TDL travels to WebWise 2010

Institute of Museum and Library Services logoWhen WebWise 2010 convened in Denver March 3-5, Texas Digital Library co-director Mark McFarland was in attendance.

McFarland traveled to the conference, held at the Colorado Convention Center, to showcase Vireo, the TDL’s submission and management system for electronic theses and dissertations. He discussed the system at a project demonstration session on Thursday, March 4.

The WebWise Conference is an annual event that “brings together representatives of museums, libraries, archives, systems science, education, and other fields interested in the future of high quality online content for inquiry and learning.” It is sponsored by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, which provided the TDL with grant funding for the development of Vireo. (IMLS Grant #: LG-05-07-0095-07)

The theme is of the 2010 WebWise Conference was “Imagining the Digital Future.”

In addition to McFarland, other TDL members and friends attended WebWise 2010, including John Hawthorne of the University of Texas at Brownsville/Texas Southmost College and Michele Reilly of the University of Houston.

For more information about Vireo, view a brief introductory presentation or read about it on the TDL website. You can also learn more about the IMLS grant that funded the development of Vireo and the TDL’s Federated Statewide ETD Repository.

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