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Communication Skills for the 21st Century

Description: Coursebook developed for pre-intermediate to intermediate English language learners. The course focuses on improving students' reading, listening and speaking skills. There is a focus on teaching discreet skills such as main idea, supporting details, making inferences, identifying referents and using context clues while reading. Specific speaking strategies are taught to improve fluency. Academic vocabulary is taught explicitly and implicitly. Book A topics: sleep, fashion, historical figures Ruby Bridges and Harriet Tubman Book B topics: Distractions, family, and the World Cup
Date: 2022
Creator: Geary, Shannon
Partner: University of North Texas
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A Chat with ChatGPT: How will AI and GPT impact scholarly publishing?

Description: Working paper exploring ChatGPT. It begins with an introduction to ChatGPT and then proceeds into a transcript of a conversation with the platform about it and related AI technologies’ impact on the future of scholarly publishing, before concluding with some discussion on the further implications.
Date: January 2023
Creator: Lund, Brady, 1994-
Partner: UNT College of Information

Access Services 2.0 through Employee-Directed Planning

Description: Presentation discusses utilizing participatory leadership techniques such as circle practice and World Cafe´ to enhance employee involvement in organizational planning. Access Services employees were empowered to participate in setting goals, future planning, and restructuring the department. The details of the process, lessons learned, and challenges will be shared. It was presented at the 2022 Access Services Conference held in Atlanta, Georgia.
Date: November 16, 2022
Creator: Keshmiripour, Setareh & Knox, Briana
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Creating a Sustainable Professional Development Program

Description: Article describing a professional development program for academic librarians at a large research university that has been operating continuously for eight years. Multiple components of the program and their related practices and procedures contribute to its longevity and continuing relevance for librarians.
Date: December 8, 2022
Creator: O'Toole, Erin; Sassen, Catherine; Willis, Shannon; Guerrero, Steven & Berg, Jeremy
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Research Excursion of a Lifetime: How Serge Jaroff's Choir of Don Cossack Refugees Burnished My Reference Arsenal

Description: Presentation script for a talk given at the Texas Chapter of the Music Library Association's (TMLA) annual fall meeting held in 2022. The presentation focuses on the speaker's exhaustive research into Serge Jaroff's Choir of Don Cossack Refugees and how it has helped her serve her patrons better.
Date: November 4, 2022
Creator: Arnold, Donna M.
Partner: UNT Music Library

Filling the Gap: A Focus on Accessibility and Curriculum in Equipment Lending

Description: Presentation discussing the steps taken to create a new circulating collection of equipment items, from needs assessment and item selection to circulation and promotion. Best practices for cataloging, circulation, and item storage will be discussed. Presenters share a LibGuide created to enhance the discoverability of the collection and discuss decisions made about content and format. The presenters also highlight project successes, as well as some of the challenges faced and lessons learned. It was presented at the 2022 Access Services Conference held in Atlanta, Georgia.
Date: November 16, 2022
Creator: Knox, Briana & Akers, Emily
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Biological Sciences Academic Program Review

Description: This report summarizes an evaluation of the UNT Libraries' Biological Sciences collection to determine if the collection is adequately serving patron needs. It was generated as part of the UNT Libraries’ contributions to the university’s Academic Program Reviews, which are conducted by the Accreditation office in the Division of Planning. The UNT Libraries’ Collection Assessment Department evaluated collections’ ability to meet the curricular and research needs of the academic programs being reviewed. They assessed current needs based on course descriptions and research outputs, defined the scope of information needed based on this needs assessment, and evaluated the Libraries’ holdings in these subject areas against the usage, qualitative listings, and requests for materials from other libraries. Specific recommendations for collection development are provided based on the results of these analyses.
Date: October 14, 2022
Creator: Harker, Karen
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Digital Communication Analytics Academic Program Review

Description: This report summarizes an evaluation of the UNT Libraries' Digital Communication Analytics-related resources and materials to determine if the collection is adequately serving patron needs. It was generated as part of the UNT Libraries’ contributions to the university’s Academic Program Reviews, which are conducted by the Accreditation office in the Division of Planning. The UNT Libraries’ Collection Assessment Department evaluated collections’ ability to meet the curricular and research needs of the academic programs being reviewed. They assessed current needs based on course descriptions and research outputs, defined the scope of information needed based on this needs assessment, and evaluated the Libraries’ holdings in these subject areas against the usage, qualitative listings, and requests for materials from other libraries. Specific recommendations for collection development are provided based on the results of these analyses.
Date: October 14, 2022
Creator: Harker, Karen
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Data Science Academic Program Review

Description: This report summarizes an evaluation of the UNT Libraries' Data Science-related resources and materials to determine if the collection is adequately serving patron needs. It was generated as part of the UNT Libraries’ contributions to the university’s Academic Program Reviews, which are conducted by the Accreditation office in the Division of Planning. The UNT Libraries’ Collection Assessment Department evaluated collections’ ability to meet the curricular and research needs of the academic programs being reviewed. They assessed current needs based on course descriptions and research outputs, defined the scope of information needed based on this needs assessment, and evaluated the Libraries’ holdings in these subject areas against the usage, qualitative listings, and requests for materials from other libraries. Specific recommendations for collection development are provided based on the results of these analyses.
Date: October 14, 2022
Creator: Harker, Karen
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Electrical Engineering Academic Program Review

Description: This report summarizes an evaluation of the UNT Libraries' Electrical Engineering-related resources and materials to determine if the collection is adequately serving patron needs. It was generated as part of the UNT Libraries’ contributions to the university’s Academic Program Reviews, which are conducted by the Accreditation office in the Division of Planning. The UNT Libraries’ Collection Assessment Department evaluated collections’ ability to meet the curricular and research needs of the academic programs being reviewed. They assessed current needs based on course descriptions and research outputs, defined the scope of information needed based on this needs assessment, and evaluated the Libraries’ holdings in these subject areas against the usage, qualitative listings, and requests for materials from other libraries. Specific recommendations for collection development are provided based on the results of these analyses.
Date: October 14, 2022
Creator: Harker, Karen
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Latina/o and Mexican American Studies (LMAS) Academic Program Review

Description: This report summarizes an evaluation of the UNT Libraries' Latina/o and Mexican American Studies-related resources and materials to determine if the collection is adequately serving patron needs. It was generated as part of the UNT Libraries’ contributions to the university’s Academic Program Reviews, which are conducted by the Accreditation office in the Division of Planning. The UNT Libraries’ Collection Assessment Department evaluated collections’ ability to meet the curricular and research needs of the academic programs being reviewed. They assessed current needs based on course descriptions and research outputs, defined the scope of information needed based on this needs assessment, and evaluated the Libraries’ holdings in these subject areas against the usage, qualitative listings, and requests for materials from other libraries. Specific recommendations for collection development are provided based on the results of these analyses.
Date: October 14, 2022
Creator: Harker, Karen
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Journalism Academic Program Review

Description: This report summarizes an evaluation of the UNT Libraries' Journalism-related resources and materials to determine if the collection is adequately serving patron needs. It was generated as part of the UNT Libraries’ contributions to the university’s Academic Program Reviews, which are conducted by the Accreditation office in the Division of Planning. The UNT Libraries’ Collection Assessment Department evaluated collections’ ability to meet the curricular and research needs of the academic programs being reviewed. They assessed current needs based on course descriptions and research outputs, defined the scope of information needed based on this needs assessment, and evaluated the Libraries’ holdings in these subject areas against the usage, qualitative listings, and requests for materials from other libraries. Specific recommendations for collection development are provided based on the results of these analyses.
Date: October 14, 2022
Creator: Harker, Karen
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Political Science Academic Program Review

Description: This report summarizes an evaluation of the UNT Libraries' Political Science-related resources and materials to determine if the collection is adequately serving patron needs. It was generated as part of the UNT Libraries’ contributions to the university’s Academic Program Reviews, which are conducted by the Accreditation office in the Division of Planning. The UNT Libraries’ Collection Assessment Department evaluated collections’ ability to meet the curricular and research needs of the academic programs being reviewed. They assessed current needs based on course descriptions and research outputs, defined the scope of information needed based on this needs assessment, and evaluated the Libraries’ holdings in these subject areas against the usage, qualitative listings, and requests for materials from other libraries. Specific recommendations for collection development are provided based on the results of these analyses.
Date: October 14, 2022
Creator: Harker, Karen
Partner: UNT Libraries
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TWU-UNT Joint Master of Social Work Academic Program Review

Description: This report summarizes an evaluation of the UNT Libraries' Social Work-related resources and materials to determine if the collection is adequately serving patron needs. It was generated as part of the UNT Libraries’ contributions to the university’s Academic Program Reviews, which are conducted by the Accreditation office in the Division of Planning. The UNT Libraries’ Collection Assessment Department evaluated collections’ ability to meet the curricular and research needs of the academic programs being reviewed. They assessed current needs based on course descriptions and research outputs, defined the scope of information needed based on this needs assessment, and evaluated the Libraries’ holdings in these subject areas against the usage, qualitative listings, and requests for materials from other libraries. Specific recommendations for collection development are provided based on the results of these analyses.
Date: October 14, 2022
Creator: Harker, Karen
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Studio Art Academic Program Review

Description: This report summarizes an evaluation of the UNT Libraries' Studio Art-related resources and materials to determine if the collection is adequately serving patron needs. It was generated as part of the UNT Libraries’ contributions to the university’s Academic Program Reviews, which are conducted by the Accreditation office in the Division of Planning. The UNT Libraries’ Collection Assessment Department evaluated collections’ ability to meet the curricular and research needs of the academic programs being reviewed. They assessed current needs based on course descriptions and research outputs, defined the scope of information needed based on this needs assessment, and evaluated the Libraries’ holdings in these subject areas against the usage, qualitative listings, and requests for materials from other libraries. Specific recommendations for collection development are provided based on the results of these analyses.
Date: October 14, 2022
Creator: Harker, Karen
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Technical Communication Academic Program Review

Description: This report summarizes an evaluation of the UNT Libraries' Technical Communication-related resources and materials to determine if the collection is adequately serving patron needs. It was generated as part of the UNT Libraries’ contributions to the university’s Academic Program Reviews, which are conducted by the Accreditation office in the Division of Planning. The UNT Libraries’ Collection Assessment Department evaluated collections’ ability to meet the curricular and research needs of the academic programs being reviewed. They assessed current needs based on course descriptions and research outputs, defined the scope of information needed based on this needs assessment, and evaluated the Libraries’ holdings in these subject areas against the usage, qualitative listings, and requests for materials from other libraries. Specific recommendations for collection development are provided based on the results of these analyses.
Date: October 14, 2022
Creator: Harker, Karen
Partner: UNT Libraries
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With great power comes great responsibility: Libraries & publishers providing accessible content

Description: Article reporting on a panel session of the same title from the Charleston Conference 2021. The panelists revealed how their organizations implemented accessibility initiatives that provide print disabled users with greater access to online content, and the author provides an overview of their discussion.
Date: June 16, 2022
Creator: Dawson, Jill
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Long and Winding Road of an Assessment Committee

Description: Presentation on the experiences of an academic library assessment committee at the UNT Libraries. It includes the committee's development, challenges, and lessons. It was presented at the 2022 Library Assessment Conference held virtually on November 1-3, 2022.
Date: November 2, 2022
Creator: Harker, Karen; Miles, Chassidy & Brannon, Sian
Partner: UNT Libraries

Defining Data Literacy: An Empirical Study of Data Literacy Dimension

Description: Poster on an analysis of publications from 2002-2021 on data literacy to identify relevant topics and trends. This is a part of preliminary work done to support a proposal for an Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) grant. It was presented at the 2021 Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) Annual Conference held virtually September 20-24, 2021.
Date: September 21, 2021
Creator: Kim, Jeonghyun; Hong, Lingzi & Evans, Sarah
Partner: UNT College of Information

A Comparative Analysis of Data Literacy Competency Frameworks

Description: Poster on a comparative analysis of data literacy competency frameworks. Seven competency frameworks were selected for in-depth analysis, and the results are compiled in a table. This work is part of an Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) grant. It was presented at the 2022 Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) Annual Conference held October 24-26, 2022.
Date: October 25, 2022
Creator: Kim, Jeonghyun & Berka, Catrina
Partner: UNT College of Information

Escape/Breakout Room for Juvenile Collection

Description: Presentation of on the development of a virtual escape/breakout room by librarians at UNT to increase visibility and knowledge of the juvenile collection. This presentation provides a framework for content creation and lessons learned. It was presented at the 2022 Brick & Click Conference held on November 4, 2022.
Date: November 4, 2022
Creator: Monahan, Jo
Partner: UNT Libraries
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