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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Missed the TDL Copyright Seminar held on December 13th? Take a look at Georgia Harper’s presentation dealing with fair use and archive digitization.
For 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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Seth Godin’s thoughts on the future of the library…and the librarian.
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.
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.
JISC has set up a special website dealing with Open Access as part of Open Access Week.
The National Science Foundation has released its new Data Management Policy for researchers preparing grant proposals.
Posted in Institutional Repositories, News, Preservation Network, Useful resources
Tags: data management, digital preservation, digital repositories, Institutional Repositories, National Science Foundation, open access, Preservation Network, PresNet, Texas Digital Library
Friday, October 1 is #followalibrary day on Twitter.
Posted in Texas Digital Library, Useful resources
Tags: #followalibrary day, Baylor University, Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University at Qatar, Texas Digital Library, Twitter, University of Houston, University of Texas at Austin, University of Texas Medical Branch, UT M.D. Anderson, UT Southwestern Medical Center
The Texas ETD Association (TxETDA) annual conference will be held February 10, 2011 at the University of Texas at Arlington.