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Preface (open access)

Preface

Preface to Knowledge Discovery and Data Design Innovation: Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Management (ICKM 2017), Dallas, Texas, USA, 25-26 October 2017.
Date: October 19, 2017
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw; Allen, Jeff M. & Hawamdeh, Suliman M.
System: The UNT Digital Library

Using eReaders to Enhance Literacy Instruction in the Content Areas

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This book chapter focuses on the use of ereaders as a learning tool to motivate and engage students, support content learning, and promote literacy development across content areas.
Date: 2015
Creator: Fang, Zhihui; Eutsler, Lauren; Coatoam Chapman, Suzanne & Qi, Yang
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
Considering the Impact of the WPA Outcomes Statement on Second Language Writers (open access)

Considering the Impact of the WPA Outcomes Statement on Second Language Writers

Book chapter on considerations on the impact of the Council of Writing Program Administrators (WPA) Outcomes Statement (OS) on second language writers. This chapter examines the extent to which the WPA OS reflects (or does not reflect) the presence and needs of second language writers.
Date: 2012
Creator: Matsuda, Paul Kei & Skinnell, Ryan
System: The UNT Digital Library
Reengineering The Portal to Texas History (open access)

Reengineering The Portal to Texas History

This book chapter reports on a case study on the activities, findings, and lessons learned during a project that replaced the legacy Digital Asset Management (DAM) system of The Portal to Texas History at the University of North Texas Libraries with an open source system.
Date: 2013
Creator: Murray, Kathleen R.; Phillips, Mark Edward; Hicks, William; Weng, Neena & Belden, Dreanna
System: The UNT Digital Library
Vanillin Biosynthesis - Not as Simple as it Seem? (open access)

Vanillin Biosynthesis - Not as Simple as it Seem?

Book chapter on vanillin biosynthesis. The author gives an introduction to vanillin biosynthesis, the multiple pathways to vanillin, and the way forward.
Date: November 23, 2010
Creator: Dixon, R. A.
System: The UNT Digital Library
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
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
Theses and Dissertations from Print to ETD: The Nuances of Preserving and Accessing Those in Music (open access)

Theses and Dissertations from Print to ETD: The Nuances of Preserving and Accessing Those in Music

Book chapter discussing the unique challenges of digitizing music theses and dissertations.
Date: 2014
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw & Hartsock, Ralph
System: The UNT Digital Library
Skins and Bones: The Horror of the Real (open access)

Skins and Bones: The Horror of the Real

This book chapter examines the ways in which horror, as an aesthetic mode or sentiment, is bound to an experiential perception of "the real."
Date: March 25, 2013
Creator: Martin, John
System: The UNT Digital Library

A snare in every human path: "Tamerlane" and the Paternal Scapegoat

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This book chapter examines Edgar Allan Poe's poem "Tamerlane" through Poe's reimagination of the artist-as-scapegoat figure as a viable alternative for preserving artistic integrity in the face of paternal and literary authority.
Date: September 5, 2013
Creator: Martin, John
System: The UNT Digital Library
Facilitating Discovery and Use of Digital Cultural Heritage Resources with Folksonomies: A Review (open access)

Facilitating Discovery and Use of Digital Cultural Heritage Resources with Folksonomies: A Review

This article explores the strengths and limitations of folksonomies through traditional indexing and taxonomies with an emphasis on the history of cultural heritage information retrieval.
Date: June 2014
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw & Rorissa, Abebe
System: The UNT Digital Library

Characteristics of Tweets about African Cultural Heritage

This article investigates broad characteristics of tweets about African cultural heritage with possible implications for marketing by cultural heritage administrators and other stakeholders.
Date: May 20, 2016
Creator: Rorissa, Abebe; Assefa, Shimelis & Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
System: The UNT Digital Library
The Evolution of Publishing Agreements at the University of Michigan Library (open access)

The Evolution of Publishing Agreements at the University of Michigan Library

Book chapter on the evolution of publishing agreements at the University of Michigan Library. Taking as an example an open-access journal with a single editor, this chapter discusses the various configurations of rights agreements used by the University of Michigan Library throughout the evolution of its publishing operation, the advantages of the various models, and the reasons for moving from one to another.
Date: March 2015
Creator: Hawkins, Kevin S.
System: The UNT Digital Library

Documenting Institutional Knowledge Through TRAC Self-Audit: A Case Study

Book chapter on the Trusted Repository Audit and Checklist (TRAC) process through the lens of contextual dimensions within knowledge management, using the case study of the University of North Texas Libraries.
Date: October 26, 2017
Creator: Krahmer, Ana; Andrews, Pamela; Tarver, Hannah; Phillips, Mark Edward & Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
System: The UNT Digital Library
Students Collaborate to Develop Educational Green-Clothing Label (open access)

Students Collaborate to Develop Educational Green-Clothing Label

This book chapter describes a project to develop an informative green label that outlines the impact of a product on the environment, to help inform the consumer considering buying the product.
Date: 2011
Creator: Gam, Hae Jin; Ma, Yoon Jin & Ciaccio, Elizabeth
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
Carbon-14 Bomb Pulse Dating (open access)

Carbon-14 Bomb Pulse Dating

Abstract: Atmospheric testing of nuclear weapons during the 1950s and early 1960s doubled the concentration of carbon-14 in the atmosphere and created a pulse that labeled everything alive since 1955 as carbon moved up the food chain. The variation in carbon-14 concentration in time is well-documented and can be used to chronologically date all biological materials since the mid-1950s.
Date: June 15, 2012
Creator: Buchholz, Bruce A.
System: The UNT Digital Library
Radiocarbon Dating (open access)

Radiocarbon Dating

Abstract: Radiocarbon dating can be used to determine the age of objects that contain components that were once alive. In the case of human remains, a radiocarbon date can distinguish between a crime scene and an archaeological site. Documents, museum artifacts and art objects can be dated to determine if their age is correct for the historical context. A radiocarbon date does not confirm authenticity, but it can help identify a forgery.
Date: May 25, 2012
Creator: Buchholz, Bruce 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
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
Out of the Oven and into the (Reusable) Bag: Sous-Vide Book Delivery (open access)

Out of the Oven and into the (Reusable) Bag: Sous-Vide Book Delivery

This is a section of The Sustainable Library's Cookbook, which is a collection of sustainable activities for academic libraries. This particular section explores sustainable practices in the Access Services Department at the University of North Texas.
Date: November 18, 2019
Creator: Brand, Rebecca; Cornell, Emily; Cunningham, Chris; Johnston, Pamela & Keshmiripour, Setareh
System: The UNT Digital Library
Tower Cakes for Ranking Subscription Resources (open access)

Tower Cakes for Ranking Subscription Resources

This book chapter contains a recipe detailing a method to evaluate subscription-based resources based on objective data and subjective input.
Date: 2017
Creator: Harker, Karen; Enoch, Todd & Crawford, Laurel
System: The UNT Digital Library
Preserving Our Collections, Preserving Our Missions (open access)

Preserving Our Collections, Preserving Our Missions

This book chapter discusses digital collection preservation. The authors provide a philosophical base for cultural memory organizations' need to participate in distributed digital preservation solutions as community-owned and community-led initiatives. This chapter will be useful for all readers, particularly those with questions about the value of collaborative engagement in the digital arena for cultural memory organizations.
Date: 2010
Creator: Halbert, Martin & Skinner, Katherine
System: The UNT Digital Library