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Processing Non-English Content

Description: This presentation was presented at the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) Awardee Conference in Washington, D.C. The presentation describes the NDNP New Mexico project's experience encoding ALTO OCR file language codes to enable enhanced discovery of its Spanish language content on the Chronicling America website.
Date: September 27, 2012
Creator: Weidner, Andrew
Partner: UNT Libraries

TRAC, FDSys and putting it all together

Description: This presentation discusses TRAC, an open source web-based project management and bug tracking system, and the Federated Digital System (FDSys), an advanced digital system that authenticates, preserves, versions, and provides permanent public access to federal government information.
Date: October 18, 2011
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries

UNT Digital Libraries: Past, Present and Future

Description: This presentation gives an overview of various digital initiatives by the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries' Digital Projects Unit.
Date: April 25, 2011
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries

Reference Beyond the Desk: Nontraditional Modes of Reference

Description: This presentation discusses virtual reference services in libraries. The topics include virtual reference systems, with examples of what other institutions have adopted, collaborative virtual reference services with examples, and how reference librarians away from their desk and even off campus have developed new referencing services.
Date: April 15, 2011
Creator: Thomsett-Scott, Beth
Partner: UNT Libraries

Open Access at the UNT Libraries

Description: This presentation discusses the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries' Digital Library collection. It showcases the collections included in the UNT Digital Library, the statistics of use, and highlights the UNT Scholarly Works institutional repository.
Date: May 20, 2011
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries

Open Access to UNT Faculty's Scholarly Publications

Description: This presentation discusses open access policies at the University of North Texas (UNT). The topics include an introduction to open access, a discussion of open access policies, and implementation ideas for workflow and technology support.
Date: March 25, 2010
Creator: Halbert, Martin; Moen, William E. & Hartman, Cathy Nelson
Partner: UNT Libraries

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
Partner: UNT Libraries

Who Are These Unauthorized Immigrants and What Are We Going To Do About Them?

Description: This presentation is part of the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on Unauthorized Immigration. This presentation discusses immigration in the United States, unauthorized immigration, and policies in place on immigration.
Date: April 13, 2011
Creator: Martinez-Ebers, Valerie
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Digitization 101

Description: This presentation introduces topics related to digital libraries, including digital asset management, metadata, controlled vocabularies, and digital preservation.
Date: April 12, 2011
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries

Nuts & Bolts: Preserving Digital Content at the University of North Texas

Description: This presentation discusses the preservation and digitization of content at the University of North Texas (UNT). The topics include a background of the digital initiatives at the UNT Libraries, the organization of the digital initiatives, the collaborative projects, the collections held by the UNT Libraries, and areas of research.
Date: June 2008
Creator: Hartman, Cathy Nelson & Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries

Vendor Relations: From Both Sides

Description: This presentation discusses vendor services and relations both as a service provider and as a customer of vendor services, in relation to digital libraries.
Date: February 18, 2011
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries

Examining MARC Records as Artifacts Reflecting Metadata Utilization Decisions

Description: This presentation discusses the MARC Content Designation Utilization (MCDU) Project. It presents information about the goals and scope of the project, the methodology and information about the process, and the implications of this project.
Date: January 25, 2006
Creator: Moen, William E.
Partner: UNT College of Information

In Search of Charles B. Ward [Presentation]

Description: Presentation for the 2014 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. This presentation discusses Charles B. Ward (1864-1917) and includes a biography and further implications for biography and musical reception history through resources originally created with different purposes in mind.
Date: September 18, 2014
Creator: Feustle, Maristella
Partner: UNT Libraries

Digitizing Newspapers with the Quartz A0 Scanner

Description: Presentation for the 2014 National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) Awardee Conference. This presentation discusses digitizing newspapers with the Quartz A0 scanner.
Date: September 2014
Creator: Fisher, Sarah Lynn & Krahmer, Ana
Partner: UNT Libraries

Assessment of Library Support for Distance Learning at UNT

Description: 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.
Date: June 27, 2011
Creator: Wahl, Diane
Partner: UNT Libraries

Connect With Your Part-Time Library Staff: Using Learning Styles to Individualize Training

Description: Presentation discussing ways in which supervisors can individualize their training of part-time library staff based on individual learning styles. Training techniques currently in practice at the University of North Texas (UNT), Willis Library, for part-time shelvers will be demonstrated as well as assessment methods utilized to determine the effectiveness of staff training.
Date: 2011
Creator: Leuzinger, Julie
Partner: UNT Libraries

Using Assessment Techniques to Guide Library Service Improvements

Description: This presentation discusses assessment techniques used to guide library service improvements. The assessments used are part of a triangulation method that uses three approaches of assessment in order to determine specific user needs and areas for improvement.
Date: May 27, 2011
Creator: Wahl, Diane; Avery, Elizabeth Fuseler & Downey, Annie
Partner: UNT Libraries

Z39.50 for Finding It All

Description: This presentation discusses using Z39.50. The topics include framing the "finding it all" question, a resource discovery service project, and update on Z39.50 profiles, and the next generation of Z39.50.
Date: October 22, 2002
Creator: Moen, William E. & Manojlovich, Slavko
Partner: UNT College of Information

Selecting and Assessing Practicum Students

Description: This presentation discusses selecting and assessing practicum students, the goals and competencies, learning objectives, and gives examples of necessary skills.
Date: May 27, 2011
Creator: Brannon, Sian
Partner: UNT Libraries
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