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    • The Archivo Histórico de la Policía Nacional Digital Preservation Project at UT Libraries 

      Bliss, David A (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      This poster will detail the digital preservation workflow developed for the Archivo Histórico de la Policia Nacional de Guatemala (AHPN) Digital Archive. The AHPN is a collection of approximately 80 million records of ...
    • Assessing Library-Led Digital Scholarship Projects and Digital Research Operations 

      Davis-Van Atta, Taylor; Thompson, Santi; Willan, Claude (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      In February 2018, the University of Houston (UH) Libraries launched the Digital Research Commons (DRC), a space dedicated to facilitating library-sponsored digital research projects and providing educational programming ...
    • Assessing the Texas Data Repository: Determining What to Measure and How 

      Chan-Park, Christina; Lindsey, Nerissa; McElfresh, Laura; Waugh, Laura (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      Background: The Texas Data Repository (TDR) was launched in Spring 2017. The TDR is built on the Dataverse software platform and hosted by the Texas Digital Library (TDL)—a consortium of higher education institutions in ...
    • Automate it: A Deep Learning Solution for Library Archives 

      England, Cale; Prud'homme, Patrice-Andre; Soliday, Hunter (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      In the fall of 2018, the Oklahoma State University Library started to look into machine learning to increase the visibility of archival collections. The primary focus of this project was to create automata that would assist ...
    • The Barriers Within: successfully navigating interdepartmental processes for digital library progress at TAMU Libraries 

      Buckner, Sean; Cooper, Micah; German, Elizabeth; Lowe, David; Mosbo, Julie; Stokes, Charity K. M. (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      Many university libraries, like Texas A&M University Libraries, have decentralized digital libraries which can often lead to difficulty in managing the planning, documentation, and workflows for projects. Texas A&M ...
    • Breaking Down Barriers to Accessing Technical Literature on Opaque Microcards 

      Milburn, Morgan; Phillips, Mark (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      In the early 2000s, a group called the Technical Report Archive and Image Library (TRAIL) formed to preserve and provide access to the technical report literature published by and on behalf of the United States government. ...
    • Breaking Down Barriers to Texas News Content 

      Krahmer, Ana; Phillips, Mark (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      For over a decade, the Texas Digital Newspaper Program (TDNP) has been digitizing, preserving, and providing access to newspapers from across Texas. As a part of The Portal to Texas History (PTTH), out of the UNT Libraries, ...
    • Breaking Down Intellectual Property Barriers with the Alice Exhibit: Down the Rabbit Hole, Past a Mine Field, to a Garden Party 

      Lowe, David (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-23)
      In the fall of 2018, Texas A&M University Libraries sought to craft together the online version of a physical exhibit entitled “’Who in the world am I? Ah, that's the great puzzle!’: The Faces of Alice in Wonderland” as a ...
    • Bridges to Hyku: A Multi-Institutional Effort Towards Migration Tooling 

      Crocken, Todd; Seeman, Dean; Thompson, Santi; Vallejo, Leroy; Washington, Anne; Watkins, Sean; Weidner, Andrew; Woodward, Nick; Wu, Annie (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      The Bridge2Hyku Project, an IMLS National Leadership/Project Grant (LG-70-17-0217-17), is nearing the end of its second phase and has produced a multifaceted migration toolkit for those planning or implementing a digital ...
    • Bridging the Gap Between Librarians and Developers 

      Creel, James; Guzman, Allyssa; Slater, Dustin; Washington, Anne (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      In libraries, we’ve traditionally worked to navigate the divide between public and technical services. However, with the advent of digital libraries and collections, the role of the IT department has expanded within the ...
    • CAP - Curators' Administrative Platform - A Flexible Approach to Repository Management 

      Bolton, Michael; Creel, James; Day, Kevin; Hahn, Doug; Huff, Jeremy; Laddusaw, Ryan; Savell, Jason; Welling, William (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      The Applications Development team at Texas A&M Libraries has developed an innovative approach to IR (Institutional Repository) management with an open-source application called CAP (Curators’ Administration Platform) ...
    • Capturing the recollections of the “Candy Bomber” 

      Hahn, Doug; Sullivan, Thomas; Ugaz, Ana (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      Texas A&M University Libraries has prided itself on exposing students and faculty to information resources and special collections that might otherwise be unavailable to the campus population. In the past, these collections ...
    • Case Study: A Hybrid Approach to Preserving Scrapbooks using Digitization 

      Downing, M. Elizabeth; Obermayer, David (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-23)
      Scrapbooks present unique preservation challenges for archivists. The Elizabeth Agnew scrapbook had become brittle to the point where it could no longer be handled by patrons due to the risk of further damage. Because of ...
    • Collaborative Governance: Creating Shared Leadership for a Unified User Experience 

      Bolton, Micheal; German, Elizabeth; Mosbo, Julie; Potvin, Sarah (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      "For years, the line between public and technical services has narrowed, blurred, and, in many ways, eroded. From a user-centric point of view, there is no difference between the libraries’ chat service, article access, ...
    • The Collections as Data Framework: A Review from the Always Already Computational Project 

      Allen, Laurie; Frost, Hannah; Padilla, Thomas; Potvin, Sarah; Roke, Elizabeth Russey; Varner, Stewart (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-23)
      The IMLS-sponsored Always Already Computational: Collections as Data project (2016-2019) sought to establish a framework for cultural heritage institutions to make their collections accessible for computational use. The ...
    • Coming Together: How Digital Preservationists, Archivists, and Public Reference Staff Transformed a Preservation System for Enhanced Access 

      Jones, Caroline; Myers, Mark; Thomas, Brian (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      The introduction of the Texas Digital Archive (TDA) exposed gaps between digital preservation, archival description, and reference services at the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC). Faced with overwhelming ...
    • Core Metadata Elements: Guidelines to Promote Consistency and Access at TAMU 

      Ho, Jeannette; Stokes, Charity (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      In 2018, a working group was formed at Texas A&M University Libraries to propose policies that would ensure the quality and consistency of descriptive metadata in the Libraries’ new DAME (Digital Asset Management Ecosystem), ...
    • Creating & Executing a Website Re-Design Simultaneously: A Hyper Rational Approach 

      Scott, Jane (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-23)
      Can a web redesign project be executed and created simultaneously? Inspired by the architect of the Seattle Public Library's innovative hyper-rational process, we embarked on a similar approach to redesign our website in ...
    • Developing Metadata Guidelines for TxHub 

      Duran, Albert; Long, Kara; Tomfohrde, Katie; Washington, Anne; Woodward, Nick (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      The DPLA Metadata Working Group formed in 2018 and was charged with developing a metadata application profile for the Texas aggregation hub. This group has worked closely with TDL through the development and pilot of the ...
    • Developing Metadata Guidelines for TxHub 

      Duran, Albert; Graciani Picardo, Paloma; Tarver, Hannah; Woodward, Nick (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-23)
      The DPLA Metadata Working Group formed in 2018 and was charged with developing a metadata application profile for the Texas aggregation hub. This group has worked closely with TDL through the development and pilot of the ...