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User Experience of Access Points: Eye-tracking, Metadata, and Usability Testing

Description: This doctoral dissertation applies user experience and complex systems theory, combining eye-tracking data with verbal and observational data from user test instances, to study the effectiveness of metadata records that accompany digital primary source objects available on The Portal to Texas History.
Date: May 2016
Creator: Krahmer, Ana
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Communicating Organizational Commitment to Long-Term Sustainability through a Trusted Digital Repository Self-Audit

Description: This presentation provides an overview of the UNT Libraries' self-audit using criteria from the Trusted Repositories Audit and Certification checklist. It contains an overview of the structure of this self-audit, explores the documents generated and auited, and examines the challenges and solutions as revealed by this process.
Date: August 15, 2016
Creator: Krahmer, Ana
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Making the Most Out of Collaboration: Partnerships & Grant Applications for Long-Term Preservation

Description: This presentation discusses the collaboration between Tarleton Library and Stephenville Public Library for a grant to digitize two early newspapers previously only available on microfilm, and collaborative partnership models for digital preservation of materials and grant applications.
Date: December 16, 2016
Creator: Castillo, Amy
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Texas Newspaper PDF Preservation: A Low-Cost Solution with Tremendous Value

Description: Paper accompanying a presentation for the 2014 International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) World Library and Information Congress General Conference. This paper discusses Texas newspaper PDF preservation and low-cost solutions with tremendous value.
Date: August 7, 2014
Creator: Krahmer, Ana & Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries

Texas Newspaper PDF Preservation: A Low-Cost Solution with Tremendous Value [Presentation]

Description: Presentation for the 2014 International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) World Library and Information Congress General Conference and Assembly. This presentation discusses Texas newspaper PDF preservation and low-cost solutions with tremendous value.
Date: August 20, 2014
Creator: Krahmer, Ana & Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries

Communicating Organizational Commitment to Long-Term Sustainability through a Trusted Digital Repository Self-Audit

Description: This paper provides an overview of the UNT Libraries' self-audit using criteria from the Trusted Repositories Audit and Certification checklist. It contains an overview of the structure of this self-audit, explores the documents generated and auited, and examines the challenges and solutions as revealed by this process. This paper also contains findings specifically related to the digital newspaper and news video content.
Date: July 27, 2016
Creator: Krahmer, Ana & Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Exploratory Analysis of Born-Digital Newspaper Content

Description: This paper reports on exploratory investigations by the Texas Digital Newspaper Program to understand aggregate patterns in the generation of born-digital news editions by analyzing technical metadata extracted from the 3 million pages currently in the preservation collection.
Date: October 31, 2016
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward & Krahmer, Ana
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Texas Digital Newspaper Program Issue Dataset for IFLA/Rootstech Analysis

Description: This dataset contains the descriptive metadata harvested from the Texas Digital Newspaper Program collection on The Portal to Texas History and is accompanied by a dataset derived from the harvested metadata. This dataset was used for an IFLA Newspaper Section and Rootstech presentation.
Date: January 16, 2014
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward & Krahmer, Ana
Partner: UNT Libraries

Shaping User Experience

Description: This handout accompanies a workshop presentation about shaping user experience. The topics of the workshop include usability testing, iterative design, and digital libraries. This handout outlines the topics that will be covered with a timeline of the activities, glossary of terminology used, worksheets, and references.
Date: April 1, 2012
Creator: Krahmer, Ana; Crane, Kate & Carlisle, Tara
Partner: UNT Libraries

Shaping User Experience

Description: This presentation is part of a conference workshop about shaping user experience. The topics of the presentation include usability testing, iterative design, and digital libraries.
Date: March 2012
Creator: Krahmer, Ana; Crane, Kate & Carlisle, Tara
Partner: UNT Libraries

Lone Star Ink: Texas NDNP 2011: Grant Materials

Description: These grant materials were prepared for the National Digital Newspaper Program, a project funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to provide access to historic American Newspapers. The Library of Congress serves as the technical adviser for the NDNP. The Award funded digitization of Texas historical newspapers. For the grant, UNT served as the lead institution and partnered with the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History at the University of Texas. This proposal was funded for $324,980.
Date: January 2011
Creator: Krahmer, Ana; Belden, Dreanna & Hartman, Cathy Nelson
Partner: UNT Libraries

Portal Partner Update

Description: This presentation was given at a dinner celebrating The Portal to Texas History. The presentation describes recent projects, discusses feedback from Portal users, describes the work of the Texas Digital Newspaper Program, and provides examples of how graduate students have used The Portal to Texas History for their research.
Date: September 20, 2012
Creator: Carlisle, Tara; Krahmer, Ana & Liles, Deborah
Partner: UNT Libraries