Recent Submissions

  • The Dataverse Project: An Open-Source Data Repository and Data Sharing Community 

    Quigley, Elizabeth (2016-05-25)
    This poster discusses the Dataverse Project, an open-source data repository and data sharing community.
  • Scaling and Diversifying at the intersection of digital humanities and libraries: An update from dh+lib 

    Potvin, Sarah; Russell, John; Shirazi, Roxanne; Pinto, Caro; Christian-Lamb, Caitlin; Williams, Patrick; Coble, Zach; Padilla, Thomas (2016-05-25)
    dh+lib serves as a locus for information and exchange at the intersection of digital humanities and libraries, drawing more than 115,000 pageviews from 38,000 readers across the world, publishing original work by approximately ...
  • Crafting a Digital Preservation Patchwork: Stitching the Pieces Together 

    Buckner, Sean (2016-05-25)
    Charged with developing a digital preservation program at Texas A&M University that would provide coverage for the University Libraries and those they serve, in 2015 the newly hired Digital Preservation Librarian began ...
  • "Better Living in North Carolina": Challenges of Presenting Agricultural Statistics From The Past 

    Stewart, James R. (2016-05-25)
    The Special Collections Research Center at NCSU Libraries is exploring historical datasets as part of its LSTA-funded digitization project “Better Living in North Carolina: Bringing Technology To The People.” Through the ...
  • oEmbed Service for Islandora 

    Zhao, Tao (2016-05-25)
    The University of Oklahoma Libraries launched an international exhibit in 2015 called Galileo’s World ( featuring our unique History of Science collections. The Drupal-based exhibit site links to ...
  • A "3-Stage Banner" Concept for DSpace 

    Zhang, Zhongda (2016-05-25)
    Like many statewide consortial repositories, the SHAREOK system in Oklahoma ( strives to present a unified appearance while giving partner institutions some control over their own branding, as well as ...
  • Who gives a DAM?: The Iterative Process for Assessing Digital Asset Management Tools 

    Bailey, Greg; Bondurant, John; Buckner, Sean; Creel, James; duPlessis, Anton; Huff, Jeremy; Melgoza, Pauline; Mosbo, Julie; Muise, Ian; Potvin, Sarah; Sewell, Robin; Wright, Brian (2016-05-25)
    A task force based in the Texas A&M University Libraries is working to assess digital asset systems (DAMS). While situated in the Libraries, the task force is supplemented by campus collaborators from the College of ...
  • Digital Collections Units as Learning Labs 

    Boeke, Cindy (2016-05-25)
    As Digital Humanities and Digital Scholarship (DH/DS) become increasingly popular in many academic departments, digital collections can be used as teaching tools and/or the basis of projects for both undergraduate and ...
  • Towards Researcher Participation in Research Information Systems 

    Lee, Dong Joon; Stvilia, Besiki; Wu, Shuheng (2016-05-25)
    This poster presents an ongoing collaborative study supported by OCLC/ALISE LIS Research Grant. This mainly includes description and research design of this study. The project explores researcher participation in research ...
  • Digitizing the Hawaii Mainichi - English/Japanese OCR @ University of Hawaii at Mano 

    Chantiny, Martha (2016-05-25)
    Poster presentation for the 2016 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries (TCDL) discussing the University of Hawai'i at Manoa Library's digitization of the Hawaii Mainichi and the English/Japanese OCR.
  • Digital Image Collections @ University of Hawaii 

    Chantiny, Martha (2016-05-25)
    Present wide range of uses of open-source software "Streetprint" (LAMP-based, pre-Omeka-type application) - including making unique and fragile scrapbooks and research materials available as digital surrogates. See: ...
  • Beyond Text: Best Practices for Cataloging Music-ETDs and Associated Audio-Visual Materials 

    Hartsock, Ralph; Alemneh, Daniel (2016-05-25)
    Current writings about the cataloging and access creation for ETDs has focused solely on print or text. The performing arts, and increasingly, the sciences, utilize other media that must be accounted for during cataloging. ...
  • Updating a community metadata standard: Challenges and outcomes 

    Long, Kara; Rivero, Monica; Thompson, Santi; Potvin, Sarah; Park, Kristi; Lyon, Colleen (2016-05-25)
    In 2014 the Texas Digital Library (TDL) convened a working group, charged with updating the existing descriptive metadata standard for electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs), published by TDL in 2008. The metadata ...
  • "It's not your typical library:" An Evaluation of BiblioTech Services 

    Garcia-Alvarado, Socorro; Johnson, Paula; Masten, Kristy; Pickett, Anita; Sailors, Misty; Sellers, Teresa; Siller, Melissa; Whitlock, Tivy (2016-05-25)
    In this mixed-methods evaluation study, we examined the impact of the Bibliotech services on the reading achievement of middle and high school students. We also investigated the values students' placed on the services ...
  • ETDs, ORCID, and Vireo 

    Lyon, Colleen (2016-05-25)
    In early spring of 2015 the University of Texas at Austin added an option for graduate students to claim and add an ORCID to their ETD submission. UT Austin uses the Vireo submission system for processing ETDs and adding ...
  • Library Acquisition of Technology: How the sausage is made 

    Iglesias, Edward (2016-05-25)
    This presentation will be a light-hearted look at the way libraries for better or worse make decisions about technology purchasing. From consortial buying of multi million dollar ILS and Discovery Systems to wondering why ...
  • Birds of a Feather: Archivematica 

    Allain, Sara; Krewer, Drew (2016-05-25)
    In this one hour Birds of a Feather session, we will discuss new and upcoming developments to Archivematica, the open-source digital preservation software platform. We will discuss features of the 1.5 Archivematica release, ...
  • BIBFRAME Beginnings at UT Austin 

    Cofield, Melanie; Davis, Jee-Hyun; Brown, Amy; Quagliana, Alisha; Ringwood, Alan (2016-05-24)
    Staff from UT Libraries, the Harry Ransom Center, and the Tarlton Law Library have been collaborating in discussion group activities during the last year to develop knowledge and skills in anticipation of life after MARC, ...
  • Managing Assets as Linked Data with Fedora 4 

    Woods, Andrew (2016-05-24)
    Fedora is a flexible, extensible, open source repository platform for managing, preserving, and providing access to digital content. Fedora is used in a wide variety of institutions including libraries, museums, archives, ...
  • Animating Digital Libraries 

    Williamson, James (2016-05-24)
    Cultural heritage institutions and archival repositories are increasing their presence online with social media and are working to make a bigger impact online while making the best use of staff time. One of the ways that ...

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