Monthly Archives: March 2010

April and May training sessions offer advanced instruction on DSpace

Intermediate and advanced users of DSpace have two upcoming opportunities to learn more about customizing and administering DSpace repositories at their institutions.

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Presentations available from iPRES 2009

The proceedings and presentations from the Sixth Annual Conference on Preservation of Digital Objects (iPRES 2009) are now available online on the California Digital Library’s eScholarship site.

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TCDL 2010: Extended deadline for proposal submissions

The deadline for submission of abstracts and proposals for the 2010 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries has been extended to Monday, April 5, 2010.

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March 2010 issue of TDL Update newsletter now available

Check out the latest issue of TDL Update, the newsletter of the Texas Digital Library, to discover the latest news and learn how TDL is working with its members to advance scholarly communication.

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Academic blogging: escaping the ivory tower

The UC Berkeley alumni magazine California has published an article on academic blogging, with tales of some of the more well-known bloggers of the genre like Brad DeLong, John Holbo, and Dan Drezner.

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Vireo Users Group Meeting set for May 19

The Texas Digital Library is offering existing and potential users of its Vireo ETD management system an opportunity to gather and discuss the software, as well as other issues surrounding ETD management, at a Vireo Users Group Meeting to be held on the UT Austin campus on Wednesday, May 19, 2010.

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Journal of Digital Information releases new issue

The Journal of Digital Information (JoDI), a journal hosted by the TDL Electronic Press, has released a new special issue on Open Repositories 2009.

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Defining “open”

open bookThe library and academic worlds are teeming with various species of openness: open access, open source, open educational resources, and the list goes on. Understanding all these concepts — both how they’re distinct and how they’re related — can be a daunting task.

At her Book of Tragool blog,

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UNT Digital Projects Unit creates the UNT Digital Library

The Digital Projects Unit at TDL member institution the University of North Texas has released the UNT Digital Library, a centralized repository for digital collections held throughout the university’s schools, colleges, departments, and libraries.

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