Beyond Google: Promoting Digitized Primary Sources in First-Year Writing

Beyond Google: Promoting Digitized Primary Sources in First-Year Writing

Date: March 15, 2013
Creator: Krahmer, Ana
Description: This presentation discusses promoting digitized primary sources in research. Topics include the background and interest in the subject, key term definitions, examples of items and usage, National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) K-12 teaching resources, and FYC application.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Communicating Organizational Commitment to Long-Term Sustainability through a Trusted Digital Repository Self-Audit

Communicating Organizational Commitment to Long-Term Sustainability through a Trusted Digital Repository Self-Audit

Date: August 15, 2016
Creator: Krahmer, Ana
Description: This presentation provides an overview of the UNT Libraries' self-audit using criteria from the Trusted Repositories Audit and Certification checklist. It contains an overview of the structure of this self-audit, explores the documents generated and auited, and examines the challenges and solutions as revealed by this process.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit
Improving Access Points for Local History Preservation by Listening to Users

Improving Access Points for Local History Preservation by Listening to Users

Date: July 27, 2016
Creator: Krahmer, Ana
Description: This paper discusses the role user experience (UX) research can play in representing and preserving local history and cultural identity, and it concludes with pragmatic advice about how UX can inform metadata design in future projects.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit
What Can We Learn from a Statewide Collection of newspaper PDFs?

What Can We Learn from a Statewide Collection of newspaper PDFs?

Date: August 11, 2016
Creator: Krahmer, Ana
Description: Presentation for the 2016 IFLA News Media Satellite Meeting. This presentation examines the statewide collection of newspaper PDFs through the Texas Digital Newspaper Program at UNT to support preservation and access planning at UNT Libraries.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit
User Experience of Access Points: Eye-tracking, Metadata, and Usability Testing

User Experience of Access Points: Eye-tracking, Metadata, and Usability Testing

Date: May 2016
Creator: Krahmer, Ana
Description: This doctoral dissertation applies user experience and complex systems theory, combining eye-tracking data with verbal and observational data from user test instances, to study the effectiveness of metadata records that accompany digital primary source objects available on The Portal to Texas History.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit
Collaborative Preservation Scaled to Serve the Texas Press Association

Collaborative Preservation Scaled to Serve the Texas Press Association

Date: August 16, 2015
Creator: Krahmer, Ana
Description: This presentation provides an overview of the Texas Digital Newspaper Program and its partnership with the Texas Press Association archive.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit
Expanding the Scale of PDF Preservation to Accomodate a State Press Association through the Texas Digital Newspaper Program

Expanding the Scale of PDF Preservation to Accomodate a State Press Association through the Texas Digital Newspaper Program

Date: April 14, 2015
Creator: Krahmer, Ana
Description: This presentation discusses the development of the Texas Digital Newspaper Program as it expands to include larger collaborations, such as the Texas Press Association Archive.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit
Defining What Preservation Through Access Means in Digitizing Community Newspapers

Defining What Preservation Through Access Means in Digitizing Community Newspapers

Date: August 9, 2012
Creator: Krahmer, Ana & Howe, Joseph
Description: Poster presented at the 2012 NTLP Annual Conference on Library Technology. This poster discusses what preservation through access means in digitizing community newspapers.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Making the Most Out of Collaboration: Partnerships & Grant Applications for Long-Term Preservation

Making the Most Out of Collaboration: Partnerships & Grant Applications for Long-Term Preservation

Date: December 16, 2016
Creator: Castillo, Amy
Description: This presentation discusses the collaboration between Tarleton Library and Stephenville Public Library for a grant to digitize two early newspapers previously only available on microfilm, and collaborative partnership models for digital preservation of materials and grant applications.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit
Texas Digital Newspaper Program Issue Dataset for IFLA/Rootstech Analysis

Texas Digital Newspaper Program Issue Dataset for IFLA/Rootstech Analysis

Date: January 16, 2014
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward & Krahmer, Ana
Description: This dataset contains the descriptive metadata harvested from the Texas Digital Newspaper Program collection on The Portal to Texas History and is accompanied by a dataset derived from the harvested metadata. This dataset was used for an IFLA Newspaper Section and Rootstech presentation.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Newspaper Preservation through Collaboration and Communication: The Texas Digital Newspaper Program

Newspaper Preservation through Collaboration and Communication: The Texas Digital Newspaper Program

Date: August 14, 2013
Creator: Krahmer, Ana & Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: Presentation discussing the history and background, external support, communication, technology, and workflow of The Texas Digital Newspaper Program at the University of North Texas Libraries.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Digitizing Newspapers with the Quartz A0 Scanner

Digitizing Newspapers with the Quartz A0 Scanner

Date: September 2014
Creator: Fisher, Sarah Lynn & Krahmer, Ana
Description: Presentation for the 2014 National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) Awardee Conference. This presentation discusses digitizing newspapers with the Quartz A0 scanner.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Texas Digital Newspaper Program Data: What we gather, and how we use it

Texas Digital Newspaper Program Data: What we gather, and how we use it

Date: February 4, 2014
Creator: Krahmer, Ana & Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: Presentation for the IFLA International Newspaper Conference. This presentation discusses the Texas Digital Newspaper Program, its target audiences, and the collection and use of the data.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Research from Many Angles: Evaluating Usage and Impact of Digital Newspapers in the Texas Digital Newspaper Program

Research from Many Angles: Evaluating Usage and Impact of Digital Newspapers in the Texas Digital Newspaper Program

Date: February 4, 2014
Creator: Krahmer, Ana & Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: Paper for the 2014 IFLA International Newspapers Conference. This paper discusses evaluating usage and impact of digital newspapers in the Texas Digital Newspapers Program (TDNP).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Texas Newspaper PDF Preservation: A Low-Cost Solution with Tremendous Value

Texas Newspaper PDF Preservation: A Low-Cost Solution with Tremendous Value

Date: August 7, 2014
Creator: Krahmer, Ana & Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: Paper accompanying a presentation for the 2014 International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) World Library and Information Congress General Conference. This paper discusses Texas newspaper PDF preservation and low-cost solutions with tremendous value.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Texas Newspaper PDF Preservation: A Low-Cost Solution with Tremendous Value [Presentation]

Texas Newspaper PDF Preservation: A Low-Cost Solution with Tremendous Value [Presentation]

Date: August 20, 2014
Creator: Krahmer, Ana & Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: Presentation for the 2014 International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) World Library and Information Congress General Conference and Assembly. This presentation discusses Texas newspaper PDF preservation and low-cost solutions with tremendous value.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Communicating Organizational Commitment to Long-Term Sustainability through a Trusted Digital Repository Self-Audit

Communicating Organizational Commitment to Long-Term Sustainability through a Trusted Digital Repository Self-Audit

Date: July 27, 2016
Creator: Krahmer, Ana & Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: This paper provides an overview of the UNT Libraries' self-audit using criteria from the Trusted Repositories Audit and Certification checklist. It contains an overview of the structure of this self-audit, explores the documents generated and auited, and examines the challenges and solutions as revealed by this process. This paper also contains findings specifically related to the digital newspaper and news video content.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit
Exploratory Analysis of Born-Digital Newspaper Content

Exploratory Analysis of Born-Digital Newspaper Content

Date: October 31, 2016
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward & Krahmer, Ana
Description: This paper reports on exploratory investigations by the Texas Digital Newspaper Program to understand aggregate patterns in the generation of born-digital news editions by analyzing technical metadata extracted from the 3 million pages currently in the preservation collection.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit
Portal Partner Update

Portal Partner Update

Date: September 20, 2012
Creator: Carlisle, Tara; Krahmer, Ana & Liles, Deborah
Description: This presentation was given at a dinner celebrating The Portal to Texas History. The presentation describes recent projects, discusses feedback from Portal users, describes the work of the Texas Digital Newspaper Program, and provides examples of how graduate students have used The Portal to Texas History for their research.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Shaping User Experience

Shaping User Experience

Date: April 1, 2012
Creator: Krahmer, Ana; Crane, Kate & Carlisle, Tara
Description: This handout accompanies a workshop presentation about shaping user experience. The topics of the workshop include usability testing, iterative design, and digital libraries. This handout outlines the topics that will be covered with a timeline of the activities, glossary of terminology used, worksheets, and references.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Shaping User Experience

Shaping User Experience

Date: March 2012
Creator: Krahmer, Ana; Crane, Kate & Carlisle, Tara
Description: This presentation is part of a conference workshop about shaping user experience. The topics of the presentation include usability testing, iterative design, and digital libraries.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Lone Star Ink: Texas NDNP 2011: Grant Materials

Lone Star Ink: Texas NDNP 2011: Grant Materials

Date: January 2011
Creator: Krahmer, Ana; Belden, Dreanna & Hartman, Cathy Nelson
Description: These grant materials were prepared for the National Digital Newspaper Program, a project funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to provide access to historic American Newspapers. The Library of Congress serves as the technical adviser for the NDNP. The Award funded digitization of Texas historical newspapers. For the grant, UNT served as the lead institution and partnered with the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History at the University of Texas. This proposal was funded for $324,980.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
The Portal to Texas History Usability Test

The Portal to Texas History Usability Test

Date: May 2, 2011
Creator: Crane, Kate; Gilmore, Linda; Khammassi, Khouloud & Krahmer, Ana
Description: This presentation discusses a usability test conducted on users of The Portal to Texas History website managed by the University of North Texas. The study looks at the navigation of the Portal website and recruited users that UNT sees as their target audience. This presentation discusses the purpose of the usability testing, the test environment, test methodology, the usability scenario and tasks, user profiles, findings and analysis, and recommendations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
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