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Open Texas 2021


The first annual Open Texas conference convenes librarians, faculty, administrators, and other open education practitioners and advocates in Texas. This year’s conference will be fully online and hosted by Houston Community College and the University of Houston-Downtown.

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Member Story: Texas A&M Libraries promotes Open Access to research

Texas A&M University Libraries, a founding member of the TDL, held a number of activities during Open Access Week 2011 designed to raise awareness about the benefits of free and immediate access to research.

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Latest issue of TDL Update newsletter is available

Check out the November/December issue of TDL Update, the newsletter of the Texas Digital Library, to learn about the TDL strategic planning process, Texas A&M Libraries’ activities in support of Open Access, and more.

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TDL newsletter for October is now available

Read the latest issue of TDL Update, the newsletter of the Texas Digital Library, to discover the latest news and learn how TDL is working with its members to advance scholarly communication.

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Open Access Week resource from JISC

JISC has set up a special website dealing with Open Access as part of Open Access Week.

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Open Access Week activities at Texas A&M

Texas A&M University Libraries has released a schedule of activities for Open Access Week, which will take place October 18-24.

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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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Surveying the growth of open access research

An article in Science explores the growth of online, open-access journals over the last decade.

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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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