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Texas State University, Alkek Library

Technology, Research and Growth Texas State University, Alkek Library is focused on technology, research and growth. As a recently designated, Carnegie class higher research university, Alkek library is currently proactively expanding technology capacity, online digital research possibilities and learning commons infrastructures. In terms of physical technologies, Alkek is in the

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Member Story: UH Libraries’ New Digital Exhibit: Tenure and Promotion Recognition Program

The University of Houston (UH) celebrated the accomplishments of tenured and promoted faculty and librarians at a reception held this spring. The UH Tenure and Promotion Recognition Program was created to honor faculty and librarians who have recently achieved tenure or have been promoted. In the program’s inaugural year, 2015

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UNT Libraries TRAC Self-Audit

The UNT Libraries’ Digital Collections recently completed a self-audit of their digital repository policies, documentation, and infrastructure in accordance with the Trustworthy Repositories Audit & Certification: Criteria and Checklist (TRAC). The goal of this audit was to formalize processes and create documentation necessary for the operation of a trusted digital

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Member Story: TDL supports NSF-funded effort on sustainability research

Researchers and librarians at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi are leading an ambitious effort – with NSF funding and technology support from the Texas Digital Library — to form an interdisciplinary network of researchers focused on sustainability and the environment in the South Texas Region.

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Member Story: History of Medical Collections in the UTMB Institutional Repository

he Moody Medical Library at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB) has added four medical history collections from the Truman G. Blocker Jr. History of Medicine Collections to its Texas Digital Library (TDL) repository.

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Member Story: Texas A&M Libraries promotes Open Access to research

Texas A&M University Libraries, a founding member of the TDL, held a number of activities during Open Access Week 2011 designed to raise awareness about the benefits of free and immediate access to research.

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Member Story: CEA journal finds home with TDL

Looking for a way to enhance the visibility and professionalism of one of its journals, the College English Association (CEA) found a partner in the Texas Digital Library. The CEA, a nationwide professional organization for teachers of college English, has published The CEA Forum since the 1970s. (The CEA itself

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Member Story: UH Libraries’ internship program offers valuable digital library experience

The University of Houston Libraries is working to prepare librarians for the digital future through a Digital Library Internship that offers hands on experience with the technologies needed in digital library work.

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Member Story: UT Southwestern Medical Center launches “Dallas Medical Images: 1890-1975”

In March, TDL member UT Southwestern Medical Center Library launched a digital photo repository that, for the first time, makes available online hundreds of photos documenting the history of medicine in Dallas.

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Member Story: Texas A&M, TDL provide data management support for researchers

A report from Texas A&M Libraries on efforts to support grant-seeking faculty in meeting new NSF requirements to develop data management plans.

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