After a month hiatus, the GLA listserv has a new home at GPLS. All current subscribers will be automatically subscribed to a new list and will receive a welcome email from firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line: Welcome to the “GLA-L” mailing list. To post to the listserv, send your email to: email@example.com General information about… Continue Reading GLA Listserv Has a New Home
Jumping into the Digital HumanitiesWednesday, December 3, 201411am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central | 2pm EasternRegister: http://goo.gl/6M7Qk3 Sarah V. Melton, Digital Projects Coordinator at the Emory Center for Digital Humanities, will introduce digital humanities (DH) newbies to some of the concepts, tools, and conversations in DH. How are researchers using digital tools in… Continue Reading Carterette Series Webinar: Jumping into the Digital Humanities – 12/03/2014
On September 10th, 2014, Georgia State University Library celebrated the grand opening of a new data visualization and digital research space, CURVE: Collaborative University Research & Visualization Environment. CURVE is a technology-rich discovery space supporting the research and digital scholarship of Georgia State University students, faculty, and staff. Located at the heart of the… Continue Reading CURVE: Collaborative University Research & Visualization Environment in the Spotlight!
In 2015, the Georgia Library Media Association (GLMA) and Georgia Library Association (GLA) will recognize and honor three exemplary and three exceptional Georgia Library Media Programs.In order to identify and highlight these programs, GLMA and GLA are soliciting applications from member schools. Library Media Programs representing an elementary, a middle, and a high school will… Continue Reading GLMA and GLA 2015 Exemplary Library Awards
The GLA Atlanta Emerging Librarians presents You Got the Job – Now What? Rising to the Challenge in Your New Library Position. When you’re starting a new job, learning the technical and practical skills of the position is one part of what will make you a success. The soft skills – like conflict management, good… Continue Reading Atlanta Emerging Librarians Event: You Got the Job – Now What? (10/25/2014)
Personal Digital Archiving: A Train the Trainer WebinarWednesday, October 22nd11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central | 2pm Eastern60 minutes Register: https://georgialibraries.webex.com/georgialibraries/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=647320186 The Society of Georgia Archivists, the Atlanta chapter of ARMA International, and the Georgia Library Association present a train-the-trainer session on Personal Digital Archiving. Designed for information professionals from all backgrounds and… Continue Reading Personal Digital Archiving: A Train the Trainer Free Webinar – October 22,2014
This list is provided by Jay Turner, Director of Continuing Education, Georgia Public Library Service. The GPLS CE calendar has been updated with free, online continuing education events for October. Some highlights include: Tuesday, Oct. 14 (1–2 PM) Digital Citizenship: New Roles and Responsibilities in the Digital Age (WebJunction) Today’s digital world is redefining “citizenship.”… Continue Reading Professional Development Events in October
Attention GLA members: As of 10/28/2014 the GLA Listserv is still down. We will post an update as soon as it is running again. For assistance with communications in the interim, please contact Ariel Turner, PR Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Congratulations to the newly elected officers of the Georgia Library Association for 2015! First Vice President / President Elect: Cathy Jeffrey, Clayton State University Second Vice President: Karen Manning, Georgia Institute of Technology Secretary: Ariel Turner, Kennesaw State University SELA Representative: Rita Spisak, Kennesaw State University ALA Councilor: Amy Eklund, Georgia Perimeter College *President: Lace… Continue Reading GLA Election Results
Barbara Disney recalled that in 1964, as assistant to Librarian Beulah Cleveland, she diligently typed cards for “a few thousand” books in the brand new DeKalb College Library. The library was one of five original buildings on the Clarkston campus, “air-conditioned [and] fully-equipped” to serve 1500 students (Bulletin of DeKalb College, 1964). For fifty years… Continue Reading Georgia Perimeter College Libraries in the Spotlight!