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Analyzing the Persistence of Referenced Web Resources with Memento
Presentation for the 2011 International Conference on Open Repositories. This presentation discusses the results of a study into the persistence and availability of web resources referenced from papers in scholarly repositories. Memento makes it possible to automate discovery of archived resources and to consider the time between the publication of the research and the archiving of the reference URLs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83793/
2012 Presidential Primaries
This poster introduces the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on the 2012 Presidential Primaries. This series features Dr. Tony Carey, assistant professor in the Department of Political Science, Dr. Matthew Eshbaugh-Soha, associate professor in the Department of Political Science, and Dr. Brian Lain, associate professor in the Department of Communications Studies and director of UNT's Debate Program. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83784/
Shaping User Experience
This presentation is part of a conference workshop about shaping user experience. The topics of the presentation include usability testing, iterative design, and digital libraries. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83333/
The Portal to Texas History Usability Test
This presentation discusses a usability test conducted on users of The Portal to Texas History website managed by the University of North Texas. The study looks at the navigation of the Portal website and recruited users that UNT sees as their target audience. This presentation discusses the purpose of the usability testing, the test environment, test methodology, the usability scenario and tasks, user profiles, findings and analysis, and recommendations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83319/
Gas Well Drilling
This poster introduces the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on Gas Well Drilling. This series features Dr. Adam Briggle, assistant professor of philosophy and religion studies, Dr. Matthew Fry, assistant professor of geography, Dr. Chetan Tiwari, assistant professor of geography and Nathanial Smith, a senior geography major. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83315/
At The Portal to Texas History
This video presents The Portal to Texas History collection in the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries. It shows images from the collections including photographs, maps, newspapers, text documents, and objects. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83313/
Shaping User Experience
This handout accompanies a workshop presentation about shaping user experience. The topics of the workshop include usability testing, iterative design, and digital libraries. This handout outlines the topics that will be covered with a timeline of the activities, glossary of terminology used, worksheets, and references. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83328/
DataRes Project Briefing
Presentation for the 2012 CNI Annual Membership Meeting. This presentation provides an overview and update on the DataRes Project. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83317/
Geographic distribution of authors in The Indexer, 1988-2007
Article on the geographic distribution of authors in The Indexer from 1988 through 2007. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83325/
Occupation and authorship in The Indexer, 2000-09
Article on the occupations and authorship in The Indexer from 2000 through 2009. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83326/
Gender and authorship in The Indexer, 1958-2007
Article on gender and authorship in The Indexer from 1958 through 2007. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83324/
Reference book indexes reviewed
Article on a study of the frequency and nature of remarks about indexes found in reviews of reference books. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83327/
Lessons Learned: Digitization of Cooke County Ledgers
This paper describes a grant project to digitize Cooke County, Texas ledgers. The project was funded in part by the National Historic Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) and involves digitizing and hosting several rare and unique collections representative of the Civil War. The UNT Archives partnered with the UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit (DPU), which managed all stages of the digitization. This paper describes and examines the process the DPU implemented to digitize the Cooke County ledger collection; in doing so, it provides insight into the problems one might encounter, as well as recommendations for institutions that may be considering similar digital projects. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83298/
The MetaCombine Project
This poster presentation discusses the MetaCombine project, a Mellon-funded effort based at Emory University, with the goal of discovering and developing systems and methods to more meaningfully combine digital libraries, digital library resources, and digital library services. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc81391/
The Life Cycle of Electronic Theses and Dissertations
This presentation discusses the life cycle of electronic theses and dissertations. The presentation includes a look at ETD programs today, definitions of lifecycle management, ETD lifecycle management challenges, and the IMLS ETD Lifecycle Management Project. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc78271/
Web Browser Automation With Selenium IDE
This Tech Talk presentation discusses web browser automation with Selenium IDE. The presenter covers the basics of Selenium IDE, examples of its use, and a demonstration. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc78279/
Public-Access Computer Systems and the Internet
