Metadata Tools and Workflows at the University of North Texas

Metadata Tools and Workflows at the University of North Texas

Date: June 27, 2010
Creator: Tarver, Hannah
Description: This presentation illustrates the metadata tools, workflows, and quality control measures at the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries' Digital Projects Unit.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Breaking Down the Costs - What are Your Digitization Projects Really Costing?

Breaking Down the Costs - What are Your Digitization Projects Really Costing?

Date: July 10, 2009
Creator: Belden, Dreanna
Description: This presentation discusses the costs and values of digital collections. It looks at the digital collections held at the University of North Texas (UNT) and does a cost comparison of the options based on their choices including the expenses that are related to building their digital collections.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Learning from Our Users: Using Assessment to Drive Change

Learning from Our Users: Using Assessment to Drive Change

Date: June 26, 2011
Creator: Wahl, Diane & Avery, Elizabeth Fuseler
Description: This poster discusses using assessments and user feedback in the libraries. The poster illustrates a comparison between LibQUAL+ surveys, focus groups, and ethnographic study results for online students.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
LibQUAL+ Lite at UNT

LibQUAL+ Lite at UNT

Date: June 26, 2011
Creator: Wahl, Diane
Description: This poster discusses the LibQUAL+ Lite survey. It summarizes results and implications relating to survey participation and survey results given at the University of North Texas (UNT).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Information Literacy and YouTube: A Winning Combination for Users and Librarians

Information Literacy and YouTube: A Winning Combination for Users and Librarians

Date: March 31, 2011
Creator: May, Frances A.; Byerly, Gayla & Tharp, Julie
Description: This presentation discusses information literacy and YouTube. The authors describe how they integrate YouTube videos into their basic information literacy instruction sessions.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
National Gaming Day: Planning a successful gaming event

National Gaming Day: Planning a successful gaming event

Date: January 2012
Creator: Robson, Diane & Ross, Bethany
Description: This presentation discusses the American Library Association's (ALA's) National Gaming Day @ your library, a fairly new event created to promote the "educational, recreational, and social value of all types of games". The University of North Texas (UNT) Library has participated for two years and has organized their event to offer fun along with a focus on research and development opportunities available for people interested in all aspects of gaming. In this presentation, the authors detail the planning and organization of National Gaming Day at an academic library.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
RDA: What Cataloging Managers Need to Know

RDA: What Cataloging Managers Need to Know

Date: June 28, 2010
Creator: Miksa, Shawne D., 1969-
Description: This presentation discusses what cataloging managers need to know about Resource Description and Access (RDA). It describes issues related to how RDA is affecting cataloging, what is changing and what is not, where we are and how we got here, the intention of RDA, objectives and principles, its relation to AACR2, and other RDA information.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Information
Annexation of Texas Project

Annexation of Texas Project

Date: June 21, 2003
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: Presentation for the 2003 GODART Preconference at the American Library Association Annual Conference. This presentation outlines the "From Republic to State: Debates and Documents Relating to the Annexation of Texas, 1836-1856" project. This grant funded project involved digitizing 6000 objects.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Recommended Library Contributions to STEM Retention Based on an LIS Interpretation of the Landmark Study, Talking about Leaving: Why Students Leave the Sciences

Recommended Library Contributions to STEM Retention Based on an LIS Interpretation of the Landmark Study, Talking about Leaving: Why Students Leave the Sciences

Date: June 19, 2014
Creator: O'Toole, Erin
Description: Poster presentation for the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference, Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Science and Technology Section Program Poster Session. This poster discusses recommended library contributions to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) retention based on a Library and Information Science (LIS) interpretation of a landmark study.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Access Services Training Techniques

Access Services Training Techniques

Date: June 30, 2014
Creator: Venner, Mary Ann & Ramin, Lilly
Description: Poster for the 2014 American Library Association Annual Conference as part of the Learning Round Table (LearnRT) Training Showcase. This poster presentation discusses librarian training and mentoring techniques.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Web Harvesting in Support of Faculty Research and Environmental Science Digital Library Development

Web Harvesting in Support of Faculty Research and Environmental Science Digital Library Development

Date: July 13, 2009
Creator: Hall, Nathan
Description: This poster presentation discusses the University of North Texas Libraries' process for harvesting web materials and creating a digital library collection with the data obtained.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Evaluating Collections on a Regular Basis

Evaluating Collections on a Regular Basis

Date: June 29, 2014
Creator: Avery, Elizabeth Fuseler & Harker, Karen
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Cataloging that Works: How to Make E-books Findable

