Located in the south part of Forsyth County, Sharon Forks Library serves an increasingly diverse community. Usage of Sharon Forks Library, which opened in November 2000, has outpaced even the rapid growth of the county. At 20,500 square feet it was the smallest of Forsyth County Public Library’s branches, yet it has the highest circulation… Continue Reading Sharon Forks Library in the Spotlight!
The Georgia Library Association and Georgia Association for Instructional Technology invite proposals for the 2018 Georgia Libraries Conference, nee’ GA COMO. This year, our theme is ‘Open to All’. We hope to highlight the interesting, innovative, and thoughtful ways librarians are working to effectively serve all their patrons. “Open to All” can also denote the… Continue Reading Call for Proposals for the Georgia Libraries Conference – Extended to June 6, 2018
Experimenting with Controlled Vocabulary: Using the Cataloging Lab to Shape LCSH Wednesday, June 6, 2018 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register: goo.gl/EBFEPo Description: Chances are good that your library uses LCSH (Library of Congress Subject Headings) to describe resources and help users find what they need. Do you know how… Continue Reading Experimenting with Controlled Vocabulary: Using the Cataloging Lab to Shape LCSH
By Britt Boler. The goal of Thomas University Library is to empower students. We are a small library, holding approximately 20,000 print books, and serve a population of roughly 1,000 associate, bachelor’s, and master’s students. As the only academic library on campus, we strive to provide students with information, tools, and programs to help them succeed… Continue Reading Thomas University Library in the Spotlight!
Escape Rooms in the Library! Host: GLA Coastal Georgia Library Collaborative Phone: (912) 478-5647 When: Wednesday, May 23 at 1:00 PM Where: Zach S. Henderson Library, Georgia Southern University 1400 Southern Drive Statesboro, GA 30458 RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org Escape games are a fun, challenging, and popular way to engage an audience! They naturally promote critical thinking,… Continue Reading CGLC presents Escape the Library – May 23, 2018
Engaging Students Through Images: Visual Literacy as Active Learning in Library Instruction Wednesday, May 2, 2018 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register: goo.gl/rX2Xtc Description: In this webinar, the presenter will share ways to integrate images to enhance student engagement and learning. From using politically charged images to fake images, these… Continue Reading Engaging Students Through Images: Visual Literacy as Active Learning in Library Instruction
The Georgia Library Association Awards Committee seeks nominations from academic, public, school, and special librarians in Georgia for the 2018 GLA Awards. Winners will be recognized at the 2018 Georgia Libraries Annual Conference in Columbus. GLA has a variety of awards to celebrate individual or team contributions to libraries or to the state organization. Do… Continue Reading Seeking Nominations for the GLA Awards! New Deadline April 27!
Built in the late 1980’s, the Winder Public Library has served Winder for more than thirty years. The building also served as the headquarters for the Piedmont Regional Library System (PRLS) until September 2014, when regional administrative offices moved to Jefferson. Regional offices serve all ten public library locations in Banks, Barrow and Jackson counties… Continue Reading Winder Public Library in the Spotlight!
Sustainable Connected Learning for Youth Wednesday, April 11, 2018 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register: goo.gl/1NoHAK Description: Connected Learning is an innovative approach to youth learning that is based on the principle that learning happens best when it is interest-driven, peer supported, and academically oriented. Cuyahoga County (Ohio) Public Library… Continue Reading Sustainable Connected Learning for Youth
Collaborative Design Thinking: How to Strategically Leverage Shrinking Resources to Build Online Learning Experiences
The GLA Distance Learning Interest Group presents Collaborative Design Thinking: How to Strategically Leverage Shrinking Resources to Build Online Learning Experiences with Joelle Pitts Monday, April 9th 2018 2:00 pm Eastern (11:00 am Pacific | 12:00 pm Mountain | 1:00 pm Central) Register: http://bit.ly/dligpitts Description: Student interest and participation in online courses and learning experiences… Continue Reading Collaborative Design Thinking: How to Strategically Leverage Shrinking Resources to Build Online Learning Experiences