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Are you Ready? Resource Description and Access (RDA)

Description: Presentation for the School of Library and Information Sciences at the University of North Texas. This presentation discusses Resource Description and Access (RDA), what it is, the intention, functionality, structure, and implementation strategies, debates and issues, and recommendations.
Date: November 16, 2007
Creator: Miksa, Shawne D., 1969-
Partner: UNT College of Information

Machiavelli's "The Prince" as a Satire

Description: Presentation for the 2007 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on Machiavelli's "The Prince" as a satire.
Date: March 29, 2007
Creator: Kniatt, Stacey & Johnson, Ken
Partner: UNT Honors College

Measuring sleep in college students with insomnia

Description: Presentation for the 2007 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on measuring sleep in college students with insomnia.
Date: March 29, 2007
Creator: Williams, Jacob M. & Taylor, Daniel J.
Partner: UNT Honors College

The Characteristics of Morphology and Apoptosis in the Closure of the Ductus Arteriosi in Emu

Description: Presentation for the 2007 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas. This presentation discusses research on characterizing the changes in tissue morphology occurring in the emu ductus arteriosus during hatching and what role apoptosis plays during the process of the ductus closure.
Date: March 29, 2007
Creator: Castilla, Lauren & Dzialowski, Edward M. (Edward Michael)
Partner: UNT Honors College

Building Search Systems for Digital Library Collections

Description: This presentation describes the infrastructure and collection in the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries Digital initiatives. This discusses issues related to searching and explains possible solutions to best enhance metadata and searching capabilities.
Date: May 31, 2007
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries

Introduction to METS: UNT Libraries' Tech Talks

Description: This Tech Talk presentation explores METS. The Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard (METS) is an initiative of the Digital Library Federation. Maintained by the Library of Congress, it provides a standard vocabulary and set of data structures for encoding hierarchical digital object content and metadata. In this presentation the author explains more about these parts of METS, and discusses how METS may be applicable to digital collections in the UNT Libraries.
Date: October 16, 2007
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries

Making it Work, Making it Fun: Metadata in Action

Description: This presentation discusses metadata and how to ensure quality. It illustrates how the University of North Texas (UNT) utilizes a metadata analysis tool and a metadata template creator.
Date: June 1, 2007
Creator: Belden, Dreanna
Partner: UNT Libraries

Teaching Information Literacy: A Performance Based Cycle

Description: This presentation discusses teaching information literacy and a project to assess student searching skills. It includes background information on the project, discusses the performance cycle of information literacy, active teaching, learning, and assessing, student navigation skills, and software and strategies.
Date: December 2007
Creator: Downey, Annie & Byerly, Gayla
Partner: UNT Libraries

Metadata Madness: Quality Issues in Metadata Management

Description: This presentation provides an introductory discussion on metadata quality issues. It outlines factors that influence metadata quality including the resource types, local requirements, collaborators' requirements, and cost issues and addresses how to manage metadata quality.
Date: 2007
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Partner: UNT Libraries

An Introduction to MODS: The Metadata Object Description Schema

Description: This Tech Talks presentation offers an introduction to MODS. The presenter utilizes real life examples to show how MODS can be used with the Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard (METS).
Date: October 17, 2007
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Partner: UNT Libraries

Circulation Myth Busters!

Description: This presentation discusses circulation in the libraries and what the policies, processes, services, and resources are for the UNT Libraries circulation department.
Date: December 3, 2007
Creator: Leuzinger, Julie
Partner: UNT Libraries

JSTOR: Preservation, Storage, Access

Description: This presentation discusses JSTOR, the scholarly journal archive. The author discusses the JSTOR mission of preservation, storage, and access.
Date: April 11, 2007
Creator: Leuzinger, Julie
Partner: UNT Libraries