The General Assembly is operating at lightning speed so far this year. After consulting with several past and present GLA officers, it was deemed unfeasible for GLA to assemble a group to meet in person with our Georgia legislators this year. Julie Walker is chair of the GLA Governmental Relations Committee and has had lots… Continue Reading GLA Library Legislative Day 2014
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
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
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
By Sybil McNeil Willet Memorial Library at Wesleyan College is transitioning. A library on a small women’s college campus has opportunities for service that larger libraries cannot offer. Librarians pride themselves on their personal service to students, whether it be in the form of supplying coffee and tea or just “listening.” More importantly, they offer hours… Continue Reading Willet Memorial Library in the Spotlight!
Dear GLA Members, Please mark your calendars and plan to attend the Georgia Library Association’s Annual Mid-Winter Planning Meeting on Friday, January 17, 2014 at the Downs Continuing Education Center at Clayton State University in Morrow, Georgia. This 2014 kick-off meeting is an important event for all GLA members, especially those interested in influencing COMO… Continue Reading Registration is open for Georgia Library Association’s Annual Mid-Winter Planning Meeting.
Mingle with the Admins 5 Thursday, December 19, 2013, 7-9 PM Manuel’s Tavern,602 N. Highland Ave Atlanta, GA 30033 Atlanta Emerging Librarians (AEL) invites you to a networking and information session to benefit library students, graduates and new librarians. Mingle with the Admins V is a wonderful opportunity to meet and receive advice from a… Continue Reading AEL Networking Event – Mingle with the Admins V December 19
Current Issue: Volume 50, Issue 4 (2013) Fall 2013Complete Issue Georgia Library SpotlightGould Memorial Library, College of Coastal Georgia – Cary KnappFannie Mae Davis Special Collections Room, Douglas County Public Library – Kelley SpringerThe Family Room, Collins-Callaway Library & Learning Resources Center, Paine College – Rhonda McCoy From the President – Diana J. Very From… Continue Reading Fall 2013 issue of the Georgia Library Quarterly is now available.
By Ru Story Huffman The James Earl Carter Library, located on the campus of Georgia Southwestern State University in Americus, has been selected as the initial venue for “Victory from Within: The American Prisoner of War Experience.” The 1200 square foot traveling exhibit was developed by Andersonville National Historic Site as part of the 150th… Continue Reading Georgia Southwestern State University Library in the Spotlight!
Engaging and Assessing Learners with iPadsPresented by Laurie GriffinTuesday, December 3rd, 2013 2:00pm to 3:00pm Eastern Time REGISTER The session will present you with a variety of applications that can be used with a single iPad or even a one-to-one environment to assess authentic student learning. Learn new and practical ways to engage even the… Continue Reading Engaging and Assessing Learners with iPads: Free Webinar, December 3, 2013