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A Journal of One's Own: Developing an Innovative, Values-Driven Open Journal (open access)

A Journal of One's Own: Developing an Innovative, Values-Driven Open Journal

Book chapter sharing the authors' experiences with establishing a values-driven open journal and look at ways these values can be incorporated into the bones of a journal.
Date: 2023
Creator: Keralis, Spencer D. C. & Martin, John Edward
System: The UNT Digital Library
Engaging with the IR Remotely (open access)

Engaging with the IR Remotely

Book chapter exploring approaches and methods of engaging with an institutional repository (IR) remotely.
Date: December 2023
Creator: Johnson-Freeman, Whitney R. & Scott, Megan E.
System: The UNT Digital Library
Definition and Goals of Descriptive Linguistic Fieldwork (open access)

Definition and Goals of Descriptive Linguistic Fieldwork

Book chapter defining descriptive linguistic fieldwork, explores tasks that fall under this definition, outlines goals of descriptive linguistic fieldwork, and identifies aspirations and limitations of linguistic fieldworkers.
Date: 2011
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi & de Reuse, Willem
System: The UNT Digital Library

A Systematic Review of the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Learning Environment of Immigrant English Learners in the United States

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Book chapter examining how unequal access to the internet and technology impacted the school context including teachers, students, parents, and administrators, and how English Learners from immigrant backgrounds navigated this experience. Implications apply to education stakeholders to reduce inequities in online learning contexts.
Date: July 2023
Creator: Sari, Gulhan Ceran & Eutsler, Lauren
System: The UNT Digital Library
Preface [of the Handbook of Research on the Global View of Open Access and Scholarly Communications] (open access)

Preface [of the Handbook of Research on the Global View of Open Access and Scholarly Communications]

Preface of the Handbook of Research on the Global View of Open Access and Scholarly Communications. The Handbook of Research on the Global View of Open Access and Scholarly Communications articulates OA concepts and issues while demystifying the state-of-the-art knowledge domain in the areas of OA and scholarly communications from diverse perspectives as well as implications for the information and knowledge society.
Date: April 2022
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
System: The UNT Digital Library
The Role of Open Access in Enhancing Equitable Curricula and Research Outputs: Global Context (open access)

The Role of Open Access in Enhancing Equitable Curricula and Research Outputs: Global Context

Book chapter exploring the changing publishing paradigms, particularly the role of OA and how increasing open dissemination of scholarly outputs can reduce inequities in curricula and research activities.
Date: April 2022
Creator: Ford, Angela Y. & Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
System: The UNT Digital Library
Providing Open Access to Heterogeneous Information Resources without Compromising Privacy and Data Confidentiality (open access)

Providing Open Access to Heterogeneous Information Resources without Compromising Privacy and Data Confidentiality

Book chapter discussing challenges raised by concerns about ensuring long-term access to digital resources verses data confidentiality and balancing the right level of data security that addresses compliance requirements in the context of libraries and cultural heritage institutions.
Date: 2020
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw & Helge, Kris
System: The UNT Digital Library
Open Access Initiatives in Ethiopia's Higher Learning Institutions (open access)

Open Access Initiatives in Ethiopia's Higher Learning Institutions

Book chapter outlining the state of OA policies and practices in Ethiopia's higher learning institutions.
Date: April 2022
Creator: Beyene, Melkamu; Tekle, Solomon Mekonnen & Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
System: The UNT Digital Library
Mapping Texts: Examining the Effects of OCR Noise on Historical Newspaper Collections (open access)

Mapping Texts: Examining the Effects of OCR Noise on Historical Newspaper Collections

Book chapter that documents the “Mapping Texts” project, an experiment focused on the problem of OCR noise in historical newspapers.
Date: 2023
Creator: Torget, Andrew J., 1978-
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
Blowing the Whistle Is Laden With Risk (open access)

Blowing the Whistle Is Laden With Risk

This book chapter explores perceptions of risk and responses to organizational wrongdoing.
Date: 2021
Creator: McGlynn, Joseph
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
A Comprehensive Approach to Addressing Gender Equity in STEM Subjects at Four-Year Universities in England (open access)

A Comprehensive Approach to Addressing Gender Equity in STEM Subjects at Four-Year Universities in England

This chapter explores gender disparities in enrollment and persistence in STEM undergraduate education in England. The authors examine the difference in early educational achievement in mathematics and science subjects and students’ plan to study STEM subjects by gender. They also examine women’s odds of studying STEM subjects in England after controlling for academic performance and social class characteristics. The authors also particularly test gendered differences in studying STEM at prestigious Russell Group universities. Finally, the authors highlight factors that policy makers, researchers, instructors, and STEM workforce members should consider to close gender gaps in STEM undergraduate education.
Date: July 12, 2021
Creator: Ro, Hyun; Fernandez, Frank & Alcott, Benjamin
System: The UNT Digital Library
STEM Bachelor's Degree Attainment among Women of Color in the United States: Using Geographic Analysis for Gender and Racial Equity Research (open access)

STEM Bachelor's Degree Attainment among Women of Color in the United States: Using Geographic Analysis for Gender and Racial Equity Research

This chapter showcases a study that examines the relationship between STEM bachelor’s degree attainment, particularly focusing on women of color, and the opportunities of higher education and STEM higher education within local communities across the United States. The authors analyze two large-scale national data sets, the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the American Community Survey (ACS), to conduct a location-level analysis. The authors then offer implications that target women of color who live in places that lack opportunities in higher education.
Date: July 12, 2021
Creator: Ro, Hyun; Meng, Yi & Zhu, Qiong
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
Conclusion: Unique but Transferable Approaches for Pursuing Gender Equity in STEM in Higher Education across the World (open access)

Conclusion: Unique but Transferable Approaches for Pursuing Gender Equity in STEM in Higher Education across the World

In this chapter, the authors offer suggestions for how policymakers and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) educators may apply unique but potentially transferrable strategies. Finally, the authors suggest directions for innovative research and policy for pursuing gender equity in STEM fields after the economic and educational turmoil caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Date: July 12, 2021
Creator: Ro, Hyun; Ramon, Elizabeth J. & Fernandez, Frank
System: The UNT Digital Library
1:1 iPads in 1st Grade: Two-Year Case Study of a Teacher's Concerns, Use, and Innovation Configuration (open access)

1:1 iPads in 1st Grade: Two-Year Case Study of a Teacher's Concerns, Use, and Innovation Configuration

This chapter reports the findings of a two-year case study of how one first-grade teacher in a Florida charter school with 1:1 iPads progresses through stages of concerns and levels of use to achieve technological innovation. Findings inform technology integration practices and emphasize the importance of acknowledging change concerns associated with technology acceptance.
Date: 2019
Creator: Eutsler, Lauren
System: The UNT Digital Library
The Power of Images: From Postmodern Art to Memes (open access)

The Power of Images: From Postmodern Art to Memes

This chapter examines the elements of visual grammar used in advertising media and postmodern art that is now used to create powerful memes.
Date: 2021
Creator: Barham, Rebecca; Guo, Xuan & Mikler, Armin R.
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
Teaming up with Your Graduate School for Academic and Career Success (open access)

Teaming up with Your Graduate School for Academic and Career Success

As libraries continue to reinvent themselves to remain relevant, spaces, services, and instruction targeted specifically for the needs of the graduate student community are essential. This chapter describes how the Library Research Support Services Department (LRSS) of the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries has collaborated with The Toulouse Graduate School (TGS) to support graduate students through the process of achieving the following three milestones: (1) writing the dissertation or thesis proposal, (2) completing the writing of the dissertation or thesis, and (3) developing an elevator speech for potential employers.
Date: 2018
Creator: O'Toole, Erin; Barham, Rebecca; Monahan, Jo & Smith, Susan
System: The UNT Digital Library
Scholarly Communications Librarian (open access)

Scholarly Communications Librarian

The Future Academic Librarian’s Toolkit is a thorough handbook designed to guide future academic librarians from library school through first several years. This chapter specifically focused on scholarly communications librarian, which is a relatively recent area of professional focus for academic librarians.
Date: 2019
Creator: Martin, John Edward
System: The UNT Digital Library
Adaptive Control Optimization of Cutting Parameters for High Quality Machining Operations based on Neural Networks and Search Algorithms (open access)

Adaptive Control Optimization of Cutting Parameters for High Quality Machining Operations based on Neural Networks and Search Algorithms

This book chapter presents an Adaptive Control with Optimization (ACO) system for optimising a multi-objective function based on material removal rate, quality loss function related to surface roughness, and cutting-tool life subjected to surface roughness specifications constraint.
Date: October 1, 2008
Creator: Abellan, J. V.; Romero, F.; Siller Carrillo, Héctor Rafael; Estruch, A. & Vila, C.
System: The UNT Digital Library
Disrupting Labor in Digital Humanities; or, The Classroom Is Not Your Crowd (open access)

Disrupting Labor in Digital Humanities; or, The Classroom Is Not Your Crowd

This chapter critiques the use of student labor on digital humanities projects in and out of the classroom.
Date: November 6, 2018
Creator: Keralis, Spencer D. C.
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