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Prospects for Research Data Management

Description: Paper included in a report for the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) on research data management and the DataRes Project. This chapter highlights some of the most provocative findings of the DataRes Project on the topic of research data management in higher education and possible scenarios for the future and the implications of these scenarios.
Date: November 2013
Creator: Halbert, Martin
Partner: UNT Libraries

Positioning Strategies of Financial Services Firms in Ghana: A Case Study Approach

Description: Paper accompanying a presentation for the 2015 University of North Texas (UNT) Student and Faculty Research Symposium on African Studies. This paper discusses a case study approach for positioning strategies of financial services firms in Ghana.
Date: April 11, 2015
Creator: Ketron, Seth & Blankson, Charles
Partner: UNT College of Business

Reimagining the Funding of Higher Education in Uganda

Description: Paper accompanying a presentation for the 2015 University of North Texas (UNT) Student and Faculty Research Symposium on African Studies. This paper discusses reimagining the funding of higher education in Uganda.
Date: April 11, 2015
Creator: Namalefe, Susan A.
Partner: UNT College of Education

Exploration of Metadata Change in a Digital Repository

Description: Paper for the 2015 International iConference. This paper discusses a study exploring metadata change in a digital repository.
Date: March 25, 2015
Creator: Zavalina, Oksana & Kizhakkethil, Priya
Partner: UNT College of Information

Electoral Decentralization in Ghana: What do Ghana's Local Governments Really Need for Economic Development?

Description: Paper accompanying a presentation for the 2015 University of North Texas (UNT) Student and Faculty Research Symposium on African Studies. This paper discusses electoral decentralization in Ghana and what Ghana's local governments really need for economic development.
Date: April 11, 2015
Creator: Nukpezah, Julius A. & Bediako, William Asare
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

A Proposal to Expand Doctoral Production in Sub-Saharan Africa

Description: Paper accompanying a presentation for the 2015 University of North Texas (UNT) Student and Faculty Research Symposium on African Studies. This paper discusses a proposal to sustainably expand doctoral production and retain more doctoral graduates in Africa in university service
Date: April 11, 2015
Creator: Baryamureeba, Venansius & Pifer, Marilyn
Partner: UNT College of Education

Rethinking How We Pay for Scholarly Monographs

Description: Paper presented as a keynote address for the 2015 Reinventing University Publishing Symposium. This paper discusses rethinking how we pay for scholarly monographs.
Date: March 18, 2015
Creator: Hawkins, Kevin S.
Partner: UNT Libraries

AC 2007-1844: An Innovative Mechanical and Energy Engineering Curriculum

Description: This paper discusses the addition of a new Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering at the University of North Texas (UNT). Those involved see the curriculum for this new program as a new model of engineering education that parallels the innovations of UNTs current Learning to Learn (L2L) project-oriented concept course with the addition of innovative approaches for mechanical engineering and emphasis on energy engineering education.
Date: 2007
Creator: Michaelides, Efstathios & Mirshams, Reza
Partner: UNT College of Engineering

Preserving Access to Government Websites: Development and Practice in the CyberCemetery

Description: This paper discusses the development and practice in the CyberCemetery. In the late 1990's, online U.S. government information was appearing and disappearing at a rapid pace. In 1999, the University of North Texas Libraries (UNT) formed a partnership with the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) to address this issue by archiving electronic government websites. This archive, known as the CyberCemetery, provides permanent public access to the websites and publications of defunct U.S. government agencies and commissions. This partnership between UNT and GPO has expanded to include the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). This paper covers the CyberCemetery's development and the process of identifying, capturing, and publishing content in the archive.
Date: May 26, 2008
Creator: Hoffman, Starr
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Role of Collection-Level Subject Metadata in Subject Access to Digital Collections in Aggregations

Description: This paper presents a new area of research in library and information sciences - investigation into collection-level subject metadata that describes entire digital collections as integral wholes - and reports results of the multi-method exploratory study combining comparative content analysis of collection-level subject metadata in three large-scale aggregations of digital collections in the USA and Europe, transaction log analysis of user interactions with one of these portals, as well as interviews and observations of aggregation users.
Date: 2011
Creator: Zavalina, Oksana
Partner: UNT College of Information

Unremarkable on the Face of It

Description: This paper was part of a series by the Smithsonian Photography Initiative 'Click! Photography Changes Everything'. This paper discusses family photographs and how sometimes seemingly unremarkable snapshots can be truly remarkable.
Date: December 3, 2009
Creator: O'Connor, Brian Clark
Partner: UNT College of Information

Rethinking How We Pay for Scholarly Monographs

Description: Paper for an invited presentation at a 2015 meeting of the Southwest Area Theological Library Association (SWATLA). This paper discusses rethinking how we pay for scholarly monographs.
Date: October 2, 2015
Creator: Hawkins, Kevin S.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Growth dynamics of tropical savanna grasses: from individual shoots to plant models

Description: Paper presented at the First Biennial Meeting of the International Environmental Modelling and Software Society in 2002. This paper discusses growth dynamics of tropical savanna grasses from individual shoots to plant models.
Date: 2002
Creator: Raventós, José; Acevedo, Miguel F. & Segarra, José
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

An Exploratory Analysis of Subject Metadata in the Digital Public Library of America

Description: Paper describing an analysis of subject representation in the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA), an aggregate digital library containing more than 8 million item-level metadata records at the time of the study. The findings provide information about the minimum, maximum, and average number of subjects in records from different hubs and hub types, as well as the distribution of unique subject terms across the entire collection.
Date: 2015
Creator: Tarver, Hannah; Phillips, Mark Edward; Zavalina, Oksana & Kizhakkethil, Priya
Partner: UNT Libraries