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Description: This presentation briefly introduces the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries and their mission. It explains the structure of the Digital Projects Unit having the Digital Library and The Portal to Texas History, and discusses their metadata structure and its role in Digital Projects.
Date: March 16, 2009
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries

Introduction to METS: UNT Libraries' Tech Talks

Description: This Tech Talk presentation explores METS. The Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard (METS) is an initiative of the Digital Library Federation. Maintained by the Library of Congress, it provides a standard vocabulary and set of data structures for encoding hierarchical digital object content and metadata. In this presentation the author explains more about these parts of METS, and discusses how METS may be applicable to digital collections in the UNT Libraries.
Date: October 16, 2007
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries

NDNP at UNT: Building Open Access To Our Heritage

Description: Presentation for the 2013 Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC) Conference. This presentation discusses the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) at the University of North Texas (UNT). The author gives a background of the project, discusses the production, the data and workflow, collaboration efforts, and helpful software tools.
Date: August 16, 2013
Creator: Weidner, Andrew
Partner: UNT Libraries

Implementing the Extended Date/Time Format in Digital Collections

Description: Presentation for the 2013 Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC) Conference. This presentation discusses the implementation of the Extended Date/Time Format (EDTF) within the University of North Texas (UNT) digital collections. It includes a summary of the kinds of date formats in the EDTF with examples from the digital collections, a description of methods used to implement and utilize the machine-readability of the format, and an overview of reasons that other institutions may want to consider switching to the EDTF.
Date: August 16, 2013
Creator: Tarver, Hannah
Partner: UNT Libraries

Facilitating Discovery and Long-term Access to Electronic Theses and Dissertations: Notes About Those in Music

Description: Presentation for the 2013 Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC) Conference. In this presentation, the authors discuss facilitating discovery and long-term access to electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) and offer notes about music ETDs.
Date: August 16, 2013
Creator: Hartsock, Ralph; Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw & Justice, Andrew
Partner: UNT Libraries

Curating the Southwest Region's Maps: UNT-UTA Collaborative Project

Description: Presentation for the 2013 Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC) Conference discussing the Mapping the Southwest project. Mapping the Southwest was a 3-year project (2010-2013) funded by a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) We the People grant. This presentation discusses the background of the project, the goals and activities, impacts, and lessons learned.
Date: August 16, 2013
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw; Phillips, Mark Edward & Hartman, Cathy Nelson
Partner: UNT Libraries

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

Developing an Outreach Plan for UNT Scholarly Works

Description: Presentation for the 2016 Central Plains Network for Digital Asset Management Conference, discussing the details of how an outreach plan was created for the UNT Scholarly Works collection using institutional data to identify gaps in university participation.
Date: November 16, 2016
Creator: Andrews, Pamela & Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

User Directed Scrapbook Digitization Script

Description: Script notes for the presentation "User Directed Scrapbook Digitization" at the 2018 Digital Library Federation Forum. This presentation provides an overview of a study to understand user preferences in the digitization of scrapbooks.
Date: October 16, 2018
Creator: Willis, Shannon & McIntosh, Marcia
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit