TDL Conference Websites

The Texas Digital Library hosts Open Conference Systems software, which provides a web presence and online conference management tools for academic conferences, for faculty and staff at its member institutions.

Listed below are the conference websites hosted by the TDL.

RCN CE3SAR Conferences

Research coordination network – Climate, Energy, Environment and Engagement in Semiarid Regions (RCN CE3SAR) is a federally-funded partnership of researchers advancing understanding of science, engineering and education for sustainability (SEES) in South Texas. The conference is an effective method of scholarly communication among RCN CE3SAR partners.

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Texas Conference on Digital Libraries

The Texas Conference on Digital Libraries (TCDL) covers topics relevant to the creation, promotion, and preservation of research, scholarship, and cultural heritage digital materials. TCDL is hosted by the Texas Digital Library.

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TxETDA Annual Conference

The Texas ETD Association annual conference aims to provide helpful and practical information to advance the knowledge of ETD professionals, as well as to provide opportunities for networking with graduate school and library colleagues.

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US ETD Association

The US ETD Association hosts relevant, practice-oriented conferences to support ETD professionals, advance ETD operations, and encourage the formation of state-wide ETD associations in the United States.

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Past Conferences

ATTW 2011

  • 14th annual conference of the Association of Teachers of Technical Writing. The theme of the conference is “Networks of Technical Communication.” Proposals for individual presentations, posters, and workshops concerning research and pedagogical issues in the field are welcome.

ETD 2010 Conference

  • ETD 2010 is part of a conference series organized by the Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD) and hosted by the University of Texas at Austin Libraries. The conference focuses on ETD implementation, digital library systems, and standards and intellectual property issues. Additionally, it highlights discussions from previous ETD symposia and provides a networking forum for the successful launch and sustenance of ETD programs.

Open Repositories 2011

  • Open Repositories is an annual conference that brings together an international community of stakeholders engaged in the development, management, and application of digital repositories. Through a program of presentations, panels, posters, tutorials and workshops, attendees exchange knowledge, best practices and ideas on strategic, technical, theoretical and practical issues. International user group meetings of open repository technologies (DSpace, EPrints, Fedora) also take place in concert with the main conference.

Pathways Student Research Symposium

  • The 10th Annual Texas A&M University System Pathways Student Research was held at Texas A&M University at Galveston on November 9-10, 2012. The conference featured undergraduate, masters, and doctoral students who presented their research with both poster and oral presentations. Participants included students, administrators, faculty, and staff from Texas A&M University-Commerce, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, Prairie View A&M, West Texas A&M, Tarleton State University, Texas A&M University-International, Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University-Central Texas, Texas A&M University-San Antonio, Texas A&M University-Texarkana, and Texas A&M University at Galveston.

SAIL 2011

  • Annual meeting of SAIL, a regional affiliate of the International Association of Aquatic and Marine Science Libraries and Information Centers (IAMSLIC).


  • SIGDOC focuses on the design of communication as it is taught, practiced, researched, and conceptualized in the fields of user-centered design, technical communication, software engineering, information architecture, and usability. Members of SIGDOC include information designers, user experience researchers, educators, web content developers, usability specialists, computer scientists, and user interface designers.