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Metadata Madness: Quality Issues in Metadata Management

Metadata Madness: Quality Issues in Metadata Management

Date: 2007
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Description: This presentation provides an introductory discussion on metadata quality issues. It outlines factors that influence metadata quality including the resource types, local requirements, collaborators' requirements, and cost issues and addresses how to manage metadata quality.
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Metadata Quality Assurance: The University of North Texas Libraries' Experience

Metadata Quality Assurance: The University of North Texas Libraries' Experience

Date: 2009
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw & Tarver, Hannah
Description: Presentation on issues related to metadata quality management and demonstrates a number of tools, workflows, and quality assurance mechanisms employed by 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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Music in the Church Library

Music in the Church Library

Date: April 29, 2006
Creator: Hartsock, Ralph
Description: Presentation for the 2006 North Texas Chapter of the Church and Synagogue Library Association meeting. This presentation discusses music in the church library.
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My InfoQuest and the Handheld Librarian

My InfoQuest and the Handheld Librarian

Date: October 24, 2009
Creator: Avery, Elizabeth Fuseler
Description: This presentation discusses My InfoQuest, a service that lets you text a question to a librarian and receive a quick response on your mobile device.
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Needs Assessment Toolkit

Needs Assessment Toolkit

Date: May 2005
Creator: Murray, Kathleen R.
Description: This presentation discusses the needs assessment toolkit created for the Web-at-Risk project. This presentation outlines the details related to the web archive development process and the activities related to the needs assessment.
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Nuts & Bolts: Preserving Digital Content at the University of North Texas

Nuts & Bolts: Preserving Digital Content at the University of North Texas

Date: June 2008
Creator: Hartman, Cathy Nelson & Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: This presentation discusses the preservation and digitization of content at the University of North Texas (UNT). The topics include a background of the digital initiatives at the UNT Libraries, the organization of the digital initiatives, the collaborative projects, the collections held by the UNT Libraries, and areas of research.
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The Portal to Texas History

The Portal to Texas History

Date: October 24, 2009
Creator: Murray, Kathleen R.
Description: This presentation presents information about The Portal to Texas History, a digital gateway to cultural heritage collections in Texas. This presentation discusses the IOGENE project, the research processes involved in developing The Portal to Texas History, the research with genealogists, and shows illustrations of the contents of The Portal to Texas History.
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The Portal to Texas History

The Portal to Texas History

Date: 2009
Creator: Hartman, Cathy Nelson & Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: This presentation describes how The Portal to Texas History was started, the processes involved, and how the IOGENE project developed. It discusses the many planning phases and reasons for the decisions that were made and illustrates the outcomes and how The Portal to Texas History works.
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The Portal to Texas History: Harnessing Technology to Enable Collaboration with Small Museums and Libraries

The Portal to Texas History: Harnessing Technology to Enable Collaboration with Small Museums and Libraries

Date: 2005
Creator: Hartman, Cathy Nelson & Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: This presentation discusses how The Portal to Texas History is harnessing technology to enable collaboration with small museums and libraries. This presentation includes information on the workflows, planning, metadata elements, and goals for the Portal project.
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Preserving Born-Digital Government Information: UNT's Congressional Research Service Reports Archive

Preserving Born-Digital Government Information: UNT's Congressional Research Service Reports Archive

Date: October 27, 2006
Creator: Glenn, Valerie & Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: This presentation describes the University of North Texas' Congressional Research Services (CRS) Report Archive project. The idea is to capture all CRS reports made available on the web and archive them in one searchable and browsable spot.
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Preserving Our Collective Digital History

Preserving Our Collective Digital History

Date: March 11, 2009
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: This presentation introduces the mission and the roles of the departments in the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries and focuses on the infrastructure of the Digital Projects Unit.
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Preserving Public Government Information: The 2008 End of Term Crawl Project

