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Social Aging

Description: Book chapter discussing social issues in aging such as structural lag theory, race and ethnic differences in aging, different social roles associated with older adults, and how the role of retirement has changed in recent years.
Date: 2001
Creator: Eve, Susan Brown; Prentice, Sharon; Pruitt, Charlie D. & Torrez, Diana
Partner: UNT Honors College

Open (Flu) Season: A Case Study of The American Influenza Epidemic of 1918: A Digital Encyclopedia

Description: Book chapter discussing a project by the University of Michigan's Center for the History of Medicine (CHM) in partnership with the University of Michigan Library's MPublishing division, to create an open source digital collection of archival, primary, and interpretive materials related to the history of the 1918 influenza pandemic in the United States.
Date: July 31, 2013
Creator: Judkins, Julie
Partner: UNT Libraries

Reengineering The Portal to Texas History

Description: This book chapter reports on a case study on the activities, findings, and lessons learned during a project that replaced the legacy Digital Asset Management (DAM) system of The Portal to Texas History at the University of North Texas Libraries with an open source system.
Date: 2013
Creator: Murray, Kathleen R.; Phillips, Mark Edward; Hicks, William; Weng, Neena & Belden, Dreanna
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Evolution of Publishing Agreements at the University of Michigan Library

Description: Book chapter on the evolution of publishing agreements at the University of Michigan Library. Taking as an example an open-access journal with a single editor, this chapter discusses the various configurations of rights agreements used by the University of Michigan Library throughout the evolution of its publishing operation, the advantages of the various models, and the reasons for moving from one to another.
Date: March 2015
Creator: Hawkins, Kevin S.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Beyond Structural Genomics for Plant Science

Description: This book chapter provides an overview of the genomics and postgenomic technologies that are likely to have the greatest impacts on agronomy over the next 10-20 years and describes a number of case studies of their application.
Date: September 14, 2007
Creator: Dixon, R. A.; Bouton, Joseph H. (Joseph Henry), 1948-; Narasimhamoorthy, Brindha; Saha, Malay; Wang, Z.-Y. (Zeng-Yu), 1963- & May, Gregory D.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Metadata Enhancement Through Name Authority in the UNT Digital Library

Description: This book chapter contains a case study discussing the University of North Texas Libraries' implementation of name authority control in the UNT Digital Library as a means of increasing metadata records' quality and consistency, and of improving end-user retrieval.
Date: March 2016
Creator: Tarver, Hannah & Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

HAM: A Hybrid Aquisitions Model for Public Libraries

Description: This book chapter discusses how to operationalize acquisitions through a discussion of various models of acquisitions, encompassing budgeting, working with vendors, selection, ordering, receiving, processing, and overall administration of the process.
Date: 2014
Creator: Brannon, Sian
Partner: UNT Libraries

Lead-Cooled Fast Reactor (LFR) Design: Safety, Neutronics, Thermal Hydraulics, Structural Mechanics, Fuel, Core, and Plant Design

Description: Fifth chapter from "A Compendium of Reactor Technology" discussing the history and design of lead-cooled fast reactors in nine sections: Lead-cooled Fast Reactor (LFR) Development, Design Criteria and General Specifications, Neutronics, Lead Properties, Compatibility of Structural Materials with Lead, Core, Reactor System, Decay Heat Removal System, and Nuclear Island.
Date: February 22, 2010
Creator: Smith, Craig; Cinotti, L.; Artoli, C. & Grasso, G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Carbon-14 Bomb Pulse Dating

Description: Abstract: Atmospheric testing of nuclear weapons during the 1950s and early 1960s doubled the concentration of carbon-14 in the atmosphere and created a pulse that labeled everything alive since 1955 as carbon moved up the food chain. The variation in carbon-14 concentration in time is well-documented and can be used to chronologically date all biological materials since the mid-1950s.
Date: June 15, 2012
Creator: Buchholz, Bruce A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Radiocarbon Dating

Description: Abstract: Radiocarbon dating can be used to determine the age of objects that contain components that were once alive. In the case of human remains, a radiocarbon date can distinguish between a crime scene and an archaeological site. Documents, museum artifacts and art objects can be dated to determine if their age is correct for the historical context. A radiocarbon date does not confirm authenticity, but it can help identify a forgery.
Date: May 25, 2012
Creator: Buchholz, Bruce A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Listing of Impairments: Immune System]

Description: An excerpt from a listing of impairments book including an immune system chapter describing the HIV infection and its symptoms.
Date: 1993
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections