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Wednesday, May 16 • 10:30am - 11:30am
Session 1 B | Scholarly Communications

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Texas Data Repository: a Year in Review
Anna Dabrowski, Christina Chan-Park, Nerissa Lindsey, Jessica Trelogan, Courtney Mumma, Matthew Mceniry
The Texas Data Repository (TDR) is a consortial data repository using the Dataverse platform. In this presentation we discuss ongoing efforts to develop the TDR as a shared service. The presenters include TDR liaisons from participating institutions. We reflect on the past year of using the TDR and speak from diverse perspectives:  the experience of small and large institutions; institutions with varying capacity to provide data services; and institutions implementing different outreach strategies, policies and workflows. We discuss the progress of the TDR, the value of participating in a consortial repository service, successes and challenges, and future goals.

From Meow to ROAR: University of Houstons Expansion of Open Access Repository Services
Annie Wu, Santi Thompson, Taylor Davis-Van Atta, Bethany Scott, Anne Washington, Kelsey Brett, Adam Townes, Xiping Liu
As part of the University of Houston (UH) Libraries’ 2017-2021 Strategic Plan, a cross-departmental implementation team was formed to expand our open access research repository services beyond electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) to include a broad range of faculty, staff, and student works. The result of this effort is Cougar Research Open Access Repositories (ROAR): a portal to the UH Institutional Repository (UHIR) and the UH Data Repository (UHDR) which host scholarly works and data generated by the UH community. This presentation details the team’s phased activities including internal preparation, pilot program, and finding and recommendations.

Moderators
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Eric Ames

Assistant Director, Marketing & Communications, ITS/Libraries, Baylor University
Eric helps direct the ongoing marketing and communications efforts of Baylor's Libraries and ITS division. He serves as the libraries' grant writer, assists with strategic planning, writes high-profile content and directs elements of the libraries' public programming. Eric previously... Read More →

Speakers
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Taylor Davis-Van Atta

Digital Scholarship Coordinator, University of Houston
Taylor Davis-Van Atta is Digital Scholarship Coordinator at University of Houston Libraries, where he administers the institutional and data repositories and helps facilitate research projects through the Libraries’ Digital Research Commons. He is the founding publisher and co-editor... Read More →
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Christina Chan-Park

Science Librarian, Baylor University
Christina Chan-Park is the science librarian at Baylor University where she has been liaison to 17 departments.  Although her Ph.D. is in geophysics, her current research interests are in scholarly communications, specifically data management, academic identity, and bibliometric... Read More →
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Anna J Dabrowski

Data Management Librarian, Texas A&M University
Anna J Dabrowski is an Assistant Professor and the Data Management Librarian at Texas A&M University Libraries. She focuses on developing research data management services by providing researchers with consultation, tools, and training.
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Nerissa Lindsey

Catalog Librarian, Texas A&M International University
Nerissa Lindsey is the Catalog Librarian at Texas A&M International University. She is responsible for managing the cataloging department, the TAMIU Digital Repository, and the Dataverse Repository.
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Matthew Mceniry

Metadata Librarian, Texas Tech University
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Santi Thompson

Head, Digital Research Services, University of Houston
Santi Thompson is the Head of Digital Research Services at the University of Houston (UH) Libraries. In this role, he develops policies and workflows for the digital components of scholarly communications, including digital research support and digital repositories. Santi publishes... Read More →
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Jessica Trelogan

Data Management Coordinator, University of Texas at Austin
Jessica Trelogan is the Data Management Coordinator at the University of Texas at Austin Libraries. She advances good data management practice across disciplines through consultation, training, and outreach services.
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Annie Wu

Head of Metadata and Digitization Services, University of Houston Libraries
Annie Wu is the Head of Metadata and Digitization Services at the University of Houston Libraries.  Prior to UH, she was the Operations Manager at the Technical Information Center of Corning Inc.  Annie also worked at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington as Cataloging... Read More →


Wednesday May 16, 2018 10:30am - 11:30am
Big Tex 1.102

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