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Assessing the Success of a Professional Development Program

Description: This poster describes how assessment can be incorporated into a professional development program for academic librarians by using measures of need, participation, satisfaction, and impact.
Date: July 22, 2016
Creator: Harker, Karen; Sassen, Catherine & O'Toole, Erin
Item Type: Poster

Charting New Territory: Mapping the UNT Libraries Collections

Description: 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.
Date: July 22, 2016
Creator: Harker, Karen & Klein, Janette
Item Type: Presentation

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
Item Type: Text

Broadening Access to Books on Texas and Oklahoma

Description: 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.
Date: June 17, 2016
Creator: Hawkins, Kevin S.
Item Type: Presentation

Sharing Session Handout on Tabletop Game Genre Terms

Description: Handout for the American Library Association's Games and Gaming Round Table sharing session "A Winning Game Plan: Using Genre Terms to Enhance Discovery of Tabletop Games" demonstrating bibliographic and genre authority records for tabletop games.
Date: June 13, 2016
Creator: Yanowski, Kevin; Robson, Diane & Sassen, Catherine
Item Type: Text

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
Item Type: Sound

Becoming the Storm

Description: Text of the keynote address delivered during the University of North Texas Lavender Graduation at the end of the Fall 2015 semester.
Date: November 2015
Creator: Keralis, Spencer D. C.
Item Type: Text

Succession Planning Through Mentoring in the Library

Description: 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.
Date: April 21, 2016
Creator: Leuzinger, Julie & Rowe, Jennifer
Item Type: Presentation

GIS Trends and Open Access

Description: Presentation for the 2016 Open Access Symposium discussing Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software and data in relation to open access initiatives.
Date: May 20, 2016
Creator: Burns, Douglas & Rodriguez, Allyson
Item Type: Presentation

A Publishing Analytics Data Alliance

Description: We invite publishers, libraries, research centers, societies, funders, aggregators, and other scholarly communication stakeholders to join Project Meerkat 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.
Date: April 19, 2016
Creator: Hawkins, Kevin S.
Item Type: Poster

Envisioning a Geospatial Data Portal and Curation Network

Description: 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.
Date: May 25, 2016
Creator: Burns, Douglas
Item Type: Presentation

Succession Planning Through Mentoring in the Library Survey

Description: Survey Instrument used for study, "Succession Planning Through Mentoring in the Library." The purpose of this study is to determine if libraries are incorporating succession planning in their hiring, recruitment and retention plans and if there is perceived value among librarians in incorporating mentoring in their succession plans.
Date: January 2016
Creator: Leuzinger, Julie & Rowe, Jennifer
Item Type: Text

The Case for a Publishing Analytics Data Alliance

Description: 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.
Date: October 2015
Creator: Hawkins, Kevin S.
Item Type: Presentation