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UNT Digital Libraries: Past, Present and Future

Description: This presentation gives an overview of various digital initiatives by the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries' Digital Projects Unit.
Date: April 25, 2011
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries

Reference Beyond the Desk: Nontraditional Modes of Reference

Description: This presentation discusses virtual reference services in libraries. The topics include virtual reference systems, with examples of what other institutions have adopted, collaborative virtual reference services with examples, and how reference librarians away from their desk and even off campus have developed new referencing services.
Date: April 15, 2011
Creator: Thomsett-Scott, Beth
Partner: UNT Libraries

Open Access at the UNT Libraries

Description: This presentation discusses the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries' Digital Library collection. It showcases the collections included in the UNT Digital Library, the statistics of use, and highlights the UNT Scholarly Works institutional repository.
Date: May 20, 2011
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries

Vendor Relations: From Both Sides

Description: This presentation discusses vendor services and relations both as a service provider and as a customer of vendor services, in relation to digital libraries.
Date: February 18, 2011
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries

Who Are These Unauthorized Immigrants and What Are We Going To Do About Them?

Description: This presentation is part of the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on Unauthorized Immigration. This presentation discusses immigration in the United States, unauthorized immigration, and policies in place on immigration.
Date: April 13, 2011
Creator: Martinez-Ebers, Valerie
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Digitization 101

Description: This presentation introduces topics related to digital libraries, including digital asset management, metadata, controlled vocabularies, and digital preservation.
Date: April 12, 2011
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries

How to Take Better Photographs: Control Quality by Controlling the Camera

Description: In this Tech Talk presentation, the authors demonstrate simple ways to improve a photograph by making use of camera controls and by considering location, lighting, and composition. The authors will introduce basic information about using manual camera settings to control aperture, shutter speed, and ISO, and the authors will discuss specific "shooting" situations such as portraits, group photos, and events.
Date: July 27, 2011
Creator: Jones, Jerrell & Hall, Nathan
Partner: UNT Libraries

Study Blue

Description: This presentation is part of the Eagle Commons Library CLC Workshop Series. It introduces Study Blue, an online study tool system. This article outlines what Study Blue can do, its features, and offers examples for how to navigate and best utilize the system.
Date: 2011
Creator: Jenkins, John
Partner: UNT Libraries

Assessing Student Critical Thinking Skills in Single Library Instruction Class

Description: Presentation for the 2011 Phoenix Staff Development Day discussing how to assess the critical thinking skills of students in single library instruction classes. The challenges and solutions are discussed, as well as a recommendation for, and example of, a library instruction worksheet that can be used.
Date: May 27, 2011
Creator: Byerly, Gayla
Partner: UNT Libraries

Connect With Your Part-Time Library Staff: Using Learning Styles to Individualize Training

Description: Presentation discussing ways in which supervisors can individualize their training of part-time library staff based on individual learning styles. Training techniques currently in practice at the University of North Texas (UNT), Willis Library, for part-time shelvers will be demonstrated as well as assessment methods utilized to determine the effectiveness of staff training.
Date: 2011
Creator: Leuzinger, Julie
Partner: UNT Libraries

Using Assessment Techniques to Guide Library Service Improvements

Description: This presentation discusses assessment techniques used to guide library service improvements. The assessments used are part of a triangulation method that uses three approaches of assessment in order to determine specific user needs and areas for improvement.
Date: May 27, 2011
Creator: Wahl, Diane; Avery, Elizabeth Fuseler & Downey, Annie
Partner: UNT Libraries

Selecting and Assessing Practicum Students

Description: This presentation discusses selecting and assessing practicum students, the goals and competencies, learning objectives, and gives examples of necessary skills.
Date: May 27, 2011
Creator: Brannon, Sian
Partner: UNT Libraries

Assessment of Library Support for Distance Learning at UNT

Description: Presentation for the 2011 American Library Association Annual Conference discussing assessments of library support for distance learning at the University of North Texas (UNT). The methods used include LibQUAL+ surveys, focus groups, and ethnographic studies.
Date: June 27, 2011
Creator: Wahl, Diane
Partner: UNT Libraries

TRAC, FDSys and putting it all together

Description: This presentation discusses TRAC, an open source web-based project management and bug tracking system, and the Federated Digital System (FDSys), an advanced digital system that authenticates, preserves, versions, and provides permanent public access to federal government information.
Date: October 18, 2011
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries

NCLB: The Myth, The History, The Reality

Description: This presentation is part of the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on No Child Left Behind. In this presentation, the author discusses the law's impact on curricula and student learning, particularly in mathematics.
Date: October 5, 2011
Creator: Tunks, Jeanne L.
Partner: UNT College of Education

Networking and Getting Involved Professionally

Description: This presentation discusses networking and career development. It includes information about becoming involved in professional organizations, attending conferences, creating business cards, and staying in contact with others in the profession.
Date: June 9, 2011
Creator: Hoffman, Starr
Partner: UNT Libraries

Introduction to the UNT Digital Collections

Description: Presentation on the University of North Texas (UNT) Digital Library and The Portal to Texas History. The topics include featured collections in The Portal to Texas History and in the UNT Digital Library, and the special collections of maps and their features and usage.
Date: October 1, 2011
Creator: Tarver, Hannah
Partner: UNT Libraries
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