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Effects of Chemicals on People and the Environment

Description: In this pamphlet, the author will examine some of the benefits of chemicals to mankind. The author also will examine some of the problems chemicals have caused, are causing and may cause in the future.
Date: March 1984
Creator: Dickson, Kenneth L.
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: UNT Institute of Applied Sciences

Answering complex, list and context questions with LCC's Question-Answering Server

Description: This paper presents the architecture of the Question-Answering server (QAS) developed at the Language Computer Corporation (LCC) and used in the TREC-10 evaluations.
Date: November 2001
Creator: Harabagiu, Sanda M.; Moldovan, Dan I.; Paşca, Marius. 1974-; Surdeanu, Mihai; Mihalcea, Rada, 1974-; Gîrju, Corina R. et al.
Item Type: Paper
Partner: UNT College of Engineering

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

Merit Pay for Teachers: A Review

Description: This pamphlet discusses merit pay for teachers. In most societies, the acquisition of money is a symbol of success. The present supply as well as the quality of public school teachers in the United States is directly related to the salaries that are paid to teachers as compensation for services rendered. How much to pay teachers for their services, who should be given merit pay, and how a pay plan should be administered are the focal points of an issue that promises to promote debate in the forthcoming presidential election.
Date: December 1983
Creator: Muro, James F.
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: UNT College of Education

FALCON: Boosting Knowledge for Answer Engines

Description: This paper discusses FALCON, an answer engine that integrates different forms of syntactic, semantic and pragmatic knowledge for the goal of achieving better performance.
Date: November 2000
Creator: Harabagiu, Sanda M.; Moldovan, Dan I.; Paşca, Marius. 1974-; Mihalcea, Rada, 1974-; Surdeanu, Mihai; Bunescu, Răzvan et al.
Item Type: Paper
Partner: UNT College of Engineering

Gas Well Drilling

Description: This poster introduces the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on Gas Well Drilling. This series features Dr. Adam Briggle, assistant professor of philosophy and religion studies, Dr. Matthew Fry, assistant professor of geography, Dr. Chetan Tiwari, assistant professor of geography and Nathanial Smith, a senior geography major.
Date: February 8, 2012
Creator: Mondragon-Becker, Antonio
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries

DataRes Project Briefing

Description: Presentation for the 2012 CNI Annual Membership Meeting. This presentation provides an overview and update on the DataRes Project.
Date: April 2012
Creator: Halbert, Martin; Moen, William E.; Keralis, Spencer D. C. & Stark, Shannon
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries

iCAMP: Curate, Archive, Manage, Preserve

Description: This presentation discusses the iCAMP project. The UNT College of Information's iCAMP project, funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), is developing a four course, competency-based, online graduate academic certificate program in data curation and data management for a hybrid audience of information professionals and disciplinary researchers and scholars. This presentation gives an overview of the iCAMP project and its development.
Date: April 2012
Creator: Moen, William E.
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT College of Information

Iris Studio Brightened

Description: Photograph of several irises grouped together. The irises are varying colors including purple, orange, yellow and white.
Date: unknown
Creator: O'Connor, Brian Clark
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT College of Information

Reference book indexes reviewed

Description: Article on a study of the frequency and nature of remarks about indexes found in reviews of reference books.
Date: March 2010
Creator: Sassen, Catherine
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT Libraries

Dear Facebook

Description: This book chapter is written in the form of a break-up letter from the author to the social networking website, Facebook. It discusses social networking, technological changes, urbanization, globalization, media technology, and philosophical ideas about society.
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Date: 2010
Creator: Briggle, Adam
Item Type: Book Chapter
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Hunting and Gathering on the Information Savanna

Description: In this book, the authors offer three different arenas of nontrivial information seeking for our consideration: "Submarine Chasing" explores the thoughts of a highly decorated Cold War submarine hunter. "Bounty Hunting" involves a long and convoluted search for a reported bond skipper. "Engineering Design" presents a content analysis of the few works in epistemological foundations of engineering design activity. These stories, told at great length and in considerable detail, are framed within a foundational model that links the simple act of document seeking to the broader issue of making one's way through life in the physical world. In each case, the authors ramble, mull, and stumble upon ideas without the least prior constraint, developing some threads quite fully and leaving others to tease us, but never ever throwing us to the lions.
Date: 2003
Creator: O'Connor, Brian Clark; Copeland, Jud H., 1943- & Kearns, Jodi L.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT College of Information

Combined Experimental and Computational Studies on the Nature of Aromatic C-H Activation by Octahedral Ruthenium(II) Complexes: Evidence for σ-Bond Metathesis from Hammett Studies

Description: Article discussing combined experimental and computational studies on the nature of aromatic C-H activation by octahedral ruthenium(II) complexes of the type TpRu(L)(NCMe)R [Tp = hydridotris(pyrazolyl)borate; R = alkyl or aryl; L = CO or PMe3].
Date: November 27, 2007
Creator: DeYonker, Nathan J.; Foley, Nicholas A.; Cundari, Thomas R., 1964-; Gunnoe, T. Brent & Petersen, Jeffrey L.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

LASSO: A Tool for Surfing the Answer Net

Description: This paper discusses LASSO, a tool for surfing the answer net.
Date: November 1999
Creator: Moldovan, Dan I.; Harabagiu, Sanda M.; Paşca, Marius. 1974-; Mihalcea, Rada, 1974-; Goodrum, Richard A.; Gîrju, Corina R. et al.
Item Type: Paper
Partner: UNT College of Engineering