Georgia Library Association

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… Continue Reading GLA Vice-President/President-Elect Appointment

2020 Georgia Libraries Conference Shifts to All-Virtual Format

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

Call for Proposals: Georgia Libraries Conference with SELA – New Deadline

This year, the Georgia Library Association and the Southeastern Library Association join up to celebrate SELA’s 100th anniversary! We invite you to be a part of this exciting conference by submitting a panel, workshop, or meeting proposal. Submit your proposal through this online link. The Georgia Libraries Conference with SELA will be held at the… Continue Reading Call for Proposals: Georgia Libraries Conference with SELA – New Deadline

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GLA Academic Library Division: Call for papers – Deadline Extended

Academic Library Division of the Georgia Library Association Georgia Chapter of ACRL Georgia Libraries Conference October 7- 9, 2020 Macon, Georgia The Academic Library Division of the Georgia Library Association/Georgia Chapter of ACRL invites Georgia librarians and library science students to submit research papers pertaining to academic libraries for presentation at the 2020 Georgia Libraries… Continue Reading GLA Academic Library Division: Call for papers – Deadline Extended

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Nominate someone for a 2020 GLA Award today!

The Georgia Library Association Awards Committee seeks nominations for the 2020 GLA Awards. Winners will be recognized at the 2020 Georgia Libraries Conference in Macon. GLA has a variety of awards to celebrate individual or team contributions to libraries or to the state organization. Do you know anyone who is: A GLA member who has… Continue Reading Nominate someone for a 2020 GLA Award today!

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GLA Statement Regarding COVID-19

Updated 04/01/2020 Useful links from the State Librarian Julie Walker University System of Georgia Learning Everywhere – https://www.usg.edu/learningeverywhere Georgia public libraries and COVID-19 update – https://georgialibraries.org/coronavirusupdate/ Updated 03/18/2020 GLA is using our role as a leader and advocate of Georgia libraries to call on all public and academic libraries in Georgia to close their doors… Continue Reading GLA Statement Regarding COVID-19

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RAIG/Distance Learning Interest Group Joint Online Meeting

On Friday April 17th from 9:00am – 12:00pm, the Georgia Library Association’s Research and Assessment Interest Group and Distance Learning Interest Group are teaming up to host a virtual meeting all about research and assessment as it relates to librarians’ distance learning efforts. This meeting will feature a keynote address from Emory University’s Jennifer Sutcliffe,… Continue Reading RAIG/Distance Learning Interest Group Joint Online Meeting

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Access Services and Interlibrary Loan Workshop Day

Georgia Library Association’s Circulation and Access Services (CAS) Interest Group and the Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Interest Group invite you to our next library workshop. It will be held on Monday, March 30, 2020, from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at the Southwest Chatham Branch Library, a part of the Live Oak Public Libraries system in… Continue Reading Access Services and Interlibrary Loan Workshop Day