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    • Coming Together: How Digital Preservationists, Archivists, and Public Reference Staff Transformed a Preservation System for Enhanced Access 

      Jones, Caroline; Myers, Mark; Thomas, Brian (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      The introduction of the Texas Digital Archive (TDA) exposed gaps between digital preservation, archival description, and reference services at the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC). Faced with overwhelming ...
    • Web-Archiving: Preserving Vital Records and Enhancing Discoverability and Accessibility 

      Davis, Sara; Gattermeyer, Rachel (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      In an effort to be more eco-friendly and to keep current with trends in how people connect with information, the University of Wyoming (UW), like many institutions and companies, has elected to become as paperless as ...
    • Using Open Source Tools to Improve DSpace Statistics 

      Borrego, Gilbert; Hill, Natalie; Liu, Chia-Hui; Lyon, Colleen (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      One of the ways library staff demonstrate value to repository submitters is through the use of usage statistics. While DSpace provides usage statistics on page views and downloads, the accuracy of those numbers has been ...
    • The IRUS-USA Pilot Project: Collecting Standardized IR Usage Statistics 

      Chaplin, David; Graham, Wayne; Jones, Hilary; Kim, Katherine; Lambert, Jo; Macintyre, Ross; Needham, Paul; Nowviskie, Bethany; Perrin, Joy; Rubinow, Sara; Thompson, Santi; Williford, Christa; Wong, Laura (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      The value of Open Access (OA) in supporting effective research is widely recognized. Institutional repositories perform a key role, facilitating global knowledge sharing and enabling academic institutions to share research ...
    • Automate it: A Deep Learning Solution for Library Archives 

      England, Cale; Prud'homme, Patrice-Andre; Soliday, Hunter (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      In the fall of 2018, the Oklahoma State University Library started to look into machine learning to increase the visibility of archival collections. The primary focus of this project was to create automata that would assist ...
    • Enhancing Discoverability of Geospatial Data within Collections of Distinction: Perspectives on a Collaborative Effort to Develop GIS Services 

      Arnspiger, Crystal; Carbajal, Itza A.; Lamphear, Anna; Pierce Meyer, Kathryn; Shensky, Michael; Strickland, Katherine (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      The University of Texas Libraries constantly strives to improve its ability to share its distinctive collections with the campus community and the world. As part of this effort, the UT Libraries has worked to enhance ...
    • Utilizing Open Journal Systems to Serve Texas Developmental Education Professionals 

      Gonzales, Cassandra; McConnell, Michael; Miller Payne, Emily (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      The Journal of College Academic Support Programs (J-CASP) is an open-access journal that serves the fields of developmental education, learning support, and college readiness for the state of Texas. Because of support from ...
    • Assessing Library-Led Digital Scholarship Projects and Digital Research Operations 

      Davis-Van Atta, Taylor; Thompson, Santi; Willan, Claude (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      In February 2018, the University of Houston (UH) Libraries launched the Digital Research Commons (DRC), a space dedicated to facilitating library-sponsored digital research projects and providing educational programming ...
    • Maximizing the Use of Digital Libraries: Training researchers Through an Online Certificate Program 

      Been, Joshua; Chan-Park, Christina; Solis, John (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      Digital libraries worldwide are filled with textual, numerical, and image data that are openly available to researchers and the general public. However, many researchers do not know how to access this data or how to ...
    • Bridges to Hyku: A Multi-Institutional Effort Towards Migration Tooling 

      Crocken, Todd; Seeman, Dean; Thompson, Santi; Vallejo, Leroy; Washington, Anne; Watkins, Sean; Weidner, Andrew; Woodward, Nick; Wu, Annie (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      The Bridge2Hyku Project, an IMLS National Leadership/Project Grant (LG-70-17-0217-17), is nearing the end of its second phase and has produced a multifaceted migration toolkit for those planning or implementing a digital ...
    • Evolution of a Service Management Framework - Spotlight at Stanford as a Use Case 

      Aster, Catherine (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      The practice of service management is a growth area for libraries and archives, particularly for the support and sustainability of open source repository solutions and their allied applications in the digital library ...
    • Sorin: A new research workflow management tool from St. Edward’s University 

      Gibbs, Casey; Kosarek, Alex (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      St. Edward’s University’s Munday Library has spent the last year developing a new open source web application, Sorin, that combines several common research- and instruction-related activities into one simple, intuitive ...
    • Collaborative Governance: Creating Shared Leadership for a Unified User Experience 

      Bolton, Micheal; German, Elizabeth; Mosbo, Julie; Potvin, Sarah (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      "For years, the line between public and technical services has narrowed, blurred, and, in many ways, eroded. From a user-centric point of view, there is no difference between the libraries’ chat service, article access, ...
    • Lightning Talk from a 2019 Cohort Fellow on the Authenticity Project Fellowship 

      Donahue, Raquel (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      The Authenticity Project Fellowship Program is a joint, three-year project (2019-2021) between the HBCU Library Alliance (HBCU LA) and the Council on Library and Information Resources’ Digital Library Federation (CLIR/DLF), ...
    • Reclaiming Resonance Through Research: Academic Libraries Create New Ways to Service their Growing Campus Community 

      Troutman, Brooke (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      At the University of Texas at Arlington Libraries, a new service has been created by the librarians in the Faculty Services and Online Engagement (FSOE) department. This new service is focused on tenured or tenure track ...
    • Texas Data Repository - National Transportation Library Conformant Data Repository 

      Nugent, Michael (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      In 2018, I started the process of submitting the Texas Data Repository (TDR) to the National Transportation Library (NTL) for inclusion in its list of data repositories conformant with the US Department of Transportation's ...
    • Two Decades of Advances in Electronic Theses and Dissertations: Reviews 

      Alemneh, Daniel (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      The year 2019 marks 20 years since innovative academic institutions' (or early adopters') implemented ETD, requiring students to submit theses and dissertations in electronic format. The past two decades have seen some ...
    • User-Configurable Discovery Across Collections 

      Bolton, Michael; Creel, James; Day, Kevin; Hahn, Doug; Huff, Jeremy; Laddusaw, Ryan; Savell, Jason; Welling, William (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      A persistent challenge facing the digital library community is how to provide a single discovery interface for a large set of heterogeneous digital collections. To address this challenge, the development team at Texas A&M ...
    • The State of Open Access in Texas Institutions 

      Hawkins, Kevin; Herbert, Bruce; Lyon, Colleen; Park, Kristi; Thomas, Camille; White, Justin (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      This panel will include representatives of institutions across Texas engaged in Open Access and broader Open Agenda outreach and implementation. Attendees will hear about policy development, outreach, infrastructure, ...
    • Breaking Down Barriers to Texas News Content 

      Krahmer, Ana; Phillips, Mark (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      For over a decade, the Texas Digital Newspaper Program (TDNP) has been digitizing, preserving, and providing access to newspapers from across Texas. As a part of The Portal to Texas History (PTTH), out of the UNT Libraries, ...