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New communications resource: The TDL Guide 2010-2011

In order to improve communications with our existing and prospective members, the TDL has created a one-stop reference guide for all matters related to the Texas Digital Library.

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Academic librarians and OA: Do as I say or do as I do?

A journal article by Holly Mercer explores whether librarians “practice what they preach” when it comes to self-archiving and open access behaviors.

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D-Lib issue focuses on repositories

The September/October 2010 issue of D-Lib Magazine is available and focuses on repository-related issues.

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Imagining the future of scholarly communications

Journal StacksCameron Neylon contemplates a future scholarly communications system that matches the realities of modern communications technologies in a post on Science in the Open.

He argues that any system for scholarly publication must perform certain functions:

  • Assigning credit/registering ideas
  • Archiving/safekeeping research
  • Enabling re-use,

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Help us create the new TDL Membership Guide

The Texas Digital Library is compiling documentation and information about the TDL organization and its services into a comprehensive guidebook for new and prospective members, as well as for long-time partners in the consortium.

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The benefits of blogging for academics

Why do academics blog? That’s the question explored in Sara Kjellberg’s article “I am a blogging researcher: Motivations for blogging in a scholarly context,” found in the latest issue of First Monday.

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Video available from Open Access Symposium at UNT

The University of North Texas has mad available videos of presentations from its Open Access Symposium, held May 18, 2010.

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New ETD resource from Texas A&M

The Texas A&M Thesis Office has released a set of online tutorials on the steps graduate students must take to format and submit their theses online.

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Vireo Users Group holds inaugural meeting

The Vireo Users Group met for the first time on May 19, 2010, to discuss how the group can meet the needs of campuses using Vireo ETD software.

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