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In the Know UNT Library Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility Activities

Description: Presentation highlighting the activities of the UNT Libraries regarding DEIA (diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility). It was hosted by the UNT Libraries' Dean Council and the Library Council for Diversity and Inclusion.
Date: December 20, 2021
Creator: McIntosh, Marcia; Brannon, Sian; Roy, Meranda M.; Dooley, Yvonne; Gieringer, Morgan Davis; Cleveland, Susannah, 1972- et al.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Fostering Student Employee Engagement: Creating a Sense of Ownership Through Task Sharing Initiatives

Description: Presentation describing how student supervisors developed a task sharing and reporting mechanism to encourage teamwork and improve student engagement. Student supervisors of the Access Services Department are committed to creating a positive and effective work environment while ensuring accountability and productivity. In order to improve students' work experience, the supervisors developed tools and techniques which have increased student engagement in the department operations and empowered them to take initiatives. In addition, these tools have boosted student assistant productivity, provided a sense of ownership and accomplishment, and improved communication with supervisors.
Date: November 17, 2021
Creator: Akers, Emily; Baskett, Pilar; Knox, Briana & Keshmiripour, Setareh
Partner: UNT Libraries

"Unity in Diversity": A Conversation around the Interdisciplinary Identity of Information Science

Description: Presentation on the Interdisciplinarity of Information Science with the goal to engage researchers and educators in a discussion about ways in which information science can remain a diverse field, realize its full potential, build a strong identity, and delineate the roles of stakeholders in diversity, as well as identify potential barriers.
Date: November 2, 2021
Creator: Rorissa, Abebe; Iyer, Hemalata; Potnis, Devendra; Caidi, Nadia & Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Partner: UNT Libraries

Creating a Local Usage Collection System: PySUSHI

Description: Presentation discussing the design and implementation of a built-in-house usage collection system for electronic resource usage via release 4 and release 5 of the SUSHI protocol, as well as the design and integration of additional modules for the loading of manually downloaded COUNTER reports.
Date: 2021-11-01/2021-11-04
Creator: Hergert, Christopher; Harker, Karen & Byrne, Sephra
Partner: UNT Libraries

North-South Scholarly Collaboration: Opportunities & Experiences in Africa

Description: Presentation given to stimulate future north-south collaborations by increasing awareness of both funded opportunities and low budget initiatives for scholarly exchanges and collaborations, benefits for scholars and their institutions in developed and developing countries, and best practices with respect to north-south collaborations and scholarly exchanges.
Date: October 31, 2021
Creator: Sonnenwald, Diane H.; Fourie, Ina; Raju, Jaya; Julien, Heidi; Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw & Rorissa, Abebe
Partner: UNT Libraries

Celebrating a Legacy of Global Friendships: The Experience of an Ethiopian Cohort

Description: Presentation given at the Fulbright Association’s Virtual 44th Annual Conference that presents the experiences of multiple Fulbright scholars' research and service at various universities in Ethiopia.
Date: October 20, 2021
Creator: Ford, Angela; Kidane, Addis; Wilfong, Tara & Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Partner: UNT Libraries

Forging Connections at the University of North Texas to Comply with Funder-Mandated Public Access to Research Data

Description: Presentation highlighting the collaboration between the University of North Texas Libraries and the Division of Research and Innovation to proactively document and provide stable, long-term access to information about federally-funded grant projects received at UNT, but more importantly to act as a centralized location for accessing research and grant artifacts including documentation and datasets created during the award period. It was presented virtually at the Southeast Data Librarian Symposium held on October 13-15, 2021.
Date: October 15, 2021
Creator: Johnson-Freeman, Whitney R.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Instructional Videos as Tools for Student Learning: Purpose and Practice

Description: Presentation on the creation and use of instructional videos in the UNT Libraries. This poster presentation describes their video production process, how these videos have supported student learning, and an example of an instructional video we created. Instructional videos are one major online resource that the University of North Texas Libraries provides to students. Librarians create a variety of online videos on topics that supplement course materials and instruction sessions. It was presented at the 2021 Texas Library Association (TLA) Library Instruction Round Table Annual Summit which was held virtually on October 15, 2021.
Date: October 15, 2021
Creator: Volpe, Amelia & Roy, Meranda M.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Open Access and Open Educational Resources for Equitable Scholarly Communication: Rethinking Educational Planning Post-COVID

Description: Presentation that discusses Open Access (OA) and Open Educational Resources (OER) in light of the iniquities in scholarly communication that were made more apparent by the COVID-19 pandemic. This presentation discusses how OA and OER can address social justice concerns, improve scholarly communication, and facilitate equitable educational planning.
Date: October 14, 2021
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw & Ford, Angela Y.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Leveraging Digital Library Infrastructure to Build a Language Archive

