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Freedom Middle School Media Center in the Spotlight!

By Ebonie Thompson The vision for the Freedom Middle School Media Center, located in Stone Mountain, Georgia, is for it to be truly the heart of the school. A warm and welcoming place for every student, staff member and parent everyday- to the best of their abilities. To achieve this, S.N.A.I.L.S (Special Needs and Inclusive… Continue Reading Freedom Middle School Media Center in the Spotlight!

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A Tale of Two Libraries: How Augusta University Overcame Campus Closures and Social Distancing to Bring Finals Frenzy Programming to Students

By Aspasia Luster, Bettina Askew, Maranda Christy, Ali Gomez, Josette Kubicki, Shafer Tharrington, Lachelle Smith At the end of every spring and fall semester, the Augusta University (AU) Libraries are busy providing free food, coffee, and relaxing activities to students preparing for exams. With both of our libraries, Greenblatt Library on the Health Sciences campus… Continue Reading A Tale of Two Libraries: How Augusta University Overcame Campus Closures and Social Distancing to Bring Finals Frenzy Programming to Students

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Georgia Tech Library Responds to COVID-19

By Jason Wright In response to the COVID-19 quarantine and subsequent shutdown of campus, the Georgia Tech Library adopted a number of online and in-person strategies to bring high-quality services and instruction to students, staff and faculty. Numerically, the most impactful has been moving all library-led workshops online. The Library offers 20-30 classes a month… Continue Reading Georgia Tech Library Responds to COVID-19

UPDATE: Georgia Archives Spring Book and Paper Conservation/Preservation Workshop Series

Registration open for Conservation Enclosures for Libraries and ArchivesDate: June 12 – 14, 2020Fees: $350Location: Georgia Archives, Morrow, GA (Greater Atlanta)Register at: http://www.cvent.com/d/8hqvbqRegistration deadline: June 5, 2020Registration fees include all materials, and lunch and snacks will be provided.Should the minimum number of attendees not be met by the registration deadline, the workshop will be postponed… Continue Reading UPDATE: Georgia Archives Spring Book and Paper Conservation/Preservation Workshop Series

Frank and Laura Lewis Library at LaGrange College in the Spotlight!

By Kelly Ansley The Frank and Laura Lewis Library at LaGrange College is located on the Hill in the center of campus. The Lewis Library seeks to not only fulfill the research needs of faculty, staff, and students, but to also provide activities to reduce stress, to relax, and have fun. In addition to the… Continue Reading Frank and Laura Lewis Library at LaGrange College in the Spotlight!

Clayton County Library System Responds to COVID-19

By Dana Marseille At Clayton County Library System, a number of virtual programs have been implemented in response to the Library’s closure and the COVID-19 pandemic. One program that we have done virtually is a meeting of our Graphic Novel Club. The first meeting, which was centered around the X-Men Universe, took place on April… Continue Reading Clayton County Library System Responds to COVID-19

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Developing your Leadership Potential: Effective Practices and Innovative Ideas – ACRL webinar

The Academic Library Division of the Georgia Library Association would like to invite you to a free ACRL webinar virtual viewing party.Developing your Leadership Potential: Effective Practices and Innovative Ideas More information about the webinar – http://www.ala.org/acrl/onlinelearning/leadershippotential Participants will develop an awareness of sustainable core leadership development strategies. Participants will learn how to identify strengths… Continue Reading Developing your Leadership Potential: Effective Practices and Innovative Ideas – ACRL webinar

DeKalb County Public Library Responds to COVID-19

By Alicia Brown DeKalb County Public Library received the 2018 Georgia Public Library of the Year award for programming that embraced the county’s diverse community. This was evident through programs such as PRIME TIME Preschool, Fine Free Summer and the Human Library Project. However, during the current health pandemic known as COVID-19, DCPL had to… Continue Reading DeKalb County Public Library Responds to COVID-19

Valdosta State’s Odum Library Virtual Reference Desk

By Samantha Paul At Valdosta State’s Odum Library, we used the extended Spring Break to identify ways that we could operate an essential campus component (and socialization hub) in a way that could reduce risk for students, faculty, and staff during this COVID-19 pandemic. Library staff worked on signage, reducing the capacity of our computer… Continue Reading Valdosta State’s Odum Library Virtual Reference Desk

The Six-Week [Assessment] Project: How to Get from Ideas to Results in a Hurry

The Six-Week [Assessment] Project: How to Get from Ideas to Results in a HurryWednesday, May 13, 20202pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central)Register: https://bit.ly/33xO8f5Description: Through the lens of a six-week project, this webinar will offer tactics and materials for short-term project management. Over the course of six weeks in early 2019, the… Continue Reading The Six-Week [Assessment] Project: How to Get from Ideas to Results in a Hurry