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Ensuring Universal Access for the Global Information Flow: Responding to the Demands of Scholarship in the Digital Age

Description: This presentation was presented in Session 6.4 Reports of Current Research (Juried Papers), at the 2005 ALISE Conference. It summarizes current situations and developing trends in information technologies. Africa is used as a case to illustrate how local policies have played important roles in the process of information globalization.
Date: 2005
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw & Hastings, Samantha Kelly

"Mapping the Southwest": UNT-UTA Collaborative Project

Description: This presentation discusses a collaborative project between the University of North Texas (UNT) and the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) to digitize 5,000 historically-significant, rare maps of the American southwest.
Date: May 2012
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw; Jones, Jerrell & Hodges, Ann

Curating the Southwest Region's Maps: UNT-UTA Collaborative Project

Description: Presentation for the 2013 Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC) Conference discussing the Mapping the Southwest project. Mapping the Southwest was a 3-year project (2010-2013) funded by a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) We the People grant. This presentation discusses the background of the project, the goals and activities, impacts, and lessons learned.
Date: August 16, 2013
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw; Phillips, Mark Edward & Hartman, Cathy Nelson

Open Access: The Global Scene

Description: Presentation for a panel at the 2014 Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Annual Meeting. This panel presentation discusses global open access practices.
Date: November 3, 2014
Creator: Assefa, Shimelis; Rorissa, Abebe; Matusiak, Krystyna; Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw; Helge, Kris & Hastings, Samantha Kelly

My InfoQuest and the Handheld Librarian

Description: This presentation discusses My InfoQuest, a service that lets you text a question to a librarian and receive a quick response on your mobile device.
Date: October 24, 2009
Creator: Avery, Elizabeth Fuseler

Setting S.M.A.R.T. Goals For Smart Staff Development

Description: This presentation discusses setting goals for staff. This presentation will talk about writing SMART goals that are clear and achievable and that meet the needs of the organization and its individuals for training.
Date: July 9, 2012
Creator: Avery, Elizabeth Fuseler

Getting to know you... LEAP

Description: This presentation discusses LEAP and getting to know students, mentors, and the University of North Texas (UNT) College of Information faculty.
Date: December 8, 2012
Creator: Avery, Elizabeth Fuseler & Batman, Cindy

Altmetrics: New Ways of Measuring Research Impact

Description: Presentation for a workshop on altmetrics and new ways of measuring research impact. The workshop shows how the behavior of scholars is changing and how these changes are being monitored to show research impact in new ways.
Date: April 21, 2014
Creator: Avery, Elizabeth Fuseler & Harker, Karen

Evaluating Collections on a Regular Basis

Description: Presentation for the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) Collection Evaluation and Assessment Interest Group meeting at the 2014 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference. This presentation discusses a service at the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries to evaluate collections on a regular basis.
Date: June 29, 2014
Creator: Avery, Elizabeth Fuseler & Harker, Karen

Studying Distance Students: Methods, Findings, Actions

Description: In this presentation, the authors discuss methods for assessing the needs of distance students and for effectively gathering input, emphasizing technology that did and did not work. The authors also identify ways to evaluate what was learned and to work with librarians and faculty.
Date: April 20, 2012
Creator: Avery, Elizabeth Fuseler & Wahl, Diane

11,664 kilometers across the sea: Bridging the student support gap to the Pacific Islands

Description: Presentation for the 2013 International Association of Aquatic and Marine Science Libraries and Information Centers (IAMSLIC) Conference. This presentation discusses the LEAP program at UNT and bridging the student support gap to the Pacific Islands.
Date: October 21, 2013
Creator: Avery, Elizabeth Fuseler; Batman, Cindy; Chandler, Yvonne J. & Barnwell, Jane

Encouraging Digital Scholarship in Graduate Education

Description: Panel presentation for the 2015 Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC) Annual Conference. This presentation discusses strategies for encouraging digital scholarship in graduate education.
Date: August 7, 2015
Creator: Barham, Rebecca; Keralis, Spencer D. C.; Mirza, Rafia; Smith, Susan & Waugh, Laura

Breaking Down the Costs - What are Your Digitization Projects Really Costing?

Description: This presentation discusses the costs and values of digital collections. It looks at the digital collections held at the University of North Texas (UNT) and does a cost comparison of the options based on their choices including the expenses that are related to building their digital collections.
Date: July 10, 2009
Creator: Belden, Dreanna

Collaboration in Practice: Megadata Happens

Description: This presentation discusses The Portal to Texas History and how collaborations with other organizations has helped add to the collection. In this presentation, the author illustrates examples from The Portal to Texas History with information about metadata management, quality issues, and the automated systems in place by the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries' Digital Projects Unit.
Date: June 6, 2008
Creator: Belden, Dreanna

Digitization Basics for Museums

Description: This presentation discusses The Portal to Texas History and illustrates what types of items are in the collection and the resources available to museums, educators, and partners. It also discusses the future goals of The Portal to Texas History.
Date: April 5, 2006
Creator: Belden, Dreanna