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
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!
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
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)
As we were very happy to learn, things are looking up for the Georgia Archives, but there is still a long way to go in terms of restoring funding lost over the last few years, increasing public access hours, etc. Maybe you saying to yourself, “Well, that’s great, but how can I help?” Ponder no… Continue Reading Looking For Ways to Help the Georgia Archives?
Piedmont Regional Library SystemWinder, Georgia The Piedmont Region consists of three counties, Banks, Barrow and Jackson. The Piedmont Regional Library System is located northeast of Atlanta and surrounded by Hall County, Athens Regional, Uncle Remus, Gwinnett and Northeast Georgia Regional libraries. As one local advocate said, “How can we help but be a successful library… Continue Reading Piedmont Regional Library System in the Spotlight!
Not enough details in this article to let loose with any sort of victory cry, but it’s definitely good news! Looks like some funding will be restored to the Georgia Archives. Enough to keep it open at its current public access hours through the rest of FY 2012. At the beginning of the new fiscal… Continue Reading Georgia Archives Gets a Temporary Reprieve
The Georgia Library Association is pleased to announce the November 2012 session of the Carterette Series Webinars. The Carterette Series is a bi-monthly educational webinar series highlighting trends, innovation, and best practices in libraries. The free sessions are open to interested parties from all geographic (and astral) locations. Topics are chosen to be of interest… Continue Reading Free Webinar 11/14/12: RDA: Are We There Yet?
A big thank you to everyone who participated in the GLA Scholarship Raffle at COMO this year. We raised $4,420.00 and can fully fund both the Beard and Hubbard Scholarships for 2012. To follow is a list of the winners of the prizes that you did not need to be present to win. Please contact… Continue Reading GLA Scholarship Raffle (Winners for Not Present to Win Prizes)
October Professional and Continuing Education List Welcome to the Professional and Continuing Education Interest Group monthly announcement for continuing education opportunities. This email contains a listing of conferences, webinars, and other ways to learn more about librarianship. Events requiring a registration fee are designated by a ($). This list is also available on the Georgia… Continue Reading October Professional and Continuing Education List