Georgia Library for Accessible Statewide Services in the Spotlight

GLASS, Georgia Library for Accessible Statewide Services, is a network library of the National Library Service for Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS) program, providing talking book and braille materials to Georgians with print impairments since the 1931.  As a unit of Georgia Public Library Service, GLASS includes a regional library, a distribution center and a… Continue Reading Georgia Library for Accessible Statewide Services in the Spotlight

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2018 GLA Executive Board Officer Election Results

Thank you all for your participation in the recent election for the open officer positions on the GLA Executive Board. We had a wonderful slate of talented candidates running for office this year and substantial membership participation in the election. The results of this year’s election are Vice-President/President Elect Laura Burtle Vice-President for Marketing and… Continue Reading 2018 GLA Executive Board Officer Election Results

Carterette Series Webinars

Flipped Classroom: Turning Traditional Library Programs Upside Down – New Date 10/24

Flipped Classroom: Turning Traditional Library Programs Upside Down Wednesday, October 24, 2018 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register: goo.gl/9Vgyxc Description: Representatives from Gwinnett County (GA) and Cobb County (GA) Public Libraries will discuss and demonstrate techniques for using the flipped classroom model of educational programming. This method embraces a “learn… Continue Reading Flipped Classroom: Turning Traditional Library Programs Upside Down – New Date 10/24

Gwinnett County Public Library’s ‘Social Saturday’ in the Spotlight!

The most innovative projects begin with an open mind and the Gwinnett County Public Library’s ‘Social Saturday’ program is no different. The program serves individuals with severe and profound disabilities and began as an effort to provide a monthly social opportunity to a specific group of individuals who had aged out of the public school… Continue Reading Gwinnett County Public Library’s ‘Social Saturday’ in the Spotlight!

Georgia Libraries Conference 2018 – Early Bird Registration Ends on September 15.

Register by September 15, 2018 to recieve an early bird discount. Georgia Libraries Conference is a joint venture between the Georgia Library Association and the Georgia Association for Instructional Technology. The 2018 Georgia Libraries Conference will be held Wednesday, October 3d – Friday, October 5th at the Columbus Convention & Trade Center in Columbus, Georgia.… Continue Reading Georgia Libraries Conference 2018 – Early Bird Registration Ends on September 15.

Southern Crescent Technical College Library in the Spotlight!

Southern Crescent Technical College (SCTC) was formed in the summer of 2010 as the result of a merger between Flint River Technical College and Griffin Technical College. Southern Crescent Technical College has five convenient locations with libraries located on the Griffin and Flint River campus along with a computer lab acting as a virtual library… Continue Reading Southern Crescent Technical College Library in the Spotlight!

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Free ACRL webinar – Special Collections & Archives: Partners in Critical Information Literacy

The Academic Library Division of the Georgia Library Association would like to invite you to a free ACRL webinar viewing party. Special Collections & Archives: Partners in Critical Information Literacy More information about the webinar – http://www.ala.org/acrl/onlinelearning/partnersincritinfolit Register: https://gatech.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0cBDI4r2sCjHQZ7 Live viewing Date: 09/13/2018 Time: 2:00 pm Central Georgia Technical College, Milledgeville Campus, Georgia Southern University… Continue Reading Free ACRL webinar – Special Collections & Archives: Partners in Critical Information Literacy

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CGLC & ILL Interest Group Meet-up! – September 21, 2018

Georgia Library Association’s Coastal Georgia Library Collaborative and the Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Interest Group invites you to our next local library employee meet-up. It will be held on Friday, September 21, 2018, from 12-2pm at the St. Simons Island Public Library, part of the Marshes of Glynn library system. Join us for lunch overlooking the beach… Continue Reading CGLC & ILL Interest Group Meet-up! – September 21, 2018

Carterette Series Webinars

Double Trouble: Two Innovative Approaches to Information Literacy Instruction

Double Trouble: Two Innovative Approaches to Information Literacy Instruction Wednesday, August 29, 2018 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register: goo.gl/ehjdCd Setting Healthy “Digital Boundaries”: Instruction Aimed at the Reflective Use of Technology by College Students Description: Research has shown college students are susceptible to burnout as a result of too… Continue Reading Double Trouble: Two Innovative Approaches to Information Literacy Instruction

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Helping Faculty Find, Use, and Modify Open Educational Resources – Free ACRL webinar

The Academic Library Division of the Georgia Library Association would like to invite you to a free ACRL webinar viewing party. Helping Faculty Find, Use, and Modify Open Educational Resources Date: 08/15/2018 Time: 2:00 pm Register: https://b.gatech.edu/2Oi0U9n The webinar will be held simultaneously in five different locations across the state. Please register so that we can… Continue Reading Helping Faculty Find, Use, and Modify Open Educational Resources – Free ACRL webinar