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OTN Summer Institute 2020

Apply to become an OER Ambassador and attend OTNSI 2020

The members-only OTN Summer Institutes are opportunities for open education leaders to collaboratively develop open education strategies and build a community of practice. The OTNSI is a chance for TDL members to learn,

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Posted in Events, Open Educational Resources


OTN Regional Workshops

The OTN’s train-the-trainer workshops increase participants’ familiarity with issues around open textbook adoption, strengthen presentation capacity for future open textbook workshops, and enhance open textbook program development. 

Texas Digital Library will host train-the-trainer workshops to prepare members to implement OTN’s OER faculty incentive programs on their campuses.

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Posted in Events, Open Educational Resources


Web Archiving Texas

Web Archiving Texas is an opportunity to build a community around web archiving in Texas, bringing people together to share skills and resources, and to amplify our work that impacts the national and international web archiving community. Join Texas Digital Library at Baylor University in Waco,

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Posted in digital preservation, Events


TDL is Hitting the Road

Plans are underway to make site visits to each of our regular member institutions in spring and summer of 2019.

These in-person visits — which we endeavor to carry out every few years — are invaluable for staff at TDL as we think about service improvements and additions and strive to make sure that we’re meeting member needs where we can.

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Posted in Events, Member Story, News


Connecting Archivematica Users in Texas

by Courtney Mumma, TDL Deputy Director

The Texas Digital Library and University of Houston partnered to host the first Texas Archivematica Camp in Houston this November. As stated on the wiki for the camp, “inspired by similar events like Hydra Camp,

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Posted in digital preservation, Events, Texas Archivematica Users Group


Texas Data Repository Webinars

Texas Digital Library and the Texas Data Repository Steering Committee present a webinar series showcasing topics in research data management and hosted by research data experts in academic libraries throughout North America.

All the webinars in this series are free and open to anyone who is interested. 

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Posted in Data Management, Events, Texas Data Repository


Texas OER Summit for Academic Libraries

Texas OER Summit

Summit Re-cap | Ways to Engage | Summit Details


SUMMIT RE-CAP

In November 2018, Texas Digital Library and the Texas State Library and Archives Commission helped organize a Texas Statewide OER Summit,

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Posted in Events, Open Educational Resources


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


Sign Up: Vireo Community Sprints Start October 1st

The Vireo User Group (VUG) and the Texas Digital Library (TDL) are proud to announce the first Vireo Community Sprint.

Sign up at https://goo.gl/forms/LwEyrLP9O2HrrSqo1

This fall, starting with a 2-week sprint from October 1-12, and continuing periodically with further sprints through the fall and spring,

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Posted in Events, TDL development, Vireo, Vireo Users Group


Re-launch of Texas Digital Library DSpace User Group

We are excited to announce the re-launch of our DSpace User Group, chaired by Ed Warga, Digital Collections Librarian at TDL member library, Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi.

Our first meeting (virtual) will be on August 15, 2018 from 2-3pm CST. A sign up form is below.

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Posted in DSpace, Events, Institutional Repositories, News


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