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Join us for You Can Do I.T. a 1–day, in-person, hands-on workshop on the topic of basic library network technology, coming to a location near you!

Continuing Education and Consulting

Library Development and Networking CEC Home Page

Welcome! CEC is a team that provides continuing education and consulting for library staff.


TSLAC offers FREE technical and general library consulting to librarians, staff and trustees.

Face-to-Face Workshops

Browse the schedule of upcoming face-to-face workshops planned for your area.

Workshops by Request

Our staff will work with requests for training, but do often require some advanced notice since we do have regularly scheduled programming responsibilities.

Online Courses

Library staff have several options for accessing free online courses -- Skillsoft courses and instructional videos, links to WebJunction training resources, and our State Library Online Training site. Visit our Online Courses home page to learn more. 

Upcoming Webinars

Join your colleagues for online presentations and conversations in upcoming live events. All you need to participate is a computer, an internet connection and the ability to hear sound through your computer or a telephone.

Archived Webinars

Many of our archived Webinars now offer two viewing options: one with continuing education credit and one without.

TexShare Training

Browse training webinars for TexShare, a consortium of Texas libraries joining together to share print and electronic materials, purchase online resources, and combine staff expertise.


View a calendar of upcoming continuing education opportunities and events.

Small Library Management Training

The Small Library Management Training Program (SLM) is an ongoing educational program to provide management and foundational library skills to those without Master's degrees in Library Science that work in small community (25,000 or less population) libraries in Texas.

United for Libraries

Information, resources and training through our statewide group membership in United for Libraries.  Tools and continuing education for your public library staff, trustees, advisory boards, foundations and Friends.

Digital Literacy and Access

Learn about several nationwide digital literacy and technology access initiatives, and how you can participate - Connect2Compete, EveryoneOn,, Edge, and more.

Library Science Collection

Professional resources available to the Texas library community. Search the library catalog of the State Library and two other Texas state agencies, and find information about the Library Science Collection including hours, location, services, and a listing of subscriptions to journal titles in library and information science.

Contact Library Development and Networking

The Library Development and Networking Division of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission was created to expand public access to all libraries, assist libraries in supplying quality information services, and encourage Texans to learn about and use their libraries.

Page last modified: July 6, 2015