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Upcoming Events

  • ETD Management with Vireo
    3/10/2015 9:00am - 3:00pm
    Date: March 10, 2015
    Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
    Location: Willis Library, University of North Texas – Room W443 | Directions and Parking Information (Highland Street Garage)
    Cost: Free for TDL members. Registration is required.
    Instructor: Ryan Steans, Director of Operations, Texas Digital Library

    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.

    Skill Level: Entry

  • Introduction to DSpace
    3/31/2015 9:00am - 3:00pm
    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.

    Skill Level: Entry