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Open Access at the UNT Libraries

Description: This presentation discusses the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries' Digital Library collection. It showcases the collections included in the UNT Digital Library, the statistics of use, and highlights the UNT Scholarly Works institutional repository.
Date: May 20, 2011
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Item Type: Presentation

Organizational Alignment

Description: This paper discusses organizational alignment and digital preservation.
Date: May 23, 2011
Creator: Angevaare, Inge; Gallinger, Michelle; Anderson, Martha; Giaretta, David & Halbert, Martin
Item Type: Paper

Using Assessment Techniques to Guide Library Service Improvements

Description: This presentation discusses assessment techniques used to guide library service improvements. The assessments used are part of a triangulation method that uses three approaches of assessment in order to determine specific user needs and areas for improvement.
Date: May 27, 2011
Creator: Wahl, Diane; Avery, Elizabeth Fuseler & Downey, Annie
Item Type: Presentation

Analyzing the Persistence of Referenced Web Resources with Memento [Presentation]

Description: Presentation for the 2011 International Conference on Open Repositories. This presentation discusses the results of a study into the persistence and availability of web resources referenced from papers in scholarly repositories. Memento makes it possible to automate discovery of archived resources and to consider the time between the publication of the research and the archiving of the reference URLs.
Date: June 2011
Creator: Sanderson, Robert; Phillips, Mark Edward & Van de Sompel, Herbert
Item Type: Presentation

Networking and Getting Involved Professionally

Description: This presentation discusses networking and career development. It includes information about becoming involved in professional organizations, attending conferences, creating business cards, and staying in contact with others in the profession.
Date: June 9, 2011
Creator: Hoffman, Starr
Item Type: Presentation

PREMIS Event Service

Description: This presentation discusses the PREMIS Event Service. The University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries has created a digital library infrastructure that is designed using the Curation Micro Services methodology for building repositories. Based on modular components designed for reuse and re-configuration the authors propose a general-purpose preservation event logging system using the PREMIS Event and Agent data model.
Date: June 9, 2011
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward; Schultz, Matt & Nordstrom, Kurt
Item Type: Presentation

PREMIS Event Service

Description: This paper discusses the PREMIS Event Service. The University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries have created a digital library infrastructure that is designed using the Curation Micro Services methodology for building repositories. Based on modular components designed for reuse and re-configuration the authors propose a general-purpose preservation event logging system using the PREMIS Event and Agent data model. An example implementation developed with the Django Web framework and employing RESTful design patterns with the Atom Publishing Protocol is described.
Date: June 9, 2011
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward; Schultz, Matt & Nordstrom, Kurt
Item Type: Paper

Command-line Tools for Digital Preservation

Description: Presentation for a 2011 command-line workshop at the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. This presentation discusses command-line tools for digital curation and preservation.
Date: June 13, 2011
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Item Type: Presentation

Learning from Our Users: Using Assessment to Drive Change

Description: This poster discusses using assessments and user feedback in the libraries. The poster illustrates a comparison between LibQUAL+ surveys, focus groups, and ethnographic study results for online students.
Date: June 26, 2011
Creator: Wahl, Diane & Avery, Elizabeth Fuseler
Item Type: Poster

LibQUAL+ Lite at UNT

Description: This poster discusses the LibQUAL+ Lite survey. It summarizes results and implications relating to survey participation and survey results given at the University of North Texas (UNT).
Date: June 26, 2011
Creator: Wahl, Diane
Item Type: Poster

Assessment of Library Support for Distance Learning at UNT

Description: Presentation for the 2011 American Library Association Annual Conference discussing assessments of library support for distance learning at the University of North Texas (UNT). The methods used include LibQUAL+ surveys, focus groups, and ethnographic studies.
Date: June 27, 2011
Creator: Wahl, Diane
Item Type: Presentation

From Common to Commons: Repurposing a Traditional Reading Room at the University of North Texas Science and Technology Library [Handout]

Description: This handout accompanies a presentation for the Texas Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Librarians Conference. The handout and presentation explain a project to repurpose a traditional reading room at the University of North Texas (UNT) Science and Technology Library.
Date: July 12, 2011
Creator: O'Toole, Erin
Item Type: Pamphlet

Collection Development and Management Issues

Description: This presentation discusses collection development and management issues. It describes considerations to keep in mind, suggestions and strategies, and ideas for successful digitization projects.
Date: July 23, 2011
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Item Type: Presentation

Re-Purposing of Freely Available Government Documents

Description: This presentation discusses the re-purposing of freely available government documents. It specifically describes projects by the University of North Texas Libraries including The Portal to Texas History, collections in the UNT Digital Library, newspaper projects, and the digitization of maps.
Date: July 23, 2011
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Item Type: Presentation

How to Take Better Photographs: Control Quality by Controlling the Camera

Description: In this Tech Talk presentation, the authors demonstrate simple ways to improve a photograph by making use of camera controls and by considering location, lighting, and composition. The authors will introduce basic information about using manual camera settings to control aperture, shutter speed, and ISO, and the authors will discuss specific "shooting" situations such as portraits, group photos, and events.
Date: July 27, 2011
Creator: Jones, Jerrell & Hall, Nathan
Item Type: Presentation

Community-Driven Approaches to Digital Preservation

Description: This presentation discusses community-driven approaches to digital preservation. The authors state the importance of collaboration and who is collaborating and how. In addition, information on some core principles of collaborative preservation and what these look like in practice.
Date: August 12, 2011
Creator: Halbert, Martin & Skinner, Katherine
Item Type: Presentation