Research, Rummage, and Reconnoiter: Online Exploration at The Portal to Texas History

Research, Rummage, and Reconnoiter: Online Exploration at The Portal to Texas History

Date: March 8, 2007
Creator: Belden, Dreanna
Description: This presentation discusses what The Portal to Texas History is and the benefits that it provides to the community and to educators. It also illustrates how to use The Portal to Texas History, shows examples of the collections, and discusses future goals.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
The Portal to Texas History: Harnessing Technology to Enable Collaboration with Small Museums and Libraries

The Portal to Texas History: Harnessing Technology to Enable Collaboration with Small Museums and Libraries

Date: 2005
Creator: Hartman, Cathy Nelson & Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: This presentation discusses how The Portal to Texas History is harnessing technology to enable collaboration with small museums and libraries. This presentation includes information on the workflows, planning, metadata elements, and goals for the Portal project.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
[West Portal]

[West Portal]

Date: unknown
Creator: Gough, Ray
Description: Photograph of the West portal on the Lady of Chartres Cathedral in Chartres, France. The top arch of the portal is visible in the foreground. The archway is decorated with carved stone figures.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
[Cathedral St. Etienne]

[Cathedral St. Etienne]

Date: unknown
Creator: Gough, Ray
Description: Photograph of the Cathedral St. Etienne in Cahors, France. In the foreground, the North portal of the cathedral is visible. The North portal is a large doorway covered by a deep archway. The building exterior is decorated with stone carvings. The portal is blocked by a street and a metal fence in this photograph.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Implementing a Robust Architecture for a Centralized Portal System

Implementing a Robust Architecture for a Centralized Portal System

Date: January 2005
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Description: Poster presented at the 2005 ALISE Annual Conference. This poster discusses the architecture for a centralized portal system.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
[Round Portal]

[Round Portal]

Date: June 1984
Creator: Gough, Ray
Description: Photograph of a round portal in the Yu Garden of Shanghai, China. The portal is set in a white wall with black carvings on top. The portal leads to a stone pathway guarded by a lion statue in the background.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Traditional House in Historic Bastakiya Neighborhood, Calligraphy Center

Traditional House in Historic Bastakiya Neighborhood, Calligraphy Center

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: The view is a close detail of the heavy wooden doorway and its decorative carving.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Traditional House in Historic Bastakiya Neighborhood

Traditional House in Historic Bastakiya Neighborhood

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: The view is of the facade of a traditional style house in the historic neighborhood of Bastakiya in Dubai. The raking view is from the southeast direction. Blind arcades decorate the surface of the facade and an extended entrance is topped with a series of pierced panels.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Stamp and Coin Museum, Bastakiya Neighborhood

Stamp and Coin Museum, Bastakiya Neighborhood

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: The detail view is of the painted foliate decoration inside the blind multi-lobed arch above the portal.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Stamp and Coin Museum, Bastakiya Neighborhood

Stamp and Coin Museum, Bastakiya Neighborhood

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: This view shows the entrance to the museum with its decoration and columns and the multi-lobed blind arch in the tympanum area within the alfiz.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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