By Tom Brooks, Communications Assistant, Cobb County Public Library System The Cobb County Public Library System is dedicated to increasing the library’s impact on the community in 2014. This year, we are focusing on expansion of the library’s outreach services and services to community members with special needs. With the help of several community partners,… Continue Reading Cobb County Public Library System: Delivering Library Services to All
The Future of Librarianship: A Librarian by Any Other NameDate: Saturday, April 19Time: 2-4 p.m.Location: Toco Hill-Avis G. Williams Library, 1282 McConnell Drive, Decatur, GA 30033 Register for this event Library school students have a growing number of job options awaiting them upon graduation. Some of these jobs may not have “librarian” in the title… Continue Reading Atlanta Emerging Librarians event: The Future of Librarianship: A Librarian by Any Other Name
Event_List_Apr_2014This list is provided by Jay Turner, Director of Continuing Education, Georgia Public Library Service. PROGRAM INFORMATION & LOGIN April 8 (1–2 pm) How Nonprofit Data and Volunteers Can Save the World (GuideStar) Join VolunteerMatch on April 8, 2014, for a free Nonprofit Insights webinar in honor of National Volunteer Week. Erinn Andrews of GuideStar… Continue Reading Professional Development Events in April
The Academic Library Division of the Georgia Library Association/Georgia Chapter of ACRL invites Georgia librarians and library science students to submit research papers for presentation at 2014 COMO October 1-3 in Augusta pertaining to academic libraries. Criteria for selection include purpose, content, organization, scholarship, and references. Papers should include research on developments in academic libraries… Continue Reading Academic Division: Call for Papers, COMO 2014
For the second year, ACRL has given each state chapter two free webcasts! The webcasts will be streamed live to in-person groups in Atlanta and Athens, and any interested GLA members are welcome to attend. The sessions and session locations were chosen by popular vote by Academic Library Division membership last month. If you want… Continue Reading ACRL Webcasts free to GLA members–sign up now!
Are you an academic librarian looking to get more involved in the Georgia Library Association? The Academic Library Division of GLA is currently seeking nominations for the following offices: Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect (3 year commitment; must be a member of GLA and ACRL) Secretary (1 year commitment; must be member of GLA) ACRL Chapters Council Representative (2… Continue Reading Call for Nominations, GLA Academic Library Division
DIY Video CreationPresented by Angela NoletWednesday, April 9 — 2:00pm – 3:00pm Eastern TimeRegister: http://tinyurl.com/qh9pmst Library users are increasingly online. Our libraries have the opportunity to reinforce the storytime environment, programs, and library products using video. Learn about cameras, filming, editing tools, and uploading video content to incorporate video into your library’s offerings. Angela Nolet… Continue Reading Carterette Series Webinar: DIY Video Creation – April 9, 2014
The Winter 2014 issue of the Georgia Library Quarterly is now available at: http://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/glq/ In this issue: Georgia Library Spotlight Chattahoochee Valley Libraries by Henry McCoyCobb County School District and Cobb County Public Library Collaboration by Janell McClureGeorgia Highlands College Libraries by Elijah Scott From the President – Susan D. Morris My Own Private Library: A… Continue Reading Winter 2014 issue of the Georgia Library Quarterly is now available
Karyn Greer’s visit By Eleonora Straub Tucked away in Sandy Springs, GA is St. Jude the Apostle Catholic School. The St. Jude Library and Media Center serves the teachers and 511 students in grades k-8. Our amazing collection has over 20,000 items including books, e-books, A/V resources (DVDs, CDs and playaways), periodicals for faculty and… Continue Reading St. Jude the Apostle Catholic School Library in the Spotlight!
The Georgia Library Association awards two scholarships annually to students completing a master’s degree in library science. The Hubbard Scholarship, a $3,000 award, is intended to recruit excellent candidates for librarianship in Georgia and defray some of the costs of their education. The Beard Scholarship, in the amount of $1,000, is targeted for applicants of… Continue Reading Georgia Library Association Scholarship Committee invites applications for 2014