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Library Professional Development

Professional Development resources and opportunities for GC Library Faculty

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Online Professional Development Courses

Please take advantage of the courses Georgia College offers if they can help you grow in your position and relate to your duties! For staff members, the Staff Development Funding will likely be able to cover cost up to $200 per department, per six-month allocation period.

View Course Catalog here!

*If staff will not require additional funding, please still complete the Professional Development Funding Application and attach a pdf of your Staff Development Funding Application so we can help you monitor what funds you may still have available.

Archived Webinars of Interest

Presentation by Abbie Holmes from Middle Georgia State Univ. - Honed Outreach: Leveraging Your Library's Social Media Presence

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3D IL: Providing Information Literacy Learning Opportunities for Distance Learners Across Time, Space and Mode

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Censorship Beyond Books: Library Resources & Services Under Fire presented by Kristin Pekoll

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From Silo to Hub: Seizing Opportunities to Drive Change presented by Ashley Creek

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AL Live: Mental Heath Awareness and the Library Profession

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AL Live: Diversity in Libraries

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The Importance of Mapping to the ACRL Standards for Distance Learning Library Services. 


Stop being Busy and Start being Productive


Post-Truth: Fake News and a New Era of Information Literacy

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Collaborative Instructional Design: Leveraging Resources to Build Online Learning Experiences

Recording of the May 19, 2017 DLS Instruction Committee webinar can be found here:



Avoiding Research Pitfalls <>

* Presented by Dr. Michael Gibbons, Middle Georgia State University, March 9, 2017*
Removing Barriers to One-Shot Assessment <>
*Presented by Amy Fyn, Margaret Fain, Coastal Carolina University, October 6, 2016*

ACRL SLILC: Framework Freak-out: How to Stop Worrying and Learn to Live With the Framework. Recording of the June 1, 2017, URL:

Online Professional Development Opportunities

Other Training