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    • Templates with Style: Upgrading a Basic Microsoft Word Template 

      Dromgoole, Christine (2013-02-27)
      In the spring of 2011, Texas A&M began the process of developing a more advanced version of our Microsoft Word Template. The previous template was basic, with the margins and page numbers pre-set and placeholder text on ...
    • Myths and Value in the Deposit of ETDs: A Final Teachable Moment 

      Carlson, David (2013-03-06)
      Presentation given on March 1, 2013 to Texas Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Association (TxETDA) meeting at Texas A&M University. The presentation addresses the issue surrounding the choices made by student in access ...
    • Tilting at Windmills: Creating an Embargo Policy 

      Babcock, Renee E. (2014-03-03)
      The University of Texas at Austin has required online publication of doctoral dissertations for over a decade, but since the Fall of 2010, UT Austin has required all master's and doctoral students to publish their ETDs ...
    • Sharing the Kool-Aid: A Blend of Library and Grad School Philosophies 

      Witkowski, Kristine; Holmes, Ramona (2014-03-03)
      Due to the decentralization of the University of Texas at Arlington Graduate School in April of 2013 and the reorganizations of the university libraries in July of 2013, UT Arlington Libraries acquired the ETD Coordinator ...
    • Convening a Graduate Student Copyright/IP Task Force 

      Hammons, Laura (2014-03-03)
      In Fall 2013, Texas A&M University convened a task force whose charge was to look at inconsistencies in and identify issues with current graduate student copyright/intellectual property rules and policies, to recommend ...
    • A Comedy of Errors: Preservation Challenges at Texas Tech University 

      Winkler, Heidi; Perrin, Joy (2014-03-05)
      While there has been much written about starting ETD programs and the ongoing discussions surrounding embargos, there has not been much published about the struggles of the long-term archiving and curation of a collection ...
    • Who? What? Why? When? A Tale of ETD Metadata 

      Long, Kara; Lyon, Colleen; Park, Kristi; Potvin, Sarah; Rivero, Monica; Thompson, Santi (2015-01-12)
      Early proponents of ETDs argued that moving from print to electronic format would make “these works more readily accessible to other scholars,” raising the specter that “...theses and dissertations lie moldering in library ...
    • Vireo 3.0 : A Growing Partnership in the Service of ETDs 

      Larrison, Stephanie; Park, Kristi; Steans, Ryan (2015-01-12)
      Following in the footsteps of the 2013 TxETDA conference presentation, “Vireo 2.0 : An Evolving Partnership in the Service of ETDs” by Laura Hammons, Kristi Park and Scott Phillips, we would like to provide an update on ...
    • Automated Metadata: Transforming ETD Cataloging at Oklahoma State University Library 

      Ahrberg, Janet H.; Mardis, Teresa; Manners, Tabitha (2015-01-12)
      In the realm of cataloging Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETD) whether traditionally one by one or in batches, the challenge of finding a balance between the quality and the quantity of cataloging is still a universal ...
    • The State of ETDs in the Lone Star State: An Update for 2014/2015 

      Lyon, Colleen (2015-01-13)
      Objective: To follow up on a 2009 survey regarding the status of ETDs at Texas institutions with more current information that can be used to guide program planning for the Texas Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Association ...
    • Vireo 3.0 Training and Workshop 

      Steans, Ryan J; Larrison, Stephanie; Park, Kristi (2015-01-13)
      In 2014, the Vireo Users Group worked with developers at the Texas Digital Library and Texas A&M University to implement feature requests and employ enhancements within the Vireo ETD Submission and Management software. ...
    • ETD Program Implementation - An Overview 

      Hammons, Laura; Lyon, Colleen (2015-03-05)
      Organized and facilitated by the TxETDA/USETDA Region 3 2015 conference planning committee, this workshop will use the ETD Lifecycle Management Guiding Documents as a foundation for preparing ETD program stakeholders and ...
    • Doubling Down Double Jeopardy: Electronic Theses and Dissertations 

      Newman, Carey (2015-03-27)
      The 2015 TxETDA/USETDA Region 3 Joint Conference keynote address.