Welcoming Courtney Mumma, new TDL Services Manager

We are pleased to announce that Courtney Mumma will be joining the Texas Digital Library (TDL) as our new TDL Services Manager on February 1, 2017. Courtney will be managing and promoting our digital preservation and research data services, including the Digital Preservation Network and the Texas Data Repository.

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Nominations are now open for 2017 TDL Awards

Each year, the Texas Digital Library honors individuals and groups that have made outstanding contributions to the advancement of digital libraries. The TDL Awards Committee is pleased to announce the call for nominations for the 2017 TDL Awards. Nominations will be accepted through January 31, 2017.

This year,

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Announcing the official launch of the Texas Data Repository

AUSTIN, TEXAS – The Texas Digital Library is pleased to announce the official launch of the Texas Data Repository. The TDL-hosted Texas Data Repository is a platform for publishing and archiving datasets created by faculty, staff, and students at Texas higher education institutions. The repository is built in the open-source Dataverse platform,

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TDL Spring Webinar Series: Laying the Foundation for Research Data Services

The Texas Digital Library (TDL) community is invited to attend a new 3-part webinar series, Laying the Foundation for Research Data Services. This series addresses a need identified at the TDL Fall 2016 Data Symposium: to equip librarians with information on how to communicate data services to their campus communities.

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Posted in Data Management, Events, News, Texas Data Repository

2017 TCDL Call for Proposals: Through Feb. 3

Help to build the program for the 2017 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries!

The 2017 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries will be held May 23-25 at the Commons Learning Center on the J.J. Pickle Research Campus in Austin, Texas. The Texas Conference on Digital Libraries (TCDL) is the premiere gathering of digital library and information professionals across Texas and beyond.

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Upcoming South Central States Fedora Users Group Meeting

The South Central States Fedora Users Group will be hosting a meeting at the University of Houston on the 11th and 12th of January 2017. The group welcomes anyone currently using Fedora or considering the use of Fedora for management of digital assets as a repository or archive.

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Featured Member Profile: Le Yang

Each issue of the TDL Update Newsletter features a TDL Member Profile highlighting the innovative and important work conducted throughout the TDL consortium. This is also a way for us to keep updated on new projects and get to know individual members in the TDL community. 

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TDL is hiring for a Senior Systems Administrator

The Texas Digital Library (TDL) has an opening for the position of Senior Systems Administrator. 

The TDL seeks a full-time Senior Systems Administrator. This position will work with university libraries across the state to lead the work of architecting and administering systems that are bringing the state’s scholarly materials online and preserving them for future generations. 

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Sam Houston State University Digital Resources Department

Photo of the Newton Gresham LibrarySam Houston State University’s Newton Gresham Library is focused on serving its student and faculty patrons through one-to-one outreach, and electronic services. In particular, the Digital Resources department provides access to SHSU’s growing online collections and scholarly communications resources. This team environment is researching and incorporating new services in conjunction with collection development cultivation.

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Take the Digital Collections of Texas Survey

Please tell us about your digital collections!

The Texas Digital Library, in collaboration with the Houston Public Library and the University of North Texas Libraries, is conducting a statewide survey of archives, museums, and libraries to learn more about the breadth and scope of digital collections across Texas.

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