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Identity Management at the University of North Texas

Description: Brief history of name authority in the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries' Digital Collections, including the development and use of a local name authority database for creators associated with the UNT community. This text was part of the article "Who Is This: Moving from Authority Control to Identity Management" published in the May/June 2018 issue of AALL Spectrum.
Date: May 2018
Creator: Tarver, Hannah
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

[Handout to Accompany Poster on Scanning TRAIL Project Technical Reports]

Description: Handout with supplementary information to accompany the poster "Scanning TRAIL Project Technical Reports: A Workflow for a Large-Scale Collaborative Digitization Effort." In includes a brief overview of the project, a list of hardware and software used in the project, and a detailed list of the steps for each stage of the process (Inventory, Scanning, Processing, Metadata, and Upload).
Date: May 7, 2013
Creator: Tarver, Hannah & Willis, Shannon
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Handout to Accompany Poster on Implementation of a New Date/Time Standard]

Description: Handout with supplementary information to accompany the poster "Implementation of a New Date/Time Standard in Digital Library Metadata." In includes examples of dates that meet Extended Date/Time Format (EDTF) standards, examples of problems encountered when normalizing date displays for users, additional statistics related to already-valid dates in the digital collections at the time that the standards were formally adopted, and links to online materials.
Date: May 7, 2013
Creator: Tarver, Hannah
Partner: UNT Libraries

Managing Serials in a Large Digital Collection: Case Study of the UNT Libraries Digital Collections

Description: Presentation for the 2014 North American Serials Interest Group (NASIG) Annual Conference. This presentation discusses serials in the UNT digital collections, including ways of finding/browsing serials, how we describe them in the metadata, and examples of various exceptions.
Date: April 4, 2014
Creator: Tarver, Hannah
Partner: UNT Libraries

Better Guidelines, Better Functionality: How Metadata Supports the Cycle of System Improvement at the University of North Texas [Presentation]

Description: Presentation on how the University of North Texas Libraries' Digital Projects Unit established their metadata guidelines and how the guidelines work to support The Portal to Texas History and the University of North Texas Digital Library.
Date: October 22, 2010
Creator: Tarver, Hannah
Partner: UNT Libraries

jEdit

Description: This Tech Talks presentation discusses the jEdit text editor. jEdit is an open-source text editor available online which is used within the Digital Projects Lab for programming and for editing XML metadata files. In this Tech Talk, Metadata Librarian Hannah Tarver describes some of the ways that jEdit can be customized to make editing quicker and easier for documents that use mark-up languages or plain text.
Date: February 2010
Creator: Tarver, Hannah
Partner: UNT Libraries

Name Authority Files in the UNT Libraries' Digital Collections

Description: Presentation as part of a panel titled "From Authority Control to Identity Management: Managing--Not Controlling" at the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) 2017 annual conference. These slides provide an overview of name authority control in the UNT Libraries' Digital Collections, including authority creation, authority records and their structured data, and entering names in the metadata editing system.
Date: July 17, 2017
Creator: Tarver, Hannah
Partner: UNT Libraries

Implementing the Extended Date/Time Format in Digital Collections

Description: Presentation for the 2013 Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC) Conference. This presentation discusses the implementation of the Extended Date/Time Format (EDTF) within the University of North Texas (UNT) digital collections. It includes a summary of the kinds of date formats in the EDTF with examples from the digital collections, a description of methods used to implement and utilize the machine-readability of the format, and an overview of reasons that other institutions may want to consider switching to the EDTF.
Date: August 16, 2013
Creator: Tarver, Hannah
Partner: UNT Libraries