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Collaborative Approach to Address Scholarly Communications and Digital Curation Challenges
Presentation for the Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC) Scholarly Communications and Digital Curation (SCDC) Affinity Group 2013 Summer Meeting. In this presentation, the authors discuss collaborative approaches to address scholarly communications and digital curation challenges.
Scaling up to meet growing needs
Presentation for the 2013 Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC) Conference. The author discusses scaling up to meet the growing needs of a digital library.
Tech Tools and the Law
Presentation for the 2014 Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC) Annual Conference. This presentation discusses tech tools and the law.
Online Profiles and Unique Author Identifiers
Presentation for the Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC) Scholarly Communications and Digital Curation (SCDC) Affinity Group 2013 Winter Meeting. This presentation discusses online profiles and unique author identifiers, their importance, features, and strategies for successfully using them.
New World of Scholarly Publishing
Presentation for the Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC) Scholarly Communications and Digital Curation (SCDC) Affinity Group Summer 2014 Meeting. This presentation discusses scholarly publishing activities at the University of Michigan (UM) Libraries and library publishing service ideas at the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries.
Curating the Southwest Region's Maps: UNT-UTA Collaborative Project
Presentation for the 2013 Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC) Conference discussing the Mapping the Southwest project. Mapping the Southwest was a 3-year project (2010-2013) funded by a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) We the People grant. This presentation discusses the background of the project, the goals and activities, impacts, and lessons learned.
Name Authority Control: An institutional repository approach
Presentation for the 2013 Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC) Conference. This presentation discusses the importance of name authority, how the UNT Name App tool addresses challenges with name authority, the migration and implementation process, and implications for future use.
NDNP at UNT: Building Open Access To Our Heritage
Presentation for the 2013 Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC) Conference. This presentation discusses the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) at the University of North Texas (UNT). The author gives a background of the project, discusses the production, the data and workflow, collaboration efforts, and helpful software tools.
Implementing the Extended Date/Time Format in Digital Collections
Presentation for the 2013 Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC) Conference. This presentation discusses the implementation of the Extended Date/Time Format (EDTF) within the University of North Texas (UNT) digital collections. It includes a summary of the kinds of date formats in the EDTF with examples from the digital collections, a description of methods used to implement and utilize the machine-readability of the format, and an overview of reasons that other institutions may want to consider switching to the EDTF.
From Theses and Dissertations to ETD: Retrospective Digitization and New Forms of Scholarship
Presentation for the 2014 Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC) Annual Conference. This presentation discusses electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) and retrospective digitization and new forms of scholarship.
Broadening the Scope of an Institutional Repository: The Patent Project
Presentation for the 2014 Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC) Annual Conference. This presentation a project to include patents into the University of North Texas (UNT) Scholarly Works institutional repository.
Shared Metadata for Regional Landmarks: Building Names
Presentation for the Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC) Special Collections Affinity Group meeting. This presentation discusses dealing with building names in digital collections.
Road Trip! Special collections and heritage tourism
Presentation for the 2014 Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC) Annual Conference. This presentation discusses special collections and heritage tourism.
Getting the Word Out: Strategies for Amplifying your Library's Twitter Presence
Presentation for the 2014 Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC) Annual Conference. This presentation discusses strategies for amplifying your library's Twitter presence and getting the word out.
Pay It Forward: Mentoring library students for career development
Presentation for the 2013 Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC) conference. The authors discuss mentoring library students for career development.
Creating Value Beyond the Library: Best Practices for Embedded Librarianship
Presentation for the 2013 Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC) Conference. This presentation discusses creating value beyond the library and best practices for embedded librarianship.
Facilitating Discovery and Long-term Access to Electronic Theses and Dissertations: Notes About Those in Music
Presentation for the 2013 Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC) Conference. In this presentation, the authors discuss facilitating discovery and long-term access to electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) and offer notes about music ETDs.
Combined Library Services Desk: Round Table Discussion
Presentation for a round table discussion at the 2013 Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC) Conference. This presentation discusses combining library service desks.
Combining Circulation and Reference Desks into a Single Service Point
Presentation for the 2014 Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC) Annual Conference. This presentation discusses a project of combining circulation and reference desks into a single service point at the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries.
Managing Serials in the UNT Libraries Digital Collections
Presentation for the 2014 Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC) Annual Conference. This presentation discusses serials in the UNT digital collections, including ways of finding/browsing serials, how we describe them in the metadata, and examples of various exceptions.
Texas Documents and Government Publications available in The Portal to Texas History
Presentation for the 2014 Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC) Annual Conference. This presentation discusses Texas documents and government publications available in The Portal to Texas History.
The Challenge of Open Access and the Humanities
Presentation for the 2014 Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC) Annual Conference, as part of the 'Emerging Opportunities in Open Access' interactive panel session. This presentation discusses the challenges of open access and the humanities.
When Fulltext Searching Isn't Enough: Text Encoding for Manuscripts and Other Special Collections Materials
Presentation for the Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC) Special Collections Affinity Group Fall 2014 Meeting. This presentation discusses text encoding for manuscripts and other special collections materials.
Digitization Guidelines and Practices in a Federal Depository Library
Presentation for the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) Virtual Conference. This presentation discusses digitization guidelines and practices in a Federal Depository Library.
Adventures in Digital Preservation (and how not to lose your way)
Presentation for the 2013 Conservation Savvy: From Expert to DIY Conference. This presentation discusses adventures in digital preservation and how not to lose your way.
"Reports of My Death Are Greatly Exaggerated:" Findings from the TEI in Libraries Survey
Article on the findings of the Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) survey of text encoding practices in libraries.
Applying User-Centered Design Principles to Redesign the Interface to The Portal to Texas History: The IOGENE Project [Poster]
Poster presented at the 2010 Society for Imaging Science and Technology Archiving Conference. This poster presents information related to the IOGENE project and discusses applying user-centered design principles to redesign the interface to The Portal to Texas History.
Applying User-Centered Design Principles to Redesign the Interface to the Portal to Texas History: The IOGENE Project
This paper discusses applying user-centered design principles to redesign The Portal to Texas History, as part of the IOGENE project at the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries.
The Issues of Compliance and Interoperability in Integrating Heterogeneous Digital Resources: Lessons from the Texas History Portal
Paper for the 2005 IS&T Archiving Conference. This article discusses the issues of compliance and interoperability in integrating heterogeneous digital resources and lessons from the Texas History Portal.
Metadata Enhancements and Quality Assurance Mechanisms [Poster]
This poster presentation was presented at the 2008 Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) conference (Work in Progress session). The poster discusses that maintaining usable and sustainable digital collections requires a complex set of actions, and demonstrates some of the tools and quality assurance mechanisms used at the UNT Libraries.
Integrating Controlled Vocabularies into Cultural Heritage Digital Collections: The Portal to Texas History Experience [Poster]
Poster presented at the 2007 ASIS&T Annual Conference. This poster describes the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries' digital libraries implementations experience. It discusses various scenarios and strategies for integrating controlled vocabularies in the uncontrolled digital library world.
Integrating Controlled Vocabularies into Cultural Heritage Digital Collections: The Portal to Texas History Experience
Paper accompanying a poster for the 2007 ASIS&T Annual Conference. Paper discusses the University of North Texas Libraries' digital libraries' implementations experience. It discusses various scenarios and strategies for integrating controlled vocabularies in the uncontrolled digital library world.
Meeting the Demands of Digital Scholarship: Challenges and Opportunities [Poster]
Poster presented at the 2005 ASIS&T Annual conference. This poster discusses challenges, opportunities, and meeting the demands of digital scholarship.
No Dust in the Stacks: Creating a Customized Local Serials Collection on the Fly
Poster presented at the 2014 Charleston Annual Library Conference. This poster discusses creating a customized local serials collection on the fly.
The DataRes Research Project on Data Management
Paper for the 2012 International iConference. This presentation discusses data management and the DataRes Project.
The DataRes Research Project on Data Management [Poster]
Poster presented at the 2012 International iConference. This poster discusses data management and the DataRes Project.
Patron Driven Acquisitions: Or I Wish I Knew Then...
This paper accompanies a poster presentation on patron driven acquisitions. The ups and downs of initiating and assessing a patron acquisitions program at the University of North Texas (UNT) will be highlighted. Emphasis will be placed on changing the philosophy of collection development, how to start the program (through a jobber or direct), coordinating print and electronic acquisitions processes, and assessing the first year's purchases.
Metadata Quality: A Phased Approach to Ensuring Long-Term Access to Digital Resources
Paper accompanying a poster presentation at the 2009 ASIS&T Annual Meeting. This paper discusses metadata quality and a phased approach to ensuring long-term access to digital resources.
Metadata Quality: A Phased Approach to Ensuring Long-Term Access to Digital Resources [Poster]
Poster presented at the 2009 ASIS&T Annual Meeting. This poster discusses how an effective metadata management approach can help institutions improve consistency, clarity of lineage, and relationships to that they can better use, reuse, and integrate resources.
Patron Driven Acquisitions: Or I Wish I Knew Then... [Poster]
This poster discusses patron driven acquisitions. The ups and downs of initiating and assessing a patron acquisitions program at the University of North Texas (UNT) will be highlighted. Emphasis will be placed on changing the philosophy of collection development, how to start the program (through a jobber or direct), coordinating print and electronic acquisitions processes, and assessing the first year's purchases.
Metadata Enhancements and Quality Assurance Mechanisms
Abstract document accompanying a poster presentation for the 2008 ALISE Annual Conference (Work in Progress session. The topic is maintaining usable and sustainable digital collections using a complex set of actions and some of the tools and quality assurance mechanisms used at the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries.
Open Access Publishing Fees: Responses, Strategies and Emerging Best Practices [Poster]
Poster presented at the 2013 International iConference. This poster discusses research on open access publishing fees and article processing charges.
Providing the ETDs of Today for the Researchers of Tomorrow
Presentation for the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) 2012 Fall Meeting. This presentation discusses the early findings from an Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)-funded project hosted by the University of North Texas (UNT) that is researching and documenting a range of life cycle curation and preservation practices for Electronic Theses and Dissertations.
Repurposing Existing Digital Resources and Smoothing Interdisciplinary Communication: Environmental Policy Collection Development [Poster]
This poster presents discussion on repurposing existing digital resources and smoothing interdisciplinary communication.
Repurposing Existing Digital Resources and Smoothing Interdisciplinary Communication: Environmental Policy Collection Development
This paper accompanies a poster presentation discussing repurposing existing digital resources and smoothing interdisciplinary communication.
Providing the ETDs of Today for the Researchers of Tomorrow
Poster presented at the 2012 Texas Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs) Annual Conference discussing the ETD Lifecycle Management project, a collaborative project funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).
The University of North Texas Libraries' Portal to Texas History: Archival Challenges and Solutions
This paper discusses the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries' Portal to Texas History's archival challenges and solutions. The UNT Texas History Portal Project strives to balance the goals of accessibility of information and long-term preservation of digital objects. This poster details the system that automates the collection of metadata records to coordinate access to web-viewable files and preservation of archived master files.
Textbooks Weighing You Down? Check out our E-Readers [Poster]
This poster discusses a grant project for purchasing e-book readers as a way of circulating textbooks to college students at the University of North Texas. The poster includes text, a timeline, graphs, photos of marketing materials, and sample survey questions from the project.
Transport Neutral Digital Object Replication
Paper for the 2011 Society for Imaging Science and Technology (IS&T) Archiving Conference. This paper discusses a project by the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries to implement a simple transport neutral digital object replication strategy in its production digital repository infrastructure.
Transport Neutral Digital Object Replication [Poster]
This poster discusses digital object replication. The University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries has implemented a simple transport neutral digital object replication strategy in its production digital repository infrastructure. This strategy is built with the same ideals as other Curation Micro-Services, in respect to lightweight, software independent specifications coupled to provide a set of services for digital repositories, this approach to replication has allowed the UNT Libraries the flexibility of multiple storage infrastructures and the reassurance the objects are being fully validated as they are replicated throughout the repository.