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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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc132979/
UNT Libraries Digital Infrastructure
This presentation discusses the digital infrastructure of the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries. It gives a timeline of the UNT Libraries' digital projects with examples. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc132982/
The Portal to Texas History: Technology Overview
This presentation discusses the technology utilized for The Portal to Texas History. It outlines the infrastructure for managing digital content and gives an overview of how the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries built and maintains The Portal to Texas History. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc132983/
Getting to know you... LEAP
This presentation discusses LEAP and getting to know students, mentors, and the University of North Texas (UNT) College of Information faculty. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc132980/
Content Divide: Africa and the Global Knowledge Footprint Sponsored by: SIG/III
This paper discusses Africa and the global knowledge footprint. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130186/
End of Term 2008 Presidential Web Archive: PDF Content Analysis
This presentation discusses the End of Term 2008 Presidential Web Archive. The University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries collaborated with members of the International Internet Preservation Consortium (IIPC) on the End of Term 2008 Presidential Web Harvest from October, 2008 to February, 2009. The project team archived 160,211,356 URIs during this collaboration, which became a research dataset for an IMLS-funded grant to investigate collection development using web archives. The project team analyzed the 10,318,073 PDFs and developed a retrieval and exploration system for collection developers interested in acquiring and developing born-digital collections from the End of Term Web Archive. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130188/
Book Reviews in an Electronic Age
Poster presented at the 2012 IAMSLIC Annual Conference. This poster discusses research on book reviews in marine and aquatic journals to gain insight into the characteristics of the reviews and their value to librarians and research. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130191/
The Origins of SIG-III and Its 30 Years' Journey: Visions and Reflections
This presentation discusses the origins of SIG-III and its 30 years' journey. In light of the 75th American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Anniversary Celebration and the 30th celebration of International Information Issues (III), the participants on this panel will discuss the origins of the Special Interest Group for International Information Issues (SIG-III) of ASIS&T and its early years. In addition to the reflections of the last 30 years, the authors look forward and discuss the future of the SIG. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130187/
Sexual Misconduct with Congregants or Parishioners: Crafting a Model Statute
Article discussing sexual misconduct with congregants or parishioners and crafting a model statute. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130203/
Patron Driven Acquisitions: Or I Wish I Knew Then...
This paper accompanies a poster presentation on patron driven acquisitions. The ups and downs of initiating and assessing a patron acquisitions program at the University of North Texas (UNT) will be highlighted. Emphasis will be placed on changing the philosophy of collection development, how to start the program (through a jobber or direct), coordinating print and electronic acquisitions processes, and assessing the first year's purchases. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130195/
Patron Driven Acquisitions: Or I Wish I Knew Then... [Poster]
This poster discusses patron driven acquisitions. The ups and downs of initiating and assessing a patron acquisitions program at the University of North Texas (UNT) will be highlighted. Emphasis will be placed on changing the philosophy of collection development, how to start the program (through a jobber or direct), coordinating print and electronic acquisitions processes, and assessing the first year's purchases. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130196/
Providing the ETDs of Today for the Researchers of Tomorrow
Presentation for the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) 2012 Fall Meeting. This presentation discusses the early findings from an Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)-funded project hosted by the University of North Texas (UNT) that is researching and documenting a range of life cycle curation and preservation practices for Electronic Theses and Dissertations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130183/
iCAMP: Curate, Archive, Manage, Preserve
This presentation discusses the iCAMP project; Curate, Archive, Manage, Preserve. It discusses research data management curricula gaps, a summary of other key projects and findings, the iCAMP project aims and research methodology, gives a review of iCAMP results, and offers questions raised for the future. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130184/
The Library Publishing Coalition Project
Presentation for the 2012 CNI Fall Meeting. This presentation discusses the Library Publishing Coalition Project. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130197/
Defining What Preservation Through Access Means in Digitizing Community Newspapers
Poster presented at the 2012 NTLP Annual Conference on Library Technology. This poster discusses what preservation through access means in digitizing community newspapers. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130201/
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc122177/
Open Access Initiatives at UNT
Presentation for the 2012 All School Day at the University of North Texas (UNT). This presentation discusses open access initiatives at UNT, scholarly communication trends, data management, the UNT Scholarly Works institutional repository, and resources available through the UNT Libraries. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc122178/
The Origins of SIG-III and Its 30 Years' Journey: Visions and Reflections
This paper discusses the origins of the Special Interest Group for International Information Issues (SIG-III) of the American Society for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) and its early years. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc122172/
Content Divide: Africa and the Global Knowledge Footprint
This presentation discusses Africa and the global knowledge footprint. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc122171/
Repurposing Existing Digital Resources and Smoothing Interdisciplinary Communication: Environmental Policy Collection Development [Poster]
This poster presents discussion on repurposing existing digital resources and smoothing interdisciplinary communication. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc122176/
Repurposing Existing Digital Resources and Smoothing Interdisciplinary Communication: Environmental Policy Collection Development
This paper accompanies a poster presentation discussing repurposing existing digital resources and smoothing interdisciplinary communication. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc122174/
Empowering Digital Libraries Users through Combining Taxonomies with Folksonomies [Poster]
Poster presented at the 2012 ASIS&T Annual Meeting. This poster presents discussion on empowering digital library users through combining taxonomies and folksonomies. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc122175/
Empowering Digital Libraries Users through Combining Taxonomies with Folksonomies
This paper accompanies a poster presentation discussing empowering digital libraries users through combining taxonomies and folksonomies. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc122173/
Citing UNT: Scholarly Works that have Utilized UNT Resources
This document is a citation list of the scholarly works that were found to have utilized University of North Texas (UNT) resources. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc111276/
Briefing the Case: Constitution Day Outreach to Campus and Community
Article discussing Constitution Day outreach to campuses and communities. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc110993/
Portal Partner Update
This presentation was given at a dinner celebrating The Portal to Texas History. The presentation describes recent projects, discusses feedback from Portal users, describes the work of the Texas Digital Newspaper Program, and provides examples of how graduate students have used The Portal to Texas History for their research. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc110998/
UNT Libraries: Open Access Fund Research Report
Report for the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries. This research report discusses open access funds at universities and article processing charges (APCs). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc111007/
Emeritus College Presentation Lecture Notes
These lecture notes accompany a presentation titled 'This Side of the Border: The Mexican Revolution through the Lens of American Photographer Otis Aultman.' The lecture notes discuss the fifty-two presentation slides with the topics and details. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc111009/
Appendix F: MetaArchive Microservices
This is an appendix to the MetaArchive Final Report. The purpose of this document is to explain the PREMIS Event microservice as prototyped for the MetaArchive Cooperative, primarily from a developer's standpoint. The document will attempt to explain the purpose of the microservice, the underlying principles on which it operates, and a practical example of its usage. The MetaArchive has installed all of the components needed to deploy this microservice and looks forward to opportunities to experiment with practical implementations in future development projects. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc109711/
Appendix G: Contingency Plan Outline
This is an appendix to the MetaArchive Final Report. In this appendix, the policy statements address the general requirements and procedures related to the enactment and handling of the MetaArchive Contingency Plan. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc109717/
Preservation of Newspapers: Preliminary Findings of the Chronicles in Preservation Project
This presentation discusses the preliminary findings of the 'Chronicles in Preservation' project involving the preservation of newspapers. In this presentation, the authors describe the project background, the state of the field report, and the phase 1 findings and progress. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc109725/
MetaArchive: Final Report
This report provides summary information about the goals, activities, and results of this project, focusing on January 2008-December 2011. Section One will provide a brief summary of the outcomes of the project work based on the authors' project's performance objectives. Section Two will offer a brief reiteration of the authors' project's original goals and ambitions and an in-depth discussion of the authors' findings and development activities. Section Three will describe plans for the program's continuation and its long-term impact. Section Four will provide a list of the staff who have worked on various aspects of this project during the project period. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc109710/
Appendix A: Preservation Business Model
This is an appendix to the MetaArchive Final Report. This appendix includes the 2010-2013 Strategic Plan which highlights the Educopia institute's strengths and achievements to date and details the strategic planning process. Specifically this strategic plan declares Educopia institute's: Mission statement, Vision, Three Critical Challenges, and Six Programmatic Goals (with objectives and strategies). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc109712/
Cataloguing in 2012: On The Cusp Of RDA
This article discusses changes in music cataloguing systems. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc109704/
Appendix D: LOCKSSBAGGER Tool
This is an appendix to the MetaArchive Final Report. This appendix document describes tools. These tools are designed to facilitate the transfer of data contained within a number of LOCKSS archival units and packaged into bags. The bags are then transferred to the iRODS grid. The user has the option of creating and sending filled bags, or holey bags. The primary tools are written in Python, and make use of the iRODS command line utilities for data transfer. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc109715/
Appendix E: MetaArchive-iRODS Transfer
This is an appendix to the MetaArchive Final Report. This appendix document describes an automation process that involved the sending of a Folger Shakespeare Library collection (246 archival units measuring 1.3TB) hosted on a University of North Texas (UNT) LOCKSS cache to a storage resource hosted by Chronopolis at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc109716/
Appendix B: MetaArchive-SRB Transfer
This is an appendix to the MetaArchive Final Report. This appendix document is a report on the status of a two-phase transfer test being carried out between the MetaArchive Cooperative and Chronopolis. These tests aim to demonstrate a proof-of-concept that the MetaArchive network may use Chronopolis's data grid preservation service as an exit strategy in the event that either MetaArchive or LOCKSS becomes unsustainable in the future. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc109713/
Digital Preservation of Newspapers: Findings of the Chronicles in Preservation Project
In this paper, the authors describe research led by Educopia Institute regarding the preservation needs for digitized and born-digital newspapers. The 'Chronicles in Preservation' project, builds upon previous efforts (e.g. the U.S. National Digital Newspaper Program) to look more broadly at the needs of digital newspapers in all of their diverse and challenging forms. This paper conveys the findings of the first research phase, including substantive survey results regarding digital newspaper curation practices. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc109727/
Appendix C: MetaArchive-iRODS Transfer Prep
This is an appendix to the MetaArchive Final Report. This appendix document describes the preparation of archival units residing on a LOCKSS file system that have been designated for packaging and exchange with a non-LOCKSS-based preservation environment-in this case an iRODS grid-based environment. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc109714/
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc109697/
Quality Review of Digital Newspapers: Lessons Learned at UNT
This presentation was presented at the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) Awardee Conference in Washington, D.C. The presentation describes a quality review of digital newspapers and lessons learned at the University of North Texas (UNT). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc109726/
TRAC, FDSys and putting it all together
This presentation discusses TRAC, an open source web-based project management and bug tracking system, and the Federated Digital System (FDSys), an advanced digital system that authenticates, preserves, versions, and provides permanent public access to federal government information. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc107766/
Processing Non-English Content
This presentation was presented at the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) Awardee Conference in Washington, D.C. The presentation describes the NDNP New Mexico project's experience encoding ALTO OCR file language codes to enable enhanced discovery of its Spanish language content on the Chronicling America website. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc107765/
Mining Newspaper Archives
This presentation discusses mining online newspaper archives. The topics in this presentation include the types of information found in these newspapers, the technology and standards for digitizing newspapers and offering effective search and navigation, ways to search, view, and browse the newspapers and how to use the search results. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc103254/
Biography indexes reviewed
Article discussing research on biography reviews and indexes. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc103252/
This Side of the Border: The Mexican Revolution through the Lens of American Photographer Otis A. Aultman
This presentation discusses the Mexican Revolution, as seen through the camera lens of American photographer Otis A. Aultman. In 2009, El Paso Public Library's Archivist Marta Estrada received a grant from the UNT Libraries to digitize a portion of their Otis Aultman Photograph Collection and add it to The Portal to Texas History. El Paso Public Library's collection on the Portal consists of more than 500 digitized glass plate negative photographs that documents the Mexican Revolution through the eyes of Mr. Aultman, many of which have not been seen for a century. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc102278/
Setting S.M.A.R.T. Goals For Smart Staff Development
This presentation discusses setting goals for staff. This presentation will talk about writing SMART goals that are clear and achievable and that meet the needs of the organization and its individuals for training. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc102298/
Using Assessment to Guide Strategic Planning
This presentation discusses using assessments to guide strategic planning. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc102277/
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc102275/
Is It Really That Bad? Verifying the extent of full-text linking problems
This presentation is for a workshop and discusses a methodology for addressing full-text linking problems. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc102282/