Mapping the Southwest Project: Putting the Region's Maps Online

Mapping the Southwest Project: Putting the Region's Maps Online

Date: May 7, 2013
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw; Jones, Jerrell; Hartman, Cathy Nelson; Phillips, Mark Edward; Hodges, Ann & Kadri, Carolyn
Description: This poster discusses the Mapping the Southwest Project, involving putting our region's maps online. The poster includes background information on the project, the project plan, workflow and equipment, and the impacts and lessons learned.
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
Breaking Down the Costs - What are Your Digitization Projects Really Costing?

Breaking Down the Costs - What are Your Digitization Projects Really Costing?

Date: July 10, 2009
Creator: Belden, Dreanna
Description: This presentation discusses the costs and values of digital collections. It looks at the digital collections held at the University of North Texas (UNT) and does a cost comparison of the options based on their choices including the expenses that are related to building their digital collections.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Mapping the Southwest: Final Performance Report

Mapping the Southwest: Final Performance Report

Date: July 31, 2013
Creator: Hartman, Cathy Nelson; Phillips, Mark Edward & Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Description: This report documents the Mapping the Southwest project, led by the University of North Texas (UNT) and with their partner, the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) Libraries Special Collections. The project was supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). This final report briefly describes the Mapping the Southwest project activities and accomplishments in six work areas, and provides a discussion of achievements, issues faced and resolved, and lessons learned that may be of benefit to others. Additional detail is provided in some areas with appendices.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
This Side of the Border: The Mexican Revolution through the Lens of American Photographer Otis A. Aultman

This Side of the Border: The Mexican Revolution through the Lens of American Photographer Otis A. Aultman

Date: February 17, 2011
Creator: Carlisle, Tara
Description: This presentation discusses the Mexican Revolution, as seen through the camera lens of American photographer Otis A. Aultman. In 2009, El Paso Public Library's Archivist Marta Estrada received a grant from the UNT Libraries to digitize a portion of their Otis Aultman Photograph Collection and add it to The Portal to Texas History. El Paso Public Library's collection on the Portal consists of more than 500 digitized glass plate negative photographs that documents the Mexican Revolution through the eyes of Mr. Aultman, many of which have not been seen for a century.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
"Mapping the Southwest": UNT-UTA Collaborative Project

"Mapping the Southwest": UNT-UTA Collaborative Project

Date: May 2012
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw; Jones, Jerrell & Hodges, Ann
Description: This presentation discusses a collaborative project between the University of North Texas (UNT) and the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) to digitize 5,000 historically-significant, rare maps of the American southwest.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Gordon Knox Film Collection: Access to Three Family Collections: How'd We Do It

Gordon Knox Film Collection: Access to Three Family Collections: How'd We Do It

Date: November 19, 2011
Creator: Stanton, Kimberly
Description: This presentation discusses the digitization project of the Gordon Knox film collection. The University of North Texas (UNT) Media Library began working with the donors and assessing the project plan for digitizing this collection in 2007 and the films were made available in the UNT Digital Library in 2010. This presentation describes the strategies, initial challenges, processes, and lessons learned from working on this project.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Re-Purposing of Freely Available Government Documents

Re-Purposing of Freely Available Government Documents

Date: July 23, 2011
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: This presentation discusses the re-purposing of freely available government documents. It specifically describes projects by the University of North Texas Libraries including The Portal to Texas History, collections in the UNT Digital Library, newspaper projects, and the digitization of maps.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
7.5 Minute Quadrangle Project

7.5 Minute Quadrangle Project

Date: October 18, 2010
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: Presentation for the 2010 Depository Library Council Annual Meeting. This presentation discusses the 7.5 minute quadrangle project by the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries' Digital Projects Unit and gives the background, goals, processes, challenges, and next steps.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Mining Newspaper Archives

Mining Newspaper Archives

Date: February 2, 2012
Creator: Carlisle, Tara & Murray, Kathleen R.
Description: This presentation discusses mining online newspaper archives. The topics in this presentation include the types of information found in these newspapers, the technology and standards for digitizing newspapers and offering effective search and navigation, ways to search, view, and browse the newspapers and how to use the search results.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
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