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TAMU Map & GIS Library to receive Esri award

The Map & GIS Library at the Texas A&M University Libraries – an Amigos member – was selected by Esri, the preeminent GIS (geographic information system) software producer, to receive its Special Achievement in GIS Award, which recognizes outstanding contributions in GIS to the global community.

Here’s a question received by Ask Amigos, our service free to Amigos members that provides advice, referral, and resources delivered by phone and e-mail

Question: I am in the process of joining a library e-book consortium, and I am in definite need of an e-book lending policy. What are some of the things I need to make sure are in the policy, and is it possible to see some examples?

Arkansas and Missouri Members: we need you! Amigos Fellowship and Opportunity Award Selection Committee seeking volunteers

The Amigos Board of Directors is soliciting volunteers to fill two vacancies on the 2015 Amigos Fellowship and Opportunity Award Selection Committee. Committee membership is equally represented geographically, so appointments for 2015 will come from Arkansas and Missouri.