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The Atlanta Emerging Librarians on Facebook and Twitter!

The Atlanta Emerging Librarians now has Facebook and Twitter accounts. These will be used to publicize AEL activities and promote events of interest to LIS students in the Atlanta area. Check them out! Facebook: http://tinyurl.com/AtlEmerLibFBTwitter: https://twitter.com/ATLEmergingLib For more information contact AEL at: AtlantaEmergingLibrarians@yahoo.comThe AEL page on the GLA site: https://gla.georgialibraries.org/div_nmrt_atllibmeetup.htm

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Georgia Library Quarterly Goes Digital!

Open letter to the GLA membership regarding the digital transition of GLQ With the issue currently in layout, volume 48, issue 2, Spring 2011 issue, the Georgia Library Quarterly will move entirely to digital publication. The change will allow the editorial board to use peer-review – for authors who elect to participate – and encourage… Continue Reading Georgia Library Quarterly Goes Digital!

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Academic Library Division Officer Nominations

Interested in becoming more involved in the Academic Library Division? Consider running for office! The ALD is seeking nominations for the positions of vice-chair/chair elect and secretary. The vice-chair/chair elect is responsible for identifying and booking a speaker for the COMO ALD luncheon, and helping the chair with speaker session/presenter recruitment. The secretary takes minutes… Continue Reading Academic Library Division Officer Nominations

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Free GLA Webinar 2/17: Building Library Websites with Weebly

The Georgia Library Association is pleased to announce the February 2011 special evening session of the newly dubbed Carterette Webinar Series (formerly the Wednesday Webinars). The series highlights trends, innovation, and best practices in Georgia Libraries. While we feature Georgia speakers, registration is open to anyone, anywhere, so please share this announcement as you see… Continue Reading Free GLA Webinar 2/17: Building Library Websites with Weebly

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Georgia Library Quarterly to launch peer-review option

Beginning in 2011, the open access publication Georgia Library Quarterly will be undergoing some exciting changes. In addition to going online, a new blind peer-review option will be available to all submitting authors. In order to launch this option, the GLQ editorial board is seeking both reviewers and articles to be queued for review. For… Continue Reading Georgia Library Quarterly to launch peer-review option

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January 19th Free Georgia Wednesday Webinars

The Georgia Library Association and Georgia Public Library Service are pleased to announce the January 2011 sessions of the Wednesday Webinar series (WWS), which highlights trends, innovation, and best practices in Georgia Libraries. The webinars feature Georgia speakers, but registration is open to anyone, anywhere. Topics are chosen to be of interest to employees of… Continue Reading January 19th Free Georgia Wednesday Webinars

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Jonathan Lu selected as GLA Sponsored ALA Emerging Leader

Congratulations to Jonathan Lu, who was selected as this year’s GLA sponsored ALA Emerging Leader. Jon is presently the Adult Services Librarian in the Cartersville Library of the Bartow County Library System. In his present position, he offers reference assistance, plans programming, and maintains the library’s MySpace page. He also provides leadership in the areas… Continue Reading Jonathan Lu selected as GLA Sponsored ALA Emerging Leader

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Free Webinars 11/17: Open Source Software and Ebooks/DRM

The Georgia Library Association and Georgia Public Library Service are pleased to announce the November sessions of the Wednesday Webinar series, which highlights trends, innovation, and best practices in Georgia Libraries. The webinars feature Georgia speakers, but registration is open to anyone, anywhere. Topics are chosen to be of interest to employees of all library… Continue Reading Free Webinars 11/17: Open Source Software and Ebooks/DRM