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TDL Awards Ceremony

Join Texas Digital Library for an online TDL Awards Ceremony with a special presentation of the State of TDL. We have a truly inspiring list of award winners this year and many important updates to share. We hope you to see you there!

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Posted in Events, TCDL, TDL Awards

Free webinar: Re-opening the Library

As the local authorities or institutions in charge of libraries are making decisions for staged reopening, Texas Digital Library has invited libraries that remained open during the COVID-19 pandemic to lead a panel discussion on strategies, techniques, and lessons learned to keep their staff and customers safe. 

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Posted in Events, webinar

Archivist at Home Webinar hosted by TDL and SSA

Texas Digital Library and the Society of Southwest Archivists host a conversation with colleagues in archives and special collections about how they are adapting to working from home.

We ask that attendees review the Archivists At Home document created by the Accessibility &

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Posted in Events, Texas Digital Library

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


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


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