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Distributed Digital Preservation ETD Workshop

Distributed Digital Preservation ETD Workshop

Date: September 16, 2011
Creator: McMillan, Gail & Halbert, Martin
Description: This presentation is designed to provide institutions with Electronic Theses and Dissertation (ETD) initiatives with information about preserving ETDs. In this presentation, the authors discuss ETDs and preservation needs, MetaArchive and distributed preservation, Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD)/MetaArchive ETD DDPN Archive, collections management for preservation, MetaArchive and its member roles and responsibilities, and the ETD Lifecycle Management Project.
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Measuring the Impact of Preserving Digital Assets

Measuring the Impact of Preserving Digital Assets

Date: June 13, 2012
Creator: Belden, Dreanna & Murray, Kathleen R.
Description: 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.
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Gordon Knox Film Collection: Access to Three Family Collections: How'd We Do It

Gordon Knox Film Collection: Access to Three Family Collections: How'd We Do It

Date: November 19, 2011
Creator: Stanton, Kimberly
Description: This presentation discusses the digitization project of the Gordon Knox film collection. The University of North Texas (UNT) Media Library began working with the donors and assessing the project plan for digitizing this collection in 2007 and the films were made available in the UNT Digital Library in 2010. This presentation describes the strategies, initial challenges, processes, and lessons learned from working on this project.
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Improving Access: Texas Topographic Map Project

Improving Access: Texas Topographic Map Project

Date: June 24, 2012
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: In this presentation, the author gives the background, goals, process, challenges, and next steps of the Texas Topographic Map Project. For this project, the University of North Texas Libraries' Digital Projects Unit is digitizing topographic maps to be included in The Portal to Texas History.
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Organization of Long-Term Interstellar Distributed Digital Preservation Networks

Organization of Long-Term Interstellar Distributed Digital Preservation Networks

Date: October 1, 2011
Creator: Halbert, Martin
Description: This presentation discusses the organization of long-term interstellar distributed digital preservation networks. Long term (centuries) management of large growing public bodies of information is both more and less understood. This presentation discusses what we can learn from current efforts to develop long term strategies for digital preservation.
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Bibliography for "Fostering a Culture of Research and Publication in Academic Libraries"

Bibliography for "Fostering a Culture of Research and Publication in Academic Libraries"

Date: July 2012
Creator: Sassen, Catherine & Wahl, Diane
Description: This bibliography accompanies a presentation for the 2013 Library Management Institute Summer Conference. This bibliography contains citations for information related to fostering a culture of research and publications in academic libraries.
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Pancho Villa and the Battle of Columbus: Frontiers in Digital Newspapers

Pancho Villa and the Battle of Columbus: Frontiers in Digital Newspapers

Date: June 29, 2012
Creator: Weidner, Andrew
Description: This poster discusses frontiers in digital newspapers. Since early 2011, the University of New Mexico and the University of North Texas have been engaged in a historical newspaper digitization project. The endeavor is part of the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP): a long-term project coordinated by the Library of Congress with the goal of digitizing 100,000 pages of historical newspapers from each of the 50 states and publishing them to the Web at Chronicling America.
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Educating the Community: Preserving Tomorrow's Treasures Today

Educating the Community: Preserving Tomorrow's Treasures Today

Date: April 5, 2012
Creator: Phillips, Jessica
Description: This book chapter discusses educating communities. and preserving tomorrow's treasures today. Librarians, curators, archivists, and volunteers work hard to conserve and preserve materials as they are added to their collections, insuring that the materials can be safely used. However, not all genealogical and historical information is held in cultural institutions; unknown numbers of valuable information sources reside with individuals and in residences. By educating the community today on how to protect the treasures in their care, we have the potential to minimize the repairs needed for these items in the future.
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New Directions for Academic Video Game Collections: Strategies for Acquiring, Supporting, and Managing Online Materials

New Directions for Academic Video Game Collections: Strategies for Acquiring, Supporting, and Managing Online Materials

Date: March 2012
Creator: Robson, Diane & Durkee, Patrick
Description: Article discussing new directions for academic video game collections and strategies for acquiring, supporting, and managing online materials.
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Marketing to Your Community: Becoming a Destination

Marketing to Your Community: Becoming a Destination

Date: December 6, 2011
Creator: Sears, Suzanne
Description: Article on marketing your library collection to your community and becoming a destination for information.
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