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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

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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