This year GLA Academic Library Division is electing a secretary and a vice-chair/chair-elect. Look for the ballot in your mailbox. Candidates for Secretary Lamonica Sanford completed her undergraduate degree from Eastern Connecticut State University and received her MA in History and M.Ed in Educational Leadership at Georgia College. She received her MLIS from Valdosta State… Continue Reading Call to Vote: 2020 GLA Academic Library Division Election
3D IL: Providing Information Literacy Learning Opportunities for Distance Learners Across Time, Space and Mode
3D IL: Providing Information Literacy Learning Opportunities for Distance Learners Across Time, Space and Mode Wednesday, September 18, 2019 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register: https://bit.ly/2ZZoCge Description: As distance learning populations at many academic institutions continue to grow, instruction librarians struggle to provide equitable learning opportunities to them. With a… Continue Reading 3D IL: Providing Information Literacy Learning Opportunities for Distance Learners Across Time, Space and Mode
By Aspasia Luster and Josette Kubicki How did Black History Month at Reese Library in Augusta University, turn from library displays and passive programming quietly in the background, into a Culmination Reception, which put a spotlight on our displays, involving inspiring speeches and a party of catered refreshments, which we typically cannot afford? It all… Continue Reading Black History Month at Reese Library in the Spotlight!
By Lamonica Sanford Georgia College’s Russell Library is located in Milledgeville, Ga. Ina Dillard Russell Library is the heart of the Georgia College & State University campus, serving the campus community of Georgia’s designated public liberal arts university. Russell Library primarily serves students, faculty, and staff through its physical and virtual resources and services. The Russell… Continue Reading Georgia College’s Russell Library in the Spotlight!
By Michael Holt. In January, 2019, Valdosta State University’s Odum Library opened a new Learning Commons area as part of a renovation project that began in the summer months of 2018. The new commons area included new study rooms, with collaborative technology workstations. The project also introduced the university’s Academic Support Center, which provides tutoring and… Continue Reading Valdosta State University Odum Library in the Spotlight!
Censorship Beyond Books: Library Resources and Services Under Fire Wednesday, August 14, 2019 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register: https://bit.ly/2KLZXXF Description: Learn about the wide variety of challenges libraries have faced this past year and how to prepare for them. While the profession is well-versed in protecting the right to… Continue Reading Censorship Beyond Books: Library Resources and Services Under Fire
By Jeanne Peloquin. A message of “Oh yes, we’re open!” can be added to the Middle Georgia Regional Library’s tagline of “Oh yes, you can!” Though a budget crisis threatened to shut down the Bibb County branches of the system last summer, all locations are open and committed to meeting their communities’ information needs through excellent… Continue Reading Middle Georgia Regional Library in the Spotlight!
ATTENTION SUPPORT STAFF AND PARAPROFESSIONALS in GEORGIA LIBRARIES 2019 PARAPROFESSIONAL GRANTS Five (5) $250 grants will be given to the award winners for expenses to attend 2019 Georgia Libraries Conference, Macon, Georgia, October 9th-11th, 2019 And free one-year paraprofessional memberships in GLA. Recognition award plaques will be presented at a GLA Association Function. Applicants do NOT… Continue Reading Apply for 2019 Paraprofessional Grants!
Picture This: Using Instagram to Connect With and Engage Your Users Wednesday, June 19, 2019 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register: https://bit.ly/2ZJ6mYE Description: Instagram is one of the most popular social media platforms available today. It is mobile friendly and highly visual, making this tool an exciting way to connect… Continue Reading Picture This: Using Instagram to Connect With and Engage Your Users
By Meghan Stipe Bartow County Public Library System in Cartersville, Georgia has introduced a hiking club, There & Back Again Hiking Society, designed to encourage patrons to get outside and hike to stay healthy and appreciate the beauty of Georgia’s state parks and public lands. The club was originally dreamed up by Adult Services Library Assistant… Continue Reading Bartow County Public Library System Hiking Club in the Spotlight!