The Max Brown Family Resource Library services the families, patients, and visitors of Scottish Rite Hospital, part of the award winning Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta hospitals. The library is centrally located on the first floor of the hospital, and visitors easily see its collections, materials, reading exhibits, and smiling volunteers and staff members through the… Continue Reading Max Brown Family Resource Library in the Spotlight!
Register Now: georgiacomo.org/registration ~ 8 reasons to join hundreds of your colleagues at COMO: 1 Powerful Partnerships: This year’s COMO conference is a joint conference in partnership with SELA, the Southeastern Library Association (selaonline.org), and is also sponsored by GAIT, GLA, and ALA. 2. Amazing Keynote Speakers: Look forward to entertaining keynotes from Eric Faden + Jonathan… Continue Reading COMO 2016: Eight Reasons to Attend
Getting Started with Assessing Student RetentionWednesday, September 28, 2016 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central)Register: http://goo.gl/eU8LoF Description: It’s easy to collect data about our libraries. It’s a lot harder to interpret the data in a way that tells a compelling story. At the 2015 Southeastern Library Assessment Conference Mary O’Kelly shared exciting… Continue Reading Upcoming Carterette Webinar: Getting Started with Assessing Student Retention
GLA Officer Candidates for 2017 First Vice President / President Elect Fred Smith, Georgia Southern University After earning an MLS from Florida State University, Fred Smith began his career as a reference librarian at Columbus State University in March 1977. He added interlibrary loan (ILL) to his duties soon after. Later at Columbus, Fred served… Continue Reading 2017 Candidates for GLA Office
Odum Library’s New Media Center (NMC) has successfully adapted to changing times. Since it first opened over 35 years ago, it has constantly evolved to support the needs and demands of students at Valdosta State University. As a result, the New Media Center has transformed into one of the most innovative spaces for student use… Continue Reading New Media Center at Valdosta State University’s Odum Library in the Spotlight!
The summer 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 a COMO paper about using games for information literacy instruction:Can Library Research Be Fun? Using Games for Information Literacy Instruction in Higher Education Check out the library spotlights: Athens Technical College… Continue Reading GLQ Summer 2016 Issue Now Available
Atlanta Emerging Librarians 2016 Academic Library TourFriday, September 9, 20162:00 pm Looking for a challenging career path to pursue with your MLIS? Academic libraries support and serve the research and knowledge of the college and university community. Academic librarianship also provides a great opportunity to employ subject area expertise. Please join Atlanta Emerging Librarians on Friday,… Continue Reading Atlanta Emerging Librarians 2016 Academic Library Tour – September 9, 2016
The GLA Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce the 2016 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 science. This year’s C.S. Hubbard scholarship winner is Katie Mitchell. Katie graduated from the University of Georgia with… Continue Reading GLA Scholarship Winners 2016
The GLA Membership Committee is hosting a “Bring a Friend to COMO” Membership Drive Contest in August. For every member that you refer throughout the month of August, both you and the new member will be entered into a drawing for a free registration to this year’s COMO in October! The more people you refer,… Continue Reading GLA Membership Contest: Bring a Friend to COMO!
Thanks to the support of friends, colleagues, and users, the Georgia Archives is once again open five days a week to researchers. Since joining the Board of Regents in July 2013, the number of staff has increased to 25. Postponed projects are being completed, including major improvements to the building’s systems to increase efficiency and… Continue Reading Georgia Archives in the Spotlight!