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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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Presentation on Fair Use and Digitization Projects Available

Missed the TDL Copyright Seminar held on December 13th? Take a look at Georgia Harper’s presentation dealing with fair use and archive digitization.

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DuraSpace webinar on February 7: “Digital Preservation Plannning”

DuraSpaceFor those interested in planning for preservation of digital collections, DuraSpace is holding a free webinar series entitled “Knowledge Futures: Digital Preservation Planning” throughout February and March.

The first of the series, entitled “Assessing Preservation Readiness” will take place Tuesday, February 7 from 10:30 to 11:30 AM (Central time).

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Perspectives on the future of the librarian

Seth Godin’s thoughts on the future of the library…and the librarian.

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Data management planning resource from ARL

The Association of Research Libraries has created a Guide for Research Libraries in dealing with the new Data Management Plan requirement announced by the National Science Foundation.

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Digital Humanities in the NY Times

The New York Times features the wide-open field of digital humanities today with an article about the growth of digital work in history, languages, and other liberal arts.

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Open Access Week resource from JISC

JISC has set up a special website dealing with Open Access as part of Open Access Week.

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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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Ready, set, tweet: October 1 is #followalibrary day

Friday, October 1 is #followalibrary day on Twitter.

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Texas ETD Association conference scheduled for Feb. 10 at UT Arlington

The Texas ETD Association (TxETDA) annual conference will be held February 10, 2011 at the University of Texas at Arlington.

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