REGISTER TODAY! The 2015 GaCOMO Conference Registration Form is online now. You may register online or mail in the printable registration form located at the bottom of the registration page. GaCOMO is a joint venture between the Georgia Library Association and the Georgia Association for Instructional Technology. The 2015 GaCOMO Conference will be held Wednesday,… Continue Reading GaCOMO 2015 Registration
The Paraprofessional Division of the Georgia Library Association announces its 2015 Paraprofessional Grants. Five (5) $250 Award Grants will be given to the winners to facilitate their attendance at GaCOMO 2015 – GLA’s Annual Convention to be held in Athens, Georgia October 7-9, 2015. In addition, each winner will receive an awards plaque, which will… Continue Reading 2015 GLA Paraprofessional Awards – Application deadline is July 15!
The website for the annual Georgia Conference of Media Organizations is now available. COMO 2015 will be held on October 7 – 9, 2015 at The Classic Center in Athens, Georgia. The conference theme is “Adventures in Libraries: The Quest for Success” COMO 2015 invites proposals for pre-conference workshops, concurrent and poster sessions. Please submit… Continue Reading GaCOMO Call for Proposals Submission Deadline Extended – New deadline May 22
Do you know someone whose contributions to Georgia libraries and/or the Georgia Library Association should be recognized? Take the time to nominate a deserving individual or team today! Each year at COMO, the Georgia Library Association honors outstanding librarians, library staff members, and library advocates through the following awards: Bob Richardson Award Charles Beard Library… Continue Reading 2015 GLA Awards Nominations – Extended Deadline! New Deadline – May 1, 2015
GLA Academic Library Division is interested in sponsoring 1-2 GaCOMO programs on the new ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education. Use this form to send us your program idea by Wednesday, April 8, 2015: http://goo.gl/forms/5xv42itYvn The ACRL Framework COMO Programming Subcommittee will notify all applicants by Friday, April 17th if their proposal was selected… Continue Reading Want to be a GLA Academic Library Division Sponsored Program at GaCOMO15?
By Rebecca Rose, Research Papers Committee Chair For those contemplating writing an academic paper, numerous print resources are available that can assist with the process. Books targeted for librarians include ALA’s Writing and Publishing: the Librarian’s Handbook and Handbook of Academic Writing for Librarians by Christopher Vance Hollister. Also, the following titles are recommended because… Continue Reading Helpful Sources for Writing an Academic Paper
By Rebecca Rose, Research Papers Committee Chair Who can do it? If you have any interest in anything related to libraries you can write and submit a research paper. Writers may be librarians, paraprofessional staff, faculty, students…. What is it? Writing a research paper about libraries uses the same process as writing any other scholarly… Continue Reading Writing an Academic Paper using Library Issues
The Academic Library Division of the Georgia Library Association/Georgia Chapter of ACRL invites Georgia librarians and library science students to submit research papers for presentation at 2015 COMO pertaining to academic libraries. Criteria for selection include purpose, content, organization, scholarship, and references. Papers should include research on developments in academic libraries that present challenging opportunities… Continue Reading Academic Library Division Call for Papers