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    • Collaborative Governance: Creating Shared Leadership for a Unified User Experience 

      Bolton, Micheal; German, Elizabeth; Mosbo, Julie; Potvin, Sarah (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      "For years, the line between public and technical services has narrowed, blurred, and, in many ways, eroded. From a user-centric point of view, there is no difference between the libraries’ chat service, article access, ...
    • Lightning Talk from a 2019 Cohort Fellow on the Authenticity Project Fellowship 

      Donahue, Raquel (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      The Authenticity Project Fellowship Program is a joint, three-year project (2019-2021) between the HBCU Library Alliance (HBCU LA) and the Council on Library and Information Resources’ Digital Library Federation (CLIR/DLF), ...
    • Reclaiming Resonance Through Research: Academic Libraries Create New Ways to Service their Growing Campus Community 

      Troutman, Brooke (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      At the University of Texas at Arlington Libraries, a new service has been created by the librarians in the Faculty Services and Online Engagement (FSOE) department. This new service is focused on tenured or tenure track ...
    • Texas Data Repository - National Transportation Library Conformant Data Repository 

      Nugent, Michael (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      In 2018, I started the process of submitting the Texas Data Repository (TDR) to the National Transportation Library (NTL) for inclusion in its list of data repositories conformant with the US Department of Transportation's ...
    • Two Decades of Advances in Electronic Theses and Dissertations: Reviews 

      Alemneh, Daniel (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      The year 2019 marks 20 years since innovative academic institutions' (or early adopters') implemented ETD, requiring students to submit theses and dissertations in electronic format. The past two decades have seen some ...
    • User-Configurable Discovery Across Collections 

      Bolton, Michael; Creel, James; Day, Kevin; Hahn, Doug; Huff, Jeremy; Laddusaw, Ryan; Savell, Jason; Welling, William (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      A persistent challenge facing the digital library community is how to provide a single discovery interface for a large set of heterogeneous digital collections. To address this challenge, the development team at Texas A&M ...
    • The State of Open Access in Texas Institutions 

      Hawkins, Kevin; Herbert, Bruce; Lyon, Colleen; Park, Kristi; Thomas, Camille; White, Justin (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      This panel will include representatives of institutions across Texas engaged in Open Access and broader Open Agenda outreach and implementation. Attendees will hear about policy development, outreach, infrastructure, ...
    • Breaking Down Barriers to Texas News Content 

      Krahmer, Ana; Phillips, Mark (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      For over a decade, the Texas Digital Newspaper Program (TDNP) has been digitizing, preserving, and providing access to newspapers from across Texas. As a part of The Portal to Texas History (PTTH), out of the UNT Libraries, ...
    • Digital on a Shoestring: Omeka with AWS 

      Sorensen, Kristy; Vinke, John (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary had previously relied on a combination of iTunesU and CD/DVDs to make media content available to students and the wider community, but when Apple announced that they would no longer ...
    • CAP - Curators' Administrative Platform - A Flexible Approach to Repository Management 

      Bolton, Michael; Creel, James; Day, Kevin; Hahn, Doug; Huff, Jeremy; Laddusaw, Ryan; Savell, Jason; Welling, William (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      The Applications Development team at Texas A&M Libraries has developed an innovative approach to IR (Institutional Repository) management with an open-source application called CAP (Curators’ Administration Platform) ...
    • Further Together with Spotlight: Building an Open Community of Digital Exhibit Creators 

      Bolton, Michael (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      Developed at Stanford with the goal of providing a sustainable, repository-agnostic tool for building online exhibits, the open source Spotlight tool has a growing community of users. And this growing community continues ...
    • OHMS for Voces: Where Technology Meets History 

      Rivas-Rodriguez, Maggie; Yang, Larry (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      The Voces Oral History Project has an extensive collection of Latino oral history recorded interviews, available at the Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collections. Journalistic treatments of those interviews have long ...
    • Everyone’s All In: A Case Study of Integrating Oral Histories Into the Classroom 

      Visintainer, Sean; Weischedel, Kristen (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      Oral histories can be a dynamic tool to engage the university and regional stakeholders, expand collections, fill in collecting weaknesses and represent otherwise marginalized communities. At the University of Texas Rio ...
    • 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 ...
    • Bridging the Gap Between Librarians and Developers 

      Creel, James; Guzman, Allyssa; Slater, Dustin; Washington, Anne (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      In libraries, we’ve traditionally worked to navigate the divide between public and technical services. However, with the advent of digital libraries and collections, the role of the IT department has expanded within the ...
    • Unlocking Access: Building an Inventory Control System for a High-Density Storage Facility 

      Arnspiger, Crystal; Martin, Wendy (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      High-density storage facilities rely on inventory control software to locate and retrieve the physical library resources they hold. In 2018, the University of Texas Libraries rose to the challenge of updating the inventory ...
    • Vireo 4 

      Smutniak, Frank; Starcher, Christopher (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      The Vireo 4 Thesis and Dissertation Management System is ready for deployment and use following several years of development. Vireo provides institutions with the capability to customize their workflows and use specific ...
    • A Question of Access: Section 508, ADA, and You 

      Plumer, Danielle; Rowe, Ronda; Tusa, Sara (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      In 2018, the U.S. Access Board put into place a revision of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to incorporate World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0). Since then, state ...
    • A Quest to Upgrade from a Legacy to a Modern Open Source Repository 

      Casados, Teblos; Goldsmith, Beth; Knudson, Frances; Neblitt-Jones, Valentina; Sacks, Sara; Thomas, Cristel; Trujillo, Valerie (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      The Los Alamos National Laboratory Research Library is facing the inevitable need to upgrade software supporting online tools. Our legacy repository was developed in house and grew with our data model and environment - ...
    • Assessing the Texas Data Repository: Determining What to Measure and How 

      Chan-Park, Christina; Lindsey, Nerissa; McElfresh, Laura; Waugh, Laura (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      Background: The Texas Data Repository (TDR) was launched in Spring 2017. The TDR is built on the Dataverse software platform and hosted by the Texas Digital Library (TDL)—a consortium of higher education institutions in ...