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  • Square [metadata] Pegs and Round [repository] Holes: Making Metadata Work 

    Aycock, Mary; Goodley, Lauren; Waugh, Laura (2020-03-09)
    Many large libraries use the same digital access platform for institutional repository and special collection materials. However, librarians and archivists depend on different content standards for the metadata. The ...
  • Hybrid Approach to Scholarly Communication Education 

    Towery, Stephanie; Waugh, Laura; Price, Amanda N. (2020-03-09)
    Librarians must often wear many hats at their institution and find creative ways to do more with less. The Texas State University Libraries Scholarly Communications team uses a team-based approach to instituting, coordinating ...
  • Best of the best business reference web resources 2019 

    De Peri, Robbi; Guth, LuMarie; Allan, Charles; Aquila, Mary A.; Click, Amanda; Fama, Kimberly Lace Lee; Farrell, Bridget; Howard, Heather; Kubo, Hiromi; Kula, Helen; Nielsen, Jordan Michael; Norrisey, Susan M.; Spackman, Andy; Williams, Teresa (American Library Association, 2019)
    The article announces recipients of the Best of the Best Business Reference Web Resources Award (BRASS) including the website of the United Nations World Tourism Organization; the website of the U.S. Travel Association and ...
  • Developing a Digital Scholarship Research Ecosystem 

    Uzwyshyn, Raymond (2020-02-12)
    This presentation overviews elements necessary to develop a Digital Scholarship Research Ecosystem for a university, college or research institution. Software systems, hardware, human resources and timelines are outlined ...
  • Developing an Open Source Digital Scholarly Research Ecosystem: Local and Global Possibilities 

    Uzwyshyn, Raymond (Coalition for Networked Information, 2020-12-10)
    During the last five years, Texas State University Libraries has developed a very successful and streamlined open-source digital scholarly ecosystem enabling university faculty and graduate students with their scholarly ...
  • Developing an Open Source Digital Scholarship Ecosystem 

    Uzwyshyn, Raymond (International Conference on Educational and Information Technology, 2020-02-11)
    This research presents elements necessary to develop a Digital Scholarship Research Ecosystem for a university, college or research institution. Software systems, hardware, human resources and timelines are outlined with ...
  • Shopping for Sustainability: Re-Envisioning the Secret Shopper Assessment 

    Boucher, Tricia M.; McClean, Jessica (Association of Research Libraries, 2019-12)
    For years librarians have used Secret Shopper assessments to evaluate the quality of customer service patrons receive. These snapshots of interactions at library service points reveal both positive trends in service and ...
  • Depositing Research Data in the TXST Dataverse Repository 

    Waugh, Laura (2019-10)

    The Texas State University (TXST) Dataverse is a repository for depositing and providing access to the research data created by our University faculty, staff, and students. Depositing in the TXST Dataverse supports open ...

  • Academic Researcher Profiles: Getting Started and Tips for Success 

    Ancelet, Lisa; Waugh, Laura (2019-02-13)
    Are you publishing or presenting research in your discipline? Do you want to make the most of the impact of your research? Develop an online researcher profile and make your research more discoverable by researchers ...
  • TDR Survey of Institutional Dataverse Liaisons 

    Chan-Park, Christina; Waugh, Laura; Lindsey, Nerissa; McElfresh, Laura Kane; Tmava, Ahmet (2019-02)

    The Texas Data Repository (TDR) Steering Committee's Assessment Working Group (AWG) is tasked with evaluating the progress of the TDR. In Fall 2017, the AWG began an assessment to identify the needs for reporting on the ...

  • Beyond TIGER Files: Federal Government Geospatial Data Sources to Support GIS Research Needs 

    Elliott, Rory (2016-10)
    This presentation featured the numerous federal government data sources available to researchers for further analysis in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), including shapefiles, numeric data, and imagery, as well as ...
  • Developing a Successful GIS Services Program 

    Elliott, Rory (2016-10)
    This poster presents the Alkek Library's successful implementation of GIS Services, including marketing strategies, recommended hardware and software, graphs of consultations, and a guide containing government sources for ...
  • Video Streaming Licenses: Using a Decision Tree and Workflow Chart 

    Towery, Stephanie; Price, Amanda N.; Cowen, Karen E. (Clemson University Press, 2019)
    This paper documents the results of a three-year process at a university library to develop a workflow for acquiring streaming video for use in face-to-face, hybrid, and online courses. The authors of this paper created ...
  • Tattoo You! An Academic Library Tattoo Design Contest 

    Ballengee, Megan; Segoria, Emily; Sisemore, Liz (2019-06-23)
    A subgroup of the Texas State University Libraries Promotions team, the Tattoo Design Contest Team created a contest allowing students to enter original tattoo designs inspired by Alkek Library. The purpose of the contest ...
  • Charles Bowden Comes to the Wittliff Collections 

    Goodley, Lauren (The Southwest Center, University of Arizona, 2019)

    The Charles "Chuck" Bowden archive in the Wittliff Collections at Texas State University, San Marcos, documents the literary journalist's prolific career from 1970 to 2014, with a few family items dating back to 1947. ...

  • Community-driven Collaboration: Texas Data Repository Updates and Activities 

    Waugh, Laura; Mumma, Courtney (2019-06-21)
    Since last year's Dataverse Community Meeting, the Texas Data Repository (TDR) has increased our contributions to the Dataverse community by hiring a contractor to contribute software improvements, joining the Global ...
  • Assessing the Texas Data Repository: Determining What to Measure and How 

    Chan-Park, Christina; Lindsey, Nerissa; Waugh, Laura; McElfresh, Laura Kane (2019-05-22)
    The Texas Data Repository (TDR) is guided by a Steering committee of liaisons from 11 universities in Texas. From 2017 – 2019, The TDR Assessment Working Group (AWG) evaluated reporting metrics including a survey of TDR ...
  • Texas Data Repository Usage up to April 2019 

    Chan-Park, Christina; Waugh, Laura (2019-05-22)
    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 Texas. Currently, ...
  • Introduction to Project Management 

    Morganti, Dianna (2019-05-07)
    Learn the basic methodology of Project Management from a certified Project Management Professional®. Attendees will learn to author a "business case", understand the "project charter" process, sketch out a basic "work ...
  • Intro to MS Project for Project Scheduling 

    Morganti, Dianna (2019-05-07)
    Learn how to set up Microsoft Project schedules from a certified Project Management Professional®. In this hands-on session*, attendees will be given a sample project and will design a Microsoft Project file, construct a ...

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