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Advocating to Grow Collections Mentoring to Grow Leaders

Description: Presentation for the 2015 Louisiana Library Association (LLA) Government Documents Round Table Section (GODART) Breakfast Meeting. This presentation discusses advocating to grow collections and mentoring to grow leaders.
Date: March 27, 2015
Creator: Sears, Suzanne
Partner: UNT Libraries

Processing Non-English Content

Description: This presentation was presented at the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) Awardee Conference in Washington, D.C. The presentation describes the NDNP New Mexico project's experience encoding ALTO OCR file language codes to enable enhanced discovery of its Spanish language content on the Chronicling America website.
Date: September 27, 2012
Creator: Weidner, Andrew
Partner: UNT Libraries

Quality Review of Digital Newspapers: Lessons Learned at UNT

Description: This presentation was presented at the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) Awardee Conference in Washington, D.C. The presentation describes a quality review of digital newspapers and lessons learned at the University of North Texas (UNT).
Date: September 27, 2012
Creator: Fisher, Sarah Lynn
Partner: UNT Libraries

Collection Development for an Environmental Science Digital Library

Description: This presentation discusses the University of North Texas Libraries' strategies for creating digital collections and services from datasets and born digital objects and serving users outside of formal education and research.
Date: May 27, 2009
Creator: Hall, Nathan
Partner: UNT Libraries

Digital Repository 2.0: Lessons Learned and Applied

Description: This presentation discusses the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries' Digital Projects Unit and how the system and software to create digital collections was developed. It also discusses the future plans for system and software changes in the Digital Projects Unit.
Date: May 27, 2009
Creator: Nordstrom, Kurt & Fredericks, Brandon
Partner: UNT Libraries

Piloting a Peer-to-Peer Process for becoming a Trusted Digital Repository

Description: Presentation for the 2014 Digital Library Federation (DLF) Annual Forum. This presentation discusses a pilot project by the University of North Texas and the University of Florida to develop a peer-to-peer process for becoming a Trusted Digital Repository.
Date: October 27, 2014
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward; Taylor, Laurie N., 1978-; Dinsmore, Chelsea & Yellapantula, Suchitra
Partner: UNT Libraries

Assessment of Library Support for Distance Learning at UNT

Description: Presentation for the 2011 American Library Association Annual Conference discussing assessments of library support for distance learning at the University of North Texas (UNT). The methods used include LibQUAL+ surveys, focus groups, and ethnographic studies.
Date: June 27, 2011
Creator: Wahl, Diane
Partner: UNT Libraries

Using Assessment Techniques to Guide Library Service Improvements

Description: This presentation discusses assessment techniques used to guide library service improvements. The assessments used are part of a triangulation method that uses three approaches of assessment in order to determine specific user needs and areas for improvement.
Date: May 27, 2011
Creator: Wahl, Diane; Avery, Elizabeth Fuseler & Downey, Annie
Partner: UNT Libraries

Selecting and Assessing Practicum Students

Description: This presentation discusses selecting and assessing practicum students, the goals and competencies, learning objectives, and gives examples of necessary skills.
Date: May 27, 2011
Creator: Brannon, Sian
Partner: UNT Libraries

How to Take Better Photographs: Control Quality by Controlling the Camera

Description: In this Tech Talk presentation, the authors demonstrate simple ways to improve a photograph by making use of camera controls and by considering location, lighting, and composition. The authors will introduce basic information about using manual camera settings to control aperture, shutter speed, and ISO, and the authors will discuss specific "shooting" situations such as portraits, group photos, and events.
Date: July 27, 2011
Creator: Jones, Jerrell & Hall, Nathan
Partner: UNT Libraries

Assessing Student Critical Thinking Skills in Single Library Instruction Class

Description: Presentation for the 2011 Phoenix Staff Development Day discussing how to assess the critical thinking skills of students in single library instruction classes. The challenges and solutions are discussed, as well as a recommendation for, and example of, a library instruction worksheet that can be used.
Date: May 27, 2011
Creator: Byerly, Gayla
Partner: UNT Libraries

"Good" Digital Collections

Description: This Tech Talks presentation covers the principles that apply to "good" digital collections and analyzes how objects, metadata, and the user interface together create the users' experience of a collection.
Date: January 27, 2010
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Partner: UNT Libraries

Media Ethics and Dilemmas: Journalists, Citizens and Technology [Presentation]

Description: This presentation accompanies an essay that was awarded a Nicholas and Anna Ricco Award for 2013. In this presentation, the author discusses media ethics and how changes in journalism and technology have led to new ethical dilemmas.
Date: February 27, 2013
Creator: Lewis, Christopher G.
Partner: UNT Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism

Reliability Challenges for Solar Energy (Presentation)

Description: PV industry can benefit from reliability testing experience of microelectronics industry . Si modules perform well in field; CdTe/CIGS must be sealed to moisture; CPV in product development stage.
Date: April 27, 2009
Creator: Kurtz, S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Renewable Energy Financing: The Role of Policy and Economics

Description: Renewable portfolio standards (RPS) have rapidly developed momentum in certain sections of the United States and throughout the world, primarily in response to climate and energy security concerns. This presentation at the RPS Symposium, sponsored by the Electric Utility Consultants Inc., will discuss renewable energy financing and the economics of such policies.
Date: March 27, 2008
Creator: Cory, K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

HVAC Loads in High-Performance Homes

Description: This presentation was delivered at the ASHRAE 2010 Annual Summer Conference on June 27, 2010, and addresses humidity and AC loads in energy efficient houses.
Date: June 27, 2010
Creator: Christensen, D.; Fang, X. & Winkler, J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department