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Making it Work, Making it Fun: Metadata in Action

Description: This presentation discusses metadata and how to ensure quality. It illustrates how the University of North Texas (UNT) utilizes a metadata analysis tool and a metadata template creator.
Date: June 1, 2007
Creator: Belden, Dreanna

Introduction to METS: UNT Libraries' Tech Talks

Description: This Tech Talk presentation explores METS. The Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard (METS) is an initiative of the Digital Library Federation. Maintained by the Library of Congress, it provides a standard vocabulary and set of data structures for encoding hierarchical digital object content and metadata. In this presentation the author explains more about these parts of METS, and discusses how METS may be applicable to digital collections in the UNT Libraries.
Date: October 16, 2007
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward

Teaching Information Literacy: A Performance Based Cycle

Description: This presentation discusses teaching information literacy and a project to assess student searching skills. It includes background information on the project, discusses the performance cycle of information literacy, active teaching, learning, and assessing, student navigation skills, and software and strategies.
Date: December 2007
Creator: Downey, Annie & Byerly, Gayla

Circulation Myth Busters!

Description: This presentation discusses circulation in the libraries and what the policies, processes, services, and resources are for the UNT Libraries circulation department.
Date: December 3, 2007
Creator: Leuzinger, Julie

Rolling Your Own Digital Library System

Description: This presentation discusses the topic of building your own digital library system. It explains why the University of North Texas built their own system and some of the initial challenges and the advantages associated with the process.
Date: 2008
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward

The E-Quality Service Model: Collaboration between the Reference and Circulation departments as a means to improve the library experience for distance education patrons in an academic library

Description: This presentation discusses collaboration between the reference and circulation departments as a means to improve the library experience for distance education patrons in an academic library. The two authors give perspectives from the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries.
Date: April 16, 2008
Creator: Ramin, Lilly & Leuzinger, Julie

Enemies of History: Murderers of the Past

Description: This presentation is about a workshop for high school students. The workshop focused on preservation and how it relates to the study of history.
Date: April 16, 2008
Creator: Downey, Annie; May, Frances A.; Mears, Michelle M. & Smith, Jon

Nuts & Bolts: Preserving Digital Content at the University of North Texas

Description: This presentation discusses the preservation and digitization of content at the University of North Texas (UNT). The topics include a background of the digital initiatives at the UNT Libraries, the organization of the digital initiatives, the collaborative projects, the collections held by the UNT Libraries, and areas of research.
Date: June 2008
Creator: Hartman, Cathy Nelson & Phillips, Mark Edward

Web Archiving Workshop: Overview

Description: This presentation gives a brief overview of the history of web archiving and explains key terms and concepts related to web archiving and harvesting with illustrated examples.
Date: June 4, 2008
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward

Web Archiving Workshop: Tools Overview

Description: This presentation offers a brief discussion of web archiving tools. Tools include Wget, HTTrack, Heritrix, Wayback, and NutchWAX.
Date: June 4, 2008
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward

Building Digital Archives

Description: This presentation is about the steps followed in the development of the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries' Digital Library infrastructure, the lessons learned along the way, and the opportunities that are available today.
Date: June 6, 2008
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward & Hartman, Cathy Nelson

Collaboration in Practice: Megadata Happens

Description: This presentation discusses The Portal to Texas History and how collaborations with other organizations has helped add to the collection. In this presentation, the author illustrates examples from The Portal to Texas History with information about metadata management, quality issues, and the automated systems in place by the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries' Digital Projects Unit.
Date: June 6, 2008
Creator: Belden, Dreanna

Folksonomy

Description: This Tech Talk presentation explores Folksonomy. The author explores some of the more common aspects of folksonomies in the context of Web 2.0.
Date: July 2, 2008
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw

URL Nominating Tool

Description: This presentation gives an overview of the URL Nominating TOOL project and defines some of the associated key concepts. It explores the entity attribute value data model, URL's and SURTs, and batch imports.
Date: July 8, 2008
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward