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An NDNP Partnership

Description: This presentation discusses the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) partnership between the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries and the Oklahoma Historical Society. It offers a background on how this collaboration began, information on the workflows, and the successes and challenges.
Date: 2010
Creator: Spindle, Angela; Hartman, Cathy Nelson; Fisher, Sarah Lynn & Carter, Brent

Texas Digital Library (TDL) Metadata Working Group Update

Description: This presentation provides an update on three projects the Texas Digital Library Metadata Working Group (TDL-MWG) is working on. These include designing a metadata information website, creating best practices for images and datasets, and creating metadata courses for Texas Digital Library (TDL) training.
Date: 2010
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw; Davis, Jee-Hyun; Thomale, Jason; Chen, Mingyu; Mercer, Holly; Hazzard, Jeanne et al.

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

"Good" Digital Collections

Description: This Tech Talks presentation covers the principles that apply to "good" digital collections and analyzes how objects, metadata, and the user interface together create the users' experience of a collection.
Date: January 27, 2010
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw

jEdit

Description: This Tech Talks presentation discusses the jEdit text editor. jEdit is an open-source text editor available online which is used within the Digital Projects Lab for programming and for editing XML metadata files. In this Tech Talk, Metadata Librarian Hannah Tarver describes some of the ways that jEdit can be customized to make editing quicker and easier for documents that use mark-up languages or plain text.
Date: February 2010
Creator: Tarver, Hannah

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

Discover America's Cultural Heritage Collections on the Web

Description: This presentation discusses The Portal to Texas History and the University of North Texas (UNT) Digital Library collections. It also discusses the invisible internet, other Texas digital collections, other large digital collections, major digital collections in other states, subscription databases, and gives strategies for searching all of these databases.
Date: February 25, 2010
Creator: Belden, Dreanna

Open Access to UNT Faculty's Scholarly Publications

Description: This presentation discusses open access policies at the University of North Texas (UNT). The topics include an introduction to open access, a discussion of open access policies, and implementation ideas for workflow and technology support.
Date: March 25, 2010
Creator: Halbert, Martin; Moen, William E. & Hartman, Cathy Nelson

Introduction to Metadata

Description: Presentation on what metadata is, the differences in syntax and semantics in metadata, and examples of associations and organizations that have developed metadata schemas.
Date: April 14, 2010
Creator: Tarver, Hannah

The Educational Background of Academic Library Deans

Description: This presentation discusses a study of the educational backgrounds of academic library deans. This study uses quantitative methods to study the degrees and majors of all 123 academic library deans at Association of Research Libraries (ARL) institutions.
Date: May 2010
Creator: Hoffman, Starr & Downey, Annie

Designing the Optimal Open Access Mandate

Description: Presentation for the 2010 Open Access Symposium addressing multiple issues involved in developing a university open access policy.
Date: May 18, 2010
Creator: Harnad, Stevan Robert 1945-

Disruptive Transformations and Open Access

Description: Presentation for the 2010 Open Access Symposium discussing disruptions in how information is valued due to changing mediums and distribution models.
Date: May 18, 2010
Creator: Tanner, R. Michael

Is Open Access the New Normal?

Description: Presentation for the 2010 Open Access Symposium discussing the prevalence of open access resources and policies.
Date: May 18, 2010
Creator: Joseph, Heather