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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

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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