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Curation of the End-of-Term Web Archive

Description: Paper for the 2011 IS&T Archiving Conference. This paper discusses the Classification of the End-of-Term Archive research project at the University of North Texas.
Date: 2011
Creator: Murray, Kathleen R.; Ko, Lauren & Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries

Transport Neutral Digital Object Replication

Description: Paper for the 2011 Society for Imaging Science and Technology (IS&T) Archiving Conference. This paper discusses a project by the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries to implement a simple transport neutral digital object replication strategy in its production digital repository infrastructure.
Date: 2011
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward & Nordstrom, Kurt
Partner: UNT Libraries

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

Lessons Learned: Digitization of Cooke County Ledgers

Description: This paper describes a grant project to digitize Cooke County, Texas ledgers. The project was funded in part by the National Historic Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) and involves digitizing and hosting several rare and unique collections representative of the Civil War. The UNT Archives partnered with the UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit (DPU), which managed all stages of the digitization. This paper describes and examines the process the DPU implemented to digitize the Cooke County ledger collection; in doing so, it provides insight into the problems one might encounter, as well as recommendations for institutions that may be considering similar digital projects.
Date: March 2012
Creator: Barker, Trista; Berrios, Reyes; Fisher, Sarah Lynn; Krahmer, Ana & Tarver, Hannah
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Origins of SIG-III and Its 30 Years' Journey: Visions and Reflections

Description: This paper discusses the origins of the Special Interest Group for International Information Issues (SIG-III) of the American Society for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) and its early years.
Date: October 2012
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw; Carbo, Toni; Caidi, Nadia; Gruzd, Anatoliy & Rorissa, Abebe
Partner: UNT Libraries

Digital Preservation of Newspapers: Findings of the Chronicles in Preservation Project

Description: In this paper, the authors describe research led by Educopia Institute regarding the preservation needs for digitized and born-digital newspapers. The 'Chronicles in Preservation' project, builds upon previous efforts (e.g. the U.S. National Digital Newspaper Program) to look more broadly at the needs of digital newspapers in all of their diverse and challenging forms. This paper conveys the findings of the first research phase, including substantive survey results regarding digital newspaper curation practices.
Date: October 2012
Creator: Skinner, Katherine; Schultz, Matt; Halbert, Martin & Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries

Improving Access to Web Archives through Innovative Analysis of PDF Content

Description: This paper discusses improving access to web archives through innovative analysis of PDF content. The paper discusses the overall workflow and describes the tools used to extract document features. Findings suggest opportunities for the development of retrieval tools that will provide new ways of selecting content and building collections from large Web archives.
Date: April 2013
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward & Murray, Kathleen R.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Revisiting Indexing & Abstracting in the Digital Era

Description: Paper presented for the 2018 Multidisciplinary Information Research Symposium. This paper discusses emerging trends for digital libraries and argues that indexing and abstracting services are still on the path to rediscovering and effectively accessing knowledge in the digital era.
Date: February 12, 2018
Creator: King, Samantha; Boyedoe, Howard; Chacon, Andrea; Hall, Molli; Krizansky, Maria; O'Bryant, Kathleen et al.
Partner: UNT College of Information

Comparison of Digital Asset Management Systems (work area E)

Description: Paper for an Institute of Museum and Library Sciences (IMLS) Grant Partner Uplift Project. This paper describes examinations of various digital asset management systems' (DAMS) capabilities and functions. Evaluation is based on the documentation relating to each package.
Date: March 21, 2007
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward & Polyakov, Serhiy
Partner: UNT Libraries