Our library received the highest score of all the libraries applying for the grant. What impressed Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLA) the most about our plan?
-They liked that we are choosing the specific eBooks that best support the mission of the College, rather than buying a preconfigured vendor package as most libraries are; we are using data from our Distance Ed classes which have a greater need for eBooks, as well as our own circulation statistics to determine what the best subjects to cover are with these eBooks.
-They like that we are embedding the new eBooks into our very popular LibGuides to provide easy access to our students and promote usage.
-They liked our eBook usage statistics: total eBook use at COM Library rose 137% since 2008.
As these new eBooks become available, we will be sending you more details and how to access them.