News Category: digital-archives

Surveying the Digital Collections of TDL Members: An Interview with Rachael Zipperer

April 30, 2019

As part of her capstone project to complete a Master of Science in Information Studies at The University of Texas at Austin in 2019, Texas iSchool student Rachael Zipperer focused on surveying the digital collections of Texas Digital Library members. During Preservation Week (April 21–27), the Masters candidate posted updates about digital archives and lessons learned.

David Arctur Makes Major Gift to the iSchool

Feb. 28, 2014

David Arctur has worked as an electrical engineer, a software architect and an urban planner among other things. His career has taken him from Austin to Africa to Silicon Valley and back to Austin. His academic titles include research fellow in the Jackson School of Geosciences and the Cockrell School of Engineering and instructor at the iSchool.

He jokes that he should be retired by now.

Giving Profile - Jane Garner

Feb. 28, 2014

For Jane Garner, a crushing disappointment could not have come at a better time.

It was the summer of 1964, and the recent University of Texas graduate was in Washington training to become a Peace Corps librarian in Chile. At the end of the summer, Garner was told her perfectionist nature would 'cause too much trouble.' She was effectively kicked out of the Peace Corps.

UT's iSchool leads the way with first-of-its-kind HiPSTAS conference

July 11, 2013

Millions of gigabytes of sound are stored on servers across the Internet in the form of digital files containing music, spoken word, and video. This explosion of available digital sound recordings is a boon to cultural scholars, but searching through the files for discernible patterns is like looking for needles in a haystack.

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