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
[Handout to Accompany Poster on Implementation of a New Date/Time Standard]

[Handout to Accompany Poster on Implementation of a New Date/Time Standard]

Date: May 7, 2013
Creator: Tarver, Hannah
Description: Handout with supplementary information to accompany the poster "Implementation of a New Date/Time Standard in Digital Library Metadata." In includes examples of dates that meet Extended Date/Time Format (EDTF) standards, examples of problems encountered when normalizing date displays for users, additional statistics related to already-valid dates in the digital collections at the time that the standards were formally adopted, and links to online materials.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Ode to Controlled Vocabulary

Ode to Controlled Vocabulary

Date: March 2009
Creator: Tarver, Hannah
Description: This poem pays homage to controlled vocabularies. It describes the importance of using controlled vocabularies and why it is a respected and utilized.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
[Controlled Vocabulary Graphic]

[Controlled Vocabulary Graphic]

Date: September 22, 2012
Creator: Tarver, Hannah
Description: This graphic expresses kinds of controlled vocabularies as a continuum of least to most complex and illustrates how different vocabularies are related; it includes notes describing the image on a separate page. The slide was used as a visual aid at a workshop during THATCamp (The Humanities and Technology Camp) as part of the Digital Frontiers conference at UNT Libraries.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Scanning TRAIL Project Technical Reports: A Workflow for a Large-Scale Collaborative Digitization Effort

Scanning TRAIL Project Technical Reports: A Workflow for a Large-Scale Collaborative Digitization Effort

Date: May 7, 2013
Creator: Tarver, Hannah
Description: Poster illustrating the workflow used in the University of North Texas (UNT) Digital Projects Unit to digitize large numbers of TRAIL (Technical Report and Image Library) documents.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Implementation of a New Date/Time Standard in Digital Library Metadata

Implementation of a New Date/Time Standard in Digital Library Metadata

Date: May 7, 2013
Creator: Tarver, Hannah
Description: Poster illustrating issues involved in fully-implementing the Extended Date/Time Format (EDTF) standards in the UNT Libraries' digital collections, comprising The Portal to Texas History, the UNT Digital Library, and The Gateway to Oklahoma History.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
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: September 4, 2013
Creator: Tarver, Hannah
Description: Presentation on the implementation of the Extended Date/Time Format (EDTF) within the University of North Texas (UNT) digital collections, including the results of an analysis performed in February 2013. It provides a summary of the kinds of date formats in the EDTF with examples from the digital collections, a description of methods used to implement and utilize the machine-readability of the format, and an overview of reasons that other institutions may want to consider switching to the EDTF.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Implementing the Extended Date/Time Format in Digital Collections

Implementing the Extended Date/Time Format in Digital Collections

Date: August 16, 2013
Creator: Tarver, Hannah
Description: Presentation on the implementation of the Extended Date/Time Format (EDTF) within the University of North Texas (UNT) digital collections. It includes a summary of the kinds of date formats in the EDTF with examples from the digital collections, a description of methods used to implement and utilize the machine-readability of the format, and an overview of reasons that other institutions may want to consider switching to the EDTF.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Stretching Schemas: Flexible Metadata for Diverse Collections

Stretching Schemas: Flexible Metadata for Diverse Collections

Date: May 27, 2011
Creator: Tarver, Hannah
Description: Presentation on metadata schemas and utilizing flexibility in the metadata to address the needs of diverse collections.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Better Guidelines, Better Functionality: How Metadata Supports the Cycle of System Improvement at the University of North Texas

Better Guidelines, Better Functionality: How Metadata Supports the Cycle of System Improvement at the University of North Texas

Date: 2010
Creator: Tarver, Hannah
Description: Paper on how metadata supports the cycle of system improvements at the University of North Texas (UNT).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
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