Where Librarians Go for Answers...

The State Library offers consulting services at no charge for Texas libraries

*Please note: In response to the many requests for information we are receiving, we have developed a list of resources: https://www.tsl.texas.gov/ldn/covid-19.

If, in the coming weeks, you find your library needs to close or modify services, please let us know at the following link: https://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/5502431/Library-Closures-Due-to-COVID-19.

 TSLAC’s Library Development & Networking Division provides training, consulting, grants, and continuing education… all to help librarians keep their skills up-to-date and ensure quality services to their communities.

  • Here’s a sample what TSLAC staff have to offer:
  • Continuing Education
  • Library Science Collection
  • Free website hosting/support
  • Help with E-rate
  • WorldCat Navigator ILL
  • Public library annual report assistance
  • Resource pages, such as our page on starting a public library

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Technology Support Resources

Keeping on top of technology, hardware and software getting your down? The Texas State Library can help! Here are some resources available to you.

Free TSLAC Webinars
Want to learn tips for using great software tools? Visit onlinetraining.tsl.texas.gov/ to take a look at webinars covering a variety of technology tools like Twitter, Prezi, Facebook, and more. TSLAC’s online training pages at https://www.tsl.texas.gov/ld/workshops/index.html also show the way to other online training available specifically for librarians.

Free Edge Assessment
Complete an Edge benchmarks project assessment (www.libraryedge.org/) to identify your technology needs and find training resources to help plan for the future.

Library Development & Networking Division services are supported in part by funds granted to the Texas State Library and Archives Commission by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the primary source of federal support for the nation's libraries and museums.

Page last modified: March 31, 2020