Student Opportunities @ TCDL 2024


The Call for Proposals is now closed.

TCDL is a great way get the most mileage out of your capstone project. Submitting a proposal (closed) is easy and presenting your project as a poster is a wonderful opportunity for networking with your future colleagues. Posters will be featured at the conference reception and through a “Minute Madness” session, during which presenters will give a 60-second summary of each poster.

More about poster presentations:

  • 1-minute (Minute Madness) with 2 slides to present an overview of your topic; and poster session in the evening.
  • Easels will be available at the conference site, and foam board will be made available to mount printed posters on.
  • During the conference reception, attendees will have an opportunity to view your poster and discuss it with you, so please plan to stay for at least 45 minutes to an hour at the reception.
  • TCDL organizers will be unable to provide power for multimedia displays. Additional details about poster requirements will be provided following acceptance.

Learn more in our Call for Proposals.

Apply for our scholarship

The TCDL 2024 Student Scholarship application is now closed. The application deadline was March 23, 2024 at 9:00 a.m. CST.

We understand that conferences and other forms of professional development in the library world can be expensive and sometimes hard to come by. That’s why Texas Digital Library is excited to offer the TCDL 2024 Student ScholarshipStudents from Texas iSchool or LIS programs can apply for FREE registration to the 2024 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries (TCDL)! Five (5) students will be selected and awarded complimentary registration to TCDL 2024. 

Nominate a deserving student

TDL Awards nominations are now closed. 

Did you know there is a Student Excellence Award for students just like you? Well, there is. You should nominate a deserving colleague for a TDL Award (or, nominate yourself!) before February 16, 2024. It only takes a few minutes to fill out a form. Visit to learn more. Winners will be announced at the TCDL 2024 opening ceremony.


Volunteer applications are now closed.

Volunteering at TCDL is a great way to become involved with the Texas library and archives community. Aside from meeting potential future colleagues, volunteers are also able to attend several conference sessions. Plus, you get a free registration to TCDL (which includes breakfast and lunch)! What more could you want? Send us a message at if you’re interested! Spots are limited, so please send us a message at if you’re interested.


Since 2007, the Texas Digital Library has hosted the annual Texas Conference on Digital Libraries (TCDL). TCDL covers topics relevant to the creation, promotion, dissemination, and preservation of research, scholarship, and cultural heritage digital materials. The goal of TCDL is to bring together those working on digital projects — including outreach librarians, repository managers, catalogers, faculty members, technical staff, and others — in order to build a practical, usable, and sustainable model for digital libraries.

TCDL encourages and welcomes participation from students, scholars, librarians, researchers, faculty, and users from all backgrounds, identities, and experiences. All are welcome!

Read TCDL’s Code of Conduct.


Texas Digital Library is a consortium of library and archives professionals that propels the Academy forward by maintaining our past and preparing for the future. Membership in TDL is open to any academic library. Find out more by visiting or email us at