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Guide to Options for ETD Programs (open access)

Guide to Options for ETD Programs

Chapter from Guidance Documents for Lifecycle Management of ETDs. This chapter describes ETD access policies and intellectual property issues, deposit procedures, repository system options, ETD program management and ETD program services.
Date: March 21, 2014
Creator: Halbert, Martin
System: The UNT Digital Library
HAM: A Hybrid Aquisitions Model for Public Libraries (open access)

HAM: A Hybrid Aquisitions Model for Public Libraries

This book chapter discusses how to operationalize acquisitions through a discussion of various models of acquisitions, encompassing budgeting, working with vendors, selection, ordering, receiving, processing, and overall administration of the process.
Date: 2014
Creator: Brannon, Sian
System: The UNT Digital Library
Hero or “Prince of Darkness”? Locating Peer Jacob Svenkerud in an Attributions-Based Typology of Whistleblowers (open access)

Hero or “Prince of Darkness”? Locating Peer Jacob Svenkerud in an Attributions-Based Typology of Whistleblowers

This book chapter explores how whistleblowers are typified and understood by key stakeholders.
Date: 2021
Creator: Richardson, Brian K.
System: The UNT Digital Library
Hiring and Training Graduate Assistants for the Academic Library (open access)

Hiring and Training Graduate Assistants for the Academic Library

Book chapter discussing hiring and training graduate assistants for the academic library.
Date: 2011
Creator: O'Toole, Erin
System: The UNT Digital Library
How to Hook a Hottie: Teenage Boys, Hegemonic Masculinity, and Cosmo Girl! Magazine (open access)

How to Hook a Hottie: Teenage Boys, Hegemonic Masculinity, and Cosmo Girl! Magazine

This book chapter discusses different media texts targeted at a different audience, magazines written for an audience of teenaged girls, which also work to naturalize male sexuality as aggressive and predatory. The authors study advice columns and articles in these magazines that depict teenaged boys as sexually forceful and emotionally stunted, and that encourage girl readers to expect and enable such behaviors.
Date: 2011
Creator: Enck-Wanzer, Suzanne M. & Murray, Scott A.
System: The UNT Digital Library
Hybrid Approach for Energy-Aware Synchronization (open access)

Hybrid Approach for Energy-Aware Synchronization

This book chapter discusses a time synchronization scheme for wireless sensor networks that aims to save sensor battery power while maintaining network connectivity for as long as possible.
Date: December 2010
Creator: Akl, Robert G.; Saravanos, Yanos & Haidar, Mohamad
System: The UNT Digital Library
IamWe: Digital Storytelling, Personal Journeys, and Praxis (open access)

IamWe: Digital Storytelling, Personal Journeys, and Praxis

This chapter discusses the practice of digital storytelling as it relates to personal growth among high school youth who were part of the IamWe program.
Date: 2017
Creator: Nuñez-Janes, Mariela & Franco, David Oliveira, Jr.
System: The UNT Digital Library
Inclusivity Instead of Exclusivity: The Role of MOOCs for College Credit (open access)

Inclusivity Instead of Exclusivity: The Role of MOOCs for College Credit

This book chapter reviews the extant model, programs, and available outcomes for the massive open online course (MOOC) credit acceptance process.
Date: 2018
Creator: Baker, Rose M.; Passmore, David L. & Mulligan, Brian Martin
System: The UNT Digital Library
Initiation and maintenance of callus and cell suspension cultures (open access)

Initiation and maintenance of callus and cell suspension cultures

Book chapter discussing the initiation and maintenance of callus and cell suspension cultures.
Date: 1995
Creator: Franklin, C. I. & Dixon, R. A.
System: The UNT Digital Library
Introduction: Gender Equity in STEM in Higher Education: International Perspectives on Policy, Institutional Culture, and Individual Choice (open access)

Introduction: Gender Equity in STEM in Higher Education: International Perspectives on Policy, Institutional Culture, and Individual Choice

This introduction presents an overview of the key concepts discussed in the subsequent chapters of this book. The book provides an international overview of access and success for women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) undergraduate programs. It focuses on women’s share of STEM graduates to explore trends and compare women’s enrollment in STEM to men’s enrollment in STEM and to higher education in general. The book focuses on the expansion of higher education in Taiwan as it relates to the improved participation of women in STEM tertiary education and in the STEM labor market. It focuses on the persistence of gender inequality in undergraduate engineering education in Germany by analyzing individual factors that contribute to women’s tendency to consider but then opt out of engineering. The book describes several challenges to gender-based equity in STEM in a post-Soviet context and offer multiple policy suggestions for improvement.
Date: July 12, 2021
Creator: Ro, Hyun; Ramon, Elizabeth J. & Fernandez, Frank
System: The UNT Digital Library
Introduction to the Law and the American Legal System (open access)

Introduction to the Law and the American Legal System

This book chapter offers an introduction to the law and the American legal system.
Date: 2015
Creator: King, Kimi L. & Leuzinger, Julie
System: The UNT Digital Library
Lead-Cooled Fast Reactor (LFR) Design: Safety, Neutronics, Thermal Hydraulics, Structural Mechanics, Fuel, Core, and Plant Design (open access)

Lead-Cooled Fast Reactor (LFR) Design: Safety, Neutronics, Thermal Hydraulics, Structural Mechanics, Fuel, Core, and Plant Design

Fifth chapter from "A Compendium of Reactor Technology" discussing the history and design of lead-cooled fast reactors in nine sections: Lead-cooled Fast Reactor (LFR) Development, Design Criteria and General Specifications, Neutronics, Lead Properties, Compatibility of Structural Materials with Lead, Core, Reactor System, Decay Heat Removal System, and Nuclear Island.
Date: February 22, 2010
Creator: Smith, Craig; Cinotti, L.; Artoli, C. & Grasso, G.
System: The UNT Digital Library
“Liberated from Serfdom”: Willis Conover and the Tallinn Jazz Festival of 1967 (open access)

“Liberated from Serfdom”: Willis Conover and the Tallinn Jazz Festival of 1967

This book chapter presents the Charles Lloyd Quartet’s performance at the 1967 Tallinn Jazz Festival, which broke the “stagecraft” of prior jazz diplomacy with the Soviet Union, and proceeded despite numerous official attempts to derail it, as a case study in the effectiveness of Willis Conover’s approach over the twelve years since his Voice of America program began in 1955.
Date: 2018
Creator: Feustle, Maristella
System: The UNT Digital Library
[Listing of Impairments: Immune System] (open access)

[Listing of Impairments: Immune System]

An excerpt from a listing of impairments book including an immune system chapter describing the HIV infection and its symptoms.
Date: 1993
Creator: unknown
System: The UNT Digital Library
Maintaining Quality Metadata: Toward Effective Digital Resource Lifecycle Management (open access)

Maintaining Quality Metadata: Toward Effective Digital Resource Lifecycle Management

Book chapter on maintaining quality metadata and effective digital resource lifecycle management.
Date: 2008
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
System: The UNT Digital Library
Media and Communication (open access)

Media and Communication

This book chapter discusses media and communication. As core features of humanity, communication and media clearly predate academic disciplines. They are in this sense non-disciplinary. Yet, they have for centuries been the subject of inquiry by those concerned to understand and improve human correspondence. This chapter surveys the historical development and present form of multi-, inter-, and transdisciplinary studies of media and communication.
Date: July 2010
Creator: Briggle, Adam & Christians, Clifford G.
System: The UNT Digital Library
Mentoring Graduate Assistants in the Academic Library (open access)

Mentoring Graduate Assistants in the Academic Library

Book chapter discussing mentoring graduate assistants in the academic library.
Date: 2011
Creator: O'Toole, Erin
System: The UNT Digital Library
Metabolomics and Gene Identification in Plant Natural Product Pathways (open access)

Metabolomics and Gene Identification in Plant Natural Product Pathways

Book chapter on metabolomics and gene identification in plant natural product pathways.
Date: 2006
Creator: Dixon, R. A.; Achnine, Lahoucine; Deavours, Bettina E. & Naoumkina, Marina A.
System: The UNT Digital Library
Metadata Enhancement Through Name Authority in the UNT Digital Library (open access)

Metadata Enhancement Through Name Authority in the UNT Digital Library

This book chapter contains a case study discussing the University of North Texas Libraries' implementation of name authority control in the UNT Digital Library as a means of increasing metadata records' quality and consistency, and of improving end-user retrieval.
Date: March 2016
Creator: Tarver, Hannah & Phillips, Mark Edward
System: The UNT Digital Library
Metadata for ETD Lifecycle Management (open access)

Metadata for ETD Lifecycle Management

Chapter from Guidance Documents for Lifecycle Management of ETDs. This chapter describes the roles of metadata in facilitating the ETD lifecycle, methods to capture metadata manually and automatically, examples of programs using metadata to enhance ETD access, and strategies to manage metadata over time.
Date: March 21, 2014
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
System: The UNT Digital Library
Metaphoric Analysis of a Shipyard Union Dispute: Theory and Method in the Cultural Analysis of Collective Action (open access)

Metaphoric Analysis of a Shipyard Union Dispute: Theory and Method in the Cultural Analysis of Collective Action

This book chapter discusses the metaphoric analysis of a shipyard union dispute and the theory and method in the cultural analysis of collective action. Rather than treating grievances and political opportunities, given, and exogenous to organized movement groups, cultural analysts of social movements have recently focused on cognitive and linguistic processes by which factors relevant to collective behavior are themselves interpreted collectively.
Date: February 2009
Creator: Ignatow, Gabriel
System: The UNT Digital Library
Mme Riccoboni Épistolière-Romancière L'Épître-Préface à Garrick et les Lettres de Mme de Sancerre (open access)

Mme Riccoboni Épistolière-Romancière L'Épître-Préface à Garrick et les Lettres de Mme de Sancerre

Book chapter on the novelist Madame Riccoboni with letters by Madame de Sancerre and a letter addressed to David Garrick.
Date: 2007
Creator: Kaplan, Marijn S.
System: The UNT Digital Library
Modeling and Analysis Using Computational Tools (open access)

Modeling and Analysis Using Computational Tools

This book chapter presents two special algorithms, Mean Value Analysis and Convolution Algorithm, for the analysis of closed queuing networks, and an introduction to simulation techniques that are widely used in analyzing queuing systems in general.
Date: 2007
Creator: Akl, Robert G. & Kavi, Krishna M.
System: The UNT Digital Library
Monolignol Biosynthesis and its Genetic Manipulation: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly (open access)

Monolignol Biosynthesis and its Genetic Manipulation: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Book chapter manuscript on monolignol biosynthesis and its genetic manipulation.
Date: 2013
Creator: Dixon, R. A.; Reddy, M. S. Srinivasa & Gallego-Giraldo, Lina
System: The UNT Digital Library