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… Continue Reading Technical Services Interest Group Workshop
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,… Continue Reading Migration and Settlement in Early Georgia – July 2020 Georgia Archives Virtual Lunch and Learn
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… Continue Reading GLA Vice-President/President-Elect Appointment
The Georgia Library Association joins the American Library Association and the Black Caucus of ALA in strongly condemning systemic violence and racism against Black people and People of Color. The Georgia Library Association represents libraries and library employees of all types in Georgia: public, academic, special, and school. Libraries are not neutral. Libraries seek to… Continue Reading Georgia Library Association Statement Against Racism
By Ebonie Thompson The vision for the Freedom Middle School Media Center, located in Stone Mountain, Georgia, is for it to be truly the heart of the school. A warm and welcoming place for every student, staff member and parent everyday- to the best of their abilities. To achieve this, S.N.A.I.L.S (Special Needs and Inclusive… Continue Reading Freedom Middle School Media Center in the Spotlight!
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… Continue Reading A Tale of Two Libraries: How Augusta University Overcame Campus Closures and Social Distancing to Bring Finals Frenzy Programming to Students
By Jason Wright In response to the COVID-19 quarantine and subsequent shutdown of campus, the Georgia Tech Library adopted a number of online and in-person strategies to bring high-quality services and instruction to students, staff and faculty. Numerically, the most impactful has been moving all library-led workshops online. The Library offers 20-30 classes a month… Continue Reading Georgia Tech Library Responds to COVID-19
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… Continue Reading UPDATE: Georgia Archives Spring Book and Paper Conservation/Preservation Workshop Series
By Kelly Ansley The Frank and Laura Lewis Library at LaGrange College is located on the Hill in the center of campus. The Lewis Library seeks to not only fulfill the research needs of faculty, staff, and students, but to also provide activities to reduce stress, to relax, and have fun. In addition to the… Continue Reading Frank and Laura Lewis Library at LaGrange College in the Spotlight!
Due to the health threat posed by COVID-19, the Georgia Libraries Conference committee has made the difficult decision to shift the 2020 conference to a virtual format. Moving to a virtual conference was a necessary decision based on the uncertainty about the likelihood of a Fall spike in COVID-19 cases, the lack of a vaccine for… Continue Reading 2020 Georgia Libraries Conference Shifts to All-Virtual Format