The University of Texas Libraries wants to send you to OpenCon 2018 in Toronto, Canada! If you are a UT Austin graduate student or postdoctoral researcher with an interest in open access (OA), open educational resources (OER) or open data who wants to help shape the future of research and… read more
For our June discussion we’ll be talking about information security, privacy, social media, and algorithmic culture and how all those things are impacting our society. If you’d like to read up on any of this before the June event, here are some helpful resources. Antisocial Media: How Facebook Disconnects Us… read more
We are offering digital scholarship office hours again this semester. Gilbert Borrego, Allyssa Guzman, Jessica Trelogan and Colleen Lyon will be available to answer any questions you may have about digital scholarship, Texas Data Repository, Texas ScholarWorks, research data services, or scholarly publishing. Here are the dates –all sessions are… read more
During the spring semester 2017, UT Libraries and the Billie L. Turner Plant Resources Center worked together to digitize the Flora of Forfarshire and make it available to the public through the Texas ScholarWorks repository. The Flora of Forfarshire is an emblematic botanical work by the Scottish botanist, William Gardiner… read more
Knowledge unfortunately isn’t free. Much of the research being conducted at universities, colleges, and institutes around the world is written up by professors, graduate students, and research associates and published in toll-access (subscription) journals. Anyone lacking a subscription to that journal will not be able to access the articles published there. This… read more
If you have a question about Texas Data Repository, Texas ScholarWorks, managing your data, copyright, or open access come visit us today (10/18). We’ll be in PCL 3.120 from 10:00am-12:00pm.
Our first Data & Donuts event was a huge success – we had almost 70 people in attendance! To accommodate larger audiences, we’ve decided to move future Data & Donuts events to larger rooms. We’ll also be ordering more donuts! With the exception of Sept. 22nd and Oct. 13th, all… read more
The Archaeology Data Service (ADS) has started a fund to help authors pay article processing charges for Internet Archaeology or depositing fees at ADS. The fund is supported by donations from individuals around the world who are interested in expanding open access to archaeology research.
The University of Texas Libraries wants to send you to OpenCon 2017 in Berlin, Germany! If you are a graduate student or postdoctoral researcher with an interest in open access (OA), open educational resources (OER) or open data who wants to help shape the future of research and education at… read more
If you are interested in being more open in your research practices, but don’t quite know where to start, check out this one week Open Science course being offered at Utrecht University: Open Science and Scholarship: Changing Your Research Workflow. The course is open to researchers from all disciplines and… read more