54th Georgia Archives Institute

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

Research is Not a Basic Skill: Using the Contextual Nature of Research to Transform Information Literacy Instruction

Research is Not a Basic Skill: Using the Contextual Nature of Research to Transform Information Literacy Instruction Wednesday, February 12, 2020 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register: https://bit.ly/33MejNL Description: Students’ confidence in their research skills often does not match their proficiency with those skills. Often, what students fail to grasp… Continue Reading Research is Not a Basic Skill: Using the Contextual Nature of Research to Transform Information Literacy Instruction

Sonic Literacy: A Manifesto for Libraries in the Age of Podcasts

Sonic Literacy: A Manifesto for Libraries in the Age of Podcasts Wednesday December 11, 2019  2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central)  Register:  https://bit.ly/2NmwHrn  Description: In this era of podcasting, libraries should be considering podcasts not just as potential outreach projects but as an essential and unavoidable piece of the information world. Our patrons… Continue Reading Sonic Literacy: A Manifesto for Libraries in the Age of Podcasts

We Stories: Diversity in Children’s Literature at the Library

We Stories: Diversity in Children’s Literature at the Library Wednesday, October 30, 2019   2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register: https://bit.ly/2lRzSMn Description: Research of family habits indicates that the vast majority of white families rarely, if ever, talk about race at home. At the same time, many library patrons from… Continue Reading We Stories: Diversity in Children’s Literature at the Library

Still Time to Register for Georgia Libraries Conference 2019

There are many good reasons to register for this year’s Georgia Libraries Conference! 1. Libraries can opt for organizational registration and have a different conference attendee each day. 2. There is a conference app to help you plan which sessions to attend. 3. The all-conference lunch included with registration will feature Macon’s rich musical history… Continue Reading Still Time to Register for Georgia Libraries Conference 2019

3D IL: Providing Information Literacy Learning Opportunities for Distance Learners Across Time, Space and Mode

3D IL: Providing Information Literacy Learning Opportunities for Distance Learners Across Time, Space and Mode Wednesday, September 18, 2019 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register: https://bit.ly/2ZZoCge Description: As distance learning populations at many academic institutions continue to grow, instruction librarians struggle to provide equitable learning opportunities to them. With a… Continue Reading 3D IL: Providing Information Literacy Learning Opportunities for Distance Learners Across Time, Space and Mode

Georgia Library Association

Georgia Libraries Conference 2019 Call for Proposals

The Georgia Library Association and the Georgia Association for Instructional Technology invite proposals for panels, workshops and meetings for the Georgia Libraries Conference. This year, the conference will be held at the Macon Marriott City Center in Macon, Georgia on October 9-11, 2019. Our theme this year is “Building Better Together.” Libraries strive to offer… Continue Reading Georgia Libraries Conference 2019 Call for Proposals

Georgia Library Association

GLA Mid-Winter Planning Meeting to be Held on January 11, 2019

Where:  Middle Georgia State University, Robert F. Hatcher, Sr. Conference Center, 100 University Parkway, Macon, GA 31206 When: Friday, January 11, 2019, 8:30 am – 4:15 pm Register: https://gla.georgialibraries.org/midwinter-meeting-registration/ Agenda:  8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Registration, Networking, & Breakfast 9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Welcome 9:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Installation of 2018 Officers 9:30 a.m. –… Continue Reading GLA Mid-Winter Planning Meeting to be Held on January 11, 2019

Carterette Series Webinars

Double Trouble: Two Innovative Approaches to Information Literacy Instruction

Double Trouble: Two Innovative Approaches to Information Literacy Instruction Wednesday, August 29, 2018 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register: goo.gl/ehjdCd Setting Healthy “Digital Boundaries”: Instruction Aimed at the Reflective Use of Technology by College Students Description: Research has shown college students are susceptible to burnout as a result of too… Continue Reading Double Trouble: Two Innovative Approaches to Information Literacy Instruction