TDL is hiring for a Senior Systems Administrator

The Texas Digital Library (TDL) has an opening for the position of Senior Systems Administrator. 

The TDL seeks a full-time Senior Systems Administrator. This position will work with university libraries across the state to lead the work of architecting and administering systems that are bringing the state’s scholarly materials online and preserving them for future generations. 

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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.

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Take the Digital Collections of Texas Survey

Please tell us about your digital collections!

The Texas Digital Library, in collaboration with the Houston Public Library and the University of North Texas Libraries, is conducting a statewide survey of archives, museums, and libraries to learn more about the breadth and scope of digital collections across Texas.

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Upcoming South Central States Fedora Users Group Meeting

The South Central States Fedora Users Group will be hosting a meeting at the University of Houston on the 11th and 12th of January 2017. The group welcomes anyone currently using Fedora or considering the use of Fedora for management of digital assets as a repository or archive. The Users Group is looking to expand their reach and welcomes anyone,

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Featured Member Profile: Peace Williamson

Each issue of the TDL Update Newsletter features a TDL Member Profile, highlighting the innovative and important work conducted throughout the TDL consortium. This is also a way for us to keep updated on new projects and get to know individual members in the TDL Community.

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Nominations are now open for 2017 TDL Awards

Each year, the Texas Digital Library honors individuals and groups that have made outstanding contributions to the advancement of digital libraries. The TDL Awards Committee is pleased to announce the call for nominations for the 2017 TDL Awards. Nominations will be accepted through January 31, 2017.

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2017 TCDL Call for Proposals

Help to build the program for the 2017 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries!

The 2017 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries will be held May 23 – 25 at the Commons Learning Center on the J.J. Pickle Research Campus in Austin, Texas. The Texas Conference on Digital Libraries (TCDL) is the premiere gathering of digital library and information professionals across Texas and beyond.

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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,”

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Release of the Texas Digital Library Dataverse Implementation Working Group Final Report

On behalf of the TDL Dataverse Implementation Working Group, we are pleased to announce that the final report is now available. The goal of this working group was to conduct a pilot test, make assessments, and launch a consortial repository for research data archiving and management. The final report describes the process of the working group and the timeline for next steps, 

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Announcing the Texas Data Repository

On behalf of the TDL Dataverse Implementation Working Group, the Texas Digital Library invites you to attend a webinar on October 6th at 10:30am to hear about the launch of the Texas Data Repository, an online platform dedicated to the long-term access and management of research data from TDL member institutions.

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