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Texas Digital Newspaper Program Issue Dataset for IFLA/Rootstech Analysis

Description: This dataset contains the descriptive metadata harvested from the Texas Digital Newspaper Program collection on The Portal to Texas History and is accompanied by a dataset derived from the harvested metadata. This dataset was used for an IFLA Newspaper Section and Rootstech presentation.
Date: January 16, 2014
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward & Krahmer, Ana
Partner: UNT Libraries

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

Born Digital Newspaper Collections

Description: Presentation for the 2017 Dodging the Memory Hole Conference. This presentation provides an overview of the ingest of Texas Press Association PDFs through the Texas Digital Newspaper Program at UNT Libraries.
Date: November 15, 2017
Creator: Krahmer, Ana & Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Texas Borderlands Newspaper Collection: Newspaper Preservation and Access, One Page at a Time

Description: Presentation given at the Texas Conference on Digital Libraries 2019 in Austin, Texas. This presentation discusses the Texas Digital Newspaper Program (TDNP) and the Texas Borderlands Newspaper Collection, a project funded by the TexTreasures program of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC).
Date: May 22, 2019
Creator: Krahmer, Ana & Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries

Portal Partner Update

Description: This presentation was given at a dinner celebrating The Portal to Texas History. The presentation describes recent projects, discusses feedback from Portal users, describes the work of the Texas Digital Newspaper Program, and provides examples of how graduate students have used The Portal to Texas History for their research.
Date: September 20, 2012
Creator: Carlisle, Tara; Krahmer, Ana & Liles, Deborah
Partner: UNT Libraries

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

Description: This presentation 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.
Date: August 15, 2016
Creator: Krahmer, Ana
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

History 9-1-1: How University of North Texas Libraries Save Newspaper Runs through the Texas Digital Newspaper Program

Description: Presentation for the 2018 International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions International News Media Conference. This presentation describes how the Texas Digital Newspaper Program partners with other libraries and museum to preserve materials, and how this can act as a safeguard after natural disasters in the area.
Date: September 13, 2018
Creator: Krahmer, Ana
Partner: UNT Libraries

Understanding Connections: Examining Digital Library and Institutional Repository Use Overlap

Description: This paper examined how users navigated between other collections within the UNT IR, as well as within the UNT DL. Through this examination, we observed patterns between how users navigated between objects, understood which collections may have related to one another, examined why some unique items were used more than others, and viewed the average number of items used within a session
Date: June 8, 2019
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward; Andrews, Pamela & Krahmer, Ana
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Portal to Texas History Usability Test

Description: This presentation discusses a usability test conducted on users of The Portal to Texas History website managed by the University of North Texas. The study looks at the navigation of the Portal website and recruited users that UNT sees as their target audience. This presentation discusses the purpose of the usability testing, the test environment, test methodology, the usability scenario and tasks, user profiles, findings and analysis, and recommendations.
Date: May 2, 2011
Creator: Crane, Kate; Gilmore, Linda; Khammassi, Khouloud & Krahmer, Ana
Partner: UNT Libraries

Shaping User Experience

Description: This handout accompanies a workshop presentation about shaping user experience. The topics of the workshop include usability testing, iterative design, and digital libraries. This handout outlines the topics that will be covered with a timeline of the activities, glossary of terminology used, worksheets, and references.
Date: April 1, 2012
Creator: Krahmer, Ana; Crane, Kate & Carlisle, Tara
Partner: UNT Libraries