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Member Story: UT Southwestern Medical Center Library moves ETDs to DSpace

Using TDL services, member institution UT Southwestern Medical Center Library is upgrading its electronic thesis and dissertation (ETD) program to streamline submission and management and make theses and dissertations more visible to the worldwide scholarly community.

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Member Story: Texas A&M Libraries chronicles African-American farm life in DSpace collection

TDL founding member Texas A&M Libraries has published an exciting set of images in its institutional repository dealing with African-American farming life in Texas during the middle of the last century.

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NSF releases guidelines for data management

The National Science Foundation has released its new Data Management Policy for researchers preparing grant proposals.

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Can you have a successful institutional repository without a mandate?

The UK’s Open University argues, in a poster presented at Open Repositories 2010, that a successful institutional repository can be built through active advocacy and management — without a mandate.

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Digital repositories in the Chronicle of Higher Ed

The Chronicle of Higher Education provides an update on the state of institutional repositories in US higher education in the article “Digital Repositories Foment a Quiet Revolution in Scholarship.”

The article chronicles some of the disappointments of IRs, but also highlights some successes —

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New DuraSpace blog tackles preservation issues

DuraSpaceFor those interested in issues of preservation, the DuraSpace Preservation and Archive Solution Community is offering a new resource, in the form of a blog,  that is intended to foster the “open exchange of ideas and initiatives around preservation & archiving solutions.”

The effort is part of the DuraSpace “

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Member Story: UH Digital Library

Be sure to read our newest “Member Story,” discussing the work of Michele Reilly and team to create the University of Houston Digital Library.

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April and May training sessions offer advanced instruction on DSpace

Intermediate and advanced users of DSpace have two upcoming opportunities to learn more about customizing and administering DSpace repositories at their institutions.

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UNT Digital Projects Unit creates the UNT Digital Library

The Digital Projects Unit at TDL member institution the University of North Texas has released the UNT Digital Library, a centralized repository for digital collections held throughout the university’s schools, colleges, departments, and libraries.

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TDL and the Texas Water Digital Library

The Texas Digital Library (TDL) and its partners have begun the process of developing a new collaborative resource for sharing water data across the state of Texas. That resource, the Texas Water Digital Library, will federate water research from across the state in a TDL-hosted DSpace repository. The repository will create a single place for researchers to search for water data from every region of the state.

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