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11 Days and Counting!

Advocacy, TLA Membership

With just 11 days remaining in the 86th Texas Legislative Session, and deadlines looming in the House, it is crunch time for many bills. Saturday, May 18 is the last day for house committees to report senate bills and senate joint resolutions in order for them to have any chance of being placed on a […]

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UNT Student Shares Insight & Lessons Learned from her First TLA Conference

TLA Annual Conference, TLA News

The wonder of TLA was phenomenal and completely changed my perception of possible professional career options. As a distant learning student, I felt that there seemed to be difficulty truly connecting with members of my cohort. I am a school librarian and was under the incorrect notion that I was limited to remaining at the […]

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TALL Texans Class of 2019

TLA News

The Texas Library Association is proud to announce the TALL Texans Leadership Development Institute Class of 2019. These individuals were selected from a pool of dynamic Texas library leaders to study strategic planning, risk-taking, conflict negotiation, persuasion, coaching, ethics, personal career planning, and more. Nationally-known leadership experts Maureen Sullivan and Jack Siggins will lead the […]

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HB 4181: An Assault on the Public’s Right to Know

Advocacy, TLA News

Is the Legislature trying to hide something? Last minute amendments to HB 4181 by Rep. Charlie Geren (R-Fort Worth) would make sweeping changes to how official records of the Texas Legislature are handled and make many more records off-limits to the public. With no public hearing or testimony, HB 4181 was set for a floor […]

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Texas Library Journal

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  • Evidenced Based Practice for School Libraries: A Practical Guide
  • Three Questions to Engage Donors, Stakeholders, and the Community
  • Rural Library Transformation
  • Nothing Passive About Passive Programming
  • TLA 2019 Exhibits Directory

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TASL Lunch & Learn: What Can TASL Do For You?


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