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Formalization of Collection Development in Selected Medium-sized Academic Libraries

Description: The degree of formalization of collection development(the dependent variable) in selected medium-sized academic libraries and six independent variables believed to be related to the dependent variable were examined. The formalization of collection development was measured by an index of five dimensions. The six independent variables examined were age of the library, number of graduate degrees offered by the parent institution, estimated years of growth potential in terms of available shelf space, attitude of the library director toward cooperation, number of memberships held by the library in cooperative endeavors, and percentage of increase in the materials budget, from 1972 to 1982.
Date: December 1984
Creator: Harvill, Melba S.
Partner: UNT Libraries

At Risk: Capturing and Preserving Web Resources

Description: This presentation discusses the Web-at-Risk project and the issues related to capturing and preserving web resources. It introduces collection development issues, organization and metadata issues, and the findings that support the needs for a web archiving service.
Date: June 12, 2006
Creator: Hartman, Cathy Nelson & Murray, Kathleen R.
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries

Collection Planning Guidelines

Description: This report is part of the Web-at-Risk project. The Web-at-Risk project is developing a Web Archiving Service (WAS) that will enable the project's partner institutions to act as archive agencies that will assist the project's curators in building and managing archived collections of web-published materials.
Date: May 31, 2006
Creator: Murray, Kathleen R. & Hsieh, Inga K.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries

Needs Assessment Toolkit: Guidelines and Data Collection Tools

Description: This report is part of the Web-at-Risk project. The Web-at-Risk project is one of eight digital preservation projects funded in 2004 by the Library of Congress. Each of the projects represents a collaborative effort to preserve for future generations born-digital or digitized cultural heritage materials and collections. The Web-at-Risk project is a 3-year collaborative effort of the California Digital Library, the University of North Texas (UNT), and New York University. The project will develop a Web Archiving Service that enables curators to build collections of web-published materials. The content will be collected largely from US federal and state government agencies, but will also include political policy documents, campaign literature, and information surrounding political movements. The project work will be conducted along four paths of overlapping activities. The Web-at-Risk Project work paths include (1) Content identification, selection, and acquisition; (2) Content harvest and analysis; (3) Content ingest, retention, and transfer; and (4) Partnership building.
Date: May 31, 2005
Creator: Murray, Kathleen R.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries

Needs Assessment Toolkit

Description: This presentation discusses the needs assessment toolkit created for the Web-at-Risk project. This presentation outlines the details related to the web archive development process and the activities related to the needs assessment.
Date: May 2005
Creator: Murray, Kathleen R.
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries

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
Item Type: Dataset
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Overhaul of Collection Evaluation

Description: Poster presented at the International Association of Aquatic and Marine Science Libraries and Information Centers (IAMSLIC) Annual Conference. This poster discusses research on a project by the UNT Libraries' Collection Development Department on an expanded collection assessment beyond the bounds of accreditation reviews.
Date: October 21, 2013
Creator: Avery, Elizabeth Fuseler & Harker, Karen
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries

Archiving Web-published Materials

Description: Handout accompanying a presentation for the 2007 Texas Library Association (TLA) Annual Conference on the Web-at-Risk project and the Web Archiving Service (WAS).
Date: April 13, 2007
Creator: Murray, Kathleen R.
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: UNT Libraries

Developing Collections of Web-Published Materials

Description: This article discusses collection development practices to meet the unique characteristics of Web-published materials.
Date: 2007
Creator: Hsieh, Inga K.; Murray, Kathleen R. & Hartman, Cathy Nelson
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT Libraries

Collection Development and Management Issues

Description: This presentation discusses collection development and management issues. It describes considerations to keep in mind, suggestions and strategies, and ideas for successful digitization projects.
Date: July 23, 2011
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries

Leveraging Digital Library Infrastructure to Support a Modern Research Library

Description: Presentation for the University of Oklahoma series "Beyond our Walls: A Conversation with Mark Phillips." This presentation discusses the digital library activities at the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries and the use of the existing digital library infrastructure to build research collections that support a growing research institution.
Date: May 30, 2014
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries

Classification of the End-of-Term Archive: Extending Collection Development to Web Archives

Description: This is the official website for the project "Classification of the End-of-Term Archive: Extending Collection Development to Web Archives." This project was a collaboration between the Internet Archive and the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries. It made use of the EOT Archive, a large Web archive of government information. The goal of the EOTCD project was to help librarians identify and select materials in accordance with collection development policies, to find common metrics to identify these materials, and to analyze the needs of future researchers. It includes information such as reports, presentations, research questions and methods, meeting minutes, and project data.
Date: 2013
Creator: University of North Texas. Libraries
Item Type: Website
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Patron Driven Acquisitions: Or I Wish I Knew Then...

Description: This paper accompanies a poster presentation on patron driven acquisitions. The ups and downs of initiating and assessing a patron acquisitions program at the University of North Texas (UNT) will be highlighted. Emphasis will be placed on changing the philosophy of collection development, how to start the program (through a jobber or direct), coordinating print and electronic acquisitions processes, and assessing the first year's purchases.
Date: August 2012
Creator: Avery, Elizabeth Fuseler & Harker, Karen
Item Type: Paper
Partner: UNT Libraries

Patron Driven Acquisitions: Or I Wish I Knew Then... [Poster]

Description: This poster discusses patron driven acquisitions. The ups and downs of initiating and assessing a patron acquisitions program at the University of North Texas (UNT) will be highlighted. Emphasis will be placed on changing the philosophy of collection development, how to start the program (through a jobber or direct), coordinating print and electronic acquisitions processes, and assessing the first year's purchases.
Date: August 2012
Creator: Avery, Elizabeth Fuseler & Harker, Karen
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Libraries