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Discover America's Cultural Heritage Collections on the Web

Description: This presentation discusses The Portal to Texas History and the University of North Texas (UNT) Digital Library collections. It also discusses the invisible internet, other Texas digital collections, other large digital collections, major digital collections in other states, subscription databases, and gives strategies for searching all of these databases.
Date: February 25, 2010
Creator: Belden, Dreanna
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Portal to Texas History and Digital Projects at UNT

Description: This presentation discusses the two digital collections in the UNT Libraries, The Portal to Texas History and the Digital Library. It discusses the benefits of these collections, how the partnerships work with organizations who contribute to the collections, and gives examples of the projects and items within these two collections.
Date: July 15, 2010
Creator: Belden, Dreanna
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries

Collaboration in Practice: Megadata Happens

Description: This presentation discusses The Portal to Texas History and how collaborations with other organizations has helped add to the collection. In this presentation, the author illustrates examples from The Portal to Texas History with information about metadata management, quality issues, and the automated systems in place by the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries' Digital Projects Unit.
Date: June 6, 2008
Creator: Belden, Dreanna
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Life Cycle of Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Description: This presentation discusses the life cycle of electronic theses and dissertations. The presentation includes a look at ETD programs today, definitions of lifecycle management, ETD lifecycle management challenges, and the IMLS ETD Lifecycle Management Project.
Date: February 24, 2012
Creator: Halbert, Martin
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

The UNT Libraries Website Redesign 2011-2012: Project Plan

Description: This report documents the project plan for the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries' website redesign. This report discusses why the redesign is necessary the scope of the work to be excluded, stakeholders, project phases, deliverables, and major milestones, assumptions, constraints, and risks.
Date: November 3, 2011
Creator: Weng, Neena; Hicks, William & Thomale, Jason
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries

Web Collection Plan Overview: Considerations for Project Curators

Description: This report is part of the Web-at-Risk project. The guidelines in this document are intended to assist the Web-at-Risk's project's curators in developing plans for the collections they will create using the project's Web Archiving Service (WAS). A web collection typically consists of a group of web-sites related by a common subject, theme, or event. Librarians will notice that some familiar concepts and practices from collection planning for print materials easily transfer to collection planning for web-published materials while some new concepts and unfamiliar practices are introduced. To effectively manage collections of web-published materials, it is good practice to either create new plans or modify existing collection plans to address these concepts and practices.
Date: August 24, 2006
Creator: Murray, Kathleen R. & Hsieh, Inga K.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries

Collection Planning Guidelines

Description: This report is part of the Web-at-Risk project. The Web-at-Risk project is developing a Web Archiving Service (WAS) that will enable the project's partner institutions to act as archive agencies that will assist the project's curators in building and managing archived collections of web-published materials.
Date: May 31, 2006
Creator: Murray, Kathleen R. & Hsieh, Inga K.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries

Content Producer Interview Questionnaire

Description: This document is an interview, questionnaire for the Web-at-Risk project. The purpose of this interview is to explore the issues information publishers or content producers have regarding web archives. The purpose of this discussion is to elicit the needs and thoughts of the users regarding web archives of materials created by a third party, such as a universal library.
Date: May 31, 2005
Creator: Murray, Kathleen R.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries

Collection Plan Guidelines for Project Curators

Description: This report is part of the Web-at-Risk project. These policy and planning documents typically guide collection management within libraries and archives. Some familiar concepts and practices from collection development for non-digital materials easily transfer to collection development for web-based materials while some new concepts and unfamiliar practices are introduced. To effectively manage web collections, it is good practice to either create new policies and plans or modify existing collection policies and plans.
Date: May 9, 2006
Creator: Murray, Kathleen R. & Hsieh, Inga K.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries

Content Provider Interviews: Summary Report

Description: This report is part of the Web-at-Risk project. This report summarizes the results of the interviews with content providers. Section 2 identifies the interview methodology. Section 3 describes the results and Section 4 discusses the major findings.
Date: April 10, 2006
Creator: Murray, Kathleen R.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries

Research Consent Script for Telephone Interviews

Description: This document is a consent form for telephone interviews that are part of the Web-at-Risk project. This paper describes the purpose of the interview and what the Web-at-Risk project is, with a place for consent to be interviewed and a signature.
Date: May 31, 2005
Creator: Murray, Kathleen R.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries

Needs Assessment Toolkit: Guidelines and Data Collection Tools

Description: This report is part of the Web-at-Risk project. The Web-at-Risk project is one of eight digital preservation projects funded in 2004 by the Library of Congress. Each of the projects represents a collaborative effort to preserve for future generations born-digital or digitized cultural heritage materials and collections. The Web-at-Risk project is a 3-year collaborative effort of the California Digital Library, the University of North Texas (UNT), and New York University. The project will develop a Web Archiving Service that enables curators to build collections of web-published materials. The content will be collected largely from US federal and state government agencies, but will also include political policy documents, campaign literature, and information surrounding political movements. The project work will be conducted along four paths of overlapping activities. The Web-at-Risk Project work paths include (1) Content identification, selection, and acquisition; (2) Content harvest and analysis; (3) Content ingest, retention, and transfer; and (4) Partnership building.
Date: May 31, 2005
Creator: Murray, Kathleen R.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries

Focus Group Report: California Digital Library, Oakland, CA, August 31, 2005

Description: This report is part of the Web-at-Risk project. This report includes the following three sections: (a) the methodology used to conduct the focus groups and analyze the data, (b) the detailed results of the analysis organized into phases of the collection development process, and (c) a discussion of the key findings.
Date: March 21, 2006
Creator: Murray, Kathleen R. & Hsieh, Inga K.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries

APA Review: Citing Social Media and Websites

Description: Presentation at the University of North Texas (UNT) for the research fellows from the National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad, Pakistan. This presentation discusses citing social media and websites.
Date: February 2014
Creator: Whitmer, Susan
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries

Library and Information Science End of Program Exam Survival Tips

Description: Presentation for a University of North Texas (UNT) School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) 5900 course. This presentation discusses library and information science end of program exam survival tips and how to write three 2500 word essays in one week.
Date: February 2014
Creator: Whitmer, Susan
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries