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Open Access and Scholarly Communication

Description: This presentation covers the background and definition, stakeholder roles, policy frameworks, challenges and opportunities, and current/emerging trends in Open Access and Scholarly Communication.
Date: January 2, 2020
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Partner: UNT Libraries

E-Resource Cataloging: Challenges and Solutions

Description: In this presentation, catalogers from a large academic library share how they make e-resources discoverable through their approach to record quality assessment, batch editing with regular expressions in MarcEdit, and record load tracking. The presenters also provided handouts with helpful information about their processes and procedures.
Date: February 13, 2020
Creator: Wolf, Stacey; Baron, Adam; Berg, Jeremy; Sassen, Catherine & Yanowski, Kevin
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

My Data is So Open-Refined: Make Your Data the High-Class Kind

Description: Presentation for a workshop on OpenRefine for the Music OCLC Users Group meeting in Norfolk, VA held on February 25-26, 2020.
Access: Restricted to UNT Community Members. Login required if off-campus.
Date: February 26, 2020
Creator: Feustle, Maristella
Partner: UNT Music Library

Collaborating on Scholarship

Description: Presentation for the UNT Libraries Career Development Workgroup. This presentation discusses the benefits of collaboration on scholarship with examples from the library environment. It presents an overview of the process as well as providing suggestions for those interested in collaborating on projects.
Date: March 3, 2020
Creator: Sassen, Catherine & Brannon, Sian
Partner: UNT Libraries

Making It Local: Developing a Local Usage Collection System

Description: Presentation on the creation of a locally-based system for collecting and displaying electronic resource usage data at the UNT Libraries. The process is discussed in-depth with goals, next steps, and links to tools and documentation. It was presented at the Electronic Resources & Libraries 2020 conference held in Austin, Texas.
Date: March 9, 2020
Creator: Harker, Karen & Hergert, Christopher
Partner: UNT Libraries

Duke Ellington Through the Eyes and Microphone of Willis Conover [Presentation]

Description: Presentation on the friendship and collaboration between Willis Conover and Duke Ellington for the 26th International Duke Ellington Study Group Conference. Due to the Covid pandemic, this conference was cancelled early in the morning before it was set to begin.
Access: Restricted to UNT Community Members. Login required if off-campus.
Date: March 11, 2020
Creator: Feustle, Maristella
Partner: UNT Music Library

Organizational Practices: A Digital Repository's Perspective

Description: This presentation examines collection organization and preservation from the perspective of The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository for cultural heritage and historic materials from across the state of Texas. It focuses on how knowing one’s organizational scope, mission, and collection goals can help shape their materials management.
Date: April 22, 2020
Creator: Mangum, Jake & McIntosh, Marcia
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Open Access and Scholarly Communications: Looking Ahead to a Post-Pandemic Future

Description: Presentation that covers open access in the context of Ethiopia. This presentation provides examples of the background of open access and scholarly communication, the policy frameworks in place (including the White House OSTP Call to Action), the challenges and opportunities in relation to developing nations, and the emerging trends in institutional initiatives in Ethiopia.
Date: May 2, 2020
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Partner: UNT Libraries

Re-Opening the Library

Description: Presentation discussing how the UNT Libraries operated during Spring 2020 semester which was affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The library was labeled an essential service, so it continued operation by adapting services. It was presented during a webinar, "Re-opening the Library," organized by the Texas Digital Library on May 7, 2020.
Date: May 7, 2020
Creator: Venner, Mary Ann
Partner: UNT Libraries

Design Tips & Tricks for Presentations and Posters

Description: Presentation that highlights the use of basic design principles when creating presentations and posters. It was organized by the UNT Libraries' Career Development Committee and held virtually on May 12, 2020.
Date: May 12, 2020
Creator: Barham, Rebecca
Partner: UNT Libraries

IIIF and the UNT Digital Collections

Description: Presentation for the International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) Archives Community Group virtual meeting held on May 12, 2020. The presentation is a demonstration of the IIIF by the University of North Texas' digital collections.
Date: May 12, 2020
Creator: Hicks, William & McIntosh, Marcia
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Digitization at the Portal to Texas History

Description: The presentation introduces the process of digitizing material into the Portal to Texas History. It was presented at the 2020 Texas Association of Museums Conference. The history of the repository, digitization standards, and workflows are discussed along with some lessons learned.
Date: May 13, 2020
Creator: McIntosh, Marcia & Mangum, Jake
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Automating the Authority Control Process

Description: This presentation introduces ideas on how to handle authority control using a variety of tools, both paid and free. The presenter describes how their library handles authority control, describe vendors and programs, and demonstrate a few automated authority control processes using MarcEdit, Sierra, OCLC and a few other programs.
Date: May 26, 2020
Creator: Wolf, Stacey
Partner: UNT Libraries

Empowering Student Workers Using Flipped and Agile Project Management

Description: Presentation introduces the concepts of Flipped Instruction and Agile Project Management and discusses how those methodologies may be applied to student roles in library and digital humanities projects. It was presented at the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Together Wherever virtual event held on June 8-12, 2020.
Date: June 8, 2020
Creator: Stayton, Jennifer
Partner: UNT Libraries

Transitioning to SciFinder-n: What to Expect

Description: Presentation on SciFinder-n and the updates made from SciFinder. It was presented at the STEM Librarians South Conference which was held virtually on July 16, 2020.
Date: June 16, 2020
Creator: O'Toole, Erin
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

Academic Librarians Creating Value through Commercialization Partnerships

Description: This presentation focuses on how the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries was able to develop a successful partnership with the UNT Office of Innovation and Commercialization (OIC) and move outside the Libraries’ normal sphere of influence to help create a patent internship program for students. It is a presentation for a contributed paper at the Texas Library Association 2020 Virtual Summer of Learning conference.
Date: Summer 2020
Creator: Dooley, Yvonne
Partner: UNT Libraries

Developing a Metadata Ecosystem at the UNT Libraries

Description: Presentation for Drexel University's "Metadata Mixers" series describing some of the features and tools that UNT Libraries have been implementing for metadata creation and assessment in the Digital Collections and how they all work together to support metadata activities.
Date: July 16, 2020
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward & Tarver, Hannah
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

[Expanded William Waybourn Blackstone presentation]

Description: An expanded version of a presentation given by William Waybourn at Blackstone headquarters in New York City on June 25, 2019, in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. The presentation reflects on Waybourn's involvement in gay rights and AIDS activism nationally and in Dallas, Texas. An additional slide, written on July 29, 2020, was included shortly before the presentation was donated to UNT Special Collections that reflects on the parallels between the mismanagement of … more
Date: July 29, 2020
Creator: Waybourn, William
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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