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    • Further Together with Spotlight: Building an Open Community of Digital Exhibit Creators 

      Bolton, Michael (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      Developed at Stanford with the goal of providing a sustainable, repository-agnostic tool for building online exhibits, the open source Spotlight tool has a growing community of users. And this growing community continues ...
    • OHMS for Voces: Where Technology Meets History 

      Rivas-Rodriguez, Maggie; Yang, Larry (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      The Voces Oral History Project has an extensive collection of Latino oral history recorded interviews, available at the Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collections. Journalistic treatments of those interviews have long ...
    • Everyone’s All In: A Case Study of Integrating Oral Histories Into the Classroom 

      Visintainer, Sean; Weischedel, Kristen (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      Oral histories can be a dynamic tool to engage the university and regional stakeholders, expand collections, fill in collecting weaknesses and represent otherwise marginalized communities. At the University of Texas Rio ...
    • The Barriers Within: successfully navigating interdepartmental processes for digital library progress at TAMU Libraries 

      Buckner, Sean; Cooper, Micah; German, Elizabeth; Lowe, David; Mosbo, Julie; Stokes, Charity K. M. (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      Many university libraries, like Texas A&M University Libraries, have decentralized digital libraries which can often lead to difficulty in managing the planning, documentation, and workflows for projects. Texas A&M ...
    • Bridging the Gap Between Librarians and Developers 

      Creel, James; Guzman, Allyssa; Slater, Dustin; Washington, Anne (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      In libraries, we’ve traditionally worked to navigate the divide between public and technical services. However, with the advent of digital libraries and collections, the role of the IT department has expanded within the ...
    • Unlocking Access: Building an Inventory Control System for a High-Density Storage Facility 

      Arnspiger, Crystal; Martin, Wendy (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      High-density storage facilities rely on inventory control software to locate and retrieve the physical library resources they hold. In 2018, the University of Texas Libraries rose to the challenge of updating the inventory ...
    • Vireo 4 

      Smutniak, Frank; Starcher, Christopher (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      The Vireo 4 Thesis and Dissertation Management System is ready for deployment and use following several years of development. Vireo provides institutions with the capability to customize their workflows and use specific ...
    • A Question of Access: Section 508, ADA, and You 

      Plumer, Danielle; Rowe, Ronda; Tusa, Sara (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      In 2018, the U.S. Access Board put into place a revision of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to incorporate World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0). Since then, state ...
    • A Quest to Upgrade from a Legacy to a Modern Open Source Repository 

      Casados, Teblos; Goldsmith, Beth; Knudson, Frances; Neblitt-Jones, Valentina; Sacks, Sara; Thomas, Cristel; Trujillo, Valerie (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      The Los Alamos National Laboratory Research Library is facing the inevitable need to upgrade software supporting online tools. Our legacy repository was developed in house and grew with our data model and environment - ...
    • Assessing the Texas Data Repository: Determining What to Measure and How 

      Chan-Park, Christina; Lindsey, Nerissa; McElfresh, Laura; Waugh, Laura (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      Background: The Texas Data Repository (TDR) was launched in Spring 2017. The TDR is built on the Dataverse software platform and hosted by the Texas Digital Library (TDL)—a consortium of higher education institutions in ...
    • Breaking Down Barriers to Accessing Technical Literature on Opaque Microcards 

      Milburn, Morgan; Phillips, Mark (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      In the early 2000s, a group called the Technical Report Archive and Image Library (TRAIL) formed to preserve and provide access to the technical report literature published by and on behalf of the United States government. ...
    • Capturing the recollections of the “Candy Bomber” 

      Hahn, Doug; Sullivan, Thomas; Ugaz, Ana (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      Texas A&M University Libraries has prided itself on exposing students and faculty to information resources and special collections that might otherwise be unavailable to the campus population. In the past, these collections ...
    • Core Metadata Elements: Guidelines to Promote Consistency and Access at TAMU 

      Ho, Jeannette; Stokes, Charity (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      In 2018, a working group was formed at Texas A&M University Libraries to propose policies that would ensure the quality and consistency of descriptive metadata in the Libraries’ new DAME (Digital Asset Management Ecosystem), ...
    • Developing Metadata Guidelines for TxHub 

      Duran, Albert; Long, Kara; Tomfohrde, Katie; Washington, Anne; Woodward, Nick (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      The DPLA Metadata Working Group formed in 2018 and was charged with developing a metadata application profile for the Texas aggregation hub. This group has worked closely with TDL through the development and pilot of the ...
    • Discovering, Documenting, and Highlighting Collections of Texas Digital Library Member Institutions 

      Zipperer, Rachael (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      As a capstone to complete my master’s degree, I am undertaking a project with the Texas Digital Library (TDL) to better document and highlight the digital collections of TDL’s member institutions. As a consortium of Texas ...
    • Facilitating User Access through the Extraction of Documents from Digital Archives 

      Fernandez, Mike (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      The University of North Texas maintains an archive of defunct government websites known as the CyberCemetery. In conjunction with the Government Printing Office (GPO) and the National Archives and Records Administration ...
    • From TALL Texans to Leadership Launchpad: TLA’s Leadership Program Development 

      He, Yizhu (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      Established in 1902, Texas Library Association (TLA) is the largest state library association in the United States with 6,500+ members who work in academic, public, school, and special libraries. TLA offers a wide range ...
    • Harnessing the Power of ORCID On Campus: ORCID Integration Lessons Learned 

      Crossno, Jon; Scott, Jane (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      The campus embarked on a campus-wide ORCID integration process in July 2018 with the Library's Digital Services and Technology Planning unit leading the charge. The purpose of this project was to enroll the campus community ...
    • Hidden Gems: A Partnership between the Digitization Lab and Photography Studio Art at UNT 

      Gamez-Herrera, Melissa; Willis, Shannon (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      In the fall of 2018, A Graduate Student Assistant position was created by the University of North Texas (UNT) Digital Projects Lab in collaboration with the Photography Department in the College of Visual Arts and Design ...
    • Increasing Access to Content-Rich Publications from Web Archives with Machine Learning Models 

      Caragea, Cornelia; Fox, Nathan; Patel, Krutarth; Phillips, Mark (Texas Digital Library, 2019-05-22)
      The University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries, in partnership with the University of Illinois at Chicago, were awarded a National Leadership Grant (IMLS:LG-71-17-0202-17) from the Institute of Museum and Library Services ...