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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 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 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 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 | 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 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 ...
    • 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 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 2A | Opening Plenary & Keynote 

      Westbrooks, Elaine; DeForest, Lea; Zerangue, Amanda; Park, Kristi (2022-05-24)
    • Session 2B | Achieving Unified Search across Digital Repository Platforms 

      Creel, James; Huff, Jeremy; Savell, Jason; Welling, William; Laddusaw, Ryan; Day, Kevin (2022-05-24)
      "Texas A&M University Libraries have begun going live with production exhibits in the new open-source Solr AGgregation Engine (SAGE). SAGE has been in development since 2019 and consists in two complimentary feature sets: ...
    • Session 2B | Migration from Dspace to Islandora version 8 

      Peters, Todd; Long, Jason (2022-05-24)
      This presentation will discuss the recent installation of an Islandora 8 repository at Texas State University. The University Libraries has maintained a Dspace repository serving as an Institutional Repository for several ...
    • Session 2C | Juggling Digital Content: Developing Policies for Access and Preservation 

      Johnson, Emily; Barrera-Gomez, Julianna; Law, Kristin (2022-05-24)
      In 2020, UTSA Libraries launched a new DSpace Institutional Repository called the Runner Research Press. Previously, the only existing access platform for digital content was CONTENTdm, which showcases digitized material ...
    • Session 2C | Wrangling Serial Titles and Place Names in the UNT Libraries’ Digital Collections 

      Phillips, Mark (2022-05-24)
      The UNT Libraries’ Digital Collections has grown to include over 3 million unique digital resources including maps, newspapers, photographs, audio, and video records. These digital collections use the UNTL metadata format, ...