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    • Introducing the Texas A&M University Libraries Digital Asset Management Ecosystem 

      Creel, James; Bolton, Michael; Potvin, Sarah; Huff, Jeremy; Savell, Jason; Welling, William; Laddusaw, Ryan; Day, Kevin; Hahn, Douglas; Cooper, Micah; Stricklin, Robert (2017-05)
      After several years of planning and technical development across Texas A&M University departments, the University Libraries are excited to announce the deployment of the first round of production-level services and ...
    • Gulliver's Travels and the Future of Repositories 

      Corbly, David (2018-05)
      "...nature has adapted the eyes of the Lilliputians to all objects proper for their view: they see with great exactness, but at no great distance." - Jonathan Swift, Gulliver's Travels (1726-1727) Since Richard Poynder's ...
    • A Platform for Exploration: Bringing together African American History at umbrasearch.org 

      Carlson, Sarah (2018-05-16)
      Umbra Search African American History (umbrasearch.org) makes African American history more broadly accessible through a freely available widget and search tool, umbrasearch.org; digitization of African American materials ...
    • Making History (Y)Our Own: Augmentation of the Smithsonian Exhibition Hometown Teams through Digital Means 

      Weischedel, Kristen (2018-05-16)
      The Smithsonian exhibition Hometown Teams is about to complete its six-year tour at the end of 2018. A part of the Museum on Main Street traveling exhibitions program, this presentation is designed to share the ...
    • Foster the Light: Orphan works and Underrepresented Communities 

      Hammons, Kiowa (2018-05-16)
      Historically disadvantaged groups such as women, the LGBT community, and minority groups have often been underrepresented and overlooked as creative communities. For this reason there has also been a lack of intellectual ...
    • From Spreadsheets to DSpace: Building a Collection Management System in a Small Archive 

      Stauber, Elizabeth; Abdirahman, Mohamed Haian (2018-05-16)
      The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health established its archives in 2012 and appointed two graduate students at UT s School of Information to lead the project. The nature of using student labor meant the Foundation s archives ...
    • Community Webs: Creating Community History Web Archives 

      Praetzellis, Maria; Whitsett, Kyrie; Ward, Emily (2018-05-16)
      Many public libraries have active local history collections and have traditionally collected print materials that document their communities. The ascension of the web as the primary publishing platform, however, has led ...
    • Birthing Coetzee s Digital Archive 

      Adams, Abby (2018-05-16)
      J. M. Coetzee s global reputation rests on his literary output, for which he received a Nobel in 2003. Before he embarked on a career as a scholar and writer, the South African-born author was a computer programmer in the ...
    • Texas Levels of Preservation 

      Mumma, Courtney (2018-05-16)
      I applied the NDSA levels of preservation framework at the state level to observe and magnify Texas institutions' digital preservation efforts and inspire them to work towards shared goals. To do so, I conducted interviews ...
    • Classifying Metadata in the Archive of Slavery 

      Higgs, Emily (2018-05-16)
    • From Meow to ROAR: University of Houston s Expansion of Open Access Repository Services 

      Wu, Annie; Thompson, Santi; Davis-Van Atta, Taylor; Washington, Anne; Scott, Bethany; Townes, Adam; Brett, Kelsey; Liu, Xiping (2018-05-16)
      As part of the University of Houston (UH) Libraries 2017-2021 Strategic Plan, a cross-departmental implementation team was formed to expand our open access research repository services beyond electronic theses and ...
    • Post-Custodial Praxis at LLILAS Benson: Lessons in Digitization, Access, and Community Partnerships 

      Bliss, David; Carbajal, Itza; Field, Jane; Butler, Matthew; Shore, Edward (2018-05-16)
      LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies & Collections works in partnership with archival organizations and community partners in Latin America to digitally preserve underrepresented histories and human rights documentation. ...
    • Digging into Linked Data: Perspectives from the Long Tail 

      Biswas, Paromita; Leonard, Andrea (2018-05-16)
      The success of the semantic web depends on widespread participation by cultural heritage institutions and other organizations in making connections between open, structured datasets. Large university libraries are beginning ...
    • Beyond the Pages: Early Printed Books in Digital Collections 

      Laufersweiler, Barbara (2018-05-16)
      For early printed books, somewhere in the middle ground between simple image display and multispectral imaging, between metadata searches and virtual reality experiences, there are practical, low-cost, high-impact practices ...
    • Creating RAIDER Publishing: Texas Tech s Path to Developing a Library Publishing Program 

      Kirschner, Jessica (2018-05-16)
      Library publishing services are on the rise. Spurred by rising subscription costs for journals and the high cost of textbooks for students, many libraries have drawn on their experience in digital resources to create ...
    • You Are Not Alone: Statistics from Bridge2Hyku s digital collections environment data collection survey. 

      Crocken, Todd; Washington, Anne; Watkins, Sean; Weidner, Andy (2018-05-16)
      The Bridge2Hyku [B2H] project, funded by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (LG-70-17-0217-17) [1], will provide the digital archives community with a toolkit for content migration to the open source ...
    • Lessons from Bridge2Hyku s Phase 1 

      Crocken, Todd; Washington, Anne; Watkins, Sean; Weidner, Andy (2018-05-16)
      The Bridge2Hyku [B2H] project, funded by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (LG-70-17-0217-17) [1], will provide the digital archives community with a toolkit for content migration to the open source ...
    • Library Workflow Exchange: Sharing is Caring 

      Barba, Shelley (2018-05-16)
      The Library Workflow Exchange is a wiki designed to help librarians share best practices across institutions. Created in 2015 by Liz Woolcott and Anna Neatrour, this site is a valuable tool for libraries and universities ...
    • OER Resources for Texas Academic Libraries 

      DeForest, Lea (2018-05-16)
      As defined by the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC), "Open Education encompasses resources, tools and practices that are free of legal, financial and technical barriers and can be fully used, ...
    • Moving Forward: Library Website Redesign 

      Wu, Jingjing (2018-05-16)
      Libraries Web presence is becoming more essential nowadays than ever because more library resources, services, and instruction are accessible through libraries websites. The Web is always evolving since its birth. ...