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Atlanta Emerging Librarians Summer Field Trip – Sign up by July 10, 2014

This summer, SLA Georgia and Atlanta Emerging Librarians (AEL)have collaborated to organize tours of two Atlanta special libraries, the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library & Museum and the CNN Library & Archives. The tours will take place on Saturday, July 12. With the Carter Library tour limited to 20 and the CNN Library tour limited to… Continue Reading Atlanta Emerging Librarians Summer Field Trip – Sign up by July 10, 2014

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2014 GLA Paraprofessional Grants – Apply by July 1, 2014

The Paraprofessional Division of the Georgia Library Association announces its 2014 Paraprofessional Grants.   Four (4) $250 Award Grants will be given to the winners to facilitate their attendance at GaCOMO 2014 – GLA’s Annual Convention to be held in Augusta, Georgia October 1-3, 2014.  In addition, each winner will receive an awards plaque, which will… Continue Reading 2014 GLA Paraprofessional Grants – Apply by July 1, 2014

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GLMA and GLA 2014 Exemplary Library Awards – apply by June 2, 2014

In 2014, the Georgia Library Media Association (GLMA) and Georgia Library Association (GLA) will recognize and honor three exemplary and three exceptional Library Media Programs. In order to identify and highlight these programs, GLMA and GLA are soliciting applications from schools. Library Media Programs in three schools (elementary, middle and high) will be selected for… Continue Reading GLMA and GLA 2014 Exemplary Library Awards – apply by June 2, 2014

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Navigating Career Opportunities in Libraries, Research, or Knowledge Management – Free Workshop

Workshop for those considering a graduate degree in librarianship or archivesAre you or is anyone you know considering a career in Libraries, Research, or Knowledge Management? The American Library Association’s Knowledge Alliance invites you to join us for a FREE workshop focused on graduate education, career options, and networking with local professionals.  This event is… Continue Reading Navigating Career Opportunities in Libraries, Research, or Knowledge Management – Free Workshop

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Cumming Campus Learning Commons, University of North Georgia

By Rebecca Rose,  photos by Sandra Sullivan Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge, the Cumming campus is the newest campus within the consolidated University of North Georgia (UNG). Opening in August of 2012, with 400+ students, the enrollment in Cumming is now over 700 students, with more classes being added each semester to… Continue Reading Cumming Campus Learning Commons, University of North Georgia

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Georgia Library Association Scholarships submission deadline – May 21, 2014

Georgia Library Association Scholarship Committee invites applications for 2014 The Georgia Library Association awards two scholarships annually to students completing a master’s degree in library science. The Hubbard Scholarship, a $3,000 award, is intended to recruit excellent candidates for librarianship in Georgia and defray some of the costs of their education. The Beard Scholarship, in… Continue Reading Georgia Library Association Scholarships submission deadline – May 21, 2014

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Atlanta Emerging Librarians Event “A Librarian by Any Other Name”

As any 21st century librarian can relate, the library field is changing.  The roles that librarians play in their workplaces are evolving in response to digital culture, organizational structure and industry demands.  Sometimes this means their job description no longer includes the word “librarian,” but that doesn’t make them any less of a library professional.… Continue Reading Atlanta Emerging Librarians Event “A Librarian by Any Other Name”

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Professional Development Events in May

This list is provided by Jay Turner, Director of Continuing Education, Georgia Public Library Service. Be sure to check out GLA’s Basic Legal Research for any Librarian, as well as the HeritageQuest and Ancestry Online training that GALILEO is hosting this month. PROGRAM INFORMATION May 1 (2–3 pm) Preserving Scrapbooks (Association for Library Collections &… Continue Reading Professional Development Events in May

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GaCOMO Call for Proposals – Submission Deadline July 1, 2014

The website for the annual Georgia Conference of Media Organizations conference is now available. The conference is jointly sponsored by the Georgia Library Association, Georgia Association for Instruction Technology, and the Southeastern Library Association. On the site you will find the presentation proposal form. Proposals for presentations, pre-conference sessions, and posters are accepted. The deadline… Continue Reading GaCOMO Call for Proposals – Submission Deadline July 1, 2014