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    • 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 ...
    • Automated Archiving of DVD Content 

      Nieto, Heriberto; Lamphear, Anna (2013-03-21)
      A little more than a decade after their introduction, DVDs are becoming obsolete. As a result collecting institutions must find a long term preservation solution for content in DVD format. To address this challenge the ...
    • Automating Digital Collection Processes 

      Starcher, Christopher; Luttrell, Robert (2016-05-25)
      Processing digital collections is tedious and time consuming. It is also susceptible to human error. Although it is impossible to automate all digital collection creation processes, at the Texas Tech University Libraries, ...
    • Barn Raising the Digital Humanities 

      Christy, Matthew; Potvin, Sarah; Clement, Tanya; Henry, Geneva; Mitchell, J. Lawrence; Hoover, Ryan (2013-04-16)
      Writing in a recent special issue of Journal of Library Administration dedicated to exploring “Digital Humanities in Libraries: New Models for Scholarly Engagement,” Miriam Posner references libraries and archives as ...
    • 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 ...
    • Batch Importing into DSpace with the SAFCreator 

      Creel, James (2016-05-24)
      A commonly difficult use case for any digital repository is the ingest of large batches of items. Batches can come from all sorts of campus and community stakeholders with varying types and quantities of content, differing ...
    • Batch processes for faculty work in an institutional repository 

      Borrego, Gilbert; Kehoe, Chris; Roberts, David; Lyon, Colleen (2016-05-25)
      IR managers frequently run into problems with getting submissions into their systems. Getting the word out to campus about the service can be difficult and even interested faculty may not always have time to follow through ...
    • “A Battle Axe in the Time of Battle” - Procedures, Policies and Other Protectants When Working With Sensitive Content 

      Ames, Eric (2016-05-25)
      Every collection has them: materials that contain sensitive content, from songs that disparage cultural groups to forms with identifying information like Social Security numbers and birthdates. And as more and more archival ...
    • Baylor University and the Texas Digital Library 

      Orr, Pattie (2010-05-17)
      Baylor University was one of the first institutions to join the Texas Digital Library and it has been integral to the development of the consortium as a collaborative enterprise. The presentation will discuss Baylor’s ...
    • Being an 'a11y': Increasing Accessibility in Born Digital Preservation 

      Snider, Lisa (2014-03-25)
      In the past few years, archivists and librarians have grappled with issues associated with the long term preservation of born digital materials. Are we considering the needs of people with disabilities when preserving these ...
    • Best Practices for Driving Adoption of Open Educational Resources (OER) 

      Morrison, Ashley J. (2017-05-24)
      Over the course of a semester, I identified instructors at the University of Texas at Austin currently building or utilizing open educational resources (OER) as course materials. I interviewed those instructors to learn ...
    • "Better Living in North Carolina": Challenges of Presenting Agricultural Statistics From The Past 

      Stewart, James R. (2016-05-25)
      The Special Collections Research Center at NCSU Libraries is exploring historical datasets as part of its LSTA-funded digitization project “Better Living in North Carolina: Bringing Technology To The People.” Through the ...
    • Beyond Text: Best Practices for Cataloging Music-ETDs and Associated Audio-Visual Materials 

      Hartsock, Ralph; Alemneh, Daniel (2016-05-25)
      Current writings about the cataloging and access creation for ETDs has focused solely on print or text. The performing arts, and increasingly, the sciences, utilize other media that must be accounted for during cataloging. ...
    • Beyond the Classroom: The Advantages of Open Educational Resources and Digital Collections in University Instruction and Research 

      Neal, Jessica C. (2017-05-24)
      Digital access platforms to special collections and archived materials paired with the increase in open educational resources (OER) has caused significant change in the tools scholars and instructors use to access, retrieve, ...
    • Beyond the Early Modern OCR Project 

      Christy, Matthew; Grumbach, Elizabeth; Mandell, Laura (2015-04-27)
      The Early Modern OCR Project (eMOP) is a Mellon Foundation grant funded project, nearing completion at the Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture (IDHMC) at Texas A&M University. eMOP’s goal is to improve ...
    • Beyond the Pages: Early Printed Books in Digital Collections 

      Laufersweiler, Barbara (2018-05-16)
      For early printed books, somewhere in the middle ground between simple image display and multispectral imaging, between metadata searches and virtual reality experiences, there are practical, low-cost, high-impact practices ...
    • Beyond Web-based Scholarly Works Repositories: The effect of institutional mandates on the faculty attitudes towards Institutional Repositories 

      Tmava, Ahmet Meti; Alemneh, Daniel (2014-03-25)
      In the last decade there has been a push from academic institutions to encourage faculty to deposit their work in web-based scholarly work repositories, commonly known as institutional repositories (IR). IRs are responsible ...
    • BIBFRAME Beginnings at UT Austin 

      Cofield, Melanie; Davis, Jee-Hyun; Brown, Amy; Quagliana, Alisha; Ringwood, Alan (2016-05-24)
      Staff from UT Libraries, the Harry Ransom Center, and the Tarlton Law Library have been collaborating in discussion group activities during the last year to develop knowledge and skills in anticipation of life after MARC, ...
    • Birds of a Feather: Archivematica 

      Allain, Sara; Krewer, Drew (2016-05-25)
      In this one hour Birds of a Feather session, we will discuss new and upcoming developments to Archivematica, the open-source digital preservation software platform. We will discuss features of the 1.5 Archivematica release, ...
    • Birthing Coetzee s Digital Archive 

      Adams, Abby (2018-05-16)
      J. M. Coetzee s global reputation rests on his literary output, for which he received a Nobel in 2003. Before he embarked on a career as a scholar and writer, the South African-born author was a computer programmer in the ...