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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.
Classifying Semantic Clause Types: Modeling Context and Genre Characteristics with Recurrent Neural Networks and Attention
This paper introduces an attention mechanism that pinpoints relevant context not only for the current instance, but also for the larger context.
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.
Contrasting Perceptions of STEM Content and Careers
This article presents a second year analysis of baseline attitudinal data gathered from a National Science Foundation Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers project concerning contrasts between the perceptions of practicing professionals and students toward science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines and careers.
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, ICKM 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.
EDUsummIT: A Global Knowledge Building Community for Educational Researchers, Practitioners, and Policy Makers
This paper reports findings of an evaluative study conducted at the conclusion of EDUsummIT 2015 to investigate the effectiveness and impact of EDUsummIT.
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.
Five-Picture Charades: A Flexible Model for Technology Training in Digital Media Tools and Teaching Strategies
This article presents Five-Picture Charades, an instructional activity designed to introduce preservice and in-service teachers to the technical and pedagogical uses of digital images in the classroom.
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.
Illegal is not a Noun: Linguistic Form for Detection of Pejorative Nominalizations
This paper focuses on a particular type of abusive language, targeting expressions in which typically neutral adjectives take on pejorative meaning when used as nouns.
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.
Learning and Teaching as Communicative Actions: A Mixed-Methods Twitter Study
This article examines the design of a course that utilized the real-time information network Twitter to spark reflective thinking and communication based on classroom topics.
Learning and teaching as communicative actions: Improving historical knowledge and cognition through Second Life avatar role play
This article examines a higher education history course where virtual role play was implemented as an assignment.
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.
The Life Between Big Data Log Events: Learners' Strategies to Overcome Challenges in MOOCs
This article discusses a study in which 92 MOOC learners were interviewed to better understand their worlds, investigate possible mechanisms of student attrition, and extend conversations about the use of big data in education.
Longitudinal analysis of cognitive constructs fostered by STEM activities for middle school students
This article studies whether the changes found to occur pre- to post intervention in students' cognitive structures continued to persist two years later.