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
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
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
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
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
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
Open (Flu) Season: A Case Study of The American Influenza Epidemic of 1918: A Digital Encyclopedia (open access)

Open (Flu) Season: A Case Study of The American Influenza Epidemic of 1918: A Digital Encyclopedia

Book chapter discussing a project by the University of Michigan's Center for the History of Medicine (CHM) in partnership with the University of Michigan Library's MPublishing division, to create an open source digital collection of archival, primary, and interpretive materials related to the history of the 1918 influenza pandemic in the United States.
Date: July 31, 2013
Creator: Judkins, Julie
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
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
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
Educating the Community: Preserving Tomorrow's Treasures Today (open access)

Educating the Community: Preserving Tomorrow's Treasures Today

This book chapter discusses educating communities. and preserving tomorrow's treasures today. Librarians, curators, archivists, and volunteers work hard to conserve and preserve materials as they are added to their collections, insuring that the materials can be safely used. However, not all genealogical and historical information is held in cultural institutions; unknown numbers of valuable information sources reside with individuals and in residences. By educating the community today on how to protect the treasures in their care, we have the potential to minimize the repairs needed for these items in the future.
Date: April 5, 2012
Creator: Phillips, Jessica
System: The UNT Digital Library
Performance Practice: Crafting a Historically Informed Interpretation of Nouvelles Poésies (open access)

Performance Practice: Crafting a Historically Informed Interpretation of Nouvelles Poésies

This book chapter discusses performance practice and crafting a historically informed interpretation of "Nouvelles Poésies."
Date: November 20, 2014
Creator: Justice, Andrew
System: The UNT Digital Library