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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/
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/
XML for Text Markup: An Introduction to XML Markup
This presentation introduces the extensible markup language (XML) for text markup. It explains where XML came from, the advantages, gives a comparison of XML to HTML, and discusses how XML works and can be used. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc28338/
Web Archiving Workshop: Overview
This presentation gives a brief overview of the history of web archiving and explains key terms and concepts related to web archiving and harvesting with illustrated examples. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc28343/
Using Archival Resource Keys (ARKs) for Persistent Identification
This presentation discusses the usefulness of an Archival Resource Key (ARK) and how the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries and the Digital Projects Unit use ARKs in their system. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc28359/
Web Archiving Workshop: Tools Overview
This presentation offers a brief discussion of web archiving tools. Tools include Wget, HTTrack, Heritrix, Wayback, and NutchWAX. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc28344/
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/
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/
Preserving Our Collective Digital History
This presentation introduces the mission and the roles of the departments in the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries and focuses on the infrastructure of the Digital Projects Unit. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc28358/
Leveraging the Results of NDNP: the Texas Digital Newspaper Program
This presentation discusses how the University of North Texas Libraries and The Portal to Texas History leveraged the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) and created the Texas Digital Newspaper Program (TDNP). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc28360/
Web Archiving at UNT and End of Term Harvest 2008
This presentation illustrates the collaborative project with the University of North Texas (UNT) and the United States Government Printing Office as part of the Federal Depository Library Program. The CyberCemetery was created as an online archive of government websites that have ceased operation. This also discusses the UNT collaboration with the United States Government Printing Office, the Library of Congress, the Internet Archive, and the California Digital Library in an End of Term Harvest project in 2008 to archive the Presidential campaign websites before they ceased to exist. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc28319/
Rolling Your Own Digital Library System
This presentation discusses the topic of building your own digital library system. It explains why the University of North Texas built their own system and some of the initial challenges and the advantages associated with the process. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc28368/
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/
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/
Experience Talks: Post-Digitization Quality Control Strategies and Tools
This presentation discusses strategies for quality control during the post-digitization phase. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc28348/
Classification of the End-of-Term Archive: Extending Collection Development Practices to Web Archives
This presentation is a brief outline of the End-of-Term archiving project done as a collaboration between the Library of Congress, the Internet Archive, the University of North Texas Libraries, and the California Digital Library. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc28355/
Infrastructure for the UNT Digital Library
This presentation discusses the University of North Texas Libraries' Digital Projects Unit workflows, how they overcame challenges, and how the use of established models and standards helped them find solutions to the workflow. It presents the editing system created for the Digital Projects Unit, the organizational structure for each object, and identifiers. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc28347/
Infrastructure for the UNT Digital Library
This presentation discusses creating workflows for digitization projects as well as data models and descriptive metadata schema. It describes the processes of creating a workable model to digitize objects. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc28346/
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/
Collaborations, Best Practices, and Collection Development: Born-Digital and Digitized Materials
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/
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/
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/
Preserving Born-Digital Government Information: UNT's Congressional Research Service Reports Archive
This presentation describes the University of North Texas' Congressional Research Services (CRS) Report Archive project. The idea is to capture all CRS reports made available on the web and archive them in one searchable and browsable spot. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc28363/
Open Source Components, Standards Conformance, and UCD: Managing and Enhancing an Established Digital Archive
This presentation is about The Portal to Texas History and the IOGENE project and the strategies and steps involved in their development. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc28354/
Real World Metadata Management with the University of North Texas Libraries' Metadata Analysis Tool
This presentation gives a brief introduction to the University of North Texas Libraries' digital initiatives, their collections and projects, what metadata management is, and metadata analysis tools. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc28353/
Storage 101: The Basics
This presentation discusses storage options for digital content, questions to ask when planning, and things to consider for storing and digitizing data. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc28341/
The Portal to Texas History
This presentation describes how The Portal to Texas History was started, the processes involved, and how the IOGENE project developed. It discusses the many planning phases and reasons for the decisions that were made and illustrates the outcomes and how The Portal to Texas History works. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc28320/
URL Nominating Tool
This presentation gives an overview of the URL Nominating TOOL project and defines some of the associated key concepts. It explores the entity attribute value data model, URL's and SURTs, and batch imports. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc28349/
Challenges in Web Archiving UNT Perspective
This presentation discusses making Web archives more usable for libraries, building digital library collections from Web content, and understanding how Web archives should fit into traditional library metrics. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc28361/
User-Centered Design for Humanities Collections within a Digital Library
This presentation discusses the infrastructure of the Digital Projects Unit at the University of North Texas (UNT) and the IOGENE project. There are illustrated examples and discussion about the challenges faced with the IOGENE user studies. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc28351/
Preserving Public Government Information: The 2008 End of Term Crawl Project
This presentation explains the End of Term Presidential Harvest, a collaborative project to preserve U.S. Government web sites at the end of the 2008 Presidential election. The Library of Congress, Internet Archive, California Digital Library, University of North Texas, and the US Government Printing Office were the participating organizations for this project. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc28366/
OAI-ORE
This Tech Talk presentation discusses how the Open Archive Initiative (OAI) and the Object Reuse and Exchange (ORE) are used in the University of North Texas (UNT) Digital Library. OAI-ORE define the standards for the description and exchange of aggregations of Web resources. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc28342/
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/
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/
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/
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/
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/
Metadata Tools and Workflows at the University of North Texas
This presentation illustrates the metadata tools, workflows, and quality control measures at the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries' Digital Projects Unit. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29304/
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/
Texas Digital Library (TDL) Metadata Working Group Update
This presentation provides an update on three projects the Texas Digital Library Metadata Working Group (TDL-MWG) is working on. These include designing a metadata information website, creating best practices for images and datasets, and creating metadata courses for Texas Digital Library (TDL) training. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29302/
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/
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/
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/
jEdit
This Tech Talks presentation discusses the jEdit text editor. jEdit is an open-source text editor available online which is used within the Digital Projects Lab for programming and for editing XML metadata files. In this Tech Talk, Metadata Librarian Hannah Tarver describes some of the ways that jEdit can be customized to make editing quicker and easier for documents that use mark-up languages or plain text. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29306/
"Good" Digital Collections
This Tech Talks presentation covers the principles that apply to "good" digital collections and analyzes how objects, metadata, and the user interface together create the users' experience of a collection. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29303/
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/
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/
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/
Introduction to Metadata
Presentation on what metadata is, the differences in syntax and semantics in metadata, and examples of associations and organizations that have developed metadata schemas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29307/
Better Guidelines, Better Functionality: How Metadata Supports the Cycle of System Improvement at the University of North Texas
Presentation on how the University of North Texas Libraries' Digital Projects Unit established their metadata guidelines and how the guidelines work to support The Portal to Texas History and the University of North Texas Digital Library. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29305/
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