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Discover America's Cultural Heritage Collections on the Web

Description: This presentation discusses The Portal to Texas History and the University of North Texas (UNT) Digital Library collections. It also discusses the invisible internet, other Texas digital collections, other large digital collections, major digital collections in other states, subscription databases, and gives strategies for searching all of these databases.
Date: February 25, 2010
Creator: Belden, Dreanna
Item Type: Presentation

The Portal to Texas History and Digital Projects at UNT

Description: This presentation discusses the two digital collections in the UNT Libraries, The Portal to Texas History and the Digital Library. It discusses the benefits of these collections, how the partnerships work with organizations who contribute to the collections, and gives examples of the projects and items within these two collections.
Date: July 15, 2010
Creator: Belden, Dreanna
Item Type: Presentation

An NDNP Partnership

Description: This presentation discusses the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) partnership between the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries and the Oklahoma Historical Society. It offers a background on how this collaboration began, information on the workflows, and the successes and challenges.
Date: 2010
Creator: Spindle, Angela; Hartman, Cathy Nelson; Fisher, Sarah Lynn & Carter, Brent
Item Type: Presentation

Optimizing the User Experience in a Rapid Development Framework: Evaluation of Project Outcome: User Satisfaction Report, February 2010

Description: This report presents information about the IOGENE project. The UNT Libraries received a National Leadership Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services in December 2007 for a two-year project to identify the user interface requirements of genealogists interacting with the Libraries' Portal to Texas History. This document reports information about the survey questionnaire, the respondents, the research findings, and includes the positive overall outcome regarding user satisfaction with the work conducted in this project.
Date: February 2010
Creator: Murray, Kathleen R.
Item Type: Report

Optimizing the User Experience in a Rapid Development Framework: Usability Tests: Summary Report, February 2010

Description: This is a summary report of the findings of usability tests. The UNT Libraries received a National Leadership Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services in December 2007 for a two-year project to identify the user interface requirements of genealogists interacting with the Libraries' Portal to Texas History and to redesign the interface to the Portal to meet those requirements.
Date: February 2010
Creator: Murray, Kathleen R.
Item Type: Report

Optimizing the User Experience in a Rapid Development Framework: Final Project Report, February 2010

Description: This report discusses a research project conducted by the UNT Libraries. The UNT Libraries received a National Leadership Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services for a two-year study to redesign the interface to The Portal to Texas History, a digital library program at the UNT Libraries. This report opens with background information for the project, describes the project's methods and working model, guides the reader through the project's three phases and associated feedback from the review process, and presents the revised model for application development. The report closes with measures of the project's success as well as reflections on the experience gained and its value for future digital library application development projects.
Date: February 2010
Creator: Hartman, Cathy Nelson & Murray, Kathleen R.
Item Type: Report

Gas Well Drilling: What Does it Mean for North Texas?

Description: This poster introduces the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on Gas Well Drilling: What Does It Mean for North Texas? Presenters include Dr. David Sterling, from the UNT Health Science Center, Dr. Terry Clower from the Center for Economic Development & Research, and Dr. Robert M. Figueroa from the Department of Philosophy & Religion.
Date: February 15, 2011
Creator: Mondragon-Becker, Antonio
Item Type: Poster

Symposium on Well-Being

Description: This poster introduces the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out, the Symposium on Well-Being. This series features Dr. Celia Williamson, associate professor of rehabilitation, social work and addictions, and Dr. Mark Vosvick, associate professor of psychology and director of the psychology departments' Center for Psychosocial Health Research.
Date: March 24, 2011
Creator: Mondragon-Becker, Antonio
Item Type: Poster

Unauthorized Immigration

Description: This poster introduces the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on Unauthorized Immigration. This series features Dr. Valerie Martinez-Ebers, professor of political science, Dr. David Molina, professor of economics and interim director of UNT's Immigrant Research and Policy Center, Dr. Mariela Nuñez-Janes, professor of anthropology, Shaun Chapa, a graduate student in the anthropology department.
Date: April 2011
Creator: Mondragon-Becker, Antonio
Item Type: Poster

Open Access to UNT Faculty's Scholarly Publications

Description: This presentation discusses open access policies at the University of North Texas (UNT). The topics include an introduction to open access, a discussion of open access policies, and implementation ideas for workflow and technology support.
Date: March 25, 2010
Creator: Halbert, Martin; Moen, William E. & Hartman, Cathy Nelson
Item Type: Presentation

Reference Beyond the Desk: Nontraditional Modes of Reference

Description: This presentation discusses virtual reference services in libraries. The topics include virtual reference systems, with examples of what other institutions have adopted, collaborative virtual reference services with examples, and how reference librarians away from their desk and even off campus have developed new referencing services.
Date: April 15, 2011
Creator: Thomsett-Scott, Beth
Item Type: Presentation

Curation of the End-of-Term Web Archive

Description: Paper for the 2011 IS&T Archiving Conference. This paper discusses the Classification of the End-of-Term Archive research project at the University of North Texas.
Date: 2011
Creator: Murray, Kathleen R.; Ko, Lauren & Phillips, Mark Edward
Item Type: Paper

Assessment of Library Support for Distance Learning at UNT

Description: Presentation for the 2011 American Library Association Annual Conference discussing assessments of library support for distance learning at the University of North Texas (UNT). The methods used include LibQUAL+ surveys, focus groups, and ethnographic studies.
Date: June 27, 2011
Creator: Wahl, Diane
Item Type: Presentation

Learning from Our Users: Using Assessment to Drive Change

Description: This poster discusses using assessments and user feedback in the libraries. The poster illustrates a comparison between LibQUAL+ surveys, focus groups, and ethnographic study results for online students.
Date: June 26, 2011
Creator: Wahl, Diane & Avery, Elizabeth Fuseler
Item Type: Poster

LibQUAL+ Lite at UNT

Description: This poster discusses the LibQUAL+ Lite survey. It summarizes results and implications relating to survey participation and survey results given at the University of North Texas (UNT).
Date: June 26, 2011
Creator: Wahl, Diane
Item Type: Poster

Using Assessment Techniques to Guide Library Service Improvements

Description: This presentation discusses assessment techniques used to guide library service improvements. The assessments used are part of a triangulation method that uses three approaches of assessment in order to determine specific user needs and areas for improvement.
Date: May 27, 2011
Creator: Wahl, Diane; Avery, Elizabeth Fuseler & Downey, Annie
Item Type: Presentation

Connect With Your Part-Time Library Staff: Using Learning Styles to Individualize Training

Description: Presentation discussing ways in which supervisors can individualize their training of part-time library staff based on individual learning styles. Training techniques currently in practice at the University of North Texas (UNT), Willis Library, for part-time shelvers will be demonstrated as well as assessment methods utilized to determine the effectiveness of staff training.
Date: 2011
Creator: Leuzinger, Julie
Item Type: Presentation

Elements of a Succession Plan

Description: Poster presented at the 2011 ALA Learning Roundtable Conference. This poster presents information about succession plans. It covers succession plan strategies, competencies for key positions, candidates' skills, and development plans.
Date: 2011
Creator: Brannon, Sian
Item Type: Poster

Study Blue

Description: This presentation is part of the Eagle Commons Library CLC Workshop Series. It introduces Study Blue, an online study tool system. This article outlines what Study Blue can do, its features, and offers examples for how to navigate and best utilize the system.
Date: 2011
Creator: Jenkins, John
Item Type: Presentation