The website for the annual GeorgiaConference of Media Organizations conference is now available. The conference is jointly sponsored by the Georgia Library Association, Georgia Association for Instruction Technology, and the Georgia Library Media Association. On the site you will find the presentation proposal form. The deadline for submissions is May 31st. COMO will be held… Continue Reading GaCOMO Call for Proposals
WHAT: Job Hunting WorkshopWHEN: April, 17th, 2010WHERE: Tucker-Reid H. Cofer Library TIMETABLE10.00 Tour new building10.15 Meet & Greet10.30 Welcome and introductions10.40-11.10 John Szabo, Atlanta-Fulton County Library Director.11.10-11.30 Lesley Barber, Principal Librarian DCPL, presenting Optimal Resume Database.11.30-12.00 Christian Steinmetz, GSU Library Creative Manager: On Public Speaking.12.00-12.10 Coffee Break12.10-12.40 Dianne Smith, Human Resources Officer, Emory University.12.40-13.00 Panel… Continue Reading Job Hunting Workshop
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s higher education reporter recently wrote about several Georgia libraries that offer or are considering implementation of services to allow users to text a question. Agnes Scott College and Georgia State, Savannah State and Valdosta State University were mentioned: Library text messaging latest trend on campuses
Date: Monday, April 26, 2010 Time: 10:00am-2:30pm – Check in and coffee starting at 9:30 Location: DeKalb County Public Library – Decatur Library, 215 Sycamore St. Decatur, GA Anyone can and should get involved in advocating for their library from anywhere they sit in the library. Be part of the movement of frontline librarians and… Continue Reading Doing Frontline Advocacy From Where You Sit
ACWORTH, GA – On February 25, 2010, Hogan Construction Group broke ground on the new North Paulding Library on Harmony Grove Church Road. Built behind Fire Station 11, which Hogan completed in December 2009, North Paulding Library features five distinct wings and state-of-the-art networking capabilities. The 10,500 square foot library includes Nonfiction, Reference, Children’s, Fiction,… Continue Reading Paulding County Breaks Ground on New Library
Additional information and directions for Georgia Library Day are now available. A message from Carol, the GLA President: I’ve had a suggestion that we wear the same color for identification. How about RED?! I know we don’t have time to get this message out, but for those who want to, please wear red. Red scarf… Continue Reading Georgia Library Day
Victoria “Vickie” Horst, has been a photography buff for many years, and her interest paid off in February when her entry was judged the overall “Best Photo” in the inaugural Georgia Libraries Photo Contest. Horst is director of the Tifton-Tift County Public Library, part of the Coastal Plain Regional Library System. Jointly sponsored by the… Continue Reading Winners Announced in Inagural Georgia Libraries Photo Contest
Georgia Library Day has been rescheduled, and will now be held on March 10 this year. The schedule and registration form are available at https://gla.georgialibraries.org/events_libraryday_2010.pdf. If you already registered, please confirm you can still attend by contacting GordonBaker@clayton.edu or Kara Mullen KaraMullen@clayton.edu at GLA Administrative Services. For new registrations, the deadline is March 2.
Check out the new issue of ALA NMRT Footnotes for a piece on GLA. The article, “GLA on My Mind: Successful Initiatives of Georgia’s Library Association,” was written by Deborah Striplin, an Atlanta Emerging Librarians member and recent graduate of the Drexel University’s Library and Information Science program.