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   Austin, TX    Texas Center for the Book Seeking Nominations for $2,000 Literacy Award   

   Austin, TX    Texas Digital Archive Makes More Than Five Million Records Accessible Online   

Texas Digital Archive graphicAustin, TX – Part of the mission of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) is to “provide Texans access to the information they need to be informed, productive citizens by preserving the archival record of Texas.” In order to fulfill this mandate, TSLAC developed

   Austin, TX    TexShare Portal Implements Common Password to Simplify Access for Libraries During COVID-19   

To simplify access to TexShare electronic resources during COVID-19 closures, the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) has made some changes to the TexShare Databases portal at TexShare.net.

   Austin, TX    Texas Libraries Launch Local Author Contest   

Texas Author Project seeks judges as it creates opportunities for indie-published authors

   Austin    TSLAC Plan for Services During COVID-19 Health Situation   

Public Services are closed due to public health concerns. Click here for info accessing our services and resources online and by phone.

   Austin    Take the TSLAC Website Survey   

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AUSTIN – The Texas State Library and Archives is conducting a survey. Help us improve our website! Take 5-9 minutes to complete the TSLAC Website Survey.

   Austin, TX    Events Canceled Through May 2020 at Texas State Library and Archives Commission   

AUSTIN – Texas State Library and Archives Commission Director and State Librarian Mark Smith has made the following announcement: "We regret to inform you that all in-person special events scheduled at TSLAC locations through the end of May 2020 have been canceled due to concerns over the spread of coronavirus (Covid-19)."

   Austin, TX    Texas State Library and Archives Commission Awards Research Fellowships   

AUSTIN – The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) is pleased to announce two recipients of the 2020 Research Fellowship in Texas History.

   Austin, TX    2020 Letters About Literature Texas Contest Winners Announced   

Letters About Literature Banner - 2020 Winners

AUSTIN – Nine students have won in the 2020 Letters About Literature Texas competition, sponsored by the Texas Center for the Book at the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. This reading and writing program encourages 4th-12th graders to write to an author about how his or her book has affected their lives.

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