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Atlanta Emerging Librarians Event: Emerging Technologies – All New Librarians Must Know (08/16/2014)

Please join Atlanta Emerging Librarians for another exciting panel event called The Future of Librarianship: Emerging Technologies – All New Librarians Must Know Date: Saturday, August 16Time: 2-4 p.m. Location: Toco-Hills Public Library Register for this event Curious how you can stay up-to-date on the latest technology as a librarian? Want to know what current… Continue Reading Atlanta Emerging Librarians Event: Emerging Technologies – All New Librarians Must Know (08/16/2014)

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Atlanta Emerging Librarians Summer Field Trip

By  Mandi Goodsett On Saturday, July 12th members of the Georgia chapter of SLA (Special Libraries Association) and the GLA group Atlanta Emerging Librarians (AEL) had the opportunity to tour a couple of special libraries in Atlanta. The first tour was of the Jimmy Carter Library, led by archivists Brittany Paris and Ceri McCarron. Tour… Continue Reading Atlanta Emerging Librarians Summer Field Trip

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Professional Development Events in July

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 July. Some highlights include: July 9 (11 AM–12 PM ) Is It Copyrighted? Can I Use It? (Nebraska Library Commission) Copyright! Complicated, confusing, and not clear-cut.… Continue Reading Professional Development Events in July

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Horace W. Sturgis Library of the Kennesaw State University in the Spotlight!

By Ariel  Turner Located in the bustling North Metro Atlanta community of Kennesaw, Georgia, Kennesaw State University is the third-largest public institution in Georgia, with an enrollment approaching 25,000 students. Located on the heart of campus is the Horace W. Sturgis Library. Built in 1981, the Horace W. Sturgis Library has witnessed the massive, rapid… Continue Reading Horace W. Sturgis Library of the Kennesaw State University in the Spotlight!

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Personal Digital Archiving Train-the-Trainer Workshop – July 31, 2014

The Society of Georgia Archivists, the Atlanta chapter of ARMA International, and the Georgia Library Association invite you to attend a train-the-trainer workshop on Personal Digital Archiving. Designed for information professionals from all backgrounds and levels of experience, this workshop will empower participants to see themselves as archivists of their own digital records and will… Continue Reading Personal Digital Archiving Train-the-Trainer Workshop – July 31, 2014

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Free Webinar: Net Neutrality: Recent Changes in Legislation – July 30, 2014

Net Neutrality: Recent Changes in LegislationWednesday, July 30, 2014 — 1:00pm – 2:00pm Eastern TimeRegister: http://bit.ly/1lI8NT9 “There is one Internet. It must be fast, robust and it must be open. The prospect of a gate keeper choosing winners and losers on the Internet is unacceptable….” – FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler The above quote addresses what,… Continue Reading Free Webinar: Net Neutrality: Recent Changes in Legislation – July 30, 2014

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Essentials of RDA for Non-Catalogers – Free Webinar on July 9, 2014

Topic:  Essentials of RDA for Non-CatalogersDate: 07/09/2014Time: 10:30 a.m.Register at http://bit.ly/1nNLl6LSpeakers:  Guy Frost, Univ. Assoc. Prof. and Catalog Librarian, Valdosta State University and  Susan Wynne, Cataloging and Metadata Librarian, Georgia State University, RDA (Resource Description and Access) has become a reality for many libraries, especially following the Library of Congress’ implementation in 2013. But how… Continue Reading Essentials of RDA for Non-Catalogers – Free Webinar on July 9, 2014

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Professional Development Events in June

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 June. Some highlights include: June 12 (1–2 PM)What Makes Mobile Websites Tick? How Do We Make Them Faster? (O’Reilly)The HTTP Archive allows us to research trends… Continue Reading Professional Development Events in June

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Georgia Northwestern Technical College Libraries in the Spotlight!

By Pete Bursi If you live in northwest Georgia, the next time you have your car serviced or receive medical attention there is a good chance the technician, nurse, or EMT who helps you has benefitted from the services of a Georgia Northwestern Technical College library. That’s because GNTC enrolls over 8,000 students in those… Continue Reading Georgia Northwestern Technical College Libraries in the Spotlight!

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Georgia Library Quarterly Spring 2014 issue now available

The Spring 2014 issue of the Georgia Library Quarterly is now available at http://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/glq/ Issue Highlights: Georgia Library Spotlight James Earl Carter Library, Georgia Southwestern State University Georgia State University College of Law Library Willet Memorial Library, Wesleyan College Articles: Reference Desk Models at the University of Georgia Libraries Building a Library for a Non-Profit… Continue Reading Georgia Library Quarterly Spring 2014 issue now available