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
The GLA Academic Division is pleased to announce the election results for the 2013 officers. The new officers are as follows: Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect: Rhonda McCoy Secretary:La Loria Konata ACRL Representative:Sarah Steiner We congratulate all who ran in this year’s contest. Thank you for your interest in keeping the GLA Academic Division a vital and relevant professional group.
The GLA Executive Board met during GaCOMO, on October 3, 2012. At this meeting, the minutes from the previous meeting were approved and are now available on the GLA website.
If you attended COMO 2012 in Macon and have not yet completed the evaluation, please do so by October 15, 2012. Your comments will be considered when planning next year’s conference, so thumbs up or thumbs down, the Steering Committee wants to hear from you!
No doubt, everyone is busily preparing for GaCOMO, but let’s not forget to keep the heat on our elected officials regarding the closure of the Georgia Archives which is still slated for November 1! The New York Times has just published an excellent overview of the plight of state archives in these, let’s say “interesting… Continue Reading Plight of the Georgia Archives Made the NY Times!