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What

South Central States Fedora Users Group Meeting. 

The meeting will include:

  • presentations on current implementations and work underway at peer institutions

  • discussion for users considering the tool

  • conversations intended to foster collaboration among users and in support of the Fedora project

We will be asking for attendees to present upon their various projects in either long or short sessions.

Who

We welcome anyone in the region both currently using Fedora or considering using Fedora for the management of digital assets as a repository or archive.  This meeting is for all ranges of technical skill level.

This is a free event.  Online registration required.  Please register online with this Google Form.

When

23-24 August

Day 1: Tentatively 9:00 am - 5:00 pm 

Day 2: Tentatively 9:00 am - 3:00 pm  

Start and end times are subject to change depending on schedule, which is currently being developed.

Where

Medical Sciences Library, Texas A&M University
202 Olsen Blvd. 
College Station, TX  77843

Directions/Parking

  • From Raymond Stotzer Parkway/University Drive/FM 60, turn toward campus onto Olsen Blvd.
  • Take first right into Lot 72.

Parking for Individuals with Disabilities

As registration is free, attendees are responsible for their own parking costs.  Rates are available at http://transport.tamu.edu/parking/visitor.aspx/permit.aspx#rates.

Transportation

Attendees

  • ...

Presentations (Tentative)

  • Sean Watkins  (UH) and Ed Veal (HPL): Avalon updates
  • James Silas Creel (Texas A&M): PCDM, IIIF and Mirador for exhibiting structured content
  • Melanie Cofield and Minnie Rangel (UT): Islandora updates
  • Ryan Steans (TDL): SCSFUG collaborative engagement
  • Andrew Woods (DuraSpace): Fedora project update
  • ...

Lodging

There are ample lodging options in College Station, and no endorsement is implied in the following information.

The Hilton College Station on University Drive offers a state rate and is walking distance from various dining options.  They also provide a shuttle to various locations in town.

Other options on University Drive include AloftHyatt Place, and Holiday Inn Express


Dining

There are ample dining options in College Station, and no endorsement is implied in the following information.

The University Drive and Texas Avenue corridors offer ample dining options.  Just across from the Hilton there are a number of choices including Blue Baker for breakfast, sandwiches, and pizza; Razoo's Cajun Cafe; Pei Wei; and Grub Burger Bar.  For Mexican food in that spot, Rosa's Cafe is very reasonable and serves great tortillas, and Abuelo's offers classic Tex-Mex.

Just east of the university campus on Texas Avenue can be found a Chilis, Torchy's Tacos, Lupe Tortilla, Shiraz Shish Kabob, and much more.

For those willing to drive a bit, historic Downtown Bryan has a ton of fun options.