News and Announcements | Brochures and Promotional Materials | Conference Presentations | TDL Forum Presentations | Data Management Resources | Planning and Governance | Technical and User Documentation | Training Presentations and Videos
News and Announcements
Brochures and Promotional Materials
- About the Texas Digital Library (PDF; November 2013) – A one-page description of the Texas Digital Library, including information about mission, services, partnerships, and consortial working groups.
- TDL Informational Presentation (PPT; November 2013) -Presentation slides providing an overview of the Texas Digital Library: its mission, history, services, organization, and future directions.
- Faculty Brochure (413.79 kB; 01-2011)
- Introduction to Vireo presentation (1.61 MB; 01-2011)
- Mythbusters: Debunking misconceptions, half truths, and outright lies about OA Scholarly Publishing (PPT, October 2014) A recording of this presentation is available here.
- Corralling the Independent Spirit of Texas Libraries: Re-envisioning a Collaborative Statewide Digital Library (PDF: Mira Greene, Laura Hammons, Debra Hanken Kurtz, Billie Peterson-Lugo, Sarah Potvin, Dana Rooks, Amy Rushing; Panel presentation at DLF Forum 2013; November 2013)
- Open Access Publishing Services with the Texas Digital Library (PDF; Debra Hanken Kurtz, Kristi Park; Presentation for OA Week 2013 at UT Austin; October 2013)
- Texas Council of Academic Libraries Annual Meeting (PDF; Debra Hanken Kurtz; October 2013)
- The Future of Digital Libraries in Texas (Debra Hanken Kurtz, June 18, 2013)
- Fair Use and Digitization Projects (Seminar Presentation by Georgia Harper, Scholarly Communications Adviser at UT Libraries; December 13, 2012)
- Vireo ETD Submission and Management System: An Update (Poster Presentation; Texas ETD Association Conference; February 23, 2012)
TDL Forum Presentations
The TDL Forum is a monthly conference call in which members can hear a brief presentation about the activities of the TDL staff and participate in a question-and-answer period.
Links to TDL Forum presentations can be found here.
Data Management Resources
Planning and Governance Documents
Technical and User Documentation
- TDL Business Continuity Plan (2015)
- TDL System Acquisition Survey (2015)
- TDL Data Security Policy (2015)
- DSpace Batch Import Format (85.8 KB; 04-2009)
- Shibboleth Federation Attributes (125.36 KB; 04-2009)
Working Group Reports and Documentation
- Dictionary of Texas Digital Library Descriptive Metadata for Electronic Theses and Dissertations, v. 2 (September 2015)
- Previous versions: TDL Descriptive Metadata Guidelines for Electronic Theses and Dissertations v.1 (290.09 KB; 04-2009) and TDL MODS Application Profile for Electronic Theses and Dissertations (290.09 KB; 04-2009)
TDL Faculty Communication Services
Training Presentations and Videos
- DSpace 4: TDL Upgrades and New Features (webinar slides; 9-30-2014; PPT)
- Introduction to DSpace (training slides; 9-4-2014; PPT)
- Vireo Video Tutorials (YouTube)
- Vireo Training (PDF; November 2009;)
- Vireo Deployment Checklist (PDF; November 2013)
Open Journal Systems
- TDL Electronic Journals: Creating an Online Scholarly Journal Using OJS (PPT; March 2014)