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Message to TDL Members Regarding DPN

You have likely seen an announcement this week from the Digital Preservation Network (DPN) announcing its intentions to dissolve the organization.

The Texas Digital Library (TDL) has participated in DPN both as a preservation node within the network, and as a consortial member.

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The Digital Preservation Network (DPN) to Cease Operations

This Joint statement from the nodes was originally posted here https://duraspace.org/the-digital-preservation-network-dpn-to-cease-operations/.

Message to DPN members from the DPN nodes:

Yesterday, the Digital Preservation Network (DPN) announced plans to cease operations. The individual nodes that collectively provided preservation services to DPN seek to reassure the DPN membership as well as the larger academic and digital preservation communities that we remain confident about the future of digital preservation.

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Texas Digital Library Honored for Innovative Digital Preservation

By Lea DeForest, TDL Communication Strategist

October 24, 2018

TDL is honored to receive an Innovation Award for Organizations from the National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA).

NDSA 2018 Innovation Award winners from left to right: Kristi Park,

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Digital Preservation Management Workshop Offers Roadmap to Starting Point

By Lea DeForest, Texas Digital Library Communication Strategist

August 28,  2018

For a digital archivist like Kristen Weischedel, being a perfectionist is an internal struggle. Tasked with developing a digital preservation program for her library was a daunting project for Kristen,

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Posted in Chronopolis, digital preservation, Institutional Repositories, Member Story, Preservation Network


Digital Preservation Update for August 2018


Digital Preservation Management Workshop Highlights

We sat down with TDL members who took advantage of our recent Digital Preservation Management Workshop. Find out what they learned and how DPMW will help their careers and their institutions on our blog.

Monthly Call for Digital Preservation Members

Texas Digital Library will convene all digital preservation members for a monthly call to ask questions and discuss issues.

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Posted in digital preservation, Events


Digital Preservation Update for June 2018


Monthly Call for Digital Preservation Members

Texas Digital Library will convene all digital preservation members for a monthly call to ask questions and discuss issues. Current TDL members who are using our digital preservation services include Angelo State University, Stephen F.

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TDL 2018 Holiday Wish List

In between snacking, sleeping, skiing, or [insert your favorite relaxing holiday fun], help TDL fulfill our wishes during this year’s holiday break.

Further Your Career

TDL will offer lots of professional development next semester. Take advantage of the winter break to further your career with these opportunities:

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Posted in Conferences, digital preservation, Institutional Repositories, News, TCDL, TDL Awards, Texas Data Repository, Vireo


Introducing the Texas Levels of Preservation

By Courtney Mumma, Texas Digital Library Services Manager

Courtney Mumma introduced the Texas Levels of Preservation (TXLoP) at the Digital Library Frontier Forum in Pittsburgh, PA on October 24, 2017. TXLoP applies the NDSA levels of preservation framework at the state level to observe and magnify Texas institutions’

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Posted in digital preservation, News, Texas Digital Library


Call to action: Contribute to the Digital Preservation Declaration of Shared Values

The Texas Digital Library is pleased to join with other digital preservation leaders to release the following announcement and call for community comment. You can access the full Digital Preservation Declaration of Shared values here.

The digital preservation landscape is one of a multitude of choices that vary widely in terms of purpose,

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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


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