2016 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries

Commons Learning Center, Austin, TX

May 24, 2016 – May 26, 2016

Texas Digital Humanities Consortium

In partnership with the Texas Digital Library, the Texas Digital Humanities Consortium is pleased to announce its mini-conference, which will immediately follow the 2016 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries. The event will take place on Friday, May 27, 2016 at the Commons Learning Center on the J.J. Pickle Research Campus in Austin, Texas.

TxDHC Mini-Conference


Thank you to everyone who attended, presented, and made this a wonderful 2016 TCDL! 

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The Texas Conference on Digital Libraries covers topics relevant to the creation, promotion and preservation of research, scholarship and cultural heritage digital materials.

The goal of TCDL is to bring together those working on digital projects -- including outreach librarians, repository managers, cataloguers, faculty members, technical staff, and others -- in order to build a practical, usable and sustainable model for digital libraries.

TCDL 2016 will take place May 24-26, 2016, at the Commons Learning Center on the J.J. Pickle Research Campus in Austin, Texas.

The Commons Learning Center is located on the J.J. Pickle Research Campus of UT Austin, within walking distance of the Texas Advanced Computing Center and near the pedestrian-friendly Domain Austin, featuring more than 100 stores, restaurants, and hotels. More information about conference programming including conference sessions, presentations, poster sessions, and workshops will be coming soon.

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Keynote Speaker

TCDL 2016 will feature Trevor Owens from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, as the conference keynote speaker.

Trevor serves as the Senior Program Officer responsible for the development of the national digital platform portfolio for the Office of Library Services at the Institute of Museum and Library Services. He steers an overall strategy encompassing research, grant making, and policy agendas, as well as communications initiatives, in support of the development of national digital services and resources in libraries. From 2010 - 2015, Trevor served as a Digital Archivist with the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program (NDIIPP) in the Office of Strategic Initiatives at the Library of Congress. Before that, he was the community manager for the Zotero project at the Center for History and New Media.

Trevor has a doctorate in social science research methods and educational technology from the Graduate School of Education at George Mason University, a bachelor’s degree in the history of science from the University of Wisconsin, and a master’s degree in American history with an emphasis on digital history from George Mason University. He teaches graduate seminars on digital history and digital curation for American University’s history department and the University of Maryland’s iSchool.

In 2014, the Society of American Archivists gave him the Archival Innovator Award, an award granted annually to recognize the archivist, repository, or organization that best exemplifies the “ability to think outside the professional norm.”

photo of Trevor Owens 

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