Each year, the Georgia Library Association presents members of the Georgia General Assembly with a beautiful print created by artist Debi Davis. If you’ve been to visit your state legislator, you may have seen their collection on the walls of their office. This year’s print features the oak-lined entrance of Wormsloe, and an armadillo. We… Continue Reading Library Day at the Capitol Call for Volunteers
The Georgia Tech Library opened its doors Sunday, Jan. 6, in the refurbished Crosland Tower, completing the first phase of its ambitious Library Next project. The tower, closed for renovations since January 2016, features eight stories of archives, classroom, study, and studio space for Tech’s students, faculty, and staff. Included are spaces and technology for… Continue Reading Georgia Tech Library’s Crosland Tower in the Spotlight
Transforming collections, facilities, organization, and services for KSYou! Johnson Library: The L. V. Johnson Library on the Marietta campus of Kennesaw State University (KSU) has undergone a number of recent renovations to improve and update the study and computer areas for students. Named after the first director of the former Southern Polytechnic State University, the… Continue Reading Kennesaw State University Library System in the Spotlight!
Online Security is More Than Just Passwords Wednesday, February 13, 2019 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register: https://bit.ly/2S8FqgB Description: Keeping secure online takes effort and attention. Do you find you are hesitant when it comes to passwords, logins, and security? Unsure how to handle that odd-looking email? Want to know… Continue Reading Online Security is More Than Just Passwords
How do you get the word out about great library programs in Atlanta? With the Word on the Street Library Bike, of course! The Word on the Street bike is a carbon-neutral mobile library that takes AFPL Pop-Up Libraries and outreach programs to festivals, street markets, block parties and more all over the Atlanta-Fulton area.… Continue Reading Word on the Street Library Bike in the Spotlight!
Did you miss 2018 Georgia Libraries Conference, a particular session, or do you just want to refer back to a really interesting slide? Check out the Georgia Libraries Conference 2018 Slideshare page! A number of presenters have submitted their presentation materials to help create this resource. [If you presented this year and would like your… Continue Reading The Georgia Libraries Conference Slideshare Page Is Live!
The Atlanta Emerging Librarians is pleased to host our annual Mingle with the Admins! When: Saturday, January 12th, from 12pm – 2pm Where: Manuel’s Tavern, 602 North Highland Avenue Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30307 Join AEL to meet with library administrators and discuss the current job market and how to make it in the 21st century as… Continue Reading Atlanta Emerging Librarians Mingle with the Admins
Where: Middle Georgia State University, Robert F. Hatcher, Sr. Conference Center, 100 University Parkway, Macon, GA 31206 When: Friday, January 11, 2019, 8:30 am – 4:15 pm Register: https://gla.georgialibraries.org/midwinter-meeting-registration/ Agenda: 8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Registration, Networking, & Breakfast 9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Welcome 9:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Installation of 2018 Officers 9:30 a.m. –… Continue Reading GLA Mid-Winter Planning Meeting to be Held on January 11, 2019
A division of GALILEO, Georgia’s virtual library, and housed at The University of Georgia Libraries, the Digital Library of Georgia (DLG) is the state’s cultural heritage digitization initiative. Active since 1996, DLG partners with libraries, archives, and museums to facilitate online access to resources about Georgia’s history, culture, and life. In addition to its Georgia… Continue Reading Digital Library of Georgia in the Spotlight!
From Print to Digital And Back Again: Three Decades of Lessons from a Library Newsletter Wednesday, December 5, 2018 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register: https://bit.ly/2yBB8Xn Description: UGA Law Library’s longstanding newsletter Amicus Briefs first saw circulation in 1984. At that time it was solely in print and included no… Continue Reading From Print to Digital And Back Again: Three Decades of Lessons from a Library Newsletter