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The OA2020 Expression of Interest

Description: Presentation for the 2018 Cross Timbers Library Collaborative Annual Conference. OA2020 is an international initiative that supports institutions committed to a large-scale shift toward open access to the scholarly journal literature. Institutions that sign the Expression of Interest commit to making a good-faith effort to devise and implement practical strategies and actions for transitioning their funding for subscribing to journals to supporting open access. This lightning talk provides and overview of the OA2020 initiative and related resources to help guide decision-making on how to redirect library funding.
Date: August 10, 2018
Creator: Hawkins, Kevin S.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Partners and Proposal Readiness: Preparing Graduate Students to Start Their Thesis and Dissertation Proposals

Description: Presentation for the 2018 STEM Librarians South conference. This presentation. This presentation shares experiences from the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries’ workshops to prepare STEM graduate students to write their dissertation or thesis proposals.
Date: July 20, 2018
Creator: O'Toole, Erin
Partner: UNT Libraries

Doing 3D: Implementations and Best Practices in Applying 3D Technologies Across Higher Education

Description: Presentation for the 2018 American Library Association Annual Conference, Library and Information Technology Association session. This presentation describes current methods for 3D scanning and modeling, and how this technology has been implemented through three different projects involving higher education.
Date: June 24, 2018
Creator: Rankins, Derek L.; McIntosh, Marcia; Boyer, Doug & Scates Kettler, Hannah
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Understanding Connections: Examining Digital Library and Institutional Repository Use Overlap

Description: Presentation for the 13th International Conference on Open Repositories. This presentation examines how users navigate between UNT Scholarly Works and other collections available through the University of North Texas Digital Library.
Date: June 7, 2018
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward; Andrews, Pamela & Krahmer, Ana
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Unfolding Research Data Services: An Information Architecture Perspective

Description: Poster presented at the 2018 ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries. This poster describes the use of a content analysis with the lens of information architecture to better understand how research data services are organize in North American academic library websites, and to what extent the research data lifecycle is supported within these services.
Date: June 4, 2018
Creator: Khan, Hammad; Chang, Hsia-Ching & Kim, Jeonghyun
Partner: UNT College of Information

University of North Texas Willis Library MEP Renovations: Construction Documents

Description: Compilation of architectural drawings documenting planned construction and renovations for Willis Library as of May 2018. The first page includes an index to the rest of the schematics which outline the various components of the project including demolition and HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) work, mechanical piping, electrical and lighting, and fire sprinklers for each of the five floors (lower level and floors one through four). Each sheet includes technical details, schedules, notes, and other relevant technical information for the work.
Date: May 31, 2018
Creator: Yaggi Engineering, Inc.
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Partner: UNT Libraries

Accessing the Inaccessible: Capturing and Re-Purposing Metadata Prior to Digitization to Ensure Adequate Description and Access

Description: Presented at the 2018 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries. This presentation provides a detailed look at how University of North Texas Libraries' Special Collections embarked upon a large-scale digitization project involving a portion of the highly requested A/V materials from the NBC-5/KXAS Television News collection, using a third-party vendor. This project included the use of snapshots to help repurpose metadata, then linked data tools in Excel and WikiMedia to create access to tape content titles.
Date: May 17, 2018
Creator: Pierce, Gregory & Niño, Ana
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Experiments with Metadata Quality Interfaces

Description: Presented at the 2018 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries. This presentation provides an overview of the design features and goals of newly-developed metadata quality interfaces in the University of North Texas Libraries’ Digital Collections.
Date: May 17, 2018
Creator: Tarver, Hannah & Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit