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Metadata for ETD Lifecycle Management

Description: Chapter from Guidance Documents for Lifecycle Management of ETDs. This chapter describes the roles of metadata in facilitating the ETD lifecycle, methods to capture metadata manually and automatically, examples of programs using metadata to enhance ETD access, and strategies to manage metadata over time.
Date: March 21, 2014
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Partner: UNT Libraries

Pushing the Boundaries of Open Access

Description: Poster presented at the 2014 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries (TCDL). This poster provides a preliminary analysis of the University of North Texas (UNT) efforts to make students' work accessible to a wider global audience.
Date: April 28, 2014
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw; Phillips, Mark Edward & Kleister, Jill
Partner: UNT Libraries

Creating Order Out of Chaos: Introducing Name Authority into a Large ETD Collection

Description: Presentation for the sixteenth international symposium on electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs). This presentation describes the challenges associated with controlling names, the approach of the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries, the development and implementation of the UNT Name App, and discuss lessons learned.
Date: September 25, 2013
Creator: Waugh, Laura
Partner: UNT Libraries

Facilitating Discovery and Long-term Access to Electronic Theses and Dissertations: Notes About Those in Music

Description: Presentation for the 2013 Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC) Conference. In this presentation, the authors discuss facilitating discovery and long-term access to electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) and offer notes about music ETDs.
Date: August 16, 2013
Creator: Hartsock, Ralph; Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw & Justice, Andrew
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Tracing Our Global Connections: A Bibliographic Analysis of UNT Digital Library Item Usage Among Global ETDs

Description: Presentation at the 20th International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations. This presentation provides an overview of a bibliographic analysis of University of North Texas Digital Library items used in global electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs).
Date: August 6, 2017
Creator: Andrews, Pamela; Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw; Harker, Karen & Klein, Janette
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Knowledge Representation and Subject Access in Electronic Theses and Dissertations: Analysis of Creators’ and Users’ Assumptions and Expectations

Description: This paper analyzes the relationship between subject terms -- both authorized terms from controlled vocabularies and free-text keywords -- used to succinctly describe the content of the electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) and the search terms entered by users to discover and access the ETDs. Identification of search terms and comparison of search results with subject terms used in describing ETDs provides a basis for assessing the relative usefulness of controlled-vocabulary subject term… more
Date: 2015-11-04/2015-11-06
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw; Zavalina, Oksana; Tarver, Hannah; Zavalin, Vyacheslav; Phillips, Mark Edward & Kizhakkethil, Priya
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Guide to Options for ETD Programs

Description: Chapter from Guidance Documents for Lifecycle Management of ETDs. This chapter describes ETD access policies and intellectual property issues, deposit procedures, repository system options, ETD program management and ETD program services.
Date: March 21, 2014
Creator: Halbert, Martin
Partner: UNT Libraries

UNT Libraries ETD Citation Analysis Project

Description: Poster for the 2017 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries. This poster discusses results from an analysis of UNT Electronic Theses and Dissertations citing URLs to items from the UNT Digital Library and The Portal to Texas History.
Date: May 24, 2017
Creator: Andrews, Pamela; Klein, Janette; Harker, Karen & Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit
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