Big Data: Managing large-scale metadata projects in a telework environment

Date: September 1, 2020 Time: 2:00 -3:00 pm About the Workshop:Beginning in March of 2020, Mary Miller and Kathleen Carter coordinated the work of over 100 University of Georgia Libraries students, faculty, and staff on remote metadata projects for the Brown Media Archives. The great majority of these UGA employees were not catalogers, were not… Continue Reading Big Data: Managing large-scale metadata projects in a telework environment

TSIG Hosts Summer Webinar Series

By Amber Spratlin You may have noticed that the Technical Services Interest Group (TSIG) has been very busy this summer, developing and hosting a series of training webinars. According to Linh Uong, TSIG Chair, the idea for this series originated in 2019. Uong reiterated the idea at GLA Midwinter 2020, and the Workshop Subcommittee (consisting of Linh Uong, Rachel Evans, Rebecca Hunnicutt,… Continue Reading TSIG Hosts Summer Webinar Series

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Technical Services Interest Group Workshop

The Georgia Library Association’s Technical Services Interest Group is pleased to announce a free virtual workshop! July 14th, 2- 3 PM. Customizing the Connexion Client to Work for You More about the Workshop:OCLC’s Connexion Client has a number of built-in tools to help catalogers save time and energy through customizations that provide controlled automation and… Continue Reading Technical Services Interest Group Workshop

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Interest Group Spotlight: Gender and Sexuality Diversities Interest Group

Georgia Library Association Interest Groups are a great way to network with librarians with similar interests, advocate for causes near to your heart, and develop professionally. Today, we’re sharing an interview with Robert J. Taylor, Chair of the Gender and Sexuality Diversities Interest Group and Acquisitions/Cataloging Librarian at Valdosta State University. Robert tells us more… Continue Reading Interest Group Spotlight: Gender and Sexuality Diversities Interest Group

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Free Webinar from GLA Technical Services Interest Group

The GLA Technical Services Interest Group is pleased to invite members to a free virtual workshop on May 19th from 2 to 3:30 PM. The session is titled “Linked Data for the Real World: Leveraging Metadata for Cataloging” To Register Visit:https://georgialibraries.webex.com/georgialibraries/onstage/g.php?MTID=e1a6cd328ca7dc83426162eeb539e9b8c More About the Speaker: Robin Fay is a Metadata and Technology Professional who has… Continue Reading Free Webinar from GLA Technical Services Interest Group

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Running Virtual Meetings: Tips from the Research and Assessment Interest Group

For those of us stressed over moving events and meetings online, it can be helpful to look to groups who have been incorporating virtual elements into their normal business for years. We talked with Michael Holt, Marketing & Assessment Coordinator Valdosta State’s Odum Library and chair of GLA’s Research and Assessment Interest Group, about how RAIG has worked over the years to bring… Continue Reading Running Virtual Meetings: Tips from the Research and Assessment Interest Group

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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

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Overcoming Biases and Microaggressions in the Workplace: ACRL webinar

The Academic Library Division of the Georgia Library Association in collaboration with the Georgia Library Associations’ Black Caucus (GLA-BC) would like to invite you to a free ACRL webinar viewing party. Overcoming Biases and Microaggressions in the Workplace. Description: As human beings, we cannot hide from bias: It is a natural part of our brain.… Continue Reading Overcoming Biases and Microaggressions in the Workplace: ACRL webinar

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CGLC & ILL Interest Group Meet-up! – September 21, 2018

Georgia Library Association’s Coastal Georgia Library Collaborative and the Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Interest Group invites you to our next local library employee meet-up. It will be held on Friday, September 21, 2018, from 12-2pm at the St. Simons Island Public Library, part of the Marshes of Glynn library system. Join us for lunch overlooking the beach… Continue Reading CGLC & ILL Interest Group Meet-up! – September 21, 2018