Do you know someone in the Georgia Library Association who would make a great representative on the GLA Executive Board in 2021? Nominate them for one of the following positions: Vice-President and President-Elect (2021-2023) Three-year commitment to serve one year in each of the following positions: GLA Vice-President and President-Elect, GLA President, and GLA Past… Continue Reading Seeking Nominations for 2021 GLA Executive Board Positions
Do you know someone who has done outstanding work using, preserving, or making historical records more accessible? Think about the 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. The Georgia Historical Records… Continue Reading Call for The Georgia Historical Records Advisory Council Awards Nominations
The 2020 Georgia Libraries Annual Conference Theme is Everyone In! This theme reflects our desire to encourage new and existing members to become engaged with GLA, either through presenting at the conference or working behind the scenes. It also reflects the importance roles libraries play promoting participation in the 2020 census, the election year,… Continue Reading The 2020 Georgia Libraries Annual Conference Theme
On January 1st, 2020, the new officers for the Georgia Library Association began their service. The Officer Induction occurred in October during the Georgia Libraries Conference in Macon, Georgia. Dr. Gordon Baker presided over the induction ceremony that included lighted candles. The following GLA members are serving as officers in 2020: President: Laura… Continue Reading New Officers for 2020
Attention New Librarians: Call for Papers for New Voices 2020 Sponsored by the University and College Library Section of the Southeastern Library Association (SELA) Submissions must be: From a new professional librarian with no more than five years of experience Address an idea or perspective on a current library issue The work will be published… Continue Reading Call for Papers for New Voices 2020
Designed for beginning archivists, manuscript curators, and librarians or those whose positions have expanded to include the management and care of their organization’s archives or manuscript/history collection, the Georgia Archives Institute provides general instruction in core concepts and practices of archival administration and the management of traditional and modern documentary materials. Recipient of the 2016… Continue Reading 54th Georgia Archives Institute
Research is Not a Basic Skill: Using the Contextual Nature of Research to Transform Information Literacy Instruction
Research is Not a Basic Skill: Using the Contextual Nature of Research to Transform Information Literacy Instruction Wednesday, February 12, 2020 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register: https://bit.ly/33MejNL Description: Students’ confidence in their research skills often does not match their proficiency with those skills. Often, what students fail to grasp… Continue Reading Research is Not a Basic Skill: Using the Contextual Nature of Research to Transform Information Literacy Instruction
By Tammy Privette CREATE! COMMUNICATE! COLLABORATE! Yes, these are buzzwords in education, but they are the mantra of the Winder Elementary Media Center. Winder Elementary School is a part of Barrow County School System, and is located in Winder, GA We are a Learning Commons where all students learn in a variety of ways. From our… Continue Reading Winder Elementary Media Center in the Spotlight!
By Emily Brown. The Baker Elementary Learning Commons is an elementary school library serving over 800 students in grades k-5. We are located in Acworth, GA. Our mission is to inspire students to be great digital citizens, empower students to be independent readers, and for students to achieve a sense of lifelong learning. The Baker Learning… Continue Reading Baker Elementary Learning Commons in Spotlight!
Date: January 10th, 2020 Location: Robert F. Hatcher, Sr. Conference Center, Middle Georgia State University in Macon. Click here for directions This year’s planning meeting will kick off a year of engagement for the Georgia Library Association. We will spend the morning with GLA 101! This is your chance to learn about the GLA organization,… Continue Reading 2020 GLA Midwinter Planning Meeting