Academic Librarians and Low Morale Development Wednesday, July 18, 2018 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register: goo.gl/BCLoqZ Description: Kendrick’s 2017 study reveals the traditional causes of low morale are a small piece of a much larger and concerning puzzle in academic library environments, with far-reaching implications for employee retention,… Continue Reading Academic Librarians and Low Morale Development
The Georgia Library Association and Georgia Association for Instructional Technology invite proposals for the 2018 Georgia Libraries Conference, nee’ GA COMO. This year, our theme is ‘Open to All’. We hope to highlight the interesting, innovative, and thoughtful ways librarians are working to effectively serve all their patrons. “Open to All” can also denote the… Continue Reading Call for Proposals for the Georgia Libraries Conference – Extended to June 6, 2018
Experimenting with Controlled Vocabulary: Using the Cataloging Lab to Shape LCSH Wednesday, June 6, 2018 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register: goo.gl/EBFEPo Description: Chances are good that your library uses LCSH (Library of Congress Subject Headings) to describe resources and help users find what they need. Do you know how… Continue Reading Experimenting with Controlled Vocabulary: Using the Cataloging Lab to Shape LCSH
The Fannin County Public Library (FCPL) is a branch of the Mountain Regional Library System (MRLS). Nestled in beautiful downtown Blue Ridge, FCPL has no shortage of attractions nearby. From Mercier Orchards to the charming local restaurants and craft breweries to the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway and the beautiful hiking trails, Blue Ridge is a… Continue Reading Fannin County Public Library in the Spotlight!
The Georgia Library Association Awards Committee seeks nominations from academic, public, school, and special librarians in Georgia for the 2017 GLA Awards. Winners will be recognized at the 2017 Georgia Libraries Annual Conference (formerly COMO) in Columbus. GLA has a variety of awards to celebrate individual or team contributions to libraries or to the state… Continue Reading GLA Awards Call For Nominations
Lost in the Stacks, the one-and-only research-library rock’n’roll radio show on WREK Atlanta, is trying something new. After six years of broadcasting, Lost in the Stacks is live on stage for the first time. The theme is “Georgia Blood and Southern Love,” the music is live, and the bar is open. The LITS crew will… Continue Reading See Lost in the Stacks Live! – March 1, 2016
Attention GLA members: As of 10/28/2014 the GLA Listserv is still down. We will post an update as soon as it is running again. For assistance with communications in the interim, please contact Ariel Turner, PR Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Georgia Library Association Scholarship Committee invites applications for 2014 The Georgia Library Association awards two scholarships annually to students completing a master’s degree in library science. The Hubbard Scholarship, a $3,000 award, is intended to recruit excellent candidates for librarianship in Georgia and defray some of the costs of their education. The Beard Scholarship, in… Continue Reading Georgia Library Association Scholarships submission deadline – May 21, 2014
By: Sarah Freeman Timothy A. Hand and Juana Farfán perform in HIDDEN AWAY, created by Nicole Livieratos and Phillip DePoy. Photo by Jamie Hopper courtesy of The Lucky Penny. For most of us the public library is a place of reverence and mystique. We visit by day, creeping through the stacks until we find an… Continue Reading HIDDEN AWAY Performance Explores the Library at Night
I am so pleased to announce that you can now join or renew your membership or donate to our scholarship fund with our PayPal link: https://gla.georgialibraries.org/gla_membership.htmYou do not have to pay electronically. You can certainly still pay by mailing a check. I want to thank the GLA PayPal team of Kara Mullen, Cathy Jeffrey, Laura… Continue Reading GLA Now has PayPal Option!