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Creating Order Out of Chaos: Introducing Name Authority into a Large ETD Collection
Presentation for the sixteenth international symposium on electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs). This presentation describes the challenges associated with controlling names, the approach of the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries, the development and implementation of the UNT Name App, and discuss lessons learned. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc181654/
Creating Space for Transition: A space study for an overcrowded library
Presentation for the Texas Library Association (TLA) Annual Conference. In the presentation, the author discusses creating study space for an overcrowded library. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc179674/
Crossing State Lines For Collaborative Newspaper Digitization: The Gateway to Oklahoma History
This presentation discusses a collaborative project between the Oklahoma Historical Society and the University of North Texas (UNT) to digitize all of the pre-1923 newspapers in the Oklahoma Historical Society's collection. The project involved building The Gateway to Oklahoma History, which allows easy access to newspapers for students, researchers, and journalists. The project is funded in part by the Excellence and Ethics in Journalism Grant. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc86155/
Curating the Southwest Region's Maps: UNT-UTA Collaborative Project
Presentation for the Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC) conference discussing the Mapping the Southwest project. Mapping the Southwest was a 3-year project (2010-2013) funded by a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) We the People grant. This presentation discusses the background of the project, the goals and activities, impacts, and lessons learned. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc180960/
Curation of the End-of-Term Web Archive
Paper for the 2011 IS&T Archiving Conference. This paper discusses the Classification of the End-of-Term Archive research project at the University of North Texas. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc36301/
Curators' Evaluation of WAS Release 1
This report discusses the curators' evaluation of Web Archiving Service (WAS) release 1, as part of the Web-at-Risk project. This report summarizes the feedback received from the curators and provides details details to illustrate the areas that were either confusing or problematic to them. Their recommendations as well as some considerations for future development are also included. Additionally, many of the observations and suggestions in the Quick Heuristic Evaluation of the WAS echo the feedback received from the curators. These commonalities are noted in the document. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc36327/
Curators' Evaluation of WAS Release 2/3
This report discusses the curators' evaluation of WAS release 2/3, part of the Web-at-Risk project. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc36328/
Curators' Evaluation of WAS Release 4
This report discusses the curators' evaluation of WAS Release 4, part of the Web-at-Risk project. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc36329/
The Cybercemetery: Prolonging Usable Afterlife
Paper for the 2004 IS&T Annual Archiving Conference. This paper discusses issues related to digital resource management when capturing and preserving web-based, heterogeneous digital materials produced by a variety of software in various versions. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29310/
Data Desiccation: Facilitating Long-Term Access, Use, and Reuse of ETDs
Presentation for the 2011 International Symposium on ETDs. This presentation discusses data desiccation and facilitating long-term access, use and reuse of electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc67602/
Data Desiccation: Facilitating Long-Term Access, Use, and Reuse of ETDs
This paper discusses data desiccation and facilitating the long-term access, use, and reuse of electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc67625/
DataRes Project Briefing
Presentation for the 2012 CNI Annual Membership Meeting. This presentation provides an overview and update on the DataRes Project. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc83317/
DataRes Project Institution Policy Scan Data
Dataset from the DataRes Project indicating the name of the institutions in the study, funding awarded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Institute of Health (NIH) during the 2010-2011 fiscal year, whether institutions have a Data Management Policy, and the URL is a policy exists. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc228260/
DataRes Project Primary Survey
Dataset from the DataRes Project. This dataset is the primary survey on data management needs of researchers. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc228265/
DataRes Project Secondary Survey
Dataset from the DataRes Project. This dataset is the secondary survey on data management needs of researchers. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc228261/
The DataRes Research Project on Data Management
Paper for the 2012 International iConference. This presentation discusses data management and the DataRes Project. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc77194/
The DataRes Research Project on Data Management
Poster presented at the 2012 International iConference. This poster discusses data management and the DataRes Project. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc77152/
DDA and STEM @ UNT: What we have learned
This presentation discusses Demand-Driven Acquisitions (DDA) and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) at the University of North Texas (UNT). For the Texas STEM Librarians' Conference, the author will present data and information about the pilot program, and how the Discovery Collection and the purchased titles are distributed, particularly regarding the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields. Of particular interest is a scenario analysis of the selections to determine which purchase model would have been most effective for the money spent. This has already impacted decisions being made to expand the program in the next fiscal year. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc102303/
