2013 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries
Radisson Hotel & Suites Austin Downtown
111 Cesar Chavez at Congress
Austin, TX 78701
Dates: May 7 – 8, 2013
Thank you to all the attendees, presenters, workshop leaders, and staff who made the 2013 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries a big success.
The 2013 TCDL Conference Proceedings are available in the Texas Digital Library (TDL) repository.
About the 2013 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries
The 2013 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries was held May 7-8, 2013, in Austin, Texas.
TCDL covers topics relevant to the creation, promotion, and preservation of research, scholarship, and cultural heritage digital materials. The goal of the 2013 TCDL is to bring together those working on library-related digital projects — including outreach librarians, repository managers, catalogers, technical staff, and others — in order to build a practical, usable and sustainable model for digital libraries.
TCDL 2013 is pleased to welcome Michele Kimpton, CEO of DuraSpace, and Nancy McGovern, Head of Curation and Preservation Services at MIT, as the keynote speakers for the 2013 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries.
Both speakers have long resumes tackling issues related to digital preservation.
Nancy Y. McGovern has been the Head of Curation and Preservation Services at MIT Libraries since February 2012. She was formerly the Digital Preservation Officer and a Research Assistant Her responsibilities include ensuring long-term access to the digital and physical assets of the Libraries and developing appropriate long-term strategies for an expanding range of digital content. Before MIT Libraries, she was the Digital Preservation Officer (DPO) and a Research Assistant Professor at the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR), a social science data archive at the University of Michigan that was established in 1962.
As CEO of the DuraSpace Foundation, Michele Kimpton is the project director for the DuraCloud project and provides overall leadership for all DuraSpace initiatives, activities, and partnerships. She has been named a Digital Preservation Pioneer by the NDIPP program at the Library of Congress and is also Project Director for the DuraCloud project.