Georgia Library Association

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!

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AEL Presents… The Extroverted Introvert: Public Speaking and Library Instruction for the New Librarian

AEL Presents… The Extroverted Introvert: Public Speaking and Library Instruction for the New LibrarianDate: Saturday, April 25thTime: 2-4pmLocation: Toco Hill-Avis G. Williams Library, 1282 McConnell Drive, Decatur, GA 30033 GLA’s Atlanta Emerging Librarians is proud to present our first formal presentation for 2015! We think that one of the most valuable skills a librarian can… Continue Reading AEL Presents… The Extroverted Introvert: Public Speaking and Library Instruction for the New Librarian

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2015 GLA Awards Nominations – Extended Deadline! New Deadline – May 1, 2015

Do you know someone whose contributions to Georgia libraries and/or the Georgia Library Association should be recognized? Take the time to nominate a deserving individual or team today! Each year at COMO, the Georgia Library Association honors outstanding librarians, library staff members, and library advocates through the following awards: Bob Richardson Award Charles Beard Library… Continue Reading 2015 GLA Awards Nominations – Extended Deadline! New Deadline – May 1, 2015

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Want to be a GLA Academic Library Division Sponsored Program at GaCOMO15?

GLA Academic Library Division is interested in sponsoring 1-2 GaCOMO programs on the new ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education. Use this form to send us your program idea by Wednesday, April 8, 2015: http://goo.gl/forms/5xv42itYvn The ACRL Framework COMO Programming Subcommittee will notify all applicants by Friday, April 17th if their proposal was selected… Continue Reading Want to be a GLA Academic Library Division Sponsored Program at GaCOMO15?

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Carterette Series Webinar on Information Access and Civil Discourse – April 1, 2015

From the Georgia Library Association Carterette Series comes another fantastic free webinar, open to all: I Reject Your Reality and Substitute My Own: Information Access and Civil Discourse in the Digital Age Wednesday, April 1, 20152pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central)Register at http://goo.gl/ffQjzA In this webinar, Brandy Horne will outline different factors… Continue Reading Carterette Series Webinar on Information Access and Civil Discourse – April 1, 2015