Georgia Library Association

GLA Election Results

Congratulations to the newly elected officers of the Georgia Library Association for 2016! First Vice-President Elect: Elizabeth McKinney, Georgia Public Library ServiceSecond  Vice President/Membership Chair: Mack Freeman, West Georgia Regional LibrarySecretary: Casey Long, Agnes Scott CollegeTreasurer: Eli Arnold,  Oglethorpe University*President: Cathy Jeffrey, Clayton State University (Currently serving Vice President/President Elect-elected in 2014)

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Atlanta Emerging Librarians presents “Library Tech Notes: Updates in the Field”

Atlanta Emerging Librarians presents “Library Tech Notes: Updates in the Field” Date: Saturday, October 17th, 2015Time: 10:30am – 12:30pmLocation: Buckhead Public Library Auditorium (269 Buckhead Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30305)Register at http://bit.ly/1L8onWI The event will have several presenters who will be talking about a variety of technology topics ranging from library marketing tools to accessibility.… Continue Reading Atlanta Emerging Librarians presents “Library Tech Notes: Updates in the Field”

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It Takes Two: Technical Services and Public Services Collaborations – Next GLA Carterette Series Webinar

It Takes Two: Technical Services and Public Services CollaborationsWednesday, October 21, 20152pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central)Register: https://goo.gl/Bd5Dul Description:   In many libraries, Technical Services and Public Services are seen as two distinct functional areas with little opportunity for cross-departmental collaboration. Both functional areas possess specialized knowledge and increased communication between Technical Services… Continue Reading It Takes Two: Technical Services and Public Services Collaborations – Next GLA Carterette Series Webinar

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GLQ Summer 2015 Issue Now Available

The summer 2015 issue of the Georgia Library Quarterly is now available at: http://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/glq/ Learn about how the Carterette webinar series began: Making a Difference in Georgia: How the Carterette Webinar Series Began Read a peer-reviewed article:  Publication Trends in Library Reserves: A Quantitative Content Analysis Check out the GLA 2016 officer candidates:  GLA Officer… Continue Reading GLQ Summer 2015 Issue Now Available

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Professional Development Events in September

This list is provided by Georgia Public Library Service.Visit the GPLS CE Calendar for the program descriptions and to register. Tuesday, Sept. 8 (12–1 PM)Strategies for Managing Patron Behavior (Washington State Library)Libraries reflect the communities we serve and like those communities we sometimes navigate disruptive and unsafe patron behaviors. Join the Community Conduct Coordinator for… Continue Reading Professional Development Events in September

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GLA Scholarship Winners 2015

The GLA scholarship committee is pleased to announce the 2015 winners of the Beard and Hubbard scholarships.  These two awards are given annually by GLA to provide financial assistance for students pursuing a master’s degree in library and information science. Karen Manning – Beard Scholarship winner: Karen Manning has progressive experience working in libraries in… Continue Reading GLA Scholarship Winners 2015

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Zell and Shirley Miller Library in the Spotlight!

In October 2014, Young Harris College opened the Rollins Campus Center, a transformative structure on the 129-year-old campus. Named for its $22 million lead gift from the O. Wayne Rollins Foundation, the Rollins Campus Center is the signature facility at YHC—the social and intellectual heart of campus. The Rollins Campus Center connects four distinct areas… Continue Reading Zell and Shirley Miller Library in the Spotlight!