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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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TDL releases Vireo ETD System as open-source software

As of September 1, the TDL’s Vireo ETD Submission and Management System is available as open-source software.

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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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Reminder: Sign up for summer training in July and August

The Texas Digital Library will offer four training courses for TDL members during the summer term.

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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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University of Houston adds new collection to digital library

The University of Houston has added a new collection to their digital library: the Gladys Ewing Debutante Scrapbook.

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TDL announces summer 2010 training courses

The Texas Digital Library will offer training courses on DSpace, Vireo, and other services during the Summer 2010 semester.

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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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