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"How do I know if it's useful if I can't even get it to open?": Assessing Information Interaction to Improve Library Collections and Services: Final Report
This report documents the "How do I know if it's useful if I can't even get it to open?" project funded through the 2016 Dean's Innovation Grant. The final report briefly describes the "How do I know if it's useful if I can't even get it to open?" project activities, budget, outcomes, best practices, and sustainability.
Are Print Books REALLY Dead?: Exploring the relationship between the technology acceptance model and the use of e-books at a large research university: Final Report
This report documents the Are Print Books REALLY Dead? project funded through the 2016 Dean's Innovation Grant. The final report briefly describes the Are Print Books REALLY Dead? project activities, budget, outcomes, best practices, and sustainability.
Cost and Feasibility of FADGI Compliance for the Digital Projects Unit: Final Report
This report documents the Cost and Feasibility of FADGI Compliance for the Digital Projects Unit project funded through the 2016 Dean's Innovation Grant. The final report briefly describes the Cost and Feasibility of FADGI Compliance for the Digital Projects Unit project activities, budget, outcomes, best practices, and sustainability.
Revving Up for Research Mentoring Program: Final Report
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.
TX Gender Project: Final Report
This report documents the TX Gender Project funded through the 2016 Dean's Innovation Grant. The final report briefly describes the TX Gender Project activities, budget, outcomes, best practices, and sustainability.
What's Brewing at UNT: Final Report
This report documents the What's Brewing at UNT project funded through the 2016 Dean's Innovation Grant. The final report briefly describes the What's Brewing at UNT project activities, budget, outcomes, best practices, and sustainability.
Using Technology to Enhance Discovery, Access, and Use: Final Report
This report documents the Using Technology to Enhance Discovery, Access, and Use project funded through the 2016 Dean's Innovation Grant. The final report briefly describes the Using Technology to Enhance Discovery, Access, and Use project activities, budget, outcomes, best practices, and sustainability.
Campus Pride Report: Summary of UNT Libraries' Collections
This report is the final output of an in-depth evaluation using the Campus Pride Index (CPI) and includes answers to the specific questions in the CPI survey, the full list of call numbers relevant to LGBT subjects, lists of links to LGBT-specific queries of the UNT Libraries catalog, and a list of subjects for which additional resources will be sought.
Critical Digital Pedagogy Faculty Mentoring Network: Final Report
This report documents the final report the Critical Digital Pedagogy Faculty Mentoring Network project funded through the University of North Texas Office of Faculty Success Team Mentoring Grant. This final report includes a summary of Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 activities, along with other related events.
Critical Digital Pedagogy Faculty Mentoring Network: Midterm Report
This report details the mid-term status of the Critical Digital Pedagogy Faculty Mentoring Network project funded through the University of North Texas Office of Faculty Success Team Mentoring Grant.
Digital Preservation of Federal Information Summit: Reflections
This report provides a synopsis of the Digital Preservation of Federal Information Summit held in San Antonio on April 3-4, 2016, including the event's structure, work sessions, and outcomes.
UNT Libraries Microforms Usage Report and Recommendations
This report contains usage statistics of the microforms collection from May 1, 2014-May 31, 2015.
Report from Special Interest Section Very Important Person: Suzanne Sears
This report is by the Government Documents Special Interest Section (GD-SIS) invited Very Important Person (VIP), Suzanne Sears, for the 2010 American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado.
BARC Tips for Tiny Libraries
Report providing tips for small libraries to get started using Biblionix Automated Retrospective Conversion's (BARC's) "Apollo" integrated library system.
Scholarly Communication Transformation Initiative Planning Document
Report created for the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries outlining plans for the Scholarly Communication Transformation Initiative.
Resoruce Discovery System Usage Repor: February 2012-August 2014
Report on the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries resource discovery system usage between February 1, 2012 and August 25, 2014.
Collections Shifting Methodology Report for the UNT Libraries
Report for the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries on collection shifting methodology.
Combined Services Desk Report
Report for the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries on the combined services desk.
Digitization of Government Information
Report for the American Libraries Association (ALA) Government Documents Round Table (GODORT). This report outlines the investigations of the Ad Hoc Committee on Digitization of Government Information.
Metadata Training Needs Assessment: Final Report
Report prepared for the Texas Digital Library (TDL) Metadata Working Group (MWG). In this report, the focus is on the project that was tasked in creating metadata course/modules for beginners and experts alike.
SIG Annual Activities Report and SIG-Of-The-Year Criteria and Checklist: International Information Issues (SIG-III)
Report on the annual activities from 2011-2012 for the Special Interest Group for International Information Issues (SIG-III) and the SIG-of-the-Year criteria and checklist.
Final Report: ASIS&T Task Force on Webinars
This report was submitted to the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Board of Directors. In June 2011, an ASIS&T Task Force on Webinars was appointed. This is the final report discusses the findings of this task force and recommendations.
Exhibits @ UNT. An Implementation Proposal
Report for the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries proposing new methods and ideas for displaying online exhibits.
Hidden Collections Redux: Summer 2013
This report is offers an update on the hidden collections at the UNT Libraries. Its purpose is to serve as a true representation of the collections in the UNT Libraries with little or no access.
Resource Discovery Systems at the UNT Libraries: Phase Two Action Plan
Report on the timeline and implementation of the four objects of the Phase Two Action Plan for Resource Discovery Systems at the UNT Libraries.
Mapping the Southwest: Final Performance Report
This report documents the Mapping the Southwest project, led by the University of North Texas (UNT) and with their partner, the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) Libraries Special Collections. The project was supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). This final report briefly describes the Mapping the Southwest project activities and accomplishments in six work areas, and provides a discussion of achievements, issues faced and resolved, and lessons learned that may be of benefit to others. Additional detail is provided in some areas with appendices.
The UNT Libraries Website Redesign 2011-2012: Project Plan
This report documents the project plan for the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries' website redesign. This report discusses why the redesign is necessary the scope of the work to be excluded, stakeholders, project phases, deliverables, and major milestones, assumptions, constraints, and risks.
Classification Of The End-Of-Term Archive: Extending Collection Development Practices To Web Archives
This is the final report for the EOTCD project, which is formally titled 'Classification of the End-of-Term Archive: Extending Collection Development Practices to Web Archives.' The project commenced December 1, 2009 and ended November 30, 2012. The overview includes background information about the End of Term (EOT) 2008 Archive and a brief description of the activities conducted in the project's four work areas. Following the Overview there are three sections: Goals Accomplished; Significant Findings and Accomplishments; and Project Achievements.
UNT Libraries: Open Access Fund Research Report
Report for the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries. This research report discusses open access funds at universities and article processing charges (APCs).
MetaArchive: Final Report
This report provides summary information about the goals, activities, and results of this project, focusing on January 2008-December 2011. Section One will provide a brief summary of the outcomes of the project work based on the authors' project's performance objectives. Section Two will offer a brief reiteration of the authors' project's original goals and ambitions and an in-depth discussion of the authors' findings and development activities. Section Three will describe plans for the program's continuation and its long-term impact. Section Four will provide a list of the staff who have worked on various aspects of this project during the project period.
Legacy TRAIL Content Conversion Plan: Blue Angel Technology Crawls
This report was prepared for the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC). It outlines the current state of and future conversion roadmap for the content captured by Blue Angel Technologies during the time period of 2002-2006 for TSLAC as part of the Texas Resource and Information Locator Service (TRAIL). This document will give a history of the data stored at the University of North Texas Libraries and information about the makeup of the collection as it exists in 2011, including the physical layout on disk, number of files, and MIME types. Finally, this document outlines a conversion path from the current file based organization system to a standard archival data format for inclusion in a future TRAIL discovery interface.
Resource Discovery Systems at the UNT Libraries
Report on resource discovery systems at the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries.
E-Journals Support at the UNT Libraries
Report on e-journal support options for the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries. This report discusses staffing, support levels required to meet faculty expectations, and subsequent plans for next steps.
Digitizing Historical Publications: Enhancing the Official Electronic Collection of the Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations
This report discusses a project for digitizing historical publications and making them available online. The authors' goal will be to develop a process that balances level of access with the cost of digitizing and making the data available on the Internet.
Curators' Evaluation of WAS Release 2/3
This report discusses the curators' evaluation of WAS release 2/3, part of the Web-at-Risk project.
Curators' Evaluation of WAS Release 4
This report discusses the curators' evaluation of WAS Release 4, part of the Web-at-Risk project.
Collection Plan for the CyberCemetery
This report discusses the collection plan for the CyberCemetery, part of the Web-at-Risk project. The topics include the mission and scope, the selection, acquisition, descriptive metadata, presentation and access, maintenance and weeding, and preservation.
Focus Group Report: New York University - New York City - September, 2005
This report is part of the Web-at-Risk project. This report includes the following three sections: (a) the methodology used to conduct the focus groups and analyze the data, (b) the detailed results of the analysis organized into phases of the collection development process, and (c) a discussion of the key findings.
