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"How do I know if it's useful if I can't even get it to open?" Assessing Information Interaction at the University of North Texas to Improve Library Collections and Services

Description: This presentation discusses the methodology and preliminary results of two usability studies – one on online video, and one on ebooks.
Date: April 4, 2017
Creator: Dewitt-Miller, Erin; Smith, Susan; Wang, Xin; Rodriguez, Allyson & Billings, Emily
Partner: UNT Libraries

Cataloging that Works: How to Make E-books Findable

Description: Presentation for the 2014 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference as part of the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) Cataloging and Classification Research Interest Group sponsored program. This presentation discusses a study on the discoverability of ebooks in library catalogs.
Date: June 29, 2014
Creator: Sassen, Catherine & Harker, Karen
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Is Print REALLY Dead? Exploring the Relationship between the Technology Acceptance Model and Use of E-books at a Large Research University

Description: Poster presented at the 2017 ALA Annual Conference. This poster summarizes the application of the technology acceptance model to the use of e-books at a large research university.
Date: June 24, 2017
Creator: Smith, Susan; Rodriguez, Allyson; Dewitt-Miller, Erin; Xu, Lu & Billings, Emily
Partner: UNT Libraries
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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

DDA and STEM @ UNT: What we have learned

Description: This presentation discusses Demand-Driven Acquisitions (DDA) and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) at the University of North Texas (UNT). For the Texas STEM Librarians' Conference, the author will present data and information about the pilot program, and how the Discovery Collection and the purchased titles are distributed, particularly regarding the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields.
Date: July 2012
Creator: Harker, Karen
Partner: UNT Libraries

Building a Trusted Framework for Coordinating OA Monograph Usage Data

Description: Presentation for the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) Spring 2019 Membership Meeting. The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation recently funded a study of the landscape of usage data for open-access scholarly monographs and an investigation of the viability of creating a data trust for the sharing of usage data among stakeholders in the publishing ecosystem. In spring 2019, the Book Industry Study Group will publish a final white paper that takes into account feedback from the community during a consultation period. This presentation will provide a summary of the main findings and proposals of the forthcoming white paper.
Date: April 8, 2019
Creator: Hawkins, Kevin S.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Monitoring Usage of Open Access Long-Form Content

Description: Presentation for NISO Virtual Conference "Long Form Content: Ebooks, Print Volumes and the Concerns of Those Who Use Both." The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation recently funded a study of the landscape of usage data for open-access scholarly monographs and an investigation of the viability of creating a data trust for sharing of usage data among stakeholders in the publishing ecosystem. In spring 2019, the Book Industry Study Group (BISG) will publish a final white paper that takes into account feedback from the community during a consultation period. This presentation, part of a NISO virtual conference (https://www.niso.org/events/2019/03/long-form-content-ebooks-print-volumes-and-concerns-those-who-use-both ), provides a summary of the main findings and proposals of the forthcoming white paper.
Date: March 20, 2019
Creator: Hawkins, Kevin S.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Building a Trusted Framework for Coordinating OA Monograph Usage Data

Description: The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation recently funded a study of the landscape of usage data for open-access scholarly monographs and an investigation of the viability of creating a data trust for sharing of usage data among stakeholders in the publishing ecosystem. In spring 2019, the Book Industry Study Group (BISG) will publish a final white paper that takes into account feedback from the community during a consultation period. This presentation will provide a summary of the main findings and proposals of the forthcoming white paper.
Date: May 9, 2019
Creator: Hawkins, Kevin S.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Building a Trusted Framework for Coordinating OA Monograph Usage Data

Description: The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation recently funded a study of the landscape of usage data for open-access scholarly monographs and an investigation of the viability of creating a data trust for sharing of usage data among stakeholders in the publishing ecosystem. In spring 2019, the Book Industry Study Group (BISG) will publish a final white paper that takes into account feedback from the community during a consultation period. This presentation will provide a summary of the main findings and proposals of the forthcoming white paper.
Date: May 9, 2019
Creator: Hawkins, Kevin S.
Partner: UNT Libraries
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A data trust for industry data sharing

Description: This is a portion of a report, Building a Trusted Framework for Coordinating OA Monograph Usage Data, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to study the landscape of usage for open-access scholarly monographs and investigate the viability of creating a data trust for sharing usage data among stakeholders in the publishing ecosystem.
Date: November 2018
Creator: Suzor, Nic; Gray, Joanne Elizabeth; Neylon, Cameron; Montgomery, Lucy; Ozaygen, Alkim; Hawkins, Kevin S. et al.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Are print books REALLY dead?

Description: This poster describes a study of e-book usage using the Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology (UTAUT) and Technology Acceptances Model (TAM).
Date: November 3, 2016
Creator: Rodriguez, Allyson; Smith, Susan; Miller, Erin & Billings, Emily
Partner: UNT Libraries
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"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
open access

Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography: 2006 Annunal Edition

Description: According to the preface, this bibliography presents selected English-language articles, books, and other printed and electronic sources that are useful in understanding scholarly electronic publishing efforts on the Internet. Most sources have been published between 1990 and 2006; however, a limited number of key sources published prior to 1990 are also included.
Date: 2007
Creator: Bailey, Charles W.
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Grant Proposal: Developing a Data Trust for Open Access Ebook Usage

Description: Grant proposal narrative for a project to build a pilot data trust related to usage of open access (OA) monographs that will allow authors and institutions to analyze the data in a secured system. Includes appendices for principal related efforts, curriculum vitae for the principal investigators, descriptions for positions that will be hired with grant funds, budget information, and meeting agendas.
Date: Autumn 2019
Creator: Hawkins, Kevin S.
Partner: UNT Libraries
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