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Request for Proposals to Handle COMO ’13 Registration

[Editor’s Note: Posted on behalf of Liz Bagley, Past COMO Chair (2012). Please direct questions to Liz Bagley or Dr. Gordon Baker at the contact information below.]   The COMO ’13 Planning Committee is seeking a vendor to provide support for the conference’s registration, receipt of payments, assistance with printed program content preparation, web site… Continue Reading Request for Proposals to Handle COMO ’13 Registration

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Clayton County Library System in the Spotlight!

In December, the Clayton County Library System opened a beautiful, light-filled new library in Forest Park (near the Atlanta airport and the State Farmer’s Market). The new building is just one block from the previous one, a small, forty-four year-old building that was badly in need of upgrades and infrastructure improvements. At 16,000 square feet,… Continue Reading Clayton County Library System in the Spotlight!

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January Professional and Continuing Education List

January Professional and Continuing Education List Welcome to the Professional and Continuing Education Interest Group monthly announcement for continuing education opportunities.  This email contains a listing of conferences, webinars, and other ways to learn more about librarianship.  Events requiring a registration fee are designated by a ($). This list is also available on the Georgia… Continue Reading January Professional and Continuing Education List

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Call for Nominations for the John Phillip Immroth Memorial Award

[Editor’s Note: Posted on behalf of Ann Hamilton, GLA’s ALA Councilor. Please direct questions/nominations to Shumeca Pickett at the contact information below.]  The John Phillip Immroth Memorial Award honors intellectual freedom fighters in and outside the library profession who have demonstrated remarkable personal courage in resisting censorship. The award consists of $500 and a citation.… Continue Reading Call for Nominations for the John Phillip Immroth Memorial Award

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Riverside Military Academy in the Spotlight!

The Library at the campus of Riverside Military Academy is located on the shores of Lake Lanier, named for poet Sidney Lanier, in Gainesville, Georgia. Riverside Military Academy, founded in 1907, is one of the premier college preparatory academies for young men in grades 7-12. The Riverside vision began with two Gainesville businessmen and professors,… Continue Reading Riverside Military Academy in the Spotlight!

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December Professional and Continuing Education List

December Professional and Continuing Education List Welcome to the Professional and Continuing Education Interest Group monthly announcement for continuing education opportunities.  This email contains a listing of conferences, webinars, and other ways to learn more about librarianship.  Events requiring a registration fee are designated by a ($). This list is also available on the Georgia… Continue Reading December Professional and Continuing Education List

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Libraries Are Such A Drag Fundraising Calendar Now Available

We LOVE libraries! If you love libraries too then get yourself, your family, and your coworkers a calendar. All proceeds donated to the Georgia Library Association’s Beard Scholarship. Calendars can be purchased at Java Monkey in Decatur, GA ($20) or online ($25). [Editor’s note: The Libraries Are Such a Drag calendar was conceived and coordinated… Continue Reading Libraries Are Such A Drag Fundraising Calendar Now Available

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ASU’s Reese Library in the Spotlight!

Reese LibraryAugusta State UniversityAugusta, Georgia Augusta State University’s Reese Library provides access to a broad range of learning resources in various formats inside and outside the boundaries of the traditional classroom. Reese Library traces its roots to the library of the Junior College of Augusta. In 1960, the library was relocated to a remodeled warehouse… Continue Reading ASU’s Reese Library in the Spotlight!

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GLQ Fall 2012 Is Available

The Fall 2012 issue of the GLQ has been published to http://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/glq/We hope you enjoy the issue, which includes a peer-reviewed paper on e-books and two My Own Private Library columns. Please find below a linked Table of Contents, for your convenience.The next deadline for submission of materials is December 1, 2012.–Jeff Heck Editor, GLQComplete… Continue Reading GLQ Fall 2012 Is Available

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Friends of the GA Archives Advocacy Workshop (11/08/2012)

Sign up now to take part in the advocacy workshop sponsored by Friends of the Georgia Archives (FOGAH) at the Society of Georgia Archivists Annual Meeting. Training will be conducted by Joe Tanner of Tanner and Associates and will cover how to contact your representative so that your voice will be heard! The training is… Continue Reading Friends of the GA Archives Advocacy Workshop (11/08/2012)