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   Austin, TX    October is Texas Archives Month   

An image of the Texas Archives Month 2022 Poster – Analyzing Primary Sources in the Classroom. Map: Galveston storm, 1900. Rosenberg Library. Map of Galveston, Texas after the storm of September 8, 1900. The map is a grid with indicators of water encroachment and partial and total destruction. A list enumerates the damages with correlated numbers on the grid. The map is stamped “Denver Resurvey” and is oriented with Galveston Bay at the top and the Gulf of Mexico at the bottom.  Document: William Barret Travis's Letter from the Alamo, February 24, 1836.</body></html>

   Austin, TX    Registration Now Open for Nov. 18 Texas e-Records Conference in Austin   

Austin, TX – Registration for the annual state electronic records management conference, Texas e-Records, is now open. This year’s conference will take place in person in Austin on November 18. The theme is Discovering the Path Forward. Registration is open to all Texas public sector employees.

   Austin, TX    Texas Talking Book Program Appoints Ann Minner as New Director   


   Austin, TX    Texas Libraries Invited to Apply for 2024 Grants from Texas State Library and Archives Commission   

Austin, TX – The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) has announced that it will begin accepting applications for its next round of annual grants programs to Texas libraries on Oct. 24.

TSLAC’s Fiscal Year 2024 grant offerings include Texas Reads, TexTreasures, Special Projects and Regional ILS Cooperative grants, as well as a new grant program specifically geared toward funding Summer Reading Club programming. More information on this grant program will be released in November 2022.

   Austin, TX    Explore “Texas Governors and Their Times” Exhibit at the Texas State Library and Archives Commission from September 19   

Austin, TX – The newest public exhibit at the Texas State Library and Archives Commission, Texas Governors and Their Times, 1846-1946, opens to the public on Monday, September 19.
 

   Austin, TX    Amanda Barrera and Betsy Evans Appointed, Daniel E. Burgard Reappointed to TexShare Advisory Board   

Austin, TX – Amanda Barrera, Director of Library Services for the City of Amarillo, and Betsy Evans, Director of Library and Research Technologies for the Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library and Archives of the Big Bend at Sul Ross State University in Alpine, have been appointed to the TexShare Advisory Board (TSAB). Daniel E. Burgard, Executive Director, Library and Information Services, and Director, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region, University of North Texas Health Science Center, was also reappointed to an additional term.

   Austin, TX    Texas State Library and Archives Commission Becomes FamilySearch Affiliate Library   

Austin, TX – The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) has announced that its two public research facilities, the Lorenzo de Zavala State Archives and Library Building in Austin and the Sam Houston Regional Research Center in Liberty, have been awarded official certificates as affiliate libraries of FamilySearch. This designation brings additional genealogy resources to TSLAC’s patrons.

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