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Scholarship in the Digital Age

laptop with booksIn the most recent EDUCAUSE Review, Richard N. Katz contemplates the transformation of the scholarly enterprise as disruptive technologies begin to cause colleges and universities to question the established order of things.

From his article, “Scholars, Scholarship, and the Scholarly Enterprise in the Digital Age”:

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Video: TDL Search Stories

Inspired by Laura Hammons at the Texas ETD Association blog, we at TDL had some fun with the Google “Search Stories” video creation tool. Check out our results below.

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Launching a sustainable online journal

The latest issue of The Journal of Electronic Publishing contains an article by Gerry Coulter on “Launching (and Sustaining) a Scholarly Journal on the Internet: The International Journal of Baudrillard Studies.”

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TCDL 2010: Extended deadline for proposal submissions

The deadline for submission of abstracts and proposals for the 2010 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries has been extended to Monday, April 5, 2010.

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Academic blogging: escaping the ivory tower

The UC Berkeley alumni magazine California has published an article on academic blogging, with tales of some of the more well-known bloggers of the genre like Brad DeLong, John Holbo, and Dan Drezner.

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Registration is open for TCDL 2010!

The TDL is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 4th annual Texas Conference on Digital Libraries, to be held May 17-18, 2010, in Austin, Texas.

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CSHE Report on the Future of Scholarly Communications

The Center for Studies in Higher Education (CSHE) has released Assessing the Future Landscape of Scholarly Communication, a report on faculty needs and practices in regards to scholarly communications.

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TDL releases new Online Conference Management tools

The Texas Digital Library is pleased to offer its members a new tool for advancing scholarly communications at their organizations: Online Conference Management powered by Open Conference Systems software.

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TDL offers spring 2010 training courses on all services

Sign up now for Spring 2010 training courses with the Texas Digital Library! The TDL is holding classes throughout the spring semester, covering the range of TDL’s scholarly communications services.

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TDL offers fall training courses on DSpace, Vireo, and more

Register now for training sessions held at Baylor University in October and November.

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