Preserving Public Government Information: The 2008 End of Term Crawl Project

Date: December 9, 2008
Creator: Grotke, Abigail; Phillips, Mark Edward & Barnum, George
Description: This presentation explains the End of Term Presidential Harvest, a collaborative project to preserve U.S. Government web sites at the end of the 2008 Presidential election. The Library of Congress, Internet Archive, California Digital Library, University of North Texas, and the US Government Printing Office were the participating organizations for this project.
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Real World Metadata Management with the University of North Texas Libraries' Metadata Analysis Tool

Real World Metadata Management with the University of North Texas Libraries' Metadata Analysis Tool

Date: 2007
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: This presentation gives a brief introduction to the University of North Texas Libraries' digital initiatives, their collections and projects, what metadata management is, and metadata analysis tools.
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Research, Rummage, and Reconnoiter: Online Exploration at The Portal to Texas History

Research, Rummage, and Reconnoiter: Online Exploration at The Portal to Texas History

Date: March 8, 2007
Creator: Belden, Dreanna
Description: This presentation discusses what The Portal to Texas History is and the benefits that it provides to the community and to educators. It also illustrates how to use The Portal to Texas History, shows examples of the collections, and discusses future goals.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Rolling Your Own Digital Library System

Rolling Your Own Digital Library System

Date: 2008
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: This presentation discusses the topic of building your own digital library system. It explains why the University of North Texas built their own system and some of the initial challenges and the advantages associated with the process.
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Teaching Information Literacy: A Performance Based Cycle

Teaching Information Literacy: A Performance Based Cycle

Date: December 2007
Creator: Downey, Annie & Byerly, Gayla
Description: This presentation discusses teaching information literacy and a project to assess student searching skills. It includes background information on the project, discusses the performance cycle of information literacy, active teaching, learning, and assessing, student navigation skills, and software and strategies.
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Teaching With The Portal to Texas History

Teaching With The Portal to Texas History

Date: October 13, 2006
Creator: Belden, Dreanna
Description: This presentation discusses The Portal to Texas History and how the collections and resources for educators are used to enhance learning and as teaching aids.
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Turning Challenges into Opportunities: How Law Libraries Can Capture and Preserve Government Web Resources

Turning Challenges into Opportunities: How Law Libraries Can Capture and Preserve Government Web Resources

Date: July 17, 2007
Creator: Hartman, Cathy Nelson
Description: This presentation discusses issues for law libraries and how law libraries can capture and preserve government web resources. It gives a background and new issues encountered when collecting web published resources, research, and collection development planning tools.
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Update on Digitization at the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries

Update on Digitization at the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries

Date: February 22, 2008
Creator: Belden, Dreanna
Description: This presentation gives an update on the digital collection at the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries in their Digital Collection and The Portal to Texas History in 2008.
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Update on Digitization Projects at the University of North Texas (UNT)

Update on Digitization Projects at the University of North Texas (UNT)

Date: February 13, 2009
Creator: Belden, Dreanna
Description: This presentation gives an update on the Digital Library and The Portal to Texas History collections held by the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries in 2009 and the future projects planned.
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URL Nominating Tool

URL Nominating Tool

Date: July 8, 2008
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: This presentation gives an overview of the URL Nominating TOOL project and defines some of the associated key concepts. It explores the entity attribute value data model, URL's and SURTs, and batch imports.
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User-Centered Design for Humanities Collections within a Digital Library

User-Centered Design for Humanities Collections within a Digital Library

Date: October 17, 2008
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward & Murray, Kathleen R.
Description: This presentation discusses the infrastructure of the Digital Projects Unit at the University of North Texas (UNT) and the IOGENE project. There are illustrated examples and discussion about the challenges faced with the IOGENE user studies.
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Using Archival Resource Keys (ARKs) for Persistent Identification

Using Archival Resource Keys (ARKs) for Persistent Identification

Date: June 5, 2008
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: This presentation discusses the usefulness of an Archival Resource Key (ARK) and how the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries and the Digital Projects Unit use ARKs in their system.
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