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Denton Plan 2030

Description: This is the official website for the Denton Plan 2030. Denton Plan 2030 is an effort by the city of Denton, Texas to update its comprehensive plan for the future growth and development of Denton. The Denton Plan involves input from local residents, as well as the Denton City Council's Planning and Zoning Commission and the Denton Planning Department. The site includes information about the contents of the plan, the planning process, how to get involved, local events, press coverage, and contact information. This item includes a compilation of archived webpages crawled on a semiannual basis.
Date: 2013
Creator: Denton (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Glasstire: Visual Art News and Reviews

Description: This is the official website for Glasstire, an online magazine that covers visual art in Texas and Southern California. Founded in 2001, Glasstire was one of the earliest online art journals in the United States. It is a non-profit publication supported in part by grants from The Houston Endowment, The Brown Foundation, the the National Endowment for the Arts, the Greater Houston Community Foundation, the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance, and the Texas Commission for the Arts. It includes articles, news about local art events, videos, and classifieds.
Date: 2013
Creator: Glasstire
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

National Atlas of the United States

Description: This is the website for the National Atlas, which provides a comprehensive, maplike view into the enormous wealth of geospatial and geostatistical data collected for the United States. It includes many detailed, interactive maps of the nation on a wide variety of subjects such as the environment, history, government, population, and climate, as well as fully documented digital cartographic datasets and articles. The website was removed from service on September 30, 2014.
Date: September 22, 2014
Creator: United States. Department of the Interior. Geological Survey
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Art Lies: A Contemporary Art Quarterly

Description: This is the official website for Art Lies, a print quarterly arts publication. Founded in Texas, Art Lies offers a critical examination of artistic practice, theory, and discourse on and about the contemporary arts. The first issue of Art Lies was published in 1994. The site includes news, information about current and past issues, the journal's editorial policies, advertising rates. Art Lies ceased operation in 2011.
Date: 2011
Creator: Art Lies
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Resignation of University of North Texas President Gretchen Bataille

Description: This is a collection of web pages related to the resignation of University of North Texas President, Gretchen Bataille, which took place in the spring of 2010. It includes official press releases from the University of North Texas, articles from local and national news sources, and social media websites. These sites were crawled on a regular basis during Febrary and March of 2010.
Date: 2010
Creator: University of North Texas. Libraries
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Denton Fracking Referendum Project

Description: On November 4, 2014 Denton residents voted on a proposition calling for the prohibition of hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking", within the city limits of Denton, Texas. The hydraulic fracturing process involves the use of water, sand and/or chemical additives pumped under high pressure to fracture rock formations and improve the flow of natural gas, oil or other hydrocarbons. This referendum was passed by voters and was the first permanent ban on fracking in the State of Texas. This collection is an effort to document news and viewpoints related to the proposed fracking ban and includes a compilation of web pages crawled in late 2014.
Date: 2014
Creator: University of North Texas. Libraries
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Center for the Study of Interdisciplinarity

Description: This is the official website for Center for the Study of Interdisciplinarity (CSID) at the University of North Texas. CSID conducts research into the theory and practice of inter- and transdisciplinary approaches to knowledge. The site includes information about CSID's research projects, its publications, and the people involved.
Date: 2014
Creator: University of North Texas. Center for the Study of Interdisciplinarity
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

University of North Texas College of Information

Description: This is the official website for the College of Information at the University of North Texas. The College of Information includes the departments of Learning Technologies and Library and Information Sciences. The website includes information about admissions, advising, research and development, departments, research, administration, and student, faculty, and alumni resources.
Date: Spring 2013
Creator: University of North Texas. School of Library and Information Sciences
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Communicating Organizational Commitment to Long-Term Sustainability through a Trusted Digital Repository Self-Audit

Description: This paper provides an overview of the UNT Libraries' self-audit using criteria from the Trusted Repositories Audit and Certification checklist. It contains an overview of the structure of this self-audit, explores the documents generated and auited, and examines the challenges and solutions as revealed by this process. This paper also contains findings specifically related to the digital newspaper and news video content.
Date: July 27, 2016
Creator: Krahmer, Ana & Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

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

Rediscovering Music Published in American Newspapers

Description: Poster gives information about music that was published in American newspapers from 1900 to 1920 by the American Melody company. This poster was shown at the 2015 National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) Awardee Conference at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. on September 17, 2015.
Date: September 17, 2015
Creator: Fisher, Sarah Lynn
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

User Experience of Access Points: Eye-tracking, Metadata, and Usability Testing

Description: This doctoral dissertation applies user experience and complex systems theory, combining eye-tracking data with verbal and observational data from user test instances, to study the effectiveness of metadata records that accompany digital primary source objects available on The Portal to Texas History.
Date: May 2016
Creator: Krahmer, Ana
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Exploratory Analysis of Born-Digital Newspaper Content

Description: This paper reports on exploratory investigations by the Texas Digital Newspaper Program to understand aggregate patterns in the generation of born-digital news editions by analyzing technical metadata extracted from the 3 million pages currently in the preservation collection.
Date: October 31, 2016
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward & Krahmer, Ana
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

UNT Faculty Analysis of Scholarly Works

Description: This presentation provides a breakdown of current faculty contributions to the UNT Scholarly Works collection by department, tenure-status, and involvement with non-traditional works such as Honors College collaborations and patents.
Date: August 5, 2016
Creator: Andrews, Pamela & Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Enhancing UNT's Presence in Sub-Saharan Africa: Building Partnership with Ethiopian Higher Education Institutions

Description: Paper accompanying a presentation at the 2015 University of North Texas (UNT) Student and Faculty Research Symposium on African Studies. This paper discusses enhancing UNT's presence in Sub-Saharan Africa and building partnerships with Ethiopian higher education institutions.
Date: April 11, 2015
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Systems Interoperability and Collaborative Development for Web Archiving - Filling Gaps in the IMLS National Digital Platform

Description: This presentation provides an overview of the beginning stages of the IMLS funded two-year web archiving research project with Internet Archive, Stanford University Libraries, University of North Texas, and Rutgers University.
Date: May 25, 2016
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward & Mumma, Courtney
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

A Case Study of Metadata Creation in the University of North Texas Libraries' Digital Collections

Description: This paper presents a case study of the work carried out by the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries and the intersection of metadata modeling, metadata input rules and documentation, metadata quality assessments, and technology to empower metadata editors to create high-quality metadata.
Date: May 2016
Creator: Tarver, Hannah; Zavalina, Oksana & Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit