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Advancing the interests of independent and state supported college and university libraries.

The Texas Council of Academic Libraries (TCAL) exists to advance the interests of independent and state supported college and university libraries in Texas, and to promote cooperation, communication and resource sharing among its members.

TCAL hosts an Annual Conference each fall, usually in Austin. The Texas Library Association provides administrative and management support to the organization.

 

The TCAL membership year is January 1 – December 31.

TCAL annual dues are $100 per member.

2023 dues will open in December. TCAL membership voted to change membership structure to individual rather than organizational in order to facilitate business operations in the new TLA association management system.

Divisions

Texas Council of State University Libraries (TCSUL): advancing the interests of state supported university libraries in Texas. Membership consists of the head librarians of state supported universities and head librarians of separately operated special libraries affiliated with state supported universities.

Texas Council of Community/Junior College Libraries (TCCJCL): advancing the interests of state supported community/junior college libraries in Texas. Membership includes the head librarian/director/dean of state supported community/junior colleges.

Texas Independent College and University Libraries (TICUL): advancing the interests of the independent college and university libraries and to promote cooperation, communication and resource sharing among its members. Membership includes the head librarian/director/dean of Texas independent college and university libraries.

Officers

Karen Locher, UH-Victoria, Chair
Cynthia Rodriguez, Laredo College, Chair-Elect
David Baca, TAMU – Galveston, Past Chair
Rosanna Ratliff, TAMU College of Dentistry-Baylor Health Sciences Library , Secretary-Treasurer
Elizabeth Norman, Hardin-Simmons University, Member-at-Large TICUL
Rebecca McKay Johnson, UT Tyler, Member-at-Large TSCUL
Vicky Hart, Alamo Colleges, Member-at-Large TCCJCL

TCAL Bylaws 2021
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We thank the sponsors of the TCAL Annual Conference:

Signature Sponsors
Gold Sponsors
Silver Sponsors

 

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