TDL is hiring for a Communications Specialist

The Texas Digital Library (TDL) has an opening for the position of Communications Specialist. 

The TDL seeks a full-time Communications Specialist to promote the Texas Digital Library membership, services, and programs through planning and execution of dynamic and effective marketing and communications strategies. This position will work with other outreach staff to facilitate growth of the TDL membership,

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Map Scanning at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi


Originally published March 7, 2017 on the Spacial {Query} Lab blog.

One of the most historically significant collections of surveying maps and records in the state of Texas will soon be available online thanks to grants from the Ed Rachal Foundation and a partnership between the Mary and Jeff Bell Library Special Collections and Archives Department,

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Posted in Member Story

Congratulations to the 2017 TDL Award Winners!

Excellence in Digital Libraries Award

  • Vireo 4 Rewrite Development Team, Texas A&M University Libraries

Leadership in Digital Libraries Award

  • Mark Phillips, University of North Texas Libraries

TDL Service Award

  • Stephanie Larrison,

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Recordings of TDL webinar series now available: “Laying the Foundation for Research Data Services”

Session 1. Getting Started with the Texas Data Repository and Data Competencies

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Session 2. Teaching Data: Developing Data Instruction Using a Multi-Level Competency Model

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Session 3. Learning By Example: Connecting Data Competencies with the Texas Data Repository

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Visit the webinar site for more information: 

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Posted in Data Management, News, Texas Data Repository

Building the Data Environment at the University of Texas at Austin Libraries

photo of Jessica Trelogan

Originally posted January 27, 2017 in Tex Libris, Office of the Director, University of Texas Libraries.

Jessica Trelogan was brought in last year to fill the new position of Data Management Coordinator in order to build, maintain and enhance the data services deployed by the Libraries.

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Posted in Member Story, News, Texas Data Repository

2017 TCDL Call for Proposals: Deadline extended through Feb. 10th!

The 2017 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries (TCDL) call for proposals submission deadline has been extended to Friday, February 10th!

Help to build the program for the 2017 TCDL!

The 2017 TCDL will be held May 23-25 at the Commons Learning Center on the J.J.

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Nomination deadline for 2017 TDL Awards extended: Through Feb. 7th!

The 2017 TDL Awards Committee is pleased to announce that we are extending the deadline for nominations to Tuesday, February 7!

The TDL Awards Committee invites nominations for the 2017 TDL Awards. TDL Awards recognize the innovative and important work happening across the state in digital libraries.

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TDL Welcomes New Member Texas Woman’s University

AUSTIN, Texas – The Texas Digital Library is pleased to welcome the Texas Woman’s University Libraries as its newest member.

Texas Woman’s University (TWU) is the largest public university in the nation primarily for women and has an enrollment of approximately 15,000 students on campuses in Denton,

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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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Posted in digital preservation, News

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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Posted in News, Texas Data Repository, Texas Digital Library