Helping Patrons Find Legal Information

legalinformationpodcast Podcast – Helping Patrons with Legal Resources – Mike Martinez,  Head of Student Services at the St. Mary’s School of Law Library in San Antonio, recently conducted a training event at Texas Wesleyan Law School.  In this podcast he shares advice for librarians with patrons seeking legal information. He suggests print and online resources that can be helpful, and offers guidance as to how to direct patrons that need more than your library can provide.

Monthly column:

detail-report Executive Director’s Column –    In his August column, NTLP Executive Director, Adam Wright, highlights the future of regional library development and collaboration in North Texas.  Adam’s column also has details about NTLP’s recent activities, upcoming events, and news about how the FY2012-13 budget will affect libraries.   All of Adam’s past columns are available at the Executive Director’s Page on NTRLS.org. Be sure to subscribe to Adam’s blog, Notes of a Binge Thinker.  

Spotlight on Programs and Services

ROI Calculators – Calculate the value of your library to an invidual library user or to the community.  Plus, calculate the value of NTLP’s services to your library!

Homebound Project – NTLP is helping libraries serve homebound populations.  See our blog!

Assist job seekers in your library with resources from TWDL

Accessibility –  Libraries can servce more members of the community by improving accessibility.

North Texas Resource Guide – a directory of federal, state, and regional assistance organizations to help you help your patrons