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My InfoQuest and the Handheld Librarian

Description: This presentation discusses My InfoQuest, a service that lets you text a question to a librarian and receive a quick response on your mobile device.
Date: October 24, 2009
Creator: Avery, Elizabeth Fuseler

The Portal to Texas History

Description: This presentation presents information about The Portal to Texas History, a digital gateway to cultural heritage collections in Texas. This presentation discusses the IOGENE project, the research processes involved in developing The Portal to Texas History, the research with genealogists, and shows illustrations of the contents of The Portal to Texas History.
Date: October 24, 2009
Creator: Murray, Kathleen R.

Breaking Down the Costs - What are Your Digitization Projects Really Costing?

Description: This presentation discusses the costs and values of digital collections. It looks at the digital collections held at the University of North Texas (UNT) and does a cost comparison of the options based on their choices including the expenses that are related to building their digital collections.
Date: July 10, 2009
Creator: Belden, Dreanna

Getting ETDs off the Calf-Path: Digital Preservation Readiness for Growing ETD Collections and Distributed Preservation Networks [Presentation]

Description: This presentation addresses "Calf-Path" problems for Electronic Theses and Dissertation (ETD) repositories, problems associated with the early ad hoc and idiosyncratic workflow patterns. This presentation also documents relatively simple principles and guidelines for such ETD programs that can greatly improve the subsequent likelihood of implementing successful distributed digital preservation programs.
Date: June 11, 2009
Creator: McMillan, Gail & Halbert, Martin

Digital Repository 2.0: Lessons Learned and Applied

Description: This presentation discusses the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries' Digital Projects Unit and how the system and software to create digital collections was developed. It also discusses the future plans for system and software changes in the Digital Projects Unit.
Date: May 27, 2009
Creator: Nordstrom, Kurt & Fredericks, Brandon

Metadata to fit your needs... How much is too much?

Description: This presentation briefly introduces the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries and their mission. It explains the structure of the Digital Projects Unit having the Digital Library and The Portal to Texas History, and discusses their metadata structure and its role in Digital Projects.
Date: March 16, 2009
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward

Preserving Our Collective Digital History

Description: This presentation introduces the mission and the roles of the departments in the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries and focuses on the infrastructure of the Digital Projects Unit.
Date: March 11, 2009
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward

Effective Tools for Digital Object Management

Description: This presentation discusses the University of North Texas Libraries' Digital Projects Unit workflow for digitization, including organizing materials, using a Wiki project page, internal workflow, managing objects and identifiers, and using a Magick Numbering system.
Date: 2009
Creator: Moore, Jeremy D. & Fisher, Sarah Lynn

The Portal to Texas History

Description: This presentation describes how The Portal to Texas History was started, the processes involved, and how the IOGENE project developed. It discusses the many planning phases and reasons for the decisions that were made and illustrates the outcomes and how The Portal to Texas History works.
Date: 2009
Creator: Hartman, Cathy Nelson & Phillips, Mark Edward

Preserving Public Government Information: The 2008 End of Term Crawl Project

Description: This presentation explains the End of Term Presidential Harvest, a collaborative project to preserve U.S. Government web sites at the end of the 2008 Presidential election. The Library of Congress, Internet Archive, California Digital Library, University of North Texas, and the US Government Printing Office were the participating organizations for this project.
Date: December 9, 2008
Creator: Grotke, Abigail; Phillips, Mark Edward & Barnum, George

Web Archiving at UNT and End of Term Harvest 2008

Description: This presentation illustrates the collaborative project with the University of North Texas (UNT) and the United States Government Printing Office as part of the Federal Depository Library Program. The CyberCemetery was created as an online archive of government websites that have ceased operation. This also discusses the UNT collaboration with the United States Government Printing Office, the Library of Congress, the Internet Archive, and the California Digital Library in an End of Term Harvest project in 2008 to archive the Presidential campaign websites before they ceased to exist.
Date: November 7, 2008
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward

2008 DOT GOV Harvest Preserving Access

Description: Presentation for the 2008 Depository Library Council Annual Meeting. This presentation outlines the history, tool building, partner activities and future work for a collaborative project between the University of North Texas, the Library of Congress, the Internet Archive, the California Digital Library, and the U.S. Government Printing Office.
Date: October 21, 2008
Creator: Hartman, Cathy Nelson & Phillips, Mark Edward

User-Centered Design for Humanities Collections within a Digital Library

Description: This presentation discusses the infrastructure of the Digital Projects Unit at the University of North Texas (UNT) and the IOGENE project. There are illustrated examples and discussion about the challenges faced with the IOGENE user studies.
Date: October 17, 2008
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward & Murray, Kathleen R.

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

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

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