NDNP at UNT: Building Open Access To Our Heritage

NDNP at UNT: Building Open Access To Our Heritage

Date: August 16, 2013
Creator: Weidner, Andrew
Description: This presentation discusses the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) at the University of North Texas (UNT). The author gives a background of the project, discusses the production, the data and workflow, collaboration efforts, and helpful software tools.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Processing Non-English Content

Processing Non-English Content

Date: September 27, 2012
Creator: Weidner, Andrew
Description: This presentation was presented at the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) Awardee Conference in Washington, D.C. The presentation describes the NDNP New Mexico project's experience encoding ALTO OCR file language codes to enable enhanced discovery of its Spanish language content on the Chronicling America website.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Newspaper Metadata Manual

Newspaper Metadata Manual

Date: 2013
Creator: Weidner, Andrew
Description: This document describes the process that the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries' Digital Newspaper Unit (DNU) uses to create metadata for the scanned newspapers published on The Portal to Texas History as part of the Texas Digital Newspaper Program (TDNP). High quality metadata helps users find what they want more quickly. Over time, accurate descriptive metadata fosters trust among the Portal's user community.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Pancho Villa and the Battle of Columbus: Frontiers in Digital Newspapers

Pancho Villa and the Battle of Columbus: Frontiers in Digital Newspapers

Date: June 29, 2012
Creator: Weidner, Andrew
Description: This poster discusses frontiers in digital newspapers. Since early 2011, the University of New Mexico and the University of North Texas have been engaged in a historical newspaper digitization project. The endeavor is part of the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP): a long-term project coordinated by the Library of Congress with the goal of digitizing 100,000 pages of historical newspapers from each of the 50 states and publishing them to the Web at Chronicling America.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Web Browser Automation With Selenium IDE

Web Browser Automation With Selenium IDE

Date: March 28, 2012
Creator: Weidner, Andrew
Description: This Tech Talk presentation discusses web browser automation with Selenium IDE. The presenter covers the basics of Selenium IDE, examples of its use, and a demonstration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Automated NDNP Quality Review

Automated NDNP Quality Review

Date: September 12, 2013
Creator: Weidner, Andrew
Description: Presentation for the 2013 National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) Awardee Conference in Washington D.C. This presentation discusses automated processes and ensuring quality for the NDNP at the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Digital Curation Tools: Metadata Enhancement with Selenium IDE

Digital Curation Tools: Metadata Enhancement with Selenium IDE

Date: February 2013
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw & Weidner, Andrew
Description: Poster presented at the 2013 iConference. This poster discusses metadata enhancement with Selenium IDE.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Metadata Quality Enhancement for Large Digital Collections: Web Browser Automation with Selenium IDE

Metadata Quality Enhancement for Large Digital Collections: Web Browser Automation with Selenium IDE

Date: May 24, 2012
Creator: Weidner, Andrew & Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Description: Poster presented at the 2012 TCDL Annual Conference. This poster discusses metadata quality enhancement for large digital collections.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Unplug Your Mouse: Workflow Automation with AutoHotkey

Unplug Your Mouse: Workflow Automation with AutoHotkey

Date: February 20, 2013
Creator: Weidner, Andrew & Wilson, Robert John
Description: This Tech Talk presentation discusses workflow automation with AutoHotkey. AutoHotkey provides an easy to use scripting language for assigning multiple actions to a single key command, or hotkey. The AutoHotkey syntax also supports programming constructs and the creation of graphical user interfaces for developing complex applications. This Tech Talk will demonstrate how to write AutoHotkey scripts and give examples of how the Digital Projects Unit is using the software to streamline repetitive tasks.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Workflow Tools for Digital Curation

Workflow Tools for Digital Curation

Date: April 17, 2013
Creator: Weidner, Andrew & Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Description: This article discusses workflow tools for digital curation.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
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