Blog Archives

Sam Houston State University Digital Resources Department

Photo of the Newton Gresham LibrarySam Houston State University’s Newton Gresham Library is focused on serving its student and faculty patrons through one-to-one outreach, and electronic services. In particular, the Digital Resources department provides access to SHSU’s growing online collections and scholarly communications resources. This team environment is researching and incorporating new services in conjunction with collection development cultivation.

Read more ›

Posted in Member Story, Texas Digital Library


University Libraries and TTU Press Launch Interdisciplinary Online Journal

Texas Tech University LibrariesThe open-access journal, titled “Archivation Exploration,” will focus on rotating themes as well as the happenings of each year’s Sowell Collection Conference.

Texas Tech University Libraries and Texas Tech Press recently launched the inaugural issue of the online journal “Archivation Exploration,”

Read more ›

Posted in Member Story


Texas State University, Alkek Library

Technology, Research and Growth

Photo of the Alkek Library

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,

Read more ›

Posted in Member Story


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 honorees were invited to select a book that has offered inspiration or encouragement in their professional journey.

Read more ›

Posted in Member Story


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 repository.

Read more ›

Posted in Member Story


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.

Posted in Member Story, Texas Digital Library


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.

Posted in Institutional Repositories, Member Story
Tags: , , ,

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.

Posted in Member Story
Tags: , , ,

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.

Read more ›

Posted in Member Story, TDL Electronic Journals
Tags: , , ,

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.

Posted in Member Story
Tags: , ,

Categories