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E-Government and Libraries Helpful Resources
Article on e-government services and how libraries can provide helpful online government resources.
Government Information for Parents and Teachers
Article on the expansion of access to government web sites to include Internet-based educational resources for children, teachers, and parents.
Graphic Editing for the Non-Techie: Using Photoshop or Free Programs
This presentation discusses graphic editing. It includes basic rules of thumb, basic graphic editing skills, pros and cons of Photoshop, basic Photoshop tools, and alternatives to Photoshop.
Guide to Options for ETD Programs
Chapter from Guidance Documents for Lifecycle Management of ETDs. This chapter describes ETD access policies and intellectual property issues, deposit procedures, repository system options, ETD program management and ETD program services.
Hidden Collections Redux: Summer 2013
This report is offers an update on the hidden collections at the UNT Libraries. Its purpose is to serve as a true representation of the collections in the UNT Libraries with little or no access.
History indexes reviewed
Article discussing index characteristics mentioned in reviews of history books appearing in Reviews in History.
How Digital Libraries can Create a Culture of Open Access on Campus
Presentation for a panel discussion at the 2013 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries. This panel presentation discusses how digital libraries can create a culture of open access on campus. Five panelists discuss their perspectives, strategies, challenges, and progress.
Hypermedia, Interactive Multimedia, and Virtual Realities
Article discussing hypermedia, interactive multimedia, and virtual realities.
iCAMP: Curate, Archive, Manage, Preserve
This presentation discusses the iCAMP project; Curate, Archive, Manage, Preserve. It discusses research data management curricula gaps, a summary of other key projects and findings, the iCAMP project aims and research methodology, gives a review of iCAMP results, and offers questions raised for the future.
The Impact of Embedded Librarianship on Liaison Activities
Poster on the impact of embedded librarianship on liaison activities presented for the Medical Library Association, South Central Chapter Annual Meeting. This poster took third place in the judging for the 2013 Elizabeth K. Eaton Research Awards.
The Importance of the Cover Letter: Why a Resume is not Enough
This presentation discusses the importance of including a well-written cover letter with a resume. The author points out why a resume is not enough when applying for a job and offers guidelines for how to successfully write a cover letter.
Improving Access to Web Archives through Innovative Analysis of PDF Content
This paper discusses improving access to web archives through innovative analysis of PDF content. The paper discusses the overall workflow and describes the tools used to extract document features. Findings suggest opportunities for the development of retrieval tools that will provide new ways of selecting content and building collections from large Web archives.
In With The New: Adapting To Change Using ILLiad
This presentation discusses adapting to change using ILLiad.
Inadvertent RDA: New Catalogers' Errors in AACR2
This article discusses Resource Description and Access (RDA) and new catalogers' errors in Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules, 2nd ed. (AACR2).
Increasing Faculty Usage of Streaming Video: A Webcast
This presentation was given for 'Increasing Faculty Usage of Streaming Video: A Webcast, sponsored by Alexander Street Press and Library Journal. In this presentation, the author discusses when and how video is used in instruction with examples and ideas for increasing faculties' usage of streaming videos.
Information Literacy and YouTube: A Winning Combination for Users and Librarians
This presentation discusses information literacy and YouTube. The authors describe how they integrate YouTube videos into their basic information literacy instruction sessions.
Innovation and Sustainability in Digital Publishing
This presentation accompanies introductory remarks given as a panelist in the session "Publishing and Preserving OA Content" during the 2014 Open Access Symposium, "The Business and Economics of Open Access."
Integrating Controlled Vocabularies into Cultural Heritage Digital Collections: The Portal to Texas History Experience
Poster presented at the 2007 ASIS&T Annual Conference. This poster describes the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries' digital libraries implementations experience. It discusses various scenarios and strategies for integrating controlled vocabularies in the uncontrolled digital library world.
Integrating Controlled Vocabularies into Cultural Heritage Digital Collections: The Portal to Texas History Experience
Paper accompanying a poster for the 2007 ASIS&T Annual Conference. Paper discusses the University of North Texas Libraries' digital libraries' implementations experience. It discusses various scenarios and strategies for integrating controlled vocabularies in the uncontrolled digital library world.
Interpreting MARC: Where's the Bibliographic Data?
Article discussing the notion that viewing MARC from a modern technological perspective leads to interpretive problems such as a confusion of "bibliographic data" with "catalog records."
Is It Really That Bad? Verifying the extent of full-text linking problems
This presentation is for a workshop and discusses a methodology for addressing full-text linking problems.
Is Qualitative Research Second Class Science? A Quantitative Longitudinal Examination of Qualitative Research in Medical Journals
Article discussing the proportion of qualitative research over a 10 year period and correlates associated with its publication.
The Issues of Compliance and Interoperability in Integrating Heterogeneous Digital Information Resources: Lessons from Texas History Portal
Poster presented at the 2005 IS&T Archiving Conference. This poster describes issues related to portal building and explores compliance and interoperability issues. It also assesses the current status and the emerging trends in innovative uses of portal technologies and provides an overall scenario.
It Takes A Village To Save The Web: The End Of Term Web Archive
Article discussing the End of Term Web Archive, a collaborative project of the Library of Congress, the Internet Archive, the University of North Texas, the California Digital Library, and the United States Government Printing Office.
JSTOR: Preservation, Storage, Access
This presentation discusses JSTOR, the scholarly journal archive. The author discusses the JSTOR mission of preservation, storage, and access.
