In Good Company: Spotlight on Cathy Jeffrey

Opportunities to contribute to GLA were plentiful during Cathy Jeffrey’s years at the Clayton State University Library.  In this interview Cathy gives some impressions and perspective on a librarian’s career that’s not quite finished. TW – What was the most unique thing about working at the Clayton State University Library? CJ – The most unique… Continue Reading In Good Company: Spotlight on Cathy Jeffrey

Carolyn Fuller named a GLA Honorary Member

GLA Honorary Membership This year, Carolyn Thomas Fuller has been awarded a GLA Honorary Membership. Honorary Memberships are given to retired members of the Georgia Library Association who have contributed significantly to the work of the Association over a period of years. No more than three Honorary Memberships will be presented during any year. Carolyn… Continue Reading Carolyn Fuller named a GLA Honorary Member

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Gittemeier, Long, Harkness win awards for career achievement

McJenkin-Rheay Award The McJenkin-Rheay Award was established by an anonymous donor and approved by the Executive Board on July 17, 1981. It is given to recognize a librarian early in his/her career who has made outstanding contributions to the Georgia Library Association, to leadership as exemplified by the careers of Virginia McJenkin (school libraries) and… Continue Reading Gittemeier, Long, Harkness win awards for career achievement

GLA Presidential Commendation

by Tim Wojcik At the recent Georgia Libraries Conference 2020, Laura Burtle recognized the efforts of Ashley Dupuy with the annual GLA Presidential Commendation.    The commendation is described, in part, in this quote from the award announcement:  This year has been challenging, as you all know. Ashley has worked tirelessly, moving our administration to Impact,… Continue Reading GLA Presidential Commendation

Feher, Adult-a-Palooza win awards for service to GLA

Bob Richardson Memorial Award The Bob Richardson Memorial Award was established by the Executive Board in 1999 in recognition of Bob Richardson’s dedicated service to the Georgia Library Association. It honors those who have given outstanding service to the Georgia Library Association. This year’s winner is Virginia Feher, Head Librarian of the Oconee Campus of… Continue Reading Feher, Adult-a-Palooza win awards for service to GLA

GLA Award Winner in the Spotlight – Charles Beard Library Advocacy Award

The Charles Beard Library Advocacy Award was originally called the Library Advocacy Award. It was renamed in 2003 to honor Charles Beard, Georgia’s strongest library advocate. The Charles Beard Library Advocacy Award is given each year to recognize someone not employed in or by a library who has made outstanding contributions to libraries. This year’s… Continue Reading GLA Award Winner in the Spotlight – Charles Beard Library Advocacy Award

GLA Award Winner in the Spotlight – Library Support Services Award

The Library Support Services Award is given each year to recognize someone employed in a library support profession who has furthered library development or who has made outstanding contributions to Georgia libraries as part of his or her job or business. The award winner could be a vendor employee, an employee of an office or… Continue Reading GLA Award Winner in the Spotlight – Library Support Services Award

Michelle Jones

In Good Company: Michelle Jones

By Amber Spratlin Michelle Jones, Head of Reference Services and Professor of Library Science at Columbus State University’s Simon Schwob Memorial Library, took some time to talk about her library journey from part-time Reference Librarian, to Professor of Library Science after a promotion earlier this year.  Jones began working at CSU in Reference and Interlibrary Loan.… Continue Reading In Good Company: Michelle Jones

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Library Instruction in the Time of COVID-19

By Amber Spratlin Reference and Instruction librarians have been hard at work planning library instruction in non-traditional ways to adapt to new classroom stipulations. CJ Ivory, Assistant Professor and Instruction Librarian in Ingram Library at the University of West Georgia (UWG), shared with us how the Instruction Librarians at UWG are handling the pandemic.  The University of West Georgia… Continue Reading Library Instruction in the Time of COVID-19

Wendy Cornelisen awarded the 2020 ASGCLA Leadership & Professional Achievement Award

Join us in congratulating our own Wendy Cornelisen on the 2020 ASGCLA Leadership & Professional Achievement Award! From ASGCLA press-release Wendy Cornelisen lives and breathes innovation and collaboration for the public libraries in Georgia. In her role as Assistant State Librarian at the Georgia Public Library Service, she has led efforts to celebrate accomplishments and… Continue Reading Wendy Cornelisen awarded the 2020 ASGCLA Leadership & Professional Achievement Award