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Organizing a Successful Workload Analysis Project

Description: Presentation sharing the process for developing and executing a workload analysis project at the University of North Texas Libraries for the Cataloging and Metadata Services department. It was presented at the Creative Solutions in Cataloging, Acquisitions, and Resources Management Conference held by Amigos Library Services on February 15, 2024.
Date: February 15, 2024
Creator: Yanowski, Kevin; Sassen, Catherine & Brannon, Sian
Partner: UNT Libraries

Welcoming Families to the Academic Library: Lessons Learned Supporting Student-Parents

Description: Presentation discussing the development of an inclusive and supportive environment for student-parents by Access Services at the University of North Texas Libraries. This presentation will discuss the challenges encountered during the implementation of these initiatives, including the lack of attendance and engagement with the target audience.
Date: January 20, 2024
Creator: Brents, Madison & Akers, Emily
Partner: UNT Libraries

Collection Evaluation for Enhancements: Computer Science & Computer Engineering

Description: Presentation used to report the evaluation of UNT Libraries’ holdings supporting the curriculum and research in the area of computer science and computer engineering. This collection analysis was focused on the use, age, growth, and gaps of the material relevant to these programs.
Date: January 12, 2024
Creator: Harker, Karen; Byrne, Sephra & Irhamni
Partner: UNT Libraries

Collection Evaluation for Enhancements: Languages and Literatures

Description: Presentation used to report the evaluation of UNT Libraries’ holdings supporting the curriculum and research in the area of languages and literatures. This collection analysis was focused on the four languages which undergraduates and graduate degrees are offered, including literatures and cultures.
Date: December 4, 2023
Creator: Harker, Karen; Byrne, Sephra & Irhamni, Irhamni
Partner: UNT Libraries

Cultivating Cooperation: Creating the Vendor Reciprocity Scale

Description: Presentation on the development of a Vendor Reciprocity Scale (VRS) by the University of North Texas Libraries as a way to download institutional knowledge of patterns of vendor behavior, and the presentation encouraged thoughtful and productive discussion on our collective knowledge surrounding best practices in business partnerships and negotiations as a way to help refine the VRS.
Date: November 8, 2023
Creator: Rodriguez, Allyson; Dawson, Jill; Peebles, Emily & Sterling, Jennifer
Partner: UNT Libraries

Working Towards an Index of Music Printed in American Newspapers: 1900-1920

Description: Presentation highlighting a project to create an index of music printed and shared via newspapers in the United States from 1900 to 1920. It also shares some results of the project so far. It was presented at the Texas Music Library Association's fall meeting held October 20-21, 2023 in Denton, Texas.
Date: October 20, 2023
Creator: Fisher, Sarah Lynn
Partner: UNT Libraries

Implementing a Serial Title Database: A UNT Case Study

Description: Presentation outlining information about the deployment of a new serial title database in the UNT Libraries' Digital Collections, including background information, purpose of the database, record modeling, and integration into the public interface.
Date: October 18, 2023
Creator: Tarver, Hannah
Partner: UNT Libraries

Data-Driven Decision-Making Practice in Higher Education Institutions in Ethiopia

Description: This presentation details how the authors' study investigates the practice of data-driven decision-making in higher education institutions in Ethiopia. The study also involved interviews with two directors from the university's education program relevance and enhancement office and four senior officers from library departments.
Date: October 2023
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw; Asfaw, Zelalem; Jimma, Worku & Ferede, Bekalu
Partner: UNT Libraries

Towards Reducing Epistemic Injustices Identified During Fulbright Experiences

Description: Presentation describes how teaching is one of the activities as a Fulbright Scholar. Alemneh describes a plethora of open-source tools and technologies used to prepare, organize and deliver the courses I taught.
Date: October 2023
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw; Assefa, Shimelis & Ford, Angela
Partner: UNT Libraries

Collection Evaluation for Enhancements: Reproductive Rights

Description: Presentation used to report the evaluation of UNT Libraries’ holdings supporting the curriculum and research in the area of reproductive rights. The Reproductive Rights collection focuses on resources about specific health issues related to the female reproductive system, the social questions around human reproduction, and the public health implications.
Date: September 6, 2023
Creator: Harker, Karen; Byrne, Sephra & Irhamni, Irhamni
Partner: UNT Libraries

Breaking Down the Book: Literature Review and Practice of Book Digitization Methods [VRA 2023]

Description: Presentation exploring book digitization practices and standards and share how they are implemented by the UNT Digital Projects Lab. With a large number of books flowing into their department, the authors decided to conduct research on the methods of scanning using the equipment and software available to them. This presentation reports on their findings and what factors went into deciding what type of books get scanned where and how. Results include changes to local digitizing standards and cla… more
Date: August 26, 2023
Creator: McIntosh, Marcia & Kellum, Christina
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Documenting Times of Difficulty and Crisis: Case Study of Leveraging an App to Gather University Community Memories

Description: Presentation examining the deployment of The Keeper App, developed at the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries, to help students document their daily lives as members of the UNT campus community. Deployed one year before the COVID-19 pandemic hit the world, the Keeper App soon became a means for students and other members of the UNT community to share their experiences from isolation during the time of crisis.
Date: August 23, 2023
Creator: Krahmer, Ana; Gieringer, Morgan Davis & Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries

Using Digitized Historical Newspapers to Engage Sociology Students in Local History [Presentation]

Description: Presentation highlighting a course developed by Dr. William Scarborough at the University of North Texas (UNT) on intersectionality for undergraduate students. Partnering with the UNT Libraries to engage with primary sources, particularly newspaper collections, to conduct archival analysis related to the history of power, domination and resistance in Texas communities.
Date: August 17, 2023
Creator: Krahmer, Ana; Scarborough, William & Fisher, Sarah Lynn
Partner: UNT Libraries

Scavenger Hunts, Zoom & Trolls: Lessons Learned from Virtual Outreach

Description: Poster highlighting virtual outreach events to engage students during the COVID-19 pandemic. These events utilized Zoom’s video conferencing technology and aimed to be entertaining while also promoting the library’s virtual reference services.
Date: August 7, 2023
Creator: Brents, Madison
Partner: UNT Libraries

Leveraging Collaboration and Peer-to- Peer Strategies to Expand Outreach Efforts

Description: Presentation highlighting changes made in the University of North Texas Libraries' Access Services Department to address changing workflows and service demands, including reallocating duties to create a position that focuses on outreach and programming for the department.
Date: July 28, 2023
Creator: Knox, Briana & Brents, Madison
Partner: UNT Libraries

Multi-Directional Leadership

Description: Presentation exploring leadership as a multi-directional relationship. It was presented at the 2023 Conference on Academic Library Management held June 5-9, 2023.
Date: June 8, 2023
Creator: Yanowski, Kevin
Partner: UNT Libraries

Application of Big Data Analytics in Precision Medicine: Lesson for Ethiopia, Systematic Review

Description: This presentation asserts that in Ethiopia, the BDA concept and its implementation are either not know or left insignificant. The aim of this study was to investigate the current trends, challenges and opportunities of applying BDA in precision medicine globally and take lessons for Ethiopia.
Date: June 2023
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw & Woldemariam, Misganaw Tadesse
Partner: UNT Libraries

Accessible History: Putting a Century of The Chronicles of Oklahoma Online

Description: Presentation sharing the project workflows for digitizing back issues of The Chronicles of Oklahoma. It has been published since 1921, and in 2020, the Oklahoma Historical Society partnered with the UNT Digital Library to make the back issues freely available through The Gateway to Oklahoma History. It was presented at the 2023 NASIG Conference held May 22-25, 2023 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Date: May 25, 2023
Creator: Johnson-Freeman, Whitney R.; Scott, Megan E. & Carroll, Hannah
Partner: UNT Libraries

Breaking Down the Book: Literature Review and Practice of Book Digitization Methods

Description: Presentation exploring book digitization practices and standards and share how they are implemented by the UNT Digital Projects Lab. With a large number of books flowing into their department, the authors decided to conduct research on the methods of scanning using the equipment and software available to them. This presentation reports on their findings and what factors went into deciding what type of books get scanned where and how. Results include changes to local digitizing standards and cla… more
Date: May 18, 2023
Creator: McIntosh, Marcia & Kellum, Christina
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Decision Trees for Answering User Feedback

Description: Presentation on how feedback is handled by the University of North Texas Digital Library, including the management system, staffing resources, and some historical data. It focuses on the creation of decision trees to guide staff members through answering different types of questions and requests. It was presented at the 2023 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries (TCDL) held May 16-18, 2023 in Austin, Texas.
Date: May 18, 2023
Creator: Fisher, Sarah Lynn & Coates, Maci
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Saving the Byrds: Reshaping Digitization Workflows for Photographic Materials

Description: Presentation detailing the customized workflow established for the creation of the Byrd Williams Family Photography Collection in the UNT Digital Library, as well as the unique problems and solutions that arose throughout the course of the project. It was presented at the 2023 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries (TCDL) held May 16-18, 2023 in Austin, Texas.
Date: May 18, 2023
Creator: Ekberg, Samantha
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

20 Years of Archiving the French Electoral Web

Description: Presentation for the IIPC General Assembly and Web Archiving Conference held on May 10-12, 2023 in Hilversum, Netherlands. This presentation describes the process and outcomes of a 20-year project to archive the French electoral web by performing the first in-house crawl conducted by the Bibliothèque nationale de France.
Date: May 12, 2023
Creator: Benhamou-Suesser, Dorothée & Crinière-Boizet, Anaïs
Partner: International Internet Preservation Consortium

Addressing the Adverse Impacts of JavaScript on Web Archives

Description: Presentation for the IIPC General Assembly and Web Archiving Conference held on May 10-12, 2023 in Hilversum, Netherlands. This presentation identifies the problems associated with JavaScript being increasingly used on web archive pages, and provides solutions for these problems.
Date: May 12, 2023
Creator: Goel, Ayush; Zhu, Jingyuan; Netravali, Ravi & Madhyastha, Harsha V.
Partner: International Internet Preservation Consortium

Archiving the Web for FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™

Description: Presentation for the IIPC General Assembly and Web Archiving Conference held on May 10-12, 2023 in Hilversum, Netherlands. This presentation explores the mission of the Qatar National Library, the World Cup 2022™ Website Archiving Project, and the challenges presented by copyright laws and where to host the project's web crawl.
Date: May 12, 2023
Creator: Shaon, Arif
Partner: International Internet Preservation Consortium
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