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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

Introduction to METS: UNT Libraries' Tech Talks

Description: This Tech Talk presentation explores METS. The Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard (METS) is an initiative of the Digital Library Federation. Maintained by the Library of Congress, it provides a standard vocabulary and set of data structures for encoding hierarchical digital object content and metadata. In this presentation the author explains more about these parts of METS, and discusses how METS may be applicable to digital collections in the UNT Libraries.
Date: October 16, 2007
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward

JSTOR: Preservation, Storage, Access

Description: This presentation discusses JSTOR, the scholarly journal archive. The author discusses the JSTOR mission of preservation, storage, and access.
Date: April 11, 2007
Creator: Leuzinger, Julie

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

Metadata and XML

Description: This presentation discusses how XML can help store metadata. The University of North Texas (UNT) Digital Projects Unit developed the UNTL metadata element set with IndexData that tailored the data to meet their needs.
Date: November 7, 2003
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward

Metadata Madness: Quality Issues in Metadata Management

Description: This presentation provides an introductory discussion on metadata quality issues. It outlines factors that influence metadata quality including the resource types, local requirements, collaborators' requirements, and cost issues and addresses how to manage metadata quality.
Date: 2007
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw

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

Music in the Church Library

Description: Presentation for the 2006 North Texas Chapter of the Church and Synagogue Library Association meeting. This presentation discusses music in the church library.
Date: April 29, 2006
Creator: Hartsock, Ralph

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

Needs Assessment Toolkit

Description: This presentation discusses the needs assessment toolkit created for the Web-at-Risk project. This presentation outlines the details related to the web archive development process and the activities related to the needs assessment.
Date: May 2005
Creator: Murray, Kathleen R.

Nuts & Bolts: Preserving Digital Content at the University of North Texas

Description: This presentation discusses the preservation and digitization of content at the University of North Texas (UNT). The topics include a background of the digital initiatives at the UNT Libraries, the organization of the digital initiatives, the collaborative projects, the collections held by the UNT Libraries, and areas of research.
Date: June 2008
Creator: Hartman, Cathy Nelson & Phillips, Mark Edward

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.

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 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

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