Georgia Library Association

Winter 2015 issue of the Georgia Library Quarterly is Available

The winter 2015 issue of the Georgia Library Quarterly is available at http://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/glq/ This issue includes a lot of good columns, news and a peer-review artilce. Some highlights are Georgia Library SpotlightManeuver Center of Excellence HQ Donovan Research Library by Ericka Loze-HudsonGeorgia Perimeter College Libraries by Pat Ziebart, Karen Viars, and Scott PieperCURVE: Collaborative University…

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Helpful Sources for Writing an Academic Paper

By Rebecca Rose, Research Papers Committee Chair For those contemplating writing an academic paper, numerous print resources are available that can assist with the process. Books targeted for librarians include ALA’s Writing and Publishing: the Librarian’s Handbook and Handbook of Academic Writing for Librarians by Christopher Vance Hollister. Also, the following titles are recommended because…

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AEL Informal Mingle – Saturday, March 7, 2015

Atlanta Emerging Librarians will be hosting an informal mingle on Saturday, March 7th from 3-6 pm at La Parrilla Mexican Restaurant off Howell Mill Road. All are welcome. Come chat with the planning committee and provide your input on this year’s activities. RSVP at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/atlanta-emerging-librarians-ael-informal-mingle-tickets-15759910316 We also have a survey out. Please consider taking a…

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Library Prints Delivered to the State Capitol

On Thursday, February 2, 2015, representatives from the Georgia Public Library Service and the Georgia Library Association distributed prints of “Fishing in the Chattahoochee” to Georgia legislators. The prints were created by artist Debi Davis with funding from Mumford Books in Jacksonville Florida. The purpose of distributing the prints to the Georgia legislatives is to…

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Academic Library Division Call for Papers

The Academic Library Division of the Georgia Library Association/Georgia Chapter of ACRL invites Georgia librarians and library science students to submit research papers for presentation at 2015 COMO pertaining to academic libraries. Criteria for selection include purpose, content, organization, scholarship, and references.  Papers should include research on developments in academic libraries that present challenging opportunities…

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Call for Proposals for Atlanta Area Bibliographic Instruction Group (AABIG) Annual Conference – – due March 2015

The Atlanta Area Bibliographic Instruction Group (AABIG) 14th annual conference is being held this year on June 12th at the University of Georgia’s Miller Learning Center. This year’s theme is Breaking Down Silos:  Innovative Teaching & Collaboration Across Departments.  The conference will feature a variety of 20, 45-minute, and Pecha Kucha sessions, in addition to…