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The Overhaul of Collection Evaluation

Description: Poster presented at the International Association of Aquatic and Marine Science Libraries and Information Centers (IAMSLIC) Annual Conference. This poster discusses research on a project by the UNT Libraries' Collection Development Department on an expanded collection assessment beyond the bounds of accreditation reviews.
Date: October 21, 2013
Creator: Avery, Elizabeth Fuseler & Harker, Karen
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries

Where do users find value?

Description: Presentation on the value of The Portal to Texas History at a symposium at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress, Cultural Heritage Archives: Networks, Innovation & Collaboration. This was part of a session on the users of Cultural Heritage Archival Materials.
Date: September 26, 2013
Creator: Belden, Dreanna & Murray, Kathleen R.
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries

From the Chair: Collaborating for Success

Description: This article is from the 2013 Chair of the American Library Association (ALA) Government Documents Round Table (GODART) discussing collaborating for success.
Date: Autumn 2013
Creator: Sears, Suzanne
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT Libraries

APA Review Library Information Sciences End of Program Exam

Description: Presentation for a University of North Texas (UNT) School of Library and Information Sciences (SLIS) 5900 course. This presentation gives instruction for the American Psychological Association (ALA) citation style for electronic journals.
Date: September 2013
Creator: Whitmer, Susan
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries

History indexes reviewed

Description: Article discussing index characteristics mentioned in reviews of history books appearing in Reviews in History.
Date: September 2013
Creator: Sassen, Catherine
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT Libraries

Combined Library Services Desk: Round Table Discussion

Description: Presentation for a round table discussion at the 2013 Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC) Conference. This presentation discusses combining library service desks.
Date: August 16, 2013
Creator: Hardikar, Bethany; Abrams, Sarah & Whitmer, Susan
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries

Curating the Southwest Region's Maps: UNT-UTA Collaborative Project

Description: Presentation for the 2013 Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC) Conference discussing the Mapping the Southwest project. Mapping the Southwest was a 3-year project (2010-2013) funded by a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) We the People grant. This presentation discusses the background of the project, the goals and activities, impacts, and lessons learned.
Date: August 16, 2013
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw; Phillips, Mark Edward & Hartman, Cathy Nelson
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries

Facilitating Discovery and Long-term Access to Electronic Theses and Dissertations: Notes About Those in Music

Description: Presentation for the 2013 Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC) Conference. In this presentation, the authors discuss facilitating discovery and long-term access to electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) and offer notes about music ETDs.
Date: August 16, 2013
Creator: Hartsock, Ralph; Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw & Justice, Andrew
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries

Mapping the Southwest: Final Performance Report

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.
Date: July 31, 2013
Creator: Hartman, Cathy Nelson; Phillips, Mark Edward & Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries

Open (Flu) Season: A Case Study of The American Influenza Epidemic of 1918: A Digital Encyclopedia

Description: Book chapter discussing a project by the University of Michigan's Center for the History of Medicine (CHM) in partnership with the University of Michigan Library's MPublishing division, to create an open source digital collection of archival, primary, and interpretive materials related to the history of the 1918 influenza pandemic in the United States.
Date: July 31, 2013
Creator: Judkins, Julie
Item Type: Book Chapter
Partner: UNT Libraries

CSLA Gets Social with Facebook and Twitter

Description: Presentation for the 2013 Church and Synagogue Library Association (CSLA) Annual Conference. Timely CSLA information is available through social media and provides members another avenue of communication. This presentation discusses how easy it is for members to learn to use Twitter and Facebook for keeping up to date on library issues and promoting libraries.
Date: July 29, 2013
Creator: Cutchin, Cheryl; Hartsock, Ralph & Shufeldt, Pat
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries

Modular Curation for ETD Repositories

Description: This paper discusses the Lifecycle Management of ETDs project led by the University of North Texas (UNT) and funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). This paper explains the research methodology the project took to evaluate these various tools, IRs and related submission systems; share findings; and discuss how these findings have solidified implementation improvements for the above mentioned curation technologies (Clam, AV, JHOVE/JHOVE2, DROID & FITS).
Date: July 11, 2013
Creator: Schultz, Matt; Eisenhauer, Stephen & Krabbenhoeft, Nick
Item Type: Paper
Partner: UNT Libraries

Studying Ourselves: Libraries and the User Experience at UNT

Description: This presentation was part of a program discussing applications of traditional sociological and anthropological research methods to the study of libraries, librarians and library use. This presentation discusses a user-centered study conducted about the UNT Libraries.
Date: June 30, 2013
Creator: Wahl, Diane
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries

Textbooks Weighing You Down? Check out our E-Readers [Poster]

Description: This poster discusses a grant project for purchasing e-book readers as a way of circulating textbooks to college students at the University of North Texas. The poster includes text, a timeline, graphs, photos of marketing materials, and sample survey questions from the project.
Date: June 30, 2013
Creator: Brannon, Sian & Sears, Suzanne
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries

Collaborative Approach to Address Scholarly Communications and Digital Curation Challenges

Description: Presentation for the Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC) Scholarly Communications and Digital Curation (SCDC) Affinity Group 2013 Summer Meeting. In this presentation, the authors discuss collaborative approaches to address scholarly communications and digital curation challenges.
Date: June 14, 2013
Creator: Helge, Kris; Waugh, Laura & Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries

Encouraging Research and Publication among Academic Librarians

Description: Presentation for the 2013 Library Management Institute Summer Conference. This presentation discusses encouraging research and publication among academic librarians. It covers topics on why support is needed, related surveys and methodology, respondents, and library research committees.
Date: June 2013
Creator: Sassen, Catherine
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries