By Tim Wojcik Ina Dillard Russell Library In an increasingly crowded field of library and information education sector events, Georgia College in Milledgeville hosted the first Central Georgia Libraries Unconference. It was my first experience with an unconference by such a name. It was, as the event handout stated, a “low-cost, low-travel professional development opportunity that… Continue Reading The First Annual Central Georgia Libraries Unconference Report
The summer 2017 issue of the Georgia Library Quarterly is now available at http://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/glq/ Read about GLA and Georgia library news; learn more about GLA and ALD officer candidates for 2018; see what our GLA president has to say about the upcoming Georgia Libraries Conference; and check out the articles (on games in library instruction… Continue Reading Georgia Library Quarterly Summer 2017 Published
The GLA Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce the 2017 winners of the Beard and Hubbard scholarships. These two awards are given annually by GLA to provide financial assistance for students pursuing a Master’s degree in library science. Heather Smith – Beard Scholarship Winner: Heather Smith is originally from Murray County, Georgia, and currently lives… Continue Reading 2017 GLA Scholarship Winners
Censorship: It’s Not Just For Books!Wednesday, August 30, 20172pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central)Register: https://goo.gl/dLaAykDescription: When you hear about censorship in libraries, you may automatically wonder what YA book is under attack this time. However, many of the challenges to intellectual freedom we’re facing go well beyond books. Online resources, speakers… Continue Reading Carterette Series Webinars – Censorship: It’s Not Just For Books!
The Academic Library Division of the Georgia Library Association would like to invite you to two free ACRL webinar viewing parties. Please register for one or both of the webinars using the links below so that we can let our host locations know how many to expect. Viewing parties will be held simultaneously at the… Continue Reading ACRL Webinar Viewing Party: Fighting Fake News with the ACRL Framework – August 2, 2017.
The Russell Library of Georgia College invites you to the 1st Annual Central Georgia Libraries UnconferenceGrow Local: Cultivating a Culture of Professional Development in Central Georgia Libraries Friday July 28, 2017 9am-4:30pmRussell Library: Georgia College & State University Milledgeville, Georgia #growgalibs This event invites professional and support staff at academic and public libraries within the… Continue Reading 1st Annual Central Georgia Libraries Unconference – July 28, 2017
The 2017 MLS Programs Fair, coordinated jointly by the Metro-Atlanta Library Association and GLA’s New Members Round Table, will take place on Saturday, July 29th from 2:00-3:30pm at Oglethorpe University. There will be information available for MLS programs around the U.S., including:• Drexel University• Florida State University• Middle Tennessee State University• University of Alabama• University… Continue Reading MLS Programs Fair on Saturday July 29th at Oglethorpe
One of the goals of the ILL Interest Group this year is to promote communication and knowledge sharing within our ILL community. This year we will hold several meet-ups across the state in pursuit of this goal. We are happy to announce that our ILL Interest Group Summer Meet-up will be on Friday,… Continue Reading ILL Interest Group Summer meet-up
7th Coastal Georgia Library Collaborative meet-upDate: Thursday, July 13, 2017Time: 5:30pmLocation: The Georgia Historical Society Reading Room, 501 Whitaker St., Savannah, GA 31401 This casual meet-up is open to all library workers regardless of your title – paraprofessional, faculty, librarian – it doesn’t matter! This is a chance for you to meet others who work in… Continue Reading GLA Savannah Area Meetup – July 13, 2017
The spring 2017 issue of the Georgia Library Quarterly is now available at: http://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/glq/ Take a break and read about GLA and Georgia library news, check out an article about DPLA, and don’t forget the spotlights, MOPL, and book reviews!