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Hybrid Approach for Energy-Aware Synchronization (open access)

Hybrid Approach for Energy-Aware Synchronization

This book chapter discusses a time synchronization scheme for wireless sensor networks that aims to save sensor battery power while maintaining network connectivity for as long as possible.
Date: December 2010
Creator: Akl, Robert G.; Saravanos, Yanos & Haidar, Mohamad
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
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
Media and Communication (open access)

Media and Communication

This book chapter discusses media and communication. As core features of humanity, communication and media clearly predate academic disciplines. They are in this sense non-disciplinary. Yet, they have for centuries been the subject of inquiry by those concerned to understand and improve human correspondence. This chapter surveys the historical development and present form of multi-, inter-, and transdisciplinary studies of media and communication.
Date: July 2010
Creator: Briggle, Adam & Christians, Clifford G.
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
Biocultural conservation in Cape Horn: the Magellanic woodpecker as a charismatic species (open access)

Biocultural conservation in Cape Horn: the Magellanic woodpecker as a charismatic species

This book chapter discusses a research project to promote biocultural conservation in Cape Horn, Chile. In an effort to achieve the goal of transdisciplinary integration, the authors used the strategy of identifying a charismatic species, since doing so serves to motivate people towards biodiversity conservation, to communicate ecological concepts, and to integrate both the ecological and social dimensions of sustainability.
Date: March 11, 2010
Creator: Arango, Ximena; Rozzi, Ricardo, 1960-; Massardo, Francisca & Ibarra, J. Tomás
System: The UNT Digital Library
How to Hook a Hottie: Teenage Boys, Hegemonic Masculinity, and Cosmo Girl! Magazine (open access)

How to Hook a Hottie: Teenage Boys, Hegemonic Masculinity, and Cosmo Girl! Magazine

This book chapter discusses different media texts targeted at a different audience, magazines written for an audience of teenaged girls, which also work to naturalize male sexuality as aggressive and predatory. The authors study advice columns and articles in these magazines that depict teenaged boys as sexually forceful and emotionally stunted, and that encourage girl readers to expect and enable such behaviors.
Date: 2011
Creator: Enck-Wanzer, Suzanne M. & Murray, Scott A.
System: The UNT Digital Library
Prediction of Partition Coeffecients  and Permeability of Drug Molecules in Biological Systems with Abraham Model Solute Descriptors Derived from Measured Solubilities and Water-to-Organic Solvent Partition Coefficients (open access)

Prediction of Partition Coeffecients and Permeability of Drug Molecules in Biological Systems with Abraham Model Solute Descriptors Derived from Measured Solubilities and Water-to-Organic Solvent Partition Coefficients

Book chapter on the prediction of partition coefficients and permeability of drug molecules in biological systems with Abraham model solute descriptors derived from measured solubilities and water-to-organic solvent partition coefficients.
Date: February 10, 2012
Creator: Acree, William E. (William Eugene); Grubbs, Laura M. & Abraham, M. H. (Michael H.)
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
Prediction of Toxicity, Sensory Responses and Biological Responses with the Abraham Model (open access)

Prediction of Toxicity, Sensory Responses and Biological Responses with the Abraham Model

This book chapter discusses the prediction of toxicity, sensory responses and biological responses with the Abraham model.
Date: February 10, 2012
Creator: Acree, William E. (William Eugene); Grubbs, Laura M. & Abraham, M. H. (Michael H.)
System: The UNT Digital Library
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
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
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
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
Metadata for ETD Lifecycle Management (open access)

Metadata for ETD Lifecycle Management

Chapter from Guidance Documents for Lifecycle Management of ETDs. This chapter describes the roles of metadata in facilitating the ETD lifecycle, methods to capture metadata manually and automatically, examples of programs using metadata to enhance ETD access, and strategies to manage metadata over time.
Date: March 21, 2014
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
System: The UNT Digital Library
Vanillin Biosynthesis - Not as Simple as it Seem? (open access)

Vanillin Biosynthesis - Not as Simple as it Seem?

Book chapter on vanillin biosynthesis. The author gives an introduction to vanillin biosynthesis, the multiple pathways to vanillin, and the way forward.
Date: November 23, 2010
Creator: Dixon, R. A.
System: The UNT Digital Library
Monolignol Biosynthesis and its Genetic Manipulation: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly (open access)

Monolignol Biosynthesis and its Genetic Manipulation: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Book chapter manuscript on monolignol biosynthesis and its genetic manipulation.
Date: 2013
Creator: Dixon, R. A.; Reddy, M. S. Srinivasa & Gallego-Giraldo, Lina
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
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
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
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
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
Крестьянский Союз в 1920-е годы и формирование крестьянской идентичности: модернизационный дискурс: The Peasant Union in the 1920s. The Formation of a Peasant Identity: Modernizing Discourse (open access)

Крестьянский Союз в 1920-е годы и формирование крестьянской идентичности: модернизационный дискурс: The Peasant Union in the 1920s. The Formation of a Peasant Identity: Modernizing Discourse

Book chapter discussing the Peasant Union in the 1920s, the formation of a peasant identity, and modernizing discourse.
Date: 2010
Creator: Velikanova, Olga V.
System: The UNT Digital Library