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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 ...
    • Viewpoint of administrators vs. managers of repositories 

      Elkins, Susan (2018-05-16)
      Discussion of the results from slightly different surveys sent to administrators and people in charge of repositories Texas institutional repository. We asked questions about the size of the repository, the activities used ...
    • Community Health Information Station: Curated Health Resources in a Kiosk 

      Sheldon, Lorraine (2018-05-16)
      According to Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project, 77% of study participants start their health-related searches using search engines. Potential results can vary widely in both scope and accuracy. This ...
    • 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 ...
    • Characterizing College-level Research Strengths Using Data from a Research Information Management System 

      Lee, Dong Joon; Herbert, Bruce; Mejia, Ethel; Hahn, Doug; Bolton, Michael (2018-05-16)
      Texas A&M University (TAMU) Libraries recently launched a research information management (RIM) system, Scholars@TAMU, which contains TAMU faculty scholarly information (e.g., their academic backgrounds, publications, ...
    • Box of Chocolates: Surfacing Unique Collections in Small-Bite Form 

      Flaxbart, Jenifer (2018-05-16)
      The University of Texas Libraries (UTL) is undertaking an approach to small-scale digital exhibition projects with the goal of surfacing a broad range of unique collections while minimizing workflow impacts on the Libraries ...
    • Introducing CAP - an Application for Administering Heterogeneous IRs 

      Creel, James (2018-05-16)
      Developers at Texas A&M University Libraries have recently prototyped a new approach to IR (Institutional Repository) management called CAP (Curators Administration Platform). The latest build shows some exciting ...
    • Make it Count: Using Google Analytics to Email Author Stats for a DSpace IR 

      Winkler, Heidi (2018-05-16)
      Institutional repository administrators know that reaching out to authors and proving to them the impact of submitting to and keeping their work with the university s IR is a fantastic selling point for the service. Feedback ...
    • Online Course Design: A Learner-Centered Focus 

      Cruce, Carrie (2018-05-16)
    • 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 ...
    • OER Are Here to Stay. Are Texas Schools Ready? 

      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, ...
    • Classifying Metadata in the Archive of Slavery 

      Higgs, Emily (2018-05-16)
    • Integration of off-site repository software with the library catalog and Inter-Library Loan 

      Peters, Todd (2018-05-16)
      In September 2017, Texas State University opened the Archives and Research Center (ARC). It is a 14,000 square-foot, off-site, state-of-the art facility that will preserve decades of university treasures and library ...
    • Archivematica Across Texas 

      Buckner, Sean (2018-05-16)
      This poster depicts the academic institutions in Texas currently using the Archivematica digital preservation software to preserve digital content. The poster displays each institution overlaid on a map with key information ...
    • 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 ...
    • ISNI in Action at Texas A&M University: A Potential Solution Towards Name Disambiguation 

      Olivarez, Joseph; Ho, Jeannette; Chubaryan, Tatyana; Behmer, Naomi (2018-05-16)
      Texas A&M University is currently participating in a pilot project with the Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) to add and edit records in the International Standard Name Identifier (ISNI) database. Our participation ...
    • 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 ...
    • Public Events for Libraries: A Life Cycle Case Study 

      Ames, Eric (2018-05-16)
      On January 17, 2018, Baylor's main campus library - Moody Memorial Library - held an evening event to celebration the installation of 92 new LED lights that replaced original fixtures which had been dark for decades. 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 ...