Designed for beginning archivists, manuscript curators, and librarians or those whose positions have expanded to include the management and care of their organization’s archives or manuscript/history collection, the Georgia Archives Institute provides general instruction in core concepts and practices of archival administration and the management of traditional and modern documentary materials. Recipient of the 2016… Continue Reading 54th Georgia Archives Institute
Sustainable Connected Learning for Youth Wednesday, April 11, 2018 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register: goo.gl/1NoHAK Description: Connected Learning is an innovative approach to youth learning that is based on the principle that learning happens best when it is interest-driven, peer supported, and academically oriented. Cuyahoga County (Ohio) Public Library… Continue Reading Sustainable Connected Learning for Youth
Collaborative Design Thinking: How to Strategically Leverage Shrinking Resources to Build Online Learning Experiences
The GLA Distance Learning Interest Group presents Collaborative Design Thinking: How to Strategically Leverage Shrinking Resources to Build Online Learning Experiences with Joelle Pitts Monday, April 9th 2018 2:00 pm Eastern (11:00 am Pacific | 12:00 pm Mountain | 1:00 pm Central) Register: http://bit.ly/dligpitts Description: Student interest and participation in online courses and learning experiences… Continue Reading Collaborative Design Thinking: How to Strategically Leverage Shrinking Resources to Build Online Learning Experiences
The Atlanta Area Bibliographic Instruction Group (AABIG) welcomes conference proposals for the 2018 AABIG Conference to be held on June 8, 2018 at Mercer University in Atlanta, GA. Proposals can be for a: • 45-minute presentation (including Q&A) • 20-minute presentation (including Q&A) • poster session This year’s theme is: Instruction Near… Continue Reading AABIG Conference Call for Proposals
Past the Language Barrier: Improving Communication Skills with Patrons Learning English as a Second Language Wednesday, December 6, 2017 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register: https://goo.gl/ZFaj5L Description: Whether you are an academic librarian, school librarian, or public librarian, it is likely that you encounter individuals who are in the… Continue Reading Past the Language Barrier – Free Carterette Series Webinar
More Than an Editing Party: Why and How You Should Organize a Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon”Wednesday, October 18, 2017 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register: goo.gl/2KBKHT Description: Wikipedia, the global volunteer-edited reference source, has grown from a scrappy upstart to being regarded (sometimes reluctantly) as a mainstay of our information landscape. But… Continue Reading More Than an Editing Party: Why and How You Should Organize a Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon – Free Webinar
Early Bird Registration closes soon for the 2017 Georgia Libraries Conference! Register today at galibcon.org/registration. Georgia Libraries Conference is a joint venture between the Georgia Library Association and the Georgia Association for Instructional Technology. The 2017 Georgia Libraries Conference will be held Wednesday, October 4th – Friday, October 6th at the Columbus Convention & Trade… Continue Reading Early Bird Registration closes soon for the Georgia Libraries Conference!
GLA’s Atlanta Emerging Librarians are hosting their first formal mingle of 2017! Learn about special libraries and what it takes to be a special librarian. Our presenters will talk about their organizations and their roles as special librarians. Resources will be shared, skills will be discussed, and participants will even have an opportunity to try… Continue Reading AEL Formal Mingle: You’ve Got Options: Working as a Special Librarian
By Tim Wojcik Ina Dillard Russell Library In an increasingly crowded field of library and information education sector events, Georgia College in Milledgeville hosted the first Central Georgia Libraries Unconference. It was my first experience with an unconference by such a name. It was, as the event handout stated, a “low-cost, low-travel professional development opportunity that… Continue Reading The First Annual Central Georgia Libraries Unconference Report
Censorship: It’s Not Just For Books!Wednesday, August 30, 20172pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central)Register: https://goo.gl/dLaAykDescription: When you hear about censorship in libraries, you may automatically wonder what YA book is under attack this time. However, many of the challenges to intellectual freedom we’re facing go well beyond books. Online resources, speakers… Continue Reading Carterette Series Webinars – Censorship: It’s Not Just For Books!