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Valdosta State University’s Odum Library Celebrates National Library Week with Read Fest

By  Brett A. Williams Odum Library will team up again this year with Valdosta State University’s Dewar College of Education and Human Services to host Read Fest. Read Fest is an annual event held during National Library Week. The purpose of Read Fest is to promote a lifelong love of reading and literacy. Each year… Continue Reading Valdosta State University’s Odum Library Celebrates National Library Week with Read Fest

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Emerging Issues in Copyright and Intellectual Property for Public Libraries – Carterette Series Webinar

Emerging Issues in Copyright and Intellectual Property for Public LibrariesWednesday, April 13, 2016 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central)Register:  https://goo.gl/kpXN1L Description:   Copyright issues may be familiar territory to those working in academic libraries, but a discussion of copyright and intellectual property is not as common in the public library setting. Although… Continue Reading Emerging Issues in Copyright and Intellectual Property for Public Libraries – Carterette Series Webinar

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2016 GLA Awards Nominations – DEADLINE: April 15, 2016

Do you know someone whose contributions to Georgia libraries and/or the Georgia Library Association should be recognized? Take the time to nominate a deserving individual or team today! Each year at COMO, the Georgia Library Association honors outstanding librarians, library staff members, and library advocates through the following awards: Bob Richardson Award Charles Beard Library… Continue Reading 2016 GLA Awards Nominations – DEADLINE: April 15, 2016

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GLQ Winter 2016 Now Available

The winter 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 the featured article, and check out the spotlights and book reviews! Some highlights include:A letter from the GLA President Cathy JeffreyA Peek Inside the Personal Library of Joy BoltA Library Without Books… Continue Reading GLQ Winter 2016 Now Available

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Athens Technical College Library in the Spotlight!

Athens Campus Library is located on right side of Dr. Kenneth Easom Administrative Building. Athens Technical College established in 1958, is a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia. Athens Technical College has served citizens by providing quality educational programs in a 10-county service area. It offers over 150 program specializations in business, health,… Continue Reading Athens Technical College Library in the Spotlight!

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Professional Development Events in March

This list is provided by Georgia Public Library Service.  Visit the GPLS CE Calendar for the program descriptions and to register. ONLINE CONFERENCEMar. 16: Library 2.016: Privacy in the Digital Age (Library 2.0) ASSESSMENT & PLANNINGMar. 17: Make a Splash with Project Outcome: Measuring the Success of Summer Reading Programs (Public Library Association) CHILDREN &… Continue Reading Professional Development Events in March

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Georgia Librarians Virtual Staff Development Day – April 12, 2016

Join Georgia Public Library Service on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 for the Virtual Staff Development Day! Register  This event, in celebration of National Library Week, is brought to you by the Georgia Public Library Service and the Georgia Library Association, with support from the Library Services and Technology Act through the Institute of Museum and… Continue Reading Georgia Librarians Virtual Staff Development Day – April 12, 2016

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Academic Library Division Call for Papers – Proposals submission deadline April 4, 2016

The Academic Library Division of the Georgia Library Association/Georgia Chapter of ACRL invites Georgia librarians and library science students to submit research papers pertaining to academic libraries for presentation at 2016 COMO conference. Criteria for selection include purpose, content, organization, scholarship, and references. Papers should include research on developments in academic libraries that present challenging… Continue Reading Academic Library Division Call for Papers – Proposals submission deadline April 4, 2016

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Instructional Design: An Introduction for Librarians – Free Webinar

Join Carterette Series team for another great free webinar – Instructional Design: An Introduction for LibrariansDate: March 2, 2016 — 2PM EST (1PM CST | 12PM MST | 11AM PST)Register at https://goo.gl/LsTXyH Description: Many librarians find that teaching patrons, colleagues, and other stakeholders is a significant part of their work, regardless of their role in… Continue Reading Instructional Design: An Introduction for Librarians – Free Webinar

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Roddenbery Memorial Library in the Spotlight!

Roddenbery Memorial Library is a single-site, single-county, rural library serving Grady County in southwest Georgia. Cities and towns served by the library include Cairo, Whigham, Calvary, Reno, and Pine Park. The Roddenbery Memorial Library, first known as the Cairo Public Library, opened in January of 1939. The small library was located on the second floor… Continue Reading Roddenbery Memorial Library in the Spotlight!