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   Austin, TX    Apply for Free Registration to Archival Training Webcasts   

Austin, TX – The Texas Historical Records Advisory Board (THRAB) is offering free registration for several archival training webcasts. As part of its National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) grant support, THRAB received funding to offer free registration for a limited number of participants to attend three Society American Archivists’ (SAA) Digital Archival Specialist (DAS) trainings that focus on creating, managing and providing access to digital collections.

   Austin, TX    Texas Talking Book Program Launches New "Talking Book Voices" Podcast   

Austin, TX – The Texas State Library and Archives Commission is excited to announce the launch of "Talking Book Voices," a captivating podcast that dives into the world of the Texas Talking Book Program (TBP). This new podcast invites listeners to join TBP program staff, librarians and fellow readers on an enriching journey celebrating the power of accessible reading materials.

   Austin, TX    Texas Historical Records Advisory Board Announces 2023 Archival Awards Recipients   

AUSTIN, TX – The Texas Historical Records Advisory Board (THRAB) is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2023 Archival Awards. The Archival Award of Excellence (Institutional) has been awarded to the William J. Hill Texas Artisans and Artists Archive. The Archival Award of Excellence (Individual) recipient is Robert Weaver (Texas Tech University). This year’s David B. Gracy II Award for Distinguished Archival Service has been awarded to Monte L. Monroe.

   Austin, TX    Texas State Library and Archives Commission Launches New State Symbols Website   

AUSTIN, TX – The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) has announced a new web page featuring the official legislatively-designed State Symbols of Texas.

   Austin, TX    Registration Now Open for Nov. 3 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 3. Registration is open to all Texas public sector employees.

   Austin, Texas    TSLAC Selects Auto-Graphics, Inc.’s SHAREit As New Statewide Interlibrary Loan System   

Austin, TX – The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) has entered into contract with Auto-Graphics, Inc. to implement SHAREit as the new statewide interlibrary loan solution for Texas public libraries, to be fully implemented over the next state fiscal year, beginning Sept. 1, 2023.

   Austin, TX    Texas State Library and Archives Commission Awards $156,233 in Library Capacity and Texas Reads Grants   

Austin, TX – The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) has announced $156,233 in additional grants for Texas libraries in 2023-2024. Ten successful Texas Read Grants totaling $81,233 from libraries across the state and a $75,000 Library Capacity Grant proposal from the Partners Library Action Network (PLAN) were recently approved by TSLAC. Agency commissioners awarded the statewide library grants at their Friday, Aug. 4 meeting.

   Austin, TX    2023 Texas Great Read Youth and Adult Selections Announced   

Austin, TX – The Texas Center for the Book at the Texas State Library and Archives Commission has announced its Texas Great Read titles for 2023.

   Austin, Texas    Texas State Library and Archives Commission Awards Nearly $1.13 Million in Grants to Texas Libraries   

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Starting this fall, 24 Texas libraries will begin or continue exciting projects with funding from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC). Technology development, bookmobiles and courier services, career support, tools for promoting tech literacy and a wide range of other community programs are among the successful grant proposals recently approved by TSLAC. Agency commissioners awarded statewide library grants totaling $1,133,135.

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