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[Annette Becker speaking with Fashion Merchandising students]

Description: Photograph of UNT College of Visual Arts and Design Texas Fashion Collection director Annette Becker speaking with the UNT CMHT Fashion Merchandising course "Dallas Study Tour," taught by Marissa Zorola, on Friday, January 26, 2024, in the TFC's facilities in Welch Street Complex 1.
Date: January 24, 2024
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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Planar shock compression of spark plasma sintered B4C and B4C-TiB2 ceramic composites

Description: Article describes how blending of ceramic constituent phases enhances sinterability and performance in high strength ceramics. The authors describe how a near fully dense blended boron carbide (B4C)-titanium diboride (TiB2) composite produced through spark plasma sintering (SPS) is probed to understand the mechanical performance under dynamic uniaxial strain, or shock compression.
Date: January 24, 2024
Creator: Turnage, Scott A.; Clayton, John D.; Rodriguez, Jonathan; Scharf, Thomas W. & Williams, Cyril L.
Partner: UNT College of Engineering

[Students touring Texas Fashion Collection storage]

Description: Photograph of students in the UNT CMHT Fashion Merchandising course "Dallas Study Tour," taught by Marissa Zorola, visiting the UNT College of Visual Arts and Design Texas Fashion Collection on Friday, January 26, 2024, in the TFC's facilities in Welch Street Complex 1. Students toured collection storage to learn more about archives' professional practices and how they engage with industry professionals.
Date: January 24, 2024
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[The Giant Green Chair at the DATCU Stadium]

Description: Photograph of the giant green chair at the DATCU Stadium, the home of the University of North Texas Mean Green football team. The chair is 20 feet tall and weighs over 15,000 pounds. It is made of steel and fiberglass, and it is painted green to match the Mean Green's team colors. The students consider the chair to serve as a symbol of the Mean Green's tradition, spirit, and community commitment for excellence.
Date: November 24, 2023
Creator: Swift, Carter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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Examining a Key Witness in the Killings of JFK, Oswald, and Ruby

Description: Video of an overview of topics related to the investigation into the assassination of JFK, with a mock-trial-style presentation interviewing Judyth Baker about her personal experiences in New Orleans with Lee Harvey Oswald, Jack Ruby, and others who were related to the investigation.
Date: October 24, 2023
Duration: 1 hour 34 minutes 32 seconds
Creator: University of North Texas. Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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Video Game Equipment Loss and Durability in a Circulating Academic Collection

Description: This article reviewed twelve years of circulation data related to loss and damage of video game equipment, specifically consoles, game controllers, and gaming peripherals such as steering wheels, virtual reality headsets, and joysticks in an academic library collection.
Date: September 24, 2023
Creator: Robson, Diane; Bryant, Sarah & Sassen, Catherine
Partner: UNT Libraries
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[Charting Paths: Mark Phillips' Library Career Odyssey]

Description: Audio recording of an interview with Mark Phillips as he shares the story of his initiation into the world of libraries. Delve into the details of Mark's unique journey, exploring the factors that led him to pursue a career in libraries and the milestones that shaped his professional trajectory.
Date: August 24, 2023
Duration: 46 minutes 55 seconds
Creator: Phillips, Mark & Wilson, Sara
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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The Association between Adult Sport, Fitness, and Recreational Physical Activity and Number and Age of Children Present in the Household: A Secondary Analysis Using NHANES

Description: Article describes how only one in three adults in the United States meets the weekly recommendation for physical activity. The purpose of this study was to examine the association between adult moderate and vigorous sport, fitness, and recreational physical activities and the number and age (0–5 and 6–17) of children in their household.
Date: May 24, 2023
Creator: Johnson, Jerraco L.; Coleman, Ailton; Kwarteng, Jamila L.; Holmes, Ahondju U.; Kermah, Dulcie; Bruce, Marino A. et al.
Partner: UNT College of Education
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[From Volunteering to Librarianship: Emily Akers' Library Odyssey]

Description: Audio recording of an interview with Emily Akers as she shares her fascinating journey into the world of libraries. Starting in 12th grade with volunteer work at a public library, Emily's passion for libraries grew through roles such as Teen Advisory Board member and paid employee at the Fruitvale Public Library in Florida. Explore what inspired her to pursue librarianship and how she landed at UNT.
Date: May 24, 2023
Duration: 15 minutes 37 seconds
Creator: Akers, Emily & Wilson, Sara
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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Systematic review on the current state of disaster preparation Simulation Exercises

Description: Article describes how the simulation exercise simulates an emergency in which an elaboration or description of the response is applied. The purpose of the study was to review disaster preparation exercises conducted by various national, non-government, and academic institutions.
Date: May 24, 2023
Creator: Mahdi, Syed Sarosh; Jafri, Hafsa Abrar; Allana, Raheel; Battineni, Gopi; Khawaja, Mariam; Sakina, Syeda et al.
Partner: UNT College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
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[Harmony in Libraries: Pilar Baskett's Journey from Student Worker to Librarian]

Description: Audio recording of an interview with Pilar Baskett as she tells the intriguing story of her librarian career. Starting as a student worker at Texas State University, Pilar shares her experiences of transitioning into a full-time role at Texas A & M University's reference desk in the special collections department. Dive into Pilar's academic journey, including her pursuit of the music library science program at UNT, and discover the harmonious blend of student and employee life at UNT Libraries.
Date: April 24, 2023
Duration: 18 minutes 22 seconds
Creator: Baskett, Pilar & Wilson, Sara
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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Anthropo-fidelic behavior of elastic-plastic lattice structures

