In this course, students receive an overview of Vireo, the system created by the Texas Digital Library for handling the online submission and management of electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs). Students will gain hands-on experience using Vireo to shepherd a thesis or dissertation through the entire ETD workflow.
Among the topics covered in the course are the following:
Thesis submission using the student submittal interface
Processing and approval of the document using the staff administrative interface
Publishing the document in a testbed repository
Recommended audiences for this course include support staff for Thesis Offices and Offices of Graduate Studies, as well as DSpace management staff.
Date: March 31, 2015 Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Location: Library Classroom of the Alfred R. Neumann Library, UH Clear Lake |Directions and library map | Parking (Lot R) Cost: Free for TDL members. Registration is required. Instructor: Laura McElfresh, Digital Initiatives Librarian, Texas A&M at Galveston; Faedra Wills, Digital Project Librarian, UT Arlington
This course provides beginner-level DSpace users with an overview of the use and management of DSpace repositories. Students will gain hands-on experience with DSpace and the use of the DSpace administrative interface.
Among the topics covered in the course are:
How to create communities and collections
How to submit and proceed items through the repository workflow
How to adjust access options for users and items in DSpace
How to edit items in DSpace
Highlights of other DSpace features
Repository managers are the primary audience for this course.