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DSpace, Vireo, WordPress covered in upcoming TDL courses

Register now for TDL courses to be held in November and December. The classes will be held at Baylor University in Waco.

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Member Story: Texas A&M Libraries chronicles African-American farm life in DSpace collection

TDL founding member Texas A&M Libraries has published an exciting set of images in its institutional repository dealing with African-American farming life in Texas during the middle of the last century.

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NSF releases guidelines for data management

The National Science Foundation has released its new Data Management Policy for researchers preparing grant proposals.

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Academic librarians and OA: Do as I say or do as I do?

A journal article by Holly Mercer explores whether librarians “practice what they preach” when it comes to self-archiving and open access behaviors.

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D-Lib issue focuses on repositories

The September/October 2010 issue of D-Lib Magazine is available and focuses on repository-related issues.

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Can you have a successful institutional repository without a mandate?

The UK’s Open University argues, in a poster presented at Open Repositories 2010, that a successful institutional repository can be built through active advocacy and management — without a mandate.

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Member Story: UT Southwestern to digitize History of Medicine photographs

The UT Southwestern Medical Center Library has received a $25,000 grant to create a digital photo repository entitled Dallas Medical Images, 1890-1975.

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Digital repositories in the Chronicle of Higher Ed

The Chronicle of Higher Education provides an update on the state of institutional repositories in US higher education in the article “Digital Repositories Foment a Quiet Revolution in Scholarship.”

The article chronicles some of the disappointments of IRs, but also highlights some successes —

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New DuraSpace blog tackles preservation issues

DuraSpaceFor those interested in issues of preservation, the DuraSpace Preservation and Archive Solution Community is offering a new resource, in the form of a blog,  that is intended to foster the “open exchange of ideas and initiatives around preservation & archiving solutions.”

The effort is part of the DuraSpace “

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Member Story: UH Digital Library

Be sure to read our newest “Member Story,” discussing the work of Michele Reilly and team to create the University of Houston Digital Library.

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