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Neural Dynamics: Criticality, Cooperation, Avalanches and Entrainment between Complex Networks (open access)

Neural Dynamics: Criticality, Cooperation, Avalanches and Entrainment between Complex Networks

Book chapter discussing neural dynamics and the criticality, cooperation, avalanches and entrainment between complex networks.
Date: May 22, 2012
Creator: Grigolini, Paolo; Zare, Marzieh; Svenkeson, Adam & West, Bruce J.
System: The UNT Digital Library
Effectiveness of Nature Conservation - A Case of Natura 2000 Sites in Poland (open access)

Effectiveness of Nature Conservation - A Case of Natura 2000 Sites in Poland

This book chapter examines problems emerging due to the designation of protected areas as well as implementation and management of the Natura 2000 in Poland.
Date: August 8, 2012
Creator: Grodzińska-Jurczak, Małgorzata; Strzelecka, Marianna; Kamal, Sristi & Gutowska, Justyna
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
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
A Voice of Their Own—Letting Library Collections Tell Their Story: The UNT Libraries Collection Map (open access)

A Voice of Their Own—Letting Library Collections Tell Their Story: The UNT Libraries Collection Map

This chapter describes the development and use of a unique collection assessment tool, the Collection Map, to track the needs of academic disciplines and their fulfillment.
Date: 2018
Creator: Harker, Karen & Klein, Janette
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
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
Collaborating with Your Local Public Library (open access)

Collaborating with Your Local Public Library

This book chapter discusses collaborating with local public libraries.
Date: 2009
Creator: Hoffman, Starr; Downey, Annie & Sears, Suzanne
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
“¿Son Modos? Tonos y salmodia en Andrés Lorente (open access)

“¿Son Modos? Tonos y salmodia en Andrés Lorente

This book chapter discusses the distinction between modes and tones as corresponding to different epistemologies.
Date: 2013
Creator: Illari, Bernardo
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
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
Frances Brooke's History of Emily Montague (1769) Epistolarity at the Transatlantic Intersection of Public and Private (open access)

Frances Brooke's History of Emily Montague (1769) Epistolarity at the Transatlantic Intersection of Public and Private

Book chapter on Frances Brooke's "History of Emily Montague" and the epistolarity at the transatlantic intersection of public and private.
Date: 2008
Creator: Kaplan, Marijn S.
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
Real-Time Systems: An Introduction and the State-of-the-Art (open access)

Real-Time Systems: An Introduction and the State-of-the-Art

This encyclopedia article gives an overview of the broad area of real-time systems. This task is daunting because real-time systems are everywhere, and yet no generally accepted definition differentiates real-time systems from non-real-time systems.
Date: March 16, 2009
Creator: Kavi, Krishna M.; Akl, Robert G. & Hurson, Ali
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
"The Silicon Dream": Breaking Glass on the Small Screen (open access)

"The Silicon Dream": Breaking Glass on the Small Screen

Book chapter discussing the Brian Gibson film "Breaking Glass" and the author's experiences viewing the film and thoughts about the impressions it made.
Date: March 2008
Creator: Keralis, Spencer D. C.
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

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
Teaching Functional Communication to Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders (open access)

Teaching Functional Communication to Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders

This book chapter focuses on functional communication, including procedures for establishing speech and the use of one or more augmentative and alternative communication modes.
Date: 2014
Creator: Lang, Russell; Sigafoos, Jeff; van der Meer, Larah; Carnett, Amarie; Green, Vanessa A.; Lancioni, Giulio E. et al.
System: The UNT Digital Library

Behavioral Economic Tools for Promotion of Physical Activity

This book chapter describes two key behavioral economic constructs and four key behavioral economic tools and their application to physical activity.
Date: May 10, 2017
Creator: Leonard, Tammy & Shuval, Kerem
System: The UNT Digital Library
Computational Studies of the Thermochemistry of the Atmospheric Iodine Reservoirs HOI and IONO₂ (open access)

Computational Studies of the Thermochemistry of the Atmospheric Iodine Reservoirs HOI and IONO₂

Book chapter discussing computational studies of the thermochemistry of the atmospheric iodine reservoirs HOI and IONO₂.
Date: April 26, 2008
Creator: Marshall, Paul
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