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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

SLD is launching a Newsletter!

The Special News

SLD Newsletter - Introductory Issue

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SLD Operating Procedures
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Between the Lines: December Member Spotlight

Between the Lines: Member Spotlight

Lisa Hernandez, Alternative High School Librarian, Pharr-San Juan-Alamo (PSJA) Elvis J. Ballew College, Career & Technology Academy What inspired you to become a librarian? My husband Smiley inspired me to become a school librarian. During my four years as a teacher, Smiley and I started our family. After having two children (ages sixteen months and […]

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2020 Texas Topaz Reading List Announced

TLA News, TLA Reading Lists

The world of nonfiction is our world. Unlike fictional books which may transport us to imagined realms or take us far into the future, nonfiction books seek to bring clarity and share knowledge about the world we live in – its past, its present, its people and the struggles and triumphs they experience. In nonfiction, […]

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