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Technical Services Interest Group Workshop

The Georgia Library Association’s Technical Services Interest Group is pleased to announce a free virtual workshop! July 14th, 2- 3 PM. Customizing the Connexion Client to Work for You More about the Workshop:OCLC’s Connexion Client has a number of built-in tools to help catalogers save time and energy through customizations that provide controlled automation and…

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Migration and Settlement in Early Georgia – July 2020 Georgia Archives Virtual Lunch and Learn

On Friday, July 10, 2020, noon-1:00 p.m., the Georgia Archives’ virtual Lunch and Learn program will be available to the public. Migration and Settlement in Early Georgia will be presented by Georgia Archives’ Collections Manager, Dr. Hendry Miller.This presentation explores migration and settlement patterns in Colonial Georgia, focusing on what brought people to the southeast,…

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GLA Vice-President/President-Elect Appointment

Laura Burtle, GLA President, announced today that Wendy Cornelisen will assume the Vice President/President-Elect position for the remainder of 2020, and serve as GLA President in 2021.  Oscar Gittemeier, GLA’s current VP/President-Elect, accepted a fantastic opportunity as the new director of library services at the Teton County Library in Jackson, WY. We will certainly miss him! Janice Shipp, GLA’s…

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A Tale of Two Libraries: How Augusta University Overcame Campus Closures and Social Distancing to Bring Finals Frenzy Programming to Students

By Aspasia Luster, Bettina Askew, Maranda Christy, Ali Gomez, Josette Kubicki, Shafer Tharrington, Lachelle Smith At the end of every spring and fall semester, the Augusta University (AU) Libraries are busy providing free food, coffee, and relaxing activities to students preparing for exams. With both of our libraries, Greenblatt Library on the Health Sciences campus…

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UPDATE: Georgia Archives Spring Book and Paper Conservation/Preservation Workshop Series

Registration open for Conservation Enclosures for Libraries and ArchivesDate: June 12 – 14, 2020Fees: $350Location: Georgia Archives, Morrow, GA (Greater Atlanta)Register at: http://www.cvent.com/d/8hqvbqRegistration deadline: June 5, 2020Registration fees include all materials, and lunch and snacks will be provided.Should the minimum number of attendees not be met by the registration deadline, the workshop will be postponed…