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    • Session 3D | Evaluation and Adaptation: How Change Allowed Us to Thrive 

      Speer, Elizabeth (Texas Digital Library, 2022-04-25)
      As a participant in the Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) Wikidata Pilot, Texas A&M University (TAMU) created linked data in the Wikidata platform for a selected sample of mechanical engineering students, their ...
    • Session 1A | Accessibility in Digital A/V Collections 

      Hanke, Mirko; Bondurant, John (Texas Digital Library, 2022-05-23)
      Are you confused about the technical, legal, or logistical challenges associated with making collections of audiovisual materials available on the web? Do you get lost in the conversations about standards, formats, platforms, ...
    • What is Digital Librarianship?: A Texas Digital Library Interview Series 

      Gunnells, Alexandra; Santiago, Chloe; Coleman, Misha (Texas Digital Library, 2022-05-23)
      "​​Many academic libraries across Texas now maintain significant digital collections of resources. These collections may consist of digitized and/or born digital materials and are considered a part of the academic library’s ...
    • Programming for Open Access: Using Python to Promote Open File Formats in the Texas Data Repository 

      Goodale, Ian (Texas Digital Library, 2022-05-23)
      The preponderance of proprietary file formats being used for scholarly purposes poses an issue for the truly open dissemination of information. This was one of the key points identified by a working group I participated ...
    • Out of the Woods: Charting Metadata with Digital Tools 

      Ramirez, Ada Laura; Smith, Marian; Bowaniya, Salima; Weidner, Andrew (Texas Digital Library, 2022-05-23)
      In the fall of 2021, a metadata working group was created and charged to streamline the process of evaluating and refining metadata for a retrospective thesis and dissertations digitization (TDD) project at the University ...
    • University of North Texas Open Access Publication Review (2019-2021): Workflows and Insights 

      Scott, Megan; Johnson-Freeman, Whitney (Texas Digital Library, 2022-05-23)
      The University of North Texas’ Scholarly Works Open Access institutional repository is home to materials from the UNT community’s research, creative, and scholarly activities. Currently, we are conducting an Open Access ...
    • The Hitchhiker's Guide to Digital Preservation 

      Shapiro, Adrian (Texas Digital Library, 2022-05-23)
      Digital preservation is important, but how do I get started? This poster will provide a roadmap for how Texas Woman’s University built, and is continuing to build, a cross-departmental digital preservation program with the ...
    • Working as a Digitization Student 

      Crepeau, Jarrett (Texas Digital Library, 2022-05-23)
      For this poster proposal, I will be discussing my experience as an Imaging Lead for the Kempner Fund Project at the Digital Projects Lab at the University of North Texas. My role at the lab consists of digitizing, item ...
    • Exploring Tools for Improving Negative Capture 

      Mazzei, Erin (Texas Digital Library, 2022-05-23)
      In just the past few years, the technology for digitizing slides and negatives has been evolving rapidly. Boosted in part by individual photographers seeking better quality for their own negatives, the result is a wide ...
    • Session 1H | Getting to know you: Results of the Texas Data Repository User Survey 

      Chan-Park, Christina; Sare, Laura; Waugh, Laura (2022-05-23)
      "The Assessment Committee of the Texas Data Repository (TDR) Steering Committee conducted a survey in Spring 2022 of TDR users. The TDR uses the Dataverse platform for publishing and archiving datasets (and other data ...
    • Session 1F | Retaining Student Employees in Digital Libraries 

      Kellum, Christina (2022-05-23)
      Holding a space for student supervisors to come together and discuss student employee retention efforts including conversations about student employees, hiring resources, sharing advice, and offering shared experiences. ...
    • Session 1F | Shared Experiences from Graduate Students 

      Johnson-Freeman, Whitney (2022-05-23)
      As a graduate student, I wasn't sure how to translate my work into a conference proposal. Admittedly, I still struggle with this, and I've seen this in the graduate students I've managed. I'd like to organize a BOAF ...
    • Session 1D | Imaging Group Birds-of-a-Feather 

      Mazzei, Erin; Willis, Shannon; Jones, Jerrell; McIntosh, Marcia; McKee, Margaret (2022-05-23)
      The TDL Imaging Group was founded in 2019 to address the challenges of cultural heritage imaging among regional practitioners. The groups’ goals include exchanging knowledge on topics such as equipment use, color management, ...
    • Session 1H | The Lessons My Sheep have Taught Me About Working With Faculty 

      Herbert, Bruce (2022-05-23)
      I raise a heritage breed of sheep called Gulf Coast Native. They are smart, hardy and willful. I was standing out in my back paddock and started thinking that working with my herd provides important lessons about libraries ...
    • Session 1H | Sprinting While Juggling: Learning Through Immersive Community GIS Skill-Building 

      Flaxbart, Jennifer; Been, Joshua; Claunch, Kristina; Henry, Cynthia; Jones, Sylvia (2022-05-23)
      "In July 2021, the Mentoring Subcommittee of the Texas Digital Library’s GIS Interest Group (IG) planned and sponsored a GIS Learning Community Sprint. This free virtual initiative utilized an approach to learning GIS ...
    • Session J1H | Creative Writing: Imperfection is Encouraged 

      Pike, Ursula (2022-05-23)
      In this workshop, we'll talk about writing for everyone. We'll give tips for writing when you don't feel inspired. Writer's Block is often perfectionism keeping us from expressing ourselves. Participants will be given ...
    • Session 1B | It’s alive! Reviving OER with interactive content to create a living online course 

      McLeod, John; Davis, Mick; Masura, Julie; Jones, Christine (2022-05-23)
      "The 5Rs of OER are not only a framework for licensing, but an opportunity to breathe life into texts that might otherwise be forgotten. The 5Rs also power the generosity that open education advocates and practitioners ...
    • Session 1G | DSpace User Group Birds-of-a-Feather 

      Fairweather-Leitch, Taylor; Lyon, Colleen (2022-05-23)
      The DSpace User Group (DUG) meets monthly to discuss all things DSpace/Repositories - we would like to carry on the conversation at TCDL. Our round-table discussion will consist of introductions, sharing the cool things ...
    • Session 1H | Breathing New Life into Maverick Veterans’ Voices Using Oral History Metadata Synthesizer 

      Ohira, Yumi (2022-05-23)
      "University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) is the nation’s No. 1 four-year institution for veterans and their families to earn a college degree. The University serves and supports UTA veterans and their families enabling them ...
    • Session 1H | Piloting OpenProject for Digital Projects 

      McIntosh, Marcia (2022-05-23)
      One digitization lab continues its development of project management systems by piloting the open source software OpenProject. Come hear about the many features and how the lab has customized OpenProject to track digital ...