The Scholarship Committee is seeking donations for the virtual Scholarship Raffle at the 2020 Georgia Libraries Conference taking place October 7-9, 2020. We look forward to hosting a raffle, but it will look a little different this year! We will be accepting donations of physical items (gift baskets, books, etc.), gift cards, and e-gift cards… Continue Reading Donate to Scholarship Raffle
A year with challenges like never before has inspired a conference with opportunities like never before! For the first time, the 2020 Georgia Libraries Conference is entirely online with free registration for current GLA, SELA, and GAIT members. Registration is now open at www.galibcon.org. While we’ll miss seeing you all in person, we have many… Continue Reading GLC 2020 with SELA – Registration Open
Date: September 1, 2020 Time: 2:00 -3:00 pm About the Workshop:Beginning in March of 2020, Mary Miller and Kathleen Carter coordinated the work of over 100 University of Georgia Libraries students, faculty, and staff on remote metadata projects for the Brown Media Archives. The great majority of these UGA employees were not catalogers, were not… Continue Reading Big Data: Managing large-scale metadata projects in a telework environment
Join us in congratulating our own Wendy Cornelisen on the 2020 ASGCLA Leadership & Professional Achievement Award! From ASGCLA press-release Wendy Cornelisen lives and breathes innovation and collaboration for the public libraries in Georgia. In her role as Assistant State Librarian at the Georgia Public Library Service, she has led efforts to celebrate accomplishments and… Continue Reading Wendy Cornelisen awarded the 2020 ASGCLA Leadership & Professional Achievement Award
We’re just over nine weeks away from the 2020 Georgia Libraries Conference, so be sure to mark your calendars for October 7 through 9. This year’s conference is easier to attend than ever before with an all-virtual format and free registration for all current GLA and SELA members.Join GLA now starting at just $35, or… Continue Reading Georgia Libraries Conference 2020,Wherever You Are!
By Samantha Hanchett What could a family love better than a bagful of books from the Library? How about a beautiful story book that gets them outside and encourages them to run and have fun? The Thomas County Public Library has done just that with their recently installed Story Walk®. You may have heard of… Continue Reading Story Walk® at the Thomas County Public Library in the Spotlight
The Georgia Archives Conservation Department together with the Big River Bindery are excited to present four 3-day workshops in 2020 on the conservation and preservation of books and paper artifacts: • Preservation Management for Cultural Heritage Institutions – July 17 – 19 ($200) • Introduction to Paper Conservation – August 7 – 9 ($350) •… Continue Reading RESCHEDULED DATES: Spring Book and Paper Conservation/Preservation Workshop Series
The Georgia Library Association (GLA) Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce the 2020 recipients of the Hubbard and the Beard scholarships. These awards are given annually by GLA to provide financial assistance for students pursuing a master’s degree in library science. The Hubbard ScholarshipDonald “Don” Giacomini is this year’s C. S. Hubbard Scholarship winner.Don has… Continue Reading GLA 2020 Scholarship Winners
North Georgia Associated Libraries wants you!Learn more by watching this brief video from incoming Chair, Kara Rumble. The North Georgia Associated Libraries quarterly meeting will be virtual.We will begin with a brief business meeting including a discussion of new officers. The informational presentation will follow. WEBINAR: Innovating Services and Workflows During COVID-19DATE: Wednesday, July 22,… Continue Reading North Georgia Associated Libraries wants you!
The Clayton County Library System’s (CCLS) mission is to contribute to the success of the citizens of its diverse community by offering a full range of library services that meet their informational, educational, and leisure interests, fostering the love of reading in youth and the lifelong pursuit of knowledge for all.Clayton County Library System consists… Continue Reading Clayton County Library System in the Spotlight