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The Origins of SIG-III and Its 30 Years' Journey: Visions and Reflections

Description: This presentation discusses the origins of SIG-III and its 30 years' journey. In light of the 75th American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Anniversary Celebration and the 30th celebration of International Information Issues (III), the participants on this panel will discuss the origins of the Special Interest Group for International Information Issues (SIG-III) of ASIS&T and its early years. In addition to the reflections of the last 30 years, the authors look forward and discuss the future of the SIG.
Date: October 2012
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Origins of SIG-III and Its 30 Years' Journey: Visions and Reflections

Description: This paper discusses the origins of the Special Interest Group for International Information Issues (SIG-III) of the American Society for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) and its early years.
Date: October 2012
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw; Carbo, Toni; Caidi, Nadia; Gruzd, Anatoliy & Rorissa, Abebe
Item Type: Paper
Partner: UNT Libraries

"Mapping the Southwest": UNT-UTA Collaborative Project

Description: This presentation discusses a collaborative project between the University of North Texas (UNT) and the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) to digitize 5,000 historically-significant, rare maps of the American southwest.
Date: May 2012
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw; Jones, Jerrell & Hodges, Ann
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries

The WFAA and WBAP Sheet Music Collections at the University of North Texas Music Library

Description: This document narrates a presentation given at the national meeting of the Music Library Association in Dallas, Texas in 2012. The report gives details about sheet music collections that can be found in the University of North Texas' music library as well as a brief history about what has been played on the radio and how it has evolved.
Date: 2012
Creator: Arnold, Donna M.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries

Setting S.M.A.R.T. Goals For Smart Staff Development

Description: This presentation discusses setting goals for staff. This presentation will talk about writing SMART goals that are clear and achievable and that meet the needs of the organization and its individuals for training.
Date: July 9, 2012
Creator: Avery, Elizabeth Fuseler
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries

Getting to know you... LEAP

Description: This presentation discusses LEAP and getting to know students, mentors, and the University of North Texas (UNT) College of Information faculty.
Date: December 8, 2012
Creator: Avery, Elizabeth Fuseler & Batman, Cindy
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries

Patron Driven Acquisitions: Or I Wish I Knew Then...

Description: This paper accompanies a poster presentation on patron driven acquisitions. The ups and downs of initiating and assessing a patron acquisitions program at the University of North Texas (UNT) will be highlighted. Emphasis will be placed on changing the philosophy of collection development, how to start the program (through a jobber or direct), coordinating print and electronic acquisitions processes, and assessing the first year's purchases.
Date: August 2012
Creator: Avery, Elizabeth Fuseler & Harker, Karen
Item Type: Paper
Partner: UNT Libraries

Patron Driven Acquisitions: Or I Wish I Knew Then... [Poster]

Description: This poster discusses patron driven acquisitions. The ups and downs of initiating and assessing a patron acquisitions program at the University of North Texas (UNT) will be highlighted. Emphasis will be placed on changing the philosophy of collection development, how to start the program (through a jobber or direct), coordinating print and electronic acquisitions processes, and assessing the first year's purchases.
Date: August 2012
Creator: Avery, Elizabeth Fuseler & Harker, Karen
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries

Studying Distance Students: Methods, Findings, Actions

Description: In this presentation, the authors discuss methods for assessing the needs of distance students and for effectively gathering input, emphasizing technology that did and did not work. The authors also identify ways to evaluate what was learned and to work with librarians and faculty.
Date: April 20, 2012
Creator: Avery, Elizabeth Fuseler & Wahl, Diane
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries

Book Reviews in an Electronic Age

Description: Poster presented at the 2012 IAMSLIC Annual Conference. This poster discusses research on book reviews in marine and aquatic journals to gain insight into the characteristics of the reviews and their value to librarians and research.
Date: August 2012
Creator: Avery, Elizabeth Fuseler; Heil, Kathy & Wiest, Natalie H., 1948-
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries

Lessons Learned: Digitization of Cooke County Ledgers

Description: This paper describes a grant project to digitize Cooke County, Texas ledgers. The project was funded in part by the National Historic Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) and involves digitizing and hosting several rare and unique collections representative of the Civil War. The UNT Archives partnered with the UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit (DPU), which managed all stages of the digitization. This paper describes and examines the process the DPU implemented to digitize the Cooke County ledger collection; in doing so, it provides insight into the problems one might encounter, as well as recommendations for institutions that may be considering similar digital projects.
Date: March 2012
Creator: Barker, Trista; Berrios, Reyes; Fisher, Sarah Lynn; Krahmer, Ana & Tarver, Hannah
Item Type: Paper
Partner: UNT Libraries

Organizational History of The Portal to Texas History, 2012

Description: This one page document is a brief organizational history for The Portal to Texas History for 2012. 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: 2012
Creator: Belden, Dreanna
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries

Measuring the Impact of Preserving Digital Assets

Description: This presentation discusses measuring the impact of preserving digital assets. This presentation reports the initial findings of a study of the impact of digitizing assets, specifically: (a) a framework of impact areas and indicators and (b) findings for the Portal's content partners and users.
Date: June 13, 2012
Creator: Belden, Dreanna & Murray, Kathleen R.
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries