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The Power of Images: From Postmodern Art to Memes

Description: This chapter examines the elements of visual grammar used in advertising media and postmodern art that is now used to create powerful memes.
Date: 2021
Creator: Barham, Rebecca; Guo, Xuan & Mikler, Armin R.
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Out of the Oven and into the (Reusable) Bag: Sous-Vide Book Delivery

Description: This is a section of The Sustainable Library's Cookbook, which is a collection of sustainable activities for academic libraries. This particular section explores sustainable practices in the Access Services Department at the University of North Texas.
Date: November 18, 2019
Creator: Brand, Rebecca; Cornell, Emily; Cunningham, Chris; Johnston, Pamela & Keshmiripour, Setareh
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Scholarly Communications Librarian

Description: The Future Academic Librarian’s Toolkit is a thorough handbook designed to guide future academic librarians from library school through first several years. This chapter specifically focused on scholarly communications librarian, which is a relatively recent area of professional focus for academic librarians.
Date: 2019
Creator: Martin, John Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Complex Adaptive Systems: Adapting and Managing Teams and Team Conflict

Description: This book chapter provides an overview of teams, complex adaptive systems, conflict stages, and conflict models, while also presenting adaptive leadership as a style that offers organizations with the capabilities of reacting to changing environments quickly.
Date: August 1, 2018
Creator: Turner, John; Baker, Rose M. & Morris, Mark
Partner: UNT College of Information
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Teaming up with Your Graduate School for Academic and Career Success

Description: As libraries continue to reinvent themselves to remain relevant, spaces, services, and instruction targeted specifically for the needs of the graduate student community are essential. This chapter describes how the Library Research Support Services Department (LRSS) of the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries has collaborated with The Toulouse Graduate School (TGS) to support graduate students through the process of achieving the following three milestones: (1) writing the dissertation or thesis proposal, (2) completing the writing of the dissertation or thesis, and (3) developing an elevator speech for potential employers.
Date: 2018
Creator: O'Toole, Erin; Barham, Rebecca; Monahan, Jo & Smith, Susan
Partner: UNT Libraries

Documenting Institutional Knowledge Through TRAC Self-Audit: A Case Study

Description: Book chapter on the Trusted Repository Audit and Checklist (TRAC) process through the lens of contextual dimensions within knowledge management, using the case study of the University of North Texas Libraries.
Date: October 26, 2017
Creator: Krahmer, Ana; Andrews, Pamela; Tarver, Hannah; Phillips, Mark Edward & Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Behavioral Economic Tools for Promotion of Physical Activity

Description: This book chapter describes two key behavioral economic constructs and four key behavioral economic tools and their application to physical activity.
Date: May 10, 2017
Creator: Leonard, Tammy & Shuval, Kerem
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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IamWe: Digital Storytelling, Personal Journeys, and Praxis

Description: This chapter discusses the practice of digital storytelling as it relates to personal growth among high school youth who were part of the IamWe program.
Date: 2017
Creator: Nuñez-Janes, Mariela & Franco, David Oliveira, Jr.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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Professional Development Assessment Paella

Description: This book chapter contains a recipe detailing the assessment methods of a professional development program at University of North Texas Libraries.
Date: 2017
Creator: Sassen, Catherine; Harker, Karen & O'Toole, Erin
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Tower Cakes for Ranking Subscription Resources

Description: This book chapter contains a recipe detailing a method to evaluate subscription-based resources based on objective data and subjective input.
Date: 2017
Creator: Harker, Karen; Enoch, Todd & Crawford, Laurel
Partner: UNT Libraries

Characteristics of Tweets about African Cultural Heritage

Description: This article investigates broad characteristics of tweets about African cultural heritage with possible implications for marketing by cultural heritage administrators and other stakeholders.
Date: May 20, 2016
Creator: Rorissa, Abebe; Assefa, Shimelis & Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Electrodeposition of Cu-Ni Composite Coatings

Description: This book chapter reviews the electrodeposition of Cu-Ni incorporated with nano- to microparticles to produce metal matrix composites.
Date: March 23, 2016
Creator: Thurber, Casey; Mohamed, Adel M. A. & Golden, Teresa
Partner: UNT College of Science
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Metadata Enhancement Through Name Authority in the UNT Digital Library

Description: This book chapter contains a case study discussing the University of North Texas Libraries' implementation of name authority control in the UNT Digital Library as a means of increasing metadata records' quality and consistency, and of improving end-user retrieval.
Date: March 2016
Creator: Tarver, Hannah & Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit
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The Evolution of Publishing Agreements at the University of Michigan Library

Description: Book chapter on the evolution of publishing agreements at the University of Michigan Library. Taking as an example an open-access journal with a single editor, this chapter discusses the various configurations of rights agreements used by the University of Michigan Library throughout the evolution of its publishing operation, the advantages of the various models, and the reasons for moving from one to another.
Date: March 2015
Creator: Hawkins, Kevin S.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Using eReaders to Enhance Literacy Instruction in the Content Areas

Description: This book chapter focuses on the use of ereaders as a learning tool to motivate and engage students, support content learning, and promote literacy development across content areas.
Access: Restricted to UNT Community Members. Login required if off-campus.
Date: 2015
Creator: Fang, Zhihui; Eutsler, Lauren; Coatoam Chapman, Suzanne & Qi, Yang
Partner: UNT College of Education
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