Georgia Library Association

AEL Informal Mingle: Atlanta Rollergirls’ Playoffs & Dinner – July 15, 2017

The Atlanta Emerging Librarians’ (AEL) next informal mingle will be at the Yaarab Shrine Center on Ponce de Leon Avenue for the Atlanta Rollergirls’ Playoff game on July 15, 2017 at 5:00pm. Join us as we watch two teams battle it out for a chance at the 2017 Championship Bout! Can’t make it to the… Continue Reading AEL Informal Mingle: Atlanta Rollergirls’ Playoffs & Dinner – July 15, 2017

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2017 GLA Paraprofessional Grants – Apply by June 30, 2017

The Paraprofessional Division of the Georgia Library Association (GLA) announces its 2017 Paraprofessional Grants. Five (5) $250 Award Grants will be given to the winners to facilitate their attendance at the 2017 Georgia Libraries Conference – GLA’s Annual Convention to be held in Columbus, Georgia October 4-6, 2017.  In addition, each winner will receive an… Continue Reading 2017 GLA Paraprofessional Grants – Apply by June 30, 2017

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Georgia Libraries Conference Call for Proposals Now Open!

Proposals are now being accepted for the 2017 Georgia Libraries Conference, including pre-conference sessions, presentations, demonstrations and posters. This year’s conference will take place October 4-6, 2017 at the Columbus, Georgia Convention & Trade Center. All proposal submissions are due by June 12, 2017.  Guidelines and forms for submitting your proposal(s) can be found on… Continue Reading Georgia Libraries Conference Call for Proposals Now Open!

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Movin’ on Up: Advancing into Academic Library Middle Management – Carterette Series Webinar

Movin’ on Up: Advancing into Academic Library Middle ManagementWednesday, June 7, 2017 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register: https://goo.gl/DTk8qO Description:  Can an academic librarian who has only worked on the front lines compete with those who have supervisory experience for middle management positions? What traits are hiring committees looking for… Continue Reading Movin’ on Up: Advancing into Academic Library Middle Management – Carterette Series Webinar

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Augusta University Libraries in the Spotlight

The University Libraries of Augusta University are comprised of Reese Library, which serves mainly undergraduates as well as graduates in education, business, public administration, and psychology, and Robert B. Greenblatt, MD Library, which serves the health sciences professional schools (e.g., medicine, dentistry, nursing, allied health sciences). Augusta University is a consolidation of Augusta State University… Continue Reading Augusta University Libraries in the Spotlight

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Apply for GLA Scholarship – Deadline to apply May 19, 2017

The Georgia Library Association awards two scholarships annually to students pursuing a master’s degree in library science. The Hubbard Scholarship, a $3,000 award, is intended to recruit excellent candidates for librarianship in Georgia and defray some of the costs of their education. The Beard Scholarship, in the amount of $1,500, is targeted for applicants of… Continue Reading Apply for GLA Scholarship – Deadline to apply May 19, 2017

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Academic Library Division Election Call for Nominations

Are you an academic librarian looking to get more involved in the Georgia Library Association? The Academic Library Division of GLA is currently seeking nominations for a Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect (a 3 year commitment), a Secretary (a 1 year commitment), and an ACRL representative (a 3 year commitment.) You can nominate yourself or suggest another worthy academic… Continue Reading Academic Library Division Election Call for Nominations

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AABIG 2017 Call for Proposals Deadline Extended to Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Atlanta Area Bibliographic Instruction Group (AABIG) Call for Proposals:  AABIG welcomes conference proposals for the 2017 AABIG Conference on June 16, 2017 at West Georgia Technical College in Newnan, GA. What’s the Next BIG Thing?This year’s theme (above) can be interpreted in many ways. For example, we encourage librarians to present on: • innovations in… Continue Reading AABIG 2017 Call for Proposals Deadline Extended to Tuesday, May 16, 2017

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Seeing the Big Picture: Using Images to Understand Students’ Approaches to the Research Process – Webinar

Seeing the Big Picture: Using Images to Understand Students’ Approaches to the Research ProcessWednesday, May 3, 20172pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central)Register: https://goo.gl/EmCFNSDescription: Images can provide a valuable method of understanding user behavior. This presentation describes a project at the University of Nevada, Reno, where librarians asked students from different majors… Continue Reading Seeing the Big Picture: Using Images to Understand Students’ Approaches to the Research Process – Webinar