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Exploratory Analysis of Born-Digital Newspaper Content

Description: This paper reports on exploratory investigations by the Texas Digital Newspaper Program to understand aggregate patterns in the generation of born-digital news editions by analyzing technical metadata extracted from the 3 million pages currently in the preservation collection.
Date: October 31, 2016
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward & Krahmer, Ana
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

A novel statistical method for rare-variant association studies in general pedigrees

Description: In this paper, the authors discuss a novel statistical method for rare-variant association studies in general pedigrees for quantitative traits. This method uses a retrospective view that treats the traits as fixed and the genotypes as random, which accounts for complex and undefined ascertainment of families.
Date: October 18, 2016
Creator: Zhu, Huanhuan; Wang, Zhenchuan; Wang, Xuexia & Sha, Qiuying
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

More comprehensive forensic genetic marker analyses for accurate human remains identification using massively parallel DNA sequencing

Description: This paper uses massively parallel sequencing (MPS) to characterize 140-year-old human skeletal remains discovered at a historical site in Deadwood, South Dakota, United States.
Date: October 17, 2016
Creator: Ambers, Angie D.; Churchill, Jennifer D.; King, Jonathan L.; Stoljarova, Monika; Gill-King, Harrell; Assidi, Mourad et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Communicating Organizational Commitment to Long-Term Sustainability through a Trusted Digital Repository Self-Audit

Description: This paper provides an overview of the UNT Libraries' self-audit using criteria from the Trusted Repositories Audit and Certification checklist. It contains an overview of the structure of this self-audit, explores the documents generated and auited, and examines the challenges and solutions as revealed by this process. This paper also contains findings specifically related to the digital newspaper and news video content.
Date: July 27, 2016
Creator: Krahmer, Ana & Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

A Case Study of Metadata Creation in the University of North Texas Libraries' Digital Collections

Description: This paper presents a case study of the work carried out by the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries and the intersection of metadata modeling, metadata input rules and documentation, metadata quality assessments, and technology to empower metadata editors to create high-quality metadata.
Date: May 2016
Creator: Tarver, Hannah; Zavalina, Oksana & Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Rethinking How We Pay for Scholarly Monographs

Description: Paper for an invited presentation at a 2015 meeting of the Southwest Area Theological Library Association (SWATLA). This paper discusses rethinking how we pay for scholarly monographs.
Date: October 2, 2015
Creator: Hawkins, Kevin S.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Cyber-Physical Systems Can Make Emergency Response Smart

Description: This paper from the Humanitarian Technology: Science, Systems and Global Impact 2015 conference proceedings discusses the Smart Emergency Response System prototype built in the context of the SmartAmerica Challenge 2013-2014 by a team of nine organizations led by MathWorks.
Date: July 7, 2015
Creator: Zander, Justyna; Mosterman, Pieter J.; Padir, Taskin; Wan, Yan & Fu, Shengli
Partner: UNT College of Engineering

Electoral Decentralization in Ghana: What do Ghana's Local Governments Really Need for Economic Development?

Description: Paper accompanying a presentation for the 2015 University of North Texas (UNT) Student and Faculty Research Symposium on African Studies. This paper discusses electoral decentralization in Ghana and what Ghana's local governments really need for economic development.
Date: April 11, 2015
Creator: Nukpezah, Julius A. & Bediako, William Asare
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Enhancing UNT's Presence in Sub-Saharan Africa: Building Partnership with Ethiopian Higher Education Institutions

Description: Paper accompanying a presentation at the 2015 University of North Texas (UNT) Student and Faculty Research Symposium on African Studies. This paper discusses enhancing UNT's presence in Sub-Saharan Africa and building partnerships with Ethiopian higher education institutions.
Date: April 11, 2015
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Positioning Strategies of Financial Services Firms in Ghana: A Case Study Approach

Description: Paper accompanying a presentation for the 2015 University of North Texas (UNT) Student and Faculty Research Symposium on African Studies. This paper discusses a case study approach for positioning strategies of financial services firms in Ghana.
Date: April 11, 2015
Creator: Ketron, Seth & Blankson, Charles
Partner: UNT College of Business

A Proposal to Expand Doctoral Production in Sub-Saharan Africa

Description: Paper accompanying a presentation for the 2015 University of North Texas (UNT) Student and Faculty Research Symposium on African Studies. This paper discusses a proposal to sustainably expand doctoral production and retain more doctoral graduates in Africa in university service
Date: April 11, 2015
Creator: Baryamureeba, Venansius & Pifer, Marilyn
Partner: UNT College of Education

Reimagining the Funding of Higher Education in Uganda

Description: Paper accompanying a presentation for the 2015 University of North Texas (UNT) Student and Faculty Research Symposium on African Studies. This paper discusses reimagining the funding of higher education in Uganda.
Date: April 11, 2015
Creator: Namalefe, Susan A.
Partner: UNT College of Education

Exploration of Metadata Change in a Digital Repository

Description: Paper for the 2015 International iConference. This paper discusses a study exploring metadata change in a digital repository.
Date: March 25, 2015
Creator: Zavalina, Oksana & Kizhakkethil, Priya
Partner: UNT College of Information