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American Society for Indexing Conferences: An Analysis of Major Topics, 1997-2011
Article offering an analysis of major topics at the American Society for Indexing Conferences from 1997 through 2011.
Archiving Web-Published Materials: A Needs Assessment of Librarians, Researchers, and Content Providers
This article discusses archiving web-published materials.
Artificial Intelligence, Libraries, and Information Retrieval
This article discusses artificial intelligence, libraries, and information retrieval.
ASI conference presentations: a content analysis of major topics, 1997-2012
Article on the American Society for Indexing (ASI) conference presentations. This article identifies major topics discussed at ASI conferences from 1997 through 2012 and explores how topics have changed over time.
Best Practices for Librarians Embedded in Online Courses
This article discusses embedded librarian services in collaboration with faculty in online courses.
Biography indexes reviewed
This article discusses biography indexes. The author discusses index characteristics considered significant by book reviewers of biographies, drawing on reviews excerpted in the 'Reviewed elsewhere' column of Biography.
Briefing the Case: Constitution Day Outreach to Campus and Community
This article discusses Constitution Day outreach to campus and community.
Building a Better Librarian: Why Your Work As A Librarian Begins LONG Before Your Graduate Program
This articles discusses why ones work as a librarian begins long before their graduate program.
Cataloguing in 2012: On The Cusp Of RDA
This article discusses changes in music cataloguing systems.
The Challenge of Multimedia Networking
This article discusses the challenge of multimedia networking.
Comparison of Strategies and Policies for Building Distributed Digital Preservation Infrastructure: Initial Findings from the MetaArchive Cooperative
This article offers a comparison of strategies and policies for building distributed digital preservation infrastructure.
Copyright, Digital Media, and Libraries
This article discusses copyright, digital media, and libraries. Librarians are ostensibly supposed to be experts on the proper use of the collections of information they administer. This column is devoted to a brief bibliography on the subject of copyright and digital media. The author had never considered many of the issues raised in the sources reviewed below and thinks they will be of interest to all librarians who have added any kind of digital media (e.g., software and CD-ROM databases) to their collections.
Councilor's Report: 2006 Annual Conference - New Orleans
This article discusses the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in 2006, which took place in New Orleans, Louisiana. Information about the topics discussed and issues that were brought up are included.
Councilor's Report: 2006 Midwinter Meeting - San Antonio
This article discusses the American Library Association (ALA) midwinter meeting in 2006, which was held in San Antonio. The discussions include an increase in dues and several resolutions.
Creating a Faculty Book Delivery Service: Supporting Faculty Research
Article on creating a faculty book delivery service and supporting faculty research.
The Deep Web: Resource Discovery in the Library of Texas
This article discusses new tools for resource discovery online.
Developing Collections of Web-Published Materials
This article discusses collection development practices to meet the unique characteristics of Web-published materials.
Developing the ICT Infrastructure for Africa: Overview of Barriers to Harnessing the Full Power of the Internet
Article on developing the Information Communication Technologies (ICT) for Africa and an overview of the barriers to harnessing the full power of the internet.
Documenting Captured Records From Terrorist Organizations
This article discusses documenting captured records from terrorist organizations. During the 2003 invasion of Iraq, American forces captured 43,000 boxes of government documents and thousands of hours of previously unknown audio recordings. This article traces the release of these records, archival considerations, political initiatives, effect of these records on protecting the public, and future developments.
Effectiveness of a Community Health Worker as Sole Diabetes Educator: Comparison of CoDE with Similar Culturally Appropriate Interventions
Article discussing the effectiveness of a community health worker as sole diabetes educator.
Feeling Animal: Pet-Making and Mastery in the Slave's Friend
Article on an American Anti-Slavery Society periodical, the 'Slave's Friend,' which ran from 1836 to 1839. The author describes the abolitionist sentiment and the animal metaphor.
Findings from the MetaScholar Projects: AmericanSouth and MetaArchive
This article summarizes major findings of the MetaArchive and AmericanSouth projects, two of the seven projects of the 2001 Mellon Metadata Harvesting Initiative. This article will not deal with the activities undertaken in these projects, or the decision to conjoin the two projects to form the MetaScholar Initiative, as this information has been reported in detail elsewhere. [Halbert, 2003] Nor will it recount the already public motivations of the Mellon Foundation in funding these and other projects. [Waters, 2001] What will be reported are the general motivations that led to undertaking the MetaArchive and AmericanSouth projects, the questions that the projects set out to answer, and what findings were reached, both expected and unexpected.
Food for Fines: Helping Students and the Community
This article discusses a Food for Fines program at the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries. A Food for Fines drive is a way for a library to help students take care of their library fines and help the local community as well.
Gender and authorship in The Indexer, 1958-2007
Article on gender and authorship in The Indexer from 1958 through 2007.
Geographic distribution of authors in The Indexer, 1988-2007
Article on the geographic distribution of authors in The Indexer from 1988 through 2007.
History indexes reviewed
In this article, the author discusses index characteristics mentioned in reviews of history books appearing in Reviews in History and the light the reviews shed on what readers expect of indexes.
Hypermedia, Interactive Multimedia, and Virtual Realities
This article discusses hypermedia, interactive multimedia, and virtual realities. No one knows what the landscape of information technology in the 21st century will look like, but there are many sources that will sketch the most prominent features. This column will direct the reader to the best "guidebooks" to new interactive computer technologies like hypermedia and virtual reality simulations. In the spirit of Recursive Reviews, the author won't try to limit the discussion artificially to "just" hypermedia, or "just" interactive multimedia. Instead, the aim will be to point out: (1) practical sources that orient the reader to the newest computer media technologies, and (2) new journals that discuss the possibilities of the media.
Inadvertent RDA: New Catalogers' Errors in AACR2
This article discusses Resource Description and Access (RDA) and new catalogers' errors in Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules, 2nd ed. (AACR2).
Integrating Image-Based Research Datasets into an Existing Digital Repository Infrastructure
Article on integrating image-based research datasets into an existing digital repository infrastructure.
Interpreting MARC: Where's the Bibliographic Data?
Article on interpreting the MARC data format.
Introducing Name Authority into an ETD Collection
Article on introducing name authority into a large electronic theses and dissertations (ETD) collection.
Is Qualitative Research Second Class Science? A Quantitative Longitudinal Examination of Qualitative Research in Medical Journals
Article discussing a quantitative longitudinal examination of qualitative research in medical journals. This study describes the proportion of qualitative research of a 10 year period and correlates associated with its publication.
It Takes A Village To Save The Web: The End Of Term Web Archive
This article discusses the End of Term Web Archive collaboration, which began in May of 2008, when the Library of Congress, the Internet Archive, the University of North Texas, the California Digital Library, and the U.S. Government Printing Office agreed to join forces to collaboratively archive the U.S. government web. This article will outline the steps taken to build the archive, detail the innovations that made the project successful, and will convey plans for the forthcoming 2012 End of Term collection.
Marketing to Your Community: Becoming a Destination
This article discusses marketing your library collection to your community and becoming a destination for information. The author refers to the marketing strategy as the Four P's: using Passionate Pro-active Promotions and Presentations to make your documents department a destination for answers.
Metadata Analysis at the Command-Line
This article discusses metadata analysis tools, processes, and methodologies aimed at helping to focus limited quality control resources on the areas of the collection where they might have the most benefit.
A Metadata Approach to Preservation of Digital Resources: The University of North Texas Libraries' Experience
This article discusses a metadata approach to preservation of digital resources.
Metadata Quality Assurance: The University of North Texas Libraries' Experience
Paper 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 Libraries' Digital Projects Unit.
New Directions for Academic Video Game Collections: Strategies for Acquiring, Supporting, and Managing Online Materials
This article discusses new directions for academic video game collections. The essay outlines in concrete terms the next steps academic gaming librarians can take to ensure the continuing relevance of their collections to campus communities, exploring how innovations in collection development can shape the future of this rapidly-transforming field.
Occupation and authorship in The Indexer, 2000-09
Article on the occupations and authorship in The Indexer from 2000 through 2009.
On the Removal of Download Access to Grateful Dead Soundboards from the Live Music Archive
Article on the removal of download access to Grateful Dead soundboards from the Live Music Archive.
Pictures of Charlotte: The Illustrated Charlotte Temple and Her Readers
Article on the illustrated Charlotte Temple and her readers.
Public-Access Computer Systems and the Internet
This article discusses Public-Access Computer Systems (PACS) and the Internet.
Reducing service points in the academic library: How to provide quality customer service in the face of budget cuts
Article on providing quality customer service in the face of budget cuts.
Reference book indexes reviewed
Article on a study of the frequency and nature of remarks about indexes found in reviews of reference books.
Relationship between Adolescent Risk Preferences on a Laboratory Task and Behavioral Measures of Risk-taking
Article on a study assessing the relationship between adolescent risk preferences on a laboratory task and behavioral measures of risk-taking. The goal of the study was to assess individual differences among adolescents regarding risk-taking behavior in the laboratory. The second aim was to evaluate whether the laboratory-based risk-taking behavior is associated with other behavioral and psychological measures associated with risk-taking behavior.
Sexual Misconduct with Congregants or Parishioners: Crafting a Model Statute
This article discusses sexual misconduct with congregants or parishioners.
Storage of Electronic Files of Federal Agencies That Have Ceased Operation: A Partnership for Permanent Access
Article on the storage of electronic files of Federal Agencies that have ceased operation.
The Success Of A Nation's Soccer Team: A Bellwether Regarding A Nation's Electronic Information Infrastructure, The Legal Regulations That Govern The Infrastructure, The Resulting Citizen-Trust In Its Government And Its E-Readiness In Nigeria, The DPRK, China, Japan, South Korea, The Netherlands And The United States
This article discusses a bellwether regarding a nation's electronic information infrastructure, the legal regulations that govern the infrastructure, the resulting citizen-trust in its government and its e-readiness in seven countries.
The Value of Open Access to Undergraduate Research
Article describing the importance and value of open access to undergraduate research.
Workflow Tools for Digital Curation
This article discusses workflow tools for digital curation.