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Building Digital Archives

Building Digital Archives

Date: June 6, 2008
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward & Hartman, Cathy Nelson
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Preserving Our Collective Digital History

Preserving Our Collective Digital History

Date: March 11, 2009
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Open Source Components, Standards Conformance, and UCD: Managing and Enhancing an Established Digital Archive

Open Source Components, Standards Conformance, and UCD: Managing and Enhancing an Established Digital Archive

Date: 2010
Creator: Murray, Kathleen R. & Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: This presentation is about The Portal to Texas History and the IOGENE project and the strategies and steps involved in their development.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Using Archival Resource Keys (ARKs) for Persistent Identification

Using Archival Resource Keys (ARKs) for Persistent Identification

Date: June 5, 2008
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Metadata to fit your needs... How much is too much?

Metadata to fit your needs... How much is too much?

Date: March 16, 2009
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Real World Metadata Management with the University of North Texas Libraries' Metadata Analysis Tool

Real World Metadata Management with the University of North Texas Libraries' Metadata Analysis Tool

Date: 2007
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
2008 DOT GOV Harvest Preserving Access

2008 DOT GOV Harvest Preserving Access

Date: October 21, 2008
Creator: Hartman, Cathy Nelson & Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Federated Search

Federated Search

Date: August 24, 2006
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: This presentation discusses federated and faceted searching including target audiences, expectations, approaches, protocols, uses, and issues.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Challenges in Web Archiving UNT Perspective

Challenges in Web Archiving UNT Perspective

Date: July 21, 2010
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Digitization Workflows From the Digital Projects Unit University of North Texas Libraries

Digitization Workflows From the Digital Projects Unit University of North Texas Libraries

Date: February 12, 2009
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward & Moore, Jeremy D.
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Leveraging the Results of NDNP: the Texas Digital Newspaper Program

Leveraging the Results of NDNP: the Texas Digital Newspaper Program

Date: 2010
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: 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).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Rolling Your Own Digital Library System

Rolling Your Own Digital Library System

Date: 2008
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Preserving Public Government Information: The 2008 End of Term Crawl Project

Preserving Public Government Information: The 2008 End of Term Crawl Project

Date: December 9, 2008
Creator: Grotke, Abigail; Phillips, Mark Edward & Barnum, George
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Preserving Born-Digital Government Information: UNT's Congressional Research Service Reports Archive

Preserving Born-Digital Government Information: UNT's Congressional Research Service Reports Archive

Date: October 27, 2006
Creator: Glenn, Valerie & Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Collaborations, Best Practices, and Collection Development: Born-Digital and Digitized Materials [Presentation]

Collaborations, Best Practices, and Collection Development: Born-Digital and Digitized Materials [Presentation]

Date: April 20, 2007
Creator: Murray, Kathleen R. & Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: This presentation discusses the phases of web collection development, challenges with web archives, and the need and benefit for preserving web materials.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Metadata Quality Assurance: The University of North Texas Libraries' Experience

Metadata Quality Assurance: The University of North Texas Libraries' Experience

Date: 2009
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw & Tarver, Hannah
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Introduction to Metadata

Introduction to Metadata

Date: April 14, 2010
Creator: Tarver, Hannah
Description: Presentation on what metadata is, the differences in syntax and semantics in metadata, and examples of associations and organizations that have developed metadata schemas.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Folksonomy

Folksonomy

Date: July 2, 2008
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Description: This Tech Talk presentation explores Folksonomy. The author explores some of the more common aspects of folksonomies in the context of Web 2.0.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
jEdit

jEdit

Date: February 2010
Creator: Tarver, Hannah
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
"Good" Digital Collections

"Good" Digital Collections

Date: January 27, 2010
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Metadata Tools and Workflows at the University of North Texas

Metadata Tools and Workflows at the University of North Texas

Date: June 27, 2010
Creator: Tarver, Hannah
Description: This presentation illustrates the metadata tools, workflows, and quality control measures at the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries' Digital Projects Unit.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
An Introduction to MODS: The Metadata Object Description Schema

An Introduction to MODS: The Metadata Object Description Schema

Date: October 17, 2007
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Description: 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).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Metadata Madness: Quality Issues in Metadata Management

Metadata Madness: Quality Issues in Metadata Management

Date: 2007
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
The Future is in the Preservation Metadata

The Future is in the Preservation Metadata

Date: 2003
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries