The Georgia Archives Conservation Department together with Paintings Conservator Jennifer Bullock are excited to present four 3-day workshops in 2021 on the conservation and preservation of paintings and paper artifacts: • Preventive Conservation: Care of Archives, Art and Artifacts: 19-21 March – $150• Paper Conservation: Infilling Losses and lnpainting of Paper Objects: 21-23 May- $300•… Continue Reading 2021 Paper and Painting Conservation & Preservation Workshop Series
By Julie Newton The Emory Libraries Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee recently launched a pilot DEI “Little Free” Library, as a compliment to the library’s “Confronting Racism” initiatives. The DEI Education sub-committee’s initial idea was to claim a bookshelf in the Robert W. Woodruff Library’s staff room for a space to donate and exchange books… Continue Reading Emory Libraries DEI “Little Free” Library in the Spotlight
Do you know someone who has done outstanding work using, preserving, or making historical records more accessible? Think about an 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. GHRAC established the Outstanding… Continue Reading Reward Excellent Work in Archives – Call for Awards Nominations
The Academic Library Division of the Georgia Library Association/Georgia Chapter of ACRL invites Georgia librarians and library science students to submit research papers pertaining to academic libraries for presentation at 2021 Georgia Libraries Conference. Criteria for selection include purpose, content, organization, scholarship, and references. Papers should include research on developments in academic libraries that present… Continue Reading Academic Library Division Call for Papers
By Sylvia O’Bear The mission of the Middle Georgia Regional Library System is to connect all people to the information necessary to improve their lives through excellent services and materials. The strength of the system rests in the commitment to meet the needs of Middle Georgians. This responsibility has grown since COVID-19 and has allowed… Continue Reading Middle Georgia Regional Library System in the Spotlight
Join the Atlanta Emerging Librarians virtually on Zoom for our annual Mingle with the Admins event on Saturday, January 30th, 2021 from noon to 2pm. Hear from admins from the library profession, network, and karaoke virtually with us! This is a bring-your-own-brunch event with door prizes (while supplies last). A Zoom link will be sent… Continue Reading Atlanta Emerging Librarians’ Annual Mingle with the Admins – January 30, 2021
The Georgia Library Association’s mission is to provide leadership in empowering and supporting library and information professionals, and the diverse library community. GLA promotes professional growth, fosters innovation, creativity, expertise, and advocacy that advances and sustains library services throughout the state of Georgia. And this works because of you, and the time you put into… Continue Reading GLA Midwinter 2021
By Clancey Cheeley When the pandemic began, libraries across Georgia found themselves faced with the conundrum of how to continue community engagement, host programs, and provide service during a time when limiting exposure to others was paramount to public health and safety. The Greene County Library, located in Greensboro, Georgia and a unit of the… Continue Reading Greene County Library in the Spotlight
Did you miss 2020 Georgia Libraries Conference, a particular session, or do you just want to refer back to a really interesting presentation or slide? This year we offer multiple ways to revisit the conference experience! Visit GLC Youtube channel for recordings of the presentations and lighting talks at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzSFWoZ0MbMh5xE-pvJ55rQ Check out the Georgia Libraries… Continue Reading The 2020 Georgia Libraries Conference Archive Is Live!
By Danielle Costello Odum library has a board game collection of over 125 games that range from familiar titles like Clue and Uno to contemporary classics like Catan and Ticket to Ride. Our collection supports not only relaxation but collaborative and creative play with games like Dungeons & Dragons. We also work to find and… Continue Reading Odum Library’s Board Game Collection & Gaming Program in the Spotlight!