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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

Rolling Your Own Digital Library System

Description: This presentation discusses the topic of building your own digital library system. It explains why the University of North Texas built their own system and some of the initial challenges and the advantages associated with the process.
Date: 2008
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward

Teaching Information Literacy: A Performance Based Cycle

Description: This presentation discusses teaching information literacy and a project to assess student searching skills. It includes background information on the project, discusses the performance cycle of information literacy, active teaching, learning, and assessing, student navigation skills, and software and strategies.
Date: December 2007
Creator: Downey, Annie & Byerly, Gayla

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

Tips and Tricks for Usability Studies

Description: This presentation from the 2003 Internet Librarian Conference shares some experiences from two “real-life” Web site usability studies, including tips and tricks for carrying out a Web usability study.
Date: November 3, 2003
Creator: Thomsett-Scott, Beth

URL Nominating Tool

Description: This presentation gives an overview of the URL Nominating TOOL project and defines some of the associated key concepts. It explores the entity attribute value data model, URL's and SURTs, and batch imports.
Date: July 8, 2008
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward

User-Centered Design for Humanities Collections within a Digital Library

Description: This presentation discusses the infrastructure of the Digital Projects Unit at the University of North Texas (UNT) and the IOGENE project. There are illustrated examples and discussion about the challenges faced with the IOGENE user studies.
Date: October 17, 2008
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward & Murray, Kathleen R.

Web Archiving at UNT and End of Term Harvest 2008

Description: This presentation illustrates the collaborative project with the University of North Texas (UNT) and the United States Government Printing Office as part of the Federal Depository Library Program. The CyberCemetery was created as an online archive of government websites that have ceased operation. This also discusses the UNT collaboration with the United States Government Printing Office, the Library of Congress, the Internet Archive, and the California Digital Library in an End of Term Harvest project in 2008 to archive the Presidential campaign websites before they ceased to exist.
Date: November 7, 2008
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward

Web Archiving Workshop: Overview

Description: This presentation gives a brief overview of the history of web archiving and explains key terms and concepts related to web archiving and harvesting with illustrated examples.
Date: June 4, 2008
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward

Web Archiving Workshop: Tools Overview

Description: This presentation offers a brief discussion of web archiving tools. Tools include Wget, HTTrack, Heritrix, Wayback, and NutchWAX.
Date: June 4, 2008
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward

Web Site Usability Testing at the Libraries

Description: This presentation from the 2003 Texas Library Association Conference discusses the purpose and procedures for conducting website usability testing.
Date: 2003
Creator: Thomsett-Scott, Beth; Byerly, Gayla & May, Frances A.

What's My Leadership Color?

Description: This presentation discusses leadership skills in relation to colors. The topics relate to the "True Colors" quiz, leadership colors, attributes and stressors, and esteem and colors. The discussion is based on "True Colors - An Approach to Understanding Self and Others" by Julie Ray, Partners in Learning.
Date: 2004
Creator: Thomsett-Scott, Beth

XML for Text Markup: An Introduction to XML Markup

Description: This presentation introduces the extensible markup language (XML) for text markup. It explains where XML came from, the advantages, gives a comparison of XML to HTML, and discusses how XML works and can be used.
Date: 2003
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward