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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


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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Posted in Data Management, News, Texas Data Repository


TCDL 2018 Highlights

The 2018 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries brought together over 170 librarians, archivists, technologists, and information professionals to explore perspectives. All of us at Texas Digital Library found this year’s conference more inspiring and enjoyable than ever. Below are just a few highlights listing the ways #tcdl2018 was great.

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Posted in News, TCDL, Texas Digital Library


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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Posted in digital preservation, News


Texas Digital Library 2017 Annual Report

Celebrate your accomplishments.

Download and share our 2017 Annual Report by clicking here: TDL_AnnualReport_2017

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Posted in News, Texas Digital Library


Update on Vireo 4

On behalf of the Vireo Users’ Group Steering Committee, below is an update on the development and beta release of Vireo 4:

  • One more 2-week development sprint is scheduled for 2 weeks starting October 30. At the end of that sprint we hope to host another public demonstration of Vireo 4,

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Posted in News, Texas Digital Library


Getting Started with DPN

 

By Ashley Adair, Digital Archivist

Below is an article written by Ashley Adair, a Digital Archivist at the University of Texas at Austin Libraries. Ashley writes about her experience navigating UT Libraries’ first deposit for the Digital Preservation Network – the first deposit of any member of the Texas Digital Library consortium.

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Posted in News, Texas Digital Library, Useful resources


Discount for TDL Members: Digital Preservation Management Workshop

Trinity University’s Coates Library and the Texas Digital Library are pleased to announce that we are organizing a 5-day Digital Preservation Management Workshop (DPMW) in the Summer of 2018 in San Antonio, Texas.

Dates: Sunday, July 22, 2018 (5:00 p.m.) – Friday, July 27, 2018 (12:00 p.m.)

Location: Trinity University,

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Posted in News, Texas Digital Library


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