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Winter 2015 issue of the Georgia Library Quarterly is Available

The winter 2015 issue of the Georgia Library Quarterly is available at http://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/glq/ This issue includes a lot of good columns, news and a peer-review artilce. Some highlights are Georgia Library SpotlightManeuver Center of Excellence HQ Donovan Research Library by Ericka Loze-HudsonGeorgia Perimeter College Libraries by Pat Ziebart, Karen Viars, and Scott PieperCURVE: Collaborative University… Continue Reading Winter 2015 issue of the Georgia Library Quarterly is Available

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American InterContinental University Library in the Spotlight!

The Library at American InterContinental University (AIU) – Atlanta is the hot spot on campus for general computing and printing, as well as online research and circulation. Recent renovations on campus included moving the Learning Center into a classroom in the Library’s space, making it easier for students to obtain academic support services in a… Continue Reading American InterContinental University Library in the Spotlight!

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Helpful Sources for Writing an Academic Paper

By Rebecca Rose, Research Papers Committee Chair For those contemplating writing an academic paper, numerous print resources are available that can assist with the process. Books targeted for librarians include ALA’s Writing and Publishing: the Librarian’s Handbook and Handbook of Academic Writing for Librarians by Christopher Vance Hollister. Also, the following titles are recommended because… Continue Reading Helpful Sources for Writing an Academic Paper

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Professional Development Events in March

This list is provided by Georgia Public Library Service. The GPLS CE Calendar has been updated with free online continuing education events for March. Some selections include:Tuesday, March 10 (2–3 PM)Genealogy Research at the Library: How to Get the Most out of Library Resources (Booklist)Almost all public libraries offer the library edition of popular ancestry… Continue Reading Professional Development Events in March

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AEL Informal Mingle – Saturday, March 7, 2015

Atlanta Emerging Librarians will be hosting an informal mingle on Saturday, March 7th from 3-6 pm at La Parrilla Mexican Restaurant off Howell Mill Road. All are welcome. Come chat with the planning committee and provide your input on this year’s activities. RSVP at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/atlanta-emerging-librarians-ael-informal-mingle-tickets-15759910316 We also have a survey out. Please consider taking a… Continue Reading AEL Informal Mingle – Saturday, March 7, 2015

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Writing an Academic Paper using Library Issues

By Rebecca Rose, Research Papers Committee Chair Who can do it?  If you have any interest in anything related to libraries you can write and submit a research paper.  Writers may be librarians, paraprofessional staff, faculty, students…. What is it? Writing a research paper about libraries uses the same process as writing any other scholarly… Continue Reading Writing an Academic Paper using Library Issues

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Library Prints Delivered to the State Capitol

On Thursday, February 2, 2015, representatives from the Georgia Public Library Service and the Georgia Library Association distributed prints of “Fishing in the Chattahoochee” to Georgia legislators. The prints were created by artist Debi Davis with funding from Mumford Books in Jacksonville Florida. The purpose of distributing the prints to the Georgia legislatives is to… Continue Reading Library Prints Delivered to the State Capitol

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Academic Library Division Call for Papers

The Academic Library Division of the Georgia Library Association/Georgia Chapter of ACRL invites Georgia librarians and library science students to submit research papers for presentation at 2015 COMO pertaining to academic libraries. Criteria for selection include purpose, content, organization, scholarship, and references.  Papers should include research on developments in academic libraries that present challenging opportunities… Continue Reading Academic Library Division Call for Papers

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Mary Willis Library, Washington, Georgia in the Spotlight!

Text and photos by Linda Cooks “This beautiful building is a work of art – a symphony in stone!” These words were spoken at the 1889 opening of the Mary Willis Library in Washington, Wilkes County. A wonderful example of High Victorian, Queen Anne architecture, the library was funded by Dr. Francis T. Willis in… Continue Reading Mary Willis Library, Washington, Georgia in the Spotlight!

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Call for Proposals for Atlanta Area Bibliographic Instruction Group (AABIG) Annual Conference – – due March 2015

The Atlanta Area Bibliographic Instruction Group (AABIG) 14th annual conference is being held this year on June 12th at the University of Georgia’s Miller Learning Center. This year’s theme is Breaking Down Silos:  Innovative Teaching & Collaboration Across Departments.  The conference will feature a variety of 20, 45-minute, and Pecha Kucha sessions, in addition to… Continue Reading Call for Proposals for Atlanta Area Bibliographic Instruction Group (AABIG) Annual Conference – – due March 2015