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 Collection: UNT Scholarly Works
Comparison of Full-text Versus Metadata Searching in an Institutional Repository: Case Study of the UNT Scholarly Works

Comparison of Full-text Versus Metadata Searching in an Institutional Repository: Case Study of the UNT Scholarly Works

Date: February 8, 2015
Creator: Waugh, Laura; Tarver, Hannah; Phillips, Mark Edward & Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Description: This paper discusses a case study comparing full-text versus metadata searching in the University of North Texas (UNT) Scholarly Works institutional repository.
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Exploratory Analysis of Metadata Edit Events in the UNT Libraries' Digital Collections

Exploratory Analysis of Metadata Edit Events in the UNT Libraries' Digital Collections

Date: 2015
Creator: Tarver, Hannah & Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: This paper discusses an exploratory analysis of metadata edit events in the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries' digital collections.
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An Exploratory Analysis of Subject Metadata in the Digital Public Library of America

An Exploratory Analysis of Subject Metadata in the Digital Public Library of America

Date: 2015
Creator: Tarver, Hannah; Phillips, Mark Edward; Zavalina, Oksana & Kizhakkethil, Priya
Description: Paper describing an analysis of subject representation in the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA), an aggregate digital library containing more than 8 million item-level metadata records at the time of the study. The findings provide information about the minimum, maximum, and average number of subjects in records from different hubs and hub types, as well as the distribution of unique subject terms across the entire collection.
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Current Quality Assurance Practices in Web Archiving

Current Quality Assurance Practices in Web Archiving

Date: August 19, 2014
Creator: Reyes Ayala, Brenda; Phillips, Mark Edward & Ko, Lauren
Description: This paper presents the results of a survey of quality assurance (QA) practices within the field of web archiving. To understand current QA practices, the authors surveyed 54 institutions engaged in web archiving, which included national libraries, colleges and universities, and museums and art libraries.
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Texas Newspaper PDF Preservation: A Low-Cost Solution with Tremendous Value

Texas Newspaper PDF Preservation: A Low-Cost Solution with Tremendous Value

Date: August 7, 2014
Creator: Krahmer, Ana & Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: Paper accompanying a presentation for the 2014 International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) World Library and Information Congress General Conference. This paper discusses Texas newspaper PDF preservation and low-cost solutions with tremendous value.
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Understanding Repository Growth at the University of North Texas: A Case Study

Understanding Repository Growth at the University of North Texas: A Case Study

Date: July 2014
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward & Ko, Lauren
Description: This paper discusses a case study on understanding repository growth at the University of North Texas (UNT).
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Research from Many Angles: Evaluating Usage and Impact of Digital Newspapers in the Texas Digital Newspaper Program

Research from Many Angles: Evaluating Usage and Impact of Digital Newspapers in the Texas Digital Newspaper Program

Date: February 4, 2014
Creator: Krahmer, Ana & Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: Paper for the 2014 IFLA International Newspapers Conference. This paper discusses evaluating usage and impact of digital newspapers in the Texas Digital Newspapers Program (TDNP).
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How Descriptive Metadata Changes in the UNT Libraries' Collection: A Case Study

How Descriptive Metadata Changes in the UNT Libraries' Collection: A Case Study

Date: 2014
Creator: Tarver, Hannah; Zavalina, Oksana; Phillips, Mark Edward; Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw & Shakeri, Shadi
Description: Paper describing the results of initial research to evaluate general information about how records change in a digital library, using the UNT digital collections as a sample set. The analysis looked at several key concepts including the number of records that have been edited, the number of edits per record, the number of editors per record, the amount of change in file size and in completeness (i.e., values in required fields), and changes in access to digital objects.
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Building Institutional Capacity in Digital Preservation

Building Institutional Capacity in Digital Preservation

Date: September 2013
Creator: Schultz, Matt; Phillips, Mark Edward; Eisenhauer, Stephen & Krabbenhoeft, Nick
Description: Paper for the IPRES Annual Conference on building institutional capacity in digital preservation.
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Diffusion of Scientific Knowledge in Agriculture: The Case for Africa

Diffusion of Scientific Knowledge in Agriculture: The Case for Africa

Date: July 2013
Creator: Assefa, Shimelis; Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw & Rorissa, Abebe
Description: 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.
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Lessons Learned in Implementing the Extended Date/Time Format in a Large Digital Library

Lessons Learned in Implementing the Extended Date/Time Format in a Large Digital Library

Date: July 2013
Creator: Tarver, Hannah & Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: Paper outlining research regarding date formatting in the UNT digital collections.
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Laying the Groundwork for Newspaper Preservation through Collaboration and Communication: The Texas Digital Newspaper Program

Laying the Groundwork for Newspaper Preservation through Collaboration and Communication: The Texas Digital Newspaper Program

Date: June 2013
Creator: Krahmer, Ana & Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: This paper discusses the history of the Texas Digital Newspaper Program and associated digital newspaper initiatives at the University of North Texas Libraries.
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Improving Access to Web Archives through Innovative Analysis of PDF Content

Improving Access to Web Archives through Innovative Analysis of PDF Content

Date: April 2013
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward & Murray, Kathleen R.
Description: 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.
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Digital Curation Tools: Metadata Enhancement with Selenium IDE

Digital Curation Tools: Metadata Enhancement with Selenium IDE

Date: February 2013
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw & Weidner, Andrew
Description: Paper accompanying a poster presentation for the 2013 International iConference. This paper describes metadata enhancement with Selenium IDE.
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Enhancing Content Visibility in Institutional Repositories: Overview of Factors that Affect Digital Resources Discoverability

Enhancing Content Visibility in Institutional Repositories: Overview of Factors that Affect Digital Resources Discoverability

Date: February 2013
Creator: Tmava, Ahmet Meti & Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Description: Paper accompanying a poster for the 2013 International iConference. This paper describes factors that affect digital resource discoverability.
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The Lifecycle Management of ETDs Project: Multi Stakeholders National Partnership

The Lifecycle Management of ETDs Project: Multi Stakeholders National Partnership

Date: February 2013
Creator: Stark, Shannon; Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw & Eisenhauer, Stephen
Description: Paper accompanying a poster presentation for the 2013 International iConference. This paper discusses the Lifecycle Management of ETDs project.
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Open Access Publishing Fees: Responses, Strategies and Emerging Best Practices

Open Access Publishing Fees: Responses, Strategies and Emerging Best Practices

Date: February 2013
Creator: Waugh, Laura
Description: Paper accompanying a poster presentation for the 2013 International iConference. This paper discusses research on open access publishing fees and article processing charges.
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Implementing Name Authority Control into Institutional Repositories: A Staged Approach

Implementing Name Authority Control into Institutional Repositories: A Staged Approach

Date: 2013
Creator: Tarver, Hannah; Waugh, Laura; Phillips, Mark Edward & Hicks, William
Description: Paper written for the 2013 Open Repositories conference about the implementation of name authority in the UNT Digital Library.
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Content Divide: Africa and the Global Knowledge Footprint Sponsored by: SIG/III

Content Divide: Africa and the Global Knowledge Footprint Sponsored by: SIG/III

Date: October 2012
Creator: Assefa, Shimelis; Rorissa, Abebe; Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw & Albright, Kendra
Description: This paper discusses Africa and the global knowledge footprint.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Digital Preservation of Newspapers: Findings of the Chronicles in Preservation Project

Digital Preservation of Newspapers: Findings of the Chronicles in Preservation Project

Date: October 2012
Creator: Skinner, Katherine; Schultz, Matt; Halbert, Martin & Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: In this paper, the authors describe research led by Educopia Institute regarding the preservation needs for digitized and born-digital newspapers. The 'Chronicles in Preservation' project, builds upon previous efforts (e.g. the U.S. National Digital Newspaper Program) to look more broadly at the needs of digital newspapers in all of their diverse and challenging forms. This paper conveys the findings of the first research phase, including substantive survey results regarding digital newspaper curation practices.
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Empowering Digital Libraries Users through Combining Taxonomies with Folksonomies

Empowering Digital Libraries Users through Combining Taxonomies with Folksonomies

Date: October 2012
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw & Rorissa, Abebe
Description: This paper accompanies a poster presentation discussing empowering digital libraries users through combining taxonomies and folksonomies.
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The Origins of SIG-III and Its 30 Years' Journey: Visions and Reflections

The Origins of SIG-III and Its 30 Years' Journey: Visions and Reflections

Date: October 2012
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw; Carbo, Toni; Caidi, Nadia; Gruzd, Anatoliy & Rorissa, Abebe
Description: 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.
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Repurposing Existing Digital Resources and Smoothing Interdisciplinary Communication: Environmental Policy Collection Development

Repurposing Existing Digital Resources and Smoothing Interdisciplinary Communication: Environmental Policy Collection Development

Date: October 2012
Creator: Hall, Nathan; Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw & Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: This paper accompanies a poster presentation discussing repurposing existing digital resources and smoothing interdisciplinary communication.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Lessons Learned: Digitization of Cooke County Ledgers

Lessons Learned: Digitization of Cooke County Ledgers

Date: March 2012
Creator: Barker, Trista; Berrios, Reyes; Fisher, Sarah Lynn; Krahmer, Ana & Tarver, Hannah
Description: 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.
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