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Design Thinking Redux: Leveraging Creativity for Innovative Solutions

Description: Presentation for the 2019 University of North Texas Open Access Symposium. This hands-on workshop focuses on using design thinking methodology to prototype solutions to the access to justice gap. The workshop cultivate participants’ creative problem-solving skillset (including prototype innovative solutions to an A2J issue discussed earlier in the Symposium) and empower them to lead their own initiative at their home institutions.
Date: May 18, 2019
Creator: Laskowski, Casandra M. & Raker, Kelli
Partner: UNT Libraries

Mind the Gaps: Promoting Open and Equal Access to Justice for All

Description: Presentation for the 2019 University of North Texas Open Access Symposium. This presentation argues that open access to legal information drives access to justice. Based on the first hand experience of one of the busiest public law libraries in the country, leveraging technology and library budgets to move legal forms and information from behind paywalls can open the courthouse doors for those who cannot afford legal representation. Speakers provide practical examples from their experiences at a metropolitan public law library to showcase the opportunities for bridging justice gaps with open access.
Date: May 17, 2019
Creator: Lawson, Joseph D. & Holmes, Heather
Partner: UNT Libraries

Open Access to Primary Legal Materials and their Impact on Access to Justice in Texas

Description: Presentation for the 2019 University of North Texas Open Access Symposium. This presentation explores whether Open Access is an Answer for Access to Justice in general. In particular, it highlights the implication of open access to Primary Legal Materials on Access to Justice in the state of Texas.
Date: May 17, 2019
Creator: Moseley, Becky
Partner: UNT Libraries

Access to Justice: Emerging Tech Solutions

Description: Presentation for the 2019 University of North Texas Open Access Symposium. This presentation highlights emerging technologies that are currently addressing barriers to justice, ranging from open casebooks to artificial intelligence functionality for open legal data repositories, and how these types of emerging tech can level the playing field for all stakeholders in the justice system. .
Date: May 18, 2019
Creator: Gambill, Agnes
Partner: UNT Libraries

After the Mandates & Manifestos, What Next? The Denton Declaration at 5

Description: Video of the panel session "After the Mandates & Manifestos, What Next? The Denton Declaration at 5" at the 2017 Open Access Symposium. This video discusses the origin of the Denton Declaration and current initiatives regarding open data.
Date: May 19, 2017
Creator: Keralis, Spencer D. C.; Gonzales, Melissa; Weimer, Katherine Hart; Rondelli, Michael; Mirza, Rafia & Halbert, Martin
Partner: UNT Libraries

Preservation of and Access to Government Information and Data: Accounts from the Field

Description: Video of the panel session "Preservation of and Access to Government Information and Data: Accounts from the Field" for the 2017 Open Access Symposium with presentations on the End of Term Archive, the US Government Publishing Office, the Data Refuge initiative, and the Preservation of Electronic Government Information group.
Date: May 19, 2017
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward; Walls, David; Janz, Margaret & Laster, Shari
Partner: UNT Libraries

Regional and Local Data

Description: Video of the panel session "Regional and Local Data" at the 2017 Open Access Symposium. This video discusses the use of geospatial data at regional and local levels.
Date: May 19, 2017
Creator: Dailey, George; Tiwari, Chetan & Ramirez, Daniela
Partner: UNT Libraries

What Kind of Information Is Available From the Federal Government

Description: Video of the panel session "What Kind of Information is Available From the Federal Government" for the 2017 Open Access Symposium. This panel includes discussion of access to the National Library of Medicine through the University of North Texas Health Science Center, and information available through the US Census Bureau, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, and the US Patent and Trademark Office.
Date: May 19, 2017
Creator: Burgard, Daniel E.; Privett, Susana; Abbot, Cheryl & Shimabuku, Hope
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Life-Changing Magic of OpenRefine: The Open-Source Art of Data Decluttering and Organizing

Description: Presentation for the 2017 UNT Open Access Symposium. This presentation provides an overview of a workshop on using OpenRefine to make sense of data, standardize, correct, and rearrange data elements, automate tedious editing, and prepare data for export to other platforms for a variety of uses.
Date: May 18, 2017
Creator: Feustle, Maristella
Partner: UNT Music Library