The Georgia Library Association annually awards two scholarships to students completing a master’s degree in library science: The Hubbard Scholarship, a $3,000 award, is intended to recruit excellent candidates for librarianship in Georgia. The Beard Scholarship, in the amount of $1,000, is for applicants who show strong potential for leadership in the library profession. Recipients… Continue Reading The Georgia Library Association Scholarship Committee invites applications for 2013
The East Georgia State College Library recently had a re-opening in August of 2012 and is now a part of the new Learning Commons. The Learning Commons includes the EGSC Library, the Academic Center for Excellence (ACE), the Academic Advising Center, and the Common Grounds Cafe. All of these institutions work together to offer instructional… Continue Reading East Georgia State College Library in the Spotlight!
The most recent issue of the Georgia Library Quarterly is now available at:http://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/glq/ Complete Issue v50 no1 complete issue Table of Contents: ColumnsGeorgia Library Spotlight – Georgia Regents University, Reese Library – Autumn JohnsonGeorgia Library Spotlight – Thomas University Library – Amber BrockGeorgia Library Spotlight – Piedmont Regional Library – Beth McIntyre From the President… Continue Reading GLQ Winter 2013 Is Available
This is the first of 12 monthly recaps to keep everyone in the loop with GLA events and plans throughout the year. The fun of being in GLA is the relationships with other people with library interests and goals. My hope is to have fun events throughout the year to bring us all together. We… Continue Reading January Monthly Recap of GLA 2013
Announcing the 2013 Georgia Library Day at the Capitol in Atlanta When: February 14, 2013, 10:00 am to 1:00 pmWhere: Room #123 in the Capitol Building in Atlanta Purpose: To distribute prints of drawing by Debbie Davis, donated by Mumford Library Books and talk to state legislators about the contributions of Georgia’s libraries. Cost: Free!… Continue Reading Georgia Library Day at the Capitol
[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
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!
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
[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
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!