You are invited to the 2nd Annual MALA-NMRT Holiday Potluck! Who – Metro Atlanta Library Association (MALA) + GLA’s New Members’ Round Table (NMRT) What – 2nd Annual Joint Holiday Potluck Party! Come meet fellow Atlanta-area library staff and friends over great food! The party will be followed by a short business meeting to elect… Continue Reading Annual MALA-NMRT Holiday Potluck – December 20, 2015
This list is provided by Georgia Public Library Service. Visit the GPLS CE Calendar for the program descriptions and to register. ASSESSMENT & PLANNINGDec. 10: Project Outcome: An Integral Part of the Planning Process (Public Library Association)BUSINESS SERVICESDec. 9: Affordable Care Act (ACA) Information Return Reporting Requirements (GPLS) CAREERSDec. 10: Landing Your Ideal Library Job… Continue Reading Professional Development Events in December
Save the Date! On December 10th, Atlanta Emerging Librarians will be meeting for the final time this year for the annual “Mingle with the Admins”. As is tradition, we have invited a mix of public, academic and special library administrators to share information about their libraries and any open positions they may have available. This… Continue Reading AEL Mingle with the Admins on December 10th, 2015
By Hallie Pritchett The Map and Government Information Library (MAGIL) opened its doors in the summer of 2012, making it the newest of the UGA Libraries. Created by the merger of the former Map Library and the University of Georgia Libraries’ extensive government documents collections, the Map and Government Information Library is located in the… Continue Reading Map and Government Information Library of UGA Libraries in the Spotlight!
Privacy in the Surveillance Age: How Librarians Can Fight Back.Wednesday, December 9, 2015 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central)Register: https://goo.gl/6Qelrm Description: In the wake of Edward Snowden’s revelations about NSA and FBI dragnet surveillance, many Americans are concerned that their rights to privacy and intellectual freedom are under threat. But librarians… Continue Reading FREE GLA Carterette Series Webinar – December 9, 2015
The fall 2015 issue of the Georgia Library Quarterly is now available at: http://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/glq/ Visit Georgia Library Spotlight section to read about Atlanta Technical College, Mercer University and Savannah College of Art and Design libraries. Learn about a librarians private library. Read a peer-reviewed article: Circulating Laptops in a Two-Year Academic Library: A Formative Assessment… Continue Reading GLQ Fall 2015 Issue Now Available
This list is provided by Georgia Public Library Service.Visit the GPLS CE Calendar for the program descriptions and to register. ADVOCACYNov. 17: Graphic Design 101 (CSL in Session)Nov. 17: Beyond the Survey: a practical approach to interviews and focus groups (Infopeople)ASSESSMENT & PLANNINGNov. 12: Article, author and journal metrics: what librarians need to know (Library… Continue Reading Professional Development Events in November
The Georgia Library Association (GLA) Membership Committee is pleased to announce a meet-up in Savannah area. This event will be held from 3-5 p.m. on Friday, December 4. If you are near Chatham, Bryan, Bullock, Effingham, Liberty counties, this is for you! Location:Savannah College of Art and Design – Jen Library201 E Broughton StreetSavannah, GA… Continue Reading GLA Meet-up in Savannah Area – December 4, 2015
St. Simons Island is one of the four barrier islands that make up the Golden Isles on the Georgia Coast. It is known for beautiful beaches, golf, and tons of fun filled entertainment. One of the precious spots to visit is the St. Simons Island Public Library. It occupies a little over 4,000 square feet… Continue Reading St. Simons Island Public Library in the Spotlight!
Congratulations to the newly elected officers of the Georgia Library Association for 2016! First Vice-President Elect: Elizabeth McKinney, Georgia Public Library ServiceSecond Vice President/Membership Chair: Mack Freeman, West Georgia Regional LibrarySecretary: Casey Long, Agnes Scott CollegeTreasurer: Eli Arnold, Oglethorpe University*President: Cathy Jeffrey, Clayton State University (Currently serving Vice President/President Elect-elected in 2014)