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Metadata Madness: Quality Issues in Metadata Management

Description: This presentation provides an introductory discussion on metadata quality issues. It outlines factors that influence metadata quality including the resource types, local requirements, collaborators' requirements, and cost issues and addresses how to manage metadata quality.
Date: 2007
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries

Metadata to fit your needs... How much is too much?

Description: This presentation briefly introduces the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries and their mission. It explains the structure of the Digital Projects Unit having the Digital Library and The Portal to Texas History, and discusses their metadata structure and its role in Digital Projects.
Date: March 16, 2009
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries

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

Mining Newspaper Archives

Description: This presentation discusses mining online newspaper archives. The topics in this presentation include the types of information found in these newspapers, the technology and standards for digitizing newspapers and offering effective search and navigation, ways to search, view, and browse the newspapers and how to use the search results.
Date: February 2, 2012
Creator: Carlisle, Tara & Murray, Kathleen R.
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

Moodle for Professional Development to Agricultural Extension Professionals in Africa: Workshop

Description: Presentation for the International Association of Agriculture Information Specialists (IAALD) World Congress. The authors discuss the Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment (Moodle) software package and its use for professional development to agriculture extension professionals in Africa.
Date: July 2013
Creator: Assefa, Shimelis; Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw & Rorissa, Abebe
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries

More Than Just a Job: Student Employee Success in Academic Libraries

Description: Presentation describes how being a student assistant at UNT Libraries impacted Holly Dolan. The presentation also includes perspectives from other student workers, as well as advice on how to improve library programs to ensure the success of student workers. This presentation was shown at the 2015 Texas Library Association Annual Conference.
Date: April 16, 2015
Creator: Dolan, Holly
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries

More Than Just a Job: Student Employee Success in Academic Libraries [Audio]

Description: Audio for presentation describing how being a student assistant at UNT Libraries impacted Holly Dolan. The presentation also includes perspectives from other student workers, as well as advice on how to improve library programs to ensure the success of student workers. This presentation was shown at the 2015 Texas Library Association Annual Conference.
Date: April 16, 2015
Creator: Dolan, Holly
Item Type: Sound
Partner: UNT Libraries

Motivating Student Employees

Description: Presentation for the Student Assistant Supervisors Workgroup on motivating student employees. The author discusses training and orientation, following up, communication, recognition and rewards, the work environment and helpful resources.
Date: 2011
Creator: Leuzinger, Julie
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries

Multiplying by Division: Mapping the Collection at University of North Texas Libraries

Description: Presentation given at the Charleston Conference on November 7, 2015 This presentation focuses on the University of North Texas Libraries' Collection Map, a collection assessment tool used to provide additional data and increased flexibility. The presentation centers on "an assessment-based future" for UNT Libraries and details an improved system in which collections are proactively assessed.
Date: August 7, 2015
Creator: Harker, Karen; Klein, Janette & Crawford, Laurel
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries

Music in the Church Library

Description: Presentation for the 2006 North Texas Chapter of the Church and Synagogue Library Association meeting. This presentation discusses music in the church library.
Date: April 29, 2006
Creator: Hartsock, Ralph
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries

My InfoQuest and the Handheld Librarian

Description: This presentation discusses My InfoQuest, a service that lets you text a question to a librarian and receive a quick response on your mobile device.
Date: October 24, 2009
Creator: Avery, Elizabeth Fuseler
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries

My Texas History Notebook: Interactive Lesson Plans for 4th and 7th Graders Grant Materials

Description: These grant materials were prepared for a project funded by Humanities Texas to develop and present online lesson plans that incorporate the interactive notebook style of learning. This method of teaching combines three pivotal concepts in educational research: spiral curriculum theory, multiple intelligences, and cooperative interaction. This problem-based learning system incorporates preview assignments, multiple intelligences teaching strategies, graphically organized notes, and processing assignments that require students to demonstrate their knowledge. The documents explore the research and methodology behind this style of pedagogy, and the elements of an interactive notebook. A work plan details how the project would work with master teachers to develop this curriculum. The project was funded for $5,000.
Date: March 2010
Creator: Carlisle, Tara & Belden, Dreanna
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries

My Texas History Notebook: Interactive Lesson Plans for Fourth and Seventh Grade - Grant Materials

Description: These grant materials were prepared for a project funded by Humanities Texas to develop and present online lesson plans that incorporate the interactive notebook style of learning. This method of teaching combines three pivotal concepts in educational research: spiral curriculum theory, multiple intelligences, and cooperative interaction. This problem-based learning system incorporates preview assignments, multiple intelligences teaching strategies, graphically organized notes, and processing assignments that require students to demonstrate their knowledge. The documents explore the research and methodology behind this style of pedagogy, and the elements of an interactive notebook. A work plan details how the project would work with master teachers to develop this curriculum. The project was funded for $7,200.
Date: February 2006
Creator: Belden, Dreanna & Hartman, Cathy Nelson
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries