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University of North Texas Libraries: Unit Strategic Plan FY07 - FY11

Description: Five-year strategic plan for the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries providing background information and outlining goals under six themes: information control related to the (1) electronic interface, (2) collections -- electronic and tangible, (3) instruction, and (4) outreach and marketing, as well as (5) library as place and (6) affect of service. It also includes assessment and financial implications of the plan.
Date: January 2006
Creator: Grose, B. Donald; Kelly, Melody; Paz, Susan; Wahl, Diane; Reis, Nancy; Belden, Dreanna et al.
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Window onto a Vanished World: Lahu texts from Thailand in the 1960’s

Description: This extremely valuable collection of texts in the Lahu language represents the language and culture in the 1960’s, a time when the heritage language and culture were still vibrant and not yet globalized, hence the title Window on a Vanished World. It is also one of the largest collections of texts in any Tibeto-Burman language. The texts are available as a book and online with the audio (originally from 1960’s magnetic tape). This is a massive achievement for all involved in the recording, con… more
Date: 2022
Creator: Matisoff, James A.; Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi; Lowe, John B. & Zhang, Charles
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Annotated Texts of the Languages of the Barak Valley: Thadou, Saihriem, Hrangkhol, Ranglong

Description: This inaugural volume of the CoRSAL Occasional Publications is a collection of traditional and personal texts in Thadou, Saihriem, Hrangkhol, and Ranglong, four languages of the Barak Valley region of Northeast India. The narratives were collected, transcribed, and translated by Dr. Pauthang Haokip, who is an Associate Professor of Linguistics at Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi, India and a member of the Thadou community. This text collection includes grammatical analysis presented in the fo… more
Date: 2021
Creator: Haokip, Pauthang; Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi; Burke, Mary & Heaton, Marty
Partner: UNT Libraries
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The Portal to Texas History Impact Report, 2016-2017

Description: Report describing statistics about the makeup and usage of The Portal to Texas History site, during the 2016-2017 year. It includes a statement from the university president, and a brief interview with historian Gregg Cantrell.
Date: Autumn 2017
Creator: University of North Texas. Libraries. External Relations.
Partner: UNT Libraries
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The lost generation: World War I poetry selected from the Donald Thomas War Poetry Collection

Description: Donald Lee Thomas was born in Dallas, Texas in 1943. Before graduating high school he enlisted, at age 17, in the U.S. Navy, serving several tours of duty before being ordered to Vietnam in 1968. There he served as part of Medical Unit Self-Contained Transportable ONE, a joint Navy and Marine Corps crew which operated an experimental infl atable hospital with jet turbine engines. He was awarded the Navy Achievement Medal with Combat “V” for his service in Vietnam. In 1972 Mr. Thomas graduated w… more
Date: 2017
Creator: University of North Texas Libraries, Special Collections
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Special Education: A Beginner's Guide to Serving All Students

Description: This collection of writings from preservice teachers at the University of North Texas is intended as a brief guide to special education. Through an interview with special education expert and diagnostician, Jennifer Cantu, M.Ed., unpack nuances within the field of special education. Intended to be both a starting point and an ongoing reference source for educators new to service of special needs students, this book seeks to instill a sense of direction, pride, and accomplishment as ones take so… more
Date: 2017
Creator: Watson, Cindy; Cantu, Jennifer & Nancy Terry, Nancy
Partner: UNT Libraries
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"Independent Original and Progressive": Celebrating 125 Years of UNT

Description: Joshua C. Chilton first described UNT as “independent, original and progressive” in his inaugural speech opening the university in 1890. In the 125 years since then the university has more than lived up to his expectations. The University Archive holds countless photographs, artifacts and publications which tell the remarkable story of UNT from its beginnings in a downtown hardware store to its place today as the one of the nation’s largest public universities. This book features stories about … more
Date: 2016
Creator: Gieringer, Morgan Davis
Partner: UNT Libraries
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UNT Libraries Strategic Plan 2015-2018: A Plan to Continue Advancing the Research Value of the University of North Texas Libraries

Description: This document summarizes key strategic priorities for the UNT Libraries in the 2015 - 2018 period, and will inform planning activities during this time. This document lays out the primary directions that the UNT Libraries will undertake during four years. It builds on previous work and accomplishments, and serves as a transition guide for moving beyond the 2011-2015 strategic plan.
Date: 2015
Creator: Halbert, Martin; Hartman, Cathy Nelson; Belden, Dreanna; Brannon, Sian; Jackson, Scott; Parks, Sue et al.
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Through the Lenses of Ray Bankston and Don Shugart: Horse Photos from the University of North Texas Libraries

Description: The selected Horse Photos in this book represent samples images produced by the two most prolific equine photographers, Ray Bankston and Don Shugart between 1962 and 2000. While Ray Bankston and Don Shugart traveled extensively, many of their clients, including prominent ranches and prestigious performance horse events, were located in Texas, home of the American Quarter Horse Association, the National Cutting Horse Association, and the American Paint Horse Association. In addition to formal po… more
Date: 2015
Creator: Harrison, Sally
Partner: UNT Libraries
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University of North Texas Libraries: Willis Library Second Floor Renovation

Description: Report for the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries. At the request of Dean of Libraries, Dr. Martin Halbert, consultant Charles Forrest conducted a one-day site visit to the UNT Libraries on April 18, 2014. The site visit encompassed a brief tour of facilities, meeting with staff, a workshop with library staff, and a second workshop with a more broadly-based group of library staff, students, and other UNT stakeholders. The results of this site visit and recommendations are summarized in t… more
Date: May 22, 2014
Creator: Forrest, Charles
Partner: UNT Libraries
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UNT Libraries Strategic Plan Priorities FY 2014-2017: Key prospective Goal Areas for the UNT Libraries

Description: This report summarizes key strategic priorities for the UNT Libraries in the FY 2014-2017 period, and will inform planning activities during this time. This document should be read in close conjunction with other associated strategic planning documents of the UNT Libraries, including the following: 2014 Strategic Plan Alignment Map of UNT Libraries and Academic Affairs, UNT Libraries Strategic Plan 2011-2015, and UNT Press Strategic Plan 2014-2019. This document lays out the primary directions … more
Date: September 2014
Creator: Halbert, Martin & Hartman, Cathy Nelson
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Vann Victorian Collection: An Exhibit at UNT Libraries Special Collections

Description: The Vann Victorian Collection is a treasure of the University of North Texas Libraries and an exceptional resource for the study of Victorian literature. This exhibit showcases some pieces from the collection, including rare first editions, part-issue editions, and association copies. Dr. J. Don Vann, Professor Emeritus at UNT, curated this exhibit. Don and Dolores Vann began collecting Victorian books in 1962, when they acquired a first edition of Dickens’s Bleak House. They spent the summer o… more
Date: 2014
Creator: Vann, J. Don (Jerry Don), 1938-
Partner: UNT Libraries
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UNT Libraries Budget Increase Analysis 2013: A proposal to increase the budget of the University of North Texas Libraries to meet the needs of the campus

Description: Report put together at the invitation of the University of North Texas (UNT) President at the 2013 budget hearings. This report was prepared to inform a budget increase decision for the UNT Libraries.
Date: May 2013
Creator: Halbert, Martin; Hartman, Cathy Nelson & Paz, Susan
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Hidden Collections Redux: Summer 2013

Description: This report is offers an update on the hidden collections at the UNT Libraries. Its purpose is to serve as a true representation of the collections in the UNT Libraries with little or no access.
Date: 2013
Creator: Brannon, Sian; Parks, Sue; Phillips, Mark Edward & Sears, Suzanne
Partner: UNT Libraries
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UNT Libraries Strategic Plan 2011-2015: A Plan to Advance the Strategic Research Value of the University of North Texas Libraries

Description: This report discusses the five-year strategic plan for the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries to reach its goal of becoming a top tier research library by 2015. It includes an analysis of the status of the UNT Libraries in relation to the university campus strategic plan and to peer institutions. In addition, it provides an outline of the specific goals and targets adopted to reach top tier status, organized into five categories: Creative Partnerships, Innovative Services, Scholarly Ou… more
Date: October 2011
Creator: Halbert, Martin; Hartman, Cathy Nelson; Belden, Dreanna; Brannon, Sian; Jackson, Scott; Parks, Sue et al.
Partner: UNT Libraries
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University of North Texas Libraries Master Plan, Volume 1: Twenty Year Vision for the UNT Library Facilities

Description: First volume of a space-planning report by architectural consultants PSA-Dewberry, Inc. regarding the needs and vision of the University of North Texas Libraries in Denton, Texas. This volume contains: Executive Summary, A Vision for the UNT Libraries, Existing Facilities Assessment, Peer Institution Research, User Research, Preliminary Program Assessment, Planning Options, Sustainability, Construction Cost and Scheduling, and Appendix.
Date: November 2011
Creator: PSA-Dewberry, Inc.
Partner: UNT Libraries
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University of North Texas Libraries Master Plan, Volume 2: Building Assessment

Description: Second volume of a space-planning report by architectural consultants PSA-Dewberry, Inc. regarding the needs and vision of the University of North Texas Libraries in Denton, Texas. This volume contains: Executive Summary, Architectural Report, MEP Report, Structural Report, Life Safety Report, and Accessibility Report.
Date: November 2011
Creator: PSA-Dewberry, Inc.
Partner: UNT Libraries
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