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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
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
Planning and Improvisation in Emergency Management (open access)

Planning and Improvisation in Emergency Management

Book chapter from "Critical Issues in Disaster Science and Management: A Dialogue Between Researchers and Practitioners." This chapter includes both a theoretical and practical examination of planning and improvisation in emergency management.
Date: 2014
Creator: McEntire, David
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
Assessing Interoperability in the Networked Environment: Standards, Evaluation, and Testbeds in the Context of Z39.50 (open access)

Assessing Interoperability in the Networked Environment: Standards, Evaluation, and Testbeds in the Context of Z39.50

This book chapter discusses interoperability in the networked environment.
Date: 2001
Creator: Moen, William E.
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
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
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
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
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
Ferromagnetic ZnO Nanowires for Spintronic Applications (open access)

Ferromagnetic ZnO Nanowires for Spintronic Applications

This book chapter reviews experimental results of observed room temperature ferromagnetism in transition metal doped group II-VI semiconductors.
Date: December 19, 2012
Creator: Philipose, Usha & Sapkota, Gopal
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

Creating Student-Centered Classroom Environments: The Case of Mathematics

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This book chapter provides examples of how mathematics instruction emphasized meaning and understanding, skills embedded in context, and connections between and among subject areas and school and life outside of school.
Date: 1999
Creator: Reyes, Pedro & Pazey, Barbara L.
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
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
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

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
Professional Development Assessment Paella (open access)

Professional Development Assessment Paella

This book chapter contains a recipe detailing the assessment methods of a professional development program at University of North Texas Libraries.
Date: 2017
Creator: Sassen, Catherine; Harker, Karen & O'Toole, Erin
System: The UNT Digital Library
Annotating and Identifying Emotions in Text (open access)

Annotating and Identifying Emotions in Text

This book chapter discusses annotating and identifying emotions in text.
Date: 2010
Creator: Strapparava, Carlo, 1962- & Mihalcea, Rada, 1974-
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
Electrodeposition of Cu-Ni Composite Coatings (open access)

Electrodeposition of Cu-Ni Composite Coatings

This book chapter reviews the electrodeposition of Cu-Ni incorporated with nano- to microparticles to produce metal matrix composites.
Date: March 23, 2016
Creator: Thurber, Casey; Mohamed, Adel M. A. & Golden, Teresa
System: The UNT Digital Library
Unions of Slavery: Slavery, Politics, and Secession in the Valley of Virginia (open access)

Unions of Slavery: Slavery, Politics, and Secession in the Valley of Virginia

Book chapter discussing research on the issues involved in the secession of Virginia around the Civil War, including slavery and politics.
Date: 2006
Creator: Torget, Andrew J., 1978-
System: The UNT Digital Library