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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Barn Raising the Digital Humanities 

      Christy, Matthew; Potvin, Sarah; Clement, Tanya; Henry, Geneva; Mitchell, J. Lawrence; Hoover, Ryan (2013-04-16)
      Writing in a recent special issue of Journal of Library Administration dedicated to exploring “Digital Humanities in Libraries: New Models for Scholarly Engagement,” Miriam Posner references libraries and archives as ...
    • Building an Online Data Management Plan Tool 

      Reilly, Michele; Dryden, Anita (2013-03-26)
      Following the 2011 announcement by the National Science Foundation (NSF) that they would begin requiring Data Management Plans with every funding application, the University of Houston Libraries explored ways to support ...
    • Challenges and Opportunities: A Library Directors' Panel Discussion 

      Anderson, William; Dyal, Donald; Shupala, Christine; Ferrier, Douglas; McQuesten, Pamela; Heath, Joan (2013-04-29)
      A panel consisting of several heads of Texas academic libraries will discuss the pressing issues facing university libraries today. The panel discussion will be led by UT i-School faculty member William Anderson and will ...
    • Collection Development for an Institutional Repository through Collaborations between Departments 

      Randtke, Wilhelmina; Detweiler, Brian (2013-03-26)
      Poster presentation: St. Mary’s University School of Law’s Sarita Kenedy East Law Library recently launched an institutional repository. The School of Law and law library had no preexisting digital collections. In order ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Curation and Preservation Services: Adapting Frameworks and Tools to Enable Sustainable Programs 

      McGovern, Nancy (2013-04-30)
      Since 1996, the digital preservation community has been developing and refining standards and practice. For more than a decade, organizations responsible for managing digital content over time have been adapting and adopting ...
    • Current Practices in Quality Assurance for Web Archives 

      Reyes, Brenda (2013-04-19)
      Web archiving is the process of storing and maintaining Internet resources (such as websites) to preserve them as a historical, informational, legal, or evidential record. The process involves three stages: selecting ...
    • The Denton Declaration: An Open Data Manifesto 

      Keralis, Spencer; Stark, Shannon (2013-03-26)
      On May 22, 2012 at the University of North Texas, a group of technologists and librarians, scholars and researchers, university administrators, and other stakeholders gathered to discuss and articulate best practices and ...
    • 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 ...
    • The Development and Implementation of an Interdepartmental Digitization Workflow 

      Westbrook, R. Niccole; Prilop, Valerie (2013-04-19)
      The science of creating workflows that involve multiple departments within a large organization can be challenging, especially when the projects handled by the workflow are complex and involve a number of stakeholders. ...
    • Digital Curation Micro-Applications: Digital Lifecycle Management with AutoHotkey 

      Weidner, Andrew; Wilson, Robert John III; Alemneh, Daniel (2013-03-26)
      Maintaining usable and sustainable digital collections requires a complex set of actions that address the many challenges at various stages of the digital object lifecycle. Digital curation activities enhance access and ...
    • 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 ...
    • ETD Embargoes: A Comparison of Institutional Policies and Practices 

      Larrison, Stephanie; Hammons, Laura; Henry, Geneva (2013-05-09)
      ETD embargoes policies and practices vary widely among institutions. Although institutional websites often make embargo policies quite clear, the practices that support those policies is less so. Even more interesting, ...
    • Evolutions: Digitization vs. Digital Born Photography in Urban Architecture 

      Holmes, Scott; Swenson, Kris (2013-03-26)
      The Fort Worth Evolutions project takes original material by Ft. Worth commercial photographer W.D. Smith and creates a modern view of those photographs. Images taken in the 1920s-1950s are retaken from the same angle in ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...