Georgia Library Association

Copyright and Course Reserves: Electronic and Media Reserves – Webinar Viewing Party

The Academic Library Division of the Georgia Library Association would like to invite you to a free ACRL webinar viewing party. Copyright and Course Reserves: Electronic and Media Reserves Live viewing date: 03/11/2020 Time: 2:00 PM Register at https://forms.gle/UvN2z2857YVvYEqM9 Viewing locations: Georgia College, Milledgeville, Ga Georgia State University Decatur Campus Georgia Southern Armstrong Lane Library, Savannah, Ga Frank… Continue Reading Copyright and Course Reserves: Electronic and Media Reserves – Webinar Viewing Party

Georgia Archives’ March 2020 Lunch and Learn

“Hello, My Name is…” A History of Georgia Politicians with Unusual Names On Friday, March 13, 2020, noon-1:00 p.m., the Georgia Archives’ Lunch and Learn program will be “Hello My Name Is…”: A History of Georgia Politicians with Unusual Names by Junior Historian Andrew Bramlett. Some Georgian politicians with unusual names in the presentation include… Continue Reading Georgia Archives’ March 2020 Lunch and Learn

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

GHRAC announces Georgia Archives Institute Stipend

The Georgia Historical Records Advisory Council, in conjunction with the University of Georgia and the Georgia Archives, has available one stipend to cover attendance at the 2020 Georgia Archives Institute (GAI). The stipend is funded by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) and is contingent on congressional authorization of continued… Continue Reading GHRAC announces Georgia Archives Institute Stipend

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