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Development of a portal to Texas history

Development of a portal to Texas history

Date: February 17, 2005
Creator: Hartman, Cathy Nelson; Belden, Dreanna; Reis, Nancy; Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw; Phillips, Mark Edward & Dunlop, Doug
Description: Article discussing the development of the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries' Portal to Texas History.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
The Issues of Compliance and Interoperability in Integrating Heterogeneous Digital Resources: Lessons from the Texas History Portal

The Issues of Compliance and Interoperability in Integrating Heterogeneous Digital Resources: Lessons from the Texas History Portal

Date: April 2005
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw; Hartman, Cathy Nelson & Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: Paper for the 2005 IS&T Archiving Conference. This article discusses the issues of compliance and interoperability in integrating heterogeneous digital resources and lessons from the Texas History Portal.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Needs Assessment Toolkit

Needs Assessment Toolkit

Date: May 2005
Creator: Murray, Kathleen R.
Description: This presentation discusses the needs assessment toolkit created for the Web-at-Risk project. This presentation outlines the details related to the web archive development process and the activities related to the needs assessment.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Developing the ICT Infrastructure for Africa: Overview of Barriers to Harnessing the Full Power of the Internet

Developing the ICT Infrastructure for Africa: Overview of Barriers to Harnessing the Full Power of the Internet

Date: 2006
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw & Hastings, Samantha Kelly
Description: Article on developing the Information Communication Technologies (ICT) for Africa and an overview of the barriers to harnessing the full power of the internet.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
The UNTL Metadata Guidelines: [Version-2, 2006]

The UNTL Metadata Guidelines: [Version-2, 2006]

Date: 2006
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw; Belden, Dreanna; Hartman, Cathy Nelson; Phillips, Mark Edward & Reis, Nancy
Description: Report on the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries metadata guidelines. This report discusses describing digital objects in a consistent way that ensures long-term preservation and that provides for optimum searching, discovery and retrieval of information by users of our heterogeneous digital collections.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Status Report Period: Fall Semester 2006 (Updated February 15)

Status Report Period: Fall Semester 2006 (Updated February 15)

Date: February 15, 2006
Creator: Polyakov, Serhiy & Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: Report for an Institute of Museum and Library Sciences (IMLS) Grant Partner Uplift Project. This report details the status of the project and covers encountered problems and activities.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Federated Search

Federated Search

Date: August 24, 2006
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: This presentation discusses federated and faceted searching including target audiences, expectations, approaches, protocols, uses, and issues.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Preserving Born-Digital Government Information: UNT's Congressional Research Service Reports Archive

Preserving Born-Digital Government Information: UNT's Congressional Research Service Reports Archive

Date: October 27, 2006
Creator: Glenn, Valerie & Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: This presentation describes the University of North Texas' Congressional Research Services (CRS) Report Archive project. The idea is to capture all CRS reports made available on the web and archive them in one searchable and browsable spot.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Parsing Records from TSLAC ARIS Database into XML: Notes (Work Area B.2 - B.4)

Parsing Records from TSLAC ARIS Database into XML: Notes (Work Area B.2 - B.4)

Date: December 15, 2006
Creator: Plumer, Danielle; Phillips, Mark Edward & Polyakov, Serhiy
Description: Report for an Institute of Museum and Library Sciences (IMLS) Grant Partner Uplift Project. The report describes parsing records from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) Archives and Information Services (ARIS) database into XML files, creating XML schemas, and mapping elements to simple Dublin core schema.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Collaborations, Best Practices, and Collection Development for Born-Digital and Digitized Materials

Collaborations, Best Practices, and Collection Development for Born-Digital and Digitized Materials

Date: 2007
Creator: Murray, Kathleen R. & Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: This paper discusses collaborations, best practices, and collection development for the preservation of born-digital and digitized materials.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Creating a Culture of Collaboration: Collaborative Models for Digital Libraries in a Heterogeneous Institutional Landscape

Creating a Culture of Collaboration: Collaborative Models for Digital Libraries in a Heterogeneous Institutional Landscape

Date: 2007
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: This presentation gives a brief overview of the collaborative efforts of the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries Digital Projects Unit and its partners in digitization projects.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Facet Forward: Faceted Navigation of Federated Search Results for Cultural Heritage Materials

Facet Forward: Faceted Navigation of Federated Search Results for Cultural Heritage Materials

Date: 2007
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: This presentation discusses the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries' web harvesting system organization.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Integrating Controlled Vocabularies into Cultural Heritage Digital Collections: The Portal to Texas History Experience

Integrating Controlled Vocabularies into Cultural Heritage Digital Collections: The Portal to Texas History Experience

