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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

Improving Access Points for Local History Preservation by Listening to Users

Description: This paper discusses the role user experience (UX) research can play in representing and preserving local history and cultural identity, and it concludes with pragmatic advice about how UX can inform metadata design in future projects.
Date: July 27, 2016
Creator: Krahmer, Ana
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Findings from the Workshop on User-Centered Design of Language Archives

Description: This white paper comprehensively describes the insights that emerged from the Workshop on User-Centered Design of Language Archives. Key topics include a typology of language archives, the perspectives of stakeholder groups, and improving access to language archives.
Date: July 25, 2016
Creator: Wasson, Christina; Holton, Gary & Roth, Heather
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Comparison of different methods for monitoring glacier changes observed by Landsat images

Description: This paper presents three methods for classifying glacier boundaries, compares the three methods to provide advice on how to choose an appropriate method, and analyzes the relationship between glacier change and the trends of precipitation and temperature.
Date: March 18, 2014
Creator: Man, Qixia; Guo, Huadong; Liu, Guang & Dong, Pinliang
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

A rich Internet application for automated detection of road blockage in post-disaster scenarios

Description: This paper presents the development of a rich Internet application for automated detection of road blockage in post-disaster scenarios using volunteered geographic information from OpenStreetMap street centerlines and airborne light detection and ranging (LiDAR) data.
Date: February 25, 2014
Creator: Liu, W.; Dong, Pinliang; Liu, S. & Liu, J.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

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

Enhancing UNT's Presence in Sub-Saharan Africa: Building Partnership with Ethiopian Higher Education Institutions

Description: Paper accompanying a presentation at the 2015 University of North Texas (UNT) Student and Faculty Research Symposium on African Studies. This paper discusses enhancing UNT's presence in Sub-Saharan Africa and building partnerships with Ethiopian higher education institutions.
Date: April 11, 2015
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

A Case Study of Metadata Creation in the University of North Texas Libraries' Digital Collections

Description: This paper presents a case study of the work carried out by the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries and the intersection of metadata modeling, metadata input rules and documentation, metadata quality assessments, and technology to empower metadata editors to create high-quality metadata.
Date: May 2016
Creator: Tarver, Hannah; Zavalina, Oksana & Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

[Typed Quote: Attitude]

Description: A quote from Charles Swindoll that discusses the importance of attitude.
Date: 19uu
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

A White Paper on Outcomes Evaluation: Concepts, Strategies, and Practical Applications

Description: This white paper introduces evaluation concepts and describes outcome-based evaluation. The Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) logic model is described in the context of developing a program evaluation plan. Four case studies illustrate how outputs, outcomes and indicators can be used to produce programs results.
Date: December 10, 2002
Creator: Moen, William E.; Simpson, Carol; Mason, Florence & Wetherbee, Louella
Partner: UNT College of Information

Investigation of Structural and Optical Properties of Ag Nanoclusters Formed in Si(100) After Multiple Implantations of Low Energies Ag Ions and Post-Thermal Annealing at a Temperature Below the Ag-Si Eutectic Point

Description: This paper investigates the synthesis of Ag NCs in Si(100) substrate by implanting multiple energies and fluences of Ag ions and subsequent thermal annealing.
Date: April 2, 2014
Creator: Dhoubhadel, Mangal; Rout, Bibhudutta; Lakshantha, Wickramaarachchige J.; Das, Sushanta K.; D'Souza, Francis; Glass, Gary A. et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

[Handwritten Notes: Social Security for AIDS patients]

Description: Handwritten notes by an unknown author discussing Social Security for people who have contracted the HIV virus in addition to health insurance programs that covers AIDS patients.
Date: December 1992
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[March on Austin debt]

Description: A group of documents pertaining to the March on Austin debt, Gilbert Casillas' resignation from the March on Austin Committee, and other controversies.
Date: 199u
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Cultural influences in Cass county: A cemetery survey

Description: Photo album consisting of color photographs of cemeteries in Cass County, Texas submitted as a survey of the subject for Terry Jordan's Geography class at the University of North Texas by Anita Pitchford.
Date: unknown
Creator: Pitchford, Anita
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Upland southern burial traditions in Montague county, Texas

Description: Research paper about the upland southern burial traditions found in Montague county cemeteries, submitted to Dr. Terry Jordan's Geography 501 class at North Texas State University by Lynette Schroeder.
Date: July 1974
Creator: Schroeder, Lynette
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

The Lonesome Dove Baptist Church and cemetery, Tarrant county, Texas

Description: Research paper about the Lonesome Dove Baptist Church and cemetery in Tarrant county, Texas, written by Darla Allcorn for Dr. Terry Jordan's Geography 501 class at North Texas State University. The paper also contains color photographs of the church and cemetery adhered to its pages.
Date: July 1975
Creator: Allcorn, Darla
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Field study of cemeteries in Tyler county

Description: Research paper and field study of cemeteries in Tyler county, Texas, conducted by Martha Stone for Dr. Terry Jordan's Geography 501 class at North Texas State University. The paper also contains three loose color photographs of the cemeteries.
Date: July 1975
Creator: Stone, Martha
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Folk cemeteries: A grave situation

Description: Research paper about the conditions of folk cemeteries in Grayson county, Texas, written by North Texas State University student Charles Templeton for Dr. Terry Jordan's Geography 501 class.
Date: July 1976
Creator: Templeton, Charles
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections