Search Results

open access

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
open access

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
open access

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
open access

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
open access

Keep it Local: Retain More Teachers of Color By Helping Them Work Close to Where They Grew Up

Description: Policy brief sharing results from a study that looked at how new teacher retention patterns are predicted by the distance between the high school the teacher graduated from and the school where they were first employed.
Date: September 6, 2023
Creator: Edwards, Wesley L.; Kirksey, Jacob J.; Burden, Kafarra Q. L. & Miller, Alexis
Partner: UNT College of Education
open access

Teacher-Principal Ethnoracial Matching Keeps New Teachers in their Classrooms

Description: Policy brief sharing research for the potential for teacher-principal ethnoracial matching to improve outcomes such as teacher satisfaction and retention rates.
Date: September 6, 2023
Creator: Edwards, Wesley L.; Anderson, Cornelius Q.; Miller, Alexis & Burden, Kafarra Q. L.
Partner: UNT College of Education
open access

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
open access

Advanced Data Analytics Academic Program Review

Description: This report summarizes an evaluation of the UNT Libraries' Advanced Data 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 a… more
Date: July 28, 2023
Creator: Harker, Karen
Partner: UNT Libraries
open access

Chemistry Academic Program Review

Description: This report summarizes an evaluation of the UNT Libraries' Chemistry-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 progra… more
Date: July 28, 2023
Creator: Harker, Karen
Partner: UNT Libraries
open access

Computer Science and Computer Engineering Academic Program Review

Description: This report summarizes an evaluation of the UNT Libraries' Computer Science and Computer 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 resea… more
Date: July 28, 2023
Creator: Harker, Karen
Partner: UNT Libraries
open access

Educational Psychology, Special Education, and Human Development and Family Science Academic Program Review

Description: This report summarizes an evaluation of the UNT Libraries' Educational Psychology, Special Education, and Human Development and Family 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… more
Date: July 28, 2023
Creator: Harker, Karen
Partner: UNT Libraries
open access

Interdisciplinary Studies Academic Program Review

Description: This report summarizes an evaluation of the UNT Libraries' Interdisciplinary 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… more
Date: July 28, 2023
Creator: Harker, Karen
Partner: UNT Libraries
open access

Linguistics and ESL Academic Program Review

Description: This report summarizes an evaluation of the UNT Libraries' Linguistics and ESL-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 acade… more
Date: July 28, 2023
Creator: Harker, Karen
Partner: UNT Libraries
open access

Physics Academic Program Review

Description: This report summarizes an evaluation of the UNT Libraries' Physics-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… more
Date: July 28, 2023
Creator: Harker, Karen
Partner: UNT Libraries
open access

Public Health and the Health Services Administration Academic Program Review

Description: This report summarizes an evaluation of the UNT Libraries' Public Health and the Health Services Administration-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 curricula… more
Date: July 28, 2023
Creator: Harker, Karen
Partner: UNT Libraries
open access

Rehabilitation Counseling Academic Program Review

Description: This report summarizes an evaluation of the UNT Libraries' Rehabilitation Counseling-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… more
Date: July 28, 2023
Creator: Harker, Karen
Partner: UNT Libraries
open access

Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Teaching and Learning: Insights and Recommendations

Description: "This report addresses the clear need for sharing knowledge and developing policies for “Artificial Intelligence,” a rapidly advancing class of foundational capabilities which are increasingly embedded in all types of educational technology systems and are also available to the public. We will consider “educational technology” (edtech) to include both (a) technologies specifically designed for educational use, as well as (b) general technologies that are widely used in educational settings. Rec… more
Date: May 2023
Creator: United States. Office of Educational Technology.
Partner: UNT Libraries
open access

National Artificial Intelligence Research and Development Strategic Plan 2023 Update

Description: "This document includes relevant text from the 2016 and 2019 national AI R&D strategic plans, along with updates prepared in 2023 based on Administration and interagency evaluation of the National AI R&D Strategic Plan: 2019 Update as well as community responses to a Request for Information on updating the Plan. The 2019 strategies were broadly determined to be valid going forward. The 2023 update adds a new Strategy 9, which establishes a principled and coordinated approach to international co… more
Date: May 2023
Creator: National Science and Technology Council (U.S.). Select Committee on Artificial Intelligence.
Partner: UNT Libraries
open access

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
open access

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
open access

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
open access

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
open access

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 re… more
Date: October 14, 2022
Creator: Harker, Karen
Partner: UNT Libraries
open access

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 pro… more
Date: October 14, 2022
Creator: Harker, Karen
Partner: UNT Libraries
Back to Top of Screen