The GLA Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce the 2016 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. This year’s C.S. Hubbard scholarship winner is Katie Mitchell. Katie graduated from the University of Georgia with… Continue Reading GLA Scholarship Winners 2016
The GLA Membership Committee is hosting a “Bring a Friend to COMO” Membership Drive Contest in August. For every member that you refer throughout the month of August, both you and the new member will be entered into a drawing for a free registration to this year’s COMO in October! The more people you refer,… Continue Reading GLA Membership Contest: Bring a Friend to COMO!
Thanks to the support of friends, colleagues, and users, the Georgia Archives is once again open five days a week to researchers. Since joining the Board of Regents in July 2013, the number of staff has increased to 25. Postponed projects are being completed, including major improvements to the building’s systems to increase efficiency and… Continue Reading Georgia Archives in the Spotlight!
The Atlanta Emerging Librarians’ (AEL) next informal mingle will be at the Atlanta Rollergirls’ Grudge Match on Aug. 20, 2016 at 5pm. Come join us for a night of fun while we watch the Denim Demons and the Sake Tuyas vie for 3rd and 4th place in the league. When: Aug. 20, 2016 at 5pmWhere:… Continue Reading Atlanta Emerging Librarians Informal Mingle – August 20, 2016
Maximizing Outreach Without Maxing Out: No-to-Low Cost Ways of Getting Your Library’s Message Out ThereWednesday, August 17, 2016 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register: https://goo.gl/brWx9y Description: Almost every library considers marketing and outreach a priority, but too often staffing or budget constraints cut these efforts off at the knees. Join… Continue Reading Upcoming Carterette Webinar: Maximizing Outreach Without Maxing Out
The Georgia Library Association’s Savannah Area Meet-up group is excited to announce our third meet-up. It will be hosted by Live Oak Public Libraries. When: Thursday, August 11, 2016Time: 3:00 PM to 5:00 PMWhere: Southwest Chatham Library Branch 14097 Abercorn Street Savannah, GA 31419 If you are near Chatham, Bryan, Bullock, Effingham,… Continue Reading Savannah Area Librarians Meet-up – August 11, 2016
This list is provided by Georgia Public Library Service. Visit the GPLS brand new Learning Center to find out about training events, webinar archives, self-paced library courses, CE resources, and more. July 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pmHow to Set-Up a Minecraft Program for KidsIf you would like to know the challenges involved in… Continue Reading Professional Development Events in July
Aerial view of ARCPLS old and new headquarters The Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System (ARCPLS) is comprised of the Headquarters Library and five branches scattered throughout the greater Augusta, Georgia area. The Headquarters Library was opened in 2010 across the street from the previous main location, transporting services and collections from a 3500 square foot… Continue Reading Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System in the Spotlight
The Georgia Library Association is undertaking the GLA website redesign. As part of this effort, we would like to know how you use the GLA website and what content and features you would like to see on the new site. The following 10 questions survey will only take a few minutes to complete – https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/XZ2T2RV… Continue Reading GLA Website Redesign Survey
Upcoming Carterette Webinar: Integrated Assessment for Informed Collection Management – July 6, 2016
Integrated Assessment for Informed Collection Management: A Review of the Pilot YearWednesday, July 6, 20162pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central)Register: https://goo.gl/xgUbac Description: In June 2015, the Kennesaw State University Library System launched a pilot implementation of a newly-conceived Collection Assessment Plan. The plan follows a 5-year rotating schedule for systematically reviewing… Continue Reading Upcoming Carterette Webinar: Integrated Assessment for Informed Collection Management – July 6, 2016