Now showing items 1-20 of 29

    • Introducing the Expanding Dataverse 

      Castro, Eleni; Quigley, Elizabeth (2015-04-27)
      The Dataverse Project started in 2006 at Harvard’s Institute for Quantitative Social Science as an open­ source software application to share, cite and archive data. From its beginnings, Dataverse (then referred as the ...
    • All In For the Bears: The History and Impact of the Baylor University Libraries Athletics Archive 

      Stuhr, Darryl; Ames, Eric (2015-04-27)
      When members of the Digital Projects Group in Baylor’s Electronic Library first sat down with legendary football head coach Grant Teaff, they couldn't have predicted the scope and impact the resulting Baylor University ...
    • Collaboration in Education: Creating a Searchable Database for Dissertations 

      Brown, Sarah Engledow (2015-04-27)
      Texas A&M University Corpus Christi is a member of the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate. This is a consortium of colleges who offer the Ed.D. degree. As part of the CPED, the College of Education asked me to ...
    • Accessing the Making Cancer History® Voices Oral History Collection 

      Garza, Jose Javier (2015-04-27)
      The Historical Resources Center of the UT MD Anderson Cancer Center has been collecting oral history interviews since 2000. With over sixty participants and several hundred hours of interview footage, the archives is using ...
    • ArchivesDirect Pilot - Road-testing Archivematica hosting in DuraCloud 

      Mumma, Courtney; Rushing, Amy; Barrera-Gomez, Julianna (2015-04-27)
      UTSA Library was one of 9 pilot partners who tested Archivematica hosted in DuraCloud over several months in the Fall/Winter of 2014/2015. The purpose of the testing was to launch the first open-source, OAIS digital ...
    • Emerging Trends and Evolving Issues in Open Access and Scholarly Communications 

      Alemneh, Daniel; Helge, Kris; Priyanto, Ida Fajar; Tmava, Ahmet Meti (2015-04-27)
      The manner in which scholarly research is conducted is changing rapidly. As researchers continue to produce and share a wide variety of research outputs and scholarly contributions, in new ways, understanding of the factors ...
    • Voices from Small Places 

      Snowden, Kelley; Beisel, Perky; Reynolds, Linda (2015-04-27)
      When the economic power of a small rural community declines, there’s still value in the social history that defines a place. Researchers at Stephen F. Austin State University help communities preserve and pass on what’s ...
    • Using Islandora for Open-Source Powered Digital Collections 

      Keswick, Tommy (2015-04-27)
      Islandora brings together the Fedora Repository Project, the Drupal content management system, and the Apache Solr search platform to enable librarians and other content managers to easily ingest and create collections ...
    • Using the DuraCloud REST Interface 

      Bolton, Michael (2015-04-27)
      DuraSpace has developed a robust REST interface for managing data in a DuraCloud instance and TDL has implemented that interface in the TDL instances. Developing scripts and programs that use this interface, customers can ...
    • Using Omeka and Neatline to Build an Interactive Campus Map 

      King, Max; Strohm, Adam (2015-04-27)
      The Illinois Institute of Technology campus was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2005, and contains a building, Mies van der Rohe's S.R. Crown Hall, that was named a National Historic Landmark in 2001. ...
    • “The sight of your letter pricks my heart through”: Digitizing the Brownings’ Correspondence at the Harry Ransom Center 

      Floyd, Susan (2015-04-27)
      This presentation will hit upon several of the conference’s broad areas of concern, highlighting unexpected finds within these important collection materials, institutional partnerships, and “showing off a digital project.” ...
    • Using Viewshare to feature the Breitenbach Mexican Mask Collection 

      Williamson, James (2015-04-27)
      In the spring of 2013, Newton Gresham Library at Sam Houston State University sought ways to highlight its large collection of modern and traditional Mexican masks. Representations of each mask had been uploaded to the ...
    • Archivematica: More human than robot 

      Mumma, Courtney (2015-04-27)
      This talk will discuss workflows and preservation planning in Archivematica. Its focus will be on ways that Artefactual develops the system to allow for automation of as much as possible without overlooking tasks and ...
    • Hitting the Road towards a Greater Digital Destination: Evaluating and Testing DAMS at the University of Houston Libraries 

      Thompson, Santi; Wu, Annie; Weidner, Andrew; Watkins, Sean; Prilop, Valerie; Vacek, Rachel (2015-04-27)
      Since 2009, the University of Houston (UH) Libraries has digitized tens of thousands of rare and unique items and made them available for research through its UH Digital Library (UHDL) based on CONTENTdm. Six years later, ...
    • Austin Music Documentation Initiative Portal 

      Atkins, Grace; Rainey, Hannah; Selvidge, Jeremy (2015-04-27)
      Austin, Texas is famous for a thriving music scene. The contemporary scene is apparent to all who travel and move to Austin, yet the rich history and development of the music scene is hidden in various private and public ...
    • Beyond the Early Modern OCR Project 

      Christy, Matthew; Grumbach, Elizabeth; Mandell, Laura (2015-04-27)
      The Early Modern OCR Project (eMOP) is a Mellon Foundation grant funded project, nearing completion at the Initiative for Digital Humanities, Media, and Culture (IDHMC) at Texas A&M University. eMOP’s goal is to improve ...
    • The Digital Dilemma: Examining the Practicality of Digital Forensics in Cultural Institutions 

      Kelley, Angelique (2015-04-27)
      In today’s world, technology has become a vital component of our day-to-day lives; impacting everything from the pictures we take to the ways we communicate to the methods we use to safeguard important pieces of data. It ...
    • Held Captive by Copyright: Two Case Studies for Open Access 

      Gushee, Elizabeth; Rushing, Amy (2015-04-27)
      The Harry Ransom Center is among the nation’s finest research libraries; its extensive holdings of manuscript, text, and visual materials provide a unique record of the creative processes of thousands of writers and artists. ...
    • DuraCloud™ and Flexible Digital Preservation at the Texas Digital Librar 

      Steans, Ryan; Krumholz, Gad; Hanken-Kurtz, Debra (2015-04-27)
      The Texas Digital Library is now offering preservation service via DuraCloud™, an open source technology developed by DuraSpace. In 2014, the membership of the TDL formed a Working Group to explore the software and define ...
    • REVEAL: Read and View English and American Literature 

      Law, Kristin (2015-04-28)
      While the Harry Ransom Center holds a vast collection of manuscripts, rare books, photographs, and works of art, our digital collections website displays only a fraction of these treasures. This past year we launched a ...