Library Systems Act Advisory Board Meeting, Lorenzo de Zavala State Archives and Library Building, 1201 Brazos St., Austin, Texas, Daryl Tocker Learning Center Room 202. Time: 9:30 a.m. For further information contact Jennifer Peters at 512-463-5456 or email@example.com
Reference Librarian Angela Kent joins a panel discussion about federal, state, and local libraries’ disaster responses to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. She’ll be sharing Texas’ coordination efforts at the regional depository and state level. Held during the annual U.S. GPO (@USGPO) Depository Library Council (DLC) and Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) conference.
TSLAC Grants Administrator Erica McCormick (LDN) provides FY18 grantees through the process of preparing and submitting performance reports in the TSLAC Grant Management System (GMS), as well as review performance measures. There will also be ample time for additional general grant questions.
Join Texas State Library staff for a webinar focused on statewide resource sharing using Navigator, the consortial ILL system implemented by all accredited Texas public libraries. We will cover current usage, keeping holdings up-to-date in WorldCat, training opportunities, shipping cost solutions, and promoting the service to your patrons and communities!
Valicia Greenwood, Library Statistics Specialist for the Texas State Library and Archives Commission presents a tour of reports and report-creation tools available for your Texas Public Libraries Annual Report data. Learn to create custom summaries, multi-year comparisons, trends, and graphs using report information published on the Texas State Library website, and report options within Texas LibPAS, the data collection portal. Turn the numbers you have been collecting and tracking into a meaningful presentation.
Talking Book Program Reader's Advisory experts John Berkeland and Laura Jean Norris will provide Reader’s Advisory tips for assisting nonfiction loving patrons by offering ways of breaking down non-fiction into sub-genres, posing helpful questions to ask patrons, suggesting fiction read-a-likes, and providing additional resources.
Presented by Carla Lehn, Get Involved Collaborative Consultant and Trainer. Facilitated by LDN staff. Webinar is September 28, 2017, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. CDT. For more information about this webinar, contact Henry Stokes or Naomi Ditullio. See the LDN webinar calendar page for a listing of all webinars and for a link to register.