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Georgia Libraries Conference 2021 and 2022 Site Search

The Georgia Library Association invites you to participate in our search for a site for our 2021 and 2022 conferences. Please use the following information for your bid: Preferred date: 2021 – October 6-8; 2022 – October 5-7 Alternate date: 2021 – October 13-15; 2022 – October 12 – 15 Projected Attendance: 500-550 Sleeping Rooms… Continue Reading Georgia Libraries Conference 2021 and 2022 Site Search

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Beard and Hubbard Scholarships Open

The application period for the Beard and Hubbard Scholarships is now open! The Hubbard Scholarship is a one-time $3,000 award presented each year with the purpose of recruiting excellent librarians for Georgia and to provide financial assistance toward completing a Master’s degree in library science. It is made possible by the family and friends of… Continue Reading Beard and Hubbard Scholarships Open

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Copyright and Course Reserves: Electronic and Media Reserves – Webinar Viewing Party

The Academic Library Division of the Georgia Library Association would like to invite you to a free ACRL webinar viewing party. Copyright and Course Reserves: Electronic and Media Reserves Live viewing date: 03/11/2020 Time: 2:00 PM Register at https://forms.gle/UvN2z2857YVvYEqM9 Viewing locations: Georgia College, Milledgeville, Ga Georgia State University Decatur Campus Georgia Southern Armstrong Lane Library, Savannah, Ga Frank… Continue Reading Copyright and Course Reserves: Electronic and Media Reserves – Webinar Viewing Party

Georgia Archives’ March 2020 Lunch and Learn

“Hello, My Name is…” A History of Georgia Politicians with Unusual Names On Friday, March 13, 2020, noon-1:00 p.m., the Georgia Archives’ Lunch and Learn program will be “Hello My Name Is…”: A History of Georgia Politicians with Unusual Names by Junior Historian Andrew Bramlett. Some Georgian politicians with unusual names in the presentation include… Continue Reading Georgia Archives’ March 2020 Lunch and Learn

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Nominations now open for 2020 GLA Awards

One of the most important things that any association can do is to honor the excellence we see in our peers, in our supporters, and in the people who make Georgia’s libraries excellent in every single way. The Georgia Library Association Awards Committee seeks nominations for the 2020 GLA Awards. Winners will be recognized at… Continue Reading Nominations now open for 2020 GLA Awards

The 2020 Census: The Challenges Facing Libraries – Free Webinar

The 2020 Census: The Challenges Facing Libraries Wednesday, March 25, 2020 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register: https://bit.ly/36FyNca Description: The 2020 Census will determine how money and services are distributed for the next ten years. Libraries have always played an important part in the Census, and they will be even… Continue Reading The 2020 Census: The Challenges Facing Libraries – Free Webinar

STEM Academy @ Bartlett Library Learning Commons in the Spotlight!

By Mary Peacock The STEM Academy @ Bartlett is located in Savannah, GA. Its mission is “to ignite a passion for learning and teaching at high levels.” The STEM Library Learning Commons (STEM LLC) is a MakerSpace, a classroom, an information-gathering space, hang-out and lab. The stakeholders at The STEM Academy @ Bartlett demand learning and collaboration at… Continue Reading STEM Academy @ Bartlett Library Learning Commons in the Spotlight!

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Advocacy Alert: IMLS Statement on the President’s FY 2021 Budget Proposal

The current Administration released details from its budget request to Congress for FY 2021. The White House budget again proposes eliminating IMLS Funding. Read the IMLS Statement on the Budget Proposal As advocates, it is our responsibility to remind elected leaders that communities rely on library services to grow and thrive. As ALA President Wanda Brown stated:… Continue Reading Advocacy Alert: IMLS Statement on the President’s FY 2021 Budget Proposal

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DLG Partner Day, March 19 in Athens

The Digital Library of Georgia is happy to announce that registration for its inaugural Partner Day, March 19, 2020 (8:30 am – 4:30 pm) at the Special Collections Building at the University of Georgia is now open. Attendance is free, and each partner institution is limited to one registrant. Registration is first-come, first-served. (register) The… Continue Reading DLG Partner Day, March 19 in Athens

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Volunteer for GLA Library Day on March 4, 2020

Each year, the Georgia Library Association presents members of the Georgia General Assembly with a beautiful print created by artist Debi Davis. If you’ve been to visit your state legislator, you may have seen their collection on the walls of their office. We need your help delivering these on Wednesday, March 4th. The prints will… Continue Reading Volunteer for GLA Library Day on March 4, 2020