Course Archives

  • Let Me Read It: Screen Readers for Patrons Who are Blind or Low Vision

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    Presented by: Stephanie Irvin, Outreach Librarian for GPLS/GLASS People with low vision or blindness can use screen readers to use library and internet resources. This webinar covers the basics of screen readers, including how to get FREE screen readers for your public computers. We will also cover a few easy ways to make emails and […]

  • Video: Increase eResource Usage and Staff Confidence with the Same Tool

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    Join Jared and Jeromy from Niche Academy as they show you the number one thing you can do to increase utilization of your eResources (and you can do it in a matter of minutes) as well as show you how Georgia’s libraries can use Niche Academy to increase staff confidence by delivering more effective local […]

  • Introduction to Georgia Historic Newspapers

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    Presentation handouts and slides: Join Digital Projects Archivist Donnie Summerlin as he introduces the Digital Library of Georgia’s new Georgia Historic Newspapers website. Participants will explore the new interface and understand the enhanced search and browse capabilities. About the Presenter: Donnie Summerlin is the Digital Projects Archivist at the Digital Library of Georgia, where […]

  • On Second Thought: Reappraisal & Deaccessioning

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    Presentation handouts and slides: This webinar addresses common questions about reappraising and deaccessioning archives and manuscript collections, including how to undertake a systemic reappraisal of your institution’s holdings, when it is appropriate to deaccession collection material, and how institutions can dispose of deaccessioned collections responsibly. It will consider reappraisal and deaccessioning as one part […]

  • Inclusiveness Panel - Session 2: Multi-State Virtual Staff Development 2017

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    Panelists: Touger Vang, Tara Bannon, Asha Hagood, and Jackie Jordan ​Join us as we discuss ways libraries connect with our communities more inclusively. We will hear from library staff working with refugees, seniors, people experiencing homelessness, and food insecurity.

  • Multi State Virtual Staff Development 2017

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    The Georgia Public Library Service partnered with the state libraries in Maryland, Colorado, and Iowa to offer the first-ever multi-state library virtual conference on Wednesday, August 16, 2017, 11 am to 5 pm. The topic was Community Building. We explored how libraries are working in their communities to bring about positive change around a shared […]

  • Libraries for Peace & Social Justice - Session 1: Multi-State Virtual Staff Development 2017

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    Presented by Dr. Clara Chu What role can libraries play in advancing a more peaceful and informed society? How can librarians contribute to peacebuilding and become agents of social change? By enhancing our understanding of peace in our local communities and globally, library workers and stakeholders will see their role in contributing to community building […]

  • Donor Relations and Archival Acquisitions in Public Libraries

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    Presentation handouts and slides: About this webinar: Some public librarians struggle with whether or not to accept donations of historical collections from their patrons. Accepting too much could stretch library resources. Declining a collection could risk alienating members of the community, who are often your biggest supporters. As a result, librarians often end up with […]

  • Project Outcome Virtual Meeting

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    Using survey data

    Learn how to administer Project Outcome surveys, enter data from surveys, communicate about data, use survey results to take action, and how to address challenges related to implementing Project Outcome.

  • Borrowing Procedures

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    These lessons will examine the borrowing procedures for PINES Libraries and how to perform them in the Evergreen software.