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Getting Digital POWRR

By: Ima Oduok, Digital Librarian

What is Digital POWRR anyway?

This was a question posed by a member of the TDL Digital Preservation Interest Group (DPIG). In a group which has expressed interest in more training opportunities, this question presented a great opportunity to share my experience of a grant-funded workshop tailored around the experiences,

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Carpentries Membership Expands Data Science Training for TDL Members

By Courtney Mumma, Deputy Director, Texas Digital Library

Texas Digital Library’s Carpentries Pilot has been a massive success. Our goal, by providing Carpentries training, was to increase capacity at our libraries to serve the research needs of their campus, and we are greatly exceeding that goal with thanks to our members who have led this initiative at every turn.

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Posted in Data Management, training

Open Education Network Workshops

Discover ways to equip your campus with tools, techniques, and strategies to build and sustain open education programs. 

Texas Digital Library is excited to invite our members to attend one of two virtual workshops hosted by TDL and our partners with the Open Education Network (OEN).

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Posted in Open Educational Resources, training


TDL has partnered with the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) to offer a demonstration of Texas’ new statewide OER repository, OERTX.

This event is free and open to anyone who is interested, with priority registration given to Texas Digital Library members.

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Posted in Open Educational Resources, training, webinar

Free Webinar for TDL Members Only: OER Textbook Platform

Join us for an Intro to Pressbooks webinar in May. Here are the details:

Date: Thursday, May 16, 2019

Time: 2-3pm CST

Presenters: Pressbooks EDU personnel Elizabeth Mays, Director of Sales & Marketing, and Steel Wagstaff,

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Posted in Open Educational Resources, training

Getting Started with OER: Free Webinar Series

Navigate the murky waters of OER by signing up for this free webinar series which will help you get started with OER on your campus.

Texas Digital Library is excited to present a new webinar series highlighting practical steps to getting started with OER (open educational resources).

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Posted in Open Educational Resources, Texas Digital Library, training

Free Training Available for Texas Data Repository Users

Texas Digital Library has produced a set of five introductory training videos for users of the Texas Data Repository. The video series can be accessed on YouTube here, and is based on a similar video set created by the Odum Institute.

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Posted in Data Management, Texas Data Repository, training

TDL DSpace Education Working Group Training Needs Survey: Final Report now available

The TDL DSpace Education Working Group has released their Training Needs Survey: Final Report. The TDL DSpace Education Working Group convened in Spring 2016 with the objective of assessing, updating, and standardizing DSpace training offered to member institutions by TDL. In order to understand the type of training that repository managers need,

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Posted in Groups, News, training

DSpace Education Working Group Survey: Through June 22

The DSpace Education Working Group has put together a survey to gauge what kind of DSpace training needs there are among TDL’s members. It’s a rather short survey, and we’d love to have your input while we figure out what to share and how to go about sharing it!

Please take a few minutes to fill out the DSpace Training Needs Survey,

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Advanced DSpace training opportunity

The Texas Digital Library and DuraSpace are pleased to open up registration for Advanced DSpace Training to TDL members at the DuraSpace member rate of $250. The total cost of the course is being underwritten with generous support from the TDL and DuraSpace.

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Posted in Institutional Repositories, training

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