GHRAC announces Georgia Archives Institute Stipend

The Georgia Historical Records Advisory Council, in conjunction with the University of Georgia and the Georgia Archives, has available one stipend to cover attendance at the 2020 Georgia Archives Institute (GAI). The stipend is funded by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) and is contingent on congressional authorization of continued… Continue Reading GHRAC announces Georgia Archives Institute Stipend

Call for The Georgia Historical Records Advisory Council Awards Nominations

Do you know someone who has done outstanding work using, preserving, or making historical records more accessible? Think about the historical or genealogical society, library, museum, county or municipal government, researcher, local historian, educator or student. The Georgia Historical Records Advisory Council (GHRAC) wants to encourage and reward their exceptional efforts. The Georgia Historical Records… Continue Reading Call for The Georgia Historical Records Advisory Council Awards Nominations

Call for Papers for New Voices 2020

Attention New Librarians: Call for Papers for New Voices 2020 Sponsored by the University and College Library Section of the Southeastern Library Association (SELA) Submissions must be: From a new professional librarian with no more than five years of experience Address an idea or perspective on a current library issue The work will be published… Continue Reading Call for Papers for New Voices 2020

54th Georgia Archives Institute

Designed for beginning archivists, manuscript curators, and librarians or those whose positions have expanded to include the management and care of their organization’s archives or manuscript/history collection, the Georgia Archives Institute provides general instruction in core concepts and practices of archival administration and the management of traditional and modern documentary materials. Recipient of the 2016… Continue Reading 54th Georgia Archives Institute

Research is Not a Basic Skill: Using the Contextual Nature of Research to Transform Information Literacy Instruction

Research is Not a Basic Skill: Using the Contextual Nature of Research to Transform Information Literacy Instruction Wednesday, February 12, 2020 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register: https://bit.ly/33MejNL Description: Students’ confidence in their research skills often does not match their proficiency with those skills. Often, what students fail to grasp… Continue Reading Research is Not a Basic Skill: Using the Contextual Nature of Research to Transform Information Literacy Instruction

Winder Elementary Media Center in the Spotlight!

By Tammy Privette CREATE! COMMUNICATE! COLLABORATE! Yes, these are buzzwords in education, but they are the mantra of the Winder Elementary Media Center. Winder Elementary School is a part of Barrow County School System, and is located in Winder, GA We are a Learning Commons where all students learn in a variety of ways. From our… Continue Reading Winder Elementary Media Center in the Spotlight!

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Baker Elementary Learning Commons in Spotlight!

By Emily Brown. The Baker Elementary Learning Commons is an elementary school library serving over 800 students in grades k-5. We are located in Acworth, GA. Our mission is to inspire students to be great digital citizens, empower students to be independent readers, and for students to achieve a sense of lifelong learning. The Baker Learning… Continue Reading Baker Elementary Learning Commons in Spotlight!

Sonic Literacy: A Manifesto for Libraries in the Age of Podcasts

Sonic Literacy: A Manifesto for Libraries in the Age of Podcasts Wednesday December 11, 2019  2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central)  Register:  https://bit.ly/2NmwHrn  Description: In this era of podcasting, libraries should be considering podcasts not just as potential outreach projects but as an essential and unavoidable piece of the information world. Our patrons… Continue Reading Sonic Literacy: A Manifesto for Libraries in the Age of Podcasts