By Hallie Pritchett The Map and Government Information Library (MAGIL) opened its doors in the summer of 2012, making it the newest of the UGA Libraries. Created by the merger of the former Map Library and the University of Georgia Libraries’ extensive government documents collections, the Map and Government Information Library is located in the… Continue Reading Map and Government Information Library of UGA Libraries in the Spotlight!
Privacy in the Surveillance Age: How Librarians Can Fight Back.Wednesday, December 9, 2015 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central)Register: https://goo.gl/6Qelrm Description: In the wake of Edward Snowden’s revelations about NSA and FBI dragnet surveillance, many Americans are concerned that their rights to privacy and intellectual freedom are under threat. But librarians… Continue Reading FREE GLA Carterette Series Webinar – December 9, 2015
The fall 2015 issue of the Georgia Library Quarterly is now available at: http://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/glq/ Visit Georgia Library Spotlight section to read about Atlanta Technical College, Mercer University and Savannah College of Art and Design libraries. Learn about a librarians private library. Read a peer-reviewed article: Circulating Laptops in a Two-Year Academic Library: A Formative Assessment… Continue Reading GLQ Fall 2015 Issue Now Available
This list is provided by Georgia Public Library Service.Visit the GPLS CE Calendar for the program descriptions and to register. ADVOCACYNov. 17: Graphic Design 101 (CSL in Session)Nov. 17: Beyond the Survey: a practical approach to interviews and focus groups (Infopeople)ASSESSMENT & PLANNINGNov. 12: Article, author and journal metrics: what librarians need to know (Library… Continue Reading Professional Development Events in November
The Georgia Library Association (GLA) Membership Committee is pleased to announce a meet-up in Savannah area. This event will be held from 3-5 p.m. on Friday, December 4. If you are near Chatham, Bryan, Bullock, Effingham, Liberty counties, this is for you! Location:Savannah College of Art and Design – Jen Library201 E Broughton StreetSavannah, GA… Continue Reading GLA Meet-up in Savannah Area – December 4, 2015
St. Simons Island is one of the four barrier islands that make up the Golden Isles on the Georgia Coast. It is known for beautiful beaches, golf, and tons of fun filled entertainment. One of the precious spots to visit is the St. Simons Island Public Library. It occupies a little over 4,000 square feet… Continue Reading St. Simons Island Public Library in the Spotlight!
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)
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”
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
Let it never be said that a small library can’t be mighty. This month, GLA’s Library Spotlight is focused on the Ephesus Public Library in Ephesus, GA (a member of the West Georgia Regional Library). The library building was completed in April 2009, and it has been providing excellent library services to the citizens of… Continue Reading Ephesus Public Library in the Spotlight!