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Texas Digital Library to Transform Digital Preservation Possibilities for Sensitive Data 

Thanks to a new IMLS planning grant, the Texas Digital Library (TDL), in collaboration with the University of California, San Diego Library (UCSD), is leading the charge to roadmap the first nationally distributed digital preservation service for sensitive data. 

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Posted in digital preservation, grant funded projects, News, Organizational announcement


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


TDL 2017-18 Annual Report

THINKING GLOBALLY | ACTING REGIONALLY | BENEFITTING LOCALLY

Celebrate the work of academic libraries across Texas. Download our 2017-2018 Annual Report.

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Posted in News, Open Access, Organizational announcement, TDL Member news


TDL’s Hygge Holiday Wishlist for 2018

Texas Digital Library’s holiday wishlist is all about YOU! Grab a cocoa, channel your holiday hygge, and check out all of the ways you can help TDL fulfill our holiday wishes.Texas Digital Library 2018 Holiday Wishlist

Grow Your Career

TDL will offer lots of professional development next year.

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Posted in News


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


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