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Promotes special librarianship in Texas and supports librarians working in a variety of settings with materials that are common to traditional libraries as well as specialized materials.

Special Libraries Division (SLD) membership includes a wide variety of information professionals serving in both the public and private sectors working with traditional, non-traditional, and specialized resources. Our members work in private, public, corporate, non-profit, government, archive, and education settings. Some work with small library collections, some with special collections in larger libraries, and some work with collections so diverse or provide information services so unusual the term “library” might not even come to mind. Sound familiar? You just might be a special librarian!

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Officers

Chair: Valerie Prilop, MD Anderson Cancer Center
Chair-elect:
Kelsey Peduzzi, Texas Department of Transportation
Past-chair:
Karen Vargas, Houston Methodist Hospital
Secretary-Treasurer:
Coby Condrey, University of North Texas
Councilor:
Danielle Plumer, Texas State Library
Councilor alternate:
Qwame Nelloms, Spring ISD
Webmaster:
Christy Brightwell, SJSU

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87th Texas Legislature Opens

Advocacy, TLA News

It promises to be a memorable session, as the Legislature grapples with how to meet during a pandemic and tackles redistricting in addition to the budget and other issues. On January 11, the Texas Comptroller released the biennial revenue estimate which sets the amount that can be spent in the new biennial budget, and the […]

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Between the Lines: January Member Spotlight

Between the Lines: Member Spotlight, TLA News

Mary Seaman, Director Bertam Public Library   What inspired you to become a librarian? I became a librarian mainly because I love books, but I became a director because of the community. I realized that I loved being able to share a passion of mine with others. There is something so great about a patron coming […]

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