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TLA 2021 Upstart Award and Branding Iron Award Winners Announced

TLA Annual Conference, TLA News

Congratulations to the winners of this year’s Upstart Awards and Branding Iron Awards for your excellent work! Demco Upstart Innovative Programming Award: Cozby Library & Community Commons The Texas Library Association is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2021 Demco/Upstart Innovative Programming Award in the public libraries category is Cozby Library and Community […]

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TLA 2021 Award Winners Announced

TLA Annual Conference, TLA News

Congratulations to all of the 2021 TLA Award winners! We are grateful for your service and hard work, especially during this tumultuous and difficult year. Lifetime Achievement Award: Sharon Amastae Sharon Amastae, retired librarian, library advocate and former president of the Texas Library Association, was awarded the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award from TLA. Amastae served […]

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Between the Lines: April Member Spotlight

Between the Lines: Member Spotlight, TLA News

Travis Ford Holder Research & Instruction Librarian Texas Medical Center Library, Houston What inspired you to become a librarian? When I studied art history, I went to a school where the library did not allow students to take items out of the building. The collection included architectural blueprints and artist editions that were irreplaceable.  At […]

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Texas Library Association Elects 2021-2022 Executive Board

TLA Membership, TLA News

Congratulations to the winners of our recent election and thank you to all of the candidates. The Texas Library Association is delighted to announce the new members of our executive board. TLA’s new executive board members, including incoming President Dan Burgard, University Librarian and Vice Provost for Scholarly Information Management at the University of North […]

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Texas Library Journal

In this Issue:
  •  How Libraries Provided Shelter During Winter Storm Uri
  •  Harris County Public Library 100th anniversary virtual celebrations
  •  Telehealth in Libraries: A Case Study
  •  What's Next for Public Libraries in a Post-Vaccine World
  •  TLA 2021 Exhibits Directory
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TLA Cast Newsletter

TLACast, an e-newsletter published six to eight times a year, shares the latest news and information from the Texas Library Association.

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TexLine Legislative Issues Newsletter

Texline provides updates and information on TLA advocacy, state library-related policy, and legislative action.

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TLA Weekly Brief

TLA Weekly Brief is a collection of the latest industry news which is emailed to TLA members every Tuesday.

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