Date: 2007
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw; Phillips, Mark Edward & Belden, Dreanna
Description: Paper accompanying a poster for the 2007 ASIS&T Annual Conference. Paper discusses the University of North Texas Libraries' digital libraries' implementations experience. It discusses various scenarios and strategies for integrating controlled vocabularies in the uncontrolled digital library world.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Integrating Controlled Vocabularies into Cultural Heritage Digital Collections: The Portal to Texas History Experience [Poster]

Integrating Controlled Vocabularies into Cultural Heritage Digital Collections: The Portal to Texas History Experience [Poster]

Date: 2007
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw; Phillips, Mark Edward & Belden, Dreanna
Description: Poster presented at the 2007 ASIS&T Annual Conference. This poster describes the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries' digital libraries implementations experience. It discusses various scenarios and strategies for integrating controlled vocabularies in the uncontrolled digital library world.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Metadata Madness: Quality Issues in Metadata Management

Metadata Madness: Quality Issues in Metadata Management

Date: 2007
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Description: This presentation provides an introductory discussion on metadata quality issues. It outlines factors that influence metadata quality including the resource types, local requirements, collaborators' requirements, and cost issues and addresses how to manage metadata quality.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Real World Metadata Management with the University of North Texas Libraries' Metadata Analysis Tool

Real World Metadata Management with the University of North Texas Libraries' Metadata Analysis Tool

Date: 2007
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: This presentation gives a brief introduction to the University of North Texas Libraries' digital initiatives, their collections and projects, what metadata management is, and metadata analysis tools.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
XML to Lucene to SRW

XML to Lucene to SRW

Date: February 15, 2007
Creator: Polyakov, Serhiy
Description: Report for an Institute of Museum and Library Sciences (IMLS) Grant Partner Uplift Project. This report documents procedures of parsing XML records into Lucene index and making those records available via SRW.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Enhancing the Quality of Metadata: Modular Approach to Digital Resource Lifecycle Management

Enhancing the Quality of Metadata: Modular Approach to Digital Resource Lifecycle Management

Date: March 16, 2007
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw & Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: This Tech Talk presentation discusses digital resource management. Templates, validation, controlled vocabularies, analysis tools, graphical reports, and more are explained in this presentation.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Comparison of Digital Asset Management Systems (work area E)

Comparison of Digital Asset Management Systems (work area E)

Date: March 21, 2007
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward & Polyakov, Serhiy
Description: Paper for an Institute of Museum and Library Sciences (IMLS) Grant Partner Uplift Project. This paper describes examinations of various digital asset management systems' (DAMS) capabilities and functions. Evaluation is based on the documentation relating to each package.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Installation and Testing of Selected Digital Asset Management Systems (work area E)

Installation and Testing of Selected Digital Asset Management Systems (work area E)

Date: April 3, 2007
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward & Polyakov, Serhiy
Description: Report for an Institute of Museum and Library Sciences (IMLS) Grant Partner Uplift Project. This report contains installation procedures for the Digital Asset Management Systems (DAMS) identified as the most suitable candidates for the deployment by the Texas Heritage Digitization Initiative (THDI) partners.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Collaborations, Best Practices, and Collection Development: Born-Digital and Digitized Materials [Presentation]

Collaborations, Best Practices, and Collection Development: Born-Digital and Digitized Materials [Presentation]

Date: April 20, 2007
Creator: Murray, Kathleen R. & Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: This presentation discusses the phases of web collection development, challenges with web archives, and the need and benefit for preserving web materials.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Metadata: Batch Editing of MARC Records (work area D)

Metadata: Batch Editing of MARC Records (work area D)

Date: May 2, 2007
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward & Polyakov, Serhiy
Description: Report for an Institute of Museum and Library Sciences (IMLS) Grant Partner Uplift Project. This reports workflows developed for the conversion of two sets of metadata records and serves the following objectives: research different avenues for the batch import and export of MARC records from popular integrated library systems, identify tools/software which aids in batch editing of MARC records, and document workflow for batch editing MARC records.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Building Search Systems for Digital Library Collections

Building Search Systems for Digital Library Collections

Date: May 31, 2007
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: This presentation describes the infrastructure and collection in the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries Digital initiatives. This discusses issues related to searching and explains possible solutions to best enhance metadata and searching capabilities.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
OAI Static Repositories

OAI Static Repositories

Date: May 31, 2007
Creator: Polyakov, Serhiy & Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: Report for an Institute of Museum and Library Sciences (IMLS) Grant Partner Uplift Project. This report gives an overview of the Open Archive Initiative (OAI) static repositories' and their restrictions and conformation rules. Also, intermediation with a Static Repository Gateway, workflows and best practices, and interfaces for the creation of metadata for OAI static repositories
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries