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From Fear to Trust in the Library Organization – New Carterette Webinar

      From Fear to Trust in the Library OrganizationWednesday, November 9, 2016 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central)Register:  https://goo.gl/PqlQzg Description:  Every organization deals with situations related to trust and fear. However, some organizations are more open about these issues, while others are in deep denial. According to Doug Conant, CEO…

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Max Brown Family Resource Library in the Spotlight!

The Max Brown Family Resource Library services the families, patients, and visitors of Scottish Rite Hospital, part of the award winning Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta hospitals. The library is centrally located on the first floor of the hospital, and visitors easily see its collections, materials, reading exhibits, and smiling volunteers and staff members through the…

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COMO 2016: Eight Reasons to Attend

Register Now: georgiacomo.org/registration ~ 8 reasons to join hundreds of your colleagues at COMO: 1 Powerful Partnerships: This year’s COMO conference is a joint conference in partnership with SELA, the Southeastern Library Association (selaonline.org), and is also sponsored by GAIT, GLA, and ALA. 2. Amazing Keynote Speakers: Look forward to entertaining keynotes from  Eric Faden + Jonathan…

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Upcoming Carterette Webinar: Getting Started with Assessing Student Retention

Getting Started with Assessing Student RetentionWednesday, September 28, 2016 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central)Register:  http://goo.gl/eU8LoF Description:  It’s easy to collect data about our libraries. It’s a lot harder to interpret the data in a way that tells a compelling story. At the 2015 Southeastern Library Assessment Conference Mary O’Kelly shared exciting…

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GLQ Summer 2016 Issue Now Available

The summer 2016 issue of the Georgia Library Quarterly is now available at http://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/glq/  Catch up on GLA and Georgia library news. Read a COMO paper about using games for information literacy instruction:Can Library Research Be Fun? Using Games for Information Literacy Instruction in Higher Education    Check out the library spotlights: Athens Technical College…

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Atlanta Emerging Librarians 2016 Academic Library Tour – September 9, 2016

Atlanta Emerging Librarians 2016 Academic Library TourFriday, September 9, 20162:00 pm Looking for a challenging career path to pursue with your MLIS? Academic libraries support and serve the research and knowledge of the college and university community. Academic librarianship also provides a great opportunity to employ subject area expertise. Please join Atlanta Emerging Librarians on Friday,…

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GLA Scholarship Winners 2016

The GLA Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce the 2016 winners of the Beard and Hubbard scholarships. These two awards are given annually by GLA to provide financial assistance for students pursuing a Master’s degree in library science. This year’s C.S. Hubbard scholarship winner is Katie Mitchell.  Katie graduated from the University of Georgia with…