Georgia Library Association

Master of Library Science Programs Fair – June 18, 2016

Metro-Atlanta Library Association and Georgia Library Association’s NMRT present … Master of Library Science Programs Fair When:   Saturday, June 18th, 2016  2:00 – 4:00 pm Where:  Oglethorpe University  Turner Lynch Campus Center  4484 Peachtree Rd NE  Atlanta, GA 30319 What:  Meet with and ask questions of representatives from a variety of ALA-accredited MLIS programs! Who:…

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Emory University and the Georgia Institute of Technology Joint Library Service Center in the Spotlight!

Emory University and the Georgia Institute of Technology in March dedicated a new joint Library Service Center (LSC), a collaborative project that houses a shared collection of materials, provides delivery services and frees space on the main campuses at both universities. The LSC, located at Emory’s Briarcliff Road property, is a secure, 55,000-square-foot, climate-controlled facility…

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GLQ Spring 2016 Issue Now Available

The spring 2016 issue of the Georgia Library Quarterly is now available at http://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/glq/ Check out the new spotlights on Map and Government Information Library, University of Georgia Libraries Ruth Holder Public Library – Temple, West Georgia Regional Library System St. Simons Island Public Library Read about a librarian’s private library Check out a peer-reviewed…

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2016 Paraprofessional Grants – Applications Due June 17, 2016

The Paraprofessional Division of the Georgia Library Association announces its 2016 Paraprofessional Grants.   Five (5) $250 Award Grants will be given to the winners to facilitate their attendance at GaCOMO 2016 – GLA’s Annual Convention to be held in Athens, Georgia October 5-7, 2016.  In addition, each winner will receive an awards plaque, which…

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COMO 2016 Call for Proposals – Submit by May 30, 2016

The Georgia Library Association, Georgia Association for Instructional Technology, and Southeastern Library Association invite proposals for panels, workshops, and meetings for the 2016 Georgia COMO/SELA Joint conference. Please submit your proposals on GA COMO website. This year, the conference will be held at the Classic Center in Athens, GA on October 5-7, 2016. Our theme…

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Cobb County Public Library System’s Falls Prevention Awareness Initiative in the Spotlight!

Cobb County librarians Susan Irvin, left, and Sherry Blomeley  By Tom Brooks Cobb County Public Library System‘s Sherry Blomeley and Susan Irvin are engaged in a unique public health initiative. Blomeley, a Cobb library Region Manager, and Irvin, an Adult Services librarian, are “Coaches” leading an evidence-based class designed to assist seniors in reducing the…

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Professional Development Events in May

This list is provided by Georgia Public Library Service.  Visit the GPLS CE Calendar for the program descriptions and to register. ADVOCACYMay 4: Listen Up! Turning Library Agnostics into True Believers (Texas State Library & Archives Commission)May 12: Early Literacy Outreach for Teen Parents: Engage and Inspire with ECRR 2.0 (Texas State Library & Archives…

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AEL Presents… Marketing Yourself, Your Library, and Your Services

AEL Presents… Marketing Yourself, Your Library, and Your Services Date: Saturday, May 7thTime: 10:30am – 12:30pmLocation: 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 2016! We think marketing is an important skill for librarians to develop and practice. Kelly…