Austin, TX – The Office of the Governor has announced a new appointment to the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC), effective immediately. Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Commissioner David Iglesias, with a term to expire September 2021.
Austin, TX – The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) today announced plans to provide access to personal finance e-books as part of its E-Read Texas program following receipt of a grant from the FINRA Investor Education Foundation.
The additional resources will help ensure that Texas residents have the information they need when making critical money decisions as they repair, rebuild and clean up following severe storms over the winter.
Austin, TX – The annual e-Records conference organized by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) and co-sponsored with the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) to promote electronic records management in Texas government will be held virtually the afternoon of Wednesday, November 17 and the morning of Thursday, November 18, 2021. This year’s theme is Accelerating Towards the Texas of Tomorrow.
Austin, TX – The Texas Historical Records Advisory Board (THRAB) invites nominations for its 2021 archival awards. THRAB gives annual awards in the categories of excellence, advocacy, and distinguished service. The Archival Award of Excellence honors archival institutions and individuals in Texas who have made significant achievements in preserving and improving access to historical records in any format.
Austin, TX - Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) Director and State Librarian Mark Smith has announced his retirement effective September 1, 2021.
Austin, TX – April 18, 2021, marked the start of National Volunteer Week in the United States. The Texas State Library and Archives Commission recognized its Talking Book Program (TBP) and the TBP Recording Studio volunteers who have been resilient and dedicated, continuing to provide thousands of Texans with reading materials in digital audio format.
Stephen Lewis, manager for the TBP Recording Studio said, “Our volunteers are the best! Without them our patrons, whether statewide or nationally, would have significantly less material to read.”