TDL is Hitting the Road

Plans are underway to make site visits to each of our regular member institutions in spring and summer of 2019.

These in-person visits — which we endeavor to carry out every few years — are invaluable for staff at TDL as we think about service improvements and additions and strive to make sure that we’re meeting member needs where we can.

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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

TDL 2017-18 Annual Report


Celebrate the work of academic libraries across Texas. Download our 2017-2018 Annual Report.

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Posted in News, Open Access, Organizational announcement, TDL Member news

Connecting Archivematica Users in Texas

by Courtney Mumma, TDL Deputy Director

The Texas Digital Library and University of Houston partnered to host the first Texas Archivematica Camp in Houston this November. As stated on the wiki for the camp, “inspired by similar events like Hydra Camp,

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Posted in digital preservation, Events, Texas Archivematica Users Group

TDL’s Hygge Holiday Wishlist for 2018

Texas Digital Library’s holiday wishlist is all about YOU! Grab a cocoa, channel your holiday hygge, and check out all of the ways you can help TDL fulfill our holiday wishes.Texas Digital Library 2018 Holiday Wishlist

Grow Your Career

TDL will offer lots of professional development next year.

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Message to TDL Members Regarding DPN

You have likely seen an announcement this week from the Digital Preservation Network (DPN) announcing its intentions to dissolve the organization.

The Texas Digital Library (TDL) has participated in DPN both as a preservation node within the network, and as a consortial member.

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Posted in digital preservation

The Digital Preservation Network (DPN) to Cease Operations

This Joint statement from the nodes was originally posted here

Message to DPN members from the DPN nodes:

Yesterday, the Digital Preservation Network (DPN) announced plans to cease operations. The individual nodes that collectively provided preservation services to DPN seek to reassure the DPN membership as well as the larger academic and digital preservation communities that we remain confident about the future of digital preservation.

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Texas Digital Library Honored for Innovative Digital Preservation

By Lea DeForest, TDL Communication Strategist

October 24, 2018

TDL is honored to receive an Innovation Award for Organizations from the National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA).

NDSA 2018 Innovation Award winners from left to right: Kristi Park,

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Posted in digital preservation

Texas Data Repository Webinars


Texas Digital Library and the Texas Data Repository Steering Committee present a new webinar series showcasing topics in research data management and hosted by research data experts in academic libraries throughout North America.

All the webinars in this series are free and open to anyone who is interested. 

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Posted in Data Management, Events, Texas Data Repository

Texas OER Summit for Academic Libraries

Texas OER Summit

Summit Re-cap | Ways to Engage | Summit Details


In November 2018, Texas Digital Library and the Texas State Library and Archives Commission helped organize a Texas Statewide OER Summit,

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Posted in Events, Open Educational Resources

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