This article discusses Public-Access Computer Systems (PACS) and the Internet. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc78340/
Video on Demand: Streaming Media in Distance Education
This poster discusses streaming media in distance education. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc78266/
Women in the 21st Century
This poster introduces the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on Women in the 21st Century. This series features Dr. Beverly Bower, professor of counseling and higher education, Dr. Cynthia Chandler, professor of counseling and higher education, and Dr. Suzanne Enck, assistant professor of communication studies. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc78267/
Findings from the MetaScholar Projects: AmericanSouth and MetaArchive
Article summarizing major findings of the MetaArchive and AmericanSouth projects, two of the seven projects of the 2001 Mellon Metadata Harvesting Initiative. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc78315/
Hypermedia, Interactive Multimedia, and Virtual Realities
Article discussing hypermedia, interactive multimedia, and virtual realities. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc78292/
Avoiding the Calf-Path: Digital Preservation Readiness for Growing Collections and Distributed Preservation Networks
This paper discusses digital preservation readiness for growing collections and distributed preservation networks. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc78317/
National Status of Data Management: The DataRes and CLIR/Sloan Research Projects on Data Management Policies and Practices
Presentation discussing the DataRes and the CLIR/Sloan Research Projects on data management policies and practices. This presentation discusses these two collaborating projects researching emerging policies and practices in data management. These research projects are being undertaken by the Council on Library and Information Resources and the University of North Texas (UNT). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc77211/
FRBR/FRAD Intentions and RDA: Where are we now?
This presentation discusses Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR)/ Functional Requirements for Authority Data (FRAD) Intentions and Resource Description and Access (RDA). This presentation includes information on the background and intent of FRBR, FRAD, and RDA, user tasks, and current issues. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc77215/
Rhapsody in Green: ETDs at the University of North Texas
This presentation discusses electronic theses and dissertations at the University of North Texas (UNT). UNT began mandatory ETDs for both theses and dissertations in fall 1999, making it the 3rd institution in the world to go "electronic" in this way. There have been challenges along the way, but from the very beginning there has been a close and cordial relationship between the Grad School and the Libraries which serves to "book end" the student's ETD experience in a meaningful and productive way. During this session, UNT's ETD process from start to finish will be explained, especially the ways in which the Grad School and the Libraries work together to enhance the lifecycle management of students' research output at UNT. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc77212/
Aligning National Approaches to Digital Preservation: Community Briefing on the ANADP 2011 Summit
Presentation for the 2011 Coalition of Networked Information (CNI) meeting discussing the Aligning National Approaches to Digital Preservation Summit, held in the capital of Estonia in May 2011. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc77213/
Artificial Intelligence, Libraries, and Information Retrieval
Article discussing artificial intelligence, libraries, and information retrieval. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc77219/
The Challenge of Multimedia Networking
Article reviewing texts that examine both the promise and peril of developing networked multimedia systems. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc77220/
Copyright, Digital Media, and Libraries
Article offering a brief bibliography on the subject of copyright and digital media in the context of libraries. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc77218/
Providing the ETDs of Today for the Researchers of Tomorrow
This poster talks about the electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs)-Lifecycle Management project. This project is collaborative, IMLS-funded research to study the challenges faced by libraries charged with curating and preserving ETD content. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc77210/
Transport Neutral Digital Object Replication
This poster discusses digital object replication. The University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries has implemented a simple transport neutral digital object replication strategy in its production digital repository infrastructure. This strategy is built with the same ideals as other Curation Micro-Services, in respect to lightweight, software independent specifications coupled to provide a set of services for digital repositories, this approach to replication has allowed the UNT Libraries the flexibility of multiple storage infrastructures and the reassurance the objects are being fully validated as they are replicated throughout the repository. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc77154/
Chronicles in Preservation Project
This paper discusses digital preservation frameworks. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc77195/
Implementing a Robust Architecture for a Centralized Portal System
Poster presented at the 2005 ALISE Annual Conference. This poster discusses the architecture for a centralized portal system. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc77155/
The DataRes Research Project on Data Management
