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New Media Center at Valdosta State University’s Odum Library in the Spotlight!

Odum Library’s New Media Center (NMC) has successfully adapted to changing times. Since it first opened over 35 years ago, it has constantly evolved to support the needs and demands of students at Valdosta State University. As a result, the New Media Center has transformed into one of the most innovative spaces for student use… Continue Reading New Media Center at Valdosta State University’s Odum Library in the Spotlight!

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Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System in the Spotlight

Aerial view of ARCPLS old and new headquarters The Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System (ARCPLS) is comprised of the Headquarters Library and five branches scattered throughout the greater Augusta, Georgia area.  The Headquarters Library was opened in 2010 across the street from the previous main location, transporting services and collections from a 3500 square foot… Continue Reading Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System in the Spotlight

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Emory University and the Georgia Institute of Technology Joint Library Service Center in the Spotlight!

Emory University and the Georgia Institute of Technology in March dedicated a new joint Library Service Center (LSC), a collaborative project that houses a shared collection of materials, provides delivery services and frees space on the main campuses at both universities. The LSC, located at Emory’s Briarcliff Road property, is a secure, 55,000-square-foot, climate-controlled facility… Continue Reading Emory University and the Georgia Institute of Technology Joint Library Service Center in the Spotlight!

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Cobb County Public Library System’s Falls Prevention Awareness Initiative in the Spotlight!

Cobb County librarians Susan Irvin, left, and Sherry Blomeley  By Tom Brooks Cobb County Public Library System‘s Sherry Blomeley and Susan Irvin are engaged in a unique public health initiative. Blomeley, a Cobb library Region Manager, and Irvin, an Adult Services librarian, are “Coaches” leading an evidence-based class designed to assist seniors in reducing the… Continue Reading Cobb County Public Library System’s Falls Prevention Awareness Initiative in the Spotlight!

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Oak View Elementary Media Center in the Spotlight!

Oak View Media Center located in Oak View Elementary School, Home of the Owls, serves approximately 900 students Monday through Friday. Students and staff members are welcome in the media center 7:00 am to 3:15 pm to check out books, conduct research, work on projects, and use the computers. In order to increase reading, the… Continue Reading Oak View Elementary Media Center in the Spotlight!

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Athens Technical College Library in the Spotlight!

Athens Campus Library is located on right side of Dr. Kenneth Easom Administrative Building. Athens Technical College established in 1958, is a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia. Athens Technical College has served citizens by providing quality educational programs in a 10-county service area. It offers over 150 program specializations in business, health,… Continue Reading Athens Technical College Library in the Spotlight!

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Roddenbery Memorial Library in the Spotlight!

Roddenbery Memorial Library is a single-site, single-county, rural library serving Grady County in southwest Georgia. Cities and towns served by the library include Cairo, Whigham, Calvary, Reno, and Pine Park. The Roddenbery Memorial Library, first known as the Cairo Public Library, opened in January of 1939. The small library was located on the second floor… Continue Reading Roddenbery Memorial Library in the Spotlight!

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Map and Government Information Library of UGA Libraries in the Spotlight!

By  Hallie Pritchett The Map and Government Information Library (MAGIL) opened its doors in the summer of 2012, making it the newest of the UGA Libraries. Created by the merger of the former Map Library and the University of Georgia Libraries’ extensive government documents collections, the Map and Government Information Library is located in the… Continue Reading Map and Government Information Library of UGA Libraries in the Spotlight!