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North Georgia Associated Libraries wants you!

North Georgia Associated Libraries wants you!Learn more by watching this brief video from incoming Chair, Kara Rumble. The North Georgia Associated Libraries quarterly meeting will be virtual.We will begin with a brief business meeting including a discussion of new officers. The informational presentation will follow. WEBINAR: Innovating Services and Workflows During COVID-19DATE: Wednesday, July 22,… Continue Reading North Georgia Associated Libraries wants you!

Clayton County Library System in the Spotlight

The Clayton County Library System’s (CCLS) mission is to contribute to the success of the citizens of its diverse community by offering a full range of library services that meet their informational, educational, and leisure interests, fostering the love of reading in youth and the lifelong pursuit of knowledge for all.Clayton County Library System consists… Continue Reading Clayton County Library System in the Spotlight

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

The Georgia Library Association’s Technical Services Interest Group is pleased to announce a free virtual workshop! July 21st, 2- 3 PM Updating Local Holding Records (LHR) for Serials More about the Workshop: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

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Technical Services Interest Group Workshop

The Georgia Library Association’s Technical Services Interest Group is pleased to announce a free virtual workshop! July 14th, 2- 3 PM. Customizing the Connexion Client to Work for You More about the Workshop:OCLC’s Connexion Client has a number of built-in tools to help catalogers save time and energy through customizations that provide controlled automation and… Continue Reading Technical Services Interest Group Workshop

Updated: Spring Book and Paper Conservation/Preservation Workshop Series

The Georgia Archives Conservation Department together with the Big River Bindery are excited to present four 3-day workshops in 2020 on the conservation and preservation of books and paper artifacts: • Preservation Management for Cultural Heritage Institutions – July 17 – 19 ($200) • Introduction to Paper Conservation – August 7 – 9 ($350) •… Continue Reading Updated: Spring Book and Paper Conservation/Preservation Workshop Series

Migration and Settlement in Early Georgia – July 2020 Georgia Archives Virtual Lunch and Learn

On Friday, July 10, 2020, noon-1:00 p.m., the Georgia Archives’ virtual Lunch and Learn program will be available to the public. Migration and Settlement in Early Georgia will be presented by Georgia Archives’ Collections Manager, Dr. Hendry Miller.This presentation explores migration and settlement patterns in Colonial Georgia, focusing on what brought people to the southeast,… Continue Reading Migration and Settlement in Early Georgia – July 2020 Georgia Archives Virtual Lunch and Learn

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Georgia Library Association Statement Against Racism

The Georgia Library Association joins the American Library Association and the Black Caucus of ALA in strongly condemning systemic violence and racism against Black people and People of Color. The Georgia Library Association represents libraries and library employees of all types in Georgia: public, academic, special, and school. Libraries are not neutral. Libraries seek to… Continue Reading Georgia Library Association Statement Against Racism

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Freedom Middle School Media Center in the Spotlight!

By Ebonie Thompson The vision for the Freedom Middle School Media Center, located in Stone Mountain, Georgia, is for it to be truly the heart of the school. A warm and welcoming place for every student, staff member and parent everyday- to the best of their abilities. To achieve this, S.N.A.I.L.S (Special Needs and Inclusive… Continue Reading Freedom Middle School Media Center in the Spotlight!

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A Tale of Two Libraries: How Augusta University Overcame Campus Closures and Social Distancing to Bring Finals Frenzy Programming to Students

By Aspasia Luster, Bettina Askew, Maranda Christy, Ali Gomez, Josette Kubicki, Shafer Tharrington, Lachelle Smith At the end of every spring and fall semester, the Augusta University (AU) Libraries are busy providing free food, coffee, and relaxing activities to students preparing for exams. With both of our libraries, Greenblatt Library on the Health Sciences campus… Continue Reading A Tale of Two Libraries: How Augusta University Overcame Campus Closures and Social Distancing to Bring Finals Frenzy Programming to Students

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Georgia Tech Library Responds to COVID-19

By Jason Wright In response to the COVID-19 quarantine and subsequent shutdown of campus, the Georgia Tech Library adopted a number of online and in-person strategies to bring high-quality services and instruction to students, staff and faculty. Numerically, the most impactful has been moving all library-led workshops online. The Library offers 20-30 classes a month… Continue Reading Georgia Tech Library Responds to COVID-19