Description: Article discusses how vat photopolymerization is used to construct triply periodic minimal surfaces (TPMS) to match human heel pad stiffness. This work substantiates the suitability of latticed models to reach the stiffness of the heel pad chambers.
Date: February 24, 2023
Creator: Haney, Christopher W. & Siller Carrillo, Héctor Rafael
Partner: UNT College of Engineering
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Linking random forest and auxiliary factors for extracting the major economic forests in the mountainous areas of southwestern Yunnan Province, China

Description: Article describes how forests are generally extracted from remotely sensed images based on the spectral features, ignoring other important auxiliary information, and the techniques of precise extraction need to be further improved. By using the Sentinel–2 image and auxiliary factors (AFs) including site conditions (SCs) and vegetation indices (VIs), the random forest model with AFs (RF–AFs) was adopted for the extraction of the economic forests in Lancang County, which is a mountainous area wit… more
Date: February 24, 2023
Creator: Huang, Pei; Zhao, Xiaoqing; Pu, Junwei; Gu, Zexian; Feng, Yan; Zhou, Shijie et al.
Partner: UNT College of Science
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Linking random forest and auxiliary factors for extracting the major economic forests in the mountainous areas of southwestern Yunnan Province, China

Description: Article describes how forests are generally extracted from remotely sensed images based on the spectral features, ignoring other important auxiliary information, and the techniques of precise extraction need to be further improved. By using the Sentinel–2 image and auxiliary factors (AFs) including site conditions (SCs) and vegetation indices (VIs), the random forest model with AFs (RF–AFs) was adopted for the extraction of the economic forests in Lancang County.
Date: February 24, 2023
Creator: Huang, Pei; Zhao, Xiaoqing; Pu, Junwei; Gu, Zexian; Feng, Yan; Zhou, Shijie et al.
Partner: UNT College of Science
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Metabolic reprogramming underlies cavefish muscular endurance despite loss of muscle mass and contractility

Description: Article discusses the Mexican cavefish Astyanax mexicanus, has lost moderate-to-vigorous activity following cave colonization, reaching basal swim speeds ~3.7-fold slower than their river-dwelling counterpart. Collectively, the authors reveal broad skeletal muscle changes following cave colonization, displaying an adaptive skeletal muscle phenotype reminiscent to mammalian disuse and high-fat models while simultaneously maintaining a unique capacity for sustained muscle contraction via enhanced… more
Date: January 24, 2023
Creator: Olsen, Luke; Levy, Michaella; Medley, J. Kyle; Hassan, Huzaifa; Miller, Brandon; Alexander, Richard et al.
Partner: UNT College of Science
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A polar insect's tale: Observations on the life cycle of Parochlus steinenii, the only winged midge native to Antarctica

Description: Article asserts that Antarctica and the sub-Antarctic islands include some of the world’s most extreme and pristine terrestrial habitats. The authors studied the habitat preferences and the life history of P. steinenii in Lake Kitiesh, Fildes Peninsula, King George Island over the austral summer seasons from 2014 to 2019, during short (several weeks) field expeditions.
Date: December 24, 2022
Creator: Mejias, Tamara Contador; Gañán, Melisa; Rendoll Cárcamo, Javier; Maturana, Claudia S.; Benítez, Hugo A.; Kennedy, James H. et al.
Partner: UNT College of Science
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Framing of COVID-19 in Newspapers: A Perspective from the US-Mexico Border

Description: Article discusses the degree to which the media report a health emergency and how it affects the seriousness with which the people respond to combat the health crisis. After collecting relevant news articles, we used sentiment analysis, rapid automatic keyword extraction (RAKE), and co-occurrence network analysis to examine the main themes and sentiments of COVID-19 news articles.
Date: November 24, 2022
Creator: Afrin, Rifat; Harun, Ahasan; Prybutok, Gayle & Prybutok, Victor R.
Partner: UNT College of Health and Public Service
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A pseudo thermo-mechanical model linking process parameters to microstructural evolution in multilayer additive friction stir deposition of magnesium alloy

Description: Article describes how additive friction stir deposition has been proposed as a disruptive manufacturing process; involving complex thermo-mechanical mechanisms during multilayer material deposition. The primary motivation for development of the model was to seek an understanding of thermo-mechanical mechanisms and their impact on microstructural evolution during additive friction stir deposition.
Date: November 24, 2022
Creator: Sharma, Shashank; Krishna, Mani K. V.; Radhakrishnan, M.; Pantawane, Mangesh V.; Patil, Shreyash M.; Joshi, Sameehan et al.
Partner: UNT College of Engineering

[Aubrey Rieder engaging with guests]

Description: Photograph of UNT Learning Technologies PhD student, Aubrey Rieder engaging with guests at UNT's Department of Learning Technologies table at AECT's 2022 annual conference at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, Nevada on Oct. 24-28, 2022.
Date: 2022-10-24/2022-10-28
Creator: Cockerham, Dr. Deborah
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Dr. Deborah Cockerham, Dr. Aleshia Hayes, and Ph.D. students Jason Bickle and Aubrey Rieder]

Description: Photograph of Dr. Deborah Cockerham, Dr. Aleshia Hayes, and UNT Learning Technologies Ph.D. students Jason Bickle and Aubrey Rieder (left to right) standing behind UNT's Department of Learning Technologies table at AECT's 2022 annual conference at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, Nevada on Oct. 24-28, 2022.
Date: 2022-10-24/2022-10-28
Creator: Cockerham, Dr. Deborah
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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