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

Georgia Library Association

Technical Services Interest Group Workshop

The Georgia Library Association’s Technical Services Interest Group is pleased to announce a free virtual workshop! July 14th, 2- 3 PM. Customizing the Connexion Client to Work for You More about the Workshop:OCLC’s Connexion Client has a number of built-in tools to help catalogers save time and energy through customizations that provide controlled automation and… Continue Reading Technical Services Interest Group Workshop

Migration and Settlement in Early Georgia – July 2020 Georgia Archives Virtual Lunch and Learn

On Friday, July 10, 2020, noon-1:00 p.m., the Georgia Archives’ virtual Lunch and Learn program will be available to the public. Migration and Settlement in Early Georgia will be presented by Georgia Archives’ Collections Manager, Dr. Hendry Miller.This presentation explores migration and settlement patterns in Colonial Georgia, focusing on what brought people to the southeast,… Continue Reading Migration and Settlement in Early Georgia – July 2020 Georgia Archives Virtual Lunch and Learn

Georgia Library Association

Developing your Leadership Potential: Effective Practices and Innovative Ideas – ACRL webinar

The Academic Library Division of the Georgia Library Association would like to invite you to a free ACRL webinar virtual viewing party.Developing your Leadership Potential: Effective Practices and Innovative Ideas More information about the webinar – http://www.ala.org/acrl/onlinelearning/leadershippotential Participants will develop an awareness of sustainable core leadership development strategies. Participants will learn how to identify strengths… Continue Reading Developing your Leadership Potential: Effective Practices and Innovative Ideas – ACRL webinar

The Six-Week [Assessment] Project: How to Get from Ideas to Results in a Hurry

The Six-Week [Assessment] Project: How to Get from Ideas to Results in a HurryWednesday, May 13, 20202pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central)Register: https://bit.ly/33xO8f5Description: Through the lens of a six-week project, this webinar will offer tactics and materials for short-term project management. Over the course of six weeks in early 2019, the… Continue Reading The Six-Week [Assessment] Project: How to Get from Ideas to Results in a Hurry

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

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