Introduction to Web Archiving Texas

Libraries and archives from across Texas share their experience with web archiving to help build knowledge and community towards our shared goal of efficiently and effectively preserving web content. This series will provide context and background for the topics to be discussed at the upcoming #WATX19 event,

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Posted in digital preservation, web archiving, webinar


Texas Digital Library to Transform Digital Preservation Possibilities for Sensitive Data 

Thanks to a new IMLS planning grant, the Texas Digital Library (TDL), in collaboration with the University of California, San Diego Library (UCSD), is leading the charge to roadmap the first nationally distributed digital preservation service for sensitive data. 

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Posted in digital preservation, grant funded projects, News, Organizational announcement


DSpace Year in Review

Have you kept up with all things DSpace at TDL? Lucky for you, we have a list of all of the improvements to TDL-hosted DSpace repositories to share. Check out our DSpace Year in Review to learn about our efforts improving DSpace for users and repository managers alike,

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Posted in DSpace, TDL development


Breaking Down Barriers at TCDL

The 2019 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries brought together over 200 librarians, archivists, technologists, students, and information professionals to explore perspectives. All of us at Texas Digital Library found this year’s conference more fun and inspiring than ever. Below are just a few highlights listing the ways #tcdl2019 was our best TCDL yet.

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Posted in TCDL, Texas Digital Library


Free Webinar for TDL Members Only: OER Textbook Platform

Join us for an Intro to Pressbooks webinar in May. Here are the details:

Date: Thursday, May 16, 2019

Time: 2-3pm CST

Presenters: Pressbooks EDU personnel Elizabeth Mays, Director of Sales & Marketing, and Steel Wagstaff,

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Posted in Open Educational Resources, training



Digital Collections and Communities

By Rachael Zipperer, Masters Candidate at the University of Texas School of Information

Digital archives can also be a home for materials from community members. Stephen F. Austin State’s Community Collections are a great example of bringing community members into the digital archive.

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Posted in digital collections, Institutional Repositories, Texas Digital Library


Scholarly Works in Digital Repositories

By Rachael Zipperer, Masters Candidate at the University of Texas School of Information

Digital repositories are often home to recent scholarship. Housing electronic dissertations and theses and other scholarly works in digital repositories gives scholars greater exposure and contributes to the larger scholarly community by sharing research openly.

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Posted in Institutional Repositories, scholarly communication, Texas Digital Library


What is a Digital Repository?

By Rachael Zipperer, Masters Candidate at the University of Texas School of Information

Key to engaging participants in digital preservation is understanding what a digital repository is and its role in preserving digital content. When physical items are preserved,

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Posted in Institutional Repositories, Texas Digital Library


Preservation Week

By Rachael Zipperer, Masters Candidate at the University of Texas School of Information

 

This week is the American Library Association’s Preservation Week,

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Posted in Texas Digital Library


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