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    • 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 ...
    • Providing Effective Information Services for RCN CE3SAR Project 

      Xu, Hong (2013-03-21)
      The research coordination network (RCN) – Climate, Energy, Environment and Engagement in Semiarid Regions (CE3SAR) is a NSF funded project. The overarching goal of the RCN CE3SAR is to form a robust research, educational ...
    • How Digital Libraries Can Create a Culture of Open Access on Campus 

      Keralis, Spencer; Helge, Kris; Waugh, Laura; Stark, Shannon; Najmi, Anjum (2013-03-21)
      As Open Access has flourished into an International movement that is shaping the progressive landscape of scholarly communication, a growing number of institutions are implementing policy changes aimed at the higher ...
    • Pasteur’s Own Hand: The Creation of a Digital Repository 

      Greene, Mira (2013-03-21)
      The Truman G. Blocker, Jr. History of Medicine Collections at the Moody Medical Library at the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, was awarded a NN/LM South Central Region Digital Preservation & Access ...
    • The Austin Fanzine Project: Phase Two 

      Hecker, Jennifer; Powell, Kevin (2013-03-21)
      A fanzine is a "nonprofessional and nonofficial publication produced by fans of a particular cultural phenomenon (such as a literary or musical genre) for the pleasure of others who share their interest” (Wikipedia). You ...
    • From Mishmash to MeSH: Subject Headings Changes for a Collection 

      Kainerstorfer, Cameron; Perkins, Heather (2013-03-21)
      What is the half-life of a subject heading? Transfer between systems, input errors, workflow and staff changes all contribute to decay in subject heading quality. This presentation will cover highlights from a recent project ...
    • Determining and Mapping Locations of Study in Scholarly Documents: A Spatial Representation and Visualization Tool for Information Discovery 

      Creel, James; Weimer, Katherine (2013-03-21)
      Theses and dissertations play a significant role in the scholarly literature and often refer to locations of interest or regions under study. Through geoparsing, which is the identification and disambiguation of place ...
    • Integrating the Classroom and the Digitization Center: An Innovative Approach 

      Ames, Eric (2013-03-21)
      Following several successful years of building increasingly larger, highly impactful digital collections, the Baylor University Digital Projects Group chose the Spring 2013 semester to take the next step in its development ...
    • Online Metadata Generator for Research Data 

      Reilly, Michele; de la Cruz Gutierrez, Manuel (2013-03-21)
      NSF, NIH and other funding agencies are now requiring Data Management Plans that include the expectation of sharing research data. To facilitate this expectation, librarians from the University of Houston are developing ...
    • From Custody to Collaboration: The Post-Custodial Archival Model at the University of Texas Libraries 

      Norsworthy, Kent; Sangwand, T-Kay (2013-03-21)
      Despite living in an age of ubiquitous access to digital information, scholars still struggle to access both the physical and digital primary sources needed for research and teaching. This can be due to limited access to ...
    • Vamp It Up and Make It Better: Auditing and Upgrading Metadata in the UH Digital Library 

      Thompson, Santi; Wu, Annie (2013-03-21)
      Since 2009 the University of Houston Libraries have expanded access to the rare and special collections through the University of Houston Digital Library (UHDL). Three years and nearly 50,000 digital items later, UHDL has ...
    • Understanding Large Digital Collections and Learning New Tools: The Texas Digital Newspaper Program Visualizations. 

      Phillips, Mark; Hicks, Will (2013-03-21)
      As digital library collections continue to increase in size it becomes necessary to use new tools and techniques to communicate and understand the rich content held in these collections to curators and end users. This ...
    • GALILEO Knowledge Repository (GKR): A Collaborative Statewide Institutional Repository 

      Givens, Marlee (2013-03-21)
      In 2004, a small group of libraries from the University System of Georgia (USG) began discussing the idea of building a collaborative statewide institutional repository (IR). Georgia Tech was just starting SMARTech, a ...
    • The Digital Preservation Network at UT Austin 

      Jordan, Chris (2013-03-21)
      The University of Texas at Austin is a key participant in the Digital Preservation Network(DPN), an organization that intends to provide a common vehicle for long-term preservation of the most important scholarly products ...
    • Extreme Makeover: Digital Library Edition 

      Cofield, Melanie (2013-03-21)
      Featuring a digital library of early Texas legal documents built more than a decade ago and needing upgrades, this is a tale of renovation efforts requiring a sustained group effort. Librarians, archivists, students, and ...
    • A Comparison of Features Among ETD Submission Systems 

      Larrison, Stephanie (2013-03-26)
      My poster will provide a comparison of features offered by different Electronic Thesis and Dissertation submission systems in an easy to understand and visually appealing table. The intent of this poster is to offer a quick ...
    • Metadata Quality in Texas Woman's University's Digital Collection 

      Bookman, Amber (2013-03-26)
      Accessibility to information despite physical proximity is now an expectation of many students and professionals. However, few appreciate what it takes to translate physical media and archival items into digital representations ...
    • @InstitutionalRepository How Do I Preserve Internet Ephemera? #Twitter #Wordpress 

      Gaede, Franny (2013-03-26)
      University repositories are tasked with collecting and preserving the intellectual output of their institutions. Colleges and departments are adopting social media to connect with alumni, participate in disciplinary ...
    • CONTENTdm to DSpace- Why? 

      Perrin, Joy (2013-03-26)
      This poster outlines TTU’s decision to move all our digital library content from CONTENTdm to DSpace. The poster will include statistics and results from some of our tests that showed that for us CONTENTdm was not serving ...
    • Mapping the Southwest Project: Putting the Region’s Maps Online 

      Alemneh, Daniel; Jones, Jerrell; Hartman, Cathy; Phillips, Mark; Hodges, Ann; Husman, Ben (2013-03-26)
      The University of North Texas Libraries and its partner, the University of Texas at Arlington’s Special Collections, are working on a 3-year (2010 to 2013) collaborative “Mapping the Southwest” project, sponsored by a ...