East Georgia State College Library in the Spotlight!

The EGSC Library in Swainsboro, GA serves the students, faculty, and staff of East Georgia State College as well as the Emanuel Country community. EGSC librarians are advocates for the free access of information to all populations and a commitment to exceptional customer service to all patrons. The goals of the EGSC Library include Providing reliable and… Continue Reading East Georgia State College Library in the Spotlight!

Carterette Series Webinars

Academic Librarians and Low Morale Development

Academic Librarians and Low Morale Development Wednesday, July 18, 2018 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register: goo.gl/BCLoqZ   Description: Kendrick’s 2017 study reveals the traditional causes of low morale are a small piece of a much larger and concerning puzzle in academic library environments, with far-reaching implications for employee retention,… Continue Reading Academic Librarians and Low Morale Development

Georgia Libraries Conference

Call for Proposals for the Georgia Libraries Conference – Extended to June 6, 2018

The Georgia Library Association and Georgia Association for Instructional Technology invite proposals for the 2018 Georgia Libraries Conference, nee’ GA COMO. This year, our theme is ‘Open to All’. We hope to highlight the interesting, innovative, and thoughtful ways librarians are working to effectively serve all their patrons. “Open to All” can also denote the… Continue Reading Call for Proposals for the Georgia Libraries Conference – Extended to June 6, 2018

Carterette Series Webinars

Experimenting with Controlled Vocabulary: Using the Cataloging Lab to Shape LCSH

Experimenting with Controlled Vocabulary: Using the Cataloging Lab to Shape LCSH Wednesday, June 6, 2018 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register: goo.gl/EBFEPo Description: Chances are good that your library uses LCSH (Library of Congress Subject Headings) to describe resources and help users find what they need. Do you know how… Continue Reading Experimenting with Controlled Vocabulary: Using the Cataloging Lab to Shape LCSH

Thomas University Library in the Spotlight!

By Britt Boler. The goal of Thomas University Library is to empower students. We are a small library, holding approximately 20,000 print books, and serve a population of roughly 1,000 associate, bachelor’s, and master’s students. As the only academic library on campus, we strive to provide students with information, tools, and programs to help them succeed… Continue Reading Thomas University Library in the Spotlight!

CGLC presents Escape the Library – May 23, 2018

Escape Rooms in the Library! Host: GLA Coastal Georgia Library Collaborative Phone: (912) 478-5647 When: Wednesday, May 23 at 1:00 PM Where: Zach S. Henderson Library, Georgia Southern University 1400 Southern Drive Statesboro, GA 30458 RSVP: glasavannahmeetup@gmail.com Escape games are a fun, challenging, and popular way to engage an audience! They naturally promote critical thinking,… Continue Reading CGLC presents Escape the Library – May 23, 2018

Carterette Series Webinars

Engaging Students Through Images: Visual Literacy as Active Learning in Library Instruction

Engaging Students Through Images: Visual Literacy as Active Learning in Library Instruction Wednesday, May 2, 2018 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register: goo.gl/rX2Xtc Description: In this webinar, the presenter will share ways to integrate images to enhance student engagement and learning. From using politically charged images to fake images, these… Continue Reading Engaging Students Through Images: Visual Literacy as Active Learning in Library Instruction

Georgia Library Association

Seeking Nominations for the GLA Awards! New Deadline April 27!

The Georgia Library Association Awards Committee seeks nominations from academic, public, school, and special librarians in Georgia for the 2018 GLA Awards. Winners will be recognized at the 2018 Georgia Libraries Annual Conference in Columbus. GLA has a variety of awards to celebrate individual or team contributions to libraries or to the state organization. Do… Continue Reading Seeking Nominations for the GLA Awards! New Deadline April 27!

Winder Public Library in the Spotlight!

Built in the late 1980’s, the Winder Public Library has served Winder for more than thirty years. The building also served as the headquarters for the Piedmont Regional Library System (PRLS) until September 2014, when regional administrative offices moved to Jefferson. Regional offices serve all ten public library locations in Banks, Barrow and Jackson counties… Continue Reading Winder Public Library in the Spotlight!