More Than an Editing Party: Why and How You Should Organize a Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon”Wednesday, October 18, 2017 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register: goo.gl/2KBKHT Description: Wikipedia, the global volunteer-edited reference source, has grown from a scrappy upstart to being regarded (sometimes reluctantly) as a mainstay of our information landscape. But… Continue Reading More Than an Editing Party: Why and How You Should Organize a Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon – Free Webinar
Early Bird Registration closes soon for the 2017 Georgia Libraries Conference! Register today at galibcon.org/registration. Georgia Libraries Conference is a joint venture between the Georgia Library Association and the Georgia Association for Instructional Technology. The 2017 Georgia Libraries Conference will be held Wednesday, October 4th – Friday, October 6th at the Columbus Convention & Trade… Continue Reading Early Bird Registration closes soon for the Georgia Libraries Conference!
GLA’s Atlanta Emerging Librarians are hosting their first formal mingle of 2017! Learn about special libraries and what it takes to be a special librarian. Our presenters will talk about their organizations and their roles as special librarians. Resources will be shared, skills will be discussed, and participants will even have an opportunity to try… Continue Reading AEL Formal Mingle: You’ve Got Options: Working as a Special Librarian
Library Technology Center, University of North Georgia Libraries, Dahlonega Campus in the Spotlight!
The Library Technology Center (LTC) opened in the fall of 2008. Almost ten years after opening, changing student needs and the consolidation of two institutions into the University of North Georgia have transformed the original LTC in many ways. Service points, resource locations and student work space changed for the better. Originally two service desks… Continue Reading Library Technology Center, University of North Georgia Libraries, Dahlonega Campus in the Spotlight!
By Tim Wojcik Ina Dillard Russell Library In an increasingly crowded field of library and information education sector events, Georgia College in Milledgeville hosted the first Central Georgia Libraries Unconference. It was my first experience with an unconference by such a name. It was, as the event handout stated, a “low-cost, low-travel professional development opportunity that… Continue Reading The First Annual Central Georgia Libraries Unconference Report
The summer 2017 issue of the Georgia Library Quarterly is now available at http://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/glq/ Read about GLA and Georgia library news; learn more about GLA and ALD officer candidates for 2018; see what our GLA president has to say about the upcoming Georgia Libraries Conference; and check out the articles (on games in library instruction… Continue Reading Georgia Library Quarterly Summer 2017 Published
The GLA Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce the 2017 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. Heather Smith – Beard Scholarship Winner: Heather Smith is originally from Murray County, Georgia, and currently lives… Continue Reading 2017 GLA Scholarship Winners
Censorship: It’s Not Just For Books!Wednesday, August 30, 20172pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central)Register: https://goo.gl/dLaAykDescription: When you hear about censorship in libraries, you may automatically wonder what YA book is under attack this time. However, many of the challenges to intellectual freedom we’re facing go well beyond books. Online resources, speakers… Continue Reading Carterette Series Webinars – Censorship: It’s Not Just For Books!
Date: Wednesday, August 2, 2017 Time: 2:00 – 3:00 pm Location: Lane Library at Armstrong State University This webinar is sponsored by the Academic Library Division of the Georgia Library Association, and co-hosted by the Coastal Georgia Library Collaborative. Stick around after the webinar for a one-hour workshop where we will discuss library and classroom… Continue Reading Viewing party for the ACRL recorded webinar “Fighting Fake News with the ACRL Framework”
Date: Thursday, July 13, 2017 Time: 5:30pm Location: The Georgia Historical Society Reading Room, 501 Whitaker St., Savannah, GA 31401 This casual meet-up is open to all library workers regardless of your title – paraprofessional, faculty, librarian – it doesn’t matter! This is a chance for you to meet others who work in the same… Continue Reading 7th CGLA meet-up