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    • 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; 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Developments in the 3Dhotbed Collection 

      McIntosh, Marcia (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-23)
      The 3Dhotbed (3D History of the Book Education) collection has grown in several areas since its debut at TCDL in spring 2017. It has continued to fill the need for affordable teaching models for early type-casting and now ...
    • Digital Commons at Rhode Island School of Design: Collaboration and Integration of Art and Design Practice Toward a Digital Library Program 

      Pompelia, Mark (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-23)
      The Rhode Island School of Design launched its Digital Commons institutional repository following a multi-year period of research and investigation that began with preliminary conversations with the school’s Department of ...
    • Digital on a Shoestring: Omeka with AWS 

      Sorensen, Kristy; Vinke, John (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary had previously relied on a combination of iTunesU and CD/DVDs to make media content available to students and the wider community, but when Apple announced that they would no longer ...
    • Discovering, Documenting, and Highlighting Collections of Texas Digital Library Member Institutions 

      Zipperer, Rachael (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      As a capstone to complete my master’s degree, I am undertaking a project with the Texas Digital Library (TDL) to better document and highlight the digital collections of TDL’s member institutions. As a consortium of Texas ...