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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
The Peasant Union Movement: The Quest for the Political Organization of Peasants in the Soviet Union in the 1920s (open access)

The Peasant Union Movement: The Quest for the Political Organization of Peasants in the Soviet Union in the 1920s

This book chapter discusses the peasant union movement and the quest for the political organization of peasants in the Soviet Union in the 1920s.
Date: 2007
Creator: Velikanova, Olga V.
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
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
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
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
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
Maintaining Quality Metadata: Toward Effective Digital Resource Lifecycle Management (open access)

Maintaining Quality Metadata: Toward Effective Digital Resource Lifecycle Management

Book chapter on maintaining quality metadata and effective digital resource lifecycle management.
Date: 2008
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
System: The UNT Digital Library