Georgia Library Association

Atlanta Emerging Librarians Summer Field Trip

By  Mandi Goodsett On Saturday, July 12th members of the Georgia chapter of SLA (Special Libraries Association) and the GLA group Atlanta Emerging Librarians (AEL) had the opportunity to tour a couple of special libraries in Atlanta. The first tour was of the Jimmy Carter Library, led by archivists Brittany Paris and Ceri McCarron. Tour…

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Atlanta Emerging Librarians Summer Field Trip – Sign up by July 10, 2014

This summer, SLA Georgia and Atlanta Emerging Librarians (AEL)have collaborated to organize tours of two Atlanta special libraries, the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library & Museum and the CNN Library & Archives. The tours will take place on Saturday, July 12. With the Carter Library tour limited to 20 and the CNN Library tour limited to…

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Atlanta Emerging Librarians Event “A Librarian by Any Other Name”

As any 21st century librarian can relate, the library field is changing.  The roles that librarians play in their workplaces are evolving in response to digital culture, organizational structure and industry demands.  Sometimes this means their job description no longer includes the word “librarian,” but that doesn’t make them any less of a library professional.…

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Atlanta Emerging Librarians event: The Future of Librarianship: A Librarian by Any Other Name

The Future of Librarianship: A Librarian by Any Other NameDate: Saturday, April 19Time: 2-4 p.m.Location: Toco Hill-Avis G. Williams Library, 1282 McConnell Drive, Decatur, GA 30033 Register for this event Library school students have a growing number of job options awaiting them upon graduation. Some of these jobs may not have “librarian” in the title…

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AEL Networking Event – Mingle with the Admins V December 19

Mingle with the Admins 5 Thursday, December 19, 2013, 7-9 PM Manuel’s Tavern,602 N. Highland Ave Atlanta, GA 30033 Atlanta Emerging Librarians (AEL) invites you to a networking and information session to benefit library students, graduates and new librarians. Mingle with the Admins V is a wonderful opportunity to meet and receive advice from a…

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Going Pro: Success Stories – November 2, 2013

Going Pro: Success StoriesNovember 2, 2013 2-4 pmToco Hill-Avis G. Williams Library(DeKalb County Public Library branch)1282 McConnell DriveDecatur, GA 30033 Please join the Atlanta Emerging Librarians for a panel discussion on November 2nd, featuring Eli Arnold, Traci Drummond, Ashley Dupuy, Oscar Gittemeier and Casey Long. “Going Pro: Success Stories” is the third and final installment…

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Libraries Are Such A Drag Fundraising Calendar Now Available

We LOVE libraries! If you love libraries too then get yourself, your family, and your coworkers a calendar. All proceeds donated to the Georgia Library Association’s Beard Scholarship. Calendars can be purchased at Java Monkey in Decatur, GA ($20) or online ($25). [Editor’s note: The Libraries Are Such a Drag calendar was conceived and coordinated…

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The Atlanta Emerging Librarians on Facebook and Twitter!

The Atlanta Emerging Librarians now has Facebook and Twitter accounts. These will be used to publicize AEL activities and promote events of interest to LIS students in the Atlanta area. Check them out! Facebook: http://tinyurl.com/AtlEmerLibFBTwitter: https://twitter.com/ATLEmergingLib For more information contact AEL at: AtlantaEmergingLibrarians@yahoo.comThe AEL page on the GLA site: https://gla.georgialibraries.org/div_nmrt_atllibmeetup.htm