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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Archiving in the Cloud: Tackling Security, Scale and Savings 

      Corley, Alex (2015-04-28)
      With an ever-increasing volume of digital records and compliance requirements, digital archiving is shifting from a more routine approach to delivering strategic value across public sector organizations. Mission critical ...
    • 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 ...
    • Chronicling Space Shuttle Columbia through Digital Archives 

      Marsh, Corrie (2015-04-28)
      Twelve years ago, on February 1, 2003, the Space Shuttle Columbia disintegrated over East Texas and Louisiana. This presentation will highlight how the Stephen F. Austin State University community was a key member of the ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Digitization Project Rubric 

      Rankins, Derek; McIntosh, Marcia (2015-04-28)
      The ability to accurately estimate the completion of a digitization project is highly valuable when working with multiple collections, stakeholders, and deadlines. Unfortunately, when encountering a wide variety of objects ...
    • 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 ...
    • Elements of Successful Online Journal Publishing 

      Wackerman, Dillon; Reynolds, Phil (2015-04-28)
      At the Center for Digital Scholarship (CDS) at Stephen F. Austin State University (SFASU), we have discovered that there are many complex details to launching a successful online journal-publishing program. In our lead ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • Piloting a Peer-Review Process for Trusted Digital Repositories 

      Waugh, Laura; Tarver, Hannah; Alemneh, Daniel; Krahmer, Ana; Phillips, Mark (2015-04-28)
      In 2014, the University of North Texas (UNT) and the University of Florida (UF) began a collaborative process to each complete a self-audit using the Trusted Repository Audit Checklist (TRAC) for their institutions’ digital ...
    • Putting the Puzzle Pieces Together: Forming UH Libraries Digital Preservation Landscape 

      Thompson, Santi; Krewer, Andrew; Wu, Annie; Manning, Mary; Spragg, Rob (2015-04-28)
      As more institutions digitize rare and unique materials and acquire born digital objects, the need for a robust and sustainable digital preservation program is critical for long-term access to this content. In the summer ...
    • 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 ...