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Announcing DuraCloud™ @TDL for digital preservation

The Texas Digital Library (TDL) is pleased to announce the development of cost-effective, easy-to-use digital preservation storage for its member institutions through DuraCloudTM @TDL. With DuraCloudTM @TDL, members can accurately plan preservation costs, enjoy predictability of service, and rely on known, durable technologies for ensuring the integrity of their digital collections.

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TDL director joins DPN Business Model Working Group

TDL executive director Debra Hanken Kurtz has joined the DPN Business Model Working Group, which has been tasked with creating a formal business plan and establishing a sustainable economic model for the Digital Preservation Network (DPN).

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Keynote speakers for TCDL 2013 bring focus on digital preservation

The TDL is pleased to announce that Michele Kimpton, CEO of DuraSpace, and Nancy McGovern, Head of Curation and Preservation Services at MIT, will serve as the keynote speakers for the 2013 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries.

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Latest issue of TDL Update newsletter is available

The February issue discusses the latest news about TDL projects, software development, training opportunities, and more.

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DuraSpace webinar on February 7: “Digital Preservation Plannning”

DuraSpaceFor those interested in planning for preservation of digital collections, DuraSpace is holding a free webinar series entitled “Knowledge Futures: Digital Preservation Planning” throughout February and March.

The first of the series, entitled “Assessing Preservation Readiness” will take place Tuesday, February 7 from 10:30 to 11:30 AM (Central time).

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TDL developing preservation-related DSpace plugin

conceptual image of secured dataThe Texas Digital Library software development team began a multiple-week series of development sprints in March devoted to the TDL Preservation Network. The goal of the current effort is to create the means for local repository managers to select content from their DSpace repositories to be sent to PresNet and to retrieve their content from PresNet in a DSpace-ready format.

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PresNet development continues – sprint review scheduled for March 24

The Texas Digital Library invites members to attend the TDL’s weekly Sprint Review this Thursday, March 24, at 2:30 PM.

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March 17 sprint review to focus on PresNet development

The Texas Digital Library invites members to attend the TDL’s weekly Sprint Review this Thursday, March 17, at 2:30 PM.

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Development Update: PresNet Sprint Review on January 13

The weekly Sprint Review held on Thursday, January 13, demonstrated work completed on the TDL Preservation Network (PresNet) over the course of the preceding week.

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TDL developers demo work on Preservation Network

The TDL software development team held a Sprint Review on Thursday, January 6, to demonstrate work completed on the TDL Preservation Network. The team is currently holding weekly public Sprint Reviews each Thursday at 2:30 PM.

TDL developer Joe Devries served as moderator for the sprint review and demonstrated work completed on two user stories.

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