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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

Map Scanning at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi


Originally published March 7, 2017 on the Spacial {Query} Lab blog.

One of the most historically significant collections of surveying maps and records in the state of Texas will soon be available online thanks to grants from the Ed Rachal Foundation and a partnership between the Mary and Jeff Bell Library Special Collections and Archives Department,

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Posted in Member Story

Congratulations to the 2017 TDL Award Winners!

Excellence in Digital Libraries Award

  • Vireo 4 Rewrite Development Team, Texas A&M University Libraries

Leadership in Digital Libraries Award

  • Mark Phillips, University of North Texas Libraries

TDL Service Award

  • Stephanie Larrison,

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Posted in News, TDL Awards

Recordings of TDL webinar series now available: “Laying the Foundation for Research Data Services”

Session 1. Getting Started with the Texas Data Repository and Data Competencies

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Session 2. Teaching Data: Developing Data Instruction Using a Multi-Level Competency Model

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Session 3. Learning By Example: Connecting Data Competencies with the Texas Data Repository

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Visit the webinar site for more information: 

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Posted in Data Management, News, Texas Data Repository

Building the Data Environment at the University of Texas at Austin Libraries

photo of Jessica Trelogan

Originally posted January 27, 2017 in Tex Libris, Office of the Director, University of Texas Libraries.

Jessica Trelogan was brought in last year to fill the new position of Data Management Coordinator in order to build, maintain and enhance the data services deployed by the Libraries.

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Posted in Member Story, News, Texas Data Repository

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