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A Case Study of Metadata Creation in the University of North Texas Libraries' Digital Collections

Description: 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.
Date: August 15, 2016
Creator: Tarver, Hannah

First You Get the Money, Then You Get the Reviews, Then You Get the Internet Comments: A Quantitative Examination of the Relationship Between Critics, Viewers, and Box Office Success

Description: This article examines the relationships between a movie's perceived artistic merit as ranked by critics, a movie's quality as ranked by viewers, a movie's gross box office take, and its release date.
Date: April 28, 2016
Creator: Berg, Jeremy & Raddick, M. Jordan

Yes, but is it Linked Open Data?

Description: Poster presented at Digital Frontiers. This poster presents preliminary results from an analysis of 407 success proposals to the National Endowment for the Humanities' Office of Digital Humanities grant program.
Date: September 22, 2016
Creator: Keralis, Spencer D. C.; Grumbach, Elizabeth & Potvin, Sarah

Getting started with IIIF

Description: This handout accompanies the presentation "Enabling Scholarly Annotation Using Open Frameworks for the Web" given as part of a panel at El'Manuscript-2016. This handout describes the International Image Interoperability Framework and provides links to resources.
Date: August 20, 2016
Creator: Judkins, Julie & Hawkins, Kevin S.

A Century's Only Partway There: "Hundred Year Hall" and the Evolution of the Live Album

Description: Notes accompanying a presentation for the 2016 Southwest Popular/American Culture Association Conference. The notes and 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
Date: February 11, 2016
Creator: Berg, Jeremy

A Defense of Preservation in the Age of MPLP

Description: This article looks at Mark A. Greene and Dennis Meissner's attitudes towards preservation as revealed in their articles on More Product, Less Process (MPLP), the relationship between access and preservation, and the importance of preservation within archives; it also offers strategies for efficient preservation.
Date: 2015
Creator: Phillips, Jessica

Achieving Financial Sustainability: Are We Asking the Wrong Questions?

Description: 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.
Date: August 12, 2016
Creator: Hawkins, Kevin S.

OA Resource Rubric

Description: This rubric represents a simple and effective way to determine if an Open Access resources is of appropriate quality for inclusion in a library catalog.
Date: July 19, 2016
Creator: Rodriguez, Allyson

More Than Just a Job: Student Employee Success in Academic Libraries [Audio]

Description: Audio for presentation describing how being a student assistant at UNT Libraries impacted Holly Dolan. The presentation also includes perspectives from other student workers, as well as advice on how to improve library programs to ensure the success of student workers. This presentation was shown at the 2015 Texas Library Association Annual Conference.
Date: April 16, 2015
Creator: Dolan, Holly