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An Exploratory Analysis of Subject Metadata in the Digital Public Library of America

An Exploratory Analysis of Subject Metadata in the Digital Public Library of America

Date: 2015
Creator: Tarver, Hannah; Phillips, Mark Edward; Zavalina, Oksana & Kizhakkethil, Priya
Description: Paper describing an analysis of subject representation in the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA), an aggregate digital library containing more than 8 million item-level metadata records at the time of the study. The findings provide information about the minimum, maximum, and average number of subjects in records from different hubs and hub types, as well as the distribution of unique subject terms across the entire collection.
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An Exploratory Study of the Description Field in the Digital Public Library of America

An Exploratory Study of the Description Field in the Digital Public Library of America

Date: October 14, 2016
Creator: Tarver, Hannah; Zavalina, Oksana & Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: This paper presents results of an exploratory quantitative analysis regarding the application of a free-text Description metadata element and data values associated with this element.
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Gathering Customer Input Prior to Home Page Redesign: An Ontological Study

Gathering Customer Input Prior to Home Page Redesign: An Ontological Study

Date: 2002
Creator: Alexander, Katherine; Harker, Karen; Higa-Moore, Mori Lou; Mayo, Helen; McKibbon, Shelley & Wilder, Laura
Description: Document accompanying a poster presentation on an ontological study of customer input prior to a home page redesign.
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Getting ETDs off the Calf-Path: Digital Preservation Readiness for Growing ETD Collections and Distributed Preservation Networks

Getting ETDs off the Calf-Path: Digital Preservation Readiness for Growing ETD Collections and Distributed Preservation Networks

Date: June 11, 2009
Creator: Halbert, Martin; Skinner, Katherine & McMillan, Gail
Description: Paper contributed to the 2009 International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs). This paper discusses digital preservation readiness for growing ETD collections and distributed preservation networks.
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How Descriptive Metadata Changes in the UNT Libraries' Collection: A Case Study

How Descriptive Metadata Changes in the UNT Libraries' Collection: A Case Study

Date: 2014
Creator: Tarver, Hannah; Zavalina, Oksana; Phillips, Mark Edward; Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw & Shakeri, Shadi
Description: Paper describing the results of initial research to evaluate general information about how records change in a digital library, using the UNT digital collections as a sample set. The analysis looked at several key concepts including the number of records that have been edited, the number of edits per record, the number of editors per record, the amount of change in file size and in completeness (i.e., values in required fields), and changes in access to digital objects.
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Implementing Name Authority Control into Institutional Repositories: A Staged Approach

Implementing Name Authority Control into Institutional Repositories: A Staged Approach

Date: 2013
Creator: Tarver, Hannah; Waugh, Laura; Phillips, Mark Edward & Hicks, William
Description: Paper written for the 2013 Open Repositories conference about the implementation of name authority in the UNT Digital Library.
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Improving Access to Web Archives through Innovative Analysis of PDF Content

Improving Access to Web Archives through Innovative Analysis of PDF Content

Date: April 2013
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward & Murray, Kathleen R.
Description: This paper discusses improving access to web archives through innovative analysis of PDF content. The paper discusses the overall workflow and describes the tools used to extract document features. Findings suggest opportunities for the development of retrieval tools that will provide new ways of selecting content and building collections from large Web archives.
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Installation and Testing of Selected Digital Asset Management Systems (work area E)

Installation and Testing of Selected Digital Asset Management Systems (work area E)

Date: April 3, 2007
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward & Polyakov, Serhiy
Description: Report for an Institute of Museum and Library Sciences (IMLS) Grant Partner Uplift Project. This report contains installation procedures for the Digital Asset Management Systems (DAMS) identified as the most suitable candidates for the deployment by the Texas Heritage Digitization Initiative (THDI) partners.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Integrating Controlled Vocabularies into Cultural Heritage Digital Collections: The Portal to Texas History Experience

Integrating Controlled Vocabularies into Cultural Heritage Digital Collections: The Portal to Texas History Experience

Date: 2007
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw; Phillips, Mark Edward & Belden, Dreanna
Description: Paper accompanying a poster for the 2007 ASIS&T Annual Conference. Paper discusses the University of North Texas Libraries' digital libraries' implementations experience. It discusses various scenarios and strategies for integrating controlled vocabularies in the uncontrolled digital library world.
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The Issues of Compliance and Interoperability in Integrating Heterogeneous Digital Resources: Lessons from the Texas History Portal

The Issues of Compliance and Interoperability in Integrating Heterogeneous Digital Resources: Lessons from the Texas History Portal

Date: April 2005
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw; Hartman, Cathy Nelson & Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: Paper for the 2005 IS&T Archiving Conference. This article discusses the issues of compliance and interoperability in integrating heterogeneous digital resources and lessons from the Texas History Portal.
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Laying the Groundwork for Newspaper Preservation through Collaboration and Communication: The Texas Digital Newspaper Program

Laying the Groundwork for Newspaper Preservation through Collaboration and Communication: The Texas Digital Newspaper Program

Date: June 2013
Creator: Krahmer, Ana & Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: This paper discusses the history of the Texas Digital Newspaper Program and associated digital newspaper initiatives at the University of North Texas Libraries.
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Lessons Learned: Digitization of Cooke County Ledgers

Lessons Learned: Digitization of Cooke County Ledgers

Date: March 2012
Creator: Barker, Trista; Berrios, Reyes; Fisher, Sarah Lynn; Krahmer, Ana & Tarver, Hannah
Description: This paper describes a grant project to digitize Cooke County, Texas ledgers. The project was funded in part by the National Historic Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) and involves digitizing and hosting several rare and unique collections representative of the Civil War. The UNT Archives partnered with the UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit (DPU), which managed all stages of the digitization. This paper describes and examines the process the DPU implemented to digitize the Cooke County ledger collection; in doing so, it provides insight into the problems one might encounter, as well as recommendations for institutions that may be considering similar digital projects.
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Lessons Learned in Implementing the Extended Date/Time Format in a Large Digital Library

Lessons Learned in Implementing the Extended Date/Time Format in a Large Digital Library

Date: July 2013
Creator: Tarver, Hannah & Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: Paper outlining research regarding date formatting in the UNT digital collections.
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The Lifecycle Management of ETDs Project: Multi Stakeholders National Partnership

The Lifecycle Management of ETDs Project: Multi Stakeholders National Partnership

Date: February 2013
Creator: Stark, Shannon; Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw & Eisenhauer, Stephen
Description: Paper accompanying a poster presentation for the 2013 International iConference. This paper discusses the Lifecycle Management of ETDs project.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Literature Review: Assessment of Cataloging Services in an Academic Library

Literature Review: Assessment of Cataloging Services in an Academic Library

Date: February 18, 2015
Creator: Welch, Rebecca
Description: Paper discussing a literature review on the assessment of cataloging services in an academic library. This paper is part of a Cataloging Survey Project at the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries.
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Measuring the Impact of Preserving Digital Assets

Measuring the Impact of Preserving Digital Assets

Date: June 2012
Creator: Murray, Kathleen R. & Belden, Dreanna
Description: This paper discusses measuring the impact of preserving digital assets.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Meeting the Demands of Digital Scholarship: Challenges and Opportunities

Meeting the Demands of Digital Scholarship: Challenges and Opportunities

Date: 2005
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw; Hartman, Cathy Nelson & Hastings, Samantha Kelly
Description: Paper accompanying a poster presentation for the 2005 ASIS&T Annual Conference. This paper provides an overall scenario in the areas of aggregating a variety of digital formats, archiving digital content, and innovative uses of digital library technologies.
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Metadata: Batch Editing of MARC Records (work area D)

Metadata: Batch Editing of MARC Records (work area D)

Date: May 2, 2007
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward & Polyakov, Serhiy
Description: Report for an Institute of Museum and Library Sciences (IMLS) Grant Partner Uplift Project. This reports workflows developed for the conversion of two sets of metadata records and serves the following objectives: research different avenues for the batch import and export of MARC records from popular integrated library systems, identify tools/software which aids in batch editing of MARC records, and document workflow for batch editing MARC records.
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Metadata Quality: A Phased Approach to Ensuring Long-Term Access to Digital Resources

Metadata Quality: A Phased Approach to Ensuring Long-Term Access to Digital Resources

Date: 2009
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Description: Paper accompanying a poster presentation at the 2009 ASIS&T Annual Meeting. This paper discusses metadata quality and a phased approach to ensuring long-term access to digital resources.
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Modular Curation for ETD Repositories

Modular Curation for ETD Repositories

Date: July 11, 2013
Creator: Schultz, Matt; Eisenhauer, Stephen & Krabbenhoeft, Nick
Description: This paper discusses the Lifecycle Management of ETDs project led by the University of North Texas (UNT) and funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). This paper explains the research methodology the project took to evaluate these various tools, IRs and related submission systems; share findings; and discuss how these findings have solidified implementation improvements for the above mentioned curation technologies (Clam, AV, JHOVE/JHOVE2, DROID & FITS).
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OAI Static Repositories

OAI Static Repositories

Date: May 31, 2007
Creator: Polyakov, Serhiy & Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: Report for an Institute of Museum and Library Sciences (IMLS) Grant Partner Uplift Project. This report gives an overview of the Open Archive Initiative (OAI) static repositories' and their restrictions and conformation rules. Also, intermediation with a Static Repository Gateway, workflows and best practices, and interfaces for the creation of metadata for OAI static repositories
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Open Access and Scholarly Communication: The Current Landscape, Future Direction, and the Influence on Global Scholarship

Open Access and Scholarly Communication: The Current Landscape, Future Direction, and the Influence on Global Scholarship

Date: October 2011
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw; Hastings, Samantha Kelly; Hawamdeh, Suliman M.; McLean, Austin & Rorissa, Abebe
Description: Paper for the 2011 ASIS&T Annual Meeting. This paper discusses open access and scholarly communication and the current landscape, future direction, and the influence on global scholarship.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Open Access Publishing Fees: Responses, Strategies and Emerging Best Practices

Open Access Publishing Fees: Responses, Strategies and Emerging Best Practices

Date: February 2013
Creator: Waugh, Laura
Description: Paper accompanying a poster presentation for the 2013 International iConference. This paper discusses research on open access publishing fees and article processing charges.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Open Source Components, Standards Conformance, and UCD: Building Blocks for Successfully Managing and Enhancing an Established Digital Archive

Open Source Components, Standards Conformance, and UCD: Building Blocks for Successfully Managing and Enhancing an Established Digital Archive

Date: May 2010
Creator: Murray, Kathleen R. & Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: This paper discusses open source components, standard conformance, and UCD as it relates to The Portal to Texas History.
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