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Southwest Retort, Volume 68, Number 5, January 2016

Southwest Retort, Volume 68, Number 5, January 2016

Date: November 2016
Creator: American Chemical Society. Dallas/Fort Worth Section.
Description: This publication of the Dallas-Fort Worth Section of the American Chemical Society includes information about research, prominent scientist, organizational business, and various other stories of interest to the community.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Data: What do we need, and what do we do with it once we have it?

Data: What do we need, and what do we do with it once we have it?

Date: August 5, 2016
Creator: Rodriguez, Allyson & Ossom Williamson, Peace
Description: This presentation discusses how to find and evaluate a quality data resource, and the process of building data expertise and service models for students, faculty, and librarians.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Assessing the Success of a Professional Development Program

Assessing the Success of a Professional Development Program

Date: July 22, 2016
Creator: Harker, Karen; Sassen, Catherine & O'Toole, Erin
Description: This poster describes how assessment can be incorporated into a professional development program for academic librarians by using measures of need, participation, satisfaction, and impact.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Charting New Territory: Mapping the UNT Libraries Collections

Charting New Territory: Mapping the UNT Libraries Collections

Date: July 22, 2016
Creator: Harker, Karen & Klein, Janette
Description: This presentation describes the components and creation of the Collection Map, a collection assessment tool developed by the University of North Texas.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Evaluation of a Bestsellers Leasing Program in an Academic Library

Evaluation of a Bestsellers Leasing Program in an Academic Library

Date: July 22, 2016
Creator: Condrey, Coby
Description: This presentation provides an overview of the University of North Texas Libraries assessment of a book leasing program for popular fiction and non-fiction items.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
From Acceptance to Assessment: Academic Librarians CAN Card-Swipe

From Acceptance to Assessment: Academic Librarians CAN Card-Swipe

Date: July 22, 2016
Creator: Brannon, Sian & Smith, Susan
Description: This poster describes the results of longitudinal research of academic librarians using card-swiping technologies to improve collaborative assessment efforts on a large public university campus.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Making MINES for Libraries Work for Your Library

Making MINES for Libraries Work for Your Library

Date: July 22, 2016
Creator: Harker, Karen & Parwani, Priya B.
Description: This presentation provides an overview of the use of MINES for Libraries® at the University of North Texas Libraries.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Promoting Excellent Service: Establishing Core Competencies in Training Student Employees

Promoting Excellent Service: Establishing Core Competencies in Training Student Employees

Date: July 22, 2016
Creator: Keshmiripour, Setareh; Knox, Briana & Peebles, Emily
Description: This presentation provides an overview of the University of North Texas Libraries Access Services training plan for student employees.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
OA Resource Rubric

OA Resource Rubric

Date: July 19, 2016
Creator: Rodriguez, Allyson
Description: This rubric represents a simple and effective way to determine if an Open Access resources is of appropriate quality for inclusion in a library catalog.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Broadening Access to Books on Texas and Oklahoma

Broadening Access to Books on Texas and Oklahoma

Date: June 17, 2016
Creator: Hawkins, Kevin S.
Description: This overview of the grant-funded project was given as a lightning-round presentation during the panel "Giving New Life to Old Books: The NEH/Mellon Humanities Open Book Program" at the 2016 annual meeting of the Association of American University Presses.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Sharing Session Handout on Tabletop Game Genre Terms

Sharing Session Handout on Tabletop Game Genre Terms

Date: June 13, 2016
Creator: Yanowski, Kevin; Robson, Diane & Sassen, Catherine
Description: Handout for the American Library Association's Games and Gaming Round Table sharing session "A Winning Game Plan: Using Genre Terms to Enhance Discovery of Tabletop Games" demonstrating bibliographic and genre authority records for tabletop games.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Social Circumstance and Aesthetic Achievement: Contextual Studies in Richard Wright’s Native Son

Social Circumstance and Aesthetic Achievement: Contextual Studies in Richard Wright’s Native Son

Date: June 2016
Creator: Duban, James
Description: This collection of essays on Richard Wright’s Native Son developed from a research-oriented, upper- division University of North Texas Honors College course, spring 2015. It contains the following seven chapters: Chapter I: The Cognitive Dissonance of Bigger Thomas (by Rachel Martinez) Chapter II: The Equal of Them: Violence and Equality in Native Son and “The Man Who Was Almost a Man” (by Molly Riddell) Chapter III: Above the Sceptered Sway: Holy Justice, and the Trials of Bigger and Shylock (by Alberto Puras) Chapter IV: Through His Eyes: Critical Analysis of Wright’s Native Son and Dostoyevsky’s Crime and Punishment (by Rachel Torres) Chapter V: Perceptual Misadventure: Becoming Rather than Enacting the Stereotype in Wright’s Native Son and Melville’s “Benito Cereno” (by Stormie Garza) Chapter VI: Psychologically Rather than Physically Dismembered: Reconsideration of Self-conception in Native Son and Moby-Dick (by Yacine Ndiaye) Chapter VII: Specious Dialectic in Wright’s Native Son (by Nicholas Grotowski). The student authors have exhibited burgeoning skills as historical contextualists, mindful of the author’s times, social circumstance, personal reading, narrative point of view, and aesthetic achievement, evidenced by six of these essays having been accepted for presentation at the annual conference of the American Studies Association of Texas.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Rescuing Texas History at The Portal to Texas History

Rescuing Texas History at The Portal to Texas History

Date: May 26, 2016
Creator: McIntosh, Marcia & Mangum, Jake
Description: This presentation provides an overview of the Rescuing Texas History Program, in which University of North Texas Libraries partners with external organizations to preserve at-risk materials.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Envisioning a Geospatial Data Portal and Curation Network

Envisioning a Geospatial Data Portal and Curation Network

Date: May 25, 2016
Creator: Burns, Douglas
Description: This presentation is part of the panel "Envisioning a Geospatial Data Portal and Curation Network" from the 2016 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries and contains a brief overview on the GIS data and services provided by the University of North Texas.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Evaluation of Online-Only Journal Quality from Analysis of Email Solicitations

Evaluation of Online-Only Journal Quality from Analysis of Email Solicitations

Date: May 20, 2016
Creator: Burggren, Warren W.
Description: This presentation contains an analysis of ~600 solicitation emails related to 317 scholarly journals received within a one-year period to assess the quality of publishing venues available.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Fair Open Access: A Roadmap

Fair Open Access: A Roadmap

Date: May 20, 2016
Creator: Rooryck, Johan
Description: This presentation provides a model for flipping subscription journals to Open Access using Linguistics in Open Access (LingOA) as an example.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
GIS Trends and Open Access

GIS Trends and Open Access

Date: May 20, 2016
Creator: Burns, Douglas & Rodriguez, Allyson
Description: Presentation for the 2016 Open Access Symposium discussing Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software and data in relation to open access initiatives.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Improving Openness of Scholarly Communication

Improving Openness of Scholarly Communication

Date: May 20, 2016
Creator: Nosek, Brian
Description: This presentation contains an overview of the Open Science Framework as a free, open scholarly commons.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
OA Monographs: The Cost of Creating Them Today To Make Them Open For Tomorrow

OA Monographs: The Cost of Creating Them Today To Make Them Open For Tomorrow

Date: May 20, 2016
Creator: Maron, Nancy
Description: This presentation contains findings from a 2015 Mellon-funded study to understand the costs of publishing monographs, and their next steps in building a tool to estimate publishing costs.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Open Minds But Closed Access. Why Are There So Few Gold Open Access LIS Journals? And Why Are So Many Librarians Unwilling To Unlock Their Scholarship?

Open Minds But Closed Access. Why Are There So Few Gold Open Access LIS Journals? And Why Are So Many Librarians Unwilling To Unlock Their Scholarship?

Date: May 20, 2016
Creator: Baker, Sarah & Chaudhuri, Jayati
Description: This presentation contains an evaluation of the open access availability of library and information science literature.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
SHARE in Open Science and Open Access

SHARE in Open Science and Open Access

Date: May 20, 2016
Creator: Walters, Tyler
Description: This presentation contains an overview of SHARE, an open dataset repository to track research projects across the research lifecycle.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Sustaining OA with Publishing Cooperatives

Sustaining OA with Publishing Cooperatives

Date: May 20, 2016
Creator: Stranack, Kevin
Description: This presentation reports on the MacArthur-funded Open Access Publishing Cooperative Study, which is investigating the viability of publishing cooperatives through an examination of pilot projects in Africa, Canada, and the United States.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Why Science is Better with Communism? The Case of Sci-Hub

Why Science is Better with Communism? The Case of Sci-Hub

Date: May 20, 2016
Creator: Elbakyan, Alexandra
Description: This presentation will discuss why intellectual property rights, in the form of copyright law, are contradictory to science as an enterprise, and will draw on the example of Sci-Hub.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Live-Streaming OA at University of California Press: Lessons Learned, and How the Landscape Has Already Changed

Live-Streaming OA at University of California Press: Lessons Learned, and How the Landscape Has Already Changed

Date: May 19, 2016
Creator: Morgan, Dan
Description: This presentation discusses where scholarly publishing is headed, what is happening in open-access and library publishing, and how they can support alternatives to commercial publishing.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
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