Texas Conference on Digital Libraries 2014

The Texas Digital Library conference committee is pleased to announce that the 2014 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries will be held April 28-29, 2014, in Austin, Texas.

By popular demand, TCDL 2014 will return to the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center, located on the UT Austin campus.

This year’s conference theme, Engaging Outliers: Context, Collections & Community, will explore the full range of projects, workflows, use cases and ideas-in-the-making related to digital library work, with a special emphasis of those projects that lie outside of the ordinary. The conference will feature keynote speaker Dan Cohen, Executive Director of the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA), who will discuss DPLA’s ambitious endeavor to make the cultural and scientific heritage of humanity available to all.

Additional information about TCDL 2014, including a call for proposals, will be forthcoming.

Things to know about TCDL 2014

When: April 28-29, 2014

Where: AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center in Austin, Texas

Cost: Early registration rates will be $110 for TDL members, $140 for regular attendees, and $50 for students. (Stay tuned for future announcements about the opening of registration for TCDL 2014.)

Registration rates will cover all conference sessions, including keynotes, presentations, poster sessions, and workshops. Light breakfast and snacks, as well as a conference reception, will be included as part of the regular registration package.

For the first time, TCDL will also offer, at a small additional cost, a registration option that will include lunch on the first day of the conference, a t-shirt, and access to special tours and events.

About the Texas Conference on Digital Libraries

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.

For more information visit the TCDL 2014 website.


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