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The Select Committee on Energy Independence & Global Warming

Description: Website for the United States Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming including information about the Committee, hearings and publicattions, and other resources related to research into managing the effects of petroleum reliance and global warming.
Date: 2011~
Creator: United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming.
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

The Handbook of Texas

Description: Digital encyclopedia maintained by the Texas State Historical Association documenting historic and modern people, places and events in Texas history, along with curated sets of entries and information about related resources.
Date: 2023
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit
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Dysphoric History: A Trans/Historical Approach

Description: Video recording of a presentation by Dr. Gabrielle M.W. Bychowski which unpacks how dysphoria has been an organizing pattern within trans literature since the premodern period, predating the adoption of the term within the modern medical sciences, and she emphasizes the need for critical trans literary and historical theory to better identify and analyze trans history and narratives that have been silenced in archives. The event was organized for LGBTQ History Month and held virtually on Novemb… more
Date: November 14, 2022
Duration: 1 hour 21 minutes 57 seconds
Creator: Bychowski, Gabrielle
Partner: University of North Texas
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Whose button is this?

Description: Children's book about Tinny Tim who sets out to return a lost button. Along the way he goes on an adventure, has a miraculous escape, and makes new friends.
Date: unknown
Creator: Kennedy, Paul; Woolley, James & Gale, Louise
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Pengiuns

Description: Children's non-fiction book about penguins. Several types of penguins are described with their eating habits, natural habitats, physical desriptions, and family structure.
Date: 2014
Creator: La Croix, Aleyna; Jones, Michael A.; Bradley, Hannah & Hall, Chelsea E.
Partner: UNT Libraries
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It's all the cat's fault!

Description: Children's e-book about a boy who could not complete his homework because of a certain mischievous cat.Discover what happened to him and see how one thing can lead to another, and another, and another...
Date: 2015
Creator: Ravishankara, Anushka
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Danny the dragon

Description: Children's e-book about Danny the Dragon who loses his fire. He learns and important lesson as he struggles to get it back.
Date: 2015/2016
Creator: Atreya, Rasana; Gurajada, Sunaad Krishna & Kuriyan, Priya
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Ranger Ideal Volume 3: Texas Rangers in the Hall of Fame, 1898–1987

Description: Established in Waco in 1968, the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum honors the iconic Texas Rangers, a service that has existed, in one form or another, since 1823. Thirty-one individuals—whose lives span more than two centuries—have been enshrined in the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame. They have become legendary symbols of Texas and the American West. In The Ranger Ideal Volume 3, Darren L. Ivey presents capsule biographies of the twelve inductees who served Texas in the twentieth century. In the… more
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Date: July 2021
Creator: Ivey, Darren L.
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Proud Warriors: African American Combat Units in World War II

Description: During World War II, tens of thousands of African Americans served in segregated combat units in U.S. armed forces. The majority of these units were found in the U.S. Army, and African Americans served in every one of the combat arms. They found opportunities for leadership unparalleled in the rest of American society at the time. Several reached the field grade officer ranks, and one officer reached the rank of brigadier general. Beyond the Army, the Marine Corps refused to enlist African Ame… more
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Date: October 2021
Creator: Bielakowski, Alexander M.
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Dirty Eddie's War: Based on the World War II Diary of Harry "Dirty Eddie" March, Jr., Pacific Fighter Ace

Description: Dirty Eddie’s War is the true account of the war-time experiences of Harry Andrew March, Jr., captured by way of diary entries addressed to his beloved wife, Elsa. Nicknamed “Dirty Eddie” by his comrades, he served as a member of four squadrons operating in the South Pacific, frequently under difficult and perilous conditions. Flying initially from aircraft carriers covering the landings at Guadalcanal in August 1942, he was one of the first pilots in the air over the island and then later base… more
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Date: August 2021
Creator: Cook, Lee
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Texas Ranger Captain William L. Wright

Description: William L. Wright (1868–1942) was born to be a Texas Ranger, and hard work made him a great one. Wright tried working as a cowboy and farmer, but it did not suit him. Instead, he became a deputy sheriff and then a Ranger in 1899, battling a mob in the Laredo Smallpox Riot, policing both sides in the Reese-Townsend Feud, and winning a gunfight at Cotulla. His need for a better salary led him to leave the Rangers and become a sheriff. He stayed in that office longer than any of his predecessors i… more
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Date: September 2021
Creator: McCaslin, Richard B.
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John B. Denton: the Bigger-than Life Story of the Fighting Parson and Texas Ranger

Description: Denton County and the City of Denton are named for pioneer preacher, lawyer, and Indian fighter John B. Denton, but little has been known about him. He was an orphan in frontier Arkansas who became a circuit-riding Methodist preacher and an important member of a movement of early settlers bringing civilization to North Texas. After becoming a ranger on the frontier, he ultimately was killed in the Tarrant Expedition, a Texas Ranger raid on a series of villages inhabited by various Caddoan and o… more
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Date: October 2021
Creator: Cochran, Mike
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Rare Integrity: A Portrait of L. W. Payne, Jr.

Description: Leonidas Warren Payne, Jr. (1873-1945), counted Robert Frost among his friends and a member of the inner circle of poets who embraced him and sought his advice. He altered forever the perception of Texas when he created the Texas Folklore Society that continues to record, publish, and promote Texas history, myth, music, and customs. He guided J. Frank Dobie back into The University of Texas fold, where Dobie produced his finest work and established a voice for Texas literature. L. W. Payne, Jr.… more
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Date: November 2021
Creator: Alexander, Hansen
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Times Remembered: the Final Years of the Bill Evans Trio

Description: In the late 1970s legendary pianist Bill Evans was at the peak of his career. He revolutionized the jazz trio (bass, piano, drums) by giving each part equal emphasis in what jazz historian Ted Gioia called a “telepathic level” of interplay. It was an ideal opportunity for a sideman, and after auditioning in 1978, Joe La Barbera was ecstatic when he was offered the drum chair, completing the trio with Evans and bassist Marc Johnson. In Times Remembered, La Barbera and co-author Charles Levin pro… more
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Date: September 2021
Creator: LaBarbera, Joe & Levin, Charles
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The Bell Ringer

Description: This is the story of Victor Rodriguez, star track athlete and San Antonio educator. From his earliest days in South Texas in the 1940s he broke many barriers. As a football player and track star he set records and won trophies at Edna High School, at Victoria College, and at North Texas State College. At each stage of his education, he often found himself the only Mexican American in his group. He developed his sports prowess from nine years of early morning running to the church in Edna, to ri… more
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Date: November 2021
Creator: Rodriguez, Victor
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Detailed Description of the UNT Libraries Metadata Elements

Description: Print-out of webpages describing the usage and formatting guidelines for metadata elements used in the UNT Libraries' Digital Collections in 2005. It includes a brief introductory explanation of metadata at UNT, guidelines for descriptive and preservation elements, and related administrative information.
Date: April 27, 2005
Creator: University of North Texas. Libraries. Digital Projects Department
Partner: UNT Libraries

End of Term Presidential Harvest 2020

Description: This is the collection of WARCs created by the University of North Texas Libraries for the End of Term Presidential Harvest 2020, an effort by the Library of Congress, Environmental Data and Governance Initiative, the University of North Texas Libraries, the Internet Archive, Stanford University Libraries, the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, and the U.S. Government Printing Office to preserve public United States Government web sites at the end of the presidential term that … more
Date: 2020-12-17/2021-02-04
Creator: University of North Texas. Libraries.
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit
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Poe Studies Association Online Forums: Poe in the Classroom

Description: This video features a set of presentations organized by Dr. John Edward Martin and hosted by Dr. Amy Branam Armiento on the topic of “Poe in the Classroom”, as shared during a September 2021 meeting of the Poe Studies Association as part of their monthly Online Forums sessions. In it, the presenters shared examples of how they’ve taught Poe in a variety of college classes across the curriculum The presentation is followed by a discussion with other members of the Poe Studies Association.
Date: September 17, 2021
Duration: 1 hour 25 minutes 09 seconds
Creator: Martin, John Edward; Branam Armiento, Amy; Sweeney, Susan Elizabeth; Engel, William; Dern, John; Scherman, Timothy et al.
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Endangered But Not Too Late: The State of Digital News Preservation

Description: Right now, a clock is ticking on the longevity of your news content. … For born-digital content, it’s a clock that could strike midnight at any moment when a disk drive or database fails, a power supply dies or a server is corrupted or compromised, wiping out content in the blink of an eye. This report includes a User’s Guide to finding and understanding what’s in each section, followed by a concise Background on how the switch to digital publishing, and the collapse of old business models help… more
Date: April 19, 2021
Creator: McCain, Edward; Mara, Neil; Van Malssen, Kara; Carner, Dorothy; Reilly, Bernard; Willette, Kerri et al.
Partner: UNT Libraries
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