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
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
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.