Georgia Library Association

GLQ Fall 2014 Issue Now Available

The fall 2014 issue of the Georgia Library Quarterly is now available at: http://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/glq/ This issue includes lots of great columns, news, books reviews, and a peer-reviewed article: The Effects of Library Instruction on the Legal Information Research Skills of Students Enrolled in a Legal Assistant Studies Program If you weren’t able to make it… Continue Reading GLQ Fall 2014 Issue Now Available

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Metro Atlanta Library Association (MALA) and GLA’s New Members’ Round Table (NMRT) Holiday Potluck Party

Metro Atlanta Library Association (MALA) and GLA’s New Members’ Round Table (NMRT) invite everybody to  joint Holiday Potluck Party! Come meet fellow Atlanta-area library staff and friends over great food! The party will be followed by a short business meeting to elect MALA officers and discuss and plan the coming year.  Bring a dish or… Continue Reading Metro Atlanta Library Association (MALA) and GLA’s New Members’ Round Table (NMRT) Holiday Potluck Party

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Warren P. Sewell Memorial Library in the Spotlight!

The Warren P. Sewell Memorial Library in Bremen, Georgia was founded in 1973. Today, we are a member of the West Georgia Regional Library system and the PINES consortium. We’ve come a long way from our humble origins. In the late 1980’s, our original 3,500 square foot building expanded to 7,500 feet. Most recently, we… Continue Reading Warren P. Sewell Memorial Library in the Spotlight!

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Save the Date! Mingle with the Admins – Saturday, Dec. 6

Date: Saturday, December 6Time: 12-2 p.m. Location: Manuel’s Tavern, 602 North Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307 Register for this event  The GLA Atlanta Emerging Librarians planning committee proudly presents the 2014 installation of Mingle with the Admins, a luncheon for new librarians, MLIS students and recent grads to meet and greet with administrators from… Continue Reading Save the Date! Mingle with the Admins – Saturday, Dec. 6

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GLA 2015 MidWinter Planning Meeting Registration is Now Open

Registration Form Committee Preference Form (online)Committee Preference Form (paper) Dear GLA Member, It is time to register for the Georgia Library Association 2015 MidWinter Planning Meeting.This year’s meeting will he held on Friday, January 16, 2015 from 9:00 am-2:15 pm at the Downs Continuing Education Center at Clayton State University in Morrow, Georgia. The MidWinter… Continue Reading GLA 2015 MidWinter Planning Meeting Registration is Now Open

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GLA Listserv Has a New Home

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 gla-l-request@list.georgialibraries.org with the subject line: Welcome to the “GLA-L” mailing list. To post to the listserv, send your email to: gla-l@list.georgialibraries.org General information about… Continue Reading GLA Listserv Has a New Home

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Carterette Series Webinar: Jumping into the Digital Humanities – 12/03/2014

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

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CURVE: Collaborative University Research & Visualization Environment in the Spotlight!

  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!

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GLMA and GLA 2015 Exemplary Library Awards

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

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Atlanta Emerging Librarians Event: You Got the Job – Now What? (10/25/2014)

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)