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July 12, 2019

Amigos Library Services. Amigos Library Services partners with TSLAC to Provide SimplyE to smaller public libraries. Amigos Library Services announced a partnership with the Texas State Library and Archives Commission on the E-Read Texas program to bring electronic book (e-book) access to Texans served by small community libraries. This is part of a multi-phased statewide project to enhance public library e-book collections. [Full Announcement].

August 5, 2013

Amigos Library Services. Amigos receives TSLAC grant to fund e-book project. Amigos Library Services received a Library Cooperation Grant from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. The grant will help fund a project to develop a new e-book distribution platform. The planned service will provide e-books for library patrons, searchable through an Amigos search interface or a local library catalog. Amigos will create the platform and negotiate directly with publishers to obtain content. The grant funds will be provided from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services to TSLAC under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act and will aid in underwriting the projectís costs. Prior to receipt of the TSLAC grant, Amigos had begun an e-book distribution platform project using resources provided by North Texas Library Partners. [Full Announcement].