Texas State Library and Archives Commission
May 12, 2022, 1:00 p.m.
Lorenzo de Zavala State Archives and Library Building 
1201 Brazos, Austin, Texas 78701

Videoconference Meeting
Registration URL

LISTEN ONLY number: 1-346-248-7799
Meeting ID: 834 6844 8003

The May 12, 2022, meeting of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (Commission) will be held by videoconference as authorized by Texas Government Code §551.127.  TSLAC intends to have the presiding officer physically present at the Lorenzo de Zavala State Archives and Library Building. This location will be open to the public during the open portions of the meeting. Important information about this meeting, including how to participate remotely, listen by phone, provide public comment, or request special accommodations is available at the end of the agenda.

The Commission may deliberate and/or take action on any of the posted agenda items. Agenda item numbers are assigned for ease of reference only and do not necessarily reflect the order of their consideration by the Commission. The Commission may go into executive session on any agenda item listed below, as authorized by the Open Meetings Act, Texas Gov't Code, Chapter 551.



 Welcome and introductions. 


 Roll call for members and establishment of a quorum.


 Approval of minutes of the April 8, 2022, meeting.

 Public Comment.  Members of the public should state their full name and organization affiliation, if any, before speaking.

 Conflict of interest disclosures.


Approval of the following contracts greater than $100,000, contract renewals, and amendments.

a)    Texas Facilities Commission - HVAC at Sam Houston Research Center (not-to-exceed $1,412,070)
b)    TeachingBooks.net LLC (not-to-exceed $363,458.36)
c)     Gale/Cengage Learning – Gale in Context: Science (not-to-exceed $230,210.50)
d)    Gale/Cengage Learning – Gale LegalForms – Texas (not-to-exceed $195,000)
e)    EBSCO Information Services eBook collections (not-to-exceed $83,109)
f)     EBSCO Information Services Legal Information Reference Center (not-to-exceed $42,582)
g)    EBSCO PrepSTEP 2- and 4-Year Colleges and Universities (not-to-exceed $23,922)
h)    ProQuest LLC SciTechPremium Ebook Central collections (not-to-exceed $472,173.60)
i)     EBSCO Information Services – TexShare Core (not-to-exceed $2,550,102)
j)     EBSCO Information Services – LearningExpress (not-to-exceed $504,180) 
k)    Gale/Cengage Learning – TexShare Core (not-to-exceed $660,504)
l)     Infobase Holdings – Credo Online Reference Complete (not-to-exceed $337,500)
m)  Gale/Cengage – TexQuest Core (not-to-exceed $812,500)
n)    Infobase Holdings – Learn360 (not-to-exceed $292,025.89)
o)    Encyclopaedia Britannica – Britannica School (not-to-exceed $557,916.65)
p)    Proquest LLC – SIRS Discoverer (not-to-exceed $39,547.63)


 Review and approval of the Agency Strategic Plan, 2023-2027.


How to watch or listen to the meeting remotely: 
Members of the public who wish to watch the commission meeting remotely should register for the meeting using the Zoom link above. Members of the public who wish to listen to the meeting by telephone should dial 1 346 248 7799. Meeting ID: 834 6844 8003

How to provide public comment:
Members of the public who wish to provide public comment to the commission, either on a posted agenda item or during the public comment portion of the meeting, may attend the meeting in person at the address above, register for the meeting using the Zoom link provided above and provide comments via Zoom*, or submit public comment by email to Bettina Williams at bwilliams@tsl.texas.gov. Written comments received by email will be read aloud during the public comment portion of the meeting. Public comments will be limited to 5 minutes.

*If you wish to provide comment remotely (by Zoom), you must contact Bettina Williams at bwilliams@tsl.texas.gov no later than Monday, 5/9/22.

How to ask for an accommodation:
Any individual with a disability who plans to attend this meeting and requires auxiliary aids or services should notify the commission as far in advance as possible, but no less than two days in advance, so that appropriate arrangements can be made. Contact Bettina Williams by telephone at (512) 463-5460.

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