TDL announces keynote speakers for TCDL 2010

The Texas Digital Library (TDL) is excited to announce its keynote speakers for the upcoming Texas Conference on Digital Libraries: Dr. Leslie Carr, of the School of Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton, and Dr. Reagan Moore, from the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Dr. Leslie Carr, the TCDL 2010 opening keynote speaker, is a senior lecturer in the Intelligence, Agents, Multimedia Group (IAM) in the School of Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) at the University of Southampton. He is also the technical director of the EPrints Repository software team and the manager of the ECS repository. Dr. Carr writes about repositories and repository management on the blog RepositoryMan.

Dr. Reagan Moore, Professor in the University of North Carolina School of Information and Library Science, will offer the closing address for TCDL 2010. Dr. Moore coordinates research efforts in development of policy-based data management systems that are used to support data grids, digital libraries, processing pipelines and persistent archives.  He is the principal investigator for the development of the integrated Rule Oriented Data System (iRODS), a technology in use by the Texas Digital Library as it develops a geographically-distributed Preservation Network for its members’ digital assets.

About TCDL 2010

TCDL 2010 will take place May 17-18 at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center on the UT Austin campus. In its fourth year, TCDL provides a forum for TDL members and others to explore issues related to digital libraries and digital scholarship.

The TCDL 2010 conference theme is Collaboration, and the conference program will be packed with experts speaking on issues of partnership and cooperation in the service of advancing scholarly communication. Along with its two distinguished keynote speakers, TCDL 2010 will feature presentations, panels, and workshops highlighting cooperative work being done around the state on digital libraries and digital scholarship.

For more information about TCDL 2010, please visit the conference website or follow the conference on Twitter (Username: TCDL2010).

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