Texas Tech University Digital Library Digital Libraries Initiatives Team
Texas Tech University Digital Library • An online library of educational materials that offers access to digital collections and the eScholarship Repository.
eScholarship Repository • Central online space that serves to preserve and promote the intellectual output of the Texas Tech University community • Might include • Electronic thesis and dissertations • Conference papers • Published or working papers • Open access journals • Etc.
Digital Collections • One or more related digital objects that support research and education. • Might include • Digital images • Streaming audio • Streaming video • Etc.
Texas Digital Library • Provides a digital infrastructure for the scholarly activities of Texas universities • Scholarly Publishing • Institutional Repositories • Learning Objects Repositories and Courseware Management • Collections Management • Preservation http://www.tdl.org
Framework • Section III • Standards • Section VIII • Project policies and procedures
Digital Project • A process, with a specific time frame, that systematically organizes the creation or modification of library digital collections.
Streaming Audio Collection DL web site Digital Collection or eScholarship Repository Read Documentation! Fill out/submit Phase One form DLIT approves/returns proposal DLIT assigns liaison Pilot Project Fill out/submit Phase Two form DLIT prioritizes project Case Study
Potential Projects • Digitize 21st Century European architecture slides • Digitize and stream TTU football game video • Digitize collection of letters written by George Washington to Martha Washington during the Revolutionary War
Closing Thoughts • Roundtable • Tuesday, August 22, 2006 • For more information about the Digital Library • http://intranet.lib.ttu.edu/dl • For more information about the DLIT • http://sp.lib.ttu.edu/dli
DLI Team Members • Greg Barnes, Team Lead • Cynthia Henry • Jessica Lu • Christopher Starcher • Bob Sweet • Jason Thomale