Everything You Need to Know about GLC 2021

The GLC Conference Committee is hard at work on planning an exciting GLC 2021. In preparation, the committee has started an FAQ document that they graciously shared with us. This is a living document. Please come back often for more information. When is my presentation proposal due? June 25th. Submit here. When is the conference?… Continue Reading Everything You Need to Know about GLC 2021

Georgia Libraries Conference 2021 Call for Proposals

Mark your calendars for the 2021 Georgia Libraries Conference!October 6th – 8th, 2021 The Call for Proposals for Georgia Libraries Conference 2021 is now open.This year our theme is “Enduring & Evolving”. We want to celebrate what Georgia libraries and librarians have done to innovate, problem-solve and adapt to serve their patron-base. So make sure… Continue Reading Georgia Libraries Conference 2021 Call for Proposals

Georgia Library Association

The Great Pivot: Getting Hired After COVID – an AEL event

Bring all your job hunting questions to AEL’s first event of the year: The Great Pivot: Getting Hired After COVID. Experts in the field of librarianship will share tips to help you craft the perfect resume and cover letter and help you match your skills to job opportunities. They will also answer general job-related questions.… Continue Reading The Great Pivot: Getting Hired After COVID – an AEL event

Commerce Public Library in the Spotlight

By Angel Abounader When Commerce Public Library the learned that Korean based business SK Battery America was coming to Georgia in the Winter of 2018, library staff eagerly adopted the opportunity to help introduce Korean and Asian culture to the Jackson County community. Libraries are a wonderful place to bridge gaps of curiosity and information,… Continue Reading Commerce Public Library in the Spotlight

Georgia Archives logo

2021 Paper and Painting Conservation & Preservation Workshop Series

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

Emory Libraries DEI “Little Free” Library in the Spotlight

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

Georgia Archives logo

Reward Excellent Work in Archives – Call for Awards Nominations

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

Georgia Library Association

Academic Library Division Call for Papers

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

Middle Georgia Regional Library System in the Spotlight

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

Atlanta Emerging Librarians’ Annual Mingle with the Admins – January 30, 2021

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