GLC 2020 Virtual Author Reception – ‘tinis & Tomes

Join the Public Library Division for GLC 2020 Virtual Author Reception – fun social event to bring authors and librarians together. Four prominent authors are given 10 minutes to share and participate in a little game of 2 Truths & a Lie.  In this game authors will present 2 true things and one lie about one of… Continue Reading GLC 2020 Virtual Author Reception – ‘tinis & Tomes

GLC 2020 with SELA Webinar Bonus Pack

With the switch to a virtual format, the GLC 2020 with SELA programming committee has the opportunity to present this Bonus Pack of webinars! • Tuesday, Sept 8th: About Face Design: Turning your Face-To-Face Instructional Programming to Virtual• Tuesday, Sept 15th: Making your online instruction scale: practical techniques• Tuesday, Sept 22nd: Under the Big Top:… Continue Reading GLC 2020 with SELA Webinar Bonus Pack

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

Join GLA Technical Services Interest Group for the final free GLA TSIG virtual workshop of 2020! Topic: Updating Local Holding Records (LHR) for Serials Time: Sep 29, 2020 02:00 PM Description: 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

Center for Puppetry Arts Library in the Spotlight

By Katie Sparks Many people in the Atlanta area are familiar with the Center for Puppetry Arts. It is a popular destination, offering live puppet shows for families and adults, puppet-building workshops, and a Museum featuring puppets from around the world as well as a beloved Jim Henson exhibit. As you might imagine, it is… Continue Reading Center for Puppetry Arts Library in the Spotlight

Georgia Library Association

2021 GLA Executive Board and Division Officers Election

The time to elect your 2021 GLA Executive Board and Division Officers is almost here! To help you prepare, check out the Georgia Library Association Election Guide for a full list of candidates and amendments that are on the ballot! From September 1, 2020 to September 20, 2020, all members of the association will receive… Continue Reading 2021 GLA Executive Board and Division Officers Election

Donate to Scholarship Raffle

The Scholarship Committee is seeking donations for the virtual Scholarship Raffle at the 2020 Georgia Libraries Conference taking place October 7-9, 2020. We look forward to hosting a raffle, but it will look a little different this year! We will be accepting donations of physical items (gift baskets, books, etc.), gift cards, and e-gift cards… Continue Reading Donate to Scholarship Raffle

GLC 2020 with SELA – Registration Open

A year with challenges like never before has inspired a conference with opportunities like never before! For the first time, the 2020 Georgia Libraries Conference is entirely online with free registration for current GLA, SELA, and GAIT members. Registration is now open at www.galibcon.org. While we’ll miss seeing you all in person, we have many… Continue Reading GLC 2020 with SELA – Registration Open

Big Data: Managing large-scale metadata projects in a telework environment

Date: September 1, 2020 Time: 2:00 -3:00 pm About the Workshop:Beginning in March of 2020, Mary Miller and Kathleen Carter coordinated the work of over 100 University of Georgia Libraries students, faculty, and staff on remote metadata projects for the Brown Media Archives. The great majority of these UGA employees were not catalogers, were not… Continue Reading Big Data: Managing large-scale metadata projects in a telework environment

Wendy Cornelisen awarded the 2020 ASGCLA Leadership & Professional Achievement Award

Join us in congratulating our own Wendy Cornelisen on the 2020 ASGCLA Leadership & Professional Achievement Award! From ASGCLA press-release Wendy Cornelisen lives and breathes innovation and collaboration for the public libraries in Georgia. In her role as Assistant State Librarian at the Georgia Public Library Service, she has led efforts to celebrate accomplishments and… Continue Reading Wendy Cornelisen awarded the 2020 ASGCLA Leadership & Professional Achievement Award