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  • 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 ...
  • Who's Doing What? Using Office 365 to Juggle E-Resource Tasks 

    Larrison, Stephanie; Pope, Scott (2019-03-05)
    Processing electronic resources requires a long list of tasks often handled by several people. In this session, participants will learn how we use Sharepoint Lists to assign, monitor, and adjust tasks in the e-resources ...
  • A Camera-based Approach for Digitising a Large-scale Photographic Negative Collection 

    Moore, Jeremy D.; Peters, Todd C. (Henry Stewart Publications, 2019-01-01)
    The University Archives at Texas State University contains an estimated 1.8 million photographic negatives. In 2017, the University Libraries were awarded a TexTreasures Grant, funded by the US Institute of Museum and ...
  • Caption This! Accessibility Law and Providing Captioning Services in Your Library 

    Cowen, Karen E.; Price, Amanda N.; Towery, Stephanie (2019-03-06)
    This session demonstrates that captions for streaming video should, and can, be part of every library’s suite of services. It provides information on accessibility law, and how its provisions should guide libraries to more ...
  • Wrangling E-Resource Catalog Records at Texas State University 

    Hopper, Misty; Aycock, Mary (2019-03-06)
    Cataloging and Metadata Department at Texas State University Libraries will present methods to 1) Organize e-resource bibliographic information from various vendors, 2) Pre-process records to meet the needs of students, ...
  • Developing a Process for Analyzing and Visualizing E-Resource Packages with Power BI 

    Williams, Ginger; Watts, Gina; Price, Amanda N. (2019-03-06)
    Need to develop a process for analyzing and visualizing e-journal packages, DDA programs, and other e-resources? We’ll provide a framework for developing research questions for collection assessment, identifying data ...
  • 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 globally. ...
  • Assessing the Texas Data Repository: Determining What to Measure and How 

    Chan-Park, Christina; Dabrowski, Anna J.; Lindsey, Nerissa; Waugh, Laura; McElfresh, Laura Kane (2018-12-05)
    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 ...
  • Developing a Researcher Profile and Managing Your Research Environment 

    Ancelet, Lisa; Waugh, Laura (2018-10-25)
    Various online tools such as Google Scholar, Web of Science, and ORCID allow users to register for a unique number so that all of the publications of a given author can be linked together. This has several advantages: Claim ...
  • From VHS to MP4: Improving Access to 40 Years of Literary Recordings 

    King, Liz; Towery, Stephanie; Waugh, Laura (2018-10-04)
    This poster presentation outlines the collaboration between the academic community involved in this collaborative project, including representatives from a student-run, free, online literary journal as well as university ...
  • Introduction to Research Data Management 

    Morganti, Dianna (2018-08-30)
    Learn the basics of managing research data well for optimized publishing, sharing, and re-use. An introduction to metadata, disciplinary repositories, and data publication is included, as well as an intro to Texas State ...
  • Multimedia Visualization and Interactive Systems: Drawing Board Possibilities and Server Realities 

    Uzwyshyn, Raymond (American Society for Information Science and Technology, 2005-11)
    This presentation looks at multimedia visualization and interactive systems through a case study example (The Cuban Rafter Project, http://balseros.miami.edu). It reflects on new interface possibilities for digital libraries ...
  • Introduction to Image Processing with Python and Jupyter Notebooks 

    Moore, Jeremy D.; Peters, Todd C. (2018-05-15)
    This workshop will introduce the basics of image processing using the Python programming language and the interactive Jupyter Notebook environment. Jupyter Notebooks run in most major web browsers and allow the user to mix ...
  • Can We Get Some Order Here? The Application of Principles of IT Project Management for Online Library Projects 

    Uzwyshyn, Raymond (Texas State University Libraries, 2012)
    This article overviews principles of IT project management for online library projects. It reviews project management methodologies, SWOT analysis, stakeholder documents, agile programming and project management methodologies ...
  • Texas State University Libraries: Faculty Digitization Services Overview 

    Uzwyshyn, Raymond (Texas State University Libraries, 2014-09)
    This presentation overviews Digitization Services for Texas State University Faculty by Texas State University Libraries division of Collection and Digital Services. It overviews Digital Access Services: Online Repositories, ...

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