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ASIS&T Special Interest Groups (SIGs): New Member/First Conference Brunch 2012
Presentation for the 2012 American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Annual Meeting. This presentation introduces new members and conference attendees to the Special Interest Group, International Information Issues (SIG-III).
Assessing an Academic Library Professional Development Program
This presentation discusses assessment methods for UNT Libraries' professional development program.
Assessing Student Critical Thinking Skills in Single Library Instruction Class
Presentation for the 2011 Phoenix Staff Development Day discussing how to assess the critical thinking skills of students in single library instruction classes. The challenges and solutions are discussed, as well as a recommendation for, and example of, a library instruction worksheet that can be used.
Assessing the Success of a Professional Development Program
This poster describes how assessment can be incorporated into a professional development program for academic librarians by using measures of need, participation, satisfaction, and impact.
Assessing the Usage of Electronic Theses and Dissertations: An Overview of ETD Statistics and Metrics in the UNT Libraries
Presentation for the 2011 Texas Electronic Thesis and Dissertations (ETDs) Association Annual Conference. This presentation gives an overview of ETD statistics and metrics in the UNT Libraries.
Assessment in Fieldwork Courses: What Are We Rating?
This article uses inductive content analysis to assess fieldwork evaluations in library school coursework.
Assessment of Cataloging Services in an Academic Library
Presentation for the 2015 Texas Library Association (TLA) Annual Conference. This presentation discusses the results of a survey that was administered from October 27 through November 17, 2014. The survey assessed how Public Services employees rate the importance of Cataloging and Metadata Services activities, and how satisfied Public Services employees are with Cataloging and Metadata Services activities.
Assessment of Cataloging Services in an Academic Library
This article contains survey data on cataloging services as assessed by personnel in the Public Services Division and the Catalog and Metadata Services Department.
Assessment of Library Support for Distance Learning at UNT
Presentation for the 2011 American Library Association Annual Conference discussing assessments of library support for distance learning at the University of North Texas (UNT). The methods used include LibQUAL+ surveys, focus groups, and ethnographic studies.
Assessment Path Final Report
This report is part of the Web-at-Risk project. This report describes the major assessment activities, their contributions to the project, and key findings. The assessment work areas included needs assessment, collection planning, and WAS evaluation.
Assessment: We know we should do it but does it have to be so difficult?
This paper discusses assessment in library instruction programs.
At Risk: Capturing and Preserving Web Resources
This presentation discusses the Web-at-Risk project and the issues related to capturing and preserving web resources. It introduces collection development issues, organization and metadata issues, and the findings that support the needs for a web archiving service.
At The Portal to Texas History
This video presents The Portal to Texas History collection in the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries. It shows images from the collections including photographs, maps, newspapers, text documents, and objects.
Atrazine Monitoring and Modeling in the Lake Lavon Watershed
This report describes a study to identify the distribution and extent of areas potentially at risk for atrazine (a broad leaf weedkiller) runoff in the Lake Lavon watershed, which is a major water supply for the Dallas area. The report presents the results of the study and makes recommendations for how information can be used in a cost-effective watershed atrazine reduction strategy.
Automated Creation of Analytic Catalog Records for Born-Digital Journal Articles
Article summarizing the approach to bibliographic metadata development at the University of Michigan Library for journal articles published and archived in HathiTrust.
Automated NDNP Quality Review
Presentation for the 2013 National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) Awardee Conference in Washington D.C. This presentation discusses automated processes and ensuring quality for the NDNP at the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries.
Avoiding the Calf-Path: Digital Preservation Readiness for Growing Collections and Distributed Preservation Networks
This paper discusses digital preservation readiness for growing collections and distributed preservation networks.
Balancing Scholarly Activities, Primary Assignments and Service to the Community
Presentation for the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries as part of the career development program. This presentation discusses getting started on a research project and balancing scholarly activities, primary assignments, and service to the community.
BARC Tips for Tiny Libraries
Report providing tips for small libraries to get started using Biblionix Automated Retrospective Conversion's (BARC's) "Apollo" integrated library system.
Barriers to Adopting PREMIS in Cultural Heritage Institutions: An Exploratory Study
Paper for the 2009 IS&T Archiving Conference. This paper discusses an exploratory study on barriers to adopting PREMIS in cultural heritage institutions.
Becoming the Storm
Text of the keynote address delivered during the University of North Texas Lavender Graduation at the end of the Fall 2015 semester.
Behavioral Interviewing Workshop: Student Assistant Supervisor's Round Table
This presentation is for a workshop on behavioral interviewing. The author discusses behavioral interviewing, its importance, and offers exercises and how to develop interview questions.
Best Practices for Librarians Embedded in Online Courses
Article discussing research on embedded librarian services in collaboration with faculty in online courses.
Better Guidelines, Better Functionality: How Metadata Supports the Cycle of System Improvement at the University of North Texas
Paper on how metadata supports the cycle of system improvements at the University of North Texas (UNT).
Better Guidelines, Better Functionality: How Metadata Supports the Cycle of System Improvement at the University of North Texas [Presentation]
Presentation on how the University of North Texas Libraries' Digital Projects Unit established their metadata guidelines and how the guidelines work to support The Portal to Texas History and the University of North Texas Digital Library.
Beyond Google: Promoting Digitized Primary Sources in First-Year Writing
This presentation discusses promoting digitized primary sources in research. Topics include the background and interest in the subject, key term definitions, examples of items and usage, National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) K-12 teaching resources, and FYC application.
Beyond Web-Based Scholarly Works Repositories: The Effect of Institutional Mandates on Faculty Attitudes Towards Institutional Repositories
Poster presented at the 2014 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries (TCDL). This poster discusses web-based scholarly works repositories and the effect of institutional mandates on faculty attitudes towards institutional repositories.
Bibliography: Assessing an Academic Library Professional Development Program
This bibliography accompanies a presentation for the 2016 Texas Library Association Conference in Houston, TX, April 19-22. The bibliography contains citations regarding assessment of professional development programs within academic libraries.
Bibliography for "Encouraging Research and Publication among Academic Librarians"
This bibliography accompanies a presentation for the 2013 Library Management Institute Summer Conference. This bibliography contains citations for information related to encouraging research and publication among academic librarians.
Bibliography for "Fostering a Culture of Research and Publication in Academic Libraries"
This bibliography accompanies a presentation for the 2013 Library Management Institute Summer Conference. This bibliography contains citations for information related to fostering a culture of research and publications in academic libraries.
Bibliography: Usage of E-books With Enriched Bibliographic Records
This bibliography accompanies a presentation for the 2014 Electronic Resources and Libraries Conference. The bibliography contains citations for information related to the usage of e-books with enriched bibliographic records.
Biography indexes reviewed
Article discussing research on biography reviews and indexes.
Biophilic Design for Libraries: Integrating and Referencing Nature to Create More Human-Centered Spaces
This poster discusses biophilic design for libraries.
BI's via LibGuides: All your eggs in one basket
Presentation for the 2013 Texas Library Association (TLA) Library Instruction Round Table. This presentation discusses BIs via LibGuides.
"Blow the Curtain Open": How Gene Hall and Leon Breeden Advanced the Legitimacy of Jazz in Music Education [Presentation]
Presentation for the Jazz Education Network Fifth Annual Conference. This presentation discusses how Gene Hall and Leon Breeden advanced the legitimacy of jazz in music education.
"Blow the Curtain Open": How Gene Hall and Leon Breeden Advanced the Legitimacy of Jazz in Music Education [Presentation Notes]
Notes accompanying a presentation for the Jazz Education Network Fifth Annual Conference. These notes and the presentation discuss how Gene Hall and Leon Breeden advanced the legitimacy of jazz in music education.
Book Reviews in an Electronic Age
Poster presented at the 2012 IAMSLIC Annual Conference. This poster discusses research on book reviews in marine and aquatic journals to gain insight into the characteristics of the reviews and their value to librarians and research.
Breaking Down the Costs - What are Your Digitization Projects Really Costing?
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.
Breaking Silos: Interdepartmental Collaboration for Better Electronic Collection Development
Handout accompanying a presentation for the 2014 ER&L Annual Conference. This handout includes presentation session information, agenda, and selected references and further readings.
Breaking Silos: Interdepartmental Collaboration for Better Electronic Collection Development [Presentation]
Presentation for the 2014 ER&L Annual Conference. This presentation discusses interdepartmental collaboration for better electronic collection development.
Briefing the Case: Constitution Day Outreach to Campus and Community
Article discussing Constitution Day outreach to campuses and communities.
Broadening access to books on Texas and Oklahoma
Slides presented during panel “Four Case Studies, Four Ways: Highlights from AAUP's Review of OA Projects” at the 2017 annual meeting of the Association of American University Presses. This presentation by the principal investigator of this grant-funded project describes how we chose the topic of Texas and Oklahoma, what has surprised him about working with outside organizations and presses, what the challenges of working with outside organizations and presses have been, and what the good things about working with outside organizations have been.
Broadening Access to Books on Texas and Oklahoma
This overview of the grant-funded project was given as a lightning-round presentation during the panel "Giving New Life to Old Books: The NEH/Mellon Humanities Open Book Program" at the 2016 annual meeting of the Association of American University Presses.
Broadening Access to Books on Texas and Oklahoma: Application Cover Page and Narrative for Grant Application for Humanities Open Book Program
This two-year project, led by the University of North Texas Libraries, will broaden access to 141 books selected by one of three publishers or by the UNT Libraries for their relevance to the history of Texas and Oklahoma. It will also broaden access to five humanities-related books to be selected once the grant starts. Those books not yet available online through the Gateway to Oklahoma History, Portal to Texas History, or UNT Digital Library websites will be digitized, with full-text searching, and added to the appropriate site. All books will be converted to EPUB and Kindle formats, made available to download with the digitized version online, and added to the UNT Library Catalog and to WorldCat. The project also includes the production of “print-ready” PDFs from the scans of many of the books to allow them to be made available for sale in print again using print-on-demand technology. This proposal was submitted in June 2015 and funded in December 2015 by the National Endowment for the Humanities for $95,599.
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.
Brown bag on iConference - 2013
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.
Budget Status of the UNT Libraries 2014: Library Town Hall Meeting on the Library Budget Shortfall
Presentation for the September 2014 Library Town Hall Meeting. This meeting discussed the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries budget status and shortfalls.
Building a Better Librarian: Why Your Work As A Librarian Begins LONG Before Your Graduate Program
This articles discusses why ones work as a librarian begins long before their graduate program.
Building an Online Academic Profile
Presentation for the Toulouse Graduate School spring workshop series. This presentation discusses building an online academic profile.
Building Digital Archives
This presentation is about the steps followed in the development of the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries' Digital Library infrastructure, the lessons learned along the way, and the opportunities that are available today.