Session 3C | Searching for TARO: Building Responsive and Ethical Subject Terms for Texas Archival Resources Online


Utilizing data transformation tools like OpenRefine, this presentation will explore the creation of ethical and appropriate control access terms for use in the updated Texas Archival Resources Online (TARO) collections website. Beginning first with an introduction of critical cataloging principles and OpenRefine, the presentation will then describe their intersection in workflows to create control access terms that are responsive to the communities they describe.


TCDL 2021 Session 3C, Presentation 1, Wednesday, 5/26/2021, 11:00 am to 11:50 am | Speakers: Devon Murphy, TARO Metadata Analyst, University of Texas at Austin | Moderated by Thao Votang, Administrative Program Coordinator, University of Texas at Austin | View the recording at