A Journey through Geospatial Metadata in the Texas Data Repository

By: Ima Oduok, Digital Librarian

It’s GIS Day on Wednesday, November 15! To celebrate, we want to share a bit about a geospatial data project being worked on within the TDL community. 

The Geosteer project is a Python toolkit which allows users to transform their geospatial metadata for the Aardvark schema,

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Posted in GIS Interest Group, TDL Blog, Texas Data Repository


Meet the TCDL 2024 Planning Committee

The goal of the Texas Conference on Digital Libraries is to bring together those working on digital projects in order to build a practical, usable, and sustainable model for digital libraries.

Our planning committee defines the conference each year by developing a theme,

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Posted in TCDL, Texas Digital Library


Meet Christopher, TDL’s New Vireo Product Manager Consultant

Christopher Starcher (he/him) joined TDL in October 2023 as the Vireo Product Manager, a consulting role. Christopher is Associate Librarian, Digital Resources, faculty at Texas Tech University. In his 2-year term, he will assist with coordination and growth of the Vireo Open Source Community (OSS) and software development.

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Posted in TDL Blog, Texas Digital Library


San Antonio Archives Bazaar

TDL is proud to have sponsored the first ever San Antonio Archives Bazaar on October 7th, 2023 at the Brick event space in the Blue Star Arts Complex. An archives bazaar is an opportunity for area archival repositories and community archives to showcase collections and their collecting focus.

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Posted in Texas Digital Library


November 2023 @ TDL

All events are online, in Central Standard Time (CST), and require a Zoom account to register and attend. Click here to create a free Zoom account.

SPECIAL EVENTS

November 8 @ 3:00 pm | Pre-GIS Day Celebration
GIS and geospatial data services are becoming more prominent in many academic libraries and archives all over Texas!

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Posted in Events


TDL upgrades hosted digital repositories to DSpace 7

DSpace logoIn June 2023, Texas Digital Library began upgrading its members’ hosted digital repositories to DSpace 7.6, a major new release of the world’s platform of choice for open digital repositories.

About DSpace 7

DSpace 7 marks a major evolution in the DSpace repository platform,

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Posted in DSpace, Institutional Repositories


Webinar: Horizons of Open Education in Texas

Join the Open Texas conference organizers on November 15 for a webinar exploring the Horizons of Open Education in Texas.

Posted in Texas Digital Library


Meet Ke’ara, TDL’s New Outreach & Member Engagement Coordinator

Ke’ara Hunt (she/her) joined TDL in September 2023 as the Outreach and Member Engagement Coordinator.

Where did you go to school?

I received a BS in Radio-Television-Film and BA in English at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Posted in TDL Blog, Texas Digital Library


October 2023 @ TDL

All events are online, in Central Standard Time (CST), and require a Zoom account to register and attend. Click here to create a free Zoom account.

SPECIAL EVENTS

October 9 @ 10:00 am | Vireo User Group Annual Meeting
Registration is now open for the annual meeting of the Vireo User Group.

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Posted in Events


Launching the TDL Strategic Planning Task Force

Texas Digital Library has recently launched a strategic planning process to set TDL’s path forward for the coming years.

Posted in Organizational announcement, TDL Board News


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