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
This list is provided by Georgia Public Library Service. Visit the GPLS CE Calendar for the program descriptions and to register. Reading the Rainbow: New Trends in LGBTQ Literature06/07/2016 – 2:00pm Why Use Google Books?06/08/2016 – 11:00am Works in Progress Webinar: Linked Open Data for Digitized Special Collections06/08/2016 – 12:00pm Celebrating Diversity: A Discussion on… Continue Reading Professional Development Events in June
Metro-Atlanta Library Association and Georgia Library Association’s NMRT present … Master of Library Science Programs Fair When: Saturday, June 18th, 2016 2:00 – 4:00 pm Where: Oglethorpe University Turner Lynch Campus Center 4484 Peachtree Rd NE Atlanta, GA 30319 What: Meet with and ask questions of representatives from a variety of ALA-accredited MLIS programs! Who:… Continue Reading Master of Library Science Programs Fair – June 18, 2016
Emory University and the Georgia Institute of Technology Joint Library Service Center in the Spotlight!
Emory University and the Georgia Institute of Technology in March dedicated a new joint Library Service Center (LSC), a collaborative project that houses a shared collection of materials, provides delivery services and frees space on the main campuses at both universities. The LSC, located at Emory’s Briarcliff Road property, is a secure, 55,000-square-foot, climate-controlled facility… Continue Reading Emory University and the Georgia Institute of Technology Joint Library Service Center in the Spotlight!
The spring 2016 issue of the Georgia Library Quarterly is now available at http://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/glq/ Check out the new spotlights on Map and Government Information Library, University of Georgia Libraries Ruth Holder Public Library – Temple, West Georgia Regional Library System St. Simons Island Public Library Read about a librarian’s private library Check out a peer-reviewed… Continue Reading GLQ Spring 2016 Issue Now Available
The Paraprofessional Division of the Georgia Library Association announces its 2016 Paraprofessional Grants. Five (5) $250 Award Grants will be given to the winners to facilitate their attendance at GaCOMO 2016 – GLA’s Annual Convention to be held in Athens, Georgia October 5-7, 2016. In addition, each winner will receive an awards plaque, which… Continue Reading 2016 Paraprofessional Grants – Applications Due June 17, 2016
The Georgia Library Association, Georgia Association for Instructional Technology, and Southeastern Library Association invite proposals for panels, workshops, and meetings for the 2016 Georgia COMO/SELA Joint conference. Please submit your proposals on GA COMO website. This year, the conference will be held at the Classic Center in Athens, GA on October 5-7, 2016. Our theme… Continue Reading COMO 2016 Call for Proposals – Submit by May 30, 2016
Cobb County librarians Susan Irvin, left, and Sherry Blomeley By Tom Brooks Cobb County Public Library System‘s Sherry Blomeley and Susan Irvin are engaged in a unique public health initiative. Blomeley, a Cobb library Region Manager, and Irvin, an Adult Services librarian, are “Coaches” leading an evidence-based class designed to assist seniors in reducing the… Continue Reading Cobb County Public Library System’s Falls Prevention Awareness Initiative in the Spotlight!
This list is provided by Georgia Public Library Service. Visit the GPLS CE Calendar for the program descriptions and to register. ADVOCACYMay 4: Listen Up! Turning Library Agnostics into True Believers (Texas State Library & Archives Commission)May 12: Early Literacy Outreach for Teen Parents: Engage and Inspire with ECRR 2.0 (Texas State Library & Archives… Continue Reading Professional Development Events in May