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Little Old Ladies and Rock Star Librarians: Genderizing the Librarian Stereotype – Free Webinar June 17, 2015

Little Old Ladies and Rock Star Librarians: Genderizing the Librarian StereotypeWednesday, June 17, 20152pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central)Register:  https://goo.gl/EnQYiT Ayanna Gaines will discuss how the stereotyping of librarianship not only harms the profession with regards to status and pay equity, but is also detrimental to both genders.  Her presentation will… Continue Reading Little Old Ladies and Rock Star Librarians: Genderizing the Librarian Stereotype – Free Webinar June 17, 2015

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New to GLA: Informal Meetups in YOUR Area!

Are you interested in meeting new people in the library profession?Do you want to see more GLA events in your city?Do you enjoy discussing the finer points of library work over coffee? If you answered yes to these questions, please consider coordinating an informal meetup in your area. In an effort to expand the impact… Continue Reading New to GLA: Informal Meetups in YOUR Area!

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Atlanta Technical College Library in the Spotlight!

What happens when politics and academia meet?  No, not another structured class but more like a serviceable collection.  That collection can be found at the Robert A. Holmes Law Library housed within The Atlanta Technical College Library.  The Law Library is named in honor of Mr. Robert A. Holmes: businessman, civic leader, and Georgia state… Continue Reading Atlanta Technical College Library in the Spotlight!

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Professional Development Events in May

This list is provided by Georgia Public Library Service.Visit the GPLS CE Calendar for the latest and greatest in library continuing education. Some selections include:  Monday, May 11 (1-2 PM)Flourish with Feedback (Training Magazine Network) Feedback is a powerful intervention for improving human performance. Everyone gives and receives feedback every day in the workplace. Given… Continue Reading Professional Development Events in May

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GaCOMO Call for Proposals Submission Deadline Extended – New deadline May 22

The website for the annual Georgia Conference of Media Organizations is now available. COMO 2015 will be held on October 7 – 9, 2015 at The Classic Center in Athens, Georgia.  The conference theme is “Adventures in Libraries: The Quest for Success” COMO 2015 invites proposals for pre-conference workshops, concurrent and poster sessions. Please submit… Continue Reading GaCOMO Call for Proposals Submission Deadline Extended – New deadline May 22

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2015 GLA Scholarship Applications due May 23, 2015

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 $1,000, is targeted for applicants of… Continue Reading 2015 GLA Scholarship Applications due May 23, 2015

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FREE GLA Webinar: Engaging with the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy

Engaging with the ACRL Framework for Information LiteracyWednesday, May 6, 2015 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central)Register:   http://goo.gl/xIIo4F Trudi Jacobson and Craig Gibson, co-chairs of the ACRL Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education Task Force, will identify the ideas underpinning the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy, which creates new opportunities… Continue Reading FREE GLA Webinar: Engaging with the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy

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Georgia Student Media Festival Needs Judges!

The Georgia Student Media Festival is celebrating its 39th anniversary this year!  Each year so many students from across Georgia submit outstanding media and technology projects!  Additional information about the Georgia Student Media Festival may be found at http://www.gsmf.us/entry-information.html This year the State Festival will be held on Friday, May 1, 2015 at the Clayton… Continue Reading Georgia Student Media Festival Needs Judges!

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Buchanan-Haralson Public Library in the Spotlight!

When we saw that Georgia Library Association was interested in highlighting libraries with interesting and historic architecture, the Buchanan-Haralson Public Library (a member of West Georgia Regional Library) sprang to mind. This fantastic library is thrilled to occupy the Historic Haralson County Courthouse. Completed in 1892, our two-story, red brick building is an elegant example… Continue Reading Buchanan-Haralson Public Library in the Spotlight!