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Open Access Publishing Fees: Responses, Strategies and Emerging Trends
Presentation for the 2014 SWALL Annual Meeting. This presentation discusses open access, publishing fees, article processing charges, and research on campus open access funds. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc279701/
Digital Library Evaluation
This Tech Talk presentation discusses digital libraries and methods used to evaluate these collections and the practices for developing and maintaining them. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc32885/
Optimizing the User Experience in a Rapid Development Framework: Denton County Genealogical Society: Initial Usability Test Results, August 2008
This report presents the findings of usability tests given as part of the IOGENE project. During March and April of 2008, members of the Denton County Genealogical Society participated in usability testing of the existing interface to the Portal. The purpose of the testing was to identify ways in which The Portal to Texas History could be improved to better address genealogists' needs. This report tells the findings from those tests. These findings in conjunction with the findings from focus group discussions held in the spring of 2008 will inform the initial redesign of the Portal's interface. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc32985/
Quality Assurance Tests: Release 1 Summary Test Results, June 2009
This report contains summaries of the results of two tests given as part of the IOGENE project. The IOGENE project involves genealogists in the design process of the redesigned Portal interface. The first test in this report was conducted from April 6 through April 9, 2009. The second test in this report was conducted from June 1 - June 4, 2009. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc32982/
Teaching Information Literacy: A Performance Based Cycle
This presentation discusses teaching information literacy and a project to assess student searching skills. It includes background information on the project, discusses the performance cycle of information literacy, active teaching, learning, and assessing, student navigation skills, and software and strategies. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc32991/
Gas Well Drilling: What Does it Mean for North Texas?
This poster introduces the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on Gas Well Drilling: What Does It Mean for North Texas? Presenters include Dr. David Sterling, from the UNT Health Science Center, Dr. Terry Clower from the Center for Economic Development & Research, and Dr. Robert M. Figueroa from the Department of Philosophy & Religion. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc32997/
Enemies of History: Murderers of the Past
This presentation is about a workshop for high school students. The workshop focused on preservation and how it relates to the study of history. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc32990/
Factors Affecting Selection of Information Sources: A Study of Ramkhamhaeng University Regional Campuses Graduate Students
Poster presented at the 2011 International iConference. This poster presents research conducted on students at Ramkhamhaeng University (RU). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc32998/
Assessment Path Final Report
This report is part of the Web-at-Risk project. This report describes the major assessment activities, their contributions to the project, and key findings. The assessment work areas included needs assessment, collection planning, and WAS evaluation. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc32994/
Assessment: We know we should do it but does it have to be so difficult?
This paper discusses assessment in library instruction programs. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc32999/
Focus Group Report: ALA, Chicago, June, 2005
This report is part of the Web-at-Risk project. This report includes the following three sections: (a) the methodology used to conduct the focus groups and analyze the data, (b) the detailed results of the analysis organized into phases of the collection development process, and (c) a discussion of the key findings. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc32993/
The Portal to Texas History
This presentation presents information about The Portal to Texas History, a digital gateway to cultural heritage collections in Texas. This presentation discusses the IOGENE project, the research processes involved in developing The Portal to Texas History, the research with genealogists, and shows illustrations of the contents of The Portal to Texas History. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc32884/
At Risk: Capturing and Preserving Web Resources
This presentation discusses the Web-at-Risk project and the issues related to capturing and preserving web resources. It introduces collection development issues, organization and metadata issues, and the findings that support the needs for a web archiving service. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc32889/
Footholds and Foundations: Setting Freshman on the Path to Lifelong Learning
This presentation discusses an assessment in which the researchers collaborated with a software developer to create an online survey form for college freshman. This assessment was conducted to determine what skills college freshman have in relation to the libraries and research. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc32988/
Optimizing the User Experience in a Rapid Development Framework: Evaluation of Project Outcome: User Satisfaction Report, February 2010
This report presents information about the IOGENE project. The UNT Libraries received a National Leadership Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services in December 2007 for a two-year project to identify the user interface requirements of genealogists interacting with the Libraries' Portal to Texas History. This document reports information about the survey questionnaire, the respondents, the research findings, and includes the positive overall outcome regarding user satisfaction with the work conducted in this project. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc32984/
Optimizing the User Experience in a Rapid Development Framework: Usability Tests: Summary Report, February 2010
This is a summary report of the findings of usability tests. The UNT Libraries received a National Leadership Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services in December 2007 for a two-year project to identify the user interface requirements of genealogists interacting with the Libraries' Portal to Texas History and to redesign the interface to the Portal to meet those requirements. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc32986/
Optimizing the User Experience in a Rapid Development Framework: Portal to Texas History: Baseline Survey Results, June 2009
This report discusses the questionnaire for the IOGENE Project. From September 26, 2008 through June 26, 2009, an online survey questionnaire captured both demographic data from Portal visitors as well as their opinions regarding the utility of the Portal and their satisfaction with it. The objective of this data collection effort was twofold: to characterize Portal users and to establish baseline measurements for user satisfaction. The survey will be repeated following each of two planned releases of the redesigned Portal, one in the summer of 2009 and the second in the fall of 2009. Comparison of future survey results to the baseline results reported in this paper will be one gauge of the success of the IOGENE project. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc32983/
Optimizing the User Experience in a Rapid Development Framework: Interim Performance Report, July 2008
This report is the first interim performance report for the project titled: Optimizing the User Experience in a Rapid Development Framework. The reporting period is December 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. The report includes three sections: Interim Goals and Accomplishments, Significant Findings and Accomplishments, and Project Achievements and Lessons Learned. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc32981/
Optimizing the User Experience in a Rapid Development Framework: Functional Requirements for The Portal to Texas History, July 2008
This report includes the results of an initial assessment of genealogists' requirements for the redesign of the Portal's interface. The UNT Libraries received a National Leadership Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services for a two-year project to identify the user interface requirements of genealogists interacting with the libraries' Portal to Texas History. The IOGENE project involves genealogists in the design process beginning with the initial assessment of their requirements and continuing through usability testing of the redesigned Portal interface. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc32980/
Simple Ways to Add Active Learning to Your Library Instruction
This paper discusses library instruction. Assessments are recommended to determine the effectiveness of student learning. This paper also discusses a project by the UNT Libraries' in which they developed software to assess library instruction, called Library Instruction Software for Assessment (LISA) and the outcome of that study. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc32992/
Content Divide: Africa and the Global Knowledge Footprint Sponsored by: SIG/III
This paper discusses Africa and the global knowledge footprint. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130186/
End of Term 2008 Presidential Web Archive: PDF Content Analysis
This presentation discusses the End of Term 2008 Presidential Web Archive. The University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries collaborated with members of the International Internet Preservation Consortium (IIPC) on the End of Term 2008 Presidential Web Harvest from October, 2008 to February, 2009. The project team archived 160,211,356 URIs during this collaboration, which became a research dataset for an IMLS-funded grant to investigate collection development using web archives. The project team analyzed the 10,318,073 PDFs and developed a retrieval and exploration system for collection developers interested in acquiring and developing born-digital collections from the End of Term Web Archive. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130188/
Book Reviews in an Electronic Age
Poster presented at the 2012 IAMSLIC Annual Conference. This poster discusses research on book reviews in marine and aquatic journals to gain insight into the characteristics of the reviews and their value to librarians and research. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130191/
The Origins of SIG-III and Its 30 Years' Journey: Visions and Reflections
This presentation discusses the origins of SIG-III and its 30 years' journey. In light of the 75th American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Anniversary Celebration and the 30th celebration of International Information Issues (III), the participants on this panel will discuss the origins of the Special Interest Group for International Information Issues (SIG-III) of ASIS&T and its early years. In addition to the reflections of the last 30 years, the authors look forward and discuss the future of the SIG. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130187/
UNT Speaks Out On Coming Home
This video recording is of the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on Coming Home. This series features presentations by Dr. Shelley Riggs, Dr. Adriel Boals, and Doctoral Student Cindy Hasio. Dr. Shelley Riggs is a professor of psychology, director of the Family Attachment Lab, and is conducting the Student Veteran Research Project at the University of North Texas (UNT). She discusses the family relationships of veterans after deployment. Dr. Adriel Boals is professor of psychology and has a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)/National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) to study innovative approaches to understanding and treating Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and other responses to trauma and stress. He discusses what PTSD is and what causes it. Cindy Hasio is a doctoral student in the College of Visual Arts and Design. She discusses methods and findings from a project she participated in related to how veterans narrated their experiences through art. Her component of the study evaluated participants and described what they gained through creating arts and crafts. Stuart Presley, Domingo Rodriguez, and James Rumor are a panel of three student veterans who describe their experiences after deployment. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc139523/
Sexual Misconduct with Congregants or Parishioners: Crafting a Model Statute
Article discussing sexual misconduct with congregants or parishioners and crafting a model statute. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130203/
Creating A Featured Book Display: Marrying old and new technologies
This Tech Talk presentation describes the process used to select the individual works and the inspiration behind the solution to the problem - a physical representation of a digital object. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc139460/
Introducing Name Authority into an ETD Collection
Article on introducing name authority into a large electronic theses and dissertations (ETD) collection. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc279706/
Guide to Options for ETD Programs
Chapter from Guidance Documents for Lifecycle Management of ETDs. This chapter describes ETD access policies and intellectual property issues, deposit procedures, repository system options, ETD program management and ETD program services. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc279697/
Metadata for ETD Lifecycle Management
