The Carnegie Branch Library in Savannah, Georgia celebrated its Centennial Anniversary with a Georgia Historical Marker dedication ceremony held on August 13, 2014. Nestled majestically amongst a tree line belt on East Henry Street the Carnegie Branch Library is part of Live Oak Public Libraries. Carnegie Library has rich roots embedded in the African American… Continue Reading Carnegie Branch Library in Savannah in the Spotlight!
The Warren P. Sewell Memorial Library in Bremen, Georgia was founded in 1973. Today, we are a member of the West Georgia Regional Library system and the PINES consortium. We’ve come a long way from our humble origins. In the late 1980’s, our original 3,500 square foot building expanded to 7,500 feet. Most recently, we… Continue Reading Warren P. Sewell Memorial Library in the Spotlight!
On September 10th, 2014, Georgia State University Library celebrated the grand opening of a new data visualization and digital research space, CURVE: Collaborative University Research & Visualization Environment. CURVE is a technology-rich discovery space supporting the research and digital scholarship of Georgia State University students, faculty, and staff. Located at the heart of the… Continue Reading CURVE: Collaborative University Research & Visualization Environment in the Spotlight!
Barbara Disney recalled that in 1964, as assistant to Librarian Beulah Cleveland, she diligently typed cards for “a few thousand” books in the brand new DeKalb College Library. The library was one of five original buildings on the Clarkston campus, “air-conditioned [and] fully-equipped” to serve 1500 students (Bulletin of DeKalb College, 1964). For fifty years… Continue Reading Georgia Perimeter College Libraries in the Spotlight!
By Ericka Loze-Hudson The MCoE HQ Donovan Research Library is much like any other library. It is a place where students, instructors and doctrine writers feel at home, look for information, use a computer, attend programs, hold meetings and get together with other students to study. The Library supports the academic mission at Fort Benning.… Continue Reading Maneuver Center of Excellence HQ Donovan Research Library in the Spotlight!
Jack B. Patrick Information Technology Center By Eugenia McAllister Augusta Technical College is a two-year college based in Augusta, Georgia. The Augusta Technical College Library consists of three libraries working as a single unit through an automated library system, online catalog, and collections that are available to Augusta Technical College students and the community we… Continue Reading Augusta Technical College Library Children Collection in the Spotlight!
By Ariel Turner Located in the bustling North Metro Atlanta community of Kennesaw, Georgia, Kennesaw State University is the third-largest public institution in Georgia, with an enrollment approaching 25,000 students. Located on the heart of campus is the Horace W. Sturgis Library. Built in 1981, the Horace W. Sturgis Library has witnessed the massive, rapid… Continue Reading Horace W. Sturgis Library of the Kennesaw State University in the Spotlight!
By Pete Bursi If you live in northwest Georgia, the next time you have your car serviced or receive medical attention there is a good chance the technician, nurse, or EMT who helps you has benefitted from the services of a Georgia Northwestern Technical College library. That’s because GNTC enrolls over 8,000 students in those… Continue Reading Georgia Northwestern Technical College Libraries in the Spotlight!
By Rebecca Rose, photos by Sandra Sullivan Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge, the Cumming campus is the newest campus within the consolidated University of North Georgia (UNG). Opening in August of 2012, with 400+ students, the enrollment in Cumming is now over 700 students, with more classes being added each semester to… Continue Reading Cumming Campus Learning Commons, University of North Georgia
By Tom Brooks, Communications Assistant, Cobb County Public Library System The Cobb County Public Library System is dedicated to increasing the library’s impact on the community in 2014. This year, we are focusing on expansion of the library’s outreach services and services to community members with special needs. With the help of several community partners,… Continue Reading Cobb County Public Library System: Delivering Library Services to All