Keeping Human Resources Happy: The Use of Rubrics in Evaluations During Hiring and Performance Evaluations
Presentation for the inaugural Library Human Resources Management Association Conference. The authors discuss keeping human resources happy with the use of rubrics in evaluations during hiring and performance evaluations.
Keeping it Fair: Using Rubrics in Hiring and Evaluations
Presentation for a webinar offered by the American Library Association (ALA) Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA). This presentation discusses using rubrics in hiring and evaluations to keep things fair.
Learning from Our Users: Using Assessment to Drive Change
This poster discusses using assessments and user feedback in the libraries. The poster illustrates a comparison between LibQUAL+ surveys, focus groups, and ethnographic study results for online students.
Lessons Learned: Digitization of Cooke County Ledgers
This paper describes a grant project to digitize Cooke County, Texas ledgers. The project was funded in part by the National Historic Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) and involves digitizing and hosting several rare and unique collections representative of the Civil War. The UNT Archives partnered with the UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit (DPU), which managed all stages of the digitization. This paper describes and examines the process the DPU implemented to digitize the Cooke County ledger collection; in doing so, it provides insight into the problems one might encounter, as well as recommendations for institutions that may be considering similar digital projects.
LibQUAL+ Lite at UNT
This poster discusses the LibQUAL+ Lite survey. It summarizes results and implications relating to survey participation and survey results given at the University of North Texas (UNT).
Librarians and Technology: Things to Consider
Article on librarians and technology and things to consider.
Library and Information Science End of Program Exam Survival Tips
Presentation for a University of North Texas (UNT) School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) 5900 course. This presentation discusses library and information science end of program exam survival tips and how to write three 2500 word essays in one week.
Library Education via Distance Learning: Implications for the Profession
Presentation for the Texas Library Association (TLA) annual conference. The author discusses library education via distance learning and the implications for the profession.
The Library Publishing Coalition Project
Presentation for the 2012 CNI Fall Meeting. This presentation discusses the Library Publishing Coalition Project.
The Life Cycle of Electronic Theses and Dissertations
This presentation discusses the life cycle of electronic theses and dissertations. The presentation includes a look at ETD programs today, definitions of lifecycle management, ETD lifecycle management challenges, and the IMLS ETD Lifecycle Management Project.
The Lifecycle Management of ETDs Project: Multi Stakeholders Partnership
This document accompanies a poster discussing the Lifecycle Management of ETDs project.
The Lifecycle Management of ETDs Project: Multi Stakeholders Partnership
This poster discusses the Lifecycle Management of ETDs Project.
Lifecycle Management of ETDs: Toward A Collaborative Approach To Stakeholders' Involvement In ETDs Curation
This presentation discusses the management and curation of Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs). It highlights and discusses the early findings of an IMLS-funded project on Lifecycle Management of ETDs.
Link Resolver Testing
This excel file accompanies a workshop presentation titled 'Is it really that bad? Verifying the extent of full-text linking problems'.
Making it Work, Making it Fun: Metadata in Action
This presentation discusses metadata and how to ensure quality. It illustrates how the University of North Texas (UNT) utilizes a metadata analysis tool and a metadata template creator.
Mapping the Southwest: Final Performance Report
This report documents the Mapping the Southwest project, led by the University of North Texas (UNT) and with their partner, the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) Libraries Special Collections. The project was supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). This final report briefly describes the Mapping the Southwest project activities and accomplishments in six work areas, and provides a discussion of achievements, issues faced and resolved, and lessons learned that may be of benefit to others. Additional detail is provided in some areas with appendices.
Mapping the Southwest Project: Putting the Region's Maps Online
This poster discusses the Mapping the Southwest Project, involving putting our region's maps online. The poster includes background information on the project, the project plan, workflow and equipment, and the impacts and lessons learned.
"Mapping the Southwest": UNT-UTA Collaborative Project
This presentation discusses a collaborative project between the University of North Texas (UNT) and the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) to digitize 5,000 historically-significant, rare maps of the American southwest.
Mapping the Way for Information Literacy Skills in Child Development Research
Presentation for the 2014 International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) Information Literacy Satellite Meeting on conjunction with the IFLA World Library and Information Congress. This presentation discusses mapping the way for information literacy skills in child development research.
Marketing to Your Community: Becoming a Destination
This presentation discusses marketing and promoting a library's government documents department. The author explains the marketing strategy as consisting of the Four P's: using Passionate Pro-active Promotions and Presentations to make your documents department a destination for answers. The author offers specific examples of promotional events and items, collaboration with other organizations and libraries, and specific ways that the University of North Texas (UNT) has marketed the benefits of its government documents.
Marketing to Your Community: Becoming a Destination
Article on marketing your library collection to your community and becoming a destination for information.
Measuring the Impact of Preserving Digital Assets
This presentation discusses measuring the impact of preserving digital assets. This presentation reports the initial findings of a study of the impact of digitizing assets, specifically: (a) a framework of impact areas and indicators and (b) findings for the Portal's content partners and users.
Measuring the Impact of Preserving Digital Assets
This paper discusses measuring the impact of preserving digital assets.
Measuring Value and Impact: A Study of the UNT Digital Library Collections
Presentation for the Texas Conference on Digital Libraries (TCDL) discussing value and impact and a study of the UNT Digital Library collections.
Meeting the Demands of Digital Scholarship: Challenges and Opportunities
Paper accompanying a poster presentation for the 2005 ASIS&T Annual Conference. This paper provides an overall scenario in the areas of aggregating a variety of digital formats, archiving digital content, and innovative uses of digital library technologies.