Digital Libraries Round Table Programs


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Program information for DLRT Sponsored and Co-Sponsored Events: 

2018 TLA Conference

    • Data Readiness for the Digital Public Library of America
      • Get your metadata ready for DPLA. Meet the people who will help you map the metadata for your digital collections to DPLA requirements, including the DPLA standard rights statements.

      • Speakers: Albert Duran, Houston Public Library, Judith Hiott, retired Houston Public Library, Kristi Lynn Park, Texas Digital Library and Hannah Tarver, University of North Texas.

      • Hosted by: Digital Libraries Round Table

    • DIY Digital Collections
      • More and more libraries need to make their archival and special collections available online, but for small libraries (public, academic, or special) this can be quite a challenge. This session will showcase how you can DIY Digital Collections using free to low-cost tools. Review affordable tools such as scanners, cameras, and software to plan and develop digital collections. Presenters also will address challenges faced in digitization projects.

      • Speakers: Megan Blair, St. Edward’s University and Liza Talbot, LBJ Library. 

      • Hosted by: Digital Libraries Round Table

    • Digital Pride
      • Speakers discuss LGBTQ digital initiatives, the process of transforming physical into digital surrogates, as well as successes and challenges faced, both in the process and to materials.

      • Speakers: Brian Riedel David Taffet Morgan Davis Gieringer, University of North Texas; Brian Riedel, Rice University, and David Taffet, Dallas Voice

      • Hosted by: Digital Libraries Round Table; College and University Libraries Division; Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Round Table

    • SimplyE Comes to Texas
      • Users seeking ebooks are saddled with multiple vendor interfaces, and SimplyE makes the experience easier for them. The app creates a union catalog across ebook aggregators, while hiding the aggravation of digital rights management (DRM). Discuss its development and implementation in Texas and nationally.

      • Speakers: James English, The New York Public Library and Christine Peterson, Amigos Library Services

      • Hosted by: Automation and Technology Round Table; Digital Libraries Round Table.

2017 TLA Conference

    • #ColorOurCollections: Create Your Own Digital Archival Coloring Book
      • A favorite pastime has returned as a method of stress relief and artistic expression. Libraries are on trend with #ColorOurCollections, highlighting digital archival materials with downloadable coloring pages. Bring your laptop and learn how to create a coloring book to connect with your community in a new way.
      • Speaker: Jeanette Claire Sewell, Houston Public Library
      • Hosted by: Digital Libraries Round Table
    • Grateful Data: Data Cleaning, Digital Humanities, and Deadheads
      • From shared audio to set list statistics, Deadheads were data pioneers. Participants will learn how to acquire publicly available data about the Grateful Dead and normalize it using Open Refine, an open-source application. The workshop will be accompanied with detailed notes and instructions available on GitHub, along with sample datasets.
      • Speaker: Scott Carlson, Rice University
      • Hosted by: Cataloging and Metadata Round Table, Automation and Technology Round Table, and Digital Libraries Round Table

2016 TLA Conference

    • Copyright and Digital Collections: Lessons from Astrodome Memories
      • Five Houston archives have partnered with each other and the public to create an online exhibit for Astrodome history and memories. This IMLS-grant funded project includes creating a model for managing copyright concerns. Learn about issues, progress, and a copyright manual that resulted from this work.
      • Hosted by: Programming Committee and Digital Libraries Round Table
    • Streaming Media: How are Libraries Handling It? 
      • Hosted by: Electronic Resources and Serials Management Round Table (ESMART) and Digital Libraries Round Table

2013 TLA Conference

    • Exploring the Digital Humanities
      • For a new generation of researchers in the humanities, libraries and archives are much more than repositories of books. Come learn about the "digital humanities" and new tools that give us computational access to archival and other digital collections. We will focus on ways that librarians can support the needs of digital humanities researchers and learn about new models of publishing in the humanities.

      • Speakers: Lisa Spiro, Rice University, Andrew J. Torget, University of North Texas, and Tanya Clement, University of Texas at Austin's School of Information

      • Hosted by: Digital Libraries Round Table

    • Lightning Talks 
      • It’s YOUR turn! The Digital Libraries Round Table invites librarians to share information about their digital projects (in five minutes or less). If you have cool digitized resources, promote them! If you’ve documented your standards and best practices, share them! We want to hear and see what you’ve done!

      • Speakers: Daniel Alemneh, University of North Texas, Roland Lemonius, Houston Public Library, Eric Frierson, EBSCO Publishing, Danielle Cunniff Plumer, DCPlumer Associates, Janet Bailey, Abilene Public Library, Karen Ellis, Taylor Public Library, Lisa Mullenburg, Del Mar College, Tara Carlisle, University of North Texas, Cheryl Smith, Plano Public Library System, Caroline Castillo, Houston Public Library

      • Hosted by: Digital Libraries Round Table

Created on Apr 16, 2013 | Last updated July 02, 2018