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Achieving Financial Sustainability: Are We Asking the Wrong Questions?

Description: While technology has made producing copies of digital content almost entirely free, there is no escaping that publishing, according to most definitions of the term, still requires time and money. Any publishing service offered by a library must find a way to achieve financial sustainability—that is, operate without losing money. However, even "losing money" is a tricky concept, especially when taking into account varying definitions of operating expenses (overhead costs) under different models for auxiliary services. Libraries are by their very nature cost centers, providing services without the expectation of recovering revenue, and are usually part of larger organizations that similarly provide services under partial or full subsidies. While libraries are often comfortable with charging for convenience services and for services to those outside their designed community of users, careful thought should be given to which costs a publishing service-or any new service-should be expected to recover.
Date: August 12, 2016
Creator: Hawkins, Kevin S.
Partner: UNT Libraries

At Risk: Capturing and Preserving Web Resources

Description: This presentation discusses the Web-at-Risk project and the issues related to capturing and preserving web resources. It introduces collection development issues, organization and metadata issues, and the findings that support the needs for a web archiving service.
Date: June 12, 2006
Creator: Hartman, Cathy Nelson & Murray, Kathleen R.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Automated NDNP Quality Review

Description: Presentation for the 2013 National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) Awardee Conference in Washington D.C. This presentation discusses automated processes and ensuring quality for the NDNP at the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries.
Date: September 12, 2013
Creator: Weidner, Andrew
Partner: UNT Libraries

Comics in Academia

Description: Panel presented at the 2017 Comicpalooza. This panel discusses comics in academia through the lens of library exhibitions and programing, combining comics and textbooks, and the use of comics as a new rhetorical and multimodal method for exploring narrative.
Date: May 12, 2017
Creator: Martin, John Edward; Gehring, Krista & Helms, Jason
Partner: UNT Libraries

Community-Driven Approaches to Digital Preservation

Description: This presentation discusses community-driven approaches to digital preservation. The authors state the importance of collaboration and who is collaborating and how. In addition, information on some core principles of collaborative preservation and what these look like in practice.
Date: August 12, 2011
Creator: Halbert, Martin & Skinner, Katherine
Partner: UNT Libraries

Digitization 101

Description: This presentation introduces topics related to digital libraries, including digital asset management, metadata, controlled vocabularies, and digital preservation.
Date: April 12, 2011
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries

From Common to Commons: Repurposing a Traditional Reading Room at the University of North Texas Science and Technology Library [Handout]

Description: This handout accompanies a presentation for the Texas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Librarians Conference. The handout and presentation explain a project to repurpose a traditional reading room at the University of North Texas (UNT) Science and Technology Library.
Date: July 12, 2011
Creator: O'Toole, Erin
Partner: UNT Libraries

From Common to Commons: Repurposing a Traditional Reading Room at the University of North Texas Science and Technology Library [Presentation]

Description: Presentation for the Texas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Librarians Conference. This presentation discusses repurposing a traditional reading room at the University of North Texas (UNT) Science and Technology Library.
Date: July 12, 2011
Creator: O'Toole, Erin
Partner: UNT Libraries