In the spring, a team of researchers from the Libraries, the Texas Advanced Computing Center, and Information Technology Services surveyed campus to better understand the research computing environment. As part of that survey, a request for the types of training you wish to see offered on campus was made. The… read more
We now have a feedback form for people to let us know what they think about Texas ScholarWorks. If you’ve used Texas ScholarWorks before and would like to share your feedback with us, please use the form.
If you are looking to connect with fellow UT faculty, graduate students, and staff on issues related to open educational resources (OER) and open pedagogy, then please join us starting Friday, Sept. 13th for our first community of practice meet-up. The meet-ups are a space to brainstorm, ask questions, consult… read more
If you are using open educational resources (OER) in your courses or have considered using them, please join us this fall for our OER community of practice meet-ups. These meet-ups are being organized by staff from UT Libraries, the Center for Open Educational Resources and Language Learning, and Texas Digital… read more
The University of Texas has joined the Qualitative Data Repository (QDR) as a member. The “QDR curates, stores, preserves, publishes, and enables the download of digital data generated through qualitative and multi-method research in the social sciences” (QDR website). Our membership covers most data curation deposit costs for UT Austin… read more
The UT Libraries and COERLL are happy to announce an open educational resources (OER) workshop for instructors at UT. If you are interested in learning more about how you can incorporate OERs into your class, this would be a great place to get started. Title: Incorporating OER in Courses Description:… read more
Want to learn how to realize the full potential of your research data? Interested in developing new skills with Python, SQL, and Open Refine? Save the date for the August 2019 Data Carpentry workshop co-hosted by the UT Libraries and Texas Advanced Computing Center. The workshop is open to the… read more
Representatives from African Open Science Platform, AmeLICA, cOAlition S, OA2020, and SciELO met on May 1, 2019 during the Global Research Council meeting. The five initiatives came up with a joint statement on open access. This statement builds on previous OA statements and hopefully helps continue recent momentum around open… read more
The UT Libraries has created an infographic to help users understand what works are in the public domain in the United States. The work was inspired by this blog post and by the Copyright Information Center at Cornell University and their very helpful public domain chart.
The Center for Open Educational Resources in Language Learning (COERLL) has created a free resource called Introduction to OER for Language Teachers. This resource is designed to help language educators learn more about how to create and share their own open educational resources (OER). OER are educational resources that are… read more