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Texas Data Repository: A Year in Review [webinar]

The Texas Data Repository (TDR) is a consortial data repository using the Dataverse platform. In this presentation we discuss ongoing efforts to develop the TDR as a shared service. The presenters include TDR liaisons from participating institutions. We reflect on the past year of using the TDR and speak from diverse perspectives:  the experience of small and large institutions;

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Dataverse Reports for TDR Liaisons Now Available on GitHub

The Texas Digital Library has created bi-weekly reports for our Texas Data Repository (TDR) institutional liaisons. The TDR hosts 11 Texas Institutional Dataverses. Researchers at those institutions use the TDR as a platform for publishing and archiving datasets and other data products created by faculty,

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Free Training Available for Texas Data Repository Users

Texas Digital Library has produced a set of five introductory training videos for users of the Texas Data Repository. The video series can be accessed on YouTube here, and is based on a similar video set created by the Odum Institute.

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Texas Digital Library Advances Texas Research to Global Stage

Texas Digital Library (TDL) has joined the Global Dataverse Community Consortium as a Phase I member. In our role as charter members, Texas Digital Library will assist in governance, planning, and creation of the Consortium’s mission and vision statements.

Formed in 2018,

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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 TDL.org webinar site for more information: 

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TDL Spring Webinar Series: Laying the Foundation for Research Data Services

The Texas Digital Library (TDL) community is invited to attend a new 3-part webinar series, Laying the Foundation for Research Data Services. This series addresses a need identified at the TDL Fall 2016 Data Symposium: to equip librarians with information on how to communicate data services to their campus communities.

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Release of the Texas Digital Library Dataverse Implementation Working Group Final Report

On behalf of the TDL Dataverse Implementation Working Group, we are pleased to announce that the final report is now available. The goal of this working group was to conduct a pilot test, make assessments, and launch a consortial repository for research data archiving and management. The final report describes the process of the working group and the timeline for next steps, 

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Announcing the Texas Data Repository

On behalf of the TDL Dataverse Implementation Working Group, the Texas Digital Library invites you to attend a webinar on October 6th at 10:30am to hear about the launch of the Texas Data Repository, an online platform dedicated to the long-term access and management of research data from TDL member institutions.

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TDL Data Management Working Group Report released

The TDL Data Management Working Group was formed to recommend consortial infrastructure and services to help TDL members meet the emerging federal mandates for public access to research and to improve access and reuse of research data.

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Workshop Opportunity: Towards Breaking the Big Data Iceberg

Learn more about this opportunity, offered by experts at the Texas Advanced Computing Center, to learn more about high-performance computing resources for management of large datasets.

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