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Owning Your Labor Is A Skill
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.
Promoting Positive Changes with Assessment in a Public Services Setting
This presentation discusses the positive aspects of change using the case study of UNT Libraries' Public Services setting, as well as how public services impacts students, faculty, and community members.
Tips and Tricks for Usability Studies
This presentation from the 2003 Internet Librarian Conference shares some experiences from two “real-life” Web site usability studies, including tips and tricks for carrying out a Web usability study.
Childhood Studies at the Digital Turn
This presentation from the Modern Language Association 2017 panel "Keep the H in DH" examines the parallel emerging fields of digital humanities and literary childhood studies.
It Starts at the Top: Developing a Motivational Leadership Style That Moves Mountains
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.
Web Site Usability Testing at the Libraries
This presentation from the 2003 Texas Library Association Conference discusses the purpose and procedures for conducting website usability testing.
The Case for a Publishing Analytics Data Alliance
This presentation discusses Project Meerkat, a project aimed “to develop guidelines and standards for digital scholarly monograph usage data and to construct a neutral organizational apparatus for the ongoing collection and aggregation of data about these scholarly publications,” and the resulting cooperative to be developed out of that project, the Publishing Analytics Data Alliance.
Letting the collections tell their story: Using Tableau for collection evaluation
This presentation contains the workshop presented at the 2016 Library and Information Technology Association Forum pre-conference session. This workshop presentation includes an introduction to the Tableau Public software, data management, and developing dashboards.
The Power of Images + Text as Survey Responses
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Importance of GIS Repositories
This presentation highlights the importance of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data repositories, including issues and challenges.
Classified Information for All: Etree, The Internet, and the Folksonomies of Live Music Recordings
Presentation for the 2016 Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association. This presentation focuses on the classification of live music recordings, the theory behind current cataloging standards, and why these recordings and their organization are important to libraries.
Classified Information for All: Etree, The Internet, and the Folksonomies of Live Music Recordings
Presentation for the 2016 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference.This presentation focuses on the classification of live music recordings, and positions it in the scope of digital humanities, explaining how it came to be and what the academy can learn from it.
A Case Study of Metadata Creation in the University of North Texas Libraries' Digital Collections
This presentation contains a case study of the work carried out by the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries and the intersection of metadata modeling, metadata input rules and documentation, metadata quality assessments, and technology to empower metadata editors to create high-quality metadata.
Critical Digital Pedagogy Kick Off Meeting
This presentation provides an overview of the Critical Digital Pedagogy Faculty Mentoring Network Grant project, including activities, goals, and projected outcomes.
Enabling Scholarly Annotation Using Open Frameworks for the Web
This presentation presents two implementations of the W3C Web Annotation Working Group’s data model for annotations: Hypothesis (for annotating webpages) and IIIF (for interoperability of images).
A Century's Only Partway There: "Hundred Year Hall" and the Evolution of the Live Album [Presentation]
This presentation discusses the evolution of live album recordings of The Grateful Dead, from composite recordings taken from multiple shows to one show releases, the motivations behind this transition, and its influence on the live albums of other artists
Achieving Financial Sustainability: Are We Asking the Wrong Questions?
While technology has made producing copies of digital content almost entirely free, there is no escaping that publishing, according to most definitions of the term, still requires time and money. Any publishing service offered by a library must find a way to achieve financial sustainability—that is, operate without losing money. However, even "losing money" is a tricky concept, especially when taking into account varying definitions of operating expenses (overhead costs) under different models for auxiliary services. Libraries are by their very nature cost centers, providing services without the expectation of recovering revenue, and are usually part of larger organizations that similarly provide services under partial or full subsidies. While libraries are often comfortable with charging for convenience services and for services to those outside their designed community of users, careful thought should be given to which costs a publishing service-or any new service-should be expected to recover.
Data: What do we need, and what do we do with it once we have it?
This presentation discusses how to find and evaluate a quality data resource, and the process of building data expertise and service models for students, faculty, and librarians.
From Acceptance to Assessment: Academic Librarians CAN Card-Swipe
This poster describes the results of longitudinal research of academic librarians using card-swiping technologies to improve collaborative assessment efforts on a large public university campus.
Evaluation of a Bestsellers Leasing Program in an Academic Library
This presentation provides an overview of the University of North Texas Libraries assessment of a book leasing program for popular fiction and non-fiction items.
Making MINES for Libraries Work for Your Library
This presentation provides an overview of the use of MINES for Libraries® at the University of North Texas Libraries.
Promoting Excellent Service: Establishing Core Competencies in Training Student Employees
This presentation provides an overview of the University of North Texas Libraries Access Services training plan for student employees.
Charting New Territory: Mapping the UNT Libraries Collections
Presentation given at the Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC) Conference on July 22, 2016. This presentation describes the components and creation of the Collection Map, a collection assessment tool developed by the University of North Texas.
Open Minds But Closed Access. Why Are There So Few Gold Open Access LIS Journals? And Why Are So Many Librarians Unwilling To Unlock Their Scholarship?
This presentation contains an evaluation of the open access availability of library and information science literature.
Improving Openness of Scholarly Communication
This presentation contains an overview of the Open Science Framework as a free, open scholarly commons.
Evaluation of Online-Only Journal Quality from Analysis of Email Solicitations
This presentation contains an analysis of ~600 solicitation emails related to 317 scholarly journals received within a one-year period to assess the quality of publishing venues available.
OA Monographs: The Cost of Creating Them Today To Make Them Open For Tomorrow
This presentation contains findings from a 2015 Mellon-funded study to understand the costs of publishing monographs, and their next steps in building a tool to estimate publishing costs.
Sustaining OA with Publishing Cooperatives
This presentation reports on the MacArthur-funded Open Access Publishing Cooperative Study, which is investigating the viability of publishing cooperatives through an examination of pilot projects in Africa, Canada, and the United States.
SHARE in Open Science and Open Access
This presentation contains an overview of SHARE, an open dataset repository to track research projects across the research lifecycle.
Live-Streaming OA at University of California Press: Lessons Learned, and How the Landscape Has Already Changed
This presentation discusses where scholarly publishing is headed, what is happening in open-access and library publishing, and how they can support alternatives to commercial publishing.
Broadening Access to Books on Texas and Oklahoma
This overview of the grant-funded project was given as a lightning-round presentation during the panel "Giving New Life to Old Books: The NEH/Mellon Humanities Open Book Program" at the 2016 annual meeting of the Association of American University Presses.
Why Science is Better with Communism? The Case of Sci-Hub
This presentation will discuss why intellectual property rights, in the form of copyright law, are contradictory to science as an enterprise, and will draw on the example of Sci-Hub.
Fair Open Access: A Roadmap
This presentation provides a model for flipping subscription journals to Open Access using Linguistics in Open Access (LingOA) as an example.
Succession Planning Through Mentoring in the Library
This presentation discusses succession planning through mentoring, including an overview of survey results with a special focus on succession planning and mentoring within academic libraries.
GIS Trends and Open Access
Presentation for the 2016 Open Access Symposium discussing Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software and data in relation to open access initiatives.
Unique Library Services for Graduate Students: Support Over the Graduate Lifecycle
This presentation provides an overview of the University of North Texas Libraries' Library Research Support Services department and its work to support the graduate student life cycle.
Envisioning a Geospatial Data Portal and Curation Network
This presentation is part of the panel "Envisioning a Geospatial Data Portal and Curation Network" from the 2016 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries and contains a brief overview on the GIS data and services provided by the University of North Texas.
Copyright and Publication Agreements: Who Owns Your Work?
Presentation for the 2010 Open Access Symposium discussing ownership as interpreted by copyright and publication agreements.
Advancing Open Access Through Digital Services
Presentation for the 2010 Open Access Symposium discussing digital services using Georgia Tech University as a case study.
Disruptive Transformations and Open Access
Presentation for the 2010 Open Access Symposium discussing disruptions in how information is valued due to changing mediums and distribution models.
Rescuing Texas History at The Portal to Texas History
This presentation provides an overview of the Rescuing Texas History Program, in which University of North Texas Libraries partners with external organizations to preserve at-risk materials.
The Research University Imperative to Distribute Scholarly Materials
Presentation for the 2010 Open Access Symposium discussing the benefits of an active faculty role in distributing research through the institutional repository.
Voyages: The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database -- A Case Study in Transitioning to Open Access
Presentation for the 2010 Open Access Symposium using the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database as a case study for transitioning research to an open access model.
Designing the Optimal Open Access Mandate
Presentation for the 2010 Open Access Symposium addressing multiple issues involved in developing a university open access policy.
Is Open Access the New Normal?
Presentation for the 2010 Open Access Symposium discussing the prevalence of open access resources and policies.
Open Access: An STM Journal Publisher's Perspective
Presentation for the 2010 Open Access Symposium discussing a commercial publisher's operations and perspective on open access
Open Access Publishing: Benefits, Challenges and Experiences
Presentation for the 2010 Open Access Symposium provides an overview of open access publishing as a whole and BioMed Central as an open access publisher.
The Case for a Publishing Analytics Data Alliance
Digital technology is making it possible for publishers and libraries to gather data on the dissemination and use of scholarly publications in unprecedented detail and on an unprecedented scale. While data arising from the digital distribution of content provides new opportunities for understanding the scholarly communication ecosystem, it also creates socio-technical challenges for understanding how scholarly content is shared and used across networked knowledge landscapes. Libraries and institutions will require the context that aggregate data can provide to effectively use the data they collect, but they will be unable to create this context alone. This risks leaving the collection of data in the hands of a small number of well-resourced organizations—likely commercial—that do not answer to the community. The proposed Publishing Analytics Data Alliance will serve as a cooperative in which representatives from all of the relevant academic publishing stakeholder groups (academic publishers, research libraries, research centers, and aggregators) collaborate to address the socio-technical challenges around publishing analytics: developing a data model, workflows, and prototype for aggregation and display of usage data relating to digital monographs, and creating an accompanying code of ethics and terms of use for data gathering, analysis, and dissemination by members.
Working Together to Get It For Them: ILL and Document Delivery at the UNT Libraries
This presentation provides an overview of the document delivery process for UNT Libraries. Slides include reorganization of process to include use of ILLiad. Presented at the 2016 OCLC ILLiad International Conference.
Extending the TAM2 Model: Card Swiping and Academic Librarians
Presentation discusses use of Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) and its extended modified TAM2 Model to examine pre- and post-implementation factors in adopting card swiping for libraries.