ALSC Announces New Initiative: Babies Need Words Every Day

The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) has announced a new initiative, “Babies Need Words Every Day: Talk, Read, Sing, Play.” Research shows children from low-income households hear 30 million fewer words than children of higher-income homes; this leads … Continue reading

LSC – Reading Recs for April 15-19 webinars

Each month, we post a list of free online CE and training. Ready to research some of this week’s webinar topics? Check out what’s available at the library! The Texas Library Science Collection, also known as the Librarian’s Library, is the library of professional materials for Texas librarians … Continue reading

LSC – Resources for a Mobile Technology Program

Mobile Solutions: A Program from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission has extended its deadline to the end of this week, March 8, 2013, due to “high interest in the program” — and remaining funds! Visit the Mobile Solutions website for information and … Continue reading

LSC – Presenting Your Library in 2013

What kind of impression does your library make on new hires, volunteers, board members, and your community at large? How do you communicate your values, your mission, and a story about how the role of your library is serving the demographics … Continue reading

LSC: DVDS for Management Skills – New Arrivals

New staff training DVDs are available to be borrowed from the Library Science Collection, and can qualify for CE credit. E-mail lsc@tsl.texas.gov to request these DVDs for a four-week loan. To see the full listing of titles and steps to request CE … Continue reading

LSC – Technology Project Books & TechSource iPad Archive

The ALA TechSource webinar, Introducing the Book as an iPad App, is available as an archived webinar! If you weren’t able to register (due to full registration during the live event), or missed hearing about it, you’ll be glad to know that now the … Continue reading

LSC: Children’s Literacy & Programming

Browse our 2012 New Arrivals as they are added to the collection. Texas residents can borrow directly from the Library Science Collection by e-mailing requests for materials and information to lsc@tsl.texas.gov, and non-Texas residents can access the collection via interlibrary … Continue reading