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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/
Digitizing Newspapers with the Quartz A0 Scanner
Presentation for the 2014 National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) Awardee Conference. This presentation discusses digitizing newspapers with the Quartz A0 scanner. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc402452/
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
Article discussing 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/
Earth, Rotation of
Encyclopedia article entry in the Encyclopedia of Time: Science, Philosophy, Theology, and Culture by H. James Birx. This encyclopedia article discusses the rotation of the earth. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc287067/
Eclipses
Encyclopedia article entry in the Encyclopedia of Time: Science, Philosophy, Theology, and Culture by H. James Birx. This encyclopedia article discusses eclipses. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc287027/
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/
Effectiveness of a Community Health Worker as Sole Diabetes Educator: Comparison of CoDE with Similar Culturally Appropriate Interventions
Article discussing the effectiveness of a community health worker as sole diabetes educator. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc180951/
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/
Elements of a Succession Plan
Poster presented at the 2011 ALA Learning Roundtable Conference. This poster presents information about succession plans. It covers succession plan strategies, competencies for key positions, candidates' skills, and development plans. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39331/
Emerging Trends and Evolving Issues in Open Access and Scholarly Communications
Presentation for the 2015 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries (TCDL). This presentation discusses emerging trends and evolving issues in open access and scholarly communication. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc505022/
Emerging Trends in Academic Research Libraries
Presentation for the 2015 Consortium of Ethiopia Academic and Research Libraries (CEARL) General Meeting Workshop. This presentation discusses emerging trends in academic and research libraries. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc503234/
Emeritus College Presentation Lecture Notes
These lecture notes accompany a presentation titled 'This Side of the Border: The Mexican Revolution through the Lens of American Photographer Otis Aultman.' The lecture notes discuss the fifty-two presentation slides with the topics and details. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc111009/
Employing Diffusion of Innovation Theory for Examining Adoption and Implementation of Preservation Metadata in the Cultural Heritage Community: An Exploratory Study
Poster presented at the 2006 ALISE Conference (Doctoral Poster session). The poster was one of the five award-winning poster presentations for the best doctoral dissertation proposal. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc36270/
Empowering Digital Libraries Users through Combining Taxonomies with Folksonomies
This paper accompanies a poster presentation discussing empowering digital libraries users through combining taxonomies and folksonomies. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc122173/
Empowering Digital Libraries Users through Combining Taxonomies with Folksonomies [Poster]
Poster presented at the 2012 ASIS&T Annual Meeting. This poster presents discussion on empowering digital library users through combining taxonomies and folksonomies. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc122175/
Encouraging Research and Publication among Academic Librarians
Presentation for the 2013 Library Management Institute Summer Conference. This presentation discusses encouraging research and publication among academic librarians. It covers topics on why support is needed, related surveys and methodology, respondents, and library research committees. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc171460/
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/
End User Interview Questionnaire
This document is the end user interview questionnaire used for the Web-at-Risk project. It includes instructions for the interviewer, key concepts, and digital archive examples along with the questions to be asked. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc33123/
End User Interviews: Summary Report
This report summarizes the results of the interviews with end users for the Web-at-Risk project. The Web-at-Risk project is one of eight digital preservation projects funded in 2004 by the Library of Congress. The project is a 3-year collaborative effort of the California Digital Library (CDL), the University of North Texas (UNT), and New York University (NYU). The project will develop a Web Archiving Service that enables curators to build, store, and manage collections of web-published materials. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc33122/
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/
Enhancing Access to E-books
Article on a study of enhancing access to e-books. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc501455/
Enhancing Content Visibility in Institutional Repositories: Maintaining Metadata Consistency Across Digital Collections
Poster presented at the 2012 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries. This poster discusses enhancing content visibility in institutional repositories and maintaining metadata consistency across digital collections. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc86151/
Enhancing Content Visibility in Institutional Repositories: Overview of Factors that Affect Digital Resources Discoverability
Paper accompanying a poster for the 2013 International iConference. This paper describes factors that affect digital resource discoverability. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc146566/
Enhancing Content Visibility in Institutional Repositories: Overview of Factors that Affect Digital Resources Discoverability [Poster]
Poster presented at the 2013 International iConference. This poster discusses factors that affect digital resource discoverability and digital curation activities that enhance the visibility of an institutional repository (IR) in an ever-changing digital landscape. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc146593/
Enhancing Descriptive Metadata Records with Freely-Available APIs
Article on enhancing descriptive metadata records with freely-available Application Programming Interfaces (APIs). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc284576/
Enhancing the Quality of Metadata: Modular Approach to Digital Resource Lifecycle Management
Paper for the 2007 IS&T Annual Archiving Conference. This paper describes how to enhance the quality of metadata and a modular approach to digital resource lifecycle management. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29316/
Enhancing the Quality of Metadata: Modular Approach to Digital Resource Lifecycle Management
This Tech Talk presentation discusses digital resource management. Templates, validation, controlled vocabularies, analysis tools, graphical reports, and more are explained in this presentation. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29296/
Enhancing UNT's Presence in Sub-Saharan Africa: Building Partnerships with Ethiopian Higher Education Institutions
Presentation for the 2015 University of North Texas (UNT) Student and Faculty Research Symposium on African Studies. This presentation discusses enhancing UNT's presence in Sub-Saharan Africa and building partnerships with Ethiopian higher education institutions. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc503259/
Ensuring Long-Term Access to Electronic Theses and Dissertations: Local vs. Global Lifecycle Management
Presentation for the 2014 Texas Library Association (TLA) Annual Conference. This presentation discusses ensuring long-term access to electronic theses and dissertations and local versus global lifecycle management. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc406366/
Ensuring Universal Access for the Global Information Flow: Responding to the Demands of Scholarship in the Digital Age
This presentation was presented in Session 6.4 Reports of Current Research (Juried Papers), at the 2005 ALISE Conference. It summarizes current situations and developing trends in information technologies. Africa is used as a case to illustrate how local policies have played important roles in the process of information globalization. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29293/
Evaluating Collections on a Regular Basis
Presentation for the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) Collection Evaluation and Assessment Interest Group meeting at the 2014 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference. This presentation discusses a service at the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries to evaluate collections on a regular basis. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc306034/
The Evolution of Publishing Agreements at the University of Michigan
Article on the evolution of publishing agreements at the University of Michigan Library. Taking as an example an open-access journal with a single editor, this article discusses the various configurations of rights agreements used by the University of Michigan Library throughout the evolution of its publishing operation, the advantages of the various models, and the reasons for moving from one to another. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc501458/
The Evolution of Publishing Agreements at the University of Michigan Library
Book chapter on the evolution of publishing agreements at the University of Michigan Library. Taking as an example an open-access journal with a single editor, this chapter discusses the various configurations of rights agreements used by the University of Michigan Library throughout the evolution of its publishing operation, the advantages of the various models, and the reasons for moving from one to another. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc501437/
The Evolving Landscape of Scholarly Communication: Stakeholders' Roles in a Global Ecosystem
Presentation for a panel at the 2014 University Partnerships Workshop, sponsored by the U. S. Department of State and the U. S. Embassy, Islamabad, Pakistan. This presentation discusses the evolving landscape of scholarly communication and stakeholders' roles in a global ecosystem. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc461733/
Exhibits @ UNT. An Implementation Proposal
Report for the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries proposing new methods and ideas for displaying online exhibits. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc185795/
Expanding the Search for Digital Preservation Solutions: Adopting PREMIS in Cultural Heritage Institutions
Paper accompanying a poster presentation for the 2009 ACM/IEEE-CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries. This paper provides some preliminary results on factors that affect the adoption of PREMIS (Preservation Metadata Implementation Strategies) in cultural heritage institutions. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29319/
Expanding the Search for Digital Preservation Solutions [Poster]
Poster presented at the 2009 ACM/IEEE-CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries. The poster provides some preliminary results on factors that affect the adoption of PREMIS (Preservation Metadata Implementation Strategies) in cultural heritage institutions. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29288/
Experience Talks: Post-Digitization Quality Control Strategies and Tools
This presentation discusses strategies for quality control during the post-digitization phase. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc28348/
Exploration of Adoption of Preservation Metadata in Cultural Heritage Institutions
Paper presented at the 2010 ASIS&T Annual Meeting. This paper discusses preservation metadata and its role in the challenges of long-term access. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29321/
Exploring the Evolving Landscape of Open Access
Presentation for a workshop at the 2013 Open Access Symposium. This presentation discusses the impact of open access for students, the impact of open access on universities, and the impact of open access on publishing practices. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc171452/
Exploring the Texas Revolution Online through The Portal to Texas History
This presentation illustrates examples of items held in The Portal to Texas History collection and how these works contribute to learning about the history of the Texas Revolution. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29792/
Extended Date/Time Format (EDTF) Dates Research Datasets
Two datasets, each with 390,751 date samples from the UNT Libraries' digital collections. These samples were compiled for research regarding the Extended Date/Time Format (EDTF) standard. The first dataset contains a concatenated list of date values from the metadata records in The Portal to Texas History, the UNT Digital Library, and The Gateway to Oklahoma History. The "classified" dataset includes labels expressing whether each date is EDTF-valid and the level of conformance. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc172363/
Facet Forward: Faceted Navigation of Federated Search Results for Cultural Heritage Materials
This presentation discusses the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries' web harvesting system organization. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc28352/