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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
Introduction to METS: UNT Libraries' Tech Talks

Introduction to METS: UNT Libraries' Tech Talks

Date: October 16, 2007
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: This Tech Talk presentation explores METS. The Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard (METS) is an initiative of the Digital Library Federation. Maintained by the Library of Congress, it provides a standard vocabulary and set of data structures for encoding hierarchical digital object content and metadata. In this presentation the author explains more about these parts of METS, and discusses how METS may be applicable to digital collections in the UNT Libraries.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
An Introduction to MODS: The Metadata Object Description Schema

An Introduction to MODS: The Metadata Object Description Schema

Date: October 17, 2007
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Description: This Tech Talks presentation offers an introduction to MODS. The presenter utilizes real life examples to show how MODS can be used with the Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard (METS).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Integrating Folksonomies into Cultural Heritage Digital Collections: The Challenges and Opportunities of Web 2.0

Integrating Folksonomies into Cultural Heritage Digital Collections: The Challenges and Opportunities of Web 2.0

Date: 2008
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw & Hastings, Samantha Kelly
Description: In this presentation, the author defines Folksonomy and the advantages and disadvantages of Folksonomy. He begins with a background on information retrieval and changing technologies, discusses trends in technologies, and explains the use of tags and Folksonomy.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Maintaining Quality Metadata: Toward Effective Digital Resource Lifecycle Management

Maintaining Quality Metadata: Toward Effective Digital Resource Lifecycle Management

Date: 2008
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Description: Book chapter on maintaining quality metadata and effective digital resource lifecycle management.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Maintaining Quality Metadata: Toward Effective Digital Resource Lifecycle Management

Maintaining Quality Metadata: Toward Effective Digital Resource Lifecycle Management

Date: 2008
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Description: This presentation discusses the critical issues of metadata quality in digital libraries and describes the efforts being made by the University of North Texas Libraries to ensure metadata quality at various levels of digital resources' life cycle.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Metadata Enhancements and Quality Assurance Mechanisms

Metadata Enhancements and Quality Assurance Mechanisms

Date: 2008
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Description: Abstract document accompanying a poster presentation for the 2008 ALISE Annual Conference (Work in Progress session. The topic is maintaining usable and sustainable digital collections using a complex set of actions and some of the tools and quality assurance mechanisms used at the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Metadata Enhancements and Quality Assurance Mechanisms [Poster]

Metadata Enhancements and Quality Assurance Mechanisms [Poster]

Date: 2008
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Description: This poster presentation was presented at the 2008 Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) conference (Work in Progress session). The poster discusses that maintaining usable and sustainable digital collections requires a complex set of actions, and demonstrates some of the tools and quality assurance mechanisms used at the UNT Libraries.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Rolling Your Own Digital Library System

Rolling Your Own Digital Library System

Date: 2008
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: This presentation discusses the topic of building your own digital library system. It explains why the University of North Texas built their own system and some of the initial challenges and the advantages associated with the process.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Nuts & Bolts: Preserving Digital Content at the University of North Texas

Nuts & Bolts: Preserving Digital Content at the University of North Texas

Date: June 2008
Creator: Hartman, Cathy Nelson & Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: This presentation discusses the preservation and digitization of content at the University of North Texas (UNT). The topics include a background of the digital initiatives at the UNT Libraries, the organization of the digital initiatives, the collaborative projects, the collections held by the UNT Libraries, and areas of research.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Web Archiving Workshop: Overview

Web Archiving Workshop: Overview

Date: June 4, 2008
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: This presentation gives a brief overview of the history of web archiving and explains key terms and concepts related to web archiving and harvesting with illustrated examples.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries