Texas Digital Library & Institutional Repository
Texas Digital Library
The Texas A&M Digital Library provides access to digital collections and innovative scholarly services in support of research, teaching, and learning. These services are provided in partnership with the Texas Digital Library (TDL). TDL is a multi-university consortium dedicated to providing the digital infrastructure to support a fully online scholarly community for institutions of higher education in Texas. Through the establishment of shared policies and standards, forums for professional interaction, expertise in digital collections and preservation, and robust technical services, the TDL aims to increase the availability of the enormous intellectual capital produced throughout Texas universities. TAMU is a founding member, along with The University of Texas, University of Houston, and Texas Tech University and collaborates with its partners to offer shared scholarly services. “As a leading provider of scholarly communications technologies in the state of Texas, the TDL strives to: provide essential services to Texas institutions of higher learning and their faculties remain at the forefront of digital library development in the state, and provide cost-effective solutions to the challenges of digital storage, preservation, and communication faced by Texas colleges and universities.”
The Texas A&M Repository is a digital service that collects, preserves, and distributes the scholarly and creative output of the university. The repository facilitates open access scholarly communication while preserving the scholarly and cultural legacy of Texas A&M faculty, students, research and professional staff, and affiliated professionals. The repository contains many types of content, including, but not limited to, electronic theses and dissertations, papers and books, data sets, technical reports, conference proceedings, photographic works, and digitized maps and special collections. The repository is hosted and maintained by the Libraries. Associated peer reviewed journals, conference proceedings, scholarly blogs, and research wikis are provided through the services of the Texas Digital Library, HathiTrust, and other publishing platforms as appropriate.