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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
The Future is in the Preservation Metadata

The Future is in the Preservation Metadata

Date: 2003
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Description: This presentation discusses the issue of digital preservation and how metadata provides a critical part of the solution to the preservation challenges from detecting preservation threats to promoting preventative measures.
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
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
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