Cataloging that Works: How to Make E-books Findable

Date: June 29, 2014
Creator: Sassen, Catherine & Harker, Karen
Description: Presentation for the 2014 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference as part of the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) Cataloging and Classification Research Interest Group sponsored program. This presentation discusses a study on the discoverability of ebooks in library catalogs.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Elements of a Succession Plan

Elements of a Succession Plan

Date: 2011
Creator: Brannon, Sian
Description: 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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Getting Staff Involved: Creating Opportunities for Staff Development, New Services and Increased Productivity

Getting Staff Involved: Creating Opportunities for Staff Development, New Services and Increased Productivity

Date: June 2014
Creator: Venner, Mary Ann
Description: Presentation for the 2014 American Library Association (ALA) annual conference. This presentation discusses getting staff involved and creating opportunities for staff development, new services and increased productivity.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
CTR-NT: A Survey of Local Cataloging Tool and Resource Utilization

CTR-NT: A Survey of Local Cataloging Tool and Resource Utilization

Date: June 28, 2008
Creator: Miksa, Shawne D., 1969-
Description: This presentation discusses a grant project on Cataloging Tools and Resource: North Texas (CTR-NT). The study aimed to discover the extent and utilization of cataloging tools and resources within technical service departments in the public libraries of the North Texas Regional Library System (NTRLS) and the North East Texas Library System (NETLS).
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Information
Cataloger Tasks: Work In Progress

Cataloger Tasks: Work In Progress

Date: January 20, 2012
Creator: Miksa, Shawne D., 1969-
Description: This presentation discusses cataloging tasks, including Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR), Functional Requirements for Authority Data (FRAD), Functional Requirements for Subject Authority Data (FRSAD), and concepts related to the tasks and decisions involved in cataloging.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Information
Video on Demand: Streaming Media in Distance Education

Video on Demand: Streaming Media in Distance Education

Date: June 29, 2008
Creator: Parks, Sue & Stanton, Kimberly
Description: This poster discusses streaming media in distance education.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Textbooks Weighing You Down? Check out our E-Readers [Poster]

Textbooks Weighing You Down? Check out our E-Readers [Poster]

Date: June 30, 2013
Creator: Brannon, Sian & Sears, Suzanne
Description: This poster discusses a grant project for purchasing e-book readers as a way of circulating textbooks to college students at the University of North Texas. The poster includes text, a timeline, graphs, photos of marketing materials, and sample survey questions from the project.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
A For-Fee Scholarly Publishing Service Based in the Library

A For-Fee Scholarly Publishing Service Based in the Library

Date: January 31, 2015
Creator: Hawkins, Kevin S.
Description: Slides from a presentation to the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) Scholarly Communications Interest Group at the 2015 American Library Association (ALA) Midwinter Meeting. This presentation discusses a for-fee scholarly publishing service based in the library.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Sharing Session Handout on Tabletop Game Genre Terms

Sharing Session Handout on Tabletop Game Genre Terms

Date: June 13, 2016
Creator: Yanowski, Kevin; Robson, Diane & Sassen, Catherine
Description: Handout for the American Library Association's Games and Gaming Round Table sharing session "A Winning Game Plan: Using Genre Terms to Enhance Discovery of Tabletop Games" demonstrating bibliographic and genre authority records for tabletop games.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Focus Group Report: ALA, Chicago, June, 2005

Focus Group Report: ALA, Chicago, June, 2005

Date: February 14, 2005
Creator: Murray, Kathleen R.
Description: This report is part of the Web-at-Risk project. This report includes the following three sections: (a) the methodology used to conduct the focus groups and analyze the data, (b) the detailed results of the analysis organized into phases of the collection development process, and (c) a discussion of the key findings.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Libraries and the Research Enterprise: A View from a LIS Educator/Researcher

Libraries and the Research Enterprise: A View from a LIS Educator/Researcher

Date: January 21, 2012
Creator: Moen, William E.
Description: This presentation is part of a panel discussion titled "Academic Libraries as Partners in Research." This presentation discusses libraries, research, and collaboration, with examples and strategies from the point-of-view of a Library and Information Science (LIS) educator and researcher.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Information
Supporting Faculty Scholarly Activity

Supporting Faculty Scholarly Activity

Date: January 21, 2012
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: This presentation is part of a panel discussion titled Academic Libraries as Partners in Research. This presentation discusses how digital libraries can support faculty scholarly activity, with examples and strategies from the UNT Digital Library collections.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
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