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Open Source Components, Standards Conformance, and UCD: Building Blocks for Successfully Managing and Enhancing an Established Digital Archive

Open Source Components, Standards Conformance, and UCD: Building Blocks for Successfully Managing and Enhancing an Established Digital Archive

Date: May 2010
Creator: Murray, Kathleen R. & Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: This paper discusses open source components, standard conformance, and UCD as it relates to The Portal to Texas History.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Applying User-Centered Design Principles to Redesign the Interface to the Portal to Texas History: The IOGENE Project

Applying User-Centered Design Principles to Redesign the Interface to the Portal to Texas History: The IOGENE Project

Date: May 2010
Creator: Murray, Kathleen R. & Belden, Dreanna
Description: This paper discusses applying user-centered design principles to redesign The Portal to Texas History, as part of the IOGENE project at the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Enhancing the Quality of Metadata: Modular Approach to Digital Resource Lifecycle Management

Enhancing the Quality of Metadata: Modular Approach to Digital Resource Lifecycle Management

Date: 2007
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw & Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
The Cybercemetery: Prolonging Usable Afterlife

The Cybercemetery: Prolonging Usable Afterlife

Date: 2004
Creator: Hartman, Cathy Nelson; Hastings, Samantha Kelly & Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Description: Paper for the 2004 IS&T Annual Archiving Conference. This paper discusses issues related to digital resource management when capturing and preserving web-based, heterogeneous digital materials produced by a variety of software in various versions.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Exploration of Adoption of Preservation Metadata in Cultural Heritage Institutions

Exploration of Adoption of Preservation Metadata in Cultural Heritage Institutions

Date: 2010
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw & Hastings, Samantha Kelly
Description: Paper presented at the 2010 ASIS&T Annual Meeting. This paper discusses preservation metadata and its role in the challenges of long-term access.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
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).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
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
The Hindu Method to Save the Planet

The Hindu Method to Save the Planet

Date: 2010
Creator: Jain, Pankaj
Description: This paper discusses the Hindu religion and elements of ecology that relate to this religion. It describes some of the principles of Mahatma Gandhi and describes how these are important spiritually and ecologically.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service
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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Installation and Testing of Selected Digital Asset Management Systems (work area E)

Installation and Testing of Selected Digital Asset Management Systems (work area E)

Date: April 3, 2007
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward & Polyakov, Serhiy
Description: Report for an Institute of Museum and Library Sciences (IMLS) Grant Partner Uplift Project. This report contains installation procedures for the Digital Asset Management Systems (DAMS) identified as the most suitable candidates for the deployment by the Texas Heritage Digitization Initiative (THDI) partners.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Review of the Tools and Software to Support Interoperability

Review of the Tools and Software to Support Interoperability

Date: July 15, 2006
Creator: Polyakov, Serhiy; Moen, William E. & Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: Report for an Institute of Museum and Library Sciences (IMLS) Grant Partner Uplift Project. This report reviews the tools and software to support interoperability between digital repositories and the Library of Texas federated search. This review will be used for providing recommendations for best practices and workflows for installing software and tools onto Digital Asset Management Systems (DAMS) and selected databases that support search interoperability.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Information
XML to Lucene to SRW

XML to Lucene to SRW

Date: February 15, 2007
Creator: Polyakov, Serhiy
Description: Report for an Institute of Museum and Library Sciences (IMLS) Grant Partner Uplift Project. This report documents procedures of parsing XML records into Lucene index and making those records available via SRW.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
OAI Static Repositories

OAI Static Repositories

Date: May 31, 2007
Creator: Polyakov, Serhiy & Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: Report for an Institute of Museum and Library Sciences (IMLS) Grant Partner Uplift Project. This report gives an overview of the Open Archive Initiative (OAI) static repositories' and their restrictions and conformation rules. Also, intermediation with a Static Repository Gateway, workflows and best practices, and interfaces for the creation of metadata for OAI static repositories
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Chronopolis and MetaArchive: Preservation Cooperation

Chronopolis and MetaArchive: Preservation Cooperation

Date: September 2010
Creator: Minor, David; Phillips, Mark Edward & Schultz, Matt
Description: This paper will examine ongoing work between two major preservation systems, the Chronopolis Digital Preservation Program, and the MetaArchive Cooperative.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Metadata: Batch Editing of MARC Records (work area D)

Metadata: Batch Editing of MARC Records (work area D)

Date: May 2, 2007
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward & Polyakov, Serhiy
Description: Report for an Institute of Museum and Library Sciences (IMLS) Grant Partner Uplift Project. This reports workflows developed for the conversion of two sets of metadata records and serves the following objectives: research different avenues for the batch import and export of MARC records from popular integrated library systems, identify tools/software which aids in batch editing of MARC records, and document workflow for batch editing MARC records.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Parsing Records from TSLAC ARIS Database into XML: Notes (Work Area B.2 - B.4)

Parsing Records from TSLAC ARIS Database into XML: Notes (Work Area B.2 - B.4)

Date: December 15, 2006
Creator: Plumer, Danielle; Phillips, Mark Edward & Polyakov, Serhiy
Description: Report for an Institute of Museum and Library Sciences (IMLS) Grant Partner Uplift Project. The report describes parsing records from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) Archives and Information Services (ARIS) database into XML files, creating XML schemas, and mapping elements to simple Dublin core schema.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
The University of North Texas Libraries' Portal to Texas History: Archival Challenges and Solutions

The University of North Texas Libraries' Portal to Texas History: Archival Challenges and Solutions

Date: 2004
Creator: Nordstrom, Kurt; Hartman, Cathy Nelson & Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: This paper discusses the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries' Portal to Texas History's archival challenges and solutions. The UNT Texas History Portal Project strives to balance the goals of accessibility of information and long-term preservation of digital objects. This poster details the system that automates the collection of metadata records to coordinate access to web-viewable files and preservation of archived master files.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Presidential End of Term Web Harvest Lessons Learned

Presidential End of Term Web Harvest Lessons Learned

Date: 2005
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: This paper discusses web harvesting and the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries' Presidential End of Term Web Harvest Project in which they captured government websites for archiving. In this paper, the author describes what web harvesting is, gives information on the project, and links and tools.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Non-Uniform Grid-Based Routing in Sensor Networks

Non-Uniform Grid-Based Routing in Sensor Networks

Date: 2009
Creator: Akl, Robert G.; Kadiyala, Priyanka & Haidar, Mohamad
Description: This paper discusses non-uniform grid-based routing in sensor networks.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Engineering
Hybrid Energy-Aware Synchronization Algorithm in Wireless Sensor Networks

Hybrid Energy-Aware Synchronization Algorithm in Wireless Sensor Networks

Date: September 2007
Creator: Akl, Robert G. & Saravanos, Yanos
Description: This paper discusses a time synchronization scheme for wireless sensor networks that aims to conserve sensor battery power while maintaining network connectivity for as long as possible.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Engineering
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