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Beyond Searching Metadata
Poster presented at the 2012 Texas Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs) Annual Conference. This poster discusses information discovery and strategies for creating consistency in metadata schemas.
Beyond Size and Search: Building Contextual Mass in Digital Aggregations for Scholarly Use
This paper discusses building contextual mass in digital aggregations for scholarly use.
Building a Framework of Metadata Change to Support Knowledge Management
Article on building a framework of metadata change to support knowledge management.
Cataloger Tasks: Work In Progress
This presentation discusses cataloging tasks, including Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR), Functional Requirements for Authority Data (FRAD), Functional Requirements for Subject Authority Data (FRSAD), and concepts related to the tasks and decisions involved in cataloging.
Challenges for Educational Technologists in the 21st Century
This article describes the challenges that 21st century educational technologists are, and will be addressing as they undertake the effective integration of new technologies into K-12 educational systems and learning environments.
Collaboration and Crowdsourcing: The Cases of Multilingual Digital Libraries
Article discussing research on collaboration and crowdsourcing. The purpose of the study is to understand existing multilingual digital libraries and to suggest strategies for building and sustaining multilingual digital libraries.
Collection-Level Subject Access in Aggregations of Digital Collections: Metadata Application and Use
This doctoral dissertation is about collection-level subject access in aggregations of digital collections. The author discusses metadata richness and user interaction.
Competencies Required for Digital Curation: An Analysis of Job Advertisements
Article discussing competencies required for digital curation. The results of the analysis show that digital curation jobs are characterized by a complex interplay of various skills and knowledge. The findings of this study present emerging requirements for a qualified workforce in the field of digital curation.
Competency-Based Approach for Curriculum Development in Digital Curation
Presentation for the Association of Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) Annual Conference. This presentation discusses a competency-based approach for curriculum development in digital curation.
Conceptualizing the emerging field of smart learning environments
This article suggests that a convergence of advances and developments in epistemology, psychology, and technology provide a foundation for the planning and implementation of smart learning environments. It includes an approach for the evaluation of smart learning environments.
Contextual Metadata in Digital Aggregations: Application of Collection-Level Subject Metadata and its Role in User Interactions and Information Retrieval
Article discussing a study of contextual metadata in digital aggregations. Results of this study prove importance of provision of collection-level metadata in general and subject metadata in particular to enhance user experiences and information retrieval in digital libraries.
Copyright, Open Access, and Creative Commons
Presentation for a Tarrant County College faculty professional development event. This presentation discusses copyright, open access, and creative commons.
Cross-Cultural Training and Success Versus Failure of Expatriates
Article discussing cross-cultural training and the success versus failure of expatriates.
Current Quality Assurance Practices in Web Archiving [Poster]
Poster presented at the 2013 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries. This poster discusses research on the current quality assurance practices in the web archiving community.
Developing an Empirically-based Framework of Metadata Change and Exploring Relation between Metadata Change and Metadata Quality in MARC Library Metadata
This paper from International Conference on Knowledge Management, IKCM 2016 conference proceedings seeks to test and refine the metadata change framework initially developed for characterizing the change in digital library metadata, in the study of traditional library metadata.
Developing International School Library Guidelines to Make a Difference: A Case Study
This paper details the process of developing the IFLA/UNESCO School Library Guidelines for approval from the IFLA Governing board, with a discussion of challenges and lessons learned during this undertaking.
The Development and Assessment of an Instrument for Measuring Mental Model Styles in Korea
This article discusses a research study on the development and assessment of an instrument for measuring mental model styles in Korea.
Digital Curation and Data Management Capacity Building: Curricula and Workforce
Poster presented at the 2012 ALISE Annual Conference. This poster discusses digital curation and data management capacity building, as part of the iCAMP project.
Digital Curation in the Academic Library Job Market
Paper for the 2012 American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Annual Meeting. This paper discusses digital curation in the academic library job market.
Digital Information Curation for 21st Century Science and Scholarship: Experience-Based Learning for Information Professionals and Disciplinary Researchers
This paper proposes a project on experience-based learning for information professionals and disciplinary researchers. Proposal written for the Institute of Museum and Library Services' (IMLS) Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program.
Emerging educational technologies: Tensions and synergy
This article conducts a review of high level sources with regard to new and emerging technologies, including a critique using established principles pertaining to learning and instruction, and a recommended curriculum for advanced learning technologies
An Event Model for Herbarium Specimen Data in XML [Poster]
Poster presented at the 2010 Taxonomic Database Working Group Meeting. This poster discusses the Apiary Project, a collaboration of the Texas Center for Digital Knowledge at the University of North Texas and the Botanical Research Institute of Texas.
An Event Model for Herbarium Specimen Data in XML Poster Abstract
This abstract describes a poster about the Apiary Project. The Apiary Project, a collaboration of the Texas Center for Digital Knowledge at the University of North Texas and the Botanical Research Institute of Texas, is building a framework and web-based workflow for the extraction and parsing of herbarium specimen data. The workflow will support the transformation of written or printed specimen data into a high-quality machine-processable XML format. This poster describes an event model that informed the development of the Apiary XML Application Schema
Exploration of Metadata Change in a Digital Repository
Paper for the 2015 International iConference. This paper discusses a study exploring metadata change in a digital repository.
Exploration of Metadata Change in a Digital Repository [Presentation]
Presentation for the 2015 International iConference. This presentation discusses a study on the exploration of metadata change in a digital repository.
Exploring Learner to Content Interaction as a Success Factor in Online Courses
Article exploring learner to content interaction as a success factor in online courses.
Extracting and Parsing of Herbarium Specimen Data: Exploring the Use of the Dublin Core Application Profile Framework
Paper for the 2010 International iConference. This paper discusses extraction and parsing of herbarium specimen data to make the critical information available in digital form.
Factors Influencing Knowledge Management Use in Technology Enterprises in Southern United States
This paper from the International Conference on Knowledge Management, ICKM 2016 conference proceedings investigates the factors influencing with the Knowledge Management use process in Information Technology enterprises in the Southern United States.
Free-Text Collection-Level Metadata in Large-Scale Digital Libraries: A Comparative Content Analysis [Presentation]
This presentation includes audio/video media and discusses metadata. This presentation reports results of the study that used an in-depth comparative content analysis to assess free-text collection-level subject metadata in three large-scale digital cultural heritage aggregations in the United States and Europe.
Free-Text Collection-Level Subject Metadata in Large-Scale Digital Libraries: A Comparative Content Analysis
This paper reports results of the study that used an in-depth comparative content analysis to assess free-text collection-level subject metadata in three large-scale digital cultural heritage aggregations in the United States and Europe.
From AACR2 to RDA: an Update
This presentation gives an update on the Anglo-American Cataloging Rules 2 (AACR2) and Resource Description and Access (RDA). In this presentation, the author discusses what is changing with RDA and what isn't, the functionality of the catalog, user's experience with functionality, what RDA allows us to do, and cataloger tasks.
"Genomics and Translational Medicine for Information Professionals:" an innovative course to educate the next generation of librarians
This article discusses an innovative course to educate the next generation of librarians and meet the demands of the changing health information environment.
iCAMP: Building Digital Information Curation Curriculum
Paper for the 2012 International iConference. This paper discusses the iCAMP (Information: Curate, Archive, Manage, and Preserve) project and building digital information curation curriculum.
iCAMP: Building Digital Information Curation Curriculum [Poster]
Poster presented at the 2012 International iConference. This poster discusses building digital information curation curriculum, as part of the iCAMP project.
iCAMP: Curate, Archive, Manage, Preserve
This presentation discusses the iCAMP project. The UNT College of Information's iCAMP project, funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), is developing a four course, competency-based, online graduate academic certificate program in data curation and data management for a hybrid audience of information professionals and disciplinary researchers and scholars. This presentation gives an overview of the iCAMP project and its development.
Information Seeking, Information Sharing, and going mobile: Three bridges to informal learning
This article introduces a new perspective on information behavior in Web 2.0 environments, including the role of mobile access in bridging formal to informal learning.
Instructional Design Strategies for Teaching Technological Courses Online
This paper describes different instructional design strategies for teaching computer technological courses online.
Introducing Resource Description and Access: taming the new cataloging rules
This presentation gives an introduction to Resource Description and Access (RDA). The author presents information on how RDA works, its affects on cataloging and its functionality.
Leadership, Training, Mentoring, and Instructional Design
Editorial article for the second issue of Learning and Performance Quarterly. In this piece, the author describes the second issue and the overall focus on leadership, training, mentoring and instructional design.
LEAP II Institute: Digital Curation and Lifecycle Management Workshop
This presentation contains a pre- and post-workshop surveys, with an overview of digital libraries, digital lifecycle management, and digital preservation.
Libraries and the Research Enterprise: A View from a LIS Educator/Researcher
This presentation is part of a panel discussion titled "Academic Libraries as Partners in Research." This presentation discusses libraries, research, and collaboration, with examples and strategies from the point-of-view of a Library and Information Science (LIS) educator and researcher.
Metadata Change: Meeting the Evolving Requirements
Presentation for the 2014 International Conference on Knowledge Management. This presentation discusses metadata changes and meeting the evolving requirements.
Metadata Records Translation And Evaluation for Multilingual Information Access
This presentation was given as an invited talk to faculty and students at Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México (UAEM) in Toluca, Mexico. The presentation discusses research on multilingual information access and the Metadata Records Translation (MRT) Project.
Metadata Records Translation: The Case of The Portal to Texas History
Article on metadata records translation and a study of The Portal to Texas History.
Miles to go before we sleep: education, technology, and the changing paradigms in health information
Article discussing a philosophy of educating health information professionals in a rapidly changing health care and information environment.
Multi-Institutional Partnerships for Higher Education in Africa: A Case Study of Assumptions of International Academic Collaboration
This article examines the expectations, dynamics, and intricacies of academic partnerships and the reality of African academic institutions.
Multilingual Information Access for Digital Libraries - The Metadata Records Translation Project
This presentation was given as an invited talk to faculty and students at Wuhan University, Beijing Normal University, Nankai University, and the Library of Chinese Academy of Sciences. The presentation discusses research on multilingual information access for digital libraries and the Metadata Records Translation (MRT) Project.
Open Access and Scholarly Communication: The Current Landscape, Future Direction, and the Influence on Global Scholarship
This presentation discusses open access and scholarly communication. The topics include why open access is important, how it impacts scholarly communication, and intellectual property.
Photography Changes Our Environmental Awareness
This article is part of a series by the Smithsonian Photography Initiative called Click! Photography Changes Everything. This article discusses how photography and increased visibility can bridge the gap between the natural world and human interaction.
A preliminary evaluation of metadata records machine translation
Article discussing a preliminary evaluation study of metadata records machine translation. This study evaluates freely available machine translation (MT) services' performance in translating metadata records.