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    • NIH Public Access Policy: What It Means for Authors and for Universities 

      Furrh, Jamie L. (2008-06-09)
      Part of the 2008 Consolidated Appropriations Act that Congress passed and President Bush signed includes a provision requiring the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to make its voluntary Public Access Policy mandatory. ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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. ...
    • TTU School of Law Digital Repository - Documenting a Tradition of Excellence 

      Wang, Fang (2010-05-17)
      Texas Tech University (TTU) Law Library spent the past year installing and customizing a DSpace instance to serve as the institutional repository of the TTU School of Law. This digital repository is the Law School’s first ...
    • 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 ...