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Georgia Library Quarterly

2007

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From The President, Joellen Ostendorf Dec 2007

From The President, Joellen Ostendorf

Georgia Library Quarterly

The article discusses GLA (Georgia Library Association) and the benefits of membership.


Falling In Line: Curricular Alignment In A Library Credit Course, Michael Aldrich Dec 2007

Falling In Line: Curricular Alignment In A Library Credit Course, Michael Aldrich

Georgia Library Quarterly

The article discusses the usefulness of curricular alignment and how it can be achieved in teaching a library & information science course.


Mala Members Meet, Tour Gsu’S Library Renovations, Louise S. White Dec 2007

Mala Members Meet, Tour Gsu’S Library Renovations, Louise S. White

Georgia Library Quarterly

The article discusses the May 2007 spring meeting of MALA (Metro-Atlanta Library Association). The meeting highlights included an overview of the recent renovations of the Georgia State University and a tour of the facility.


Emory Chemistry Library Renovation Showcases Flexible Design Dec 2007

Emory Chemistry Library Renovation Showcases Flexible Design

Georgia Library Quarterly

The article discusses the physical renovation of the James Samuel Guy Chemistry Library at Emory University.


My Own Private Library: A Peek Inside The Personal Library Of A Librarian, Elizabeth Leslie Bagley Dec 2007

My Own Private Library: A Peek Inside The Personal Library Of A Librarian, Elizabeth Leslie Bagley

Georgia Library Quarterly

The article discusses the personal library of the author. Her collection falls into one of three categories: children's books, books related to her college experience, and books with a personal connection.


Ask A Librarian, Silvia Bunn Dec 2007

Ask A Librarian, Silvia Bunn

Georgia Library Quarterly

The article discusses how a library should treat its patrons and work with its community to best serve its needs.


Twenty Professionals Selected For Pinnacle Class Of 2008 Dec 2007

Twenty Professionals Selected For Pinnacle Class Of 2008

Georgia Library Quarterly

The article lists the selected participants for PINNACLE, the Public Library Institute for New and Creative Leadership Education, a new training program run by Georgia Public Library Service. The Carl Vinson Institute of Government helped design the curriculum and will lead the training.


Five New Staff Members Join Georgia Southwestern State Dec 2007

Five New Staff Members Join Georgia Southwestern State

Georgia Library Quarterly

The article lists the five new library hires at Georgia Southwestern State.


My Own Private Library: A Peek Inside The Personal Library Of A Librarian, Bill Richards Jul 2007

My Own Private Library: A Peek Inside The Personal Library Of A Librarian, Bill Richards

Georgia Library Quarterly

The article offers information about the author's library, which consists of 3,500 volumes. The library is a systematic collection and an accumulation that reflects the changes in the author's personal and professional interests. The collection includes books dealing with politics, philosophy, literature and psychology which depicts the number of times the author has changed majors in college. The library also includes almost all of the Library of America titles such as "Great Books of the Western World," as well as history titles. It also includes children's collection like the books of Robert Sabuda.


From The President, Joellen Ostendorf Jul 2007

From The President, Joellen Ostendorf

Georgia Library Quarterly

The article provides information on the conference of the Georgia Council of Media Organization (COMO) to be held in October 2007 at Jekyll Island in Georgia.


Getting On Your Community's Leadership Team, Ellen G. Miller, Patricia H. Fisher Apr 2007

Getting On Your Community's Leadership Team, Ellen G. Miller, Patricia H. Fisher

Georgia Library Quarterly

The article focuses on several factors to be considered in getting the director-board team of librarians to be part of the local community's leadership team. It states that economic development is the most important aspect involved in community building that must be taken into account by the librarians. It mentions that partnerships can also serve as a vital factor in positioning a library with decision-makers.


Rfid Technology In The Library Environment, Linda Howard, Max Anderson Apr 2007

Rfid Technology In The Library Environment, Linda Howard, Max Anderson

Georgia Library Quarterly

The article focuses on the use of radio frequency identification (RFID) technology in libraries. It states that RFID offers libraries many advantages and disadvantages such as the benefit of saving time and money, nonprovision of fail-safe security, high cost, and lack of standards. It enumerates the factors that must be considered by librarians about RFID including workflow issues and return on investment (ROI).


From The President, Joellen Ostendorf Apr 2007

From The President, Joellen Ostendorf

Georgia Library Quarterly

The article focuses on legislative issues concerning libraries in Georgia. The author stated the need for vigilance regarding pending legislation and its effects on librarians. It is mentioned that the HB 226 replacement bill for the obscenity code that was struck down by the court has added lending to its wording.


My Own Private Library: A Peek Inside The Personal Library Of A Librarian, Dusty Gres Apr 2007

My Own Private Library: A Peek Inside The Personal Library Of A Librarian, Dusty Gres

Georgia Library Quarterly

The article focuses on the personal library collection of the author. She states that her first personal library collection included the books "Alice in Wonderland," "Little Women," and "Tom Sawyer." She mentions that her library has grown over the years which now houses reference collection and those from her husband's.


My Own Private Library: A Peek Inside The Personal Library Of A Librarian, Betsy Griffies Jan 2007

My Own Private Library: A Peek Inside The Personal Library Of A Librarian, Betsy Griffies

Georgia Library Quarterly

The author describes her personal library and collection of books. She mentions that her parents enjoyed reading when they had time. She reveals that she collects fiction books by Robert Jordan, David Eddings, Juliet Marillier and Jack McDevitt, among others. Due to her interest in books about English writer Beatrix Potter, she spent a week at the Lindeth House in the Lake District, England where the Potter family had stayed.


A New Story To Tell: The East Commons At The Georgia Tech Library, Charlie Bennett Jan 2007

A New Story To Tell: The East Commons At The Georgia Tech Library, Charlie Bennett

Georgia Library Quarterly

The article focuses on the renovations made in the East Commons mixed-used space at the Georgia Tech Library in Atlanta. The area consists of collaborative computer stations, study tables and modular lighting systems. The rearrangements were made to encourage students to use the library more often and to refresh their minds and bodies. The remodeled area features group-study tables where students can turn it into a small theater or presentation space that can seat a maximum of 100 people.