Georgia Library Association

GLA Awards – deadline for nominations is extended to May 31, 2013

Do you know someone whose contributions to Georgia libraries and/or GLA should be recognized with a GLA award? Take the time to nominate a deserving individual today.  Each year the Georgia Library Association seeks to honor outstanding librarians, library staff members, and library advocates through the following awards: Bob Richardson AwardCharles Beard Library Advocacy AwardHonorary…

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The Georgia Room in the Spotlight!

The Georgia Room is the Cobb County Public Library System’s genealogical and historical collection. Located in the Central Library near the downtown Marietta Square, the Georgia Room serves informational and educational pursuits of a wide range of users. Demand for the Georgia Room has grown steadily as its holdings and physical space have increased since…

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2013 GLA Paraprofessional Award Grants

ATTENTION SUPPORT STAFF AND PARAPROFESSIONALS in GEORGIA LIBRARIES The Paraprofessional Division of the Georgia Library Association announces its 2013 Paraprofessional Grants.   Three (3) $250 Award Grants will be given to the winners to facilitate their attendance at GaCOMO 2013 – GLA’s Annual Convention to be held in Macon, Georgia October 9-11, 2013.  In addition, each winner…

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March Monthly Recap for GLA 2013

March was a slow month for GLA. We had an Executive Board Meeting on March 22, 2013 which was hosted by Elizabeth Bagley at Agnes Scott College. Minutes are available on GLA website. We voted to change the name of the School Librarian Division to Georgia Association of School Librarians, a division of Georgia Library…

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February Recap for GLA 2013

Hope you had a nice February. I love February because the first spring flowers start blooming in Georgia, but mostly because it’s my birthday month. I turned 40 for the umpteenth time and, yes, I do celebrate all month. Besides that important event, we had a great time at the Capitol on Valentine’s Day, February…

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Academic Division: Call for Papers, COMO 2013

The Academic Library Division of the Georgia Library Association/Georgia Chapter of ACRL invites Georgia librarians and library science students to submit research papers for presentation at 2013 COMO pertaining to academic libraries. Criteria for selection include purpose, content, organization, scholarship, and references. Cash awards funded by YBP Library Services and EBSCO for the top two…