38 Matching Results

Results open in a new window/tab.

A Case Study of Metadata Creation in the University of North Texas Libraries' Digital Collections

This presentation contains a case study of the work carried out by the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries and the intersection of metadata modeling, metadata input rules and documentation, metadata quality assessments, and technology to empower metadata editors to create high-quality metadata.
Date: August 15, 2016
Creator: Tarver, Hannah
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library
An Exploratory Study of the Description Field in the Digital Public Library of America (open access)

An Exploratory Study of the Description Field in the Digital Public Library of America

This paper presents results of an exploratory, quantitative analysis regarding the application of a free-text Description metadata element and data values associated with this element within aggregated metadata harvested from the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA).
Date: October 14, 2016
Creator: Tarver, Hannah; Zavalina, Oksana & Phillips, Mark Edward
Object Type: Paper
System: The UNT Digital Library
Exploratory Analysis of Born-Digital Newspaper Content (open access)

Exploratory Analysis of Born-Digital Newspaper Content

This paper reports on exploratory investigations by the Texas Digital Newspaper Program to understand aggregate patterns in the generation of born-digital news editions by analyzing technical metadata extracted from the 3 million pages currently in the preservation collection.
Date: October 31, 2016
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward & Krahmer, Ana
Object Type: Paper
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
Object Type: Book Chapter
System: The UNT Digital Library

Communicating Organizational Commitment to Long-Term Sustainability through a Trusted Digital Repository Self-Audit

This presentation provides an overview of the UNT Libraