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MINES for Libraries© @ UNT Libraries: Final Report

Description: This report summarizes the University of North Texas Libraries' results from the MINES for Libraries© survey protocol from January 2015 to December 2019. The intention of the survey was to learn more about the usage of the Library's online resources, and the resulting data is robust and useful for longitudinal trends.
Date: October 20, 2020
Creator: Harker, Karen
Partner: UNT Libraries

High-Quality Diet of Journals: Comparison of Top-ranked with Most-used Journals at a Large Academic Library

Description: Presentation is a follow-up on work from the UNT Libraries regarding compiled data from the Journal Citation Reports (JCR) and its comparison to UNT holdings. Journal usage data has been added to provide a more complete answer to the original question posed previously. The presentation focuses less on the technology and steps for gathering this data, and more on the results and the limitations of such an analysis. It was presented at the Cross Timbers Library Collaborative Conference held on August 7, 2020.
Date: August 7, 2020
Creator: Hergert, Christopher; Byrne, Sephra & Harker, Karen
Partner: UNT Libraries

Making It Local: Developing a Local Usage Collection System

Description: Presentation on the creation of a locally-based system for collecting and displaying electronic resource usage data at the UNT Libraries. The process is discussed in-depth with goals, next steps, and links to tools and documentation. It was presented at the Electronic Resources & Libraries 2020 conference held in Austin, Texas.
Date: March 9, 2020
Creator: Harker, Karen & Hergert, Christopher
Partner: UNT Libraries

Assessing a Professional Development Program for Academic Librarians

Description: This presentation describes how measures of need, participation, satisfaction, and impact are used to assess many aspects of a professional development program in a large academic library. It was presented at the Mountain Plains Library Association Conference of 2019 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Date: October 31, 2019
Creator: Harker, Karen; O'Toole, Erin & Sassen, Catherine
Partner: UNT Libraries

Assessment of a Faculty Mentoring Program Using Validated Instruments

Description: This presentation focuses on the faculty mentoring program for librarians at the University of North Texas. They used validated instruments to ensure the quality of the program. It was presented at the Texas Association for Higher Education Assessment Conference in 2019.
Date: October 2, 2019
Creator: Harker, Karen; Keshmiripour, Setareh; McIntosh, Marcia; O'Toole, Erin & Sassen, Catherine
Partner: UNT Libraries

Mixed-Methods Assessment of a Mentoring Program

Description: This article describes how a large academic library's continuous cycle of mixed-methods assessment contributes to the success of their mentoring program. Assessment instruments include the Mentoring Competencies Assessment, the Fear of Negative Evaluation Scale, a satisfaction survey and a focus group.
Date: September 16, 2019
Creator: Harker, Karen; O'Toole, Erin; Keshmiripour, Setareh; McIntosh, Marcia & Sassen, Catherine
Partner: UNT Libraries

Assessing an Academic Library Mentoring Program

Description: Considering the importance of mentoring not only for early career librarians but for librarians throughout their career, this presentation provides insights about the University of North Texas Libraries' mentoring program goals and detail analysis of assessment and evaluation methods.
Date: August 2, 2019
Creator: Harker, Karen; Keshmiripour, Setareh; McIntosh, Marcia; O'Toole, Erin & Sassen, Catherine
Partner: UNT Libraries

Subject-Based Collection Evaluation: Context, Assessment Strategies, and Enhancement

Description: This presentation discusses how the UNT Libraries approaches collection assessment and its follow-up actions. It covers the nature of collection evaluation in libraries in general and how UNT's assessment strategy that employs a subject-oriented perspective in particular.
Date: August 2, 2019
Creator: Crawford, Laurel; Harker, Karen & Condrey, Coby
Partner: UNT Libraries

The collection assessment is done...now what?

Description: This presentation discusses how the UNT Libraries approaches collection assessment and its follow-up actions. It touches on the nature of collection evaluation in libraries in general and how UNT's assessment strategy employs a subject-oriented perspective in particular. It was presented at the Library Assessment Conference of 2018 in Houston, Texas.
Date: December 6, 2018
Creator: Harker, Karen; Crawford, Laurel & Condrey, Coby
Partner: UNT Libraries

Revving Up for Research Mentoring Program: Final Report

Description: This report documents the Revving up for Research project funded through the 2016 Dean's Innovation Grant. The final report briefly describes the Revving up for Research project activities, budget, outcomes, best practices, and sustainability.
Date: September 26, 2017
Creator: Harker, Karen; Sassen, Catherine; O'Toole, Erin; Thomsett-Scott, Beth & Hamner, Jesse
Partner: UNT Libraries

Tracing Our Global Connections: A Bibliographic Analysis of UNT Digital Library Item Usage Among Global ETDs

Description: Presentation at the 20th International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations. This presentation provides an overview of a bibliographic analysis of University of North Texas Digital Library items used in global electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs).
Date: August 6, 2017
Creator: Andrews, Pamela; Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw; Harker, Karen & Klein, Janette
Partner: UNT Libraries

UNT Libraries ETD Citation Analysis Project

Description: Poster for the 2017 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries. This poster discusses results from an analysis of UNT Electronic Theses and Dissertations citing URLs to items from the UNT Digital Library and The Portal to Texas History.
Date: May 24, 2017
Creator: Andrews, Pamela; Klein, Janette; Harker, Karen & Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit