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    • Toolkit-a-Gogo: Bridge2Hyku’s Exporter and Importer are Ready to Go 

      Crocken, Todd (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      The University of Houston (UH) Libraries, in partnership and consultation with numerous institutions, was awarded an IMLS National Leadership/Project Grant (LG-70-17-0217-17) to support the creation of the Bridge2Hyku (B2H) ...
    • Reclaiming Resonance Through Research: Academic Libraries Create New Ways to Service their Growing Campus Community 

      Troutman, Brooke (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      At the University of Texas at Arlington Libraries, a new service has been created by the librarians in the Faculty Services and Online Engagement (FSOE) department. This new service is focused on tenured or tenure track ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Texas Data Repository Usage through April 2019 

      Chan-Park, Christina; Waugh, Laura (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      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 Texas. Currently, ...
    • Lightning Talk from a 2019 Cohort Fellow on the Authenticity Project Fellowship 

      Donahue, Raquel (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      The Authenticity Project Fellowship Program is a joint, three-year project (2019-2021) between the HBCU Library Alliance (HBCU LA) and the Council on Library and Information Resources’ Digital Library Federation (CLIR/DLF), ...
    • Using Open Source Tools to Improve DSpace Statistics 

      Borrego, Gilbert; Hill, Natalie; Liu, Chia-Hui; Lyon, Colleen (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      One of the ways library staff demonstrate value to repository submitters is through the use of usage statistics. While DSpace provides usage statistics on page views and downloads, the accuracy of those numbers has been ...
    • Migrating Audiovisual Assets from Glifos to Islandora 

      Wheeler, Brenna; Kapacinskas, Natalia (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      Our poster will document a joint effort between two University of Texas MSIS students and metadata staff from the Briscoe Center for American History to create a repository migration plan for audiovisual assets. Specifically, ...
    • The IRUS-USA Pilot Project: Collecting Standardized IR Usage Statistics 

      Chaplin, David; Graham, Wayne; Jones, Hilary; Kim, Katherine; Lambert, Jo; Macintyre, Ross; Needham, Paul; Nowviskie, Bethany; Perrin, Joy; Rubinow, Sara; Thompson, Santi; Williford, Christa; Wong, Laura (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      The value of Open Access (OA) in supporting effective research is widely recognized. Institutional repositories perform a key role, facilitating global knowledge sharing and enabling academic institutions to share research ...
    • Unlocking Access: Building an Inventory Control System for a High-Density Storage Facility 

      Arnspiger, Crystal; Martin, Wendy (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      High-density storage facilities rely on inventory control software to locate and retrieve the physical library resources they hold. In 2018, the University of Texas Libraries rose to the challenge of updating the inventory ...
    • Texas Data Repository - National Transportation Library Conformant Data Repository 

      Nugent, Michael (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      In 2018, I started the process of submitting the Texas Data Repository (TDR) to the National Transportation Library (NTL) for inclusion in its list of data repositories conformant with the US Department of Transportation's ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Maximizing the Use of Digital Libraries: Training researchers Through an Online Certificate Program 

      Been, Joshua; Chan-Park, Christina; Solis, John (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      Digital libraries worldwide are filled with textual, numerical, and image data that are openly available to researchers and the general public. However, many researchers do not know how to access this data or how to ...
    • 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 ...
    • Two Decades of Advances in Electronic Theses and Dissertations: Reviews 

      Alemneh, Daniel (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      The year 2019 marks 20 years since innovative academic institutions' (or early adopters') implemented ETD, requiring students to submit theses and dissertations in electronic format. The past two decades have seen some ...
    • 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, ...
    • Increasing Access to Content-Rich Publications from Web Archives with Machine Learning Models 

      Caragea, Cornelia; Fox, Nathan; Patel, Krutarth; Phillips, Mark (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      The University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries, in partnership with the University of Illinois at Chicago, were awarded a National Leadership Grant (IMLS:LG-71-17-0202-17) from the Institute of Museum and Library Services ...
    • The State of Open Access in Texas Institutions 

      Hawkins, Kevin; Herbert, Bruce; Lyon, Colleen; Park, Kristi; Thomas, Camille; White, Justin (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      This panel will include representatives of institutions across Texas engaged in Open Access and broader Open Agenda outreach and implementation. Attendees will hear about policy development, outreach, infrastructure, ...