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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
Item Type: Paper
Partner: UNT Libraries

Chemistry of Supraglacial Ponds in thte Debris-Covered Area of Lirung Glacier in Central Nepal Himalayas

Description: This article examines elevation trends and their control by seasonality, dominant geochemical processes, and season dynamics in these supraglacial ponds at elevations ranging between 3989 and 4292 m above sea level in the debris-covered area of Lirung glacier in central Nepal Himalayas, from November 2010 to October 2011 on a bimonthly basis.
Date: August 27, 2015
Creator: Bhatt, Maya P.; Takeuchi, Nozomu & Acevedo, Miguel F.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Engineering

Borrelia, Ehrlichia, and Rickettsia spp. in Ticks Removed from Persons, Texas, USA

Description: This article analyzes the frequency and identity of pathogens and bacterial agents in ticks removed from humans and subsequently submitted to the Texas Department of State Health Services, Zoonosis Control Program, from October 1, 2004, through September 30, 2008.
Date: March 10, 2010
Creator: Williamson, Phillip C.; Billingsley, Peggy M.; Teltow, Glenna J.; Seals, Janel P.; Turnbough, Meredith A. & Atkinson, Samuel F.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

A Three-Dimensional Functional Assessment of Heart and Vessel Development int he Larva of the Zebrafish (Danio rerio)

Description: This article describes the use of a three-dimensional integration of the early zebrafish heart and vessels to greatly reduce measurement error of stroke volume and cardiac output and to determine the cross-sectional growth of major vessels in the developing zebrafish larvae.
Date: November 7, 2005
Creator: Bagatto, Brian & Burggren, Warren W.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

The deepest X-ray view of high-redshift galaxies: constraints on low-rate black hole accretion

Description: This article exploits the 7 Ms Chandra observations in the Chandra Deep Field-South (CDF-S), the deepest X-ray survey to date, coupled with CANDELS/GOODS-S data, to measure the total X-ray emission arising from 2076 galaxies at 3.5 ≤ z ≤ 6.5.
Date: August 5, 2016
Creator: Vito, F.; Gilli, Roberto; Vignali, Christian; Brandt, William Nielsen; Comastri, Andrea; Yang, G. et al.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Enhancing Bibliographic Access to Dissertations

Description: This article discusses a study of dissertation cataloging practices of Association of Research Libraries academic libraries to discern how the libraries provide access to subjects as well as to names of academic departments and advisors.
Date: December 12, 2016
Creator: Sassen, Catherine
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT Libraries

Yeah, I Found It!: Performing Web Site Usability Testing to Ensure that Off-Campus Students Can Find the Information They Need

Description: This paper discusses the results of the formal usability studies and focus groups that involved other libraries' web pages to to first determine what users appreciated or disliked about the current site. This article was co-published in The Eleventh Off-Campus Library Services Conference Proceedings.
Date: May 2004
Creator: Thomsett-Scott, Beth
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT Libraries

Indexing quality and effectiveness: An exploratory analysis of electronic theses and dissertations representation

Description: This paper analyzes the quality and effectiveness of indexing terms – both authorized terms from controlled vocabularies and free-text keywords – used to succinctly describe the content of the electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs).
Date: December 27, 2016
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw & Phillips, Mark Edward
Item Type: Paper
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Phylogenetic analysis of eukaryotic NEET proteins uncovers a link between a key gene duplication event and the evolution of vertebrates

Description: This article describes the use of three members of the human NEET protein family (CISD1, mitoNEET; CISD2, NAF-1 or Miner 1; and CISD3, Miner2) as guides to conduct a phylogenetic analysis of eukaryotic NEET proteins and their evolution.
Date: February 16, 2017
Creator: Inupakutika, Madhuri A.; Sengupta, Soham; Nechushtai, Rachel; Jennings, Patricia A.; Onuchic, José N.; Azad, Rajeev K. et al.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Effects of light on the resistivity of chemical vapor deposited graphene films

Description: This article reports that the resistance of a chemical vapor deposition (CVD) grown graphene film transferred onto an SiO₂ substrate increases to higher saturation values upon exposure to light of decreasing wavelength from the visible to ultraviolet.
Date: October 24, 2016
Creator: Mo, Yudong; Pérez, José M.; Ye, Zhou; Zhao, Lei; Yang, Shizhong; Tan, Liuxi et al.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

A Dual-Modality System for Both Multi-Color Ultrasound-Switchable Fluorescence and Ultrasound Imaging

Description: This article discusses the development of a dual-modality imaging system by combining recently developed ultrasound-switchable fluorescence (USF) imaging technology with the conventional ultrasound (US) B-mode imaging.
Date: February 4, 2017
Creator: Kandukuri, Jayanth; Yu, Shuai; Cheng, Bingbing; Bandi, Venugopal; D'Souza, Francis; Nguyen, Kytai T. et al.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Reactive oxygen species, abiotic stress and stress combination

Description: This article reviews recent studies on the role of reactive oxygen species (ROS) in abiotic stress in plants, and propose that different abiotic stresses, such as drought, heat, salinity and high light, result in different ROS signatures that determine the specificity of the acclimation response and help tailor it to the exact stress the plant encounters.
Date: August 4, 2016
Creator: Choudhury, Feroza K.; Rivero, Rosa M. & Blumwald, Eduardo
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Reduced Heart Rate and Cardiac Output Differentially Affect Angiogenesis, Growth, and Development in Early Chicken Embryos (Gallus domesticus)

Description: This article demonstrates for the first time that different processes in the ontogeny of the early vertebrate embryo (i.e., hypertrophic growth vs. development) have differential sensitivities to altered convective blood flow.
Date: April 19, 2013
Creator: Branum, Sylvia R.; Yamada-Fisher, Miho & Burggren, Warren W.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Providing a Complete Menu: Using Competitive Usability in a Home Page Usability Study

Description: This article presents results from the task-based testing and focus group portion of a usability study on the University of North Texas Libraries' website in addition to three other academic library web sites to examine the effects of multiple design elements and styles on the participants' results and to provide additional insight into user preferences.
Date: December 10, 2004
Creator: Thomsett-Scott, Beth
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT Libraries

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
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Owning Your Labor Is A Skill

Description: This presentation from the Modern Language Association 2017 panel "Digital Humanities in Secondary Education" offers a look at the ethical implications of bringing digital humanities praxis to secondary education.
Date: January 8, 2017
Creator: Keralis, Spencer D. C.
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries

Tips and Tricks for Usability Studies

Description: This presentation from the 2003 Internet Librarian Conference shares some experiences from two “real-life” Web site usability studies, including tips and tricks for carrying out a Web usability study.
Date: November 3, 2003
Creator: Thomsett-Scott, Beth
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries