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Library Unveils Revamped Digital Repository

By Jason Wright In May the Georgia Tech Library unveiled its revamped digital repository to the Tech community. Visit https://repository.gatech.edu to explore the site.  The Georgia Tech Digital Repository collects, preserves, and expands access to the unique digital collections of immediate and long-term value to Georgia Tech and the global community. The site brings together… Continue Reading Library Unveils Revamped Digital Repository

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Gwinnett Technical College Library Renovation

By: Deborah George Yvette Williams Keitaro Mikami Lakshmi Ramachandran Jozina Cappello The Gwinnett Technical College Library (Lawrenceville campus) recently reopened its doors after a long-planned renovation! Students are enjoying our modern and bright library spaces. Popular features include six large study rooms, each filled with natural light thanks to floor-to-ceiling windows. The rooms are equipped… Continue Reading Gwinnett Technical College Library Renovation

2023 GLC Details & Registration

Conference Details Registration is now open for the 2023 Georgia Libraries Conference (GLC).  This year’s conference will be in-person October 4-6, 2023 in Athens, GA, with a virtual option to follow the next week October 10-12, on the Whova platform. Options include full conference registration, single day registration, and virtual conference registration. GLC is a… Continue Reading 2023 GLC Details & Registration

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2024 GLA Division Nominations

Academic Library Division Vice Chair / Chair Elect  Laura Burtle, MSLS, JD Associate DeanScholarly Communications and Copyright LibrarianGeorgia State University Librarylburtle@gsu.edu | 404-413-2706 Laura Burtle is an Associate Dean in the Georgia State University Library, with responsibility for the areas of Collections & Discovery, Resource Acquisitions, Digital Library Services, and Scholarly Communications. She was chair… Continue Reading 2024 GLA Division Nominations

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Libraries are for Everyone: Inclusive Programming for the LGBTQ+ Community

By Shannon Tyner and Grant Hedrick Libraries strive to be inclusive and supportive spaces for all members of their communities. That means creating spaces, building collections, and offering programs that meet the needs of diverse groups. Grant Hedrick, Library Assistant III at Sibley Library in Marietta, Georgia, found that programming for the queer community, an… Continue Reading Libraries are for Everyone: Inclusive Programming for the LGBTQ+ Community

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Fayette County Public Library’s Partnerships for Health and Wellness

Elevate Farms is a partner of Fayette County Public Library (FCPL). A seed library was created by Elevated Farms (Kay Mance) to support library patrons and Fayette County citizens’ health and wellness. At Fayette County Public Library, we seek to educate the community through literacy, arts and culture, and community engagement. The library, in partnership… Continue Reading Fayette County Public Library’s Partnerships for Health and Wellness

Presentation Proposals: Georgia Libraries Conference 2023

The Georgia Library Association invites proposals for panels and presentations for the Georgia Libraries Conference (GLC). This year’s conference will be held in-person October 4-6 , 2023 in Athens, GA. GLC is a place for our members and guests to showcase their professional and scholarly accomplishments with our profession at large. Our theme this year… Continue Reading Presentation Proposals: Georgia Libraries Conference 2023

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Libraries Strive to Build Strong Community Ties

By Shannon Tyner and Jennifer Rapier Libraries are constantly looking for meaningful ways to connect with their communities. Powder Springs Library is a medium-sized branch of the Cobb County Public Library System in southwest Cobb County. In the last ten years, the city has seen many changes including new residential housing leading to an increased,… Continue Reading Libraries Strive to Build Strong Community Ties