Chapter from Guidance Documents for Lifecycle Management of ETDs. This chapter describes the roles of metadata in facilitating the ETD lifecycle, methods to capture metadata manually and automatically, examples of programs using metadata to enhance ETD access, and strategies to manage metadata over time. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc279711/
Metadata Analysis at the Command-Line
This article discusses metadata analysis tools, processes, and methodologies aimed at helping to focus limited quality control resources on the areas of the collection where they might have the most benefit. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc157309/
Metadata Quality Assurance: The University of North Texas Libraries' Experience
Presentation on issues related to metadata quality management and demonstrates a number of tools, workflows, and quality assurance mechanisms employed by the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries' Digital Projects Unit. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29301/
Introduction to Metadata
Presentation on what metadata is, the differences in syntax and semantics in metadata, and examples of associations and organizations that have developed metadata schemas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29307/
Making it Work, Making it Fun: Metadata in Action
This presentation discusses metadata and how to ensure quality. It illustrates how the University of North Texas (UNT) utilizes a metadata analysis tool and a metadata template creator. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29788/
Teaching With The Portal to Texas History
This presentation discusses The Portal to Texas History and how the collections and resources for educators are used to enhance learning and as teaching aids. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29787/
Research, Rummage, and Reconnoiter: Online Exploration at The Portal to Texas History
This presentation discusses what The Portal to Texas History is and the benefits that it provides to the community and to educators. It also illustrates how to use The Portal to Texas History, shows examples of the collections, and discusses future goals. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29789/
Digitization Basics for Museums
This presentation discusses The Portal to Texas History and illustrates what types of items are in the collection and the resources available to museums, educators, and partners. It also discusses the future goals of The Portal to Texas History. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29786/
Folksonomy
This Tech Talk presentation explores Folksonomy. The author explores some of the more common aspects of folksonomies in the context of Web 2.0. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29300/
jEdit
This Tech Talks presentation discusses the jEdit text editor. jEdit is an open-source text editor available online which is used within the Digital Projects Lab for programming and for editing XML metadata files. In this Tech Talk, Metadata Librarian Hannah Tarver describes some of the ways that jEdit can be customized to make editing quicker and easier for documents that use mark-up languages or plain text. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29306/
"Good" Digital Collections
This Tech Talks presentation covers the principles that apply to "good" digital collections and analyzes how objects, metadata, and the user interface together create the users' experience of a collection. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29303/
A Metadata Approach to Preservation of Digital Resources: The University of North Texas Libraries' Experience
Article discussing metadata approaches to preservation of digital resources and the experiences of the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29308/
Metadata Tools and Workflows at the University of North Texas
This presentation illustrates the metadata tools, workflows, and quality control measures at the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries' Digital Projects Unit. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29304/
My InfoQuest and the Handheld Librarian
This presentation discusses My InfoQuest, a service that lets you text a question to a librarian and receive a quick response on your mobile device. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc152428/
Turning Challenges into Opportunities: How Law Libraries Can Capture and Preserve Government Web Resources
This presentation discusses issues for law libraries and how law libraries can capture and preserve government web resources. It gives a background and new issues encountered when collecting web published resources, research, and collection development planning tools. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc152424/
Brown bag on iConference - 2013
This presentation was created for a brown bag luncheon about the 2013 iConference. It includes discussion on participants, the venues, programs, the role of the UNT Libraries, and reflections on the event. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc152427/
Classification Of The End-Of-Term Archive: Extending Collection Development Practices To Web Archives
This is the final report for the EOTCD project, which is formally titled 'Classification of the End-of-Term Archive: Extending Collection Development Practices to Web Archives.' The project commenced December 1, 2009 and ended November 30, 2012. The overview includes background information about the End of Term (EOT) 2008 Archive and a brief description of the activities conducted in the project's four work areas. Following the Overview there are three sections: Goals Accomplished; Significant Findings and Accomplishments; and Project Achievements. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc152437/
Web-Published Materials: Preservation and NDIIPP Sponsored Research
This presentation discusses web-published materials, preservation and the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program (NDIIPP). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc152430/
In With The New: Adapting To Change Using ILLiad
This presentation discusses adapting to change using ILLiad. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc155625/
Electronic Archives and Partnerships - Preserving Government Information for Tomorrow
This presentation discusses electronic archives, partnerships, and preserving government information. In this presentation, the authors discuss digital libraries and the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP). They present the background of the FDLP, developing the Memorandum of Understanding, the CyberCemetary, and gives a current status of the FDLP. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc152423/
Bibliography for "Encouraging Research and Publication among Academic Librarians"
This bibliography accompanies a presentation for the 2013 Library Management Institute Summer Conference. This bibliography contains citations for information related to encouraging research and publication among academic librarians. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc157285/
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