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Integrating Controlled Vocabularies into Cultural Heritage Digital Collections: The Portal to Texas History Experience

Integrating Controlled Vocabularies into Cultural Heritage Digital Collections: The Portal to Texas History Experience

Date: 2007
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw; Phillips, Mark Edward & Belden, Dreanna
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Metadata Quality: A Phased Approach to Ensuring Long-Term Access to Digital Resources

Metadata Quality: A Phased Approach to Ensuring Long-Term Access to Digital Resources

Date: 2009
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Better Guidelines, Better Functionality: How Metadata Supports the Cycle of System Improvement at the University of North Texas

Better Guidelines, Better Functionality: How Metadata Supports the Cycle of System Improvement at the University of North Texas

Date: 2010
Creator: Tarver, Hannah
Description: Paper on how metadata supports the cycle of system improvements at the University of North Texas (UNT).
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Expanding the Search for Digital Preservation Solutions: Adopting PREMIS in Cultural Heritage Institutions

Expanding the Search for Digital Preservation Solutions: Adopting PREMIS in Cultural Heritage Institutions

Date: 2009
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Description: 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.
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Targeted Access for Varied Audiences to Integrated, Heterogeneous Digital Information Resources

Targeted Access for Varied Audiences to Integrated, Heterogeneous Digital Information Resources

Date: 2003
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw; Hartman, Cathy Nelson & Hastings, Samantha Kelly
Description: 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.
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Meeting the Demands of Digital Scholarship: Challenges and Opportunities

Meeting the Demands of Digital Scholarship: Challenges and Opportunities

Date: 2005
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw; Hartman, Cathy Nelson & Hastings, Samantha Kelly
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Archiving Web-Published Materials: A Needs Assessment of Librarians, Researchers, and Content Providers

Archiving Web-Published Materials: A Needs Assessment of Librarians, Researchers, and Content Providers

Date: 2008
Creator: Murray, Kathleen R. & Hsieh, Inga K.
Description: Article discussing archiving web-published materials and a needs assessment of librarians, researchers, and content providers.
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Atrazine Monitoring and Modeling in the Lake Lavon Watershed

Atrazine Monitoring and Modeling in the Lake Lavon Watershed

Date: August 2001
Creator: Atkinson, Samuel F.; Waller, William T.; Dickson, Kenneth L.; Sanmanee, Sirichai & Moreno, Maria C.
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Making it Work, Making it Fun: Metadata in Action

Making it Work, Making it Fun: Metadata in Action

Date: June 1, 2007
Creator: Belden, Dreanna
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Teaching With The Portal to Texas History

Teaching With The Portal to Texas History

Date: October 13, 2006
Creator: Belden, Dreanna
Description: This presentation discusses The Portal to Texas History and how the collections and resources for educators are used to enhance learning and as teaching aids.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Research, Rummage, and Reconnoiter: Online Exploration at The Portal to Texas History

Research, Rummage, and Reconnoiter: Online Exploration at The Portal to Texas History

Date: March 8, 2007
Creator: Belden, Dreanna
Description: This presentation discusses what The Portal to Texas History is and the benefits that it provides to the community and to educators. It also illustrates how to use The Portal to Texas History, shows examples of the collections, and discusses future goals.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Digitization Basics for Museums

Digitization Basics for Museums

Date: April 5, 2006
Creator: Belden, Dreanna
Description: This presentation discusses The Portal to Texas History and illustrates what types of items are in the collection and the resources available to museums, educators, and partners. It also discusses the future goals of The Portal to Texas History.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Status Report Period: Fall Semester 2006 (Updated February 15)

Status Report Period: Fall Semester 2006 (Updated February 15)

Date: February 15, 2006
Creator: Polyakov, Serhiy & Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: Report for an Institute of Museum and Library Sciences (IMLS) Grant Partner Uplift Project. This report details the status of the project and covers encountered problems and activities.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Comparison of Digital Asset Management Systems (work area E)

Comparison of Digital Asset Management Systems (work area E)

Date: March 21, 2007
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward & Polyakov, Serhiy
Description: 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.
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Breaking Down the Costs - What are Your Digitization Projects Really Costing?

Breaking Down the Costs - What are Your Digitization Projects Really Costing?

Date: July 10, 2009
Creator: Belden, Dreanna
Description: This presentation discusses the costs and values of digital collections. It looks at the digital collections held at the University of North Texas (UNT) and does a cost comparison of the options based on their choices including the expenses that are related to building their digital collections.
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Update on Digitization Projects at the University of North Texas (UNT)

Update on Digitization Projects at the University of North Texas (UNT)

Date: February 5, 2010
Creator: Belden, Dreanna
Description: This presentation gives an update on the Digital Library and The Portal to Texas History collections held by the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries in 2010.
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Effective Tools for Digital Object Management

Effective Tools for Digital Object Management

Date: 2009
Creator: Moore, Jeremy D. & Fisher, Sarah Lynn
Description: 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.
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Discover America's Cultural Heritage Collections on the Web

Discover America's Cultural Heritage Collections on the Web

Date: February 25, 2010
Creator: Belden, Dreanna
Description: This presentation discusses The Portal to Texas History and the University of North Texas (UNT) Digital Library collections. It also discusses the invisible internet, other Texas digital collections, other large digital collections, major digital collections in other states, subscription databases, and gives strategies for searching all of these databases.
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Update on Digitization at the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries

Update on Digitization at the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries

Date: February 22, 2008
Creator: Belden, Dreanna
Description: This presentation gives an update on the digital collection at the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries in their Digital Collection and The Portal to Texas History in 2008.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
A Cost-Benefit Approach for Describing and Processing Digital Objects

A Cost-Benefit Approach for Describing and Processing Digital Objects

Date: August 30, 2008
Creator: Belden, Dreanna
Description: This presentation discusses the costs and benefits associated with creating the metadata and ensuring metadata quality in The Portal to Texas History.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Digital Curation: Curation Micro-services approach to Building Repositories

Digital Curation: Curation Micro-services approach to Building Repositories

Date: November 8, 2010
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: This presentation discusses digital curation, preservation and stewardship. The author provides information on Curation Micro-Services.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
UNT Digital Library Storage Architectures for Digital Collections

UNT Digital Library Storage Architectures for Digital Collections

Date: September 27, 2010
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: This presentation discusses the University of North Texas (UNT) Digital Library Program and possible solutions for sudden growth in digital content.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Exploring the Texas Revolution Online through The Portal to Texas History

Exploring the Texas Revolution Online through The Portal to Texas History

Date: April 19, 2008
Creator: Belden, Dreanna
Description: This presentation illustrates examples of items held in The Portal to Texas History collection and how these works contribute to learning about the history of the Texas Revolution.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
The Portal to Texas History and Digital Projects at UNT

The Portal to Texas History and Digital Projects at UNT

Date: July 15, 2010
Creator: Belden, Dreanna
Description: This presentation discusses the two digital collections in the UNT Libraries, The Portal to Texas History and the Digital Library. It discusses the benefits of these collections, how the partnerships work with organizations who contribute to the collections, and gives examples of the projects and items within these two collections.
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