Paper for the 2012 International iConference. This presentation discusses data management and the DataRes Project. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc77194/
The DataRes Research Project on Data Management
Poster presented at the 2012 International iConference. This poster discusses data management and the DataRes Project. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc77152/
Toward Best Practices in Integrating ETDs and Associated Data: UNT's Approach
Poster presented at the 2012 Texas ETD Annual Conference. This poster describes the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries approach toward best practices in integrating ETDs and associated data. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc77151/
E-Journals Support at the UNT Libraries
Report on e-journal support options for the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries. This report discusses staffing, support levels required to meet faculty expectations, and subsequent plans for next steps. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc77118/
Resource Discovery Systems at the UNT Libraries
Report on resource discovery systems at the UNT Libraries. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc77122/
Preserving Our Collections, Preserving Our Missions
This book chapter discusses digital collection preservation. The authors provide a philosophical base for cultural memory organizations' need to participate in distributed digital preservation solutions as community-owned and community-led initiatives. This chapter will be useful for all readers, particularly those with questions about the value of collaborative engagement in the digital arena for cultural memory organizations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75415/
Supporting Faculty Scholarly Activity
This presentation is part of a panel discussion titled Academic Libraries as Partners in Research. This presentation discusses how digital libraries can support faculty scholarly activity, with examples and strategies from the UNT Digital Library collections. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75413/
World AIDS Day
This poster introduces the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on HIV/AIDS. This series features Dr. Mark Vosvick, associate professor of psychology, Dr. Chwee-Lye Chng, regents professor of kinesiology, health promotion, and recreational studies, Dr. Joseph R. Oppong, professor of geography, and Dr. Ami R. Moore, associate professor of sociology. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc71780/
[Review] The Human Side of Reference and Information Services in Academic Libraries: Adding Value in the Digital World
This book review discusses 'The Human Side of Reference and Information Services in Academic Libraries: Adding Value in the Digital World', edited by Lesley S.J. Farmer. The book provides best practices from a global perspective for how academic libraries can provide value-added reference and information services in a digital age. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc71800/
[Review] Letting Go Of The Words: Writing Web Content That Works
This book review discusses 'Letting Go of the Words: Writing Web Content that Works' by Janice (Ginny) Redish. The book offers strategies, processes, and tactics for creating or revising content for the web. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc71801/
Fieldwork Requirements from the Site Supervisors' Perspective
Poster presented at the 2012 ALISE Annual Conference. This poster discusses public library fieldwork from the site supervisor's point of view and practices and interactions of the site supervisor. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc71781/
Data Desiccation: Facilitating Long-Term Access, Use, and Reuse of ETDs
This paper discusses data desiccation and facilitating the long-term access, use, and reuse of electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc67625/
Introduction to the UNT Digital Collections
Presentation on the University of North Texas (UNT) Digital Library and The Portal to Texas History. The topics include featured collections in The Portal to Texas History and in the UNT Digital Library, and the special collections of maps and their features and usage. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc67615/
Activities and Experiences of Academic Librarians Embedded in Online Courses
Presentation for the 2010 Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries (QQML) Conference. This presentation discusses activities and experiences of academic librarians embedded in online courses and common practices to assess various experiences. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc67611/
[Review] Drawing Words and Writing Pictures: A Definitive Course from Concept to Comic in 15 Lessons
This book review discusses 'Drawing Words and Writing Pictures: A Definitive Course from Concept to Comic in 15 Lessons' by Jessica Abel and Matt Madden. The book divides the work of creating comics into fifteen concrete lessons and in this review, the author discusses the book and the authors. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc67624/
A Partnership Born of Urgency and Civic Responsibility: Preserving Access to Government Websites Through the CyberCemetery
This presentation discusses preserving access to government websites through the CyberCemetary. It includes information about what the CyberCemetary is, its purpose, the development, archival process, technical details, users by country, types of content, and using the CyberCemetery. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc67599/
The Educational Background of Academic Library Deans
This presentation discusses a study of the educational backgrounds of academic library deans. This study uses quantitative methods to study the degrees and majors of all 123 academic library deans at Association of Research Libraries (ARL) institutions. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc67610/