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    • The Texas A&M University Libraries Bridge Group: First Year Report 

      Goodwin, Susan; Weimer, Kathy; Koenig, Jay; Furubotton, Lisa; Jaros, Joe; McGeachin, Robert; Tucker, Sandy (2008-06-09)
      The Texas A&M University Libraries Bridge Group was formed in 2007 and charged to "support the developing infrastructure of the Texas A&M University's and TDL's Repositories" by increasing the awareness among library staff ...
    • ETD Management in the Texas Digital Library 

      Brace, Tim; Mikeal, Adam; Paz, Jay; Phillips, Scott; McFarland, Mark; Leggett, John (2008-06-09)
      One of the earliest TDL initiatives was a federated collection of electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) from across the state. There are currently four schools contributing over 4000 ETDs per year, and with 16 ...
    • Toward Automatic Metadata Assignment in the Texas A&M University Digital Repository 

      Creel, James; Maslov, Alexey; Mikeal, Adam; Phillips, Scott (2009-05-27)
      We are researching and developing tools to automatically assign high-quality metadata to documents in the Texas A&M University Digital Repository, a DSpace repository. A reliable automation of the metadata assignment process ...
    • Collection Development for an Environmental Science Digital Library 

      Hall, Nathan (2009-05-27)
      This presentation will focus on University of North Texas Libraries’ strategies for creating digital collections and services from datasets for users outside of formal education and research in support a proposed international ...
    • Repository Interoperability in the Texas Digital Library Through the Use of OAI-ORE 

      Maslov, Alexey; Creel, James; Mikeal, Adam; Phillips, Scott (2009-05-27)
      One of the more prominent projects undertaken by the Texas Digital Library is the creation and maintenance of a federated collection of Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs) from its member institutions. Currently, ...
    • ETD Management in DSpace 

      Mikeal, Adam; Creel, James; Maslov, Alexey; Phillips, Scott (2009-05-27)
      The Texas Digital Library (TDL) is a consortium of public and private educational institutions from across the state of Texas. Founded in 2005, TDL exists to promote the scholarly activities of its members. One such activity ...
    • Effective Tools for Digital Object Management 

      Moore, Jeremy; Fisher, Sarah Lynn (2009-05-27)
      The organization of digital files during the development of digital collections is as important as the organization of physical objects on library shelves. Digital objects can be lost as quickly as they are created without ...
    • Metadata Quality Assurance: The University of North Texas Libraries Experience 

      Alemneh, Daniel; Tarver, Hannah (2009-05-27)
      Libraries exist to connect users with resources and information. In a traditional library, a card or online catalog is merely one aspect of finding and accessing holdings, albeit an essential one. In the same way, for ...
    • The Texas Digital Library Preservation Network 

      Bolton, Michael (2009-05-27)
      The TDL is developing a Preservation Network to support the repositories and collections of the scholarly output of the State of Texas. The Preservation Network will be a network of repository and redundant systems, located ...
    • Digital Repository 2.0: Lessons Learned and Applied 

      Nordstrom, Kurt; Fredericks, Brandon (2009-05-27)
      The Portal to Texas History at The University of North Texas Libraries is a comprehensive system for storing and providing access to a very large number of digital objects of historical significance to the state of Texas. ...
    • Matching a Digitization Project’s Workflow to the Collection and Its Owner 

      Logan, Tim; Stuhr, Darryl (2009-05-28)
      While there is a general pattern to the workflow for digitization projects, each collection and its owner-sponsor offer a different set of challenges and opportunities for managing the collection processing, especially ...
    • Texas Digital Repository Services Update 

      Steans, Ryan (2009-05-28)
      The Texas Digital Library (TDL) is a multi-university consortium formed to provide and support a fully online scholarly community for institutions of higher learning in Texas. The TDL is developing applications such as ...
    • Train to Share: Statewide Interoperability Training for Cultural Heritage Institutions 

      Plumer, Danielle; Frizzell, Karen (2009-05-28)
      In 2008, the Texas State Library and Archives Commission, working with the University of North Texas Libraries, Amigos Library Services, and a variety of additional partners and participants, was awarded an IMLS Laura Bush ...
    • Redesigning the Portal to Texas History: A User-centered Design Approach Involving the Genealogical Community 

      Murray, Kathleen (2009-05-28)
      In 2007, the Digital Projects Unit of the University of North Texas Libraries began a two-year effort to redesign the interface to the Libraries’ Portal to Texas History. The Portal provides a digital gateway to collections ...
    • Vireo ETD Submission and Management System- Update 2010 

      Nürnberg, Peter (2010-05-17)
      This presentation will provide an update regarding work done on the Vireo ETD system, its current maintenance status, and plans for Vireo for 2010 and beyond. Vireo is the TDL’s Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Submission ...
    • TDL Metadata Working Group Update 

      Alemneh, Daniel; Davis, Jee-Hyun; Chen, Mingyu; Mercer, Holly; Hazzard, Jeanne; Harlan, Amanda; Thomale, Jason (2010-05-17)
      The forum will update participants on the status of three projects undertaken by the Metadata Working Group in 2009 - 2010: (1) Design of a metadata information website, (2) Creation of best practices for images and datasets, ...
    • Scanning to PDFA: Buildling a Digital Collection fo rAccess AND Preservation 

      Clement, Gail; Halling, Derek; Burford, Nancy; Carrigan, Esther; Moberly, Heather (2010-05-17)
      The Texas A&M University Medical Sciences Library partnered with Oklahoma State University Libraries to digitize the Index-Catalogue of Medical and Veterinary Zoology, a multilingual periodical published by the US Government ...
    • An Evolving Model for Supporting Scholarly Communication at Texas A&M University 

      Mercer, Holly (2010-05-17)
      In 2007, the Texas A&M University Libraries Bridge Group was charged to "support the developing infrastructure of the Texas A&M University’s and TDL’s Repositories." The group reported on its activities at the 2008 TCDL. ...
    • The Texas Water Digital Library 

      Maidment, David (2010-05-17)
      The Texas Water Digital Library is a new effort centered at the Texas Digital Library, intended to create a central location for research and scholarly works created by researchers at Texas institutions. The TWDL will ...
    • Los Primeros Libros 

      duPlessis, Anton (2010-05-17)
      The Impresos Mexicanos del Siglo XVI project will build a digital collection of the first books printed in Mexico before 1601. These monographs are very important because they represent the first printing in the New World ...