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Generative Artificial Intelligence in Canadian Post-Secondary Education: AI Policies, Possibilities, Realities, and Futures

Description: Report examining "faculty member and administrator perspectives on Generative Artificial Intelligence (AI), which is a technology popularized by ChatGPT that uses machine learning to process data and produce new content, including audio, code, images, text, simulations, and videos" (p. 2).
Date: 2023
Creator: Veletsianos, George
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Artificial Intelligence Action Plan

Description: This report highlights the increasing prevalence and potential of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies in various aspects of life, projecting a significant impact on the global economy by 2030. However, it also addresses concerns regarding the potential misuse of AI, such as infringing on human rights and exacerbating biases. USAID's AI Action Plan emphasizes responsible AI use, advocating for inclusive development and equitable application while prioritizing the strengthening of digital e… more
Date: May 2022
Creator: United States. Agency for International Development
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on the Future of Workforces in the European Union and the United States of America

Description: Report on an economic study related to artificial intelligence: "This report is intended to highlight the economics behind AI-driven technological change with a particular focus on the institutional and policy decisions that will shape its future impact on the workforce. [...] Parts I and II of this report introduce AI and document its widespread adoption in the European Union and the United States; part III focuses on AI’s impact on labor; part IV contains case studies on hiring and logistic… more
Date: December 2022
Creator: European Commission
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Artificial Intelligence Risk Management Framework (AI RMF 1.0)

Description: This report outlines a framework for risk management in the context of artifiical intelligence including people, processes, infrastructure, and data.
Date: January 2023
Creator: National Institute of Standards and Technology (U.S.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Blueprint for an AI Bill of Rights: Making Automated Systems Work for the American People

Description: White House Office of Science and Technology Policy has identified five principles that should guide the design, use, and deployment of automated systems to protect the American public in the age of artificial intelligence. The Blueprint for an AI Bill of Rights is a guide for a society that protects all people from these threats--and uses technologies in ways that reinforce our highest values. Responding to the experiences of the American public, and informed by insights from researchers, tech… more
Date: October 2022
Creator: United States. Offie of Science and Technology Policy
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Artificial Intelligence: An Accountability Framework for Federal Agenices and Other Entities

Description: This report describes an accountability framework for artificial intelligence (AI). The framework is organized around four complementary principles and describes key practices for federal agencies and other entities that are considering and implementing AI systems. Each practice includes a set of questions for entities, auditors, and third-party assessors to consider, along with audit procedures and types of evidence for auditors and third-party assessors to collect.
Date: June 2021
Creator: United States. Government Accountability Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Artificial Intelligence in Health Care: Benefits and Challenges of Machine Learning Technologies for Medical Diagnostics

Description: Report discussing currently available machine learning (ML) medical diagnostic technologies for five selected diseases, emerging ML medical diagnostic technologies, challenges affecting the development and adoption of ML technologies for medical diagnosis, and policy options to help address challenges in the use of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies in health care (Part One). Part Two presents a framework for evaluating and promoting provider adoption of new AI-assisted diagnostic decisi… more
Date: September 2022
Creator: United States. Government Accountability Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Artificial Intelligence: Emerging Opportunities, Challenges, and Implications

Description: Report representing the results of a Comptroller General forum on recent developments in the area of artificial intelligence (AI) - and key implications regarding potential benefits, challenges to realizing these benefits, and resulting policy implications and research priorities.
Date: March 2018
Creator: United States. Government Accountability Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Artificial Intelligence in Health Care: Benefits and Challenges of Machine Learning in Drug Development

Description: Artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) is a set of technologies that includes automated systems able to perform tasks that normally require human intelligence, such as visual perception, speech recognition, and decision-making. AI/ML has promising applications in health care, including drug development. For example, it may have the potential to help identify new treatments, reduce failure rates in clinical trials, and generally result in a more efficient and effective drug develop… more
Date: December 2019
Creator: United States. Government Accountability Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Science and Tech Spotlight: Deepfakes

Description: Document summarizing deepfake technology and highlighting opportunities, challenges, and policy questions related to the development of this technology.
Date: February 2020
Creator: United States. Government Accountability Office. Science, Technology Assessment, and Analytics.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Final Report of the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol

Description: "This report will provide greater detail about the multistep effort devised and driven by Donald Trump to overturn the 2020 election and block the transfer of power. Building on the information presented in our hearings earlier this year, we will present new findings about Trump's pressure campaign on officials from the local level all the way up to his Vice President, orchestrated and designed solely to throw out the will of the voters and keep him in office past the end of his elected term." … more
Date: December 2022
Creator: United States. Congress. House. Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The Naming Commission - Final Report to Congress, Part III: Renaming Department of Defense Assets

Description: Report summarizing the recommendations of The Naming Commission's findings as mandated by the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021, which mandates the removal of names, symbols, displays, monuments and paraphernalia that honor or commemorate the Confederate States of America. "Part III of the Naming Commission 's Final Report .... contains recommendations for the disposition of all Confederacy-affiliated and named Department of Defense assets not already covered" in previous … more
Date: September 2022
Creator: United States. Naming Commission.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The Naming Commission - Final Report to Congress, Part II: U.S. Military Academy and U.S. Naval Academy

Description: Report summarizing the recommendations of The Naming Commission's findings regarding military academies in the United States as mandated by the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021, which mandates the removal of names, symbols, displays, monuments and paraphernalia that honor or commemorate the Confederate States of America. "Part II of the Naming Commission 's Final Report .... addresses assets on the United States Military Academy (USMA) at West Point and the United States … more
Date: August 2022
Creator: United States. Naming Commission.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The Naming Commission - Final Report to Congress, Part I: United States Army Bases

Description: Report summarizing the recommendations of The Naming Commission's findings regarding army bases as mandated by the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021, which mandates the removal of names, symbols, displays, monuments and paraphernalia that honor or commemorate the Confederate States of America. "Part 1 of the three-part Naming Commission Final Report .... recommends new names for nine military bases (Fort Hood, Texas; Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Fort Rucker, Alabama; Fort P… more
Date: August 2022
Creator: United States. Naming Commission.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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ST JOHN'S Cemetery: A report detailing how Denton County Commissioner Hub Clark stole a cemetery from a Pilot Point freedpersons community in 1938.

Description: This report was submitted to the Denton County Commissioner’s Court on December 12, 2023. The independent research contained herein was inspired by a collaborative community effort to highlight the emerging historical narrative of the St. John's freed-persons community of Pilot Point, its unexplained disappearance in the 1930s, and the events that led to the community's cemetery becoming landlocked and inaccessible to the public for more than eighty years.
Date: December 12, 2023
Creator: Luther Rummel, Jessica
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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University of North Texas Research and Innovation Annual Report, 2021

Description: Annual report for the University of North Texas (UNT) Division of Research and Innovation including an overview of the Division and strategic plan, ongoing research, programs of study, and accomplishments of individual units as well as statistical breakdowns of enrollment, grant funding, and other operational information.
Date: 2021
Creator: University of North Texas. Division of Research and Innovation.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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Management Advisory Report: Enhancing the Electronic Tax Law Assistance Program

Description: Final report documenting the results of an audit review to identify enhancements and "best practices" to assist the Internal Revenue Service with replying to taxpayer questions more accurately and efficiently.
Date: September 2000
Creator: United States. Office of the Inspector General for Tax Administration.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Making Our Library Spaces More Accessible: Accessible Furniture for Sycamore Library: Final Report

Description: This report details the feedback from library users and staff, collected via a survey of students with disabilities and a separate survey of library employees, highlighted a need for more accessible furniture in library spaces. The project members purchased various selections of library furniture during the grant period, and staff observed and recorded how users engaged with the new furniture. The project outcome details the recorded observations of users interacting with furniture from the tea… more
Date: September 29, 2023
Creator: Rowe, Jennifer; Venner, Mary Ann & Sittel, Robbie
Partner: UNT Libraries
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The Music Library Picture Show: Creating a "Third Place" for Denton Students: Final Report

Description: Report states that the aim of the Music Library Picture Show demonstration was to learn about how event programming affects student attitudes about the library and to position the library as a viable "third place" for UNT students and visiting high school students. The project members promoted the events with the assistance of UNT Libraries Communications and Marketing which includes posters, small flyers, lawn signs, etc. Their results discuss the outcome of various events put on by the librar… more
Date: October 6, 2023
Creator: Sprabary, Meghan & Wolski, Kristin A.
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Creating an Inclusive Environment for Student-Parents

Description: This report asserts that college students who are also parenting young children often face additional challenges on their path to academic success. The authors of the report state that UNT libraries begin addressing these challenges through two initiatives: circulating toys and books for young children and hosting designated study hours for student-parents, funded by a Dean's Innovation Grant for $2500.
Date: 2023
Creator: Brents, Madison & Akers, Emily
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Holistic Collection Assessment

Description: This report asserts that the UNT Libraries has been making efforts to address the vestiges of systemic oppression of socially and politically minoritized populations. The project team members conducted a survey and a focus group, and they consulted with an advisory group consisting of representatives from the library, student affairs, and the professorate.
Date: September 30, 2022
Creator: Byrne, Sephra; Harker, Karen; Leuzinger, Julie & Rich, Jack
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Creating greater accessibility to special collections materials for patrons with vision disabilities

Description: Report asserts that the project aimed to create greater accessibility to archival and rare materials in UNT Special Collections for patrons with reduced or low vision disabilities through the purchase of Freedom Scientific's TOPAX XL HD desktop video magnifier and the creation of an accessibility station for the Judge Sarah T. Hughes Reading Room.
Date: August 31, 2023
Creator: May, Meagan
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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The Soundbox: A Music Engagement Lab

Description: Report asserts that The Soundbox was designed as a public space within the Music Library where UNT community members can engage with various types of music technology to learn and create. The overall goal was to utilize Music Library space for public use in a way that increases engagement.
Date: October 6, 2023
Creator: Huff, David; Wolski, Kristin A.; Fernandez, Sabino; Lemons, Justin & Sellers, Steven
Partner: UNT Music Library
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