Description: Presentation describing the ongoing CoRSAL (Computational Resource for South Asian Languages) project, including background on the UNT Digital Library infrastructure and metadata schema, specific fields that have presented issues or areas of discussion for language data records (language, creator/contributor, and relation), and final conclusions about the collaboration so far.
Date: September 30, 2021
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward & Tarver, Hannah
Partner: UNT Libraries

Expanding Access to Oklahoma Newspapers: The Gateway to Oklahoma History

Description: Presentation highlighting the partnership between the University of North Texas Libraries' Digital Library and the Oklahoma Historical Society to digitize Oklahoma newspapers and make them accessible online through the Gateway to Oklahoma History. It was presented at the 2021 National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) Awardee Conference held virtually by the Library of Congress on September 9 and 13-16, 2021.
Date: September 14, 2021
Creator: Fisher, Sarah Lynn & Biller, Sarah
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Heart of Librarianship: A Literature Review of Outreach in Academic Libraries

Description: Presentation that provides a summary of the literature on library outreach and indicates how the literature review has impacted outreach developments at the UNT Libraries. Outreach has a positive impact on student success, but a clear definition of what outreach is looms beyond the literature. Intermixed with marketing, advertising, broader engagement methods, and social media use, outreach has become a catch-all term for activities that bring awareness to library resources, services, programs, spaces, and employees. It was presented at the UNT Libraries' Public Services Conversation Hour, an internal, divisional peer learning and training program.
Date: August 12, 2021
Creator: Henson, Brea
Partner: UNT Libraries

Encoding the Works of Jean-Baptiste Lully & Sons with MEI [Presentation]

Description: Presentation given as part of the session "Music encoding use-cases in US libraries: aims, pedagogy, and workflows" at the International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres (IAML) Congress held virtually on July 26-30, 2021.
Date: July 27, 2021
Creator: Feustle, Maristella
Partner: UNT Music Library

Trans Accessible Libraries Initiative

Description: Presentation with speakers' notes describing the Trans Accessible Libraries Initiative at the University of North Texas Libraries. This initiative uses findings documented in recent studies addressing information seeking behaviors of transgender persons and their perceptions of the library to provide more equitable access to their services and collections. The presentation shares the needs assessment, collection development process, promotion and outreach, and next steps related to this initiative in hopes that other libraries can modify them to serve marginalized populations in their communities.
Date: July 23, 2021
Creator: Condrey, Coby & Leuzinger, Julie
Partner: UNT Libraries

Accessible Web Archives: Rethinking and Designing Usable Infrastructure for Sustainable Research Platforms

Description: Presentation for the IIPC General Assembly and Web Archiving Conference virtually held on June 14-16, 2021. This presentation will illustrate ways in which interdisciplinary teams can thoughtfully integrate concepts of access and usability throughout project development cycles, and how those concepts provide a base for designing usable infrastructure in a web archiving ecosystem.
Date: June 16, 2021
Creator: Fritz, Samantha
Partner: International Internet Preservation Consortium

Drawing attention with special collections

Description: Presentation for the IIPC General Assembly and Web Archiving Conference virtually held on June 14-16, 2021. This presentation illustrates the author's efforts to raise awareness about the National Library of Luxembourg's web archiving initiative, by spotlighting the special collections on, with an easily accessible exploration of the captured information and a descriptive presentation about topics with universal appeal.
Date: June 16, 2021
Creator: Els, Ben
Partner: International Internet Preservation Consortium

Ethical Approaches to Researching Youth Cultures in Historical Web Archives

Description: Presentation for the IIPC General Assembly and Web Archiving Conference virtually held on June 14-16, 2021. This presentation surveys ethical approaches to internet and web archive research, identifies gaps in studying historical web youth cultures, and suggests next steps.
Date: June 16, 2021
Creator: Mackinnon, Katie
Partner: International Internet Preservation Consortium

Making the most of Legal Deposit in the UK Web Archive

Description: Presentation for the IIPC General Assembly and Web Archiving Conference virtually held on June 14-16, 2021. This presentation explores some limitations of the UK Web Archive (UKWA) and the steps taken to remove some of these barriers to using the web archive collection.
Date: June 16, 2021
Creator: Webber, Jason
Partner: International Internet Preservation Consortium

Melting Pot of Origins: Compromising the Intermediary Web Services that Rehost Websites

Description: Presentation for the IIPC General Assembly and Web Archiving Conference virtually held on June 14-16, 2021. This presentation was a part of the Trust in Web Archives panel. It highlights security flaws of web rehosting services, demonstrates five client-side attacks on real services, and provides countermeasures.
Date: June 16, 2021
Creator: Watanabe, Takuya; Shioji, Eitaro; Akiyama, Mitsuaki & Mori, Tatsuya
Partner: International Internet Preservation Consortium
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