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Science Boot Camp Southeast – to strengthen science literacy and research skills for librarians

Registration is now open for Science Boot Camp Southeast.  Science Boot Camp is a fun and affordable 2 ½ day immersion in science topics that strengthens science literacy and research skills for librarians and library students. Enjoy networking with other southeastern librarians. Topics: We will spend ½ day engaging with researchers in each of these… Continue Reading Science Boot Camp Southeast – to strengthen science literacy and research skills for librarians

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Carterette Series Webinar: Basic Legal Research for Any Librarian – May 7, 2014

Basic Legal Research for Any LibrarianPresented by Sarah Mauldin and Meg ButlerWednesday, May 7 — 2:00pm – 3:30pm Eastern TimeRegister:  http://tinyurl.com/ncxtjpg If you encounter public patrons who come to the library seeking legal help (for example, how to get social security benefits or pursue a discrimination claim) Sarah Mauldin and Meg Butler will guide you… Continue Reading Carterette Series Webinar: Basic Legal Research for Any Librarian – May 7, 2014

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Call for 2014 GLA Awards Nominations – Extended Deadline!

The Georgia Library Association Awards Committee invites all local librarians to nominate their colleagues, co-workers, partners, and other library supporters for the 2014 GLA awards.  We have extended the deadline for nominations to May 2, 2014. GLA has awards to celebrate a variety of library and non-library personnel for their contributions tothe state organization and/or… Continue Reading Call for 2014 GLA Awards Nominations – Extended Deadline!

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Cobb County Public Library System: Delivering Library Services to All

By Tom Brooks, Communications Assistant, Cobb County Public Library System The Cobb County Public Library System is dedicated to increasing the library’s impact on the community in 2014. This year, we are focusing on expansion of the library’s outreach services and services to community members with special needs. With the help of several community partners,… Continue Reading Cobb County Public Library System: Delivering Library Services to All

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Atlanta Emerging Librarians event: The Future of Librarianship: A Librarian by Any Other Name

The Future of Librarianship: A Librarian by Any Other NameDate: Saturday, April 19Time: 2-4 p.m.Location: Toco Hill-Avis G. Williams Library, 1282 McConnell Drive, Decatur, GA 30033 Register for this event Library school students have a growing number of job options awaiting them upon graduation. Some of these jobs may not have “librarian” in the title… Continue Reading Atlanta Emerging Librarians event: The Future of Librarianship: A Librarian by Any Other Name

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Professional Development Events in April

Event_List_Apr_2014This list is provided by Jay Turner, Director of Continuing Education, Georgia Public Library Service. PROGRAM INFORMATION & LOGIN April 8 (1–2 pm) How Nonprofit Data and Volunteers Can Save the World (GuideStar) Join VolunteerMatch on April 8, 2014, for a free Nonprofit Insights webinar in honor of National Volunteer Week. Erinn Andrews of GuideStar… Continue Reading Professional Development Events in April

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Academic Division: Call for Papers, COMO 2014

The Academic Library Division of the Georgia Library Association/Georgia Chapter of ACRL invites Georgia librarians and library science students to submit research papers for presentation at 2014 COMO October 1-3 in Augusta pertaining to academic libraries. Criteria for selection include purpose, content, organization, scholarship, and references.  Papers should include research on developments in academic libraries… Continue Reading Academic Division: Call for Papers, COMO 2014

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ACRL Webcasts free to GLA members–sign up now!

For the second year, ACRL has given each state chapter two free webcasts! The webcasts will be streamed live to in-person groups in Atlanta and Athens, and any interested GLA members are welcome to attend. The sessions and session locations were chosen by popular vote by Academic Library Division membership last month. If you want… Continue Reading ACRL Webcasts free to GLA members–sign up now!

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Call for Nominations, GLA Academic Library Division

Are you an academic librarian looking to get more involved in the Georgia Library Association? The Academic Library Division of GLA is currently seeking nominations for the following offices: Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect (3 year commitment; must be a member of GLA and ACRL) Secretary (1 year commitment; must be member of GLA) ACRL Chapters Council Representative (2… Continue Reading Call for Nominations, GLA Academic Library Division

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Carterette Series Webinar: DIY Video Creation – April 9, 2014

DIY Video CreationPresented by Angela  NoletWednesday, April 9 — 2:00pm – 3:00pm Eastern TimeRegister:  http://tinyurl.com/qh9pmst Library users are increasingly online. Our libraries have the opportunity to reinforce the storytime environment, programs, and library products using video. Learn about cameras, filming, editing tools, and uploading video content to incorporate video into your library’s offerings. Angela Nolet… Continue Reading Carterette Series Webinar: DIY Video Creation – April 9, 2014