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Digital Initiatives at the University of North Texas Libraries

Digital Initiatives at the University of North Texas Libraries

Date: January 28, 2009
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: This presentation gives an overview of the University of North Texas (UNT) Library's Digital Projects Unit (DPU) and their digitization initiatives.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Enemies of History: Murderers of the Past

Enemies of History: Murderers of the Past

Date: April 16, 2008
Creator: Downey, Annie; May, Frances A.; Mears, Michelle M. & Smith, Jon
Description: This presentation is about a workshop for high school students. The workshop focused on preservation and how it relates to the study of history.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Collection Development and Management Issues

Collection Development and Management Issues

Date: July 23, 2011
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: This presentation discusses collection development and management issues. It describes considerations to keep in mind, suggestions and strategies, and ideas for successful digitization projects.
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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.
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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.
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Chronicles in Preservation: Curation Practices for Born-Digital and Digitized Newspaper Collections

Chronicles in Preservation: Curation Practices for Born-Digital and Digitized Newspaper Collections

Date: April 2012
Creator: Skinner, Katherine; Halbert, Martin & Walters, Tyler
Description: This presentation discusses the Chronicles in Preservation project. This project aims to study, document, and model the use of data preparation practices and distributed digital preservation frameworks to collaboratively preserve digitized and born-digital newspaper collections. This presentation gives the background of the Chronicles in Preservation project, the State of the Field report, and early findings.
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Metadata Tools and Workflows at the University of North Texas

Metadata Tools and Workflows at the University of North Texas

Date: June 27, 2010
Creator: Tarver, Hannah
Description: This presentation illustrates the metadata tools, workflows, and quality control measures at the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries' Digital Projects Unit.
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Metadata to fit your needs... How much is too much?

Metadata to fit your needs... How much is too much?

Date: March 16, 2009
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: This presentation briefly introduces the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries and their mission. It explains the structure of the Digital Projects Unit having the Digital Library and The Portal to Texas History, and discusses their metadata structure and its role in Digital Projects.
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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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Study Blue

Study Blue

Date: 2011
Creator: Jenkins, John
Description: This presentation is part of the Eagle Commons Library CLC Workshop Series. It introduces Study Blue, an online study tool system. This article outlines what Study Blue can do, its features, and offers examples for how to navigate and best utilize the system.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries