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Theses and Dissertations from Print to ETD: The Nuances of Preserving and Accessing Those in Music
Book chapter discussing the unique challenges of digitizing music theses and dissertations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc181675/
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/
Ensuring Universal Access for the Global Information Flow: Responding to the Demands of Scholarship in the Digital Age
This presentation was presented in Session 6.4 Reports of Current Research (Juried Papers), at the 2005 ALISE Conference. It summarizes current situations and developing trends in information technologies. Africa is used as a case to illustrate how local policies have played important roles in the process of information globalization. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29293/
Exploration of Adoption of Preservation Metadata in Cultural Heritage Institutions
Paper presented at the 2010 ASIS&T Annual Meeting. This paper discusses preservation metadata and its role in the challenges of long-term access. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29321/
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/
Assessing the Usage of Electronic Theses and Dissertations: An Overview of ETD Statistics and Metrics in the UNT Libraries
Presentation for the 2011 Texas Electronic Thesis and Dissertations (ETDs) Association Annual Conference. This presentation gives an overview of ETD statistics and metrics in the UNT Libraries. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc32969/
Enhancing the Quality of Metadata: Modular Approach to Digital Resource Lifecycle Management
Paper for the 2007 IS&T Annual Archiving Conference. This paper describes how to enhance the quality of metadata and a modular approach to digital resource lifecycle management. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29316/
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/
Integration of ETD into Topical Digital Library Collections: Facilitating ETD Use and Reuse
Poster presented at the 2010 Texas Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs) Conference. This poster discusses the integration of ETDs into topical digital library collections and facilitating ETD use and reuse. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29290/
Retrospective Digitization of Theses and Dissertations: Revisiting Issues and Considerations
Poster presented at the 2011 U.S. ETD Annual Conference. The poster describes the digitization of theses and dissertations at the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc36269/
Empowering Digital Libraries Users through Combining Taxonomies with Folksonomies
Poster presented at the 2012 ASIS&T Annual Meeting. This poster presents discussion on empowering digital library users through combining taxonomies and folksonomies. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc122175/
Empowering Digital Libraries Users through Combining Taxonomies with Folksonomies
This paper accompanies a poster presentation discussing empowering digital libraries users through combining taxonomies and folksonomies. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc122173/
Introduction: International Information Issues and ASIS&T
Article introducing a special section of the Bulletin of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) featuring interviews, discussions of ASIS&T chapters and SIGs roles, networking activities, and past and current organizational initiatives. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc303216/
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/
Digital Curation Tools: Metadata Enhancement with Selenium IDE
Poster presented at the 2013 iConference. This poster discusses metadata enhancement with Selenium IDE. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc146571/
Digital Curation Tools: Metadata Enhancement with Selenium IDE
Paper accompanying a poster presentation for the 2013 iConference. This paper describes metadata enhancement with Selenium IDE. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc146565/
Partnership for Enhancing Developing Countries' Capacity in Participating in Global Knowledge Production and Use
Poster discussing a partnership for enhancing developing countries' capacity in participating in global knowledge production and use. This poster highlights some of the contributing factors that enhance the capacity of African institutions to play active roles in the current global knowledge economy (in terms of information and knowledge creation, access, use and reuse). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc177271/
The UNTL Metadata Guidelines: [Version-2, 2006]
Report on the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries metadata guidelines. This report discusses describing digital objects in a consistent way that ensures long-term preservation and that provides for optimum searching, discovery and retrieval of information by users of our heterogeneous digital collections. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29314/
The Origins of SIG-III and Its 30 Years' Journey: Visions and Reflections
This paper discusses the origins of the Special Interest Group for International Information Issues (SIG-III) of the American Society for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) and its early years. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc122172/
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 presented at the 2005 ASIS&T Annual conference. It is based on the University of North Texas Libraries' Portal to Texas History project and provides a general overview on the emerging trends and innovative use of portal technologies. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29284/
Targeted Access for Varied Audiences to Integrated, Heterogeneous Digital Information Resources
Paper accompanying a poster presentation for the 2003 ASIS&T Annual Conference. This paper describes the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries' Portal to Texas History project, which aims to integrate and ensuer long-term access to large quantities of heterogeneous digital resources from many different institutions. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29309/
Targeted Access for Varied Audiences to Integrated, Heterogeneous Digital Information Resources
Poster presented at the 2003 ASIS&T Annual Conference. The poster describes the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries' Portal to Texas History project, which aims to integrate and ensure long-term access to large quantities of heterogeneous digital resources from many different institutions. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29283/
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29285/
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/
Open Access and Scholarly Communication: The Current Landscape, Future Direction, and the Influence on Global Scholarship
Paper for the 2011 ASIS&T Annual Meeting. This paper discusses open access and scholarly communication and the current landscape, future direction, and the influence on global scholarship. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc67619/
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc86158/
"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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc86156/
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc159528/
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29286/
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/
Curating the Southwest Region's Maps: UNT-UTA Collaborative Project
Presentation for the Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC) conference discussing the Mapping the Southwest project. Mapping the Southwest was a 3-year project (2010-2013) funded by a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) We the People grant. This presentation discusses the background of the project, the goals and activities, impacts, and lessons learned. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc180960/
The Impact of Open Access in Scholarly Communications: Stakeholders Perspectives
Presentation for a panel discussion at the 2013 Digital Frontiers Conference. This panel presentation discusses the impact of open access in scholarly communications with perspectives from five different stakeholders. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc181694/
Gathering Customer Input Prior to Home Page Redesign: An Ontological Study [paper]
Document accompanying a poster presentation on an ontological study of customer input prior to a home page redesign. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc185794/
Gathering Customer Input Prior to Home Page Redesign: An Ontological Study [poster]
Poster presented at the 2002 AMIA Annual Symposium. This poster discusses an ontological study on gathering input prior to home page redesign. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc185789/
Factors Affecting Selection of Information Sources: A Study of Ramkhamhaeng University Regional Campuses Graduate Students
Poster presented at the 2011 International iConference. This poster presents research conducted on students at Ramkhamhaeng University (RU). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc32998/
Organizational Alignment
This paper discusses organizational alignment and digital preservation. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97935/
Diffusion of Scientific Knowledge in Agriculture: The Case for Africa [paper]
Paper discussing the diffusion of scientific knowledge on agriculture for Africa. Using exploratory research method, this paper set out to investigate existing knowledge diffusion models and their limitations, available best practices, and the potential to infuse translational research as a way to augment extension service programs in SSA agricultural practices. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc180954/
Diffusion of Scientific Knowledge in Agriculture: The Case for Africa [presentation]
Presentation for the International Association of Agriculture Information Specialists (IAALD) World Congress. The authors discuss the diffusion of scientific knowledge on agriculture for Africa. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc177418/
Moodle for Professional Development to Agricultural Extension Professionals in Africa: Workshop
Presentation for the International Association of Agriculture Information Specialists (IAALD) World Congress. The authors discuss the Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment (Moodle) software package and its use for professional development to agriculture extension professionals in Africa. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc177419/
Content Divide: Africa and the Global Knowledge Footprint Sponsored by: SIG/III
This paper discusses Africa and the global knowledge footprint. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130186/
Atrazine Monitoring and Modeling in the Lake Lavon Watershed
This report describes a study to identify the distribution and extent of areas potentially at risk for atrazine (a broad leaf weedkiller) runoff in the Lake Lavon watershed, which is a major water supply for the Dallas area. The report presents the results of the study and makes recommendations for how information can be used in a cost-effective watershed atrazine reduction strategy. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29479/
My InfoQuest and the Handheld Librarian
This presentation discusses My InfoQuest, a service that lets you text a question to a librarian and receive a quick response on your mobile device. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc152428/
Setting S.M.A.R.T. Goals For Smart Staff Development
This presentation discusses setting goals for staff. This presentation will talk about writing SMART goals that are clear and achievable and that meet the needs of the organization and its individuals for training. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc102298/
Using Assessment to Guide Strategic Planning
This presentation discusses using assessments to guide strategic planning. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc102277/
Getting to know you... LEAP
This presentation discusses LEAP and getting to know students, mentors, and the University of North Texas (UNT) College of Information faculty. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc132980/
Altmetrics: New Ways of Measuring Research Impact
Presentation for a workshop on altmetrics and new ways of measuring research impact. The workshop shows how the behavior of scholars is changing and how these changes are being monitored to show research impact in new ways. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc287061/
Evaluating Collections on a Regular Basis
Presentation for the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) Collection Evaluation and Assessment Interest Group meeting at the 2014 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference. This presentation discusses a service at the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries to evaluate collections on a regular basis. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc306034/
The Overhaul of Collection Evaluation
Poster presented at the International Association of Aquatic and Marine Science Libraries and Information Centers (IAMSLIC) Annual Conference. This poster discusses research on a project by the UNT Libraries' Collection Development Department on an expanded collection assessment beyond the bounds of accreditation reviews. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc228267/