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Upcoming Carterette Webinar: Maximizing Outreach Without Maxing Out

Maximizing Outreach Without Maxing Out: No-to-Low Cost Ways of Getting Your Library’s Message Out ThereWednesday, August 17, 2016 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register:  https://goo.gl/brWx9y Description:   Almost every library considers marketing and outreach a priority, but too often staffing or budget constraints cut these efforts off at the knees. Join…

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Savannah Area Librarians Meet-up – August 11, 2016

The Georgia Library Association’s Savannah Area Meet-up group is excited to announce our third meet-up.  It will be hosted by Live Oak Public Libraries. When:   Thursday, August 11, 2016Time:     3:00 PM to 5:00 PMWhere:  Southwest Chatham Library Branch 14097 Abercorn Street Savannah, GA 31419 If you are near Chatham, Bryan, Bullock, Effingham,…

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Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System in the Spotlight

Aerial view of ARCPLS old and new headquarters The Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System (ARCPLS) is comprised of the Headquarters Library and five branches scattered throughout the greater Augusta, Georgia area.  The Headquarters Library was opened in 2010 across the street from the previous main location, transporting services and collections from a 3500 square foot…

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GLA Website Redesign Survey

The Georgia Library Association is undertaking the GLA website redesign. As part of this effort, we would like to know how you use the GLA website and what content and features you would like to see on the new site. The following 10 questions survey will only take a few minutes to complete – https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/XZ2T2RV…

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Upcoming Carterette Webinar: Integrated Assessment for Informed Collection Management – July 6, 2016

Integrated Assessment for Informed Collection Management: A Review of the Pilot YearWednesday, July 6, 20162pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central)Register:  https://goo.gl/xgUbac Description: In June 2015, the Kennesaw State University Library System launched a pilot implementation of a newly-conceived Collection Assessment Plan. The plan follows a 5-year rotating schedule for systematically reviewing…

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Professional Development Events in June

This list is provided by Georgia Public Library Service.  Visit the GPLS CE Calendar for the program descriptions and to register. Reading the Rainbow: New Trends in LGBTQ Literature06/07/2016 – 2:00pm Why Use Google Books?06/08/2016 – 11:00am Works in Progress Webinar: Linked Open Data for Digitized Special Collections06/08/2016 – 12:00pm Celebrating Diversity: A Discussion on…

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Master of Library Science Programs Fair – June 18, 2016

Metro-Atlanta Library Association and Georgia Library Association’s NMRT present … Master of Library Science Programs Fair When:   Saturday, June 18th, 2016  2:00 – 4:00 pm Where:  Oglethorpe University  Turner Lynch Campus Center  4484 Peachtree Rd NE  Atlanta, GA 30319 What:  Meet with and ask questions of representatives from a variety of ALA-accredited MLIS programs! Who:…

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Emory University and the Georgia Institute of Technology Joint Library Service Center in the Spotlight!

Emory University and the Georgia Institute of Technology in March dedicated a new joint Library Service Center (LSC), a collaborative project that houses a shared collection of materials, provides delivery services and frees space on the main campuses at both universities. The LSC, located at Emory’s Briarcliff Road property, is a secure, 55,000-square-foot, climate-controlled facility…