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Skill Building for Effective Use of Multidimensional Measurements in Collection Assessments
Presentation for the 2017 ALCTS Exchange Virtual Conference. This presentation explores multidimensional measures including percentage of expected use, percentage of expected holdings, and ratio of borrowings to holdings.
Preservation of Access to Government Information
Presentation for the 2017 Open Access Symposium. This presentation provides an overview of the Data Refuge initiative by the Penn Program in the Environmental Humanities and Penn Libraries.
What kind of Information is Available from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
Presentation for the 2017 Open Access Symposium. This presentation discusses the outreach efforts and datasets available through the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Deciphering Signatures for Improved Discoverability of ETDs
Presentation for the 2017 Texas Conference on Institutional Repositories. This lightning round presentation describes the creation of a database for deciphering and cataloging signatures for recently-digitized theses and dissertations.
Skill Building for Effective Use of Multidimensional Measurements in Collection Assessments: Discussion Guide
Discussion guide presentation for the 2017 ALCTS Exchange Virtual Conference. This guide explores multidimensional measures including percentage of expected use, percentage of expected holdings, and ratio of borrowings to holdings.
Broadening access to books on Texas and Oklahoma
Slides presented during panel “Four Case Studies, Four Ways: Highlights from AAUP's Review of OA Projects” at the 2017 annual meeting of the Association of American University Presses. This presentation by the principal investigator of this grant-funded project describes how we chose the topic of Texas and Oklahoma, what has surprised him about working with outside organizations and presses, what the challenges of working with outside organizations and presses have been, and what the good things about working with outside organizations have been.
Aquiline Books at UNT: A Progress Report
Presentation for the 2017 Texas Conference on Institutional Repositories. In June 2015, the UNT Libraries launched a for-fee service for publishing works of scholarship from authors affiliated with the university. While authors can choose from a menu of editing and design options, all publications are made free to read online through the institutional repository. In this presentation, we reflect on our choices in designing the publishing service—such as not organizing peer review, delivering publications through the repository, requiring free public access but not Creative Commons licenses—and on what authors have chosen from the menu of options over the past two years.
3Dhotbed: Harnessing 3D Technologies and Data to Teach the History of the Book
Presentation at the 2017 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries. This presentation includes the case study of developing 3D models of the tools, hosting the resulting data in the digital library, and the pedagogical opportunities the project has afforded.
Toward a Better Understanding of Open Access Policy Assessment
Presentation for the 2017 Texas Conference on Institutional Repositories. In this presentation, the speakers will use current scholarship on IR and assessment methods to tease apart elements useful for understanding the fluid components of an open access policy.
[Keynote] Some Thoughts on the Fragility of the Public Record in the Age of Big Digital
Presentation for the 2017 Open Access Symposium. This presentation explores the need complex issues involved with preserving public records, specifically through the need to triage preservation efforts; understand the government information lifecycle; differentiate access and usage; and engagement with stakeholders.
Social Justice Models for Campus Engagement
Presentation for the 2017 UNT Equity & Diversity Conference. In this presentation, Melissa Harris-Perry discusses the questions educators face when engaging in social justice.
After the Mandates & Manifestos, What Next? The Denton Declaration at 5
Presentation for the 2017 UNT Open Access Symposium. This presentation provides background on the Denton Declaration, an open data manifesto created in 2012, before introducing panelists for a discussion on the future of open data and open access.
[Keynote] Social Justice Models for Campus Engagement
Video of the Keynote for the 2017 UNT Equity & Diversity Conference. In this video, Melissa Harris-Perry discusses the questions educators face when engaging in social justice. This video also contains an introduction of the speaker by Shanni Barrax Moore and video presentation introduced by Dr. Jacqueline Vickery of a student video project arguing for the need for diversity in faculty and staff.
"How do I know if it's useful if I can't even get it to open?" Assessing Information Interaction at the University of North Texas to Improve Library Collections and Services
This presentation discusses the methodology and preliminary results of two usability studies – one on online video, and one on ebooks.
Found You! Identifying and Accessing Hidden Collections
This presentation discusses the University of North Texas Libraries' efforts to identify, document, and increase access to hidden or obscured collections.
Collaboration in scholarly communication: Opportunities to normalize open access
This article discusses scholarly communication from a holistic perspective and includes some strategies implemented at University of North Texas Libraries.
The Impact of Physically Embedded Librarianship on Academic Departments
This article discusses what happens when subject librarians move from the library services desk to spending a significant part of their workday in the academic departments they serve, and proposes a developmental model for physically embedded librarianship.
Integrated Collection Development for the 21st Century
This presentation discusses the adoption of a new collection development method implemented by University of North Texas Libraries to better respond to emerging acquisitions models, unstable budgets, and the evolving scholarly communications landscape.
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.
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.
Are You on the Happiness Track? Do You Want to Be?
This presentation discusses key points of research on happiness including several techniques application to attendees' personal and professional lives.
Biophilic Design for Libraries: Integrating and Referencing Nature to Create More Human-Centered Spaces
This poster discusses biophilic design for libraries.
Evaluating Paid For And Open Access Resources
Data comes in a multitude of formats, concerns most subject areas, but is often found freely available. After pulling from a variety of resources, talking to numerous librarians, and researching offerings, this presentation presents all necessary elements of a data resource into an easy-to-use evaluation rubric and collection development policy.
Are print books REALLY dead? Exploring the relationship between technology acceptance and the use of e-books at a large research university
This presentation discusses a study of undergraduate students at the University of North Texas to understand factors related to students' intent to use and actual use of e-books.
[Photo taken at the U.S. Supreme Court on Marriage Equality Day Photograph]
Photograph taken from the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court on the day they announced their decision on Marriage Equality and the Obergefell v. Hodges case. The press corps is waiting to report on the decision.
[Photo taken at the U.S. Supreme Court on Marriage Equality Day]
A TV news reporter stands outside the Supreme Court on the day they handed down a decision on Obergefell v. Hodges. He wears a business suit on his upper body, with jeans. Another news crew is shaded by an over-sized Titlelist umbrella.
[Photo taken at the U.S. Supreme Court on Marriage Equality Day]
A large crowd awaits the decision on the Obergefell v. Hodges case that led to Marriage Equality. Purple signs that say "LGBTQ Freedom, Justice and Equality NOW!" and flags with the logo of the Human Rights Campaign and ACLU are prominently displayed throughout the crowd.
[Running of the Interns at the U.S. Supreme Court on Marriage Equality Day]
People await the decision on the Obergefell v. Hodges case that led to Marriage Equality. The running of the interns bringing the decision is in the background.
[Photo taken at the U.S. Supreme Court on Marriage Equality Day]
People await the decision on the Obergefell v. Hodges case that led to Marriage Equality.
[Photo taken at the U.S. Supreme Court on Marriage Equality Day]
People await the decision on the Obergefell v. Hodges case that led to Marriage Equality.
[Photo taken at the U.S. Supreme Court on Marriage Equality Day]
A large crowd awaits the decision on the Obergefell v. Hodges case that led to Marriage Equality. Purple signs that say "LGBTQ Freedom, Justice and Equality NOW!" and flags with the logo of the Human Rights Campaign and ACLU are prominently displayed throughout the crowd.
[Photo taken at the U.S. Supreme Court on Marriage Equality Day]
A large crowd awaits the decision on the Obergefell v. Hodges case that led to Marriage Equality. Purple signs that say "LGBTQ Freedom, Justice and Equality NOW!" and flags with the logo of the Human Rights Campaign and ACLU are prominently displayed throughout the crowd. A small hand placard says "be you."
[Photo taken at the U.S. Supreme Court on Marriage Equality Day]
People await the decision on the Obergefell v. Hodges case that led to Marriage Equality. A photographer captures the crowds reaction as news of the decision spreads through the crowd.
[Video taken at the U.S. Supreme Court on Marriage Equality Day]
This short video clip was taken the day that the Supreme Court handed down it's decision on Obergefell v. Hodges. The crowd chants, "USA, USA, USA." Two signs are seen, one says, "Dignity Declared," and the other says, "The Arc of History Bends Towards Justice."
[Photo taken at the U.S. Supreme Court on Marriage Equality Day]
A large crowd awaits the decision on the Obergefell v. Hodges case that led to Marriage Equality. Purple signs that say "LGBTQ Freedom, Justice and Equality NOW!" and flags with the logo of the Human Rights Campaign are displayed throughout the crowd. Signs for the National LGBTQ Task Force are also seen.
[Photo taken at the U.S. Supreme Court on Marriage Equality Day, a sign says "National LGBTQ Task Force]
People await the decision on the Obergefell v. Hodges case that led to Marriage Equality. A sign that says, “National LGBTQ Task Force” is displayed.
[Photo taken at the U.S. Supreme Court on Marriage Equality Day]
A large crowd awaits the decision on the Obergefell v. Hodges case that led to Marriage Equality. The logo of the Human Rights Campaign and ACLU are prominently displayed throughout the crowd.
[Photo of protest signs taken at the U.S. Supreme Court on Marriage Equality Day]
Protesters await the decision on the Obergefell v. Hodges case that led to Marriage Equality. Visible are protest signs that say, "One Man, One Woman," "Marriage = a man + a woman," and "Save the Family." There's also a woman holding a sign for CWA, Concerned Women for America.
[Photo taken at the U.S. Supreme Court on Marriage Equality Day]
People await the decision on the Obergefell v. Hodges case that led to Marriage Equality. A sign that says, “National LGBTQ Task Force” is displayed, as well as a Rainbow flag.
[Photo taken at the U.S. Supreme Court on Marriage Equality Day]
People await the decision on the Obergefell v. Hodges case that led to Marriage Equality. A sign that says, “National LGBTQ Task Force” is displayed.
[Photo taken at the U.S. Supreme Court on Marriage Equality Day]
A large crowd awaits the decision on the Obergefell v. Hodges case that led to Marriage Equality. Purple signs that say "LGBTQ Freedom, Justice and Equality NOW!" and flags with the logo of the Human Rights Campaign and ACLU are displayed. A woman wearing a black pantsuit and green blouse is being interviewed by a news crew in the foreground, over-sized balloons that spell "love" are in the background.
[Photo taken at the U.S. Supreme Court on Marriage Equality Day]
A large crowd awaits the decision on the Obergefell v. Hodges case that led to Marriage Equality. Purple signs that say "LGBTQ Freedom, Justice and Equality NOW!" and flags with the logo of the Human Rights Campaign and ACLU are prominently displayed throughout the crowd. An ACLU sign says, "ACLU, Just Say I Do!"
[Photo taken at the U.S. Supreme Court on Marriage Equality Day]
A large crowd awaits the decision on the Obergefell v. Hodges case that led to Marriage Equality. Purple signs that say "LGBTQ Freedom, Justice and Equality NOW!" and flags with the logo of the Human Rights Campaign and ACLU are displayed. A woman wearing a black pantsuit and green blouse is being interviewed by a news crew in the foreground, over-sized balloons that spell "love" are in the background.
[Photo taken at the U.S. Supreme Court on Marriage Equality Day]
People await the decision on the Obergefell v. Hodges case that led to Marriage Equality. A sign that says, “National LGBTQ Task Force” is seen as a man waves a Rainbow flag.
[Photo taken at the U.S. Supreme Court on Marriage Equality Day]
People await the decision on the Obergefell v. Hodges case that led to Marriage Equality. A sign that says, “National LGBTQ Task Force” is seen as a man waves a Rainbow flag.
[Photo taken at the U.S. Supreme Court on Marriage Equality Day]
People await the decision on the Obergefell v. Hodges case that led to Marriage Equality. A sign that says, “National LGBTQ Task Force” is seen as a man waves a Rainbow flag.
[Photo taken at the U.S. Supreme Court on Marriage Equality Day]
A crowd awaits the decision on the Obergefell v. Hodges case that led to Marriage Equality. A sign that says "Vote Love" and flags with the logo of the ACLU are seen.
[Photo taken at the U.S. Supreme Court on Marriage Equality Day, first intern is seen running with decision]
People await the decision on the Obergefell v. Hodges case that led to Marriage Equality. The running of the interns bringing the decision just starts, and intern Lauren Langille can be seen at the far left with a piece of paper in her hand.
[Running of the Interns at the U.S. Supreme Court on Marriage Equality Day]
People await the decision on the Obergefell v. Hodges case that led to Marriage Equality. The running of the interns bringing the decision just starts, and intern Lauren Langille can be seen at the far left with a piece of paper in her hand as she races towards the journalists.
[Photo taken at the U.S. Supreme Court on Marriage Equality Day]
People await the decision on the Obergefell v. Hodges case that led to Marriage Equality. A sign that says, “National LGBTQ Task Force” is seen as a man waves a Rainbow flag.