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DIY API: A Sierra-Based, Homegrown Catalog API

Description: This presentation with notes provides an overview of the development process for building a local API using Sierra catalog data. This overview includes a discussion of terms, history of the project, and example applications.
Date: March 2016
Creator: Thomale, Jason
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Time Travel Classroom: Historic Newspapers Online [Fall 2017]

Description: Presentation providing an overview of The Portal to Texas History, with examples of resources available within the repository. It specifically focuses on newspapers and how to use them for historical context and primary source information.
Date: Autumn 2017
Creator: Krahmer, Ana
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Time Travel Classroom: Historic Newspapers Online [Spring 2018]

Description: Presentation providing an overview of The Portal to Texas History, with examples of resources available within the repository. It specifically focuses on newspapers and how to use them for historical context and primary source information.
Date: February 20, 2018
Creator: Krahmer, Ana
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Born Digital Newspaper Collections

Description: Presentation for the 2017 Dodging the Memory Hole Conference. This presentation provides an overview of the ingest of Texas Press Association PDFs through the Texas Digital Newspaper Program at UNT Libraries.
Date: November 15, 2017
Creator: Krahmer, Ana & Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Authorities: UNT Libraries Digital Collections

Description: Presentation for the 2017 meeting of the IMLS Shareable Authorities Forum. This presentation provides an in-depth look at institutional practices regarding authorities at University of North Texas Libraries.
Date: April 11, 2017
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Automatic Classification of Name Strings in Library Metadata

Description: Presentation for the 2017 Code4Lib South Central Conference. This presentation describes how a machine learning model can help with classifying name types in library metadata.
Date: August 11, 2017
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Building an Online Academic Profile

Description: Presentation for the Toulouse Graduate School workshop series discussing online academic profiles.
Date: October 25, 2016
Creator: Andrews, Pamela
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Communicating Organizational Commitment to Long-Term Sustainability through a Trusted Digital Repository Self-Audit

Description: This presentation provides an overview of the UNT Libraries' self-audit using criteria from the Trusted Repositories Audit and Certification checklist. It contains an overview of the structure of this self-audit, explores the documents generated and auited, and examines the challenges and solutions as revealed by this process.
Date: August 15, 2016
Creator: Krahmer, Ana
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Digital Archiving Practices for Linguists: UNT Digital Library

Description: Presentation the 2018 Computational Resources on South Asian Languages Symposium. This presentation describes how linguistic resources are made accessible through the University of North Texas Libraries digital collections.
Date: November 1, 2018
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Digitization in Three Strokes: Digital Commonwealth, Minnesota Digital Library, and The Portal to Texas History

Description: This presentation is part of the panel "Digitization in Three Strokes: Digital Commonwealth, Minnesota Digital Library, and The Portal to Texas History," from DPLAfest 2016. This presentation provides an overview of The Portal to Texas History project through the Rescuing Texas History Mini-Grant Program.
Date: April 15, 2016
Creator: McIntosh, Marcia & Mangum, Jake
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Data Readiness and the Digital Public Library of America

Description: Presentation for the 2018 Texas Library Association Annual Conference. This presentation describes the work of the Texas Digital Library (TDL) Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) Metadata Working Group, resources for preparing data, and the experiences of the Houston Public Library.
Date: April 2018
Creator: Hiott, Judith; Park, Kristi L.; Tarver, Hannah & Duran, Albert
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Developing the DPLA Texas Service Hub, v.2. A collaboration to build the next generation aggregator for Texas

Description: Presentation sharing the goals and mission of a pilot between the University of North Texas and the Texas Digital Library to develop a prototype of a new service hub for Texas to provide metadata from collections across the state to the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA).
Date: May 25, 2017
Creator: Park, Kristi L.; Steans, Ryan; Halbert, Martin; Hiott, Judith; Woodward, Nick & Tarver, Hannah
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Exploratory Analysis of the End of Term Web Archive: Comparing Two Collections

Description: This presentation describes a comparison of two web archives of the US Federal web domain collected at the end of the Bush administration (2008) and the end of the first Obama administration (2012). This exploratory analysis tracks changes in media types, TLDs, domains, and subdomains.
Date: June 22, 2016
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward; Chudnov, Dan & Jacobs, James R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Expanding the ETD Collection to Capture More Complete Contents of Student Works

Description: Presentation for the 2016 US Electronic Theses and Dissertation Association Conference describing the use of additional repository collections to capture supplemental works and make visible the labor of producing a thesis or dissertation.
Date: September 26, 2016
Creator: Andrews, Pamela
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Experiments in Operationalizing Metadata Quality Interfaces: A Case Study at the University of North Texas Libraries

Description: Presentation for the 2018 Dublin Core Metadata Initiative Conference. This presentation describes work underway at the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries to design and implement interfaces and tools for analyzing metadata quality in their local metadata editing environment.
Date: September 10, 2018
Creator: Tarver, Hannah & Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Extracting "Documents" from Web Archives

Description: This presentation describes the process of using machine-learning algorithms to identify and extract publications from web archives.
Date: December 13, 2018
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Creating, Curating, and Preserving Digital Collections: Preserving the Digital Heritage

Description: Presented at the 2018 Ke Au Hou Pacific Librarianship Conference. This presentation describes a pre-conference workshop that provides attendees with a better understanding of the landscape related to digital preservation and access among cultural heritage institutions, key components in the ongoing process of preserving digital information, and the building blocks of digital preservation systems.
Date: May 1, 2018
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward & Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Developing an Outreach Plan for UNT Scholarly Works

Description: Presentation for the 2016 Central Plains Network for Digital Asset Management Conference, discussing the details of how an outreach plan was created for the UNT Scholarly Works collection using institutional data to identify gaps in university participation.
Date: November 16, 2016
Creator: Andrews, Pamela & Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Lessons Learned in Creating New Digital Libraries Interfaces

Description: Presentation for the 2017 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries. This presentation discusses lessons learned from the UNT Libraries redesign of two digital library interfaces: The Portal to Texas History and the UNT Digital Library.
Date: May 25, 2017
Creator: Hicks, William & Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Standardizing Quality Control of Images

Description: This presentation contains an overview of how the UNT Libraries Digital Project Unit created a quality control rubric to assess partner-contributed images against department standards.
Date: July 22, 2016
Creator: Willis, Shannon
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit