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    • Introducing MAGPIE (Metadata Assignment GUI Providing Ingest and Export) 

      Welling, William; Elmquist, Stephanie; Creel, James; Huff, Jeremy; Savell, Jason; Mathew, Rincy; Hahn, Doug; Bolton, Michael (2015-05-26)
      The Libraries at Texas A&M University have curated immense output from graduate programs for many decades. With the advent of the Vireo ETD (Electronic Thesis and Dissertation) submittal system, dissertations have been ...
    • 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, ...
    • Memorandum of Understanding Workshop: Creating a Process for Successful Digital Collaboration 

      Currier, Brett D.; Mirza, Rafia; Williamson, Peace Ossom (2016-05-24)
      When working on digital projects, it is necessary to utilize experience in various departments within and outside of the library. A planning document called a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) serves as an agreement between ...
    • Batch Importing into DSpace with the SAFCreator 

      Creel, James (2016-05-24)
      A commonly difficult use case for any digital repository is the ingest of large batches of items. Batches can come from all sorts of campus and community stakeholders with varying types and quantities of content, differing ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • “A Battle Axe in the Time of Battle” - Procedures, Policies and Other Protectants When Working With Sensitive Content 

      Ames, Eric (2016-05-25)
      Every collection has them: materials that contain sensitive content, from songs that disparage cultural groups to forms with identifying information like Social Security numbers and birthdates. And as more and more archival ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • A Geospatially Oriented Humanities Exhibit 

      Peters, Todd C.; Dede-Bamfo, Nathaniel; Long, Jason R. (2016-05-25)
      On January 1, 1987 Texas Monthly writer Dick Reavis set out on a year-long journey to drive every road on the official map of Texas, and report his experiences in a series of articles. The Dick Reavis Papers at The Wittliff ...
    • Batch processes for faculty work in an institutional repository 

      Borrego, Gilbert; Kehoe, Chris; Roberts, David; Lyon, Colleen (2016-05-25)
      IR managers frequently run into problems with getting submissions into their systems. Getting the word out to campus about the service can be difficult and even interested faculty may not always have time to follow through ...
    • Systems Interoperability and Collaborative Development for Web Archiving - Filling Gaps in the IMLS National Digital Platform 

      Mumma, Courtney; Phillips, Mark (2016-05-25)
      The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) awarded a National Leadership Grant, in the National Digital Platform category, to a proposal by Internet Archive’s Archive-It, Stanford University Libraries (DLSS and ...
    • Automating Digital Collection Processes 

      Starcher, Christopher; Luttrell, Robert (2016-05-25)
      Processing digital collections is tedious and time consuming. It is also susceptible to human error. Although it is impossible to automate all digital collection creation processes, at the Texas Tech University Libraries, ...
    • 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: ...
    • Envisioning a Geospatial Data Portal and Curation Network 

      Weimer, Katherine Hart; Burns, Douglas; Been, Joshua; Ricker, Kim; Smith, Cecelia (2016-05-25)
      Local, state and federal agencies, as well as non-governmental agencies and a variety of researchers are producing geospatial data in increasing amounts. Libraries are challenged to collect, manage and provide discovery ...
    • Enhancing discovery and slaying workflows: Using the WorldCat Digital Collection Gateway to sync repository metadata to worldcat.org 

      Lindsey, Nerissa Spring (2016-05-25)
      As the cataloger at Texas A&M International University I am charged with the task of making our digital repository items discoverable through our local library discovery tool. This presentation will explore how I was able ...
    • LibRepo Tools: An ETL Toolkit for Library/Museum Repository Teams 

      Zhao, Tao (2016-05-25)
      The University of Oklahoma Libraries has developed an easy-to-use, customizable ETL (extract-transform-load) repository toolkit for API or screen-scrape harvesting of open access journal content by our faculty on external ...
    • Establishing a Land Surveying Digital Map Library: Review of Process and Technologies Created and Leveraged 

      Smith, Richard; Hodges, Ann; Holland, Seneca; Nguyen, Son (2016-05-25)
      The Special Collections and Archives Department in the Mary and Jeff Bell Library at Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi contains nine land surveying map collections. These map collections contain tens of thousands of ...
    • "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 ...