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Introduction to METS: UNT Libraries' Tech Talks

Description: This Tech Talk presentation explores METS. The Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard (METS) is an initiative of the Digital Library Federation. Maintained by the Library of Congress, it provides a standard vocabulary and set of data structures for encoding hierarchical digital object content and metadata. In this presentation the author explains more about these parts of METS, and discusses how METS may be applicable to digital collections in the UNT Libraries.
Date: October 16, 2007
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward

The Portal to Texas History

Description: This presentation describes how The Portal to Texas History was started, the processes involved, and how the IOGENE project developed. It discusses the many planning phases and reasons for the decisions that were made and illustrates the outcomes and how The Portal to Texas History works.
Date: 2009
Creator: Hartman, Cathy Nelson & Phillips, Mark Edward

Web Archiving at UNT and End of Term Harvest 2008

Description: This presentation illustrates the collaborative project with the University of North Texas (UNT) and the United States Government Printing Office as part of the Federal Depository Library Program. The CyberCemetery was created as an online archive of government websites that have ceased operation. This also discusses the UNT collaboration with the United States Government Printing Office, the Library of Congress, the Internet Archive, and the California Digital Library in an End of Term Harvest project in 2008 to archive the Presidential campaign websites before they ceased to exist.
Date: November 7, 2008
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward

Infrastructure for the UNT Digital Library

Description: This presentation discusses the University of North Texas Libraries' Digital Projects Unit workflows, how they overcame challenges, and how the use of established models and standards helped them find solutions to the workflow. It presents the editing system created for the Digital Projects Unit, the organizational structure for each object, and identifiers.
Date: August 2, 2010
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward

Web Archiving Workshop: Tools Overview

Description: This presentation offers a brief discussion of web archiving tools. Tools include Wget, HTTrack, Heritrix, Wayback, and NutchWAX.
Date: June 4, 2008
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward

URL Nominating Tool

Description: This presentation gives an overview of the URL Nominating TOOL project and defines some of the associated key concepts. It explores the entity attribute value data model, URL's and SURTs, and batch imports.
Date: July 8, 2008
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward

Infrastructure for the UNT Digital Library

Description: This presentation discusses creating workflows for digitization projects as well as data models and descriptive metadata schema. It describes the processes of creating a workable model to digitize objects.
Date: July 15, 2010
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward

Web Archiving Workshop: Overview

Description: This presentation gives a brief overview of the history of web archiving and explains key terms and concepts related to web archiving and harvesting with illustrated examples.
Date: June 4, 2008
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward

Building Search Systems for Digital Library Collections

Description: This presentation describes the infrastructure and collection in the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries Digital initiatives. This discusses issues related to searching and explains possible solutions to best enhance metadata and searching capabilities.
Date: May 31, 2007
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward

OAI-ORE

Description: This Tech Talk presentation discusses how the Open Archive Initiative (OAI) and the Object Reuse and Exchange (ORE) are used in the University of North Texas (UNT) Digital Library. OAI-ORE define the standards for the description and exchange of aggregations of Web resources.
Date: January 20, 2010
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward

Storage 101: The Basics

Description: This presentation discusses storage options for digital content, questions to ask when planning, and things to consider for storing and digitizing data.
Date: February 5, 2010
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward

XML for Text Markup: An Introduction to XML Markup

Description: This presentation introduces the extensible markup language (XML) for text markup. It explains where XML came from, the advantages, gives a comparison of XML to HTML, and discusses how XML works and can be used.
Date: 2003
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward

Metadata and XML

Description: This presentation discusses how XML can help store metadata. The University of North Texas (UNT) Digital Projects Unit developed the UNTL metadata element set with IndexData that tailored the data to meet their needs.
Date: November 7, 2003
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward

Annexation of Texas Project

Description: Presentation for the 2003 GODART Preconference at the American Library Association Annual Conference. This presentation outlines the "From Republic to State: Debates and Documents Relating to the Annexation of Texas, 1836-1856" project. This grant funded project involved digitizing 6000 objects.
Date: June 21, 2003
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward

User-Centered Design for Humanities Collections within a Digital Library

Description: This presentation discusses the infrastructure of the Digital Projects Unit at the University of North Texas (UNT) and the IOGENE project. There are illustrated examples and discussion about the challenges faced with the IOGENE user studies.
Date: October 17, 2008
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward & Murray, Kathleen R.

Building Digital Archives

Description: This presentation is about the steps followed in the development of the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries' Digital Library infrastructure, the lessons learned along the way, and the opportunities that are available today.
Date: June 6, 2008
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward & Hartman, Cathy Nelson

Preserving Our Collective Digital History

Description: This presentation introduces the mission and the roles of the departments in the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries and focuses on the infrastructure of the Digital Projects Unit.
Date: March 11, 2009
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward