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From Baristas to Books: Creating and Managing a Blended Service Desk

Description: Invited presentation for the Texas Library Association (TLA) District 7 annual meeting. The author discusses creating and managing a blended service desk and the strategies and approaches of the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries.
Date: October 5, 2012
Creator: Leuzinger, Julie

The Future is in the Preservation Metadata

Description: This presentation discusses the issue of digital preservation and how metadata provides a critical part of the solution to the preservation challenges from detecting preservation threats to promoting preventative measures.
Date: 2003
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw

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

Getting the Word Out: Developing a Marketing Plan for Access Services

Description: Presentation for the 2014 Access Services Annual Conference. This presentation examines how the Head of Access Services at the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries developed a marketing plan to increase awareness of services offered by the department.
Date: November 2014
Creator: Venner, Mary Ann

Getting to know you... LEAP

Description: This presentation discusses LEAP and getting to know students, mentors, and the University of North Texas (UNT) College of Information faculty.
Date: December 8, 2012
Creator: Avery, Elizabeth Fuseler & Batman, Cindy

GIS Trends and Open Access

Description: Presentation for the 2016 Open Access Symposium discussing Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software and data in relation to open access initiatives.
Date: May 20, 2016
Creator: Burns, Douglas & Rodriguez, Allyson

"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

Gordon Knox Film Collection: Access to Three Family Collections: How'd We Do It

Description: This presentation discusses the digitization project of the Gordon Knox film collection. The University of North Texas (UNT) Media Library began working with the donors and assessing the project plan for digitizing this collection in 2007 and the films were made available in the UNT Digital Library in 2010. This presentation describes the strategies, initial challenges, processes, and lessons learned from working on this project.
Date: November 19, 2011
Creator: Stanton, Kimberly

Growing Your Custom Holdings

Description: This presentation is part of the panel "The Care and Feeding of Custom Holdings" from the 2017 OCLC Resource Sharing Conference and shares concrete instructions, best practices, and innovations in the configuration and maintenance of custom holdings groups and paths used within multiple OCLC ILL interfaces at University of North Texas Libraries.
Date: March 15, 2017
Creator: Johnston, Pamela

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.

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

iCAMP: Curate, Archive, Manage, Preserve

Description: This presentation discusses the iCAMP project; Curate, Archive, Manage, Preserve. It discusses research data management curricula gaps, a summary of other key projects and findings, the iCAMP project aims and research methodology, gives a review of iCAMP results, and offers questions raised for the future.
Date: December 10, 2012
Creator: Halbert, Martin

ILLiad and Discovery Services

Description: Presentation for the 2015 Texas Library Association (TLA) Annual Conference. This presentation discusses ILLiad and discovery services.
Date: April 15, 2015
Creator: Johnston, Pamela

The Impact of Open Access in Scholarly Communications: Stakeholders Perspectives

Description: Panel presentation for the 2013 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this presentation, the panelists discuss the impact of open access on scholarly communications with perspectives from five different stakeholders.
Date: September 19, 2013
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw; Waugh, Laura; Kleister, Jill; Chrisman, Ronald & Helge, Kris