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How We Pay for Publishing

Description: Article discussing how we pay for scholarly publishing. Since at least the late 1970s, when stresses in the market for scholarly literature began to show, there have been calls to redistribute how the production and dissemination of scholarly literature are paid for. The motivations are addressing the "free rider problem" of institutions without presses and, more recently, increasing overall access to the literature. In particular, the last few years have seen schemes such as SCOAP3 and Knowledge Unlatched and proposals from K | N Consultants and a joint task force of the Association of Research Libraries and the American Association of Universities. These plans to establish new business models are summarized.
Date: November 22, 2014
Creator: Hawkins, Kevin S.

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

ImageMagick Workshop Handout

Description: This handout accompanies a workshop presentation for the 2013 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries (TCDL). The workshop introduces command-line image manipulation using the open source software ImageMagick.
Date: May 8, 2013
Creator: Moore, Jeremy D.

Implementing the Extended Date/Time Format in Digital Collections

Description: 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.
Date: August 16, 2013
Creator: Tarver, Hannah

Improving Access: Texas Topographic Map Project

Description: In this presentation, the author gives the background, goals, process, challenges, and next steps of the Texas Topographic Map Project. For this project, the University of North Texas Libraries' Digital Projects Unit is digitizing topographic maps to be included in The Portal to Texas History.
Date: June 24, 2012
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward

Improving Access to Web Archives through Innovative Analysis of PDF Content

Description: This paper discusses improving access to web archives through innovative analysis of PDF content. The paper discusses the overall workflow and describes the tools used to extract document features. Findings suggest opportunities for the development of retrieval tools that will provide new ways of selecting content and building collections from large Web archives.
Date: April 2013
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward & Murray, Kathleen R.

Improving Access to Web Archives through Innovative Analysis of PDF Content

Description: This presentation discusses improving access to web archives through innovative analysis of PDF content. It includes a background of the End of Term (EOT) 2008 Presidential Web Archive, a collaborative web archiving project, collection development with web archive content, and the workflow and processes involved in these projects.
Date: April 2013
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward