Big Data: Managing large-scale metadata projects in a telework environment

Date: September 1, 2020 Time: 2:00 -3:00 pm About the Workshop:Beginning in March of 2020, Mary Miller and Kathleen Carter coordinated the work of over 100 University of Georgia Libraries students, faculty, and staff on remote metadata projects for the Brown Media Archives. The great majority of these UGA employees were not catalogers, were not… Continue Reading Big Data: Managing large-scale metadata projects in a telework environment

TSIG Hosts Summer Webinar Series

By Amber Spratlin You may have noticed that the Technical Services Interest Group (TSIG) has been very busy this summer, developing and hosting a series of training webinars. According to Linh Uong, TSIG Chair, the idea for this series originated in 2019. Uong reiterated the idea at GLA Midwinter 2020, and the Workshop Subcommittee (consisting of Linh Uong, Rachel Evans, Rebecca Hunnicutt,… Continue Reading TSIG Hosts Summer Webinar Series

The 2020 Census: The Challenges Facing Libraries – Free Webinar

The 2020 Census: The Challenges Facing Libraries Wednesday, March 25, 2020 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register: https://bit.ly/36FyNca Description: The 2020 Census will determine how money and services are distributed for the next ten years. Libraries have always played an important part in the Census, and they will be even… Continue Reading The 2020 Census: The Challenges Facing Libraries – Free Webinar

Carterette Series Webinars

Censorship Beyond Books: Library Resources and Services Under Fire

Censorship Beyond Books: Library Resources and Services Under Fire  Wednesday, August 14, 2019  2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central)  Register:  https://bit.ly/2KLZXXF  Description: Learn about the wide variety of challenges libraries have faced this past year and how to prepare for them. While the profession is well-versed in protecting the right to… Continue Reading Censorship Beyond Books: Library Resources and Services Under Fire

Carterette Series Webinars

Picture This: Using Instagram to Connect With and Engage Your Users

Picture This: Using Instagram to Connect With and Engage Your Users Wednesday, June 19, 2019 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register: https://bit.ly/2ZJ6mYE Description: Instagram is one of the most popular social media platforms available today. It is mobile friendly and highly visual, making this tool an exciting way to connect… Continue Reading Picture This: Using Instagram to Connect With and Engage Your Users

Carterette Series Webinars

Flipped Classroom: Turning Traditional Library Programs Upside Down – New Date 10/24

Flipped Classroom: Turning Traditional Library Programs Upside Down Wednesday, October 24, 2018 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register: goo.gl/9Vgyxc Description: Representatives from Gwinnett County (GA) and Cobb County (GA) Public Libraries will discuss and demonstrate techniques for using the flipped classroom model of educational programming. This method embraces a “learn… Continue Reading Flipped Classroom: Turning Traditional Library Programs Upside Down – New Date 10/24

Georgia Library Association

Free ACRL webinar – Special Collections & Archives: Partners in Critical Information Literacy

The Academic Library Division of the Georgia Library Association would like to invite you to a free ACRL webinar viewing party. Special Collections & Archives: Partners in Critical Information Literacy More information about the webinar – http://www.ala.org/acrl/onlinelearning/partnersincritinfolit Register: https://gatech.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0cBDI4r2sCjHQZ7 Live viewing Date: 09/13/2018 Time: 2:00 pm Central Georgia Technical College, Milledgeville Campus, Georgia Southern University… Continue Reading Free ACRL webinar – Special Collections & Archives: Partners in Critical Information Literacy

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

Carterette Series Webinars

Experimenting with Controlled Vocabulary: Using the Cataloging Lab to Shape LCSH

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

Carterette Series Webinars

Engaging Students Through Images: Visual Literacy as Active Learning in Library Instruction

Engaging Students Through Images: Visual Literacy as Active Learning in Library Instruction Wednesday, May 2, 2018 2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register: goo.gl/rX2Xtc Description: In this webinar, the presenter will share ways to integrate images to enhance student engagement and learning. From using politically charged images to fake images, these… Continue Reading Engaging Students Through Images: Visual Literacy as Active Learning in Library Instruction