Our thoughts are with Uvalde

By State Librarian Gloria Meraz, reposted from the TSLAC Director’s blog As I type these words, I understand that the staff of the El Progreso Memorial Library in Uvalde are holding their regularly scheduled storytime. A safe space for children and families. That shouldn’t be difficult. Though today it seems remote, it is needed more…

THRAB Presents Free Workshops on Emergency Response and Salvage

Find a site near you and register now for the Texas Historical Records Advisory Board (THRAB) workshop, Emergency Response and Salvage. Cultural Heritage Preservation Consultant Rebecca Elder presents at multiple locations an all-day, hands-on workshop on recovering collections from disasters. Registrants will be asked to view recordings from previous webinars on emergency planning before attending…

Texas State Library and Archives Commission LSTA Evaluation – Call for participation

Posting on behalf of Library Development Program Coordinator Erica McCormick. Every five years the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) conducts an evaluation of its implementation of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) Grants to States program in fulfillment of the requirements of the Museums and Libraries Act as implemented by the U.S.…

Free Cataloging Resources and Training

Are you new to the wonderful world of cataloging?  Maybe you haven’t thought about cataloging since library school and your new job requires a memory jog? We have compiled a list of cataloging resources and training opportunities to build your skills. WebJunction WebJunction training is free for Texas library staff. To access WebJunction courses, visit…

Free CE and Training this week – Jan. 3 – 8

Weekly listing sourced primarily from Wyoming State Library Training Calendar with free training online, and free Texas workshops, updated as new events are added. See what’s happening on the CE calendar. Confirm the date and time when you register, or follow links for archive information. Events listed in Central Time. Tuesday, Jan. 4 (3:30-4:30 p.m.)Social Media 102 (Firespring) So you’ve finally…

Free training: Basics of Archives

The Texas Historical Records Advisory Board (THRAB) is pleased to offer an educational opportunity free of charge to individuals working with historical collections and who lack a background or formal training in archives. Through funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC), THRAB has partnered with the American Association of State and Local…

Free CE and Training This Week – Nov. 1-5

Weekly listing sourced primarily from Wyoming State Library Training Calendar with free training online, and free Texas workshops, updated as new events are added. See what’s happening on the CE calendar. Confirm the date and time when you register, or follow links for archive information. Events listed in Central Time Monday, Nov 1 (11:00 – 12:00 p.m.)Organizing 101 (Nonprofit Learning Lab)…

Free CE and training this week Sept. 7-10

Weekly listing sourced primarily from Wyoming State Library Training Calendar with free training online, and free Texas workshops, updated as new events are added. See what’s happening on the CE calendar. Confirm the date and time when you register, or follow links for archive information. Events listed in Central Time Wednesday, Sep 8 (10:00-11:00 am) NCompass Live: Manga and Graphic Novels…

Free CE and training this week – Aug 30 – Sept 3

Weekly listing sourced primarily from Wyoming State Library Training Calendar with free training online, and free Texas workshops, updated as new events are added. See what’s happening on the CE calendar. Confirm the date and time when you register, or follow links for archive information. Events listed in Central Time Monday, Aug 30 (3:00-3:30 pm) Using ProQuest TexShare Resources for Homeschooling…