Resources

21st Century Library—This blog offers a collaborative forum for the library community, and anyone else interested in the subject of creating 21st Century libraries and librarians.

 


ala-logoAmerican Library Association (ALA)—ALA provides association information, news, events, and advocacy resources for members, librarians, and library users.

 


arsl-logoARSL—Association of Rural and Small Libraries, national org

 


better-logoBetter World Books—Collection and sales of books online to donate books and fund literacy initiatives worldwide.

 


ctls-logoCTLS is a membership organization to assist libraries in the daily challenges of running a library

 


edge-logoEDGE Initiative—The Edge Initiative represents the first-ever set of benchmarks for public access technology in public libraries.

 


fc-logoFoundation Center—See this page for more information about the services of the Foundation Center.

 


geek-logoGeektheLibrary.org  & Debunk the Myths about Library funding—Spreading awareness about the value of libraries and the critical funding issues they face.

 


grant-logoGrant Station—Tools for building grant programs.

 


harwood-logo2The Harwood InstituteTurning outward makes the community and the people the reference point for getting things done.

 


guidestar-logoGuidestarGet IRS data, plus more up-to-date information from nonprofits for free.

 


imls-logoIMLS—Institute of Museum and Library Services, the federal agency tasked with overseeing and supporting museums and libraries through research, policy development and grantmaking

 


impact-logoIMPACT Survey from University of Washington iSchool—The ways U.S. library patrons use computers and the Internet at public libraries, why they use it, and how it impacts their lives.

 


phil-loogPhilanthropy Southwest—Philanthropy Southwest actively promotes opportunities to exchange ideas, build relationships and advance philanthropic excellence.

 


techsoup-logoTechSoup & TechSoup for Libraries—A resource for nonprofits and libraries.

 


tbf-logoTexas Book Festival—The Texas Book Festival celebrates authors and their contributions to the culture of literacy, ideas, and imagination.

 


tlxa-logoTLA—Professional association of Texas librarians

 


TSLAC—Texas State Library and Archives Commission