Georgia Library Association

GLA’s Academic Library Division Academic Research Papers

The Academic Research Paper competition is an annual event that encourages research on developments in academic libraries that present challenging opportunities for libraries and librarianship throughout the state, region and/or nation.Join us on Thursday, Sept 24th at 2pm as the winners present their papers. Attendance is free for the GLC Webinar Bonus Pack Series, but… Continue Reading GLA’s Academic Library Division Academic Research Papers

Michelle Jones

In Good Company: Michelle Jones

By Amber Spratlin Michelle Jones, Head of Reference Services and Professor of Library Science at Columbus State University’s Simon Schwob Memorial Library, took some time to talk about her library journey from part-time Reference Librarian, to Professor of Library Science after a promotion earlier this year.  Jones began working at CSU in Reference and Interlibrary Loan.… Continue Reading In Good Company: Michelle Jones

GLC 2020 Virtual Author Reception – ‘tinis & Tomes

Join the Public Library Division for GLC 2020 Virtual Author Reception – fun social event to bring authors and librarians together. Four prominent authors are given 10 minutes to share and participate in a little game of 2 Truths & a Lie.  In this game authors will present 2 true things and one lie about one of… Continue Reading GLC 2020 Virtual Author Reception – ‘tinis & Tomes

GLC 2020 with SELA Webinar Bonus Pack

With the switch to a virtual format, the GLC 2020 with SELA programming committee has the opportunity to present this Bonus Pack of webinars! • Tuesday, Sept 8th: About Face Design: Turning your Face-To-Face Instructional Programming to Virtual• Tuesday, Sept 15th: Making your online instruction scale: practical techniques• Tuesday, Sept 22nd: Under the Big Top:… Continue Reading GLC 2020 with SELA Webinar Bonus Pack

Georgia Library Association

Library Instruction in the Time of COVID-19

By Amber Spratlin Reference and Instruction librarians have been hard at work planning library instruction in non-traditional ways to adapt to new classroom stipulations. CJ Ivory, Assistant Professor and Instruction Librarian in Ingram Library at the University of West Georgia (UWG), shared with us how the Instruction Librarians at UWG are handling the pandemic.  The University of West Georgia… Continue Reading Library Instruction in the Time of COVID-19

Updating Local Holding Records (LHR) for Serials – TSIG Workshop

Join GLA Technical Services Interest Group for the final free GLA TSIG virtual workshop of 2020! Topic: Updating Local Holding Records (LHR) for Serials Time: Sep 29, 2020 02:00 PM Description: Follow along as we demonstrate how to update your serial local holdings records using OCLC’s Connexion Browser. We’ll go through the required fields and… Continue Reading Updating Local Holding Records (LHR) for Serials – TSIG Workshop

Center for Puppetry Arts Library in the Spotlight

By Katie Sparks Many people in the Atlanta area are familiar with the Center for Puppetry Arts. It is a popular destination, offering live puppet shows for families and adults, puppet-building workshops, and a Museum featuring puppets from around the world as well as a beloved Jim Henson exhibit. As you might imagine, it is… Continue Reading Center for Puppetry Arts Library in the Spotlight

Georgia Library Association

2021 GLA Executive Board and Division Officers Election

The time to elect your 2021 GLA Executive Board and Division Officers is almost here! To help you prepare, check out the Georgia Library Association Election Guide for a full list of candidates and amendments that are on the ballot! From September 1, 2020 to September 20, 2020, all members of the association will receive… Continue Reading 2021 GLA Executive Board and Division Officers Election

Donate to Scholarship Raffle

The Scholarship Committee is seeking donations for the virtual Scholarship Raffle at the 2020 Georgia Libraries Conference taking place October 7-9, 2020. We look forward to hosting a raffle, but it will look a little different this year! We will be accepting donations of physical items (gift baskets, books, etc.), gift cards, and e-gift cards… Continue Reading Donate to Scholarship Raffle