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Winter 2014 issue of the Georgia Library Quarterly is now available

The Winter 2014 issue of the Georgia Library Quarterly is now available at: http://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/glq/ In this issue:  Georgia Library Spotlight Chattahoochee Valley Libraries by Henry McCoyCobb County School District and Cobb County Public Library Collaboration by Janell McClureGeorgia Highlands College Libraries by Elijah Scott From the President – Susan D. Morris My Own Private Library: A… Continue Reading Winter 2014 issue of the Georgia Library Quarterly is now available

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St. Jude the Apostle Catholic School Library in the Spotlight!

Karyn Greer’s visit  By Eleonora Straub Tucked away in Sandy Springs, GA is St. Jude the Apostle Catholic School.  The St. Jude Library and Media Center serves the teachers and 511 students in grades k-8.  Our amazing collection has over 20,000 items including books, e-books, A/V resources (DVDs, CDs and playaways), periodicals for faculty and… Continue Reading St. Jude the Apostle Catholic School Library in the Spotlight!

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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 the amount of $1,000, is targeted for applicants of… Continue Reading Georgia Library Association Scholarship Committee invites applications for 2014

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Professional Development Events in March

This list is provided by Jay Turner,  Director of Continuing Education, Georgia Public Library Service March 7 (9–10:30 am)Inside the Digital Public Library of America (OCLC)In this OCLC Research Distinguished Seminar Series presentation, Dan Cohen goes behind the scenes to discuss how the DPLA was created, how it functions as a portal and platform, what… Continue Reading Professional Development Events in March

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Call for 2014 GLA Awards Nominations

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.  GLA has awards to celebrate a variety of library and non-library personal for their contributions to the state organization and/or their local library.  Nominating someone is easy (just 10 fields… Continue Reading Call for 2014 GLA Awards Nominations

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Georgia State University College of Law Library, Atlanta, GA

By Austin Martin Williams The Georgia State University College of Law Library traces its history back to the opening of the Georgia State University College of Law (“GSU Law”) in September 1982. Back then, the law library’s collection of just over 65,000 volumes took up only a small portion of the law school. Today, the… Continue Reading Georgia State University College of Law Library, Atlanta, GA

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Professional Development Events in February

The GPLS CE calendar has been updated with free, online continuing education events for February. Be sure to check out GLA’s Makerspace: Is it Right for Your Library?, as well as the Learning Express 3.0, Credo Online Reference Service Training, and LexisNexis training that GALILEO is hosting this month. February 3 (8–9 pm) GeniusCon (Teacher… Continue Reading Professional Development Events in February

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Makerspace: Is it Right for Your Library? – Free Webinar, February 26, 2014

Makerspace: Is it Right for Your Library?Wednesday, February 26th — 2:00pm – 3:00pm Eastern TimeRegister:  http://goo.gl/oP7BYT Public and academic libraries across the country are forming makerspaces inside their libraries to provide patrons with the tools needed to innovate and create. In an online panel facilitated by Charlie Bennett (Georgia Institute of Technology), learn how these… Continue Reading Makerspace: Is it Right for Your Library? – Free Webinar, February 26, 2014

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GeorgiaInfo, state’s online almanac, launches redesigned website

GALILEO announcement. GeorgiaInfo, the online almanac for the state of Georgia, based at the University of Georgia, boasts a graphically rich new interface and new site organization to optimize intuitive navigation. GeorgiaInfo is valuable as a ready reference resource for all things Georgia and is rich in information to support the K-12 Georgia studies curriculum.… Continue Reading GeorgiaInfo, state’s online almanac, launches redesigned website