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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
Meeting the Digital Resource Preservation Challenges: The University of North Texas Libraries Initiative

Meeting the Digital Resource Preservation Challenges: The University of North Texas Libraries Initiative

Date: 2002
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw & Hartman, Cathy Nelson
Description: This presentation describes the University of North Texas Libraries' initiatives to ensure long-term access to various digital resources.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Maintaining Quality Metadata: Toward Effective Digital Resource Lifecycle Management

Maintaining Quality Metadata: Toward Effective Digital Resource Lifecycle Management

Date: 2008
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Description: 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.
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: March 16, 2007
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw & Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: This Tech Talk presentation discusses digital resource management. Templates, validation, controlled vocabularies, analysis tools, graphical reports, and more are explained in this presentation.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Ensuring Universal Access for the Global Information Flow: Responding to the Demands of Scholarship in the Digital Age

Ensuring Universal Access for the Global Information Flow: Responding to the Demands of Scholarship in the Digital Age

Date: 2005
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw & Hastings, Samantha Kelly
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Integrating Folksonomies into Cultural Heritage Digital Collections: The Challenges and Opportunities of Web 2.0

Integrating Folksonomies into Cultural Heritage Digital Collections: The Challenges and Opportunities of Web 2.0

Date: 2008
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw & Hastings, Samantha Kelly
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Better Guidelines, Better Functionality: How Metadata Supports the Cycle of System Improvement at the University of North Texas [Presentation]

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

Date: October 22, 2010
Creator: Tarver, Hannah
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Texas Digital Library (TDL) Metadata Working Group Update

Texas Digital Library (TDL) Metadata Working Group Update

Date: 2010
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw; Davis, Jee-Hyun; Thomale, Jason; Chen, Mingyu; Mercer, Holly; Hazzard, Jeanne et al.
Description: 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.
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
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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
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