Beyond Size and Search: Building Contextual Mass in Digital Aggregations for Scholarly Use

Beyond Size and Search: Building Contextual Mass in Digital Aggregations for Scholarly Use

Date: October 2010
Creator: Palmer, Carole L.; Zavalina, Oksana & Fenlon, Katrina
Description: This paper discusses building contextual mass in digital aggregations for scholarly use.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Information
What Does Transaction Log Data Tell About Collection-Level Subject Access?

What Does Transaction Log Data Tell About Collection-Level Subject Access?

Date: 2010
Creator: Zavalina, Oksana
Description: This paper accompanies a poster presentation on what transaction log data tells us about collection-level subject access. This paper reports results of the quantitative and qualitative study of a systematic sample of transaction log data that recorded user interactions with a large-scale aggregation of cultural heritage digital collections over a period of one year.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Information
Role of Collection-Level Subject Metadata in Subject Access to Digital Collections in Aggregations

Role of Collection-Level Subject Metadata in Subject Access to Digital Collections in Aggregations

Date: June 2011
Creator: Zavalina, Oksana
Description: This presentation discusses collection-level subject metadata in subject access to digital collections in aggregations. This was presented at the 18th International Conference "Libraries and Information Resources in the Modern World of Science, Culture, Education, and Business" in Sudak, Ukraine.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Information
The Role of Collection-Level Subject Metadata in Subject Access to Digital Collections in Aggregations

The Role of Collection-Level Subject Metadata in Subject Access to Digital Collections in Aggregations

Date: 2011
Creator: Zavalina, Oksana
Description: This paper presents a new area of research in library and information sciences - investigation into collection-level subject metadata that describes entire digital collections as integral wholes - and reports results of the multi-method exploratory study combining comparative content analysis of collection-level subject metadata in three large-scale aggregations of digital collections in the USA and Europe, transaction log analysis of user interactions with one of these portals, as well as interviews and observations of aggregation users.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Information
What Does Transaction Log Data Tell about Collection-Level Subject Access?

What Does Transaction Log Data Tell about Collection-Level Subject Access?

Date: 2010
Creator: Zavalina, Oksana
Description: This poster presents information about what transaction log data can tell about about collection-level subject access. This poster includes the research questions, methods findings and future research involved in investigating transaction log data and collection-level subject access.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Information
Free-Text Collection-Level Metadata in Large-Scale Digital Libraries: A Comparative Content Analysis

Free-Text Collection-Level Metadata in Large-Scale Digital Libraries: A Comparative Content Analysis

Date: September 23, 2011
Creator: Zavalina, Oksana
Description: This presentation includes audio/video media and discusses metadata. This presentation reports results of the study that used an in-depth comparative content analysis to assess free-text collection-level subject metadata in three large-scale digital cultural heritage aggregations in the United States and Europe.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Information
Assessing Descriptive Substance in Free-Text Collection-Level Metadata

Assessing Descriptive Substance in Free-Text Collection-Level Metadata

Date: September 2008
Creator: Zavalina, Oksana; Palmer, Carole L.; Jackson, Amy S. & Han, Myung-Ja
Description: This paper discusses assessing descriptive substance in free-text collection-level metadata. This paper reports on a content analysis of collection records in an aggregation of cultural heritage collections.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Information
Free-Text Collection-Level Subject Metadata in Large-Scale Digital Libraries: A Comparative Content Analysis

Free-Text Collection-Level Subject Metadata in Large-Scale Digital Libraries: A Comparative Content Analysis

Date: 2011
Creator: Zavalina, Oksana
Description: This paper reports results of the study that used an in-depth comparative content analysis to assess free-text collection-level subject metadata in three large-scale digital cultural heritage aggregations in the United States and Europe.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Information