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From The President, Elizabeth Leslie Bagley Nov 2012

From The President, Elizabeth Leslie Bagley

Georgia Library Quarterly

Editorial from the Georgia Library Association President.


You Belong @ Your Library Photo Contest Announced, Christina Teasley Oct 2012

You Belong @ Your Library Photo Contest Announced, Christina Teasley

Georgia Library Quarterly

The Georgia Library Quarterly is now accepting photographs for a contest that runs through November 30. The theme of the contest is "You Belong @ Your Library".


My Own Private Library: A Peek Inside The Personal Library Of A Librarian, Louann Blocker Oct 2012

My Own Private Library: A Peek Inside The Personal Library Of A Librarian, Louann Blocker

Georgia Library Quarterly

No abstract provided.


A Reflection On The Galileo Knowledge Repository (Gkr) Virtual Internship, Changwoo Yang Oct 2012

A Reflection On The Galileo Knowledge Repository (Gkr) Virtual Internship, Changwoo Yang

Georgia Library Quarterly

The Galileo Knowledge Repository (GKR) internship is designed to provide service to GKR sites needing assistance and to give students hands-on experience using a modified version of Dublin Core in a digital repository environment. The student interns work virtually from any remote location that has internet access. Selected student interns are assigned to the GKR partner institutes and work as content submitters. Interns are required to complete a minimum of 120 hours of work during the summer semester to earn three credit hours (MLIS 7960 Supervised Fieldwork) in the Master of Library and Information Science Program at Valdosta State University ...


My Own Private Library: A Peek Inside The Personal Library Of A Librarian, Jill Prouty Oct 2012

My Own Private Library: A Peek Inside The Personal Library Of A Librarian, Jill Prouty

Georgia Library Quarterly

No abstract provided.


E-Books And The Use Of E-Book Readers In Academic Libraries: Results Of An Online Survey, Judith Brook, Anne A. Salter Oct 2012

E-Books And The Use Of E-Book Readers In Academic Libraries: Results Of An Online Survey, Judith Brook, Anne A. Salter

Georgia Library Quarterly

To ascertain the use of e-books and e-book readers in academic libraries, a study was conducted by Judith Brook of Mercer University and Anne A. Salter of Oglethorpe University. The study was conducted during the period March through May of 2010. The target audience for the web based Survey Monkey study consisted of library professionals, rare book and history of the book academics, library staff and students. Participants were contacted through eight listservs. This survey was unique because of its focus on a wider variety of library related professionals and on policies that govern the use of e-books and e-book ...


News - Technical College System Of Georgia, Christina Teasley Oct 2012

News - Technical College System Of Georgia, Christina Teasley

Georgia Library Quarterly

No abstract provided.


News - Ogeechee Tech Library Makes The Move To Oclc’S Worldshare Management Services, Christina Teasley Jul 2012

News - Ogeechee Tech Library Makes The Move To Oclc’S Worldshare Management Services, Christina Teasley

Georgia Library Quarterly

In 2011, the Ogeechee Technical College Library became the first technical college library in the country to convert to OCLC's World Share Management Services to streamline acqusitions, cataloging, and interlibrary loan, while increasing user discovery, access, and use of the library's print and online resources.


From The President, Elizabeth Leslie Bagley Jul 2012

From The President, Elizabeth Leslie Bagley

Georgia Library Quarterly

GLA President's third column of 2012 with association news.


My Own Private Library: A Peek Inside The Personal Library Of A Librarian, Teresa Nesbitt Jul 2012

My Own Private Library: A Peek Inside The Personal Library Of A Librarian, Teresa Nesbitt

Georgia Library Quarterly

No abstract provided.


Gla News - Officer Candidates For 2013 And Gla Award Winners Jul 2012

Gla News - Officer Candidates For 2013 And Gla Award Winners

Georgia Library Quarterly

Biographies and photos of the candidates running for 2013 GLA offices.


My Own Private Library: A Peek Inside The Personal Library Of A Librarian, Erin M. Grant Apr 2012

My Own Private Library: A Peek Inside The Personal Library Of A Librarian, Erin M. Grant

Georgia Library Quarterly

The article discusses the personal library of the author. Her collection includes books in three main categories: art and design, folklore and mythology, and vintage mid-twentieth-century books.


Job And Career Resources: Not Just For Public Libraries, Ben Davis, Kate Pope Apr 2012

Job And Career Resources: Not Just For Public Libraries, Ben Davis, Kate Pope

Georgia Library Quarterly

This article examines the process of creating, from idea to implementation, a career resource center at the Georgia College and State University Library and Instructional Technology Center. This resource center consists of a collection of the latest sources of information on strategies for successful career matching and job searching, in addition to a computer with bookmarked websites for easy navigation of selected helpful websites and informative articles.


News - Fort Valley State University, Gilda Stanbery Apr 2012

News - Fort Valley State University, Gilda Stanbery

Georgia Library Quarterly

No abstract provided.


News - Forsyth County, Carla Beasley Apr 2012

News - Forsyth County, Carla Beasley

Georgia Library Quarterly

No abstract provided.


From The President, Elizabeth Leslie Bagley Apr 2012

From The President, Elizabeth Leslie Bagley

Georgia Library Quarterly

No abstract provided.


My Own Private Library: A Peek Inside The Personal Library Of A Librarian, Carla Beasley Apr 2012

My Own Private Library: A Peek Inside The Personal Library Of A Librarian, Carla Beasley

Georgia Library Quarterly

No abstract provided.


News - North Georgia Technical College - Banned Books Week, Christina Teasley Jan 2012

News - North Georgia Technical College - Banned Books Week, Christina Teasley

Georgia Library Quarterly

The North Georgia Technical College Libraries brought awareness to Banned Books Week, the last week of each September.


Teaching Computer Skills To Senior Citizens: A Library Assistant’S Learning Experience, Ngaire I R Smith Jan 2012

Teaching Computer Skills To Senior Citizens: A Library Assistant’S Learning Experience, Ngaire I R Smith

Georgia Library Quarterly

This paper describes the challenges of teaching senior citizens in their 70s and 80s elementary Web and computer skills at the University of Georgia’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. Simple tasks such as clicking on links and understanding the difference between the address bar and a search box confused class members and the instructor attempted to address this age divide by developing activities that would make using the Web easier and more fun.