The Deep Web: Resource Discovery in the Library of Texas
This article discusses new tools for resource discovery online. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc36315/
Defining What Preservation Through Access Means in Digitizing Community Newspapers
Poster presented at the 2012 NTLP Annual Conference on Library Technology. This poster discusses what preservation through access means in digitizing community newspapers. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130201/
The Denton Declaration: An Open Data Manifesto
Paper included in a report for the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) on research data management and the DataRes Project. This section reports on The Denton Declaration. Abstract: On May 22, 2012, at the University of North Texas, a group of technologists and librarians, scholars and researchers, university administrators, and other stakeholders gathered to discuss and articulate best practices and emerging trends in research data management. This declaration bridges the converging interests of these stakeholders and promotes collaboration, transparency, and accountability across organizational and disciplinary boundaries. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc234937/
The Denton Declaration: An Open Data Manifesto
Poster for 2013 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries (TCDL). This poster discusses the Denton Declaration, an open data manifesto created in May 2012 at the University of North Texas (UNT). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc159525/
Designing Information Communities for the 3D Environment
This abstract describes a panel presentation for the 2002 ASIS&T Annual Conference. The panel provides a summary of current research efforts in 3D imaging technologies, including how metadata fit into the panorama of building information communities. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc40416/
Developing Collections of Web-Published Materials
This article discusses collection development practices to meet the unique characteristics of Web-published materials. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc36287/
Developing the ICT Infrastructure for Africa: Overview of Barriers to Harnessing the Full Power of the Internet
Article on developing the Information Communication Technologies (ICT) for Africa and an overview of the barriers to harnessing the full power of the internet. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc38890/
Diffusion of Scientific Knowledge in Agriculture: The Case for Africa [paper]
Paper discussing the diffusion of scientific knowledge on agriculture for Africa. Using exploratory research method, this paper set out to investigate existing knowledge diffusion models and their limitations, available best practices, and the potential to infuse translational research as a way to augment extension service programs in SSA agricultural practices. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc180954/
Diffusion of Scientific Knowledge in Agriculture: The Case for Africa [presentation]
Presentation for the International Association of Agriculture Information Specialists (IAALD) World Congress. The authors discuss the diffusion of scientific knowledge on agriculture for Africa. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc177418/
Digital Collection Development Policy: From Documenting Content to Documenting Process
Poster presented at the 2010 Document Academy Annual Meeting. This poster discusses digital collection development policies and documenting content and processes. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29289/
Digital Curation: Curation Micro-services approach to Building Repositories
This presentation discusses digital curation, preservation and stewardship. The author provides information on Curation Micro-Services. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29803/
Digital Curation Micro-Applications: Digital Lifecycle Management with AutoHotkey
Poster presented at the 2013 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries. This poster discusses open source software tools coded with AutoHotkey that the UNT digital libraries group has developed for digital curation during the pre-ingest stage of the digital resource lifecycle. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc159530/
Digital Curation Tools: Metadata Enhancement with Selenium IDE
Poster presented at the 2013 iConference. This poster discusses metadata enhancement with Selenium IDE. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc146571/
Digital Curation Tools: Metadata Enhancement with Selenium IDE
Paper accompanying a poster presentation for the 2013 iConference. This paper describes metadata enhancement with Selenium IDE. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc146565/
Digital Initiatives at the University of North Texas Libraries
This presentation gives an overview of the University of North Texas (UNT) Library's Digital Projects Unit (DPU) and their digitization initiatives. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc28340/
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/
Digital Preservation of Newspapers: Findings of the Chronicles in Preservation Project
In this paper, the authors describe research led by Educopia Institute regarding the preservation needs for digitized and born-digital newspapers. The 'Chronicles in Preservation' project, builds upon previous efforts (e.g. the U.S. National Digital Newspaper Program) to look more broadly at the needs of digital newspapers in all of their diverse and challenging forms. This paper conveys the findings of the first research phase, including substantive survey results regarding digital newspaper curation practices. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc109727/
Digital Repository 2.0: Lessons Learned and Applied
This presentation discusses the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries' Digital Projects Unit and how the system and software to create digital collections was developed. It also discusses the future plans for system and software changes in the Digital Projects Unit. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc30373/
Digitization 101
This presentation introduces topics related to digital libraries, including, digital asset management, metadata, controlled vocabularies, and digital preservation. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc36279/
Digitization 101
This document discusses digitization processes, including computer hardware, setting up the computer with Windows XP, setting up Windows 7 for digital projects, identifiers, folder management, standards, scanning, and digital preservation. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc36298/
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/
Digitization of Government Information
Report for the American Libraries Association (ALA) Government Documents Round Table (GODORT). This report outlines the investigations of the Ad Hoc Committee on Digitization of Government Information. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc268954/
Digitization Workflows From the Digital Projects Unit University of North Texas Libraries
This presentation gives a basic outline of the work flow and processes involved within the Digital Projects Unit. Topics include scanning, digital preservation, and staffing. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc28367/
Digitizing Historical Publications: Enhancing the Official Electronic Collection of the Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations
This report discusses a project for digitizing historical publications and making them available online. The authors' goal will be to develop a process that balances level of access with the cost of digitizing and making the data available on the Internet. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc36284/
Discover America's Cultural Heritage Collections on the Web
This presentation discusses The Portal to Texas History and the University of North Texas (UNT) Digital Library collections. It also discusses the invisible internet, other Texas digital collections, other large digital collections, major digital collections in other states, subscription databases, and gives strategies for searching all of these databases. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29796/
Distributed Digital Preservation ETD Workshop
This presentation is designed to provide institutions with Electronic Theses and Dissertation (ETD) initiatives with information about preserving ETDs. In this presentation, the authors discuss ETDs and preservation needs, MetaArchive and distributed preservation, Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD)/MetaArchive ETD DDPN Archive, collections management for preservation, MetaArchive and its member roles and responsibilities, and the ETD Lifecycle Management Project. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc86861/
Documenting Captured Records From Terrorist Organizations
This article discusses documenting captured records from terrorist organizations. During the 2003 invasion of Iraq, American forces captured 43,000 boxes of government documents and thousands of hours of previously unknown audio recordings. This article traces the release of these records, archival considerations, political initiatives, effect of these records on protecting the public, and future developments. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc171450/
Don't judge a book by its Cover: The Human Library
This poster introduces the lecture series UNT Speaks Out on the Human Library. The "books" at this event are people who have volunteered to challenge prejudice through respectful conversation with members of the UNT campus and the greater Denton community who borrow them for fifteen to thirty minute conversation. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc152431/
The E-Quality Service Model: Collaboration between the Reference and Circulation departments as a means to improve the library experience for distance education patrons in an academic library
This presentation discusses collaboration between the reference and circulation departments as a means to improve the library experience for distance education patrons in an academic library. The two authors give perspectives from the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc179679/
Educating the Community: Preserving Tomorrow's Treasures Today
This book chapter discusses educating communities. and preserving tomorrow's treasures today. Librarians, curators, archivists, and volunteers work hard to conserve and preserve materials as they are added to their collections, insuring that the materials can be safely used. However, not all genealogical and historical information is held in cultural institutions; unknown numbers of valuable information sources reside with individuals and in residences. By educating the community today on how to protect the treasures in their care, we have the potential to minimize the repairs needed for these items in the future. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc86769/
The Educational Background of Academic Library Deans
This presentation discusses a study of the educational backgrounds of academic library deans. This study uses quantitative methods to study the degrees and majors of all 123 academic library deans at Association of research Libraries (ARL) institutions. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc67610/
Effective Tools for Digital Object Management
This presentation discusses the University of North Texas Libraries' Digital Projects Unit workflow for digitization, including organizing materials, using a Wiki project page, internal workflow, managing objects and identifiers, and using a Magick Numbering system. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29799/