ATL Maps: Using Archival Resources to Visualize HistoryWednesday, May 25, 2016 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register at http://bit.ly/1NtYhyT What happens when you layer a science project on top of a walking tour on top of an art experiment on top of an archival map on top of demographic data… Continue Reading Upcoming Carterette Webinar: ATL Maps: Using Archival Resources to Visualize History
The Georgia Library Association awards two scholarships annually to students pursuing a master’s degree in library science.The Hubbard Scholarship, a $3,000 award, is intended to recruit excellent candidates for librarianship in Georgia and defray some of the costs of their education.The Beard Scholarship, in the amount of $1,500, is targeted for applicants of excellence who… Continue Reading 2016 GLA Scholarships – Applications due May 21st!
AEL Presents… Marketing Yourself, Your Library, and Your Services Date: Saturday, May 7thTime: 10:30am – 12:30pmLocation: Toco Hill-Avis G. Williams Library, 1282 McConnell Drive, Decatur, GA 30033 GLA’s Atlanta Emerging Librarians is proud to present our first formal presentation for 2016! We think marketing is an important skill for librarians to develop and practice. Kelly… Continue Reading AEL Presents… Marketing Yourself, Your Library, and Your Services
Oak View Media Center located in Oak View Elementary School, Home of the Owls, serves approximately 900 students Monday through Friday. Students and staff members are welcome in the media center 7:00 am to 3:15 pm to check out books, conduct research, work on projects, and use the computers. In order to increase reading, the… Continue Reading Oak View Elementary Media Center in the Spotlight!
This list is provided by Georgia Public Library Service. Visit the GPLS CE Calendar for the program descriptions and to register. ADVOCACYApr. 27: Instagram for Public Libraries: Good Practices for Social Media (TechSoup)Apr. 28: Make, Do, Share: Build a STEM Learning Community (WebJunction)Apr. 28: Count Your Impact: Getting Started with Outcome-Based Evaluation (Colorado State Library)… Continue Reading Professional Development Events in April
Plan to attend GA COMO 2016 on October 5-7, 2016 at the Athens Classic Center! Georgia COMO 2016 will feature Jonathan Alter, award-winning author and journalist as our luncheon speaker! Learn more about Jonathan Alter online at his website: JonathanAlter.com Stay tuned for more information.
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
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
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
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