General News

UNM Releases Campus Tour App

The University of New Mexico Archives, an Amigos member, recently released the UNM Pocket Archivist as an app now available in the Apple iTunes store. The new app is a tour of historic UNM buildings, public art, and the campus arboretum. The project was done in conjunction with the 125th anniversary of UNM in 2014.

Dallas Library Gives Homeless Their Own Podcast

Rashad Dickerson is a college student, a homeless man, a convicted felon and, now, the host of his own podcast devoted to exploring homelessness, produced at the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library in downtown Dallas, where the 26-year-old is a frequent visitor and a liaison between the library and its homeless customers.

Elections Highlight May Board of Directors Meeting

Elections of new officers for 2014-15 highlighted the May 13-14 meetings of the Amigos Library Services Board of Directors. Elected were Carla Stoffle, Tucson, AZ, Chair; Steven Potter, Independence, MO, Vice Chair; Gretchen McCord, Elgin, TX, Secretary; and Craig Stephenson, Ponca City, OK, Treasurer.