3D IL: Providing Information Literacy Learning Opportunities for Distance Learners Across Time, Space and Mode

3D IL: Providing Information Literacy Learning Opportunities for Distance Learners Across Time, Space and Mode Wednesday, September 18, 2019 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register: https://bit.ly/2ZZoCge Description: As distance learning populations at many academic institutions continue to grow, instruction librarians struggle to provide equitable learning opportunities to them. With a… Continue Reading 3D IL: Providing Information Literacy Learning Opportunities for Distance Learners Across Time, Space and Mode

Black History Month at Reese Library in the Spotlight!

By Aspasia Luster and Josette Kubicki How did Black History Month at Reese Library in Augusta University, turn from library displays and passive programming quietly in the background, into a Culmination Reception, which put a spotlight on our displays, involving inspiring speeches and a party of catered refreshments, which we typically cannot afford? It all… Continue Reading Black History Month at Reese Library in the Spotlight!

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Georgia College’s Russell Library in the Spotlight!

By Lamonica Sanford Georgia College’s Russell Library is located in Milledgeville, Ga. Ina Dillard Russell Library is the heart of the Georgia College & State University campus, serving the campus community of Georgia’s designated public liberal arts university. Russell Library primarily serves students, faculty, and staff through its physical and virtual resources and services. The Russell… Continue Reading Georgia College’s Russell Library in the Spotlight!

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Valdosta State University Odum Library in the Spotlight!

By Michael Holt. In January, 2019, Valdosta State University’s Odum Library opened a new Learning Commons area as part of a renovation project that began in the summer months of 2018. The new commons area included new study rooms, with collaborative technology workstations. The project also introduced the university’s Academic Support Center, which provides tutoring and… Continue Reading Valdosta State University Odum Library in the Spotlight!

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Censorship Beyond Books: Library Resources and Services Under Fire

Censorship Beyond Books: Library Resources and Services Under Fire  Wednesday, August 14, 2019  2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central)  Register:  https://bit.ly/2KLZXXF  Description: Learn about the wide variety of challenges libraries have faced this past year and how to prepare for them. While the profession is well-versed in protecting the right to… Continue Reading Censorship Beyond Books: Library Resources and Services Under Fire

Middle Georgia Regional Library in the Spotlight!

By Jeanne Peloquin. A message of “Oh yes, we’re open!” can be added to the Middle Georgia Regional Library’s tagline of “Oh yes, you can!”  Though a budget crisis threatened to shut down the Bibb County branches of the system last summer, all locations are open and committed to meeting their communities’ information needs through excellent… Continue Reading Middle Georgia Regional Library in the Spotlight!

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Apply for 2019 Paraprofessional Grants!

ATTENTION SUPPORT STAFF AND PARAPROFESSIONALS in GEORGIA LIBRARIES 2019 PARAPROFESSIONAL GRANTS Five (5) $250 grants will be given to the award winners for expenses to attend 2019 Georgia Libraries Conference, Macon, Georgia, October 9th-11th, 2019 And free one-year paraprofessional memberships in GLA. Recognition award plaques will be presented at a GLA Association Function. Applicants do NOT… Continue Reading Apply for 2019 Paraprofessional Grants!

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Picture This: Using Instagram to Connect With and Engage Your Users

Picture This: Using Instagram to Connect With and Engage Your Users Wednesday, June 19, 2019 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register: https://bit.ly/2ZJ6mYE Description: Instagram is one of the most popular social media platforms available today. It is mobile friendly and highly visual, making this tool an exciting way to connect… Continue Reading Picture This: Using Instagram to Connect With and Engage Your Users

Bartow County Public Library System Hiking Club in the Spotlight!

By Meghan Stipe Bartow County Public Library System in Cartersville, Georgia has introduced a hiking club, There & Back Again Hiking Society, designed to encourage patrons to get outside and hike to stay healthy and appreciate the beauty of Georgia’s state parks and public lands. The club was originally dreamed up by Adult Services Library Assistant… Continue Reading Bartow County Public Library System Hiking Club in the Spotlight!

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Georgia Libraries Conference 2019 Call for Proposals

The Georgia Library Association and the Georgia Association for Instructional Technology invite proposals for panels, workshops and meetings for the Georgia Libraries Conference. This year, the conference will be held at the Macon Marriott City Center in Macon, Georgia on October 9-11, 2019. Our theme this year is “Building Better Together.” Libraries strive to offer… Continue Reading Georgia Libraries Conference 2019 Call for Proposals