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Assessing the Success of a Mentoring Program beyond Satisfaction Surveys

Description: Presented with a poster at the 2017 University of New Mexico Mentoring Institute Conference Proceedings. This paper includes experiences in assessing a mentoring program for librarians in a large academic library.
Date: October 26, 2017
Creator: Sassen, Catherine; Harker, Karen & O'Toole, Erin
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

A Cooperative Model for Preserving Historical Television News Context

Description: This paper was presented at the 2016 IFLA World Library and Information Congress News Media Satellite Meeting on News, new roles & preservation advocacy: moving libraries into action. This paper provides and overview of the partnership between the University of North Texas and the Dallas/Forth Worth affiliate station of the National Broadcasting Company (NBC 5/KXAS) to preserve the content of the oldest television news station in Texas, including discussions of copyright, funding, and access to audio/visual collections.
Date: September 18, 2017
Creator: Gieringer, Morgan Davis
Partner: UNT College of Information

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

Description: This paper 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. This paper also contains findings specifically related to the digital newspaper and news video content.
Date: July 27, 2016
Creator: Krahmer, Ana & Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

A Case Study of Metadata Creation in the University of North Texas Libraries' Digital Collections

Description: This paper presents a case study of the work carried out by the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries and the intersection of metadata modeling, metadata input rules and documentation, metadata quality assessments, and technology to empower metadata editors to create high-quality metadata.
Date: May 2016
Creator: Tarver, Hannah; Zavalina, Oksana & Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Turning Students On To Your Library's Web Site: using web site usability techniques to improve student use of your library's site

Description: This paper introduces the concept of web site usability, provides a brief introduction to the techniques, offers examples from two “real life” studies that show how the techniques of formal usability studies, focus groups, and card sorts can be used and offers tips and tricks for employing these techniques.
Date: February 5, 2004
Creator: Thomsett-Scott, Beth
Partner: UNT Libraries

Data, Information, and Knowledge Management: University of North Texas and Texas Woman's University Institutional Repositories Initiatives / Experiences

Description: This paper describes a best practice forum to convey how the University of North Texas and Texas Woman's University Libraries facilitate scholarly communications endeavors related to knowledge management.
Date: November 10, 2018
Creator: Helge, Kris; Zerangue, Amanda; Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw & Andrews, Pamela
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Extended Date/Time Format (EDTF) in the Digital Public Library of America's Metadata: Exploratory Analysis

Description: This paper presents results of an exploratory analysis of representation of dates in over 8 million metadata records from the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA), and compares it to Extended Date/Time Format (EDTF) specifications.
Date: November 6, 2015
Creator: Zavalina, Oksana; Phillips, Mark Edward; Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw; Tarver, Hannah & Kizhakkethil, Priya
Partner: UNT Libraries