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Integrating Folksonomies into Cultural Heritage Digital Collections: The Challenges and Opportunities of Web 2.0

Description: In this presentation, the author defines Folksonomy and the advantages and disadvantages of Folksonomy. He begins with a background on information retrieval and changing technologies, discusses trends in technologies, and explains the use of tags and Folksonomy.
Date: 2008
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw & Hastings, Samantha Kelly
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries

Interpreting MARC: Where's the Bibliographic Data?

Description: Article discussing the notion that viewing MARC from a modern technological perspective leads to interpretive problems such as a confusion of "bibliographic data" with "catalog records."
Date: September 21, 2010
Creator: Thomale, Jason
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT Libraries

Introduction: International Information Issues and ASIS&T

Description: Article introducing a special section of the Bulletin of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) featuring interviews, discussions of ASIS&T chapters and SIGs roles, networking activities, and past and current organizational initiatives.
Date: Summer 2014
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw & Rorissa, Abebe
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT Libraries

Introduction to Metadata

Description: Presentation on what metadata is, the differences in syntax and semantics in metadata, and examples of associations and organizations that have developed metadata schemas.
Date: April 14, 2010
Creator: Tarver, Hannah
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries

Introduction to METS: UNT Libraries' Tech Talks

Description: This Tech Talk presentation explores METS. The Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard (METS) is an initiative of the Digital Library Federation. Maintained by the Library of Congress, it provides a standard vocabulary and set of data structures for encoding hierarchical digital object content and metadata. In this presentation the author explains more about these parts of METS, and discusses how METS may be applicable to digital collections in the UNT Libraries.
Date: October 16, 2007
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries

Introduction to the UNT Digital Collections

Description: Presentation on the University of North Texas (UNT) Digital Library and The Portal to Texas History. The topics include featured collections in The Portal to Texas History and in the UNT Digital Library, and the special collections of maps and their features and usage.
Date: October 1, 2011
Creator: Tarver, Hannah
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Issues of Compliance and Interoperability in Integrating Heterogeneous Digital Information Resources: Lessons from Texas History Portal [Poster]

Description: Poster presented at the 2005 IS&T Archiving Conference. This poster describes issues related to portal building and explores compliance and interoperability issues. It also assesses the current status and the emerging trends in innovative uses of portal technologies and provides an overall scenario.
Date: January 2005
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw; Hartman, Cathy Nelson & Phillips, Mark Edward
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries

It Starts at the Top: Developing a Motivational Leadership Style That Moves Mountains

Description: This presentation describes a variety of successful changes within the University of North Texas Libraries' Access Services such as re-organizing the structure of the department, establishing new services, and accomplishing projects. Stages of change from idea to implementation and the facilitation of communication throughout the process will be discussed.
Date: November 17, 2016
Creator: Keshmiripour, Setareh & Venner, Mary Ann
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries

It Takes A Village To Save The Web: The End Of Term Web Archive

Description: Article discussing the End of Term Web Archive, a collaborative project of the Library of Congress, the Internet Archive, the University of North Texas, the California Digital Library, and the United States Government Printing Office.
Date: 2012
Creator: Seneca, Tracy; Grotke, Abigail; Hartman, Cathy Nelson & Carpenter, Kris
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT Libraries

jEdit

Description: This Tech Talks presentation discusses the jEdit text editor. jEdit is an open-source text editor available online which is used within the Digital Projects Lab for programming and for editing XML metadata files. In this Tech Talk, Metadata Librarian Hannah Tarver describes some of the ways that jEdit can be customized to make editing quicker and easier for documents that use mark-up languages or plain text.
Date: February 2010
Creator: Tarver, Hannah
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries

E-Journals Support at the UNT Libraries

Description: Report on e-journal support options for the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries. This report discusses staffing, support levels required to meet faculty expectations, and subsequent plans for next steps.
Date: 2011
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward; Weng, Neena; Jansing, Dianne; Waugh, Laura & Luetkemeyer, John
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries

JSTOR: Preservation, Storage, Access

Description: This presentation discusses JSTOR, the scholarly journal archive. The author discusses the JSTOR mission of preservation, storage, and access.
Date: April 11, 2007
Creator: Leuzinger, Julie
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries

Just-in-Time: Redefining Your Collection Development Philosophy

Description: Presentation given at the Texas Library Association (TLA) Annual Conference in April 2015. The presentation centers on the University of North Texas Libraries, highlighting their issues in collection development, and steps that were taken to combat those issues. This presentation also displays information on UNT Libraries' "ABCD" Philosophy or Access-Based Collection Development Philosophy. Additionally, the implementation of a new plan, the evaluation of the plan, the challenges, and benefits are all outlined.
Date: April 2015
Creator: Crawford, Laurel; Condrey, Coby & Miller, Erin
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries