Wendy Cornelisen awarded the 2020 ASGCLA Leadership & Professional Achievement Award

Join us in congratulating our own Wendy Cornelisen on the 2020 ASGCLA Leadership & Professional Achievement Award! From ASGCLA press-release Wendy Cornelisen lives and breathes innovation and collaboration for the public libraries in Georgia. In her role as Assistant State Librarian at the Georgia Public Library Service, she has led efforts to celebrate accomplishments and… Continue Reading Wendy Cornelisen awarded the 2020 ASGCLA Leadership & Professional Achievement Award

Georgia Libraries Conference 2020,Wherever You Are!

We’re just over nine weeks away from the 2020 Georgia Libraries Conference, so be sure to mark your calendars for October 7 through 9. This year’s conference is easier to attend than ever before with an all-virtual format and free registration for all current GLA and SELA members.Join GLA now starting at just $35, or… Continue Reading Georgia Libraries Conference 2020,Wherever You Are!

TSIG Hosts Summer Webinar Series

By Amber Spratlin You may have noticed that the Technical Services Interest Group (TSIG) has been very busy this summer, developing and hosting a series of training webinars. According to Linh Uong, TSIG Chair, the idea for this series originated in 2019. Uong reiterated the idea at GLA Midwinter 2020, and the Workshop Subcommittee (consisting of Linh Uong, Rachel Evans, Rebecca Hunnicutt,… Continue Reading TSIG Hosts Summer Webinar Series

Story Walk® at the Thomas County Public Library in the Spotlight

By Samantha Hanchett What could a family love better than a bagful of books from the Library? How about a beautiful story book that gets them outside and encourages them to run and have fun? The Thomas County Public Library has done just that with their recently installed Story Walk®. You may have heard of… Continue Reading Story Walk® at the Thomas County Public Library in the Spotlight

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In Good Company: Spotlight on Arthur Robinson

By Amber Spratlin Dr. Arthur Robinson, a Georgia librarian for 22 years, will retire in August from LaGrange College, where he serves as the Reference Librarian. You have likely met or seen him at GLA or GALILEO conference events, or benefited from his help with a particularly tricky interlibrary loan request. Dr. Robinson took a few moments… Continue Reading In Good Company: Spotlight on Arthur Robinson

RESCHEDULED DATES: Spring Book and Paper Conservation/Preservation Workshop Series

The Georgia Archives Conservation Department together with the Big River Bindery are excited to present four 3-day workshops in 2020 on the conservation and preservation of books and paper artifacts: • Preservation Management for Cultural Heritage Institutions – July 17 – 19 ($200) • Introduction to Paper Conservation – August 7 – 9 ($350) •… Continue Reading RESCHEDULED DATES: Spring Book and Paper Conservation/Preservation Workshop Series

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GLA 2020 Scholarship Winners

The Georgia Library Association (GLA) Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce the 2020 recipients of the Hubbard and the Beard scholarships. These awards are given annually by GLA to provide financial assistance for students pursuing a master’s degree in library science. The Hubbard ScholarshipDonald “Don” Giacomini is this year’s C. S. Hubbard Scholarship winner.Don has… Continue Reading GLA 2020 Scholarship Winners

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GALILEO Admin: The Fast and the Functional

By Amber Spratlin On July 21, 2020, GALILEO Admin, a new local electronic resource management portal, will launch alongside the new GALILEO web portal. Mike White (GALILEO Support Analyst) and Russell Palmer (Assistant Director, GALILEO Support Services) hosted a webinar on July 7, 2020 to introduce librarians across the state to this new, one-stop shop interface for e-resource management. … Continue Reading GALILEO Admin: The Fast and the Functional

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North Georgia Associated Libraries wants you!

North Georgia Associated Libraries wants you!Learn more by watching this brief video from incoming Chair, Kara Rumble. The North Georgia Associated Libraries quarterly meeting will be virtual.We will begin with a brief business meeting including a discussion of new officers. The informational presentation will follow. WEBINAR: Innovating Services and Workflows During COVID-19DATE: Wednesday, July 22,… Continue Reading North Georgia Associated Libraries wants you!

Clayton County Library System in the Spotlight

The Clayton County Library System’s (CCLS) mission is to contribute to the success of the citizens of its diverse community by offering a full range of library services that meet their informational, educational, and leisure interests, fostering the love of reading in youth and the lifelong pursuit of knowledge for all.Clayton County Library System consists… Continue Reading Clayton County Library System in the Spotlight