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Retention and Recruitment of Women in Computer Engineering

Description: This presentation discusses strategies and goals for recruiting more women to Computer Science and Engineering degree (CSE) programs at the University of North Texas (UNT). It also describes a series of activities aimed at improving retention rates of women students already in our programs. Such recruitment and retention of women is critical to the country's efforts to increase the number of engineering professionals, and is a priority for the CSE Department at UNT.
Date: July 2006
Creator: Akl, Robert G. & Garlick, Ryan
Partner: UNT College of Engineering

Examining MARC Records as Artifacts Reflecting Metadata Utilization Decisions

Description: This presentation discusses the MARC Content Designation Utilization (MCDU) Project. It presents information about the goals and scope of the project, the methodology and information about the process, and the implications of this project.
Date: January 25, 2006
Creator: Moen, William E.
Partner: UNT College of Information

Music in the Church Library

Description: Presentation for the 2006 North Texas Chapter of the Church and Synagogue Library Association meeting. This presentation discusses music in the church library.
Date: April 29, 2006
Creator: Hartsock, Ralph
Partner: UNT Libraries

Grandparents Raising Exceptional Children [Presentation]

Description: Presentation for the 2006 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on personal, family, and school issues that grandparents experience as primary caregivers for grandchildren.
Date: March 30, 2006
Creator: Phillips, Landeia & Rademacher, Joyce A.
Partner: UNT Honors College

Improving Public Library Services for Senior Citizens

Description: Presentation for the 2005 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on improving public library services for senior citizens.
Date: March 30, 2006
Creator: Nix, Rita J. & Swan, James H.
Partner: UNT Honors College

Palestinian Perspective on Peace with Israel

Description: Presentation for the 2006 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on Palestinian perspectives on peace with Israel.
Date: March 30, 2006
Creator: Wright, Kelly & Sahliyeh, Emile F.
Partner: UNT Honors College

What Color Line? Discrimination and Ethnic Identity

Description: Presentation for the 2006 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on discrimination and ethnic identity.
Date: March 30, 2006
Creator: Jones, Andrew & Nuñez-Janes, Mariela
Partner: UNT Honors College

Bay Area Community Colleges Information Competency Assessment Project (ICAP)

Description: This presentation details a "collaborative project among community college librarians in the San Francisco Bay Area to develop and field-test an information competency assessment instrument. This competency assessment instrument would "assess community college students' proficiency with information competency skills. This presentation was given as part of the Music Library Association Conference on February 23, 2006.
Date: 2006
Creator: Arnold, Donna M.
Partner: UNT Music Library

Digitization Basics for Museums

Description: This presentation discusses The Portal to Texas History and illustrates what types of items are in the collection and the resources available to museums, educators, and partners. It also discusses the future goals of The Portal to Texas History.
Date: April 5, 2006
Creator: Belden, Dreanna
Partner: UNT Libraries

Teaching With The Portal to Texas History

Description: This presentation discusses The Portal to Texas History and how the collections and resources for educators are used to enhance learning and as teaching aids.
Date: October 13, 2006
Creator: Belden, Dreanna
Partner: UNT Libraries

Footholds and Foundations: Setting Freshman on the Path to Lifelong Learning

Description: This presentation discusses an assessment in which the researchers collaborated with a software developer to create an online survey form for college freshman. This assessment was conducted to determine what skills college freshman have in relation to the libraries and research.
Date: 2006
Creator: Byerly, Gayla; Downey, Annie & Gosnell, Frank
Partner: UNT Libraries

At Risk: Capturing and Preserving Web Resources

Description: This presentation discusses the Web-at-Risk project and the issues related to capturing and preserving web resources. It introduces collection development issues, organization and metadata issues, and the findings that support the needs for a web archiving service.
Date: June 12, 2006
Creator: Hartman, Cathy Nelson & Murray, Kathleen R.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Federated Search

Description: This presentation discusses federated and faceted searching including target audiences, expectations, approaches, protocols, uses, and issues.
Date: August 24, 2006
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries