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Free Webinar from GLA Technical Services Interest Group

The GLA Technical Services Interest Group is pleased to invite members to a free virtual workshop on May 19th from 2 to 3:30 PM. The session is titled “Linked Data for the Real World: Leveraging Metadata for Cataloging” To Register Visit:https://georgialibraries.webex.com/georgialibraries/onstage/g.php?MTID=e1a6cd328ca7dc83426162eeb539e9b8c More About the Speaker: Robin Fay is a Metadata and Technology Professional who has… Continue Reading Free Webinar from GLA Technical Services Interest Group

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Running Virtual Meetings: Tips from the Research and Assessment Interest Group

For those of us stressed over moving events and meetings online, it can be helpful to look to groups who have been incorporating virtual elements into their normal business for years. We talked with Michael Holt, Marketing & Assessment Coordinator Valdosta State’s Odum Library and chair of GLA’s Research and Assessment Interest Group, about how RAIG has worked over the years to bring… Continue Reading Running Virtual Meetings: Tips from the Research and Assessment Interest Group

Clayton County Library System Responds to COVID-19

By Dana Marseille At Clayton County Library System, a number of virtual programs have been implemented in response to the Library’s closure and the COVID-19 pandemic. One program that we have done virtually is a meeting of our Graphic Novel Club. The first meeting, which was centered around the X-Men Universe, took place on April… Continue Reading Clayton County Library System Responds to COVID-19

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Developing your Leadership Potential: Effective Practices and Innovative Ideas – ACRL webinar

The Academic Library Division of the Georgia Library Association would like to invite you to a free ACRL webinar virtual viewing party.Developing your Leadership Potential: Effective Practices and Innovative Ideas More information about the webinar – http://www.ala.org/acrl/onlinelearning/leadershippotential Participants will develop an awareness of sustainable core leadership development strategies. Participants will learn how to identify strengths… Continue Reading Developing your Leadership Potential: Effective Practices and Innovative Ideas – ACRL webinar

DeKalb County Public Library Responds to COVID-19

By Alicia Brown DeKalb County Public Library received the 2018 Georgia Public Library of the Year award for programming that embraced the county’s diverse community. This was evident through programs such as PRIME TIME Preschool, Fine Free Summer and the Human Library Project. However, during the current health pandemic known as COVID-19, DCPL had to… Continue Reading DeKalb County Public Library Responds to COVID-19

Call for Proposals: Georgia Libraries Conference with SELA – New Deadline

This year, the Georgia Library Association and the Southeastern Library Association join up to celebrate SELA’s 100th anniversary! We invite you to be a part of this exciting conference by submitting a panel, workshop, or meeting proposal. Submit your proposal through this online link. The Georgia Libraries Conference with SELA will be held at the… Continue Reading Call for Proposals: Georgia Libraries Conference with SELA – New Deadline

Valdosta State’s Odum Library Virtual Reference Desk

By Samantha Paul At Valdosta State’s Odum Library, we used the extended Spring Break to identify ways that we could operate an essential campus component (and socialization hub) in a way that could reduce risk for students, faculty, and staff during this COVID-19 pandemic. Library staff worked on signage, reducing the capacity of our computer… Continue Reading Valdosta State’s Odum Library Virtual Reference Desk

The Six-Week [Assessment] Project: How to Get from Ideas to Results in a Hurry

The Six-Week [Assessment] Project: How to Get from Ideas to Results in a HurryWednesday, May 13, 20202pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central)Register: https://bit.ly/33xO8f5Description: Through the lens of a six-week project, this webinar will offer tactics and materials for short-term project management. Over the course of six weeks in early 2019, the… Continue Reading The Six-Week [Assessment] Project: How to Get from Ideas to Results in a Hurry

Use the Library from Home! Initiative from Cobb County Public Library

By Shannon Tyner, Virtual Librarian, Cobb Library Cobb County Library system is using social media to push their digital and online resources. The day librarians got word that the libraries would be closing to the public, they created their “Use the Library from Home!” initiative. It includes graphics to share on social media, a dedicated… Continue Reading Use the Library from Home! Initiative from Cobb County Public Library

GLA Technical Services Interest Group Call for Proposals – New Deadline

The Technical Services Interest Group (TSIG) of the Georgia Library Association (GLA) will sponsor and provide complimentary registration to the 2020 Georgia Libraries Conference (GLC) for one selected proposal. The presenter must be a member of GLA and the presentation should be 45 minutes total, including 10 minutes for Q&A. Potential presentation topics include, but are… Continue Reading GLA Technical Services Interest Group Call for Proposals – New Deadline