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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

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 t… more
Date: November 17, 2021
Creator: Akers, Emily; Baskett, Pilar; Knox, Briana & Keshmiripour, Setareh
Partner: UNT Libraries

So You Want to Print and Sell Open Textbooks?

Description: This presentation provides an overview of the landscape and factors to consider in choosing among the options for printing and selling an open textbook.
Date: June 17, 2020
Creator: Hawkins, Kevin S.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Managing Language Data @ UNT Digital Library: CoRSAL Collection

Description: Presentation presented at the Second International Workshop on Language Documentation and Digital Archiving, held at the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts in Delhi, India. This presentation discusses how language data is being hosted by the UNT Digital Library for long-term preservation and access.
Date: February 17, 2020
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries

A New Approach to Academic Library Liaisons

Description: This presentation reviews  the University of North Texas approach to revamp the philosophy for, and means of supporting, subject librarians as they provide library services to the university community. Crafting a new philosophy of liaison librarianship can be both  an exciting and a daunting process. New models of service have emerged that offer exciting opportunities to improve librarian skill sets, clarify expectations  of subject librarians, standardize assessment of liaisons, and identify a… more
Date: April 17, 2019
Creator: Leuzinger, Julie & Condrey, Coby
Partner: UNT Libraries

Mind the Gaps: Promoting Open and Equal Access to Justice for All

Description: Presentation for the 2019 University of North Texas Open Access Symposium. This presentation argues that open access to legal information drives access to justice. Based on the first hand experience of one of the busiest public law libraries in the country, leveraging technology and library budgets to move legal forms and information from behind paywalls can open the courthouse doors for those who cannot afford legal representation. Speakers provide practical examples from their experiences at … more
Date: May 17, 2019
Creator: Lawson, Joseph D. & Holmes, Heather
Partner: UNT Libraries

Open Access to Primary Legal Materials and their Impact on Access to Justice in Texas

Description: Presentation for the 2019 University of North Texas Open Access Symposium. This presentation explores whether Open Access is an Answer for Access to Justice in general. In particular, it highlights the implication of open access to Primary Legal Materials on Access to Justice in the state of Texas.
Date: May 17, 2019
Creator: Moseley, Becky
Partner: UNT Libraries

A business model for author-pays publishing

Description: Presentation for the 2018 Association of University Presses Annual Meeting. This presentation describes the business model for Aquiline Books, a University of North Texas Libraries publishing service.
Date: June 17, 2018
Creator: Hawkins, Kevin S.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Experiments with Metadata Quality Interfaces

Description: This presentation provides an overview of the design features and goals of newly-developed metadata quality interfaces in the University of North Texas Libraries’ Digital Collections. Presented at the 2018 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries
Date: May 17, 2018
Creator: Tarver, Hannah & Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Accessing the Inaccessible: Capturing and Re-Purposing Metadata Prior to Digitization to Ensure Adequate Description and Access

Description: Presented at the 2018 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries. This presentation provides a detailed look at how University of North Texas Libraries' Special Collections embarked upon a large-scale digitization project involving a portion of the highly requested A/V materials from the NBC-5/KXAS Television News collection, using a third-party vendor. This project included the use of snapshots to help repurpose metadata, then linked data tools in Excel and WikiMedia to create access to tape conten… more
Date: May 17, 2018
Creator: Pierce, Gregory & Niño, Ana
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Exploring our Collections: The Many Colors of the UNT Digital Library

Description: Presented at the 2018 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries. This presentation discusses a combination of outreach initiatives to promote use of digital collection items: #ColorOurCollections and Twitter.
Date: May 17, 2018
Creator: Andrews, Pamela; McIntosh, Marcia & Willis, Shannon
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Piloting Photogrammetry in Digital Libraries

Description: Presented at the 2018 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries. This presentation focuses on photogrammetry methods used for model creation as well as metadata description, uploading, and viewing of the models in the UNT Digital Library.
Date: May 17, 2018
Creator: McIntosh, Marcia & Willis, Shannon
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Resources for South Asian Languages

Description: Presentation for the 2017 Symposium on Developing Infrastructure for Computational Resources on South Asian Languages. This presentation looks at resources for localization and natural language processing.
Date: November 17, 2017
Partner: UNT College of Information

IIT-G set up for data ingestion

Description: Presentation for the 2017 Symposium on Developing Infrastructure for Computational Resources on South Asian Languages. This presentation discusses web applications and set up for data ingestion.
Date: November 17, 2017
Creator: Sundi, Nilutpal
Partner: UNT College of Information

Developing infrastructure for interoperating digital language archives

Description: Keynote for the 2017 Symposium on Developing Infrastructure for Computational Resources on South Asian Languages. This keynote presentation explores the strategies of separation of concerns and automation of services in developing an infrastructure for interoperation that can break serious bottlenecks in scaling up the submission of new materials and the use of already archived materials.
Date: November 17, 2017
Creator: Simons, Gary F.
Partner: UNT College of Information

Existing (and Potential) Language and Linguistic Resources on South Asian Languages

Description: Presentation for the 2017 Symposium on Developing Infrastructure for Computational Resources on South Asian Languages. This presentation discusses existing resources and further questions to be asked, with a particular emphasis on Pakistani languages.
Date: November 17, 2017
Creator: Bashir, Elena
Partner: UNT College of Information

Questions about archiving existing and new linguistics data

Description: Presentation for the 2017 Symposium on Developing Infrastructure for Computational Resources on South Asian Languages. This presentation looks as at previous research in the Tibetan linguistic area, future research areas, and issues to be considered in archiving practices.
Date: November 17, 2017
Creator: Caplow, Nancy J.
Partner: UNT College of Information

A partial example of a Data Management Plan, with post-project comments

Description: Presentation for the 2017 Symposium on Developing Infrastructure for Computational Resources on South Asian Languages. This presentation provides an example of a data management plan for a linguistics archiving project.
Date: November 17, 2017
Creator: de Reuse, Willem
Partner: UNT College of Information

UNT Libraries: Building Collections and Collaborations

Description: Presentation for the 2017 Symposium on Developing Infrastructure for Computational Resources on South Asian Languages. This presentation provides an overview of digital preservation collections in the UNT Digital Library.
Date: November 17, 2017
Creator: Hartman, Cathy Nelson
Partner: UNT Libraries

Ethics in Data Sharing

Description: Presentation for the 2017 Symposium on Developing Infrastructure for Computational Resources on South Asian Languages. This presentation discusses the ethics involved in data management and data sharing.
Date: November 17, 2017
Creator: Munshi, Sadaf
Partner: UNT College of Information

Harmonized Annotation and Data Formats

Description: Presentation for the 2017 Symposium on Developing Infrastructure for Computational Resources on South Asian Languages. This presentation asks the authors various questions regarding harmonized annotation and data.
Date: November 17, 2017
Creator: Simons, Gary F.; Aristar-Dry, Helen; Palmer, Alexis & Kung, Susan Smythe
Partner: UNT College of Information

The Lamkang Community Uses for CoRSAL

Description: Presentation for the 2017 Symposium on Developing Infrastructure for Computational Resources on South Asian Languages. This presentation looks at language archiving needs and issues from the perspective of the Lamkang community.
Date: November 17, 2017
Creator: Khular, Sumshot
Partner: UNT College of Information

A View from CL/NLP

Description: Presentation for the 2017 Symposium on Developing Infrastructure for Computational Resources on South Asian Languages. This presentation provides an overview of the data structures needed for computational linguistics and natural language processing.
Date: November 17, 2017
Creator: Palmer, Alexis
Partner: UNT College of Information
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