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Unauthorized Immigration

Unauthorized Immigration

Date: April 2011
Creator: Mondragon-Becker, Antonio
Description: This poster introduces the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on Unauthorized Immigration. This series features Dr. Valerie Martinez-Ebers, professor of political science, Dr. David Molina, professor of economics and interim director of UNT's Immigrant Research and Policy Center, Dr. Mariela Nuñez-Janes, professor of anthropology, Shaun Chapa, a graduate student in the anthropology department.
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Collaborative Strategies for Digital Preservation of Newspapers

Collaborative Strategies for Digital Preservation of Newspapers

Date: April 11, 2011
Creator: Halbert, Martin
Description: This presentation discusses collaborative strategies for the digital preservation of newspapers. The University of North Texas (UNT) Texas Digital Newspaper Program (TDNP), the MetaArchive Cooperative, and the Chronicles in Preservation Project are discussed with information on what they do, the importance of newspaper digitization projects, and how collaboration can further efforts in this area.
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Creating Space for Transition: A space study for an overcrowded library

Creating Space for Transition: A space study for an overcrowded library

Date: April 13, 2011
Creator: Leuzinger, Julie
Description: Presentation for the Texas Library Association (TLA) Annual Conference. In the presentation, the author discusses creating study space for an overcrowded library.
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Unauthorized Immigration

Unauthorized Immigration

Date: April 13, 2011
Creator: University of North Texas. Libraries.
Description: This video recording is of the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on Unauthorized Immigration. This series features Dr. Valerie Martinez-Ebers, Dr. David Molina, Dr. Mariela Nuñez-Janes, and Shaun Chapa. Dr. Martinez-Ebers, professor of political science, will provide a demographic profile of the U.S. immigrant population and introduce the various policy options that have been discussed in Congress. Dr. Molina, professor of economics and interim director of UNT's Immigrant Research and Policy Center, will focus on policy and economic impacts of labor. Dr. Nuñez-Janes, professor of anthropology, and Shaun Chapa, graduate student, will discuss undocumented students as a case study. They focus on issues of policy and practices, drawing on the students' experiences to raise questions about cultural citizenship, assimilation as the proxy for legal rights, new forms of racism and educational equity.
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Reference Beyond the Desk: Nontraditional Modes of Reference

Reference Beyond the Desk: Nontraditional Modes of Reference

Date: April 15, 2011
Creator: Thomsett-Scott, Beth
Description: This presentation discusses virtual reference services in libraries. The topics include virtual reference systems, with examples of what other institutions have adopted, collaborative virtual reference services with examples, and how reference librarians away from their desk and even off campus have developed new referencing services.
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Organizational Alignment

Organizational Alignment

Date: May 23, 2011
Creator: Angevaare, Inge; Gallinger, Michelle; Anderson, Martha; Giaretta, David & Halbert, Martin
Description: This paper discusses organizational alignment and digital preservation.
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Assessing Student Critical Thinking Skills in Single Library Instruction Class

Assessing Student Critical Thinking Skills in Single Library Instruction Class

Date: May 27, 2011
Creator: Byerly, Gayla
Description: Presentation for the 2011 Phoenix Staff Development Day discussing how to assess the critical thinking skills of students in single library instruction classes. The challenges and solutions are discussed, as well as a recommendation for, and example of, a library instruction worksheet that can be used.
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Selecting and Assessing Practicum Students

Selecting and Assessing Practicum Students

Date: May 27, 2011
Creator: Brannon, Sian
Description: This presentation discusses selecting and assessing practicum students, the goals and competencies, learning objectives, and gives examples of necessary skills.
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Using Assessment Techniques to Guide Library Service Improvements

Using Assessment Techniques to Guide Library Service Improvements

Date: May 27, 2011
Creator: Wahl, Diane; Avery, Elizabeth Fuseler & Downey, Annie
Description: This presentation discusses assessment techniques used to guide library service improvements. The assessments used are part of a triangulation method that uses three approaches of assessment in order to determine specific user needs and areas for improvement.
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Occupation and authorship in The Indexer, 2000-09

Occupation and authorship in The Indexer, 2000-09

Date: June 2011
Creator: Sassen, Catherine
Description: Article on the occupations and authorship in The Indexer from 2000 through 2009.
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