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Fannie Mae Davis Special Collections Room, Douglas County Public Library in the Spotlight!

The Fannie Mae Davis Special Collections Room in the library on Selman Drive is named in honor of Douglasville’s Head Librarian from 1961 until 1981, when the library was in the Bowden Street location. Fannie Mae Davis wrote a book on the history of our county entitled “Douglas County, Georgia: From Indian Trail to Interstate… Continue Reading Fannie Mae Davis Special Collections Room, Douglas County Public Library in the Spotlight!

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GLQ Spring 2013 Is Available

The Spring 2013 issue of the Georgia Library Quarterly is available at http://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/glq.  Georgia Library Spotlight:  Clayton County Library System, Forest Park Branch, Forest Park, GeorgiaTerran McCanna East Georgia State College Library, Swainsboro, GeorgiaAmanda McKenzie Riverside Library, Riverside Military Academy, Gainesville, GeorgiaJanie Halliley and Julie A. Smith From the President by Diana J. Very My… Continue Reading GLQ Spring 2013 Is Available

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Carterette Series Webinar – RDA Has Arrived: Essentials of RDA for Public Services – June 19, 2013

RDA Has Arrived: Essentials of RDA for Public ServicesPresented by Susan WynneWednesday, June 19, 2013 2:00pm to 3:00pm, Eastern Time Register After years of buzz, the Library of Congress implemented the new cataloging standard RDA (Resource Description and Access) on March 31, 2013.  What is RDA and why should I care?  RDA is part of… Continue Reading Carterette Series Webinar – RDA Has Arrived: Essentials of RDA for Public Services – June 19, 2013

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GLA Awards – deadline for nominations is extended to May 31, 2013

Do you know someone whose contributions to Georgia libraries and/or GLA should be recognized with a GLA award? Take the time to nominate a deserving individual today.  Each year the Georgia Library Association seeks to honor outstanding librarians, library staff members, and library advocates through the following awards: Bob Richardson AwardCharles Beard Library Advocacy AwardHonorary… Continue Reading GLA Awards – deadline for nominations is extended to May 31, 2013

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COMO Presentation Proposals are due on June 15!

Reminder: The website for the annual Georgia Conference of Media Organizations is now available. COMO 2013 will be held on October 9 – 11, 2013 Macon Marriott City Center in Macon, Georgia.  The conference is jointly sponsored by the Georgia Library Association, Georgia Association for Instruction Technology, and the Georgia Library Media Association. COMO 2013… Continue Reading COMO Presentation Proposals are due on June 15!

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The Georgia Room in the Spotlight!

The Georgia Room is the Cobb County Public Library System’s genealogical and historical collection. Located in the Central Library near the downtown Marietta Square, the Georgia Room serves informational and educational pursuits of a wide range of users. Demand for the Georgia Room has grown steadily as its holdings and physical space have increased since… Continue Reading The Georgia Room in the Spotlight!

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2013 GLA Paraprofessional Award Grants

ATTENTION SUPPORT STAFF AND PARAPROFESSIONALS in GEORGIA LIBRARIES The Paraprofessional Division of the Georgia Library Association announces its 2013 Paraprofessional Grants.   Three (3) $250 Award Grants will be given to the winners to facilitate their attendance at GaCOMO 2013 – GLA’s Annual Convention to be held in Macon, Georgia October 9-11, 2013.  In addition, each winner… Continue Reading 2013 GLA Paraprofessional Award Grants

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Athens-Clarke County Library celebrates 100 years in April

The Athens-Clarke County Library is celebrating two major milestones this April with a whole month of special programs and events. Not only does April mark the end of the library’s long-running construction project, but this year is also the Library’s 100th anniversary. In 1913, the Athens Library Association received its charter. For 1 cent per… Continue Reading Athens-Clarke County Library celebrates 100 years in April