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Texas Woman’s University Libraries and the TDL: Catalyst, Collaborations, and Partnerships

Article by Amanda Zerangue with editing by Sandy Cochran

Texas Woman’s University (TWU) Libraries’ membership in the Texas Digital Library (TDL)
has been a catalyst for reinvigorated scholarly communication efforts at TWU.

Our initial plan as a new TDL member institution was comprised of transitioning our institutional repository,

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Posted in Texas Digital Library

Save the Date! SCSFUG Meeting August 23-24

The summer meeting of the South Central States Fedora Users Group (SCSFUG) will be held August 23 – 24, 2017 at the Medical Sciences Library at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. More details and an agenda are coming soon.

Join the SCSFUG Google Group for updates about the meeting,

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Posted in Events, Fedora, Groups, News

2017 TCDL Proceedings are Now Available

Proceedings of the 2017 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries (TCDL) are now available in the TDL DSpace repository. This includes presentation slides, posters, and optional papers.

Thank you to everyone that attended and participated in this year’s TCDL!

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Posted in News, TCDL, Texas Digital Library

TDL DSpace Education Working Group Training Needs Survey: Final Report now available

The TDL DSpace Education Working Group has released their Training Needs Survey: Final Report. The TDL DSpace Education Working Group convened in Spring 2016 with the objective of assessing, updating, and standardizing DSpace training offered to member institutions by TDL. In order to understand the type of training that repository managers need,

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Posted in Groups, News, training

Texas Digital Library Joins Chronopolis Digital Preservation Network

AUSTIN, TX: The Texas Digital Library (TDL), along with the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin, has joined the Chronopolis digital preservation network, becoming the first new node since the network’s inception in 2008. Other nodes in the TRAC-certified digital preservation network,

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Posted in Chronopolis, digital preservation, News

Registration is Open for Fedora Camp

You are invited to join experienced trainers and Fedora gurus at Fedora Camp, co-hosted by University of Texas Libraries and the Texas Digital Library, to be held October 16 – 18 at the Perry-Castaneda Library in Austin, Texas.

Fedora is the robust, modular,

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Posted in Events, Fedora, News

The March/April TDL Update Newsletter is Now Available

The TDL Update Newsletter is published six times throughout the year. The March/April issue of the TDL Update Newsletter features the Map Scanning Project at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, a Featured Member Profile of Sean Buckner, Digital Preservation Librarian at Texas A&M University, community updates and information on upcoming conferences and events.

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Posted in News, newsletter

Welcoming Clark Kim, new Senior Systems Administrator

Photo of Clark KimWe are pleased to announce that Clark Kim joined the Texas Digital Library (TDL) team on April 5 as our new Senior Systems Administrator. Clark has over 14 years of hands on IT systems operation experience, a BS in Computer Science Engineering from Jeonju University, and a MS in Computer Science from Yonsei University.

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Posted in News

Early-bird Registration for TCDL ends April 14

Early-bird registration for the 2017 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries (TCDL) ends April 14. If you have not yet registered, now is the time!

The 2017 TCDL will be held May 23 – 25 at the Commons Learning Center on the J.J.

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Posted in News, TCDL

TDL is hiring for a Communications Specialist

The Texas Digital Library (TDL) has an opening for the position of Communications Specialist. 

The TDL seeks a full-time Communications Specialist to promote the Texas Digital Library membership, services, and programs through planning and execution of dynamic and effective marketing and communications strategies. This position will work with other outreach staff to facilitate growth of the TDL membership,

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Posted in Jobs, News