Georgia Library Quarterly 46 (2), Spring 2009 includes an article by Diana J. Very on The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: How It Pertains to Georgia’s Libraries. Ms. Very, director of LSTA, Statistics and Research for Georgia Public Library Service, gave us permission to post the article on the GLA website, where you can now… Continue Reading The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: How It Pertains to Georgia’s Libraries
GLA has a new Flickr page! Take a look here.
There is now a link to ALA’s Capwiz on the homepage menu. It is called Legislative Action.
We are revising our procedure for reviewing materials for the GLQ. We would like reviewers to use new items from their own libraries as the review copies. We are asking that those interested in reviewing items should choose those that can be linked to the Southeast (history, gardening, biography, etc.), are written by a Southern… Continue Reading Seeking GLQ Book Reviewers
The Georgia Library Association now has a Facebook Fan Page. You can join us, here, for news, event updates, networking, and (eventually) conference photographs.
The Assessment Interest Group exchanges ideas and information in all areas of library assessment. Topics are chosen by members; previous subjects include measuring the impact andeffectiveness of library services, the use of focus groups, and qualitative assessment of instruction. Activities planned for this year include a peer mentor/support program for assessment activities and presentations at… Continue Reading Join the GLA Assessment Interest Group!
Formed in early 2008, this group is intended to create in-person connections between distance education library, information, and media science students and new graduates living in the Atlanta area. The group will meet every 2-3 months, and will provide time for mingling, snacking, and a presentation. Presentation topics will be determined by the group’s members.… Continue Reading Join the Atlanta Emerging Librarians Group!