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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
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
Rendering Repositories: Taking out the Fat and Getting to the Impact (open access)

Rendering Repositories: Taking out the Fat and Getting to the Impact

This book chapter contains a recipe detailing how to survey users for understanding the perceived value of digital library collections.
Date: 2017
Creator: Brannon, Sian & Waugh, Laura
System: The UNT Digital Library
Rubrics and Rutabagas: Only One is Useful for Assessing Staff During Evaluations (open access)

Rubrics and Rutabagas: Only One is Useful for Assessing Staff During Evaluations

This book chapter contains a recipe detailing how rubrics can be used for discussing employee performance expectations and evaluations.
Date: 2017
Creator: Brannon, Sian & Leuzinger, Julie
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
"Schreiber, was siehst du?" Processing Historical and Social Change (open access)

"Schreiber, was siehst du?" Processing Historical and Social Change

This book chapter discusses processing historical and social change in literature and film during the German unification.
Date: 2001
Creator: Costabile-Heming, Carol Anne; Halverson, Rachel J., 1961- & Foell, Kristie A.
System: The UNT Digital Library
Selection of Ionic Liquid Solvents for Chemical Separations Based on the Abraham Model (open access)

Selection of Ionic Liquid Solvents for Chemical Separations Based on the Abraham Model

Book chapter on the selection of ionic liquid solvents for chemical separations based on the Abraham model.
Date: February 21, 2011
Creator: Acree, William E. (William Eugene); Grubbs, Laura M. & Abraham, M. H. (Michael H.)
System: The UNT Digital Library
Self-Medication Among Older Adults in the United States (open access)

Self-Medication Among Older Adults in the United States

Book chapter discussing self-medication among older adults in the United States.
Date: 1986
Creator: Eve, Susan Brown
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
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
Social Aging (open access)

Social Aging

Book chapter discussing social issues in aging such as structural lag theory, race and ethnic differences in aging, different social roles associated with older adults, and how the role of retirement has changed in recent years.
Date: 2001
Creator: Eve, Susan Brown; Prentice, Sharon; Pruitt, Charlie D. & Torrez, Diana
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
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
Stop Folding the Dough: Intervening to Decide Whether or Not to Assess Again (open access)

Stop Folding the Dough: Intervening to Decide Whether or Not to Assess Again

This book chapter contains a recipe detailing the assessment methods of the Assessment Workgroup at the University of North Texas Libraries.
Date: 2017
Creator: Brannon, Sian
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
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
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

Texts and Contexts: GDR Literature during the 1970s

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Book chapter discussing texts and contexts in German Democratic Republic literature during the 1970s.
Date: 1997
Creator: Costabile-Heming, Carol Anne
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
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
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
Use of Health Care Services by Older Adults in the United States, Great Britain and Canada (open access)

Use of Health Care Services by Older Adults in the United States, Great Britain and Canada

Book chapter on the use of health care services by older adults in the United States, Great Britain, and Canada.
Date: 1995
Creator: Eve, Susan Brown; Pillai, Vijayan K.; Easterling, Calvin Henry & Jones, John D.
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