Library Professional Development E-Books Added to TexShare

Fifteen titles from ALA Editions have been added to the Gale eBooks platform available through TexShare. These titles support professional development for librarians and library staff, and cover topics such as community engagement, online instruction, electronic resources management, legal issues, and more. The full title list is included below:

  • Ask, Listen, Empower: Grounding Your Library Work in Community Engagement
  • Coaching Copyright
  • Constructing Library Buildings that Work
  • Demystifying Online Instruction in Libraries: People, Process, and Tools
  • Incubating Creativity at Your Library: A Sourcebook for Connecting with Communities
  • Libraries that Learn: Keys to Managing Organizational Knowledge>Licensing Digital Content: A Practical Guide for Librarians, 3rd Edition
  • The Electronic Resources Troubleshooting Guide
  • ALCTS Monograph: Assessment Strategies in Technical Services
  • Community Technology Projects: Making Them Work
  • Cultivating Civility: Practical Ways to Improve a Dysfunctional Library
  • Escape Rooms and Other Immersive Experiences in the Library
  • Finding the Answers to Legal Questions, 2nd Edition
  • Library Futures: Design Thinking
  • Library Web Development: Beyond Tips and Tricks

The titles are already available on the Gale eBooks platform and can be found under the Library Science subject heading. If you need assistance setting up access to Gale eBooks, please contact TLSAC at

All titles are perpetual access and allow unlimited simultaneous users and have no digital rights management (DRM) applied. Users can download full chapters in PDF format by navigating to the chapter, then selecting ‘Download Chapter’ in the top menu bar. Visit the Gale Support Center ( for title lists, MARC records, training resources, and promotional materials.

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