The Scholarly Electronic Journals training course originally planned for February 23 has been rescheduled for Thursday, March 11, 2010. The course had been postponed due to inclement weather in the Waco area.
The TDL is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 4th annual Texas Conference on Digital Libraries, to be held May 17-18, 2010, in Austin, Texas.
JISC has released the Digital Repositories InfoKit, a resource for planning and managing digital repositories.
Through their digital collections, Texas Digital Library member Baylor University and its Baylor Electronic Library are preserving rare and fragile cultural materials, while at the same time making them more widely available to scholars, researchers, and the public.
Dr. Leslie Carr and Dr. Reagan Moore will deliver the keynote addresses at the 2010 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries. TCDL 2010 takes place May 17-18 in Austin, Texas.
Because of a forecast for inclement weather in the Waco area, the Texas Digital Library will not hold training courses at Baylor University on February 23 as planned. An announcement regarding makeup sessions for the classes will be forthcoming.
On Tuesday, February 16, The Texas Digital Library development team held a demonstration of the Vireo 1.0.1 release at TDL headquarters at UT Austin. Lab instances of the new version will be available for testing by TDL member institutions beginning February 17.
The University of Texas at Austin Digital Repository has been ranked #50 in the Ranking Web of World Repositories’ list of the top 400 institutional repositories in the world.
The Chronicle of Higher Education offers an article about John Willinsky, education professor at Stanford and leader of the Public Knowledge Project, the outfit behind Open Journal Systems (OJS) software. The Texas Digital Library hosts Open Journal Systems for members wishing to create and publish online, open-access scholarly journals.