Needs Assessment Survey Report
This report is part of the Web-at-Risk project. The Web-at-Risk project is one of eight digital preservation projects funded in 2004 by the Library of Congress. The project is a 3-year collaborative effort of the California Digital Library (CDL), the University of North Texas (UNT), and New York University (NYU). The project will develop a Web Archiving Service that enables curators to build collections of web-published materials. The content of the collections for this project will be largely from US federal and state government agencies, but will also include political policy documents, campaign literature, and information surrounding political movements and labor unions. This report includes the methods, results, discussion, and appendices related to the Web-at-Risk project.
Needs Assessment Survey Report: Abbreviated Version
This report is part of the Web-at-Risk project. The Needs Assessment Toolkit created for the Web-at-Risk project describes the project's needs assessment activities and includes data collection tools, which are designated to identify the needs and requirements of curators, web-content producers, and end users with regard to the Web Archive Service. Additionally, information gathered by some of the data collection tools will help to identify curators' requirements for the web crawler and its crawl analyzer tool, which will be developed as part of the project. Each of the assessment activities described in the Needs Assessment Toolkit was designated to follow a collection development framework for web archives. This report contains a data analysis of the survey results. Results from focus group discussions and interviews with content providers and end users are presented in separate reports.
Focus Group Report: University of North Texas - Denton - August 2005
This report discusses a focus group that was part of the Web-at-Risk project. The report includes the following three sections: (a) the methodology used to conduct the focus groups and analyze the data, (b) the detailed results of the analysis organized into phases of the collection development process, and (c) a discussion of the key findings.
WAS Release 4 - Usability Test Results
This report discusses the usability test results for the Web-at-Risk project at the University of North Texas (UNT). Usability testing of the Web Archiving Service (WAS) Release 4 was conducted on May 29, 2007. Eight of the project's curators participated in test sessions, which generally were completed in 45-60 minutes. Two testing teams, each consisting of a facilitator and two observers were involved in testing.
Curators' Evaluation of WAS Release 1
This report discusses the curators' evaluation of Web Archiving Service (WAS) release 1, as part of the Web-at-Risk project. This report summarizes the feedback received from the curators and provides details details to illustrate the areas that were either confusing or problematic to them. Their recommendations as well as some considerations for future development are also included. Additionally, many of the observations and suggestions in the Quick Heuristic Evaluation of the WAS echo the feedback received from the curators. These commonalities are noted in the document.
Summary Report of the Needs Assessment
This report is part of the Web-at-Risk project, one of eight digital preservation projects funded in 2004 by the Library of Congress.
Prioritization of WAS Enhancement Ideas
This report is part of the Web-at-Risk project. Several enhancement ideas for future releases of the Web Archiving Service (WAS) have been identified. In order to refine and prioritize these ideas as well as elicit new enhancement ideas, 16 project curators participated in an online exercise between November 27 and December 16, 2007. The exercise employed a Delphi technique that consisted of a series of three online questionnaires, each available for a five or six day period. This report describes the exercise and reports the results.
End User Interviews: Summary Report
This report summarizes the results of the interviews with end users for the Web-at-Risk project. The Web-at-Risk project is one of eight digital preservation projects funded in 2004 by the Library of Congress. The project is a 3-year collaborative effort of the California Digital Library (CDL), the University of North Texas (UNT), and New York University (NYU). The project will develop a Web Archiving Service that enables curators to build, store, and manage collections of web-published materials.
Focus Group Report: Federal Depository Library Conference - Washington, D.C. - October, 2005
This report is part of the Web-at-Risk project. The report includes the following three sections: (a) the methodology used to conduct the focus groups and analyze the data, (b) the detailed results of the analysis organized into phases of the collection development process, and (c) a discussion of the key findings.
Focus Group Report: California Digital Library, Oakland, CA, August 31, 2005
This report is part of the Web-at-Risk project. This report includes the following three sections: (a) the methodology used to conduct the focus groups and analyze the data, (b) the detailed results of the analysis organized into phases of the collection development process, and (c) a discussion of the key findings.
Research Consent Script for Telephone Interviews
This document is a consent form for telephone interviews that are part of the Web-at-Risk project. This paper describes the purpose of the interview and what the Web-at-Risk project is, with a place for consent to be interviewed and a signature.
Content Provider Interviews: Summary Report
This report is part of the Web-at-Risk project. This report summarizes the results of the interviews with content providers. Section 2 identifies the interview methodology. Section 3 describes the results and Section 4 discusses the major findings.