"Who Is This?": Moving from Authority Control to Identity Management

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Article describing name authority practices in institutional repositories at three universities -- University of North Texas, Texas A&M University, and the University of Arizona -- and how processes have been adapted in digital libraries to incorporate or be more compatible with linked data.

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Graham, Suzanne May 2018.

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  • Main Title: "Who Is This?": Moving from Authority Control to Identity Management
  • Added Title: University of North Texas Name App
  • Added Title: Texas A&M University Scholars@TAMU
  • Added Title: Identity Management at the University of Arizona

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Article describing name authority practices in institutional repositories at three universities -- University of North Texas, Texas A&M University, and the University of Arizona -- and how processes have been adapted in digital libraries to incorporate or be more compatible with linked data.

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[4] p.

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  • AALL Spectrum, May/June 2018. Chicago, IL: American Association of Law Libraries

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  • Publication Title: AALL Spectrum
  • Volume: 22
  • Issue: 5
  • Page Start: 24
  • Page End: 27

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Name Authority Files in the UNT Libraries' Digital Collections (Presentation)

Name Authority Files in the UNT Libraries' Digital Collections

Presentation as part of a panel titled "From Authority Control to Identity Management: Managing--Not Controlling" at the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) 2017 annual conference. These slides provide an overview of name authority control in the UNT Libraries' Digital Collections, including authority creation, authority records and their structured data, and entering names in the metadata editing system.

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Name Authority Files in the UNT Libraries' Digital Collections, ark:/67531/metadc987486

Implementing Name Authority Control into Institutional Repositories: A Staged Approach (Paper)

Implementing Name Authority Control into Institutional Repositories: A Staged Approach

Paper written for the 2013 Open Repositories conference about the implementation of name authority in the UNT Digital Library.

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Implementing Name Authority Control into Institutional Repositories: A Staged Approach, ark:/67531/metadc172365

Identity Management at the University of North Texas (Article)

Identity Management at the University of North Texas

Brief history of name authority in the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries' Digital Collections, including the development and use of a local name authority database for creators associated with the UNT community. This text was part of the article "Who Is This: Moving from Authority Control to Identity Management" published in the May/June 2018 issue of AALL Spectrum.

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Identity Management at the University of North Texas, ark:/67531/metadc1281827

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Graham, Suzanne. "Who Is This?": Moving from Authority Control to Identity Management, article, May 2018; Chicago, Illinois. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1596981/: accessed February 24, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit.