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Graduate Students' Collaborative Information Seeking in a Group-based Learning Setting

Description: Working with others within an organization can have a variety of positive effects, and the benefits of collaboration have been discussed in various disciplines. In information science, interest in collaborative information seeking, including collaborative information seeking by students in an online learning environment is expanding. This study was aimed at understanding graduate students' collaborative information seeking behaviors through the process of a group project, including factors that… more
Date: May 2013
Creator: Lee, Jisu
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Readiness of Indonesian Academic Libraries for Open Access and Open Access Repositories Implementation: a Study on Indonesian Open Access Repositories Registered in OpenDOAR

Description: Scholarly and scientific communication has a long history, while the Open Access (OA) movement began to take part in this communication with the emergence of Internet in the late 1960s and the web that emerged in mid-1990s. OA is beneficial for sharing knowledge because the OA movement demands scholarly literature freely available on the internet and it is free of most licensing restriction copyright. OA will close the barrier of access to knowledge. The OA movement in Indonesia may be consider… more
Date: August 2015
Creator: Priyanto, Ida F.
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Journalist as Information Provider: Examining the One-Voice Model of a Corporate Sports Account

Description: While journalists were once viewed as gatekeepers, dispensing news and information via one-way communication channels, their role as information provider has evolved. Nowhere is this more apparent than on the social networking site Twitter, where information seekers have unprecedented access to information providers. The two-way communication that these information seekers have come to expect can be challenging for organizations such as ESPN who have multiple Twitter accounts and millions of fo… more
Date: August 2016
Creator: Norris, Tiffany D.
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Building an Understanding of International Service Learning in Librarianship

Description: From the very beginning, library education has been a mixture of theory and practice. Dewey required apprenticeships to be part of the first library school at the University of Chicago as a method to indoctrinate new professional. Today, acculturation is incorporated into the professional education through a large variety of experiential learning techniques, including internships, practicum, field work, and service learning projects, all of which are designed to develop some level of profession… more
Date: December 2016
Creator: Walczyk, Christine
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Students Data Literacy Needs in Community Colleges: Perspectives of Libraries, Students and Faculty

Description: Data management plan for the grant, "Students Data Literacy Needs in Community Colleges: Perspectives of Libraries, Students and Faculty." The University of North Texas will conduct an 18-month planning project to examine the current perspectives of community college librarians, faculty, and students regarding data literacy; identify the data literacy competencies needed for community college students; and develop data literacy action plans for community college libraries to assist community co… more
Date: 2022-08-01/2024-01-31
Creator: Kim, Jeonghyun
Partner: UNT College of Information
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Connecting Communities with Libraries, Archives, and Historians Through Oral Histories

Description: Data management plan for the grant, "Connecting Communities with Libraries, Archives, and Historians Through Oral Histories." The University of North Texas (UNT) Department of Information Science, partnering with the UNT Oral History Program, will host a series of forums to identify best practices and strategies to respond to challenges around building, implementing, preserving, and accessing community oral history projects. The project team will convene librarians, archivists, oral history pra… more
Date: 2022-08-01/2023-07-31
Creator: Kim, Jeonghyun; Moye, J. Todd & Roeschley, Ana
Partner: UNT College of Information
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A Text Analysis of Data Science Career Opportunities and U.S. iSchool Curriculum

Description: Data science employment opportunities of varied complexity and environment are in growing demand across the globe. Data science as a discipline potentially offers a wealth of jobs to prospective employees, while traditional information science-based roles continue to decrease as budgets get cut across the U.S. Since data is related closely to information historically, this research will explore the education of U.S. iSchool professionals and compare it to traditional data science roles being ad… more
Date: December 2018
Creator: Durr, Angel Krystina
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Competencies Required for Digital Curation: An Analysis of Job Advertisements

Description: Article discussing competencies required for digital curation. The results of the analysis show that digital curation jobs are characterized by a complex interplay of various skills and knowledge. The findings of this study present emerging requirements for a qualified workforce in the field of digital curation.
Date: June 14, 2013
Creator: Kim, Jeonghyun; Warga, Edward & Moen, William E.
Partner: UNT College of Information
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Webinar 3: Preserving and Archiving Oral History Collections

Description: Video recording of the third webinar from the Oral History Forum. The theme of the webinar explore best practices and considerations for ethically informed preservation and archiving of oral history.
Date: February 15, 2023
Duration: 1 hour 29 minutes 49 seconds
Creator: Alvarez, Carla O.; Phillips, Mark Edward; Hughes-Watkins, Lae'l & Turner, Francena F. L.
Partner: University of North Texas
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Webinar 4: Accessing and Using Oral History

Description: Video recording of the fourth webinar from the Oral History Forum. The theme of the last webinar of the series explores innovative uses of oral history collections and pushes for equitable access to oral history collections.
Date: February 22, 2023
Duration: 1 hour 31 minutes 28 seconds
Creator: Marcus, Eric; Sullivan, Sady & Sielaff, Steven
Partner: University of North Texas

Toward an understanding of Data Literacy Needs in Community Colleges: A Conceptual Framework

Description: Poster focuses on developing a conceptual framework to understand data literacy needs in community colleges. The authors propose a framework for studying data literacy by conceptualizing data literacy and explicating the core content and competencies associated with it. It was presented at the 2023 Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) conference held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This work is part of an Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) grant.
Date: March 2023
Creator: Kim, Jeonghyun; Hong, Lingzi; Evans, Sarah; Ali, Irhamni & Rice-Oyler, Erin
Partner: UNT Libraries

Defining Data Literacy: An Empirical Study of Data Literacy Dimension

Description: Poster on an analysis of publications from 2002-2021 on data literacy to identify relevant topics and trends. This is a part of preliminary work done to support a proposal for an Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) grant. It was presented at the 2021 Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) Annual Conference held virtually September 20-24, 2021.
Date: September 21, 2021
Creator: Kim, Jeonghyun; Hong, Lingzi & Evans, Sarah
Partner: UNT College of Information

A Comparative Analysis of Data Literacy Competency Frameworks

Description: Poster on a comparative analysis of data literacy competency frameworks. Seven competency frameworks were selected for in-depth analysis, and the results are compiled in a table. This work is part of an Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) grant. It was presented at the 2022 Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) Annual Conference held October 24-26, 2022.
Date: October 25, 2022
Creator: Kim, Jeonghyun & Berka, Catrina
Partner: UNT College of Information

Unfolding Research Data Services: An Information Architecture Perspective

Description: Poster presented at the 2018 ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries. This poster describes the use of a content analysis with the lens of information architecture to better understand how research data services are organize in North American academic library websites, and to what extent the research data lifecycle is supported within these services.
Date: June 4, 2018
Creator: Khan, Hammad; Chang, Hsia-Ching & Kim, Jeonghyun
Partner: UNT College of Information
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Unfolding Research Data Services: An Information Architecture Perspective

Description: This paper describes the use of a content analysis with the lens of information architecture to better understand how research data services are organize in North American academic library websites, and to what extent the research data lifecycle is supported within these services.
Date: June 4, 2018
Creator: Khan, Hammad; Chang, Hsia-Ching & Kim, Jeonghyun
Partner: UNT College of Engineering
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Understanding the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) of Data Professionals in United States Academic Libraries

Description: This study applies the knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA) framework for eScience professionals to data service positions in academic libraries. Understanding the KSAs needed to provide data services is of crucial concern. The current study looks at KSAs of data professionals working in the United States academic libraries. An exploratory sequential mixed method design was adopted to discover the KSAs. The study was divided into two phases, a qualitative content analysis of 260 job advertise… more
Date: December 2021
Creator: Khan, Hammad Rauf
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Webinar 1: Oral History and Communities

Description: Video recording of the first webinar from the Oral History Forum. The theme of the webinar explores how community identity, history, activism, and experiences are represented through oral history.
Date: February 1, 2023
Duration: 1 hour 32 minutes 19 seconds
Creator: Cain, Adrienne; Piedra, Benji de la & Lee, Jamie A.
Partner: University of North Texas
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Connecting Communities with Libraries, Archives, and Historians through Oral Histories

Description: Grant narrative for the grant, "Connecting Communities with Libraries, Archives, and Historians Through Oral Histories." The University of North Texas (UNT) Department of Information Science, partnering with the UNT Oral History Program, will host a series of forums to identify best practices and strategies to respond to challenges around building, implementing, preserving, and accessing community oral history projects. The project team will convene librarians, archivists, oral history practiti… more
Date: 2022
Creator: Kim, Jeonghyun; Moye, J. Todd & Roeschley, Ana
Partner: University of North Texas
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Student Data Literacy Needs in Community Colleges: Perceptions of Librarians, Students, and Faculty

Description: Grant narrative for the grant, "Students Data Literacy Needs in Community Colleges: Perspectives of Libraries, Students and Faculty." The University of North Texas will conduct an 18-month planning project to examine the current perspectives of community college librarians, faculty, and students regarding data literacy; identify the data literacy competencies needed for community college students; and develop data literacy action plans for community college libraries to assist community college… more
Date: 2022
Creator: Kim, Jeonghyun; Hong, Lingzi & Evans, Sarah
Partner: UNT College of Information
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