Hancock Branch of the Twin Lakes Library System in the Spotlight!

By  Stephen Houser The newly opened Hancock Branch, part of the Twin Lakes Library System, is located in the heart of downtown Milledgeville, Georgia. A collaborative project between the City of Milledgeville, TLLS, and architecture firm Arcollab, this branch is housed in an historic building on Milledgeville’s mainstreet. Originally a car dealership built in 1919, the… Continue Reading Hancock Branch of the Twin Lakes Library System in the Spotlight!

We Stories: Diversity in Children’s Literature at the Library

We Stories: Diversity in Children’s Literature at the Library Wednesday, October 30, 2019   2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register: https://bit.ly/2lRzSMn Description: Research of family habits indicates that the vast majority of white families rarely, if ever, talk about race at home. At the same time, many library patrons from… Continue Reading We Stories: Diversity in Children’s Literature at the Library

Library Fest at UGA’s Law Library in the Spotlight!

By Rachel Evans, Marie Mize, Anne Burnett, and David Rutland. This fall the Alexander Campbell King Law Library at the University of Georgia turned library orientation for incoming students into a Fest, and opened the event up to the entire law school community. The idea for a fest was a collaborative one, with examples from… Continue Reading Library Fest at UGA’s Law Library in the Spotlight!

Still Time to Register for Georgia Libraries Conference 2019

There are many good reasons to register for this year’s Georgia Libraries Conference! 1. Libraries can opt for organizational registration and have a different conference attendee each day. 2. There is a conference app to help you plan which sessions to attend. 3. The all-conference lunch included with registration will feature Macon’s rich musical history… Continue Reading Still Time to Register for Georgia Libraries Conference 2019

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Call to Vote: 2020 GLA Academic Library Division Election

This year GLA Academic Library Division is electing a secretary and a vice-chair/chair-elect.  Look for the ballot in your mailbox. Candidates for Secretary Lamonica Sanford completed her undergraduate degree from Eastern Connecticut State University and received her MA in History and M.Ed in Educational Leadership at Georgia College. She received her MLIS from Valdosta State… Continue Reading Call to Vote: 2020 GLA Academic Library Division Election

3D IL: Providing Information Literacy Learning Opportunities for Distance Learners Across Time, Space and Mode

3D IL: Providing Information Literacy Learning Opportunities for Distance Learners Across Time, Space and Mode Wednesday, September 18, 2019 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register: https://bit.ly/2ZZoCge Description: As distance learning populations at many academic institutions continue to grow, instruction librarians struggle to provide equitable learning opportunities to them. With a… Continue Reading 3D IL: Providing Information Literacy Learning Opportunities for Distance Learners Across Time, Space and Mode

Black History Month at Reese Library in the Spotlight!

By Aspasia Luster and Josette Kubicki How did Black History Month at Reese Library in Augusta University, turn from library displays and passive programming quietly in the background, into a Culmination Reception, which put a spotlight on our displays, involving inspiring speeches and a party of catered refreshments, which we typically cannot afford? It all… Continue Reading Black History Month at Reese Library in the Spotlight!

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Georgia College’s Russell Library in the Spotlight!

By Lamonica Sanford Georgia College’s Russell Library is located in Milledgeville, Ga. Ina Dillard Russell Library is the heart of the Georgia College & State University campus, serving the campus community of Georgia’s designated public liberal arts university. Russell Library primarily serves students, faculty, and staff through its physical and virtual resources and services. The Russell… Continue Reading Georgia College’s Russell Library in the Spotlight!

Odum Library Learning Commons

Valdosta State University Odum Library in the Spotlight!

By Michael Holt. In January, 2019, Valdosta State University’s Odum Library opened a new Learning Commons area as part of a renovation project that began in the summer months of 2018. The new commons area included new study rooms, with collaborative technology workstations. The project also introduced the university’s Academic Support Center, which provides tutoring and… Continue Reading Valdosta State University Odum Library in the Spotlight!

Carterette Series Webinars

Censorship Beyond Books: Library Resources and Services Under Fire

Censorship Beyond Books: Library Resources and Services Under Fire  Wednesday, August 14, 2019  2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central)  Register:  https://bit.ly/2KLZXXF  Description: Learn about the wide variety of challenges libraries have faced this past year and how to prepare for them. While the profession is well-versed in protecting the right to… Continue Reading Censorship Beyond Books: Library Resources and Services Under Fire