November 2021 @ TDL

Special Events | Recurring Events | Open Meetings | Opportunities | Coming Up

All events are online, in Central Standard Time (CST), and require a Zoom account to register and attend. Click here to create a free Zoom account.


Nov 10 @ 3pm | GIS Day PechaKucha Event
GIS and geospatial data services are popping up in academic libraries and archives all over Texas! Is your institution part of the trend? We want to hear about it! Texas Digital Library’s GIS Interest Group  is hosting a “PechaKucha Event” a week before GIS Day to share experiences, plans, and ideas about how libraries and archives are supporting and promoting GIS activities throughout the state.

Nov 15 @ 2-3pm | TDL Carpentries Expansion Kick-Off
We would like to extend an invitation to interested members of the TDL community to join our Carpentries Working Group. If you are interested in participating in or just learning more about The Carpentries, please attend the next meeting on Monday, November 15th from 2:00-3:00 pm.  Click here to register.

Nov 25 & 26 | TDL closed for Thanksgiving holiday
Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Texas Digital Library!


Nov 10 @ 1pm | TDL Hangouts
Join Texas Digital Library staff and fellow TDL members for a bi-weekly hangout session. No agenda and no registration or RSVP required. Come as you are! Pets and family members are welcome to stop by.
NOTE: The November 24 Hangout is cancelled.
Download recurring calendar invites for the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays.

Nov 17 @ 10:30am | TDL Member Forum
Texas Digital Library invites members to attend the TDL Forum, a monthly meeting in which members can hear a brief presentation about the activities of the TDL staff and participate in a question-and-answer period.
Download a recurring calendar invite here.


DSpace User Group

Nov 30 @ 10am

Texas Digital Library’s DSpace Users Group (DUG) works to create an active community among DSpace users that:

  • facilitates mutual support for DSpace use and repository management;
  • identifies areas of work that could be taken on by member working groups or by TDL staff;
  • connects the TDL DSpace user community to the larger open source DSpace community in North America.

TDL’s DUG meets monthly every fourth Tuesday of the month from 10am – 11am, CST.
Download a recurring calendar invite here

How to join
Any users of DSpace can join the users group, regardless of affiliation with TDL. The group shares updates and information about training and events at our monthly meetings and through the TDL DSpace Users Group Email List. Click here to join.

OJS User Group Meeting

Nov 4 @ 10am

Purpose of the group |  The TDL OJS User Group works to create an active community among TDL’s users of the Open Journal System hosting service in the following ways:

  • By facilitating mutual support among library managers of the OJS hosting service, including the sharing of resources about library publishing policies and good practices
  • By facilitating better communication between TDL staff and libraries using this service
  • By identifying areas of work that could be undertaken by member-led working groups

The OJS User Group meets every first Thursday of the month from 10-11AM CST.

How to Join
TDL’s OJS Users Group is comprised of library liaisons for campus journals and is an exclusive benefit for TDL members only. TDL’s OJS Hosting Service Manager serves as a member of the group. Please contact us at for more information.

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