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Gathering Customer Input Prior to Home Page Redesign: An Ontological Study [paper]
Document accompanying a poster presentation on an ontological study of customer input prior to a home page redesign. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc185794/
The Problematic Future of Research Data Management: Challenges, Opportunities, and Emerging Patterns Identified by the DataRes Project
Paper presented at the 8th International Digital Curation Conference on the problematic future of research data management. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc185786/
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 and a partnership for permanent access. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc181693/
Automated NDNP Quality Review
Presentation for the 2013 National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) Awardee Conference in Washington D.C. This presentation discusses automated processes and ensuring quality for the NDNP at the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc181692/
The Peasant Union Movement: The Quest for the Political Organization of Peasants in the Soviet Union in the 1920s
This book chapter discusses the peasant union movement and the quest for the political organization of peasants in the Soviet Union in the 1920s. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc181691/
The Impact of Open Access in Scholarly Communications: Stakeholders Perspectives
Presentation for a panel discussion at the 2013 Digital Frontiers Conference. This panel presentation discusses the impact of open access in scholarly communications with perspectives from five different stakeholders. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc181694/
Setting That Record Straight: Revised Program Notes for Sounds of New Music, Smithsonian Recordings
Revised program notes for the recording "Sounds of New Music" produced by Smithsonian Recordings. The document includes an introduction, a list of relevant formats and associated OCLC numbers to which the notes correspond, and a brief description of each piece appearing on the recording. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc181696/
"The Silicon Dream": Breaking Glass on the Small Screen
Book chapter discussing the Brian Gibson film "Breaking Glass" and the author's experiences viewing the film and thoughts about the impressions it made. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc181697/
Resource Discovery Systems at the UNT Libraries: Phase Two Action Plan
Report on the timeline and implementation of the four objects of the Phase Two Action Plan for Resource Discovery Systems at the UNT Libraries. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc181662/
Creating Order Out of Chaos: Introducing Name Authority into a Large ETD Collection
Presentation for the sixteenth international symposium on electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs). This presentation describes the challenges associated with controlling names, the approach of the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries, the development and implementation of the UNT Name App, and discuss lessons learned. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc181654/
Building Institutional Capacity in Digital Preservation
Paper for the IPRES Annual Conference on building institutional capacity in digital preservation. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc181668/
Newspaper Preservation through Collaboration and Communication: The Texas Digital Newspaper Program
Presentation discussing the history and background, external support, communication, technology, and workflow of The Texas Digital Newspaper Program at the University of North Texas Libraries. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc181687/
Chronicles in Preservation: Building Institutional Capacity in Digital Preservation
Poster presented at the 2013 iPres Conference. The poster discusses the Chronicles in Preservation project, which evaluates how to improve the preservation readiness of digitized and born-digital newspapers on a spectrum of essential to optimal levels of conformance to digital preservation standards. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc181677/
Hidden Collections Redux: Summer 2013
This report is offers an update on the hidden collections at the UNT Libraries. Its purpose is to serve as a true representation of the collections in the UNT Libraries with little or no access. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc181658/
Quality Customer Service on a Budget
Presentation on offering quality customer service on a budget. The author explains how the UNT Libraries improved workflows and services offered while cutting expenditures. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc181689/
Open Access to Our Heritage: The Gateway to Oklahoma History
Presentation on The Gateway to Oklahoma History. The author discusses open access to our heritage and the history, development, workflow, and content of the Gateway to Oklahoma History digital newspaper repository. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc181657/
Theses and Dissertations from Print to ETD: The Nuances of Preserving and Accessing Those in Music
Book chapter discussing the unique challenges of digitizing music theses and dissertations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc181675/
History indexes reviewed
Article discussing index characteristics mentioned in reviews of history books appearing in Reviews in History. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc181667/
What did our users tell us about how we should improve the library website interface? And what are our actions in response?
Presentation on user feedback for the redesign of a website. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc181671/
Is Qualitative Research Second Class Science? A Quantitative Longitudinal Examination of Qualitative Research in Medical Journals
Article discussing the proportion of qualitative research over a 10 year period and correlates associated with its publication. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc181685/
Facilitating Discovery and Long-term Access to Electronic Theses and Dissertations: Notes About Those in Music
Presentation for the Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC) conference. In this presentation, the authors discuss facilitating discovery and long-term access to electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) and offer notes about music ETDs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc180958/
The Importance of the Cover Letter: Why a Resume is not Enough
This presentation discusses the importance of including a well-written cover letter with a resume. The author points out why a resume is not enough when applying for a job and offers guidelines for how to successfully write a cover letter. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc180961/
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc180951/
Diffusion of Scientific Knowledge in Agriculture: The Case for Africa [paper]
Paper discussing the diffusion of scientific knowledge on agriculture for Africa. Using exploratory research method, this paper set out to investigate existing knowledge diffusion models and their limitations, available best practices, and the potential to infuse translational research as a way to augment extension service programs in SSA agricultural practices. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc180954/
Relationship between Adolescent Risk Preferences on a Laboratory Task and Behavioral Measures of Risk-taking
Article discussing research on the relationship between adolescent risk preferences on a laboratory task and behavioral measures of risk-taking. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc180965/
Lessons Learned in Implementing the Extended Date/Time Format in a Large Digital Library
Presentation on the implementation of the Extended Date/Time Format (EDTF) within the University of North Texas (UNT) digital collections, including the results of an analysis performed in February 2013. It provides a summary of the kinds of date formats in the EDTF with examples from the digital collections, a description of methods used to implement and utilize the machine-readability of the format, and an overview of reasons that other institutions may want to consider switching to the EDTF. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc180968/
Curating the Southwest Region's Maps: UNT-UTA Collaborative Project
Presentation for the Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC) conference discussing the Mapping the Southwest project. Mapping the Southwest was a 3-year project (2010-2013) funded by a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) We the People grant. This presentation discusses the background of the project, the goals and activities, impacts, and lessons learned. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc180960/
Analysis of URL References in ETDs: A Case Study at the University of North Texas
Presentation for the 2013 International Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs) Symposium. The presentation gives an analysis of URL references in ETDs and a case study at the University of North Texas (UNT). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc180957/
Mapping the Southwest: Final Performance Report
This report documents the Mapping the Southwest project, led by the University of North Texas (UNT) and with their partner, the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) Libraries Special Collections. The project was supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). This final report briefly describes the Mapping the Southwest project activities and accomplishments in six work areas, and provides a discussion of achievements, issues faced and resolved, and lessons learned that may be of benefit to others. Additional detail is provided in some areas with appendices. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc179681/
Riding the Restriction Wave at the University of North Texas: Comparing IR and ProQuest Embargoes
Presentation for United States Electronic Thesis and Dissertations Association (USETDA) conference. The authors discuss comparing institutional repository and ProQuest embargoes. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc179682/
Circulation Myth Busters!
This presentation discusses circulation in the libraries and what the policies, processes, services, and resources are for the UNT Libraries circulation department. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc179671/
Scaling up to meet growing needs
Presentation for the 2013 Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC) Conference. The author discusses scaling up to meet the growing needs of a digital library. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc179683/
Motivating Student Employees
Presentation for the Student Assistant Supervisors Workgroup on motivating student employees. The author discusses training and orientation, following up, communication, recognition and rewards, the work environment and helpful resources. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc179678/
Collaborating in Tough Times: Responding to State Cuts
This presentation was for a panel session with librarians from school, public, academic, and the North Texas Library Partners (NTLP) at the Texas Library Association (TLA) annual conference. In this presentation, the authors discuss collaboration strategies during difficult financial periods and funding cuts. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc179672/
Creating Online Tutorials
This presentation is for Graduate Library Assistant training at the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries. In the presentation, the author discusses how to create successful online tutorials. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc179673/
JSTOR: Preservation, Storage, Access
This presentation discusses JSTOR, the scholarly journal archive. The author discusses the JSTOR mission of preservation, storage, and access. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc179675/
The E-Quality Service Model: Collaboration between the Reference and Circulation departments as a means to improve the library experience for distance education patrons in an academic library
This presentation discusses collaboration between the reference and circulation departments as a means to improve the library experience for distance education patrons in an academic library. The two authors give perspectives from the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc179679/
Creating Space for Transition: A space study for an overcrowded library
Presentation for the Texas Library Association (TLA) Annual Conference. In the presentation, the author discusses creating study space for an overcrowded library. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc179674/
Behavioral Interviewing Workshop: Student Assistant Supervisor's Round Table
This presentation is for a workshop on behavioral interviewing. The author discusses behavioral interviewing, its importance, and offers exercises and how to develop interview questions. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc179670/
From Baristas to Books: Creating and Managing a Blended Service Desk
Invited presentation for the Texas Library Association (TLA) District 7 annual meeting. The author discusses creating and managing a blended service desk and the strategies and approaches of the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc179676/
The Reference Interview and Referrals
This presentation is session 1 of access services training. The author discusses reference interviews and referrals. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc179680/
Library Education via Distance Learning: Implications for the Profession
Presentation for the Texas Library Association (TLA) annual conference. The author discusses library education via distance learning and the implications for the profession. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc179677/
Diffusion of Scientific Knowledge in Agriculture: The Case for Africa [presentation]
Presentation for the International Association of Agriculture Information Specialists (IAALD) World Congress. The authors discuss the diffusion of scientific knowledge on agriculture for Africa. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc177418/
Moodle for Professional Development to Agricultural Extension Professionals in Africa: Workshop
Presentation for the International Association of Agriculture Information Specialists (IAALD) World Congress. The authors discuss the Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment (Moodle) software package and its use for professional development to agriculture extension professionals in Africa. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc177419/
Name Authority Control: An institutional repository approach
Presentation for the 2013 Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC) Conference. This presentation discusses the importance of name authority, how the UNT Name App tool addresses challenges with name authority, the migration and implementation process, and implications for future use. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc177417/
Implementing the Extended Date/Time Format in Digital Collections
Presentation on the implementation of the Extended Date/Time Format (EDTF) within the University of North Texas (UNT) digital collections. It includes a summary of the kinds of date formats in the EDTF with examples from the digital collections, a description of methods used to implement and utilize the machine-readability of the format, and an overview of reasons that other institutions may want to consider switching to the EDTF. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc177428/
Preparation is Key: Lessons Learned from an ERMS Implementation
This presentation discusses lessons learned from an Electronic Resource Management System (ERMS). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc177424/
NDNP at UNT: Building Open Access To Our Heritage
This presentation discusses the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) at the University of North Texas (UNT). The author gives a background of the project, discusses the production, the data and workflow, collaboration efforts, and helpful software tools. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc177420/
Pay It Forward: Mentoring library students for career development
Presentation for the Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC) conference. The authors discuss mentoring library students for career development. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc177423/
Modular Curation for ETD Repositories
This paper discusses the Lifecycle Management of ETDs project led by the University of North Texas (UNT) and funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). This paper explains the research methodology the project took to evaluate these various tools, IRs and related submission systems; share findings; and discuss how these findings have solidified implementation improvements for the above mentioned curation technologies (Clam, AV, JHOVE/JHOVE2, DROID & FITS). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc177276/