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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

Skins and Bones: The Horror of the Real

Description: This book chapter examines the ways in which horror, as an aesthetic mode or sentiment, is bound to an experiential perception of "the real."
Date: March 25, 2013
Creator: Martin, John
Partner: UNT Libraries

TRI National Analysis 2013: Where You Live

Description: Chapter from the national analysis that looks at toxic chemical disposal of other releases at various geographical levels throughout the United States.
Date: April 2015
Creator: United States. Environmental Protection Agency.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Electrodeposition of Cu-Ni Composite Coatings

Description: This book chapter reviews the electrodeposition of Cu-Ni incorporated with nano- to microparticles to produce metal matrix composites.
Date: March 23, 2016
Creator: Thurber, Casey; Mohamed, Adel M. A. & Golden, Teresa
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Media and Communication

Description: This book chapter discusses media and communication. As core features of humanity, communication and media clearly predate academic disciplines. They are in this sense non-disciplinary. Yet, they have for centuries been the subject of inquiry by those concerned to understand and improve human correspondence. This chapter surveys the historical development and present form of multi-, inter-, and transdisciplinary studies of media and communication.
Date: July 2010
Creator: Briggle, Adam & Christians, Clifford G.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Educating the Community: Preserving Tomorrow's Treasures Today

Description: This book chapter discusses educating communities. and preserving tomorrow's treasures today. Librarians, curators, archivists, and volunteers work hard to conserve and preserve materials as they are added to their collections, insuring that the materials can be safely used. However, not all genealogical and historical information is held in cultural institutions; unknown numbers of valuable information sources reside with individuals and in residences. By educating the community today on how to protect the treasures in their care, we have the potential to minimize the repairs needed for these items in the future.
Date: April 5, 2012
Creator: Phillips, Jessica
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Functional Ontology of Filmic Documents

Description: This book chapter discusses the functional ontology of filmic documents. The authors examine a few phases of probing of filmic documents, and the relationship between structure and meaning. The authors have taken the liberty of sketching the earlier phases and of presenting the most recent in somewhat more detail. Considerations of the early phases, among other issues of document use, led to the functional ontology construction as a foundation for this probing and for wider concerns within the arena of messages, meanings, and uses.
Date: 2007
Creator: Anderson, Richard L.; O'Connor, Brian Clark & Kearns, Jodi L.
Partner: UNT College of Information

Dear Facebook

Description: This book chapter is written in the form of a break-up letter from the author to the social networking website, Facebook. It discusses social networking, technological changes, urbanization, globalization, media technology, and philosophical ideas about society.
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Date: 2010
Creator: Briggle, Adam
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Metaphoric Analysis of a Shipyard Union Dispute: Theory and Method in the Cultural Analysis of Collective Action

Description: This book chapter discusses the metaphoric analysis of a shipyard union dispute and the theory and method in the cultural analysis of collective action. Rather than treating grievances and political opportunities, given, and exogenous to organized movement groups, cultural analysts of social movements have recently focused on cognitive and linguistic processes by which factors relevant to collective behavior are themselves interpreted collectively.
Date: February 2009
Creator: Ignatow, Gabriel
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Biocultural conservation in Cape Horn: the Magellanic woodpecker as a charismatic species

Description: This book chapter discusses a research project to promote biocultural conservation in Cape Horn, Chile. In an effort to achieve the goal of transdisciplinary integration, the authors used the strategy of identifying a charismatic species, since doing so serves to motivate people towards biodiversity conservation, to communicate ecological concepts, and to integrate both the ecological and social dimensions of sustainability.
Date: March 11, 2010
Creator: Arango, Ximena; Rozzi, Ricardo, 1960-; Massardo, Francisca & Ibarra, J. Tomás
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Effectiveness of Nature Conservation - A Case of Natura 2000 Sites in Poland

Description: This book chapter examines problems emerging due to the designation of protected areas as well as implementation and management of the Natura 2000 in Poland.
Date: August 8, 2012
Creator: Grodzińska-Jurczak, Małgorzata; Strzelecka, Marianna; Kamal, Sristi & Gutowska, Justyna
Partner: UNT College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism

Ferromagnetic ZnO Nanowires for Spintronic Applications

Description: This book chapter reviews experimental results of observed room temperature ferromagnetism in transition metal doped group II-VI semiconductors.
Date: December 19, 2012
Creator: Philipose, Usha & Sapkota, Gopal
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

A snare in every human path: "Tamerlane" and the Paternal Scapegoat

Description: This book chapter examines Edgar Allan Poe's poem "Tamerlane" through Poe's reimagination of the artist-as-scapegoat figure as a viable alternative for preserving artistic integrity in the face of paternal and literary authority.
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Date: September 5, 2013
Creator: Martin, John
Partner: UNT Libraries

["Belonging to America" by Kenneth L. Karst]

Description: A copy of "Belonging to American" by Kenneth L. Karst book cover. The next document contains a paragraph about gays and lesbians in American society and about the Baker v. Wade lawsuit.
Date: 19uu
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

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

Behavioral Economic Tools for Promotion of Physical Activity

Description: This book chapter describes two key behavioral economic constructs and four key behavioral economic tools and their application to physical activity.
Date: May 10, 2017
Creator: Leonard, Tammy & Shuval, Kerem
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences