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Guidelines for Digital Newspaper Preservation Readiness

Description: The Guidelines for Digital Newspaper Preservation Readiness address a specific set of preservation challenges faced by libraries, archives, historical societies, and other organizations that curate substantial collections of digital newspaper content. The Guidelines are intended to inform curators and collection managers at libraries, archives, historical societies, and other such memory organizations about various practical readiness activities that they can take. They provide links to technic… more
Date: March 4, 2014
Creator: Skinner, Katherine & Schultz, Matt
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Guidance Documents for Lifecycle Management of ETDs

Description: In 2011, a research team led by the University of North Texas, the Educopia Institute/MetaArchive Cooperative, and the worldwide Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD), began studying the production, dissemination, and preservation of Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs). The original intent was to develop and disseminate documentation for academic libraries that would help curators better understand and address the preservation challenges presented by these new dig… more
Date: March 19, 2014
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw; Donovan, Bill; Halbert, Martin; Han, Yan; Henry, Geneva; Hswe, Patricia et al.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Austin Fanzine Project: An Overview

Description: Presentation for the 2013 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. This presentation discusses the Austin Fanzine Project, an institutional-independent project intended to improve access to the documents of a recently-historical subculture -- the Austin, Texas underground music scene of the 1990s. The project has also blossomed into a sandbox for creative experimentation with digital archives and digital humanities methods and tools.
Date: September 20, 2013
Creator: Hecker, Jennifer
Partner: UNT Digital Scholarship Cooperative (DiSCo)
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Prospects for Research Data Management

Description: Paper included in a report for the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) on research data management and the DataRes Project. This chapter highlights some of the most provocative findings of the DataRes Project on the topic of research data management in higher education and possible scenarios for the future and the implications of these scenarios.
Date: November 2013
Creator: Halbert, Martin
Partner: UNT Libraries

Digitization 101

Description: This presentation introduces topics related to digital libraries, including digital asset management, metadata, controlled vocabularies, and digital preservation.
Date: April 12, 2011
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Digitization 101

Description: This document discusses digitization processes, including computer hardware, setting up the computer with Windows XP, setting up Windows 7 for digital projects, identifiers, folder management, standards, scanning, and digital preservation.
Date: April 11, 2011
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward; Moore, Jeremy D. & Hall, Nathan
Partner: UNT Libraries

Chronicles in Preservation: Building Institutional Capacity in Digital Preservation

Description: Poster presented at the 2013 iPres Conference. The poster discusses the Chronicles in Preservation project, which evaluates how to improve the preservation readiness of digitized and born-digital newspapers on a spectrum of essential to optimal levels of conformance to digital preservation standards.
Date: September 2013
Creator: Schultz, Matt; Phillips, Mark Edward; Krabbenhoeft, Nick & Eisenhauer, Stephen
Partner: UNT Libraries
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UNT Libraries: TRAC Conformance Document

Description: The UNT Libraries: TRAC Conformance Document is designed to supplement and provide extended reference to the UNT Libraries’ TRAC Audit Checklist (Appendix A), which outlines the requirements of a Trusted Digital Repository. The self assessment of the UNT Libraries and its Digital Collections encompasses an evaluation of its associated policies, procedures, workflows, modelling, and technical infrastructure in the TRAC audit process.
Date: October 2015
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward; Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw; Krahmer, Ana; Tarver, Hannah & Waugh, Laura
Partner: UNT Libraries
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TwitterVane Administrators Guide

Description: This document serves as the TwitterVane Administrators Guide. It describes how to control, monitor, and maintain Tweet Stream and Tweet processing for the TwitterVane web application.
Date: February 21, 2013
Partner: International Internet Preservation Consortium
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WARC implementation guidelines

Description: This report gathers advice and best practice to help institutions designing and creating WARC files for collection management, access, preservation, and interoperability with collections from different institutions.
Date: January 27, 2009
Creator: Oury, Clément
Partner: International Internet Preservation Consortium
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Crowdsourcing Workshop & Use Cases

Description: This report describes a crowdsourcing workshop at the 2012 International Internet Preservation Coalition General Assembly. This report contains a workshop report, the discussion paper "Can Crowdsourcing Play a Role in Archiving the Web?, workshop schedule, a list of resources, questions to ask of crowdsourcing sites, crowdsourcing use case templates, and the article "The Crowd & the Library: The Agony and Exstasy of 'Crowdsourcing' Our Cultural Heritage."
Date: May 4, 2012
Creator: Pennock, Maureen E.; Hockx-Yu, Helen & Owens, Trevor
Partner: International Internet Preservation Consortium
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Putting it all together: creating a unified web harvesting workflow at the Bibliothèque nationale de France

Description: This article presents the complete web harvesting workflow at the Bibliothèque Nationale de France for the International Internet Preservation Consortium sponsored workshop "How to fit in? Integrating a web archiving program in your organisation."
Date: November 2012
Creator: Le Follic, Annick; Stirling, Peter & Wendland, Bert
Partner: International Internet Preservation Consortium

WARC Standard Revision Workshop

Description: Presentation for the 2015 International Internet Preservation Consortium General Assembly. This presentation entails a workshop on the current status of the WARC standard and discussion for further work.
Date: April 28, 2015
Creator: Oury, Clément
Partner: International Internet Preservation Consortium
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