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
The GLA scholarship committee is pleased to announce the 2014 winners of the Beard and Hubbard scholarships. These two awards are given annually by GLA to provide financial assistance for students pursuing a master’s degree in library and information science. This year’s C. S. Hubbard scholarship winner is Ann Marie Davis. Ann is originally from… Continue Reading GLA Scholarship Winners 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 August. Some highlights include: August 7 (10–11 AM)NoveList Plus and NoveList Plus K-8 (GALILEO) In this one-hour EBSCO workshop for GALILEO, learn how to locate just… Continue Reading Professional Development Events in August
The registration is now open for Georgia COMO (Council of Media Organizations) Annual Conference! The annual joint conference of the Georgia Library Association, the Georgia Association for Instructional Technology, and the Southeastern Library Association will be held on October 1-3, 2014 in Augusta Convention Center, Augusta, GA. The conference program includes presentations in all areas… Continue Reading COMO Registration Now Open
Jack B. Patrick Information Technology Center By Eugenia McAllister Augusta Technical College is a two-year college based in Augusta, Georgia. The Augusta Technical College Library consists of three libraries working as a single unit through an automated library system, online catalog, and collections that are available to Augusta Technical College students and the community we… Continue Reading Augusta Technical College Library Children Collection in the Spotlight!
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)
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
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
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!
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