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End of Term Presidential Harvest 2012

Description: This is the collection for the End of Term Presidential Harvest 2012, an effort by the Library of Congress, the California Digital Library, the University of North Texas Libraries, the Internet Archive, and the U.S. Government Printing Office to preserve public United States Government web sites at the end of the presidential term that ended January 20, 2013. This collection documents federal agencies' presence on the World Wide Web during the transition of Presidential administrations.
Date: 2012/2013
Creator: University of North Texas. Libraries.
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

End of Term Presidential Harvest 2016

Description: This is the collection for the End of Term Presidential Harvest 2016, an effort by the Library of Congress, the California Digital Library, the University of North Texas Libraries, the Internet Archive, George Washington University Libraries, Stanford University Libraries, and the U.S. Government Printing Office to preserve public United States Government web sites at the end of the presidential term that ended January 20, 2017. This collection documents federal agencies' presence on the World Wide Web during the transition of Presidential administrations.
Date: 2016-10~/2017-03
Creator: University of North Texas. Libraries.
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Mapping the Southwest: Final Performance Report

Description: This report documents the Mapping the Southwest project, led by the University of North Texas (UNT) and with their partner, the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) Libraries Special Collections. The project was supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). This final report briefly describes the Mapping the Southwest project activities and accomplishments in six work areas, and provides a discussion of achievements, issues faced and resolved, and lessons learned that may be of benefit to others. Additional detail is provided in some areas with appendices.
Date: July 31, 2013
Creator: Hartman, Cathy Nelson; Phillips, Mark Edward & Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Partner: UNT Libraries

Iogene: Interface Optimization for Genealogists

Description: This is the official website for Iogene: the Interface Optimization for Genealogists Project. This project was a two-year study, funded by Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), to identify the user interface requirements of genealogists interacting with the UNT Libraries’ Portal to Texas History. It includes information such as project reports, research questions and methods, project news, and user studies.
Date: 2013
Creator: University of North Texas. Libraries
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Social Circumstance and Aesthetic Achievement: Contextual Studies in Richard Wright’s Native Son

Description: This collection of essays on Richard Wright’s Native Son developed from a research-oriented, upper- division University of North Texas Honors College course, spring 2015. It contains the following seven chapters: Chapter I: The Cognitive Dissonance of Bigger Thomas (by Rachel Martinez) Chapter II: The Equal of Them: Violence and Equality in Native Son and “The Man Who Was Almost a Man” (by Molly Riddell) Chapter III: Above the Sceptered Sway: Holy Justice, and the Trials of Bigger and Shylock (by Alberto Puras) Chapter IV: Through His Eyes: Critical Analysis of Wright’s Native Son and Dostoyevsky’s Crime and Punishment (by Rachel Torres) Chapter V: Perceptual Misadventure: Becoming Rather than Enacting the Stereotype in Wright’s Native Son and Melville’s “Benito Cereno” (by Stormie Garza) Chapter VI: Psychologically Rather than Physically Dismembered: Reconsideration of Self-conception in Native Son and Moby-Dick (by Yacine Ndiaye) Chapter VII: Specious Dialectic in Wright’s Native Son (by Nicholas Grotowski). The student authors have exhibited burgeoning skills as historical contextualists, mindful of the author’s times, social circumstance, personal reading, narrative point of view, and aesthetic achievement, evidenced by six of these essays having been accepted for presentation at the annual conference of the American Studies Association of Texas.
Date: June 2016
Creator: Duban, James
Partner: UNT Libraries

UNT Libraries Strategic Plan 2015-2018: A Plan to Continue Advancing the Research Value of the University of North Texas Libraries

Description: This document summarizes key strategic priorities for the UNT Libraries in the 2015 - 2018 period, and will inform planning activities during this time. This document lays out the primary directions that the UNT Libraries will undertake during four years. It builds on previous work and accomplishments, and serves as a transition guide for moving beyond the 2011-2015 strategic plan.
Date: 2015
Creator: Halbert, Martin; Hartman, Cathy Nelson; Belden, Dreanna; Brannon, Sian; Jackson, Scott; Parks, Sue et al.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Campus Pride Report: Summary of UNT Libraries' Collections

Description: This report is the final output of an in-depth evaluation using the Campus Pride Index (CPI) and includes answers to the specific questions in the CPI survey, the full list of call numbers relevant to LGBT subjects, lists of links to LGBT-specific queries of the UNT Libraries catalog, and a list of subjects for which additional resources will be sought.
Date: January 2016
Creator: Condrey, Coby & Harker, Karen
Partner: UNT Libraries

Critical Digital Pedagogy Faculty Mentoring Network: Final Report

Description: This report documents the final report the Critical Digital Pedagogy Faculty Mentoring Network project funded through the University of North Texas Office of Faculty Success Team Mentoring Grant. This final report includes a summary of Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 activities, along with other related events.
Date: May 10, 2017
Creator: Keralis, Spencer D. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries

"How do I know if it's useful if I can't even get it to open?": Assessing Information Interaction to Improve Library Collections and Services: Final Report

Description: This report documents the "How do I know if it's useful if I can't even get it to open?" project funded through the 2016 Dean's Innovation Grant. The final report briefly describes the "How do I know if it's useful if I can't even get it to open?" project activities, budget, outcomes, best practices, and sustainability.
Date: September 27, 2017
Creator: Dewitt-Miller, Erin; Smith, Susan & Billings, Emily
Partner: UNT Libraries

Are Print Books REALLY Dead?: Exploring the relationship between the technology acceptance model and the use of e-books at a large research university: Final Report

Description: This report documents the Are Print Books REALLY Dead? project funded through the 2016 Dean's Innovation Grant. The final report briefly describes the Are Print Books REALLY Dead? project activities, budget, outcomes, best practices, and sustainability.
Date: September 27, 2017
Creator: Rodriguez, Allyson; Smith, Susan & Dewitt-Miller, Erin
Partner: UNT Libraries

Cost and Feasibility of FADGI Compliance for the Digital Projects Unit: Final Report

Description: This report documents the Cost and Feasibility of FADGI Compliance for the Digital Projects Unit project funded through the 2016 Dean's Innovation Grant. The final report briefly describes the Cost and Feasibility of FADGI Compliance for the Digital Projects Unit project activities, budget, outcomes, best practices, and sustainability.
Date: September 30, 2017
Creator: Willis, Shannon & McIntosh, Marcia
Partner: UNT Libraries

Revving Up for Research Mentoring Program: Final Report

Description: This report documents the Revving up for Research project funded through the 2016 Dean's Innovation Grant. The final report briefly describes the Revving up for Research project activities, budget, outcomes, best practices, and sustainability.
Date: September 26, 2017
Creator: Harker, Karen; Sassen, Catherine; O'Toole, Erin; Thomsett-Scott, Beth & Hamner, Jesse
Partner: UNT Libraries

TX Gender Project: Final Report

Description: This report documents the TX Gender Project funded through the 2016 Dean's Innovation Grant. The final report briefly describes the TX Gender Project activities, budget, outcomes, best practices, and sustainability.
Date: October 2017
Creator: Keralis, Spencer D. C.; Leuzinger, Julie & Rowe, Jennifer
Partner: UNT Libraries

What's Brewing at UNT: Final Report

Description: This report documents the What's Brewing at UNT project funded through the 2016 Dean's Innovation Grant. The final report briefly describes the What's Brewing at UNT project activities, budget, outcomes, best practices, and sustainability.
Date: September 30, 2017
Creator: Andrews, Pamela; Hardin, Gregory & Smith, Susan
Partner: UNT Libraries

Using Technology to Enhance Discovery, Access, and Use: Final Report

Description: This report documents the Using Technology to Enhance Discovery, Access, and Use project funded through the 2016 Dean's Innovation Grant. The final report briefly describes the Using Technology to Enhance Discovery, Access, and Use project activities, budget, outcomes, best practices, and sustainability.
Date: September 20, 2017
Creator: Yanowski, Kevin; Sittel, Robbie & Monterroso, Betty
Partner: UNT Libraries

Sanctuary Cities: A Discussion About Senate Bill 4

Description: Video of the 2017 Constitution Day: Sanctuary Cities event. This is a forum style discussion featuring Texas House Representative Ramon Romero, who argued vigorously against SB4, and Texas House Representative Lynn Stucky, who is a strong supporter of the new law. Students will also ask the speakers questions via Twitter using hashtags #UNT #Constitution Day.
Date: September 14, 2017
Creator: Evans-Cowley, Jennifer; Major, Rafael; Romero, Ramon & Stucky, Lynn
Partner: University of North Texas

UNT Libraries Dean's Wiki

Description: Suite of wiki pages maintained by Dr. Martin Halbert, during his tenure at the Univesity of North Texas Libraries (October 2009-May 2017). The pages include personal information about Dr. Halbert as well as updates on library policies and news, such as strategic plans, program updates, and commentaries on current events.
Date: January 25, 2017
Creator: Halbert, Martin
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit