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Just Catalog It! Providing Access to 3-D Materials
Presented for an Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) webinar. This presentation discusses how to catalog games and three-dimensional materials using current cataloging standards, and how to increase discoverability of catalog records by applying facets and genre terms.
The World of Computers and You
This educational film produced by East Texas State University (now Texas A&M University - Commerce), informs viewers about careers in electronic data processing, applications of data processing and computer science in different industries, and the demand for people trained in computer science. The film concludes by informing viewers how they can achieve personal satisfaction in their professions.
Coach
This video focuses on the career of Hayden Fry, football coach at North Texas State University (NTSU), as he prepares for a game against Southern Methodist University (SMU). The film includes footage of Fry at home, interviews with NTSU president Calvin Cleave "Jitter" Nolan on the campus of NTSU, pep rallies, and scenes of the football game with SMU at Texas Stadium.
Process Group Counseling: A Live Demonstration
This video presents an edited version of an unrehearsed process group counseling session that took place between professor Bob Berg and volunteers from the audience at the University of North Texas Annual Counseling Conference. Dr. Garry Landreth introduces the video.
The Banshee (High Definition)
A film about the McDonnell Aircraft Corporation's "twin-jet carrier-based" fighter plane known as The Banshee.
What is Modern Art? (High Definition)
Filmed at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, Vladimir Sokoloff introduces a young woman to some examples of modern art by Picasso, Chagall, Dali, and others and explains the motivations behind some of the techniques developed by the artists.
Enhancing Discovery of Unique Collections: Get Ahead of the Game
Presented at the 2017 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference. This presentation discusses how best practices were implemented to meet user needs when cataloging a large collection of tabletop games.
Snowbirds
From the filmmaker guide: "An impressionistic portrait of the thousands of older Americans who travel from their homes in the North to spend the winter in trailer parks in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of South Texas."
Texomaland
This news reel highlights the recreational activities available at Lake Texoma including swimming, water-skiing, and hunting.
Escape to the Library: Building a Library Learning Escape Room for Incoming Students
This presentation details the design of an escape room as part of the "First Flight" orientation for incoming freshmen at the University of North Texas.
Arranging the Pieces: A Survey of Library Practices Related to a Tabletop Game Collection
This article discusses results from an online survey of 119 libraries to explore collection development, cataloguing, processing, and circulation practices for tabletop game collections in libraries.
Scandals
This video was created from a digitized 35 mm filmstrip and vinyl record used by the National Republican Congressional Committee in their campaign for Dwight D. Eisenhower and Richard Nixon in the 1952 presidential election. The presentation tallies cases of "dishonesty and corruption" under President Harry S. Truman in the departments Agriculture, Internal Revenue Services, Defense, Justice, Commerce, State, Treasury, and Interior. The presentation also discusses scandal and corruption in the Reconstruction Finance Corporation (RFC), the United States Post Office, the Federal Housing Agency, Office of Price Stabilization, Veteran's Administration, Maritime Commission, Atomic Energy Commission, and the Democratic National Committee. The presentation argues that gambling, drug use, and juvenile delinquency can be traced back to the White House and lists numerous people associated with the Truman administration and Democratic National Committee who have been involved in scandal and corruption including Tom Pendergast, Harry Vaughan, Matthew Connelly, William M. Boyle, Jr., James P. Finnegan, Loretta Young, Frank Erickson, and Alger Hiss.
The Story of North Texas State University (MP 232.c2)
This promotional film created by the United Students of North Texas Senate tells the story of life at North Texas State University (NTSU) from the time a student arrives on campus through graduation with exploration of the various academic, athletic, and extracurricular activities available to students. The film begins with aerial footage of the Dallas Expressway, the Denton County courthouse, and the NTSU campus. The narrator introduces the viewer to the processes of registration, moving into dormitories, and attending orientation assembly. Footage includes students on campus and in classrooms, the university library, and the various departments including the college of arts and sciences, business administration, education, industrial arts, home economics, and music. Footage also includes extracurricular and recreational activities such as student organizations, the homecoming parade, sororities and fraternities, the debate team, theater, the yearbook and newspaper, R.O.T.C., athletics, and religious organizations. The film concludes with the various research activities conducted by university faculty and students in the departments of history, sociology, home economics, musicology, business, psychology, chemistry, and nuclear and atomic physics.
North Texas Now
This promotional film introduces the viewer to Denton, Texas and North Texas State University (NTSU). The film includes footage of students on campus, various university departments and organizations, and the recreational and leisure activities available to students in North Texas.
[North Texas State University School of Music Orientation]
This video is composed of digitized slides and musical accompaniment that were used to promote the North Texas State University School of Music. The slide show consists of segments that discuss the school from the perspective of the university president, an introduction to the university community, the value of the program from the perspective of the Dean of the School of Music, the Music Library and other resources, teaching faculty, performance groups available on campus, and the availability of live performances on and off campus. The slide show begins with images and a performance by the NTSU symphony orchestra as well as images of students practicing and studying. The second segment includes images of and narration by university president C.C. "Jitter" Nolan about the value and importance of the music program and the President's Award which was given to the symphony orchestra as conducted by Anshel Brusilow and the One O'Clock Lab Band under the direction of Leon Breeden. In the third segment, narrator Edward Baird discusses the student community and programs accompanied by images of students on campus, students painting, and students in the university lounge. In the fourth segment, Dean of the School of Music Marceau Meyers speaks about the expanding practice, performance, and recording spaces and the Music Library located in Willis Library and directed by Morris Martin. In the fifth segment, Baird discusses the program's teaching faculty with accompanying images of Eugene Conley, Adolfo Odnoposoff, Anshel Brusilow, Robert Ottman, William Latham, Martin Mailman, Merrill Ellis, Michael Collins, Cecil Adkins, Edward Rainbow, David McGuire, Robert Winslow, and Leon Breeden. Areas highlighted include the electronic music program, musicology, and jazz performance. The sixth includes images of performance groups on campus including the acapella choir, chapel choir, men's chorus, women's chorus, grand chorus, madrigal singers, opera theater, commercial singers, ...
[North Texas State University Media Library Orientation]
This video is composed of digitized 35 mm slides related to the North Texas State University (now UNT) media library services and functions. The slides include images of people using audiovisual equipment and materials including film and slide projectors and televisions, images related to the library's film rental and loan program including a brochure for the Gerontological Film Collection, interior and exterior images of Willis Library and Special Collections, unidentified students and library employees engaging in activities such as answering telephones and using the library card catalog, and numerous graphics and illustrations. There is no known existing sound recording or print documentation to accompany this slide presentation and therefore this video relied on the current organization of the slides. The original digital images are retained for preservation.
The Devonian Elementary School Library: An Experiment in Quarters and Organization
This silent film, which includes intertitles, documents the activities of librarians, educators, and students using the library at Devonian Elementary School in Andrews, Texas.
Teaching Reading to Spanish Speakers (MP 1544)
This educational film concerns educational techniques for teaching Spanish-language kindergarten students how to read in English. Techniques include teaching children to read in Spanish before learning to read in English. The film discusses a 3-year pilot program to teach these techniques at the Lamar School in Edinburg, Texas, which began in 1969. Kindergarten and first grade teachers Marcelia Reyes, Ninfa Guerra, Eva Corona, and Christina Chavez discuss their positive experiences with the bilingual education method discussed in the film. The narrator introduces Jacinto Lopez, a child who came from Mexico not knowing any English, went through the program, and now tested at the third grade level on the California Achievement and SPACHE tests. The film concludes with other students involved in the pilot program and their scores on the CAT and SPACHE tests.
Teaching English in Kindergarten (MP 1543)
This educational film demonstrates educational techniques for teaching English to Spanish-speaking students in Kindergarten with a focus on students of Mrs. Guerra at the Ford Elementary School in Pharr, Texas. These techniques can be found in the teacher's manual, "Teaching English Early," which is part of the set of materials in the Region One Curriculum Kit (ROCK). This film shows the students and Mrs. Guerra participating in language exercises.
North Texas State University Center for Studies in Aging (MP1545)
This short film promotes the North Texas State University (NTSU) Center for Studies in Aging, established in 1967 by Hiram J. Friedsam, Cora Martin, and Herbert Shore with an grant from the Administration on Aging. The film discusses the institution's goal to prepare students for service to older persons. Students are seen in classrooms, viewing a slide show, and working in real-life situations. Cora Martin speaks about the success of students who graduated from this program.
Don't Just Roll The Dice: Simple Solutions for Circulating Game Collections Effectively
This presentation discusses a year-long research project by the UNT Media Library to assess different preservation techniques to extend the life of a game collection and minimize missing pieces.
University of North Texas Media Library Gaming Collection Proposal
This proposal contains details regarding the acquisition policy and collection development principles to guide the expansion of UNT's Media Library Gaming Collection.
Scenes in Fort Worth
This silent film is a compilation of a number of different scenes and appears to be news footage from an unknown news agency. In the first scene a man interviews a family in their kitchen, a small child eats while seated on the counter, and a group of young people are gathered next to what appears to be a police car or ambulance. In the second scene, men and women dressed in western or cowboy attire eat breakfast at an unknown event in Fort Worth. The story includes a close up of bacon frying, an unidentified man on horseback, a man in a police uniform being led into a jail in what appears to be a joke, a parade of men on horseback with a sign for Seymour's White Front Store in the background, and a close up of a man drinking a cup of coffee. In the third scene, the Moslah Shrine Chanters are seen at a train station and boarding a train. In the fourth, a man demonstrates the use of a piece of equipment for another man which appears to be a FCDA CD-V700 radiation survey meter or radiation detector. The fifth and final scene is preceded by a title card which reads, "Jury Rules Girl is 'Neglected'" and contains courtroom footage.
Warner Bros. stars arrive for opening of "Gold Diggers of 1933"
This film from Universal Newsreels shows the stars of the motion picture "Gold Diggers of 1933" arriving in San Francisco for the film premiere at the Paramount Theater to the music of "We're in the Money" and "Pettin' in the Park." Mayor Angelo J. Rossi presents the keys to the city to the actors. Actress Glenda Farrell is appointed Mayor for the day and Actors Joe E. Brown and Warren William are named as Chief of Police and Fire Chief. Other stars of the film listed on the Paramount marquee include Ruby Keeler, Joan Blondell, Aline Macmahon, Ginger Rogers, and Guy Kibbee & 300 Gorgeous Girls.
A New Way of Gravure
In this film, American Artist Stanley William Hayter describes his technique of engraving on copper from the first rough sketches on paper through pulling the final print.
[Men in Uniforms with Drinks]
Photograph taken during the time that the Princeton Film Center crew filmed the series, Venezuela on the March, in Venezuela.
[Six Men Pose for a Photograph]
Photograph taken during the time that the Princeton Film Center crew filmed the series, Venezuela on the March, in Venezuela.
[Tercio de Varas]
Photograph of a bullring during the Tercio de varas (the lancing third) segment of a bull fight. The focus is on the bull and a picador. Taken in Venezuela during the time that the Princeton Film Center crew filmed the series, Venezuela on the March.
[Filming a Scene Outside a Building]
Photograph taken during the time that the Princeton Film Center crew filmed the series, Venezuela on the March, in Venezuela.
[Filming a Scene Outside a Building]
Photograph taken during the time that the Princeton Film Center crew filmed the series, Venezuela on the March, in Venezuela.
[Newly Built Princeton Film Center, Circa 1949]
Photograph of the original Princeton Film Center in New Jersey.
[Newly Built Princeton Film Center, Circa 1949]
Photograph of the original Princeton Film Center in New Jersey. In this image, "The Princeton Film Center" in black uppercase lettering has been added above the main entry, unlike the other photos that share the title: [Newly Built Princeton Film Center, Circa 1949].
[Administrative Department]
Photograph taken at the Princeton Film Center in Princeton, New Jersey. Original caption: "Administrative Department".
[Weighing and Mailing]
Photograph taken at the Princeton Film Center in Princeton, New Jersey. A man weighs insured Film Center property on a Triner Peerless-Allsteel automatic parcel post scale.
[Mobile Sound Unit and Crew]
Photograph taken during the time that the Princeton Film Center crew filmed the series, Venezuela on the March, in Venezuela.
[Princeton Film Center Vehicles Overlooking a Town in Venezuela]
Photograph of the crew of the film series, Venezuela on the March, and their custom vehicles while they filmed in Venezuela.
[Five Men Standing Around a Camera]
Photograph taken at the time that the film series, Venezuela on the March, was filmed in Venezuela by crew of the Princeton Film Center.
[The Filming Crew Among Palm Trees]
Photograph taken at the time that the film series, Venezuela on the March, was filmed in Venezuela by crew of the Princeton Film Center.
[Couples Dancing and Two Men With Camera]
Photograph taken at the time that the film series, Venezuela on the March, was filmed in Venezuela by crew of the Princeton Film Center.
[Princeton Film Center Crew Outside the Museo De Bellas Artes]
Photograph taken at the time that the film series, Venezuela on the March, was filmed in Venezuela by crew of the Princeton Film Center.
[Shooting a Scene With a Man and a Car]
Photograph taken during the time that the Princeton Film Center crew filmed the series, Venezuela on the March, in Venezuela.
[Man with Camera]
Photograph of a man operating a large camera outdoors in Venezuela, during the time that the Princeton Film Center crew filmed the series, Venezuela on the March.
[Man with Camera]
Photograph of a man operating a large camera outdoors in Venezuela, taken during the time that the Princeton Film Center crew filmed the series, Venezuela on the March.
[Film Crew with Audience Standing in Pavilion]
Photograph taken during the time that the Princeton Film Center crew filmed the series, Venezuela on the March, in Venezuela.
[Drying Laundry and a Field in Venezuela]
Photograph of the Princeton Film Center crew's custom vehicles camped in a field. Taken during the time that the crew filmed the series, Venezuela on the March, in Venezuela. The message "File copy / do not remove" has been stamped on the top right corner of the photograph.
[Princeton Film Center Bus and Crew in Venezuela]
Photograph taken during the time that the Princeton Film Center crew filmed the series, Venezuela on the March, in Venezuela.
[Men Around a Table at Night Under Lamplight]
Photograph taken during the time that the Princeton Film Center crew filmed the series, Venezuela on the March, in Venezuela.
[Mobile Sound Unit with Mountains and Monument]
Photograph taken during the time that the Princeton Film Center crew filmed the series, Venezuela on the March, in Venezuela.
[Sound Equipment Set Up Outside Custom Vehicle]
Photograph taken during the time that the Princeton Film Center crew filmed the series, Venezuela on the March, in Venezuela. In this photo, a sound station of equipment from the Mobile Sound Unit vehicle is set up outside the rear door. The vehicle has 1947 New Jersey license plates.
[Newly Built Princeton Film Center, Circa 1949]
Photograph of the original Princeton Film Center in New Jersey.