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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

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

"The Silicon Dream": Breaking Glass on the Small Screen

Description: Book chapter discussing the Brian Gibson film "Breaking Glass" and the author's experiences viewing the film and thoughts about the impressions it made.
Date: March 2008
Creator: Keralis, Spencer D. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Teaching Functional Communication to Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Description: This book chapter focuses on functional communication, including procedures for establishing speech and the use of one or more augmentative and alternative communication modes.
Date: 2014
Creator: Lang, Russell; Sigafoos, Jeff; van der Meer, Larah; Carnett, Amarie; Green, Vanessa A.; Lancioni, Giulio E. et al.
Partner: UNT College of Education