Check out our first Texas Data Repository Annual Report, which reports on UT-Austin’s activities in the consortium over the last two years since its launch. https://hdl.handle.net/2152/74154 Some highlights include: • Many upgrades to Dataverse: currently at version 4.9.4 (thanks TDL!!) • 77 dataverses (collections), 430 datasets, and nearly 7000 files.… read more
For our May scholarly communication brown bag event, we’re going to be showing one of the keynote addresses from Electronic Resources & Libraries – Antisocial Media: How Facebook Disconnects People and Undermines Democracy by Siva Vaidhyanathan. When: Tuesday, May 8th at 12:00pm Where: PCL 1.124 You can get a sense of the… read more
UT Libraries will be hosting an Images of Research competition this semester. The competition is designed to celebrate the research contributions of UT undergraduates. Students may submit images that visualize the research they are engaged in here at UT. Details about the competition, including prizes, timelines, eligibility and submission instructions… read more
Are you a UT Austin undergrad doing research? If so, here’s your chance to show everyone why your work is so great. Undergraduate Studies is sponsoring a video and presentation competition for undergraduate researchers. Students in the first round will make two minute videos about their research. In the second… read more
The Data and Donuts fall schedule is finalized and it looks great! If you are interested in data management topics and you like donuts, plan to be at PCL on Friday afternoons this fall. Here’s the full schedule.
Please join us today, Wednesday, July 19th, 12:00-1:00pm in PCL Learning Lab 4 to learn about digital badging. We’ll have several knowledgeable presenters give a very short presentation and we’ll save the second half of the hour for discussion. Here’s our speaker line-up: Victor Baeza, Oklahoma State (via Skype) Cinthya… read more
UT Graduate Students, The semester is almost over! Come enjoy a sweet treat and a little caffeine to celebrate your hard work. We will have donuts, coffee, and prizes in the kitchen of the Graduate Landing Spot in PCL on Tuesday, May 9th from 9:00-11:00am. Thanks from all of us… read more
UT Austin faculty, students, and staff can now request digital object identifiers (DOIs) and Archival Resource Keys (ARKs) for their research products – articles, datasets, posters, etc. DOIs and ARKs are persistent identifiers that allow you to reliable point other people to your work – improving the research process and… read more