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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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Opening Up the Urban Archive: Digital Outreach to Urban Studies Scholars

Opening Up the Urban Archive: Digital Outreach to Urban Studies Scholars

Date: March 2015
Creator: Gieringer, Morgan Davis & Janda, Jaime
Description: Paper for the 2015 Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives Symposium. This paper discusses opening up the urban archive and digital outreach to urban studies scholars.
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Organizational Alignment

Organizational Alignment

Date: May 23, 2011
Creator: Angevaare, Inge; Gallinger, Michelle; Anderson, Martha; Giaretta, David & Halbert, Martin
Description: This paper discusses organizational alignment and digital preservation.
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The Origins of SIG-III and Its 30 Years' Journey: Visions and Reflections

The Origins of SIG-III and Its 30 Years' Journey: Visions and Reflections

Date: October 2012
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw; Carbo, Toni; Caidi, Nadia; Gruzd, Anatoliy & Rorissa, Abebe
Description: This paper discusses the origins of the Special Interest Group for International Information Issues (SIG-III) of the American Society for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) and its early years.
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Parsing Records from TSLAC ARIS Database into XML: Notes (Work Area B.2 - B.4)

Parsing Records from TSLAC ARIS Database into XML: Notes (Work Area B.2 - B.4)

Date: December 15, 2006
Creator: Plumer, Danielle; Phillips, Mark Edward & Polyakov, Serhiy
Description: Report for an Institute of Museum and Library Sciences (IMLS) Grant Partner Uplift Project. The report describes parsing records from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) Archives and Information Services (ARIS) database into XML files, creating XML schemas, and mapping elements to simple Dublin core schema.
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Patron Driven Acquisitions: Or I Wish I Knew Then...

Patron Driven Acquisitions: Or I Wish I Knew Then...

Date: August 2012
Creator: Avery, Elizabeth Fuseler & Harker, Karen
Description: This paper accompanies a poster presentation on patron driven acquisitions. The ups and downs of initiating and assessing a patron acquisitions program at the University of North Texas (UNT) will be highlighted. Emphasis will be placed on changing the philosophy of collection development, how to start the program (through a jobber or direct), coordinating print and electronic acquisitions processes, and assessing the first year's purchases.
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Piercing the Curtain: One Composer's Penetration into Eastern European Music Festivals: An Introduction to the Music of Gloria Coates

Piercing the Curtain: One Composer's Penetration into Eastern European Music Festivals: An Introduction to the Music of Gloria Coates

Date: February 18, 2005
Creator: Hartsock, Ralph
Description: Paper presented at the 2005 Women in Music/Contemporary Music Roundtable at the Music Library Association Annual Conference. This paper discusses the music of Gloria Coates and her radio program in Germany.
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Preliminary Models for a Database of Composition Styles of Twentieth Century Composers

Preliminary Models for a Database of Composition Styles of Twentieth Century Composers

Date: February 25, 1992
Creator: Hartsock, Ralph
Description: Paper for the 1992 Music Library Association Contemporary Music Subject Access Roundtable Meeting. This paper discusses preliminary models for a database of composition styles of twentieth century composers.
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PREMIS Event Service

PREMIS Event Service

Date: June 9, 2011
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward; Schultz, Matt & Nordstrom, Kurt
Description: This paper discusses the PREMIS Event Service. The University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries have created a digital library infrastructure that is designed using the Curation Micro Services methodology for building repositories. Based on modular components designed for reuse and re-configuration the authors propose a general-purpose preservation event logging system using the PREMIS Event and Agent data model. An example implementation developed with the Django Web framework and employing RESTful design patterns with the Atom Publishing Protocol is described.
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Preserving Access to Government Websites: Development and Practice in the CyberCemetery

Preserving Access to Government Websites: Development and Practice in the CyberCemetery

Date: May 26, 2008
Creator: Hoffman, Starr
Description: This paper discusses the development and practice in the CyberCemetery. In the late 1990's, online U.S. government information was appearing and disappearing at a rapid pace. In 1999, the University of North Texas Libraries (UNT) formed a partnership with the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) to address this issue by archiving electronic government websites. This archive, known as the CyberCemetery, provides permanent public access to the websites and publications of defunct U.S. government agencies and commissions. This partnership between UNT and GPO has expanded to include the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). This paper covers the CyberCemetery's development and the process of identifying, capturing, and publishing content in the archive.
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Presidential End of Term Web Harvest Lessons Learned

Presidential End of Term Web Harvest Lessons Learned

Date: 2005
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: This paper discusses web harvesting and the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries' Presidential End of Term Web Harvest Project in which they captured government websites for archiving. In this paper, the author describes what web harvesting is, gives information on the project, and links and tools.
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