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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

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

Teaching With The Portal to Texas History

Description: This presentation discusses The Portal to Texas History and how the collections and resources for educators are used to enhance learning and as teaching aids.
Date: October 13, 2006
Creator: Belden, Dreanna

Digitization Basics for Museums

Description: This presentation discusses The Portal to Texas History and illustrates what types of items are in the collection and the resources available to museums, educators, and partners. It also discusses the future goals of The Portal to Texas History.
Date: April 5, 2006
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

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

"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

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

Brown bag on iConference - 2013

Description: This presentation was created for a brown bag luncheon about the 2013 iConference. It includes discussion on participants, the venues, programs, the role of the UNT Libraries, and reflections on the event.
Date: March 5, 2013
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw

Utilizing Digital Library Infrastructure to Build Modern Research Collections

Description: This keynote presentation covers the opportunities that digital library infrastructure offers if utilized effectively as a tool to build novel research collections. It highlights examples from the UNT Libraries and other institutions, which demonstrate these concepts.
Date: April 24, 2013
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward

How Digital Libraries can Create a Culture of Open Access on Campus

Description: Presentation for a panel discussion at the 2013 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries. This panel presentation discusses how digital libraries can create a culture of open access on campus. Five panelists discuss their perspectives, strategies, challenges, and progress.
Date: May 7, 2013
Creator: Najmi, Anjum; Waugh, Laura; Helge, Kris; Stark, Shannon & Keralis, Spencer D. C.

Student-Centered Value Research: Assessment activities of the UNT Libraries

Description: This presentation discusses student-centered value research and the assessment activities of the UNT Libraries. The UNT Libraries value research initiatives provide a means of measuring the Libraries' contribution to UNT's strategic goals.
Date: May 2, 2013
Creator: Brannon, Sian & Murray, Kathleen R.

Teaching RDA: A First Attempt

Description: This presentation discusses teaching Resource Description and Access (RDA). The author describes a first attempt at teaching two students RDA as part of a formal library-school class on 'Special Problems in Music Cataloging.'
Date: February 26, 2013
Creator: Harden, Jean, 1948-

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

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

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