Texas Digital Library: Research, Learning and Scholarship - Ryan Steans - RDAP12
Texas Digital Library:research, learning and scholarship Ryan Steans, Program Coordinator email@example.com
TDL in brief• 15 member institutions• Comprised of research universities• Member funded & directed• Established on a foundation of sharing, collaboration and partnership3/23/2012 RDAP 2012 Panel - TDL.org 2
Technology and Services• Institutional IR’s (DSpace)• Collaborative IR’s (TWDL)• Preservation services (iRods & DPN)• Thesis and Dissertation ingestion tools (Vireo)• Collaborative tools – Single sign-on (Shibboleth) – Website software (WordPress) – Journal, Conference and Wiki software3/23/2012 RDAP 2012 Panel - TDL.org 3
Organization• Directed by Governing and Member Boards• Collaborative development of policy and direction of technology – User groups – Surveys• Centralized staff for systems & technology and consortium management3/23/2012 RDAP 2012 Panel - TDL.org 4
Sharing• Open Access preferred• Texas Conference on Digital Libraries• Proactive role by librarians – Identifying research areas for collaboration – Developing promotional materials – Creating awareness on member campuses • Researchers • Research offices3/23/2012 RDAP 2012 Panel - TDL.org 5
For more information about the TDL, please visit the Texas Digital Library website at http://www.tdl.org or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.