The Georgia Library Association awards two scholarships annually to students pursuing 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 2015 GLA Scholarship Applications due May 23, 2015
Engaging with the ACRL Framework for Information LiteracyWednesday, May 6, 2015 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central)Register: http://goo.gl/xIIo4F Trudi Jacobson and Craig Gibson, co-chairs of the ACRL Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education Task Force, will identify the ideas underpinning the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy, which creates new opportunities… Continue Reading FREE GLA Webinar: Engaging with the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy
The Georgia Student Media Festival is celebrating its 39th anniversary this year! Each year so many students from across Georgia submit outstanding media and technology projects! Additional information about the Georgia Student Media Festival may be found at http://www.gsmf.us/entry-information.html This year the State Festival will be held on Friday, May 1, 2015 at the Clayton… Continue Reading Georgia Student Media Festival Needs Judges!
When we saw that Georgia Library Association was interested in highlighting libraries with interesting and historic architecture, the Buchanan-Haralson Public Library (a member of West Georgia Regional Library) sprang to mind. This fantastic library is thrilled to occupy the Historic Haralson County Courthouse. Completed in 1892, our two-story, red brick building is an elegant example… Continue Reading Buchanan-Haralson Public Library in the Spotlight!
AEL Presents… The Extroverted Introvert: Public Speaking and Library Instruction for the New Librarian
AEL Presents… The Extroverted Introvert: Public Speaking and Library Instruction for the New LibrarianDate: Saturday, April 25thTime: 2-4pmLocation: Toco Hill-Avis G. Williams Library, 1282 McConnell Drive, Decatur, GA 30033 GLA’s Atlanta Emerging Librarians is proud to present our first formal presentation for 2015! We think that one of the most valuable skills a librarian can… Continue Reading AEL Presents… The Extroverted Introvert: Public Speaking and Library Instruction for the New Librarian
Do you know someone whose contributions to Georgia libraries and/or the Georgia Library Association should be recognized? Take the time to nominate a deserving individual or team today! Each year at COMO, the Georgia Library Association honors outstanding librarians, library staff members, and library advocates through the following awards: Bob Richardson Award Charles Beard Library… Continue Reading 2015 GLA Awards Nominations – Extended Deadline! New Deadline – May 1, 2015