Web-Based Survey Research Consent Letter

Web-Based Survey Research Consent Letter

Date: May 31, 2005
Creator: Murray, Kathleen R.
Description: This letter is part of the Web-at-Risk project. The letter introduces participants to what the Web-at-Risk project is and what the study hopes to accomplish.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
User Searches in IMLS DCC Collection Registry: Transaction Log Analysis

User Searches in IMLS DCC Collection Registry: Transaction Log Analysis

Date: 2006
Creator: Zavalina, Oksana
Description: This technical report discusses user searches in IMLS DCC collection registry.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Information
Copyright, Digital Media, and Libraries

Copyright, Digital Media, and Libraries

Date: 1991
Creator: Halbert, Martin
Description: Article offering a brief bibliography on the subject of copyright and digital media in the context of libraries.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Marketing to Your Community: Becoming a Destination

Marketing to Your Community: Becoming a Destination

Date: October 2011
Creator: Sears, Suzanne
Description: This presentation discusses marketing and promoting a library's government documents department. The author explains the marketing strategy as consisting of the Four P's: using Passionate Pro-active Promotions and Presentations to make your documents department a destination for answers. The author offers specific examples of promotional events and items, collaboration with other organizations and libraries, and specific ways that the University of North Texas (UNT) has marketed the benefits of its government documents.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
[Clock Display]

[Clock Display]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a clock display. Multiple clock faces are shown, and a sign is visible that appears to read "Court Hamilton Waco." The photo appears warped.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Doll and Telephone Display]

[Doll and Telephone Display]

Date: 1942
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a doll and telephone display in the North Texas Historical Collection. The image shows three shelves, with the telephone display occupying the middle, and the doll displays occupying the top and bottom levels.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
Prioritization of WAS Enhancement Ideas

Prioritization of WAS Enhancement Ideas

Date: December 21, 2007
Creator: Murray, Kathleen R.
Description: This report is part of the Web-at-Risk project. Several enhancement ideas for future releases of the Web Archiving Service (WAS) have been identified. In order to refine and prioritize these ideas as well as elicit new enhancement ideas, 16 project curators participated in an online exercise between November 27 and December 16, 2007. The exercise employed a Delphi technique that consisted of a series of three online questionnaires, each available for a five or six day period. This report describes the exercise and reports the results.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Focus Group Report: Federal Depository Library Conference - Washington, D.C. - October, 2005

Focus Group Report: Federal Depository Library Conference - Washington, D.C. - October, 2005

Date: March 28, 2006
Creator: Murray, Kathleen R. & Hsieh, Inga K.
Description: This report is part of the Web-at-Risk project. The report includes the following three sections: (a) the methodology used to conduct the focus groups and analyze the data, (b) the detailed results of the analysis organized into phases of the collection development process, and (c) a discussion of the key findings.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
A Curious Collection of Visitors: Travels to Early Modern Cabinets of Curiosity and Museums in England, 1660-1800

A Curious Collection of Visitors: Travels to Early Modern Cabinets of Curiosity and Museums in England, 1660-1800

Date: May 2014
Creator: Puyear, Lauren K.
Description: The idea of curiosity has evolved over time and is a major building-block in the foundation and expansion of museums and their precursors, cabinets of curiosity. These proto-museums began in Italy and spread throughout Europe in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Cabinets of curiosity and museums transformed as visitors traveled to burgeoning collections across the Continent and England. Individuals visited curiosities for a variety of reasons. Some treated outings to collections as social events in which they could see others in their social circles and perhaps rise in social status if seen by the correct people. Others were merely curious and hoped to see rare, astonishing, monstrous, and beautiful objects. Scholars of the era often desired to discover new items and ideas, and discuss scientific and philosophical matters. The British Isles are removed from the main body of Europe, but still play a major role in the history of collecting. A number of private collectors and the eventual foundation of the British Museum contributed seminally to the ever-increasing realm of curiosities and historic, cultural, and scientific artifacts. The collectors and collections of Oxford and London and its surrounding areas, drew a diverse population of visitors to their doors. Individuals, both ...
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries