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[COVID-19 signage at a PetSmart store]

Description: Photograph of signage at the entrance to a PetSmart store. One sign states that face masks are required by local ordinance. Another sign states that customers should maintain six feet of distance between themselves and others.
Date: July 31, 2020
Creator: Gandara, Martha
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music cancellation notice letter]

Description: Photograph of a typed letter from Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music's Executive Director and Board President notifying the recipient about the cancellation of the summer event due to the "current imperative for “social distancing”" and issues regarding performers traveling.
Date: March 31, 2020
Creator: Bernaert, Angelica
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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Soybean Meal-Based Wood Adhesive Enhanced by Phenol Hydroxymethylated Tannin Oligomer for Exterior Use

Description: This article highlights a study of a bio adhesive was developed from soybean meal and larch tannin that was designed for exterior use. Phenol hydroxymethylated tannin oligomer (PHTO) was synthesized and then mixed with soybean meal flour in order to obtain a soybean meal-based adhesive (SPA). The results showed that the moisture absorption rate, residual rate, and solid content of SPA with 10 wt % PHTO (mass ratio with respect to the entire adhesive) were improved by 22.8%, 11.6%, and 6.8%, respectively, as compared with that of pure SPA.
Date: March 31, 2020
Creator: Chen, Mingsong; Zhang, Yi; Li, Yue; Shi, Sheldon; Li, Jianzhang; Gao, Qiang et al.
Partner: UNT College of Engineering

Conversation in Mande village of Azamgarh

Description: This is a conversation between four-five people. Maaz — accompanied by his father — visits his (late) paternal grandmother’s ancestral home in Mande village. His father and his grandmother’s sister-in-law have a conversation which was joined by her relatives too. Maaz finds the conversation quite interesting and decides to record it. It ranges from a discussion on the modern age and its issues on family members, religion, current issues, politics, etc.
Date: January 31, 2020
Duration: 13 minutes 56 seconds
Creator: Shaikh, Maaz
Partner: UNT College of Information

Monologue on Mande village

Description: This is a monologue on Mande village by Master Mohammad Khalid. The narrative is in the Northern (Mande) dialect of Azamgarhi. Frequent code-switching to Urdu can be easily heard even when pointed out to speak in the local language by the researcher in the beginning part of the recording.
Date: January 31, 2020
Duration: 2 minutes 10 seconds
Creator: Shaikh, Maaz
Partner: UNT College of Information

Story of a couple

Description: This is a story of a husband and wife who once had so little flour left in their house that only three chapatis could be made. The husband says that he will eat two chapatis, and the wife too says the same. A heated exchange took place between them, but they finally agreed that whoever speaks first will eat just one chapati while the other one, two. They lie down and silently stare at each other, and three days pass like this. The villagers, thinking of them being dead, go to their house, wrap them in a shroud and take them to the crematory. At last, the husband says to the wife, okay two chapatis for you!
Date: January 31, 2020
Duration: 2 minutes
Creator: Shaikh, Maaz
Partner: UNT College of Information

Story of a king and three sisters

Description: This is a story about a king who once takes a walk in his kingdom to check if everyone there is pleased with him. He finds three sisters wishing that if they marry the royal cook, the vizier, and the king, their lives will change forever. This happens, and the king marries the younger sister. She gives birth to a child whom the elder sister replaces with a kitten and leaves him flowing in the river. This happens thrice. The children were found by a gardener who brings them up very well. The story, which is in the Northern (Mandē) dialect with some instances of code-switching to Urdu, continues further.
Date: January 31, 2020
Duration: 9 minutes 02 seconds
Creator: Shaikh, Maaz
Partner: UNT College of Information

Story of Master Sahib

Description: This is a story of a teacher who once — while teaching his students — says, “I have made you human from donkey by beating, but you don’t understand.” A washerman who had no children passes by and hears this. He then approaches the teacher and pleads with him to turn a donkey into a son for his sake. The teacher agrees to this and asked him to return after six months. The washerman returns after six months and asks for his son. The teacher replies that he taught and trained him so much that he became a judge at the Allahabad High Court. The washerman then visits the court, and the story continues.
Date: January 31, 2020
Duration: 2 minutes 11 seconds
Creator: Shaikh, Maaz
Partner: UNT College of Information

Assessing a Professional Development Program for Academic Librarians

Description: This presentation describes how measures of need, participation, satisfaction, and impact are used to assess many aspects of a professional development program in a large academic library. It was presented at the Mountain Plains Library Association Conference of 2019 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Date: October 31, 2019
Creator: Harker, Karen; O'Toole, Erin & Sassen, Catherine
Partner: UNT Libraries

Cataloging for Makerspaces

Description: This poster shares how makerspace items are cataloged by UNT Libraries and how they benefit the library. It was presented at the Mountain Plains Library Association 2019 Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Date: October 31, 2019
Creator: Robson, Diane; Sassen, Catherine & Yanowski, Kevin
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Episode 27: Dr. Bert Hayslip

Description: Interview with Dr. Bert Hayslip for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) podcast. In this episode, Susan interviews Dr. Bert Hayslip, Regents Professor Emeritus in UNT’s Psychology Department. Dr. Hayslip explains how an experience he had in a nursing home as a child motivated him to pursue a career working with older adults. He discusses with Susan some of the influences on memory and the ways in which we understand memory in later life. Dr. Hayslip explains why he dislikes the term “senior moment” and why he is a proponent of learning new skills to improve memory as we age.
Date: October 31, 2019
Duration: 41 minutes 42 seconds
Creator: Supak, Susan & Hayslip, Bert
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[1973 Cadillac Eldorado convertible with the Honest plate]

Description: Photograph of a 1973 Cadillac Eldorado Convertible with a license plate that reads, "Honest" and has long-horns on the hood of the car. This vehicle was parked outside in the Victory Hall parking lot, taken during the first tailgate of the 2019 football season on August 31, 2019, where the University of North Texas played against the Abilene Christian Wildcats.
Date: August 31, 2019
Creator: Esparza, Anna
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[1973 Cadillac Eldorado convertible with the Honest plate, 2]

Description: Photograph of a 1973 Cadillac Eldorado Convertible with a license plate that reads, "Honest" and has long-horns on the hood of the car. This vehicle was parked outside in the Victory Hall parking lot, taken during the first tailgate of the 2019 football season on August 31, 2019, where the University of North Texas played against the Abilene Christian Wildcats.
Date: August 31, 2019
Creator: Esparza, Anna
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity sign]

Description: Photograph of the Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity putting up their lawn signs and pitching up tents and booths up on The Hill. The photograph was taken during the first tailgate of the 2019 football season on The Hill just outside the east entrance of Apogee Stadium and north of the Victory Hall parking lot, on August 31, 2019, where the University of North Texas played against the Abilene Christian Wildcats.
Date: August 31, 2019
Creator: Esparza, Anna
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity sign, 2]

Description: Photograph of the Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity putting up their lawn signs and pitching up tents and booths up on The Hill. The photograph was taken during the first tailgate of the 2019 football season on The Hill just outside the east entrance of Apogee Stadium and north of the Victory Hall parking lot, on August 31, 2019, where the University of North Texas played against the Abilene Christian Wildcats.
Date: August 31, 2019
Creator: Esparza, Anna
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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