Georgia Library Association

Professional Development Events in October

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

Georgia Library Association

GLA Election Results

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

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Georgia Perimeter College Libraries in the Spotlight!

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!

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GLA Officer Candidates for 2015 – Look for an online ballot in your mailbox

First Vice President / President Elect Cathy Jeffrey,  Associate Dean of Libraries, Clayton State University Cathy Jeffrey serves as the Associate Dean of Libraries and Head of Collection and Resource Management at the Clayton State University Library.  She received an A.A. from Reinhardt College, a B.A. in English from the University of Georgia, and an… Continue Reading GLA Officer Candidates for 2015 – Look for an online ballot in your mailbox

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Maneuver Center of Excellence HQ Donovan Research Library in the Spotlight!

By  Ericka Loze-Hudson The MCoE HQ Donovan Research Library is much like any other library.  It is a place where students, instructors and doctrine writers feel at home, look for information, use a computer, attend programs, hold meetings and get together with other students to study. The Library supports the academic mission at Fort Benning.… Continue Reading Maneuver Center of Excellence HQ Donovan Research Library in the Spotlight!

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Free Webinar: MakerCamp with Michael Casey and Christopher Baker – September 10, 2014

Live WebcastWednesday, September 10, 201411am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central | 2pm Eastern60 minutes Register at http://bit.ly/Y8OpC2Description: In the summer of 2014, Gwinnett County Public Library partnered with Buffy Hamilton of Norcross High School to host their inaugural MakerCamp: a 4-day program that allowed high school-age students the opportunity to explore 3D design… Continue Reading Free Webinar: MakerCamp with Michael Casey and Christopher Baker – September 10, 2014

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GLQ summer 2014 issue now available!

The Georgia Library Quarterly summer 2014 issue is now available at: http://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/glq/ Some highlights include: Georgia Library Spotlight – Cobb County Public Library System – Tom BrooksSt. Jude the Apostle Catholic School Library – Eleonora StraubCumming Campus Learning Commons, University of North Georgia – Rebecca Rose  ArticlesThe Role of a University Archives in Producing a… Continue Reading GLQ summer 2014 issue now available!

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GLA Current Member Survey – please respond by August 15

In an effort to better understand your needs and to improve the value of membership, GLA is conducting a survey of past and current members. Your input can help us learn more about your experiences and expectations, which may be helpful in enhancing our services.We estimate that the survey will take fewer than 10 minutes… Continue Reading GLA Current Member Survey – please respond by August 15