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The Denton Declaration: An Open Data Manifesto

Description: Paper included in a report for the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) on research data management and the DataRes Project. This section reports on The Denton Declaration. Abstract: On May 22, 2012, at the University of North Texas, a group of technologists and librarians, scholars and researchers, university administrators, and other stakeholders gathered to discuss and articulate best practices and emerging trends in research data management. This declaration bridges the converging interests of these stakeholders and promotes collaboration, transparency, and accountability across organizational and disciplinary boundaries.
Date: November 2013
Partner: UNT Libraries

Prospects for Research Data Management

Description: Paper included in a report for the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) on research data management and the DataRes Project. This chapter highlights some of the most provocative findings of the DataRes Project on the topic of research data management in higher education and possible scenarios for the future and the implications of these scenarios.
Date: November 2013
Creator: Halbert, Martin
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Honest Truth Behind Dishonesty

Description: This paper was awarded a Nicholas and Anna Ricco Ethics Award for 2013. In this paper, the author explores the issue of academic integrity and the prevalence of cheating in academia, issues surrounding reform and preventative measures for dishonesty, and why some students still proudly pursue an honest education.
Date: February 2013
Creator: Yan, Flora
Partner: Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science

Ethics in Sustainable Tourism Development

Description: This paper discusses ethics in sustainable tourism development. The author is studying International Sustainable Tourism at the University of North Texas and is exploring how sustainable tourism can be a catalyst for positive change worldwide.
Date: February 2013
Creator: O'Neill, Kaitlyn Marie
Partner: UNT College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism

Corporate Responsibility: A Moral Agent or a Profit Agent? A TOMS Shoes Case Study

Description: This paper was awarded a Nicholas and Anna Ricco Ethics Award for 2013. In this paper, the author discusses corporate responsibility through a case study of TOMS shoes and their stance in the business world as a for-profit company with social responsibility at its core.
Date: February 2013
Creator: Jakopin, Natalie
Partner: UNT College of Business

The "Triple-P" Domains of Ethical Behavior for Higher Education

Description: This paper was awarded a Nicholas and Anna Ricco Ethics Award for 2013. In this paper, the author discusses the "Triple-P" domains of ethical behavior: (1) the understanding of privacy ethics, (2) regards to piracy and plagiarism, and (3) pilfering and profiteering.
Date: February 2013
Creator: Mayes, Robin
Partner: UNT College of Information

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

Results of the Office of the Secretary of Defense Organizational Review

Description: A letter about a memorandum that outlines the results of the Office of the Secretary of Defense Organizational Review recently concluded by former Secretary of the Air Force Mike Donley.
Date: December 4, 2013
Creator: United States. Department of Defense.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

SemEval-2013 Task 7: The Joint Student Response Analysis and 8th Recognizing Textual Embodiment Challenge

Description: This paper presents the results of the Joint Student Response Analysis and 8th Recognizing Textual Entailment Challenge, aiming to bring together researchers in educational NLP technology and textual entailment.
Date: June 2013
Creator: Dzikovska, Myroslava O.; Nielsen, Rodney D.; Brew, Chris; Leacock, Claudia; Giampiccolo, Danilo; Bentivogli, Luisa et al.
Partner: UNT College of Engineering

Research Data Management in Policy and Practice: The DataRes Project

Description: Paper for a Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) report on research data management. This paper reports on data management and the DataRes Project.
Date: November 2013
Creator: Keralis, Spencer D. C.; Stark, Shannon; Halbert, Martin & Moen, William E.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Building Institutional Capacity in Digital Preservation

Description: Paper for the IPRES Annual Conference on building institutional capacity in digital preservation.
Date: September 2013
Creator: Schultz, Matt; Phillips, Mark Edward; Eisenhauer, Stephen & Krabbenhoeft, Nick
Partner: UNT Libraries

Diffusion of Scientific Knowledge in Agriculture: The Case for Africa

Description: Paper discussing the diffusion of scientific knowledge on agriculture for Africa. Using exploratory research method, this paper set out to investigate existing knowledge diffusion models and their limitations, available best practices, and the potential to infuse translational research as a way to augment extension service programs in SSA agricultural practices.
Date: July 2013
Creator: Assefa, Shimelis; Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw & Rorissa, Abebe
Partner: UNT Libraries

Media Ethics and Dilemmas: Journalists, Citizens and Technology

Description: This paper was awarded a Nicholas and Anna Ricco Award for 2013. In this paper, the author discusses media ethics and how changes in journalism and technology have led to new ethical dilemmas.
Date: February 27, 2013
Creator: Lewis, Christopher G.
Partner: UNT Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism

Modular Curation for ETD Repositories

Description: This paper discusses the Lifecycle Management of ETDs project led by the University of North Texas (UNT) and funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). This paper explains the research methodology the project took to evaluate these various tools, IRs and related submission systems; share findings; and discuss how these findings have solidified implementation improvements for the above mentioned curation technologies (Clam, AV, JHOVE/JHOVE2, DROID & FITS).
Date: July 11, 2013
Creator: Schultz, Matt; Eisenhauer, Stephen & Krabbenhoeft, Nick
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Epitome of Counseling Ethics

Description: This paper was awarded a Nicholas and Anna Ricco Ethics Award for 2013. In this paper, the author discusses ethics in counseling, including the admiral qualities of courage that counselors must have to live by personal and professional ethical convictions.
Date: February 2013
Creator: Schroeder, Julianne
Partner: UNT College of Education

Museum Dilemma: Nazi-era Art Restitution

Description: This paper was awarded a Nicholas and Anna Ricco Award for 2013. This paper discusses Nazi-era art restitution. The author examines the unique history of the World War II art plunder and the dilemma and issues that heirs and museums face.
Date: February 2013
Creator: Wiskera, Emily
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design