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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

Health Patterns of Clarinetists: An Epidemiologic Survey and its Impact on Educators, Performers, and Student-Musicians

Description: Presentation on a study that investigated the prevalence, intensity, frequency, and quality of musculoskeletal pain as well as performance anxiety and identify factors among clarinet players and instructors. Some results of the study are discussed along with implications for performers, educators, and student-musicians. It was presented at the International Clarinet Association Conference held in July 2019.
Date: July 2019
Creator: Behel, Kensley; Taylor, Meghan S.; Zuhdi, Nabeel & Chesky, Kris S.
Partner: UNT College of Music

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

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

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

These Tunes Ain't Straight In Line: Grateful Dead Shows and Problems with Music Cataloging Outside of the Western Art Paradigm

Description: Presentation provides an overview of the structure upon which modern library resource description is based, and we will highlight the difficulties of imposing this description standard on music for which it was not optimized, using examples from the Grateful Dead repertoire. It was presented at the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association's 44th Annual Conference held in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Date: February 23, 2023
Creator: Berg, Jeremy & West, Janelle
Partner: UNT Libraries

Turtles All The Way Down To The Tracks: What And Where Is Terrapin Station?

Description: Presentation discussing the interpretation and importance of the Grateful Dead's song, "Terrapin Station." It was presented at the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association's 40th Annual Conference held in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Date: February 20, 2019
Creator: Berg, Jeremy
Partner: UNT Libraries

Making Sense of the Curriculum for the Knowledge Management Practitioner within Society 5.0

Description: This presentation for panel discussion #396 is about making sense of the curriculum for the Knowledge Management Practitioner within Society 5.0. It addresses the iSchool's version of "harnessing the power of information and technology, and maximizing the potential of humas" by recommending forward-thinking KM curricula and capabilities relevant to Society 5.0.
Date: March 28, 2023
Creator: Mearns, Martie; Bester, Elmi; Holmner, Marlene; Meyer, Anika; Dalkir, Kimiz & Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
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

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

Research and Successful Promotion at UNT Libraries

Description: Presentation describes how there are multiple paths to promotion as a librarian at UNT. It details the ways in which employees with UNT libraries are able to be successful in academia and higher education.
Date: November 20, 2014
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Partner: UNT Libraries

Changing Landscape of Scholarly Communications

Description: The presentation is about changing the landscape of scholarly communications. The presentation describes how using social justice lenses could promote OA and OER.
Date: June 2022
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw; Hawamdeh, Suliman M.; Fourie, Ina; Rorissa, Abebe; Ford, Angela & Assefa, Shimelis
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

Beyond Scholarly Communications: The Role of Open Access in Facilitating Digital Preservation

Description: Presentation asserts that ensuring long-term access to digital information resources is one of the key challenges facing cultural heritage intuitions today. This presentation looks broadly into the contributions that open access (OA) has made towards facilitating the preservation of data.
Date: October 2022
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw & Laughton, Paul
Partner: UNT Libraries

Extractive Automatic Text Summarization Techniques for Afaan Oromoo - Afroasiatic Language in Ethiopia

Description: Presentation describes how there is an enormous amount of textual materials, which can be difficult for humans to distil effectively. Researchers have targeted producing summaries of doctors' prescriptions, lengthy information articles. These manner readers can take advantage of quite a few records on numerous subjects inside a brief span.
Date: June 2022
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw & Moissa, Ramata
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Role of Open Access in Promoting Equitable and Human-Centered Teaching and Learning Environment: Post-Pandemic Academia

Description: Presentation discusses how the synergies of numerous emerging trends are making resource integration much easier. All these developments provide users with access to more diverse and previously unavailable content and services that span myriad technologies across institutions and nations.
Date: August 2022
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw & Laughton, Paul
Partner: UNT Libraries
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