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Neglected Tropical Diseases: Background, Responses, and Issues for Congress

Description: Over the past decade, global health has become a priority in U.S. foreign policy, more than tripling U.S. funding for such efforts. This report discusses neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), a group of 17 diseases that are found primarily among the poorest people in 149 countries and territories. NTDs are an important focus of U.S. global health assistance and may come under scrutiny as the 112th Congress debates spending levels for ongoing global health programs.
Date: January 21, 2011
Creator: Salaam-Blyther, Tiaji
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[The John Milligan Special - Slingshot]

Description: Narrative by Junebug Clark: Photograph of a "John Milligan Special" slingshot. It lies on a table with four steel ball bearings, used for precise target shooting, beside it. John Milligan, a machinist in Detroit, Michigan who was also the “country’s greatest slingshot expert. “He won local fame by shooting the marks out of playing cards, hitting objects in mid air and bagging game in the field.” Joe took John national with his photos documenting his talent and accuracy. To assure accuracy, he has designed his own precision-built aluminum sling, called the Milligan Special. Additional photos and information can be found in the Clark Family Collection. Photos from this series appeared in eight national publications. Here you can find articles in “Life Magazine . February 3, 1961. Pages 80-83. And in a fifteen page pictorial in the book “Photojournalism” by Joe Clark, HBSS. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS.
Date: October 21, 1950
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Flute Section]

Description: Photograph of the North Texas State University band's flute section. In this image, the flutists are dressed in uniform and arranged on and behind risers, holding their flutes.
Date: February 21, 1962
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Amblema plicata, Specimen #10

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; dark brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: October 21, 1971
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #11

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; purplish-white internal coloring; dark brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: October 21, 1971
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #12

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; purplish-white internal coloring; brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: October 21, 1971
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #8

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: October 21, 1971
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #9

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: October 21, 1971
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #6

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; purplish-white internal coloring; black external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: October 21, 1971
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #7

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures over 120 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: October 21, 1971
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Leptodea fragilis, Specimen #462

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; thin shell; double looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; olive external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: October 21, 1971
Creator: Pettit, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Quadrula mortoni, Specimen #906

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a round shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; dark brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be very-recently dead when collected.
Date: October 21, 1971
Creator: Mauldin, V.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Quadrula mortoni, Specimen #909

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a round shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; dark brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: October 21, 1971
Creator: Falzarano, A.; Britton, Joseph & Mauldin, V.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Quadrula mortoni, Specimen #892

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits a round shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: October 21, 1971
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Falzarano, A. & Mauldin, V.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus purpuratus, Specimen #587

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; thick shell; pink internal coloring; dark brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be live when collected.
Date: October 21, 1971
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Collection Plan for the CyberCemetery

Description: This report discusses the collection plan for the CyberCemetery, part of the Web-at-Risk project. The topics include the mission and scope, the selection, acquisition, descriptive metadata, presentation and access, maintenance and weeding, and preservation.
Date: August 21, 2006
Creator: Glenn, Valerie & Hoffman, Starr
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Overhaul of Collection Evaluation

Description: Poster presented at the International Association of Aquatic and Marine Science Libraries and Information Centers (IAMSLIC) Annual Conference. This poster discusses research on a project by the UNT Libraries' Collection Development Department on an expanded collection assessment beyond the bounds of accreditation reviews.
Date: October 21, 2013
Creator: Avery, Elizabeth Fuseler & Harker, Karen
Partner: UNT Libraries