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Perspectives on preservation strategies for digital content: Lessons learned
This panel will discuss Texas Tech University Digital Library’s experiences with preservation in the past eight years including failures and near-misses that caused TTU to seek a better system. This all-encompassing system ...
Library website Google Analytics report: An external review from Digital Resources
This is a report about the web statistics of the Texas Tech University Library web site.
Great Expectations: How Digital Project Management Fosters Collaboration between University Libraries and External Entities
As academic libraries expand their digital collections, technical service staff and librarians are forging relationships with donors, professors, and other university departments. For those not familiar with the creation ...
REDDNET AND DIGITAL PRESERVATION IN THE OPEN CLOUD: RESEARCH AT TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES ON LONG-TERM ARCHIVAL STORAGE
(Journal of Digital Information, 2012-01-15)
In the realm of digital data, vendor-supplied cloud systems will still leave the user with responsibility for curation of digital data. Some of the very tasks users thought they were delegating to the cloud vendor may be ...
Tutorials on Google Analytics: How to Craft a Web Analytics Report for a Library Web Site
(Journal of Web Librarianship, 2014-08-30)
Libraries, along with other information service institutions, have entered a digital era in which resources are presented electronically through various digital platforms. The library Web site functions as the main source ...
Usability Testing for Greater Impact: A Primo Case Study
(Information Technology and Libraries, 2014-12-15)
This case study focuses on a usability test conducted by four librarians at Texas Tech University (TTU). Eight students were asked to complete a series of tasks using OneSearch, the TTU Libraries’ implementation of the ...
Know Your Crowd: A Case Study in Digital Collection Marketing
(The Reference Librarian, 2017-02-14)
Digitized special collections and institutional repositories present unique challenges to libraries struggling to identify marketing strategies that will entice patrons to these services. These collections, which do not ...
Digital Preservation Challenges with an ETD Collection — A Case Study at Texas Tech University
(The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 2014-12-12)
The dangers that digital files face can seem merely the stuff of theory and risk assessment matrices until an institution experiences its first data loss; especially when those digital files represent the graduate research ...
The digital assembly line: Running an effective and efficient digital lab
Over the past year and a half, the Texas Tech University Libraries Digital Lab has experienced a huge learning curve. When the digital lab was first developing, the focus was on learning the equipment, the digitization ...
CONTENTdm to DSpace- Why?
(Texas Conference on Digital Libraries, 2013-03-26)
This poster outlines TTU’s decision to move all our digital library content from CONTENTdm to DSpace. The poster will include statistics and results from some of our tests that showed that for us CONTENTdm was not serving ...