Simple Ways to Add Active Learning to Your Library Instruction

Simple Ways to Add Active Learning to Your Library Instruction

Date: 2008
Creator: Downey, Annie; Ramin, Lilly & Byerly, Gayla
Description: This paper discusses library instruction. Assessments are recommended to determine the effectiveness of student learning. This paper also discusses a project by the UNT Libraries' in which they developed software to assess library instruction, called Library Instruction Software for Assessment (LISA) and the outcome of that study.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Introduction to Metadata

Introduction to Metadata

Date: April 14, 2010
Creator: Tarver, Hannah
Description: Presentation on what metadata is, the differences in syntax and semantics in metadata, and examples of associations and organizations that have developed metadata schemas.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Reducing Service Points in the Academic Library: How to Provide Quality Customer Service in the Face of Budget Cuts

Reducing Service Points in the Academic Library: How to Provide Quality Customer Service in the Face of Budget Cuts

Date: April 2013
Creator: Leuzinger, Julie
Description: This paper discusses how to provide quality customer service in the face of budget cuts.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
"Mapping the Southwest" Project: Collaboration for Curation of Wide-format Items

"Mapping the Southwest" Project: Collaboration for Curation of Wide-format Items

Date: April 2013
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Description: This presentation discusses the 'Mapping the Southwest' project and the collaboration for curation of wide-format items.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Collaborating in Tough Times: Responding to State Cuts

Collaborating in Tough Times: Responding to State Cuts

Date: April 18, 2012
Creator: LaBoon, Jennifer D.; Ewell, Lana; Sears, Suzanne; Leuzinger, Julie & Wright, Adam
Description: This presentation was for a panel session with librarians from school, public, academic, and the North Texas Library Partners (NTLP) at the Texas Library Association (TLA) annual conference. In this presentation, the authors discuss collaboration strategies during difficult financial periods and funding cuts.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
The E-Quality Service Model: Collaboration between the Reference and Circulation departments as a means to improve the library experience for distance education patrons in an academic library

The E-Quality Service Model: Collaboration between the Reference and Circulation departments as a means to improve the library experience for distance education patrons in an academic library

Date: April 16, 2008
Creator: Ramin, Lilly & Leuzinger, Julie
Description: This presentation discusses collaboration between the reference and circulation departments as a means to improve the library experience for distance education patrons in an academic library. The two authors give perspectives from the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Creating Space for Transition: A space study for an overcrowded library

Creating Space for Transition: A space study for an overcrowded library

Date: April 13, 2011
Creator: Leuzinger, Julie
Description: Presentation for the Texas Library Association (TLA) Annual Conference. In the presentation, the author discusses creating study space for an overcrowded library.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
From Baristas to Books: Creating and Managing a Blended Service Desk

From Baristas to Books: Creating and Managing a Blended Service Desk

Date: October 5, 2012
Creator: Leuzinger, Julie
Description: Invited presentation for the Texas Library Association (TLA) District 7 annual meeting. The author discusses creating and managing a blended service desk and the strategies and approaches of the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Library Education via Distance Learning: Implications for the Profession

Library Education via Distance Learning: Implications for the Profession

Date: April 17, 2010
Creator: Leuzinger, Julie
Description: Presentation for the Texas Library Association (TLA) annual conference. The author discusses library education via distance learning and the implications for the profession.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Quality Customer Service on a Budget

Quality Customer Service on a Budget

Date: April 24, 2013
Creator: Venner, Mary Ann
Description: Presentation on offering quality customer service on a budget. The author explains how the UNT Libraries improved workflows and services offered while cutting expenditures.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
The Importance of the Cover Letter: Why a Resume is not Enough

The Importance of the Cover Letter: Why a Resume is not Enough

Date: April 2011
Creator: Leuzinger, Julie
Description: This presentation discusses the importance of including a well-written cover letter with a resume. The author points out why a resume is not enough when applying for a job and offers guidelines for how to successfully write a cover letter.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Archiving Web-published Materials

Archiving Web-published Materials

Date: April 13, 2007
Creator: Murray, Kathleen R.
Description: Handout accompanying a presentation for the 2007 Texas Library Association (TLA) Annual Conference on the Web-at-Risk project and the Web Archiving Service (WAS).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Digitization 101

Digitization 101

Date: April 11, 2011
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward; Moore, Jeremy D. & Hall, Nathan
Description: This document discusses digitization processes, including computer hardware, setting up the computer with Windows XP, setting up Windows 7 for digital projects, identifiers, folder management, standards, scanning, and digital preservation.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Digitization 101

Digitization 101

Date: April 12, 2011
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: This presentation introduces topics related to digital libraries, including digital asset management, metadata, controlled vocabularies, and digital preservation.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Reference Beyond the Desk: Nontraditional Modes of Reference

Reference Beyond the Desk: Nontraditional Modes of Reference

Date: April 15, 2011
Creator: Thomsett-Scott, Beth
Description: This presentation discusses virtual reference services in libraries. The topics include virtual reference systems, with examples of what other institutions have adopted, collaborative virtual reference services with examples, and how reference librarians away from their desk and even off campus have developed new referencing services.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Hello RDA, Goodbye AACR2!

Hello RDA, Goodbye AACR2!

Date: April 15, 2008
Creator: Miksa, Shawne D., 1969-
Description: This presentation is part of the pre-conference for the Texas Library Association Annual Conference. This presentation introduces the conference and offers information on the agenda. The presentation also discusses talking points and issues relating to the Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules (AACR2), Resource Description and Access (RDA), Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR), and Functional Requirements for Authority Data (FRAD).
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Information
Social Cataloging; social catalogers

Social Cataloging; social catalogers

Date: April 18, 2012
Creator: Miksa, Shawne D., 1969-
Description: This presentation discusses social cataloging, how social tagging affects cataloging. In this presentation, the author discusses the implications and questions raised about social cataloging, a review of the research, the characteristics of the studies on social tagging and cataloging, and how social cataloging works.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Information
From AACR2 to RDA: an Update

From AACR2 to RDA: an Update

Date: April 14, 2010
Creator: Miksa, Shawne D., 1969-
Description: This presentation gives an update on the Anglo-American Cataloging Rules 2 (AACR2) and Resource Description and Access (RDA). In this presentation, the author discusses what is changing with RDA and what isn't, the functionality of the catalog, user's experience with functionality, what RDA allows us to do, and cataloger tasks.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Information
Social Tagging Bibliography

Social Tagging Bibliography

Date: April 17, 2012
Creator: Miksa, Shawne D., 1969-
Description: This document is an extensive, but not comprehensive, bibliography of articles pertaining to social tagging and library catalogs between 2006-2012, mostly peer-reviewed sources, arranged chronologically.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Information
Web 2.0 and 3.0: Technology and Legal Pitfalls

Web 2.0 and 3.0: Technology and Legal Pitfalls

Date: April 8, 2014
Creator: Helge, Kris
Description: Presentation on Web 2.0 and 3.0 and technology and legal pitfalls.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Using Primary Sources to Enrich Class Research

Using Primary Sources to Enrich Class Research

Date: April 11, 2014
Creator: Carlisle, Tara; Leuzinger, Julie & Sears, Suzanne
Description: Presentation for the Texas Library Association Annual Conference Government Documents Round Table on using primary sources to enrich class research.
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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Connect With Your Part-Time Library Staff: Using Learning Styles to Individualize Training

Connect With Your Part-Time Library Staff: Using Learning Styles to Individualize Training

Date: 2011
Creator: Leuzinger, Julie
Description: Presentation discussing ways in which supervisors can individualize their training of part-time library staff based on individual learning styles. Training techniques currently in practice at the University of North Texas (UNT), Willis Library, for part-time shelvers will be demonstrated as well as assessment methods utilized to determine the effectiveness of staff training.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
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