Emergency Broadband Benefit

Georgia Library Association Joins National Effort to Connect Households to Home Broadband

Georgia Library Association is working to help build awareness about the Emergency Broadband Benefit, a new Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program. The temporary benefit will help to lower the cost of broadband service for eligible households during the on-going COVID-19 pandemic. The $3.2 billion Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) program provides a discount of up to… Continue Reading Georgia Library Association Joins National Effort to Connect Households to Home Broadband

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KSU Libraries Highlights Black Women Academics for Black History Month 2021

by: Jennifer Jacobs Kennesaw State University Library System highlighted Black women researchers among KSU faculty, staff, and students. This included two days of presentations for each group with a focus on recent research. Collaborating with KSU students, faculty, and staff, the KSU Library System hoped to shine a light on the variety of research done… Continue Reading KSU Libraries Highlights Black Women Academics for Black History Month 2021

Browsing Some Events – Black History Month

2021 Black History Month continues to shine a light on the stories and challenges of African Americans.  Here are few of the many programs coming up.  It’s still online times for programming, so all of these events are available online. Explore KSU’s Historic Black Acworth Image Collection The Historic Black Acworth Image Collection is a new… Continue Reading Browsing Some Events – Black History Month

EDI Task Force Zoom screen shot

GLA Initiative – An EDI Task Force

In the fall of 2020, GLA acted on their advocacy for equality, diversity and inclusion with the formation of the EDI Task Force.  Task Force members Chaun Campos (Georgia State University) and Robert Taylor (Valdosta State University) spoke with GLA News Blog editor Amber Spratlin. AS:  What led to the creation of the EDI Task… Continue Reading GLA Initiative – An EDI Task Force

Story Walk® at the Thomas County Public Library in the Spotlight

By Samantha Hanchett What could a family love better than a bagful of books from the Library? How about a beautiful story book that gets them outside and encourages them to run and have fun? The Thomas County Public Library has done just that with their recently installed Story Walk®. You may have heard of… Continue Reading Story Walk® at the Thomas County Public Library in the Spotlight

Georgia Library Association

GALILEO Admin: The Fast and the Functional

By Amber Spratlin On July 21, 2020, GALILEO Admin, a new local electronic resource management portal, will launch alongside the new GALILEO web portal. Mike White (GALILEO Support Analyst) and Russell Palmer (Assistant Director, GALILEO Support Services) hosted a webinar on July 7, 2020 to introduce librarians across the state to this new, one-stop shop interface for e-resource management. … Continue Reading GALILEO Admin: The Fast and the Functional

Carterette Series Webinars

Academic Librarians and Low Morale Development

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

Georgia Libraries Conference

Call for Proposals for the Georgia Libraries Conference – Extended to June 6, 2018

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