For the second year, ACRL has given each state chapter two free webcasts! The webcasts will be streamed live to in-person groups in Atlanta and Athens, and any interested GLA members are welcome to attend. The sessions and session locations were chosen by popular vote by Academic Library Division membership last month. If you want… Continue Reading ACRL Webcasts free to GLA members–sign up now!
Are you an academic librarian looking to get more involved in the Georgia Library Association? The Academic Library Division of GLA is currently seeking nominations for the following offices: Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect (3 year commitment; must be a member of GLA and ACRL) Secretary (1 year commitment; must be member of GLA) ACRL Chapters Council Representative (2… Continue Reading Call for Nominations, GLA Academic Library Division
DIY Video CreationPresented by Angela NoletWednesday, April 9 — 2:00pm – 3:00pm Eastern TimeRegister: http://tinyurl.com/qh9pmst Library users are increasingly online. Our libraries have the opportunity to reinforce the storytime environment, programs, and library products using video. Learn about cameras, filming, editing tools, and uploading video content to incorporate video into your library’s offerings. Angela Nolet… Continue Reading Carterette Series Webinar: DIY Video Creation – April 9, 2014
The Winter 2014 issue of the Georgia Library Quarterly is now available at: http://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/glq/ In this issue: Georgia Library Spotlight Chattahoochee Valley Libraries by Henry McCoyCobb County School District and Cobb County Public Library Collaboration by Janell McClureGeorgia Highlands College Libraries by Elijah Scott From the President – Susan D. Morris My Own Private Library: A… Continue Reading Winter 2014 issue of the Georgia Library Quarterly is now available
Karyn Greer’s visit By Eleonora Straub Tucked away in Sandy Springs, GA is St. Jude the Apostle Catholic School. The St. Jude Library and Media Center serves the teachers and 511 students in grades k-8. Our amazing collection has over 20,000 items including books, e-books, A/V resources (DVDs, CDs and playaways), periodicals for faculty and… Continue Reading St. Jude the Apostle Catholic School Library in the Spotlight!
The Georgia Library Association awards two scholarships annually 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 and defray some of the costs of their education. The Beard Scholarship, in the amount of $1,000, is targeted for applicants of… Continue Reading Georgia Library Association Scholarship Committee invites applications for 2014
This list is provided by Jay Turner, Director of Continuing Education, Georgia Public Library Service March 7 (9–10:30 am)Inside the Digital Public Library of America (OCLC)In this OCLC Research Distinguished Seminar Series presentation, Dan Cohen goes behind the scenes to discuss how the DPLA was created, how it functions as a portal and platform, what… Continue Reading Professional Development Events in March
The Georgia Library Association Awards Committee invites all local librarians to nominate their colleagues, co-workers, partners, and other library supporters for the 2014 GLA awards. GLA has awards to celebrate a variety of library and non-library personal for their contributions to the state organization and/or their local library. Nominating someone is easy (just 10 fields… Continue Reading Call for 2014 GLA Awards Nominations
By Austin Martin Williams The Georgia State University College of Law Library traces its history back to the opening of the Georgia State University College of Law (“GSU Law”) in September 1982. Back then, the law library’s collection of just over 65,000 volumes took up only a small portion of the law school. Today, the… Continue Reading Georgia State University College of Law Library, Atlanta, GA
The General Assembly is operating at lightning speed so far this year. After consulting with several past and present GLA officers, it was deemed unfeasible for GLA to assemble a group to meet in person with our Georgia legislators this year. Julie Walker is chair of the GLA Governmental Relations Committee and has had lots… Continue Reading GLA Library Legislative Day 2014