Thank you all for your participation in the recent election for the open officer positions on the GLA Executive Board and Academic Library Division. We had a wonderful slate of talented candidates running for office this year and substantial membership participation in the election. The results of this year’s election are Vice-President/President Elect Oscar Gittemeier… Continue Reading 2020 GLA Executive Board and Academic Library Division Election Results
By Stephen Houser The newly opened Hancock Branch, part of the Twin Lakes Library System, is located in the heart of downtown Milledgeville, Georgia. A collaborative project between the City of Milledgeville, TLLS, and architecture firm Arcollab, this branch is housed in an historic building on Milledgeville’s mainstreet. Originally a car dealership built in 1919, the… Continue Reading Hancock Branch of the Twin Lakes Library System in the Spotlight!
We Stories: Diversity in Children’s Literature at the Library Wednesday, October 30, 2019 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register: https://bit.ly/2lRzSMn Description: Research of family habits indicates that the vast majority of white families rarely, if ever, talk about race at home. At the same time, many library patrons from… Continue Reading We Stories: Diversity in Children’s Literature at the Library
By Rachel Evans, Marie Mize, Anne Burnett, and David Rutland. This fall the Alexander Campbell King Law Library at the University of Georgia turned library orientation for incoming students into a Fest, and opened the event up to the entire law school community. The idea for a fest was a collaborative one, with examples from… Continue Reading Library Fest at UGA’s Law Library in the Spotlight!
There are many good reasons to register for this year’s Georgia Libraries Conference! 1. Libraries can opt for organizational registration and have a different conference attendee each day. 2. There is a conference app to help you plan which sessions to attend. 3. The all-conference lunch included with registration will feature Macon’s rich musical history… Continue Reading Still Time to Register for Georgia Libraries Conference 2019
This year GLA Academic Library Division is electing a secretary and a vice-chair/chair-elect. Look for the ballot in your mailbox. Candidates for Secretary Lamonica Sanford completed her undergraduate degree from Eastern Connecticut State University and received her MA in History and M.Ed in Educational Leadership at Georgia College. She received her MLIS from Valdosta State… Continue Reading Call to Vote: 2020 GLA Academic Library Division Election
3D IL: Providing Information Literacy Learning Opportunities for Distance Learners Across Time, Space and Mode
3D IL: Providing Information Literacy Learning Opportunities for Distance Learners Across Time, Space and Mode Wednesday, September 18, 2019 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register: https://bit.ly/2ZZoCge Description: As distance learning populations at many academic institutions continue to grow, instruction librarians struggle to provide equitable learning opportunities to them. With a… Continue Reading 3D IL: Providing Information Literacy Learning Opportunities for Distance Learners Across Time, Space and Mode
By Aspasia Luster and Josette Kubicki How did Black History Month at Reese Library in Augusta University, turn from library displays and passive programming quietly in the background, into a Culmination Reception, which put a spotlight on our displays, involving inspiring speeches and a party of catered refreshments, which we typically cannot afford? It all… Continue Reading Black History Month at Reese Library in the Spotlight!
By Lamonica Sanford Georgia College’s Russell Library is located in Milledgeville, Ga. Ina Dillard Russell Library is the heart of the Georgia College & State University campus, serving the campus community of Georgia’s designated public liberal arts university. Russell Library primarily serves students, faculty, and staff through its physical and virtual resources and services. The Russell… Continue Reading Georgia College’s Russell Library in the Spotlight!
By Michael Holt. In January, 2019, Valdosta State University’s Odum Library opened a new Learning Commons area as part of a renovation project that began in the summer months of 2018. The new commons area included new study rooms, with collaborative technology workstations. The project also introduced the university’s Academic Support Center, which provides tutoring and… Continue Reading Valdosta State University Odum Library in the Spotlight!