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Scholarly Communications

The TXST University Libraries’ Scholarly Communications Team educates users about the transformation of scholarly communication and provides services meant to foster a more sustainable publishing ecosystem. Our team offers workshops, class visits, sponsored events and other outreach programs related to scholarly communication.

For more information, or to schedule a consultation or information session, contact: scholcomm@txstate.edu 

Upcoming Workshops & Events


Fall 2019 Workshops


Depositing in the TXST Dataverse Repository

October 15, 2019

11:00am - 12:00pm | Alkek Library 440

Presenter: Laura Waugh

The Texas State University (TXST) Dataverse is a repository for depositing and providing access to the research data created by our university faculty, staff, and students. Depositing in the TXST Dataverse supports open data initiatives and complies with funding mandates. Learn how to create collections/dataverses, deposit datasets, and properly describe your data.

After this workshop you will be able to: 

  • Create a collection (dataverse) for your project
  • Choose appropriate metadata schema
  • Control user permissions
  • Deposit a dataset with appropriate file formats, a README, and descriptive metadata
  • Understand versioning and sharing options with colleagues
  • Create a template for depositing multiple similar datasets

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