Recent Submissions

  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...