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


TDL Members Can Now Save on PressbooksEDU

Regular members of the Texas Digital Library Consortium can now save 30% on PressbooksEDU Silver and Gold book production networks.

Sign up for our free webinar

Pressbooks is an online book/document formatting system that you can use to create books that are accessible on all platforms: in print and digital,

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Posted in Open Educational Resources


Web Archiving Texas

Web Archiving Texas is an opportunity to build a community around web archiving in Texas, bringing people together to share skills and resources, and to amplify our work that impacts the national and international web archiving community. Join Texas Digital Library at Baylor University in Waco,

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Posted in digital preservation, Events



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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Posted in Events, Member Story, News


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