Georgia Library Association

Atlanta Emerging Librarians Presents: Jump Into the Job Market!

Do you need to brush up on your interview skills? Is your resume or CV current and on trend? Do you want to volunteer, but do not know how to get involved? Join Atlanta Emerging Librarians on Saturday, November 12th at 1:00 pm as our guest speakers review vital job search tips and give you… Continue Reading Atlanta Emerging Librarians Presents: Jump Into the Job Market!

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2017 GLA Election Results

The 2017 GLA officers are: Elizabeth McKinney – PresidentFred Smith – Vice President/President ElectMack Freeman – Vice President for MembershipAshley Dupuy – Vice President for Branding and MarketingEli Arnold – TreasurerGeri Mullis – Secretary Congratulations to the new Georgia Library Association leadership!

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From Fear to Trust in the Library Organization – New Carterette Webinar

      From Fear to Trust in the Library OrganizationWednesday, November 9, 2016 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central)Register:  https://goo.gl/PqlQzg Description:  Every organization deals with situations related to trust and fear. However, some organizations are more open about these issues, while others are in deep denial. According to Doug Conant, CEO… Continue Reading From Fear to Trust in the Library Organization – New Carterette Webinar

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Max Brown Family Resource Library in the Spotlight!

The Max Brown Family Resource Library services the families, patients, and visitors of Scottish Rite Hospital, part of the award winning Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta hospitals. The library is centrally located on the first floor of the hospital, and visitors easily see its collections, materials, reading exhibits, and smiling volunteers and staff members through the… Continue Reading Max Brown Family Resource Library in the Spotlight!

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COMO 2016: Eight Reasons to Attend

Register Now: georgiacomo.org/registration ~ 8 reasons to join hundreds of your colleagues at COMO: 1 Powerful Partnerships: This year’s COMO conference is a joint conference in partnership with SELA, the Southeastern Library Association (selaonline.org), and is also sponsored by GAIT, GLA, and ALA. 2. Amazing Keynote Speakers: Look forward to entertaining keynotes from  Eric Faden + Jonathan… Continue Reading COMO 2016: Eight Reasons to Attend

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Upcoming Carterette Webinar: Getting Started with Assessing Student Retention

Getting Started with Assessing Student RetentionWednesday, September 28, 2016 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central)Register:  http://goo.gl/eU8LoF Description:  It’s easy to collect data about our libraries. It’s a lot harder to interpret the data in a way that tells a compelling story. At the 2015 Southeastern Library Assessment Conference Mary O’Kelly shared exciting… Continue Reading Upcoming Carterette Webinar: Getting Started with Assessing Student Retention

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New Media Center at Valdosta State University’s Odum Library in the Spotlight!

Odum Library’s New Media Center (NMC) has successfully adapted to changing times. Since it first opened over 35 years ago, it has constantly evolved to support the needs and demands of students at Valdosta State University. As a result, the New Media Center has transformed into one of the most innovative spaces for student use… Continue Reading New Media Center at Valdosta State University’s Odum Library in the Spotlight!

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GLQ Summer 2016 Issue Now Available

The summer 2016 issue of the Georgia Library Quarterly is now available at http://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/glq/  Catch up on GLA and Georgia library news. Read a COMO paper about using games for information literacy instruction:Can Library Research Be Fun? Using Games for Information Literacy Instruction in Higher Education    Check out the library spotlights: Athens Technical College… Continue Reading GLQ Summer 2016 Issue Now Available