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2020-2021 Georgia Peach Award Nominees Announced

Members of the Georgia Peach Book Award for Teen Readers have chosen the 2020-2021 Nominees. Each year, a committee of current Georgia high school media specialists/public library youth services staff reads widely to choose a list of 20 nominated titles. Beginning on May 1, 2020, teens will choose books from the following list to read… Continue Reading 2020-2021 Georgia Peach Award Nominees Announced

GHRAC announces Georgia Archives Institute Stipend

The Georgia Historical Records Advisory Council, in conjunction with the University of Georgia and the Georgia Archives, has available one stipend to cover attendance at the 2020 Georgia Archives Institute (GAI). The stipend is funded by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) and is contingent on congressional authorization of continued… Continue Reading GHRAC announces Georgia Archives Institute Stipend

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Valdosta State University Archives: Map and Plat Collections Now Available Online

Three map and plat collections featuring historical maps, plats, deeds, records, and correspondence pertaining to South Georgia land holdings dating from 1767 to 1899 are now available in the Digital Library of Georgia. These resources belong to Valdosta State University Archives. They have been made available online thanks in part to the DLG’s Competitive Digitization… Continue Reading Valdosta State University Archives: Map and Plat Collections Now Available Online

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Seeking Nominations for 2021 GLA Executive Board Positions

Do you know someone in the Georgia Library Association who would make a great representative on the GLA Executive Board in 2021? Nominate them for one of the following positions: Vice-President and President-Elect (2021-2023) Three-year commitment to serve one year in each of the following positions: GLA Vice-President and President-Elect, GLA President, and GLA Past… Continue Reading Seeking Nominations for 2021 GLA Executive Board Positions

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Call for The Georgia Historical Records Advisory Council Awards Nominations

Do you know someone who has done outstanding work using, preserving, or making historical records more accessible? Think about the historical or genealogical society, library, museum, county or municipal government, researcher, local historian, educator or student. The Georgia Historical Records Advisory Council (GHRAC) wants to encourage and reward their exceptional efforts. The Georgia Historical Records… Continue Reading Call for The Georgia Historical Records Advisory Council Awards Nominations

The 2020 Georgia Libraries Annual Conference Theme

  The 2020 Georgia Libraries Annual Conference Theme is Everyone In! This theme reflects our desire to encourage new and existing members to become engaged with GLA, either through presenting at the conference or working behind the scenes. It also reflects the importance roles libraries play promoting participation in the 2020 census, the election year,… Continue Reading The 2020 Georgia Libraries Annual Conference Theme

Call for Papers for New Voices 2020

Attention New Librarians: Call for Papers for New Voices 2020 Sponsored by the University and College Library Section of the Southeastern Library Association (SELA) Submissions must be: From a new professional librarian with no more than five years of experience Address an idea or perspective on a current library issue The work will be published… Continue Reading Call for Papers for New Voices 2020

54th Georgia Archives Institute

Designed for beginning archivists, manuscript curators, and librarians or those whose positions have expanded to include the management and care of their organization’s archives or manuscript/history collection, the Georgia Archives Institute provides general instruction in core concepts and practices of archival administration and the management of traditional and modern documentary materials. Recipient of the 2016… Continue Reading 54th Georgia Archives Institute