The presentation introduces the process of digitizing material into the Portal to Texas History. It was presented at the 2020 Texas Association of Museums Conference. The history of the repository, digitization standards, and workflows are discussed along with some lessons learned.
Presentation for the International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) Archives Community Group virtual meeting held on May 12, 2020. The presentation is a demonstration of the IIIF by the University of North Texas' digital collections.
This presentation highlights the progress of the 3D History of the Book Education (3Dhotbed) collection. The team has focused on creating workflows, promoting the collection, adding new material, and assessment of the collection by users. It was presented at the 2019 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries held in Austin, Texas.
This presentation provides an overview of the design features and goals of newly-developed metadata quality interfaces in the University of North Texas Libraries’ Digital Collections. Presented at the 2018 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries
Presented at the 2018 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries. This presentation discusses a combination of outreach initiatives to promote use of digital collection items: #ColorOurCollections and Twitter.
Presented at the 2018 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries. This presentation focuses on photogrammetry methods used for model creation as well as metadata description, uploading, and viewing of the models in the UNT Digital Library.
Presented at the 2018 Ke Au Hou Pacific Librarianship Conference. This presentation describes a pre-conference workshop that provides attendees with a better understanding of the landscape related to digital preservation and access among cultural heritage institutions, key components in the ongoing process of preserving digital information, and the building blocks of digital preservation systems.
May 1, 2018
Phillips, Mark Edward & Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Brief history of name authority in the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries' Digital Collections, including the development and use of a local name authority database for creators associated with the UNT community. This text was part of the article "Who Is This: Moving from Authority Control to Identity Management" published in the May/June 2018 issue of AALL Spectrum.
This article describes how the 3Dhotbed project (an acronym for “3D Printed History of the Book Education”) harnesses maker culture to advance book history instruction by providing open-access 3D data through a digital library platform.
Jacobs, Courtney E.; McIntosh, Marcia & O'Sullivan, Kevin
Article describing name authority practices in institutional repositories at three universities -- University of North Texas, Texas A&M University, and the University of Arizona -- and how processes have been adapted in digital libraries to incorporate or be more compatible with linked data.
Presentation at the 2017 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries. This presentation provides an overview of site visits from over a dozen digitizing institutions across the country, including common tools used and best practices.
Presentation sharing the goals and mission of a pilot between the University of North Texas and the Texas Digital Library to develop a prototype of a new service hub for Texas to provide metadata from collections across the state to the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA).
May 25, 2017
Park, Kristi L.; Steans, Ryan; Halbert, Martin; Hiott, Judith; Woodward, Nick & Tarver, Hannah
Presentation for the 2017 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries. This presentation discusses lessons learned from the UNT Libraries redesign of two digital library interfaces: The Portal to Texas History and the UNT Digital Library.
Presentation at the 2017 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries. This presentation includes the case study of developing 3D models of the tools, hosting the resulting data in the digital library, and the pedagogical opportunities the project has afforded.
May 24, 2017
McIntosh, Marcia; Jacobs, Courtney E. & O'Sullivan, Kevin
Poster for the 2017 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries. This poster discusses metadata remediation issues within the UNT Libraries TRAIL collection focused on identifying and measuring issues related to incomplete records and creation date discrepancies.
Presentation at the 2017 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries. This presentation describes the replication of a points system used by Northwestern University's Digital Media Services department to better understand lab resources and capacity within the UNT Digital Projects Lab.
Poster for the 2017 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries. This poster discusses results from an analysis of UNT Electronic Theses and Dissertations citing URLs to items from the UNT Digital Library and The Portal to Texas History.
Video of the panel session "Preservation of and Access to Government Information and Data: Accounts from the Field" for the 2017 Open Access Symposium with presentations on the End of Term Archive, the US Government Publishing Office, the Data Refuge initiative, and the Preservation of Electronic Government Information group.
May 19, 2017
Phillips, Mark Edward; Walls, David; Janz, Margaret & Laster, Shari
Presentation for the 2017 Technical report Archive and Image Library (TRAIL) Annual Meeting. This presentation provides an update on the TRAIL Collection at UNT Libraries, including current metadata remediation initiatives.