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[Dataset: Punch-B]

Description: 3D dataset model of a punch for a majiscule sans serif B. The resulting 3D printed model will replicate the historical artifact used to design and cast type during the hand press period. These models are for teaching purposes only and cannot be used to cast type using molten type metal, nor can they be used for printing. This dataset is an individual file and is part of a complete set of teaching tools.
Date: April 1, 2017
Creator: Jacobs, Courtney E.; McIntosh, Marcia; O'Sullivan, Kevin M. & Strait, Bob

[Dataset: Complete teaching tool set]

Description: 3D dataset model of a moveable hand mould, matrix, punch, and type piece for a majiscule sans serif B. This dataset includes all the files necessary to print an entire set of teaching tools set in one file: the two-part handmould, punch, matrix, and two pieces of type (one with the jet attached as well as a detachable jet piece and an individual type piece). The resulting 3D printed model will replicate the historical artifact used to design/cast type during the hand press period. These models are for teaching purposes only and cannot be used to cast type using molten type metal, nor can they be used for printing.
Date: April 1, 2017
Creator: Jacobs, Courtney E.; McIntosh, Marcia; O'Sullivan, Kevin M. & Strait, Bob

[Dataset: Removable-Jet]

Description: 3D dataset model of a removable jet for a majiscule sans serif B. The resulting 3D printed model will replicate the historical artifact used to design and cast type during the hand press period. This dataset will print a single detachable jet piece. To use this model for instruction, you must also print a model of the type without jet; the removable jet inserts into the type piece to illustrate the process of jet removal. These models are for teaching purposes only and cannot be used to cast type using molten type metal, nor can they be used for printing. This dataset is an individual file and is part of a complete set of teaching tools.
Date: April 1, 2017
Creator: Jacobs, Courtney E.; McIntosh, Marcia; O'Sullivan, Kevin M. & Strait, Bob

[Dataset: Woodcut Facsimile]

Description: 3D dataset model of a facsimile of a 16th century woodcut illustrating a typecaster at work. The model is 4 inches by 4 inches square, and should print type high: 0.918 inches. To print on a standard FDM printer, a smaller mm. nozzle is necessary. A resin print of this dataset was set in a locked form of a tabletop roller press, inked, and printed successfully.
Date: April 1, 2017
Creator: Jacobs, Courtney E.; McIntosh, Marcia; O'Sullivan, Kevin M. & Strait, Bob

[Dataset: Matrix-B]

Description: 3D dataset model of a matrix for a majiscule sans serif B. The resulting 3D printed model will replicate the historical artifact used to design/cast type during the hand press period. These models are for teaching purposes only and cannot be used to cast type using molten type metal, nor can they be used for printing. This dataset is an individual file and is part of a complete set of teaching tools.
Date: April 1, 2017
Creator: Jacobs, Courtney E.; McIntosh, Marcia; O'Sullivan, Kevin M. & Strait, Bob

[Dataset: Moveable Type Hand Mould Side B]

Description: 3D dataset model of one side of a moveable hand mould. The resulting 3D printed model will replicate the historical artifact used to cast type during the hand press period. This 3D dataset is in two parts. Each part is a separate piece of the two-sided mould. You will need to print both files to have a complete model for a hand mould. For printing ease, the spring (used by typecasters to hold the matrix into place on the mould) has been excised. These models are for teaching purposes only and cannot be used to cast type using molten type metal, nor can they be used for printing. This dataset is an individual file and is part of a complete set of teaching tools.
Date: April 1, 2017
Creator: Jacobs, Courtney E.; McIntosh, Marcia; O'Sullivan, Kevin M. & Strait, Bob

[Dataset: Piece of movable type B with jet attached]

Description: 3D dataset model of a piece of moveable type with jet attached for a majiscule sans serif B. The resulting 3D printed model will replicate the historical artifact from the hand press period. These models are for teaching purposes only and cannot be used to cast type using molten type metal, nor can they be used for printing. This dataset is an individual file and is part of a complete set of teaching tools.
Date: April 1, 2017
Creator: Jacobs, Courtney E.; McIntosh, Marcia; O'Sullivan, Kevin M. & Strait, Bob

[Dataset: Piece of movable type B with jet detached]

Description: 3D dataset model of a piece of moveable type with jet detached for a majiscule sans serif B. The resulting 3D printed model will replicate the historical artifact from the hand press period. This dataset will print a piece of type for a majuscule modern sans-serif B without the jet attached. To use this model for instruction, you must also print the removable jet, which will insert into the piece of type to illustrate the process of jet removal. These models are for teaching purposes only and cannot be used to cast type using molten type metal, nor can they be used for printing. This dataset is an individual file and is part of a complete set of teaching tools.
Date: April 1, 2017
Creator: Jacobs, Courtney E.; McIntosh, Marcia; O'Sullivan, Kevin M. & Strait, Bob

[Dataset: Moveable Type Hand Mould Side A]

Description: 3D dataset model of one side of a moveable hand mould. The resulting 3D printed model will replicate the historical artifact used to cast type during the hand press period. This 3D dataset is in two parts. Each part is a separate piece of the two-sided mould. You will need to print both files to have a complete tool for a hand mould. For printing ease, the spring (used by typecasters to hold the matrix into place on the mould) has been excised. These models are for teaching purposes only and cannot be used to cast type using molten type metal, nor can they be used for printing. This dataset is an individual file and is part of a complete set of teaching tools.
Date: April 1, 2017
Creator: Jacobs, Courtney E.; McIntosh, Marcia; O'Sullivan, Kevin M. & Strait, Bob

Growing Your Custom Holdings

Description: This presentation is part of the panel "The Care and Feeding of Custom Holdings" from the 2017 OCLC Resource Sharing Conference and shares concrete instructions, best practices, and innovations in the configuration and maintenance of custom holdings groups and paths used within multiple OCLC ILL interfaces at University of North Texas Libraries.
Date: March 15, 2017
Creator: Johnston, Pamela

News, new roles & preservation advocacy: Moving Libraries into action

Description: This paper discusses how much news is published online that is never published in print or on more permanent media. It delves into some of the reasons why this convent is not yet preserved, and examines the persistent challenges of digital preservation and of digital curation of this content type.
Date: June 7, 2016
Creator: Halbert, Martin; Skinner, Katherine; Wilson, Marc & Zarndt, Frederick

Turning Students On To Your Library's Web Site: using web site usability techniques to improve student use of your library's site

Description: This paper introduces the concept of web site usability, provides a brief introduction to the techniques, offers examples from two “real life” studies that show how the techniques of formal usability studies, focus groups, and card sorts can be used and offers tips and tricks for employing these techniques.
Date: February 5, 2004
Creator: Thomsett-Scott, Beth

Yeah, I Found It!: Performing Web Site Usability Testing to Ensure that Off-Campus Students Can Find the Information They Need

Description: This paper discusses the results of the formal usability studies and focus groups that involved other libraries' web pages to to first determine what users appreciated or disliked about the current site. This article was co-published in The Eleventh Off-Campus Library Services Conference Proceedings.
Date: May 2004
Creator: Thomsett-Scott, Beth

Providing a Complete Menu: Using Competitive Usability in a Home Page Usability Study

Description: This article presents results from the task-based testing and focus group portion of a usability study on the University of North Texas Libraries' website in addition to three other academic library web sites to examine the effects of multiple design elements and styles on the participants' results and to provide additional insight into user preferences.
Date: December 10, 2004
Creator: Thomsett-Scott, Beth

Owning Your Labor Is A Skill

Description: This presentation from the Modern Language Association 2017 panel "Digital Humanities in Secondary Education" offers a look at the ethical implications of bringing digital humanities praxis to secondary education.
Date: January 8, 2017
Creator: Keralis, Spencer D. C.

It Starts at the Top: Developing a Motivational Leadership Style That Moves Mountains

Description: This presentation describes a variety of successful changes within the University of North Texas Libraries' Access Services such as re-organizing the structure of the department, establishing new services, and accomplishing projects. Stages of change from idea to implementation and the facilitation of communication throughout the process will be discussed.
Date: November 17, 2016
Creator: Keshmiripour, Setareh & Venner, Mary Ann