Georgia Library Association

Georgia Library Association Paraprofessional Division Call for Proposals

Georgia Library Association Paraprofessional Division Call for Proposals Georgia Libraries Conference October 9-11, 2019 Macon, Georgia The Paraprofessional Division of the Georgia Library Association (GLA) would like to extend a call for proposals on topics that would be of benefit to non-MLS library staff at the Georgia Libraries Conference (GLC). We welcome library staff from… Continue Reading Georgia Library Association Paraprofessional Division Call for Proposals

Union Grove Middle School

Union Grove Middle School Library Media Center in the Spotlight

By Alice Murphy Union Grove Middle School is in the Henry County School district, just south of Atlanta. The UGM Library Media Center is both a virtual library, available 24/7, and a physical space that houses materials and a wide variety of activities to support its mission. The mission is threefold: to promote reading as… Continue Reading Union Grove Middle School Library Media Center in the Spotlight

Georgia Library Association

Apply for 2019 GLA Scholarship – Deadline to apply May 24, 2019

The Georgia Library Association awards two scholarships annually to students pursuing 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 the amount of $1,500, is targeted for applicants of… Continue Reading Apply for 2019 GLA Scholarship – Deadline to apply May 24, 2019

Carterette Series Webinars

From Silo to Hub: Seizing Opportunities to Drive Change

From Silo to Hub: Seizing Opportunities to Drive Change Wednesday, May 8, 2019 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register: https://bit.ly/2CgZBTQ Description: In 2016, the De Paul Library at the University of Saint Mary won the Steelcase Education Active Learning Center Grant, building on a librarian-driven change movement for the overall… Continue Reading From Silo to Hub: Seizing Opportunities to Drive Change

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Archive, Information, and Library Professionals Mixer at Manuel’s Tavern

Archive, Information, and Library Professionals Mixer at Manuel’s Tavern When: Friday, March 22, 2019 — 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Where: Manuel’s Tavern in the Eagle’s Nest RSVP: https://goo.gl/forms/MNsTsRCRXEED0rT92 The Special Libraries and Information Services Division of Georgia Library Association invites all information professionals, archivists, and librarians in Georgia to a networking happy hour at… Continue Reading Archive, Information, and Library Professionals Mixer at Manuel’s Tavern

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Oconee County Library, Watkinsville, Georgia in the Spotlight

Music is always in the air at the Oconee County Library in Watkinsville, Ga! Oconee County Library’s Children’s Specialist, Rebecca Ballard, offers a variety of music-related programming, but she is especially excited about the library’s ukuleles. Rebecca Ballard and her friend and former co-worker Natalie Wright started a region-wide circulating collection of ukuleles, and the… Continue Reading Oconee County Library, Watkinsville, Georgia in the Spotlight

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Overcoming Biases and Microaggressions in the Workplace: ACRL webinar

The Academic Library Division of the Georgia Library Association in collaboration with the Georgia Library Associations’ Black Caucus (GLA-BC) would like to invite you to a free ACRL webinar viewing party. Overcoming Biases and Microaggressions in the Workplace. Description: As human beings, we cannot hide from bias: It is a natural part of our brain.… Continue Reading Overcoming Biases and Microaggressions in the Workplace: ACRL webinar

AABIG Conference Call for Proposals

Area Bibliographic Instruction Group (AABIG) welcomes Atlanta conference proposals for the 2019 AABIG Conference on June 7, 2019 at Georgia State University – Clarkston Campus Library in Clarkston, Georgia. 2019 Theme: “The ABCs of Instruction: Assessment, Building Programs, and Creating Opportunities.” Come share your research and innovative ideas with your colleagues! We encourage submissions from… Continue Reading AABIG Conference Call for Proposals

Georgia Library Association

Academic Library Division Call for Papers

Academic Library Division of the Georgia Library Association Georgia Chapter of ACRL Georgia Libraries 2019 Conference October 9-11, 2019 Macon, Georgia The Academic Library Division of the Georgia Library Association/Georgia Chapter of ACRL invites Georgia librarians and library science students to submit research papers pertaining to academic libraries for presentation at 2019 Georgia Libraries Conference.… Continue Reading Academic Library Division Call for Papers

Library Day at the Capitol Call for Volunteers

Each year, the Georgia Library Association presents members of the Georgia General Assembly with a beautiful print created by artist Debi Davis. If you’ve been to visit your state legislator, you may have seen their collection on the walls of their office. This year’s print  features the oak-lined entrance of Wormsloe, and an armadillo. We… Continue Reading Library Day at the Capitol Call for Volunteers