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Horace W. Sturgis Library of the Kennesaw State University in the Spotlight!

By Ariel  Turner Located in the bustling North Metro Atlanta community of Kennesaw, Georgia, Kennesaw State University is the third-largest public institution in Georgia, with an enrollment approaching 25,000 students. Located on the heart of campus is the Horace W. Sturgis Library. Built in 1981, the Horace W. Sturgis Library has witnessed the massive, rapid… Continue Reading Horace W. Sturgis Library of the Kennesaw State University in the Spotlight!

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Personal Digital Archiving Train-the-Trainer Workshop – July 31, 2014

The Society of Georgia Archivists, the Atlanta chapter of ARMA International, and the Georgia Library Association invite you to attend a train-the-trainer workshop on Personal Digital Archiving. Designed for information professionals from all backgrounds and levels of experience, this workshop will empower participants to see themselves as archivists of their own digital records and will… Continue Reading Personal Digital Archiving Train-the-Trainer Workshop – July 31, 2014

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Free Webinar: Net Neutrality: Recent Changes in Legislation – July 30, 2014

Net Neutrality: Recent Changes in LegislationWednesday, July 30, 2014 — 1:00pm – 2:00pm Eastern TimeRegister: http://bit.ly/1lI8NT9 “There is one Internet. It must be fast, robust and it must be open. The prospect of a gate keeper choosing winners and losers on the Internet is unacceptable….” – FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler The above quote addresses what,… Continue Reading Free Webinar: Net Neutrality: Recent Changes in Legislation – July 30, 2014

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Essentials of RDA for Non-Catalogers – Free Webinar on July 9, 2014

Topic:  Essentials of RDA for Non-CatalogersDate: 07/09/2014Time: 10:30 a.m.Register at http://bit.ly/1nNLl6LSpeakers:  Guy Frost, Univ. Assoc. Prof. and Catalog Librarian, Valdosta State University and  Susan Wynne, Cataloging and Metadata Librarian, Georgia State University, RDA (Resource Description and Access) has become a reality for many libraries, especially following the Library of Congress’ implementation in 2013. But how… Continue Reading Essentials of RDA for Non-Catalogers – Free Webinar on July 9, 2014

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Professional Development Events in June

This list is provided by Jay Turner, Director of Continuing Education, Georgia Public Library Service. The GPLS CE calendar has been updated with free, online continuing education events for June. Some highlights include: June 12 (1–2 PM)What Makes Mobile Websites Tick? How Do We Make Them Faster? (O’Reilly)The HTTP Archive allows us to research trends… Continue Reading Professional Development Events in June

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Georgia Northwestern Technical College Libraries in the Spotlight!

By Pete Bursi If you live in northwest Georgia, the next time you have your car serviced or receive medical attention there is a good chance the technician, nurse, or EMT who helps you has benefitted from the services of a Georgia Northwestern Technical College library. That’s because GNTC enrolls over 8,000 students in those… Continue Reading Georgia Northwestern Technical College Libraries in the Spotlight!

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Georgia Library Quarterly Spring 2014 issue now available

The Spring 2014 issue of the Georgia Library Quarterly is now available at http://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/glq/ Issue Highlights: Georgia Library Spotlight James Earl Carter Library, Georgia Southwestern State University Georgia State University College of Law Library Willet Memorial Library, Wesleyan College Articles: Reference Desk Models at the University of Georgia Libraries Building a Library for a Non-Profit… Continue Reading Georgia Library Quarterly Spring 2014 issue now available

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Atlanta Emerging Librarians Summer Field Trip – Sign up by July 10, 2014

This summer, SLA Georgia and Atlanta Emerging Librarians (AEL)have collaborated to organize tours of two Atlanta special libraries, the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library & Museum and the CNN Library & Archives. The tours will take place on Saturday, July 12. With the Carter Library tour limited to 20 and the CNN Library tour limited to… Continue Reading Atlanta Emerging Librarians Summer Field Trip – Sign up by July 10, 2014

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2014 GLA Paraprofessional Grants – Apply by July 1, 2014

The Paraprofessional Division of the Georgia Library Association announces its 2014 Paraprofessional Grants.   Four (4) $250 Award Grants will be given to the winners to facilitate their attendance at GaCOMO 2014 – GLA’s Annual Convention to be held in Augusta, Georgia October 1-3, 2014.  In addition, each winner will receive an awards plaque, which will… Continue Reading 2014 GLA Paraprofessional Grants – Apply by July 1, 2014

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GLMA and GLA 2014 Exemplary Library Awards – apply by June 2, 2014

In 2014, the Georgia Library Media Association (GLMA) and Georgia Library Association (GLA) will recognize and honor three exemplary and three exceptional Library Media Programs. In order to identify and highlight these programs, GLMA and GLA are soliciting applications from schools. Library Media Programs in three schools (elementary, middle and high) will be selected for… Continue Reading GLMA and GLA 2014 Exemplary Library Awards – apply by June 2, 2014