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Metadata Training Needs Assessment: Final Report

Description: Report prepared for the Texas Digital Library (TDL) Metadata Working Group (MWG). In this report, the focus is on the project that was tasked in creating metadata course/modules for beginners and experts alike.
Date: 2011
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries

Organizational Alignment

Description: This paper discusses organizational alignment and digital preservation.
Date: May 23, 2011
Creator: Angevaare, Inge; Gallinger, Michelle; Anderson, Martha; Giaretta, David & Halbert, Martin
Item Type: Paper
Partner: UNT Libraries

Organizational History of The Portal to Texas History, 2011

Description: This document is a brief organizational history for The Portal to Texas History for 2011. This document was used for grant submissions to state or federal funding agencies, or private foundations. This document reflects on strategic directions for the program, as well as the number of collaborative partners for the Portal, and the number of historic documents in the digital library.
Date: 2011
Creator: Belden, Dreanna
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Portal to Texas History Partner List, 2011

Description: This document lists all of the partners of The Portal to Texas History in 2011. These partners were involved in projects and collections that were a part of the Portal.
Date: 2011
Creator: Belden, Dreanna
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries

Elements of a Succession Plan

Description: Poster presented at the 2011 ALA Learning Roundtable Conference. This poster presents information about succession plans. It covers succession plan strategies, competencies for key positions, candidates' skills, and development plans.
Date: 2011
Creator: Brannon, Sian
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries

Selecting and Assessing Practicum Students

Description: This presentation discusses selecting and assessing practicum students, the goals and competencies, learning objectives, and gives examples of necessary skills.
Date: May 27, 2011
Creator: Brannon, Sian
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries

Assessing Student Critical Thinking Skills in Single Library Instruction Class

Description: Presentation for the 2011 Phoenix Staff Development Day discussing how to assess the critical thinking skills of students in single library instruction classes. The challenges and solutions are discussed, as well as a recommendation for, and example of, a library instruction worksheet that can be used.
Date: May 27, 2011
Creator: Byerly, Gayla
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries

Emeritus College Presentation Lecture Notes

Description: These lecture notes accompany a presentation titled 'This Side of the Border: The Mexican Revolution through the Lens of American Photographer Otis Aultman.' The lecture notes discuss the fifty-two presentation slides with the topics and details.
Date: February 17, 2011
Creator: Carlisle, Tara
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries

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

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.
Date: February 17, 2011
Creator: Carlisle, Tara
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Portal to Texas History Usability Test

Description: This presentation discusses a usability test conducted on users of The Portal to Texas History website managed by the University of North Texas. The study looks at the navigation of the Portal website and recruited users that UNT sees as their target audience. This presentation discusses the purpose of the usability testing, the test environment, test methodology, the usability scenario and tasks, user profiles, findings and analysis, and recommendations.
Date: May 2, 2011
Creator: Crane, Kate; Gilmore, Linda; Khammassi, Khouloud & Krahmer, Ana
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries

Documenting Captured Records From Terrorist Organizations

Description: Article discussing documenting captured records from terrorist organizations. This article discusses documenting captured records from terrorist organizations. During the 2003 invasion of Iraq, American forces captured 43,000 boxes of government documents and thousands of hours of previously unknown audio recordings. This article traces the release of these records, archival considerations, political initiatives, effect of these records on protecting the public, and future developments.
Date: 2011
Creator: Gieringer, Morgan Davis
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT Libraries

Collaborative Strategies for Digital Preservation of Newspapers

Description: This presentation discusses collaborative strategies for the digital preservation of newspapers. The University of North Texas (UNT) Texas Digital Newspaper Program (TDNP), the MetaArchive Cooperative, and the Chronicles in Preservation Project are discussed with information on what they do, the importance of newspaper digitization projects, and how collaboration can further efforts in this area.
Date: April 11, 2011
Creator: Halbert, Martin
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries

National Status of Data Management: The DataRes and CLIR/Sloan Research Projects on Data Management Policies and Practices

Description: Presentation discussing the DataRes and the CLIR/Sloan Research Projects on data management policies and practices. This presentation discusses these two collaborating projects researching emerging policies and practices in data management. These research projects are being undertaken by the Council on Library and Information Resources and the University of North Texas (UNT).
Date: November 1, 2011
Creator: Halbert, Martin
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries

Organization of Long-Term Interstellar Distributed Digital Preservation Networks

Description: This presentation discusses the organization of long-term interstellar distributed digital preservation networks. Long term (centuries) management of large growing public bodies of information is both more and less understood. This presentation discusses what we can learn from current efforts to develop long term strategies for digital preservation.
Date: October 1, 2011
Creator: Halbert, Martin
Item Type: Presentation
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
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries

Appendix G: Contingency Plan Outline

Description: This is an appendix to the MetaArchive Final Report. In this appendix, the policy statements address the general requirements and procedures related to the enactment and handling of the MetaArchive Contingency Plan.
Date: November 9, 2011
Creator: Halbert, Martin; Hartman, Cathy Nelson; Skinner, Katherine; Walters, Tyler & Schultz, Matt
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries