The Texas Digital Library (TDL) welcomes faculty and staff from all TDL member institutions to participate in full- and half-day classes covering TDL services and technologies. TDL training sessions take place at various locations throughout the state in order to accommodate our geographically dispersed user base.

Upcoming Classes

Open Journal Systems Training Class

Thursday, June 8, 2017 | Online Course

Course information: This OJS training focuses on the essential concepts and knowledge you need to get started using Open Journal Systems for online publishing.

Date: Thursday, June 8, 2017

Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm (CST)

REGISTRATION (required, and free for TDL members)

Vireo 4 Training Class

Date and Time TBD | The University of Texas at Austin

More information on a rescheduled Vireo 4 Training Class this fall in Austin will be coming soon.

Recent Classes

Vireo 3 Training Class

Thursday, March 24, 2016 | The University of Texas at Austin

Course information: This instructional course is a refresher for current users and an overview for those with new roles involving the use of Vireo 3. In this Vireo 3 Training Class, we will cover:

  • Student upload interface
  • Student “Needs Correction” interface
  • Faculty interface
  • The wild world of embargoes
  • Administrative management of ETDs
  • Using filters in Vireo
  • Generating reports
  • Using the new email features
  • Setting up your Vireo

Date: Thursday, March 24, 2016

Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm

Cost: Free for TDL members.

Location: Perry-Castaneda Library, The University of Texas at Austin, Room PCL 1.202 (Room 1.202 is located on the 1st floor, below the ground floor.)

Parking: Visitor parking is available at the Brazos Parking Garage.

Instructor: Ryan Steans, Assistant Director, Texas Digital Library


Introduction to DSpace

August 18, 2015 | University of Texas at Arlington

Course information

Date: August 18, 2015
Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location: Room B20/B21 of the Central Library, UT Arlington (Please note that a government ID (such as a driver’s license) is required to enter the Central Library.
Cost: Free for TDL members. Registration is required.
Instructor: Faedra Wills, Digital Projects Librarian, UT Arlington; Jon Crossno, Cataloging and Metadata Librarian, UT Southwestern

Local Information

TDL Training Program events take place at various member institutions across the state. Below is information on directions, parking, and other tips for the common training locations.

UT Arlington Information

  • Library Location
  • Parking: You have two options for parking on the UT Arlington campus.

Option #1: Purchase a University visitor parking pass using the new mobile app, MobileNOW.  With this option, the daily parking fee is only $3.00. This permit allows visitors to park in any student or general permit parking lot.  Student parking lots 47, 49 and 52 are the closest to the library. Campus Map

Option #2: The Maverick Parking Garage located right behind the library.  The daily fee for parking is $10.00.  

  • Other information: A government ID is required to enter the library.

UT Austin Information

University of Houston

University of Houston Clear Lake Information

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