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  Partner: UNT Libraries
 Department: Digital Projects Unit
 Decade: 2000-2009
 Collection: UNT Scholarly Works
2008 DOT GOV Harvest Preserving Access
Presentation for the 2008 Depository Library Council Annual Meeting. This presentation outlines the history, tool building, partner activities and future work for a collaborative project between the University of North Texas, the Library of Congress, the Internet Archive, the California Digital Library, and the U.S. Government Printing Office. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc28365/
Annexation of Texas Project
Presentation for the 2003 GODART Preconference at the American Library Association Annual Conference. This presentation outlines the "From Republic to State: Debates and Documents Relating to the Annexation of Texas, 1836-1856" project. This grant funded project involved digitizing 6000 objects. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc28337/
Architecture of a Centralized Portal to Distributed Information: The Portal to Texas History
This handout discusses the development of the architecture to build The Portal to Texas History through the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries' Digital Projects Unit. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29813/
Barriers to Adopting PREMIS in Cultural Heritage Institutions: An Exploratory Study
Paper for the 2009 IS&T Archiving Conference. This paper discusses an exploratory study on barriers to adopting PREMIS in cultural heritage institutions. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc407878/
Building Digital Archives
This presentation is about the steps followed in the development of the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries' Digital Library infrastructure, the lessons learned along the way, and the opportunities that are available today. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc28350/
Building Search Systems for Digital Library Collections
This presentation describes the infrastructure and collection in the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries Digital initiatives. This discusses issues related to searching and explains possible solutions to best enhance metadata and searching capabilities. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc28345/
Collaborations, Best Practices, and Collection Development: Born-Digital and Digitized Materials [Presentation]
This presentation discusses the phases of web collection development, challenges with web archives, and the need and benefit for preserving web materials. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc28321/
Collaborations, Best Practices, and Collection Development for Born-Digital and Digitized Materials
This paper discusses collaborations, best practices, and collection development for the preservation of born-digital and digitized materials. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc33120/
Collection Development for an Environmental Science Digital Library
This presentation discusses the University of North Texas Libraries' strategies for creating digital collections and services from datasets and born digital objects and serving users outside of formal education and research. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc30372/
Comparison of Digital Asset Management Systems (work area E)
Paper for an Institute of Museum and Library Sciences (IMLS) Grant Partner Uplift Project. This paper describes examinations of various digital asset management systems' (DAMS) capabilities and functions. Evaluation is based on the documentation relating to each package. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29818/
Creating a Culture of Collaboration: Collaborative Models for Digital Libraries in a Heterogeneous Institutional Landscape
This presentation gives a brief overview of the collaborative efforts of the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries Digital Projects Unit and its partners in digitization projects. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc28357/
The Cybercemetery: Prolonging Usable Afterlife
Paper for the 2004 IS&T Annual Archiving Conference. This paper discusses issues related to digital resource management when capturing and preserving web-based, heterogeneous digital materials produced by a variety of software in various versions. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29310/
Designing Information Communities for the 3D Environment
This abstract describes a panel presentation for the 2002 ASIS&T Annual Conference. The panel provides a summary of current research efforts in 3D imaging technologies, including how metadata fit into the panorama of building information communities. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc40416/
Developing the ICT Infrastructure for Africa: Overview of Barriers to Harnessing the Full Power of the Internet
Article on developing the Information Communication Technologies (ICT) for Africa and an overview of the barriers to harnessing the full power of the internet. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38890/
Digital Initiatives at the University of North Texas Libraries
This presentation gives an overview of the University of North Texas (UNT) Library's Digital Projects Unit (DPU) and their digitization initiatives. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc28340/
Digital Repository 2.0: Lessons Learned and Applied
This presentation discusses the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries' Digital Projects Unit and how the system and software to create digital collections was developed. It also discusses the future plans for system and software changes in the Digital Projects Unit. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc30373/
Digitization Workflows From the Digital Projects Unit University of North Texas Libraries
This presentation gives a basic outline of the work flow and processes involved within the Digital Projects Unit. Topics include scanning, digital preservation, and staffing. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc28367/
Effective Tools for Digital Object Management
This presentation discusses the University of North Texas Libraries' Digital Projects Unit workflow for digitization, including organizing materials, using a Wiki project page, internal workflow, managing objects and identifiers, and using a Magick Numbering system. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29799/
Enhancing the Quality of Metadata: Modular Approach to Digital Resource Lifecycle Management
This Tech Talk presentation discusses digital resource management. Templates, validation, controlled vocabularies, analysis tools, graphical reports, and more are explained in this presentation. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29296/
Expanding the Search for Digital Preservation Solutions: Adopting PREMIS in Cultural Heritage Institutions
Paper accompanying a poster presentation for the 2009 ACM/IEEE-CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries. This paper provides some preliminary results on factors that affect the adoption of PREMIS (Preservation Metadata Implementation Strategies) in cultural heritage institutions. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29319/
Expanding the Search for Digital Preservation Solutions [Poster]
Poster presented at the 2009 ACM/IEEE-CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries. The poster provides some preliminary results on factors that affect the adoption of PREMIS (Preservation Metadata Implementation Strategies) in cultural heritage institutions. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29288/
Facet Forward: Faceted Navigation of Federated Search Results for Cultural Heritage Materials
This presentation discusses the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries' web harvesting system organization. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc28352/
Federated Search
This presentation discusses federated and faceted searching including target audiences, expectations, approaches, protocols, uses, and issues. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc28362/
Folksonomy
This Tech Talk presentation explores Folksonomy. The author explores some of the more common aspects of folksonomies in the context of Web 2.0. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29300/
The Future is in the Preservation Metadata
This presentation discusses the issue of digital preservation and how metadata provides a critical part of the solution to the preservation challenges from detecting preservation threats to promoting preventative measures. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29292/
Implementing a Robust Architecture for a Centralized Portal System
Poster presented at the 2005 ALISE Annual Conference. This poster discusses the architecture for a centralized portal system. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc77155/
Installation and Testing of Selected Digital Asset Management Systems (work area E)
Report for an Institute of Museum and Library Sciences (IMLS) Grant Partner Uplift Project. This report contains installation procedures for the Digital Asset Management Systems (DAMS) identified as the most suitable candidates for the deployment by the Texas Heritage Digitization Initiative (THDI) partners. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29819/
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29315/
Integrating Controlled Vocabularies into Cultural Heritage Digital Collections: The Portal to Texas History Experience [Poster]
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29286/
Integrating Folksonomies into Cultural Heritage Digital Collections: The Challenges and Opportunities of Web 2.0
In this presentation, the author defines Folksonomy and the advantages and disadvantages of Folksonomy. He begins with a background on information retrieval and changing technologies, discusses trends in technologies, and explains the use of tags and Folksonomy. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29298/
Introduction to METS: UNT Libraries' Tech Talks
This Tech Talk presentation explores METS. The Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard (METS) is an initiative of the Digital Library Federation. Maintained by the Library of Congress, it provides a standard vocabulary and set of data structures for encoding hierarchical digital object content and metadata. In this presentation the author explains more about these parts of METS, and discusses how METS may be applicable to digital collections in the UNT Libraries. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc28323/
An Introduction to MODS: The Metadata Object Description Schema
This Tech Talks presentation offers an introduction to MODS. The presenter utilizes real life examples to show how MODS can be used with the Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard (METS). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29297/
The Issues of Compliance and Interoperability in Integrating Heterogeneous Digital Information Resources: Lessons from Texas History Portal [Poster]
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29285/
The Issues of Compliance and Interoperability in Integrating Heterogeneous Digital Resources: Lessons from the Texas History Portal
Paper for the 2005 IS&T Archiving Conference. This article discusses the issues of compliance and interoperability in integrating heterogeneous digital resources and lessons from the Texas History Portal. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc406376/
Maintaining Quality Metadata: Toward Effective Digital Resource Lifecycle Management
Book chapter on maintaining quality metadata and effective digital resource lifecycle management. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29317/
Maintaining Quality Metadata: Toward Effective Digital Resource Lifecycle Management
This presentation discusses the critical issues of metadata quality in digital libraries and describes the efforts being made by the University of North Texas Libraries to ensure metadata quality at various levels of digital resources' life cycle. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29299/
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29312/
Meeting the Demands of Digital Scholarship: Challenges and Opportunities [Poster]
Poster presented at the 2005 ASIS&T Annual conference. This poster discusses challenges, opportunities, and meeting the demands of digital scholarship. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29284/
Meeting the Digital Resource Preservation Challenges: The University of North Texas Libraries Initiative
This presentation describes the University of North Texas Libraries' initiatives to ensure long-term access to various digital resources. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29291/
Metadata and XML
This presentation discusses how XML can help store metadata. The University of North Texas (UNT) Digital Projects Unit developed the UNTL metadata element set with IndexData that tailored the data to meet their needs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc28339/
A Metadata Approach to Preservation of Digital Resources: The University of North Texas Libraries' Experience
Article discussing metadata approaches to preservation of digital resources and the experiences of the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29308/
Metadata: Batch Editing of MARC Records (work area D)
Report for an Institute of Museum and Library Sciences (IMLS) Grant Partner Uplift Project. This reports workflows developed for the conversion of two sets of metadata records and serves the following objectives: research different avenues for the batch import and export of MARC records from popular integrated library systems, identify tools/software which aids in batch editing of MARC records, and document workflow for batch editing MARC records. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29820/
Metadata Enhancements and Quality Assurance Mechanisms
Abstract document accompanying a poster presentation for the 2008 ALISE Annual Conference (Work in Progress session. The topic is maintaining usable and sustainable digital collections using a complex set of actions and some of the tools and quality assurance mechanisms used at the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39334/
Metadata Enhancements and Quality Assurance Mechanisms [Poster]
This poster presentation was presented at the 2008 Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) conference (Work in Progress session). The poster discusses that maintaining usable and sustainable digital collections requires a complex set of actions, and demonstrates some of the tools and quality assurance mechanisms used at the UNT Libraries. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39319/
Metadata Madness: Quality Issues in Metadata Management
This presentation provides an introductory discussion on metadata quality issues. It outlines factors that influence metadata quality including the resource types, local requirements, collaborators' requirements, and cost issues and addresses how to manage metadata quality. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29295/
Metadata Quality: A Phased Approach to Ensuring Long-Term Access to Digital Resources
Paper accompanying a poster presentation at the 2009 ASIS&T Annual Meeting. This paper discusses metadata quality and a phased approach to ensuring long-term access to digital resources. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29318/
Metadata Quality: A Phased Approach to Ensuring Long-Term Access to Digital Resources [Poster]
Poster presented at the 2009 ASIS&T Annual Meeting. This poster discusses how an effective metadata management approach can help institutions improve consistency, clarity of lineage, and relationships to that they can better use, reuse, and integrate resources. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29287/
Metadata Quality Assurance: The University of North Texas Libraries' Experience
Presentation on issues related to metadata quality management and demonstrates a number of tools, workflows, and quality assurance mechanisms employed by the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries' Digital Projects Unit. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29301/
Metadata Quality Assurance: The University of North Texas Libraries' Experience
Article on metadata quality assurance and the experience of the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29320/
Metadata to fit your needs... How much is too much?
This presentation briefly introduces the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries and their mission. It explains the structure of the Digital Projects Unit having the Digital Library and The Portal to Texas History, and discusses their metadata structure and its role in Digital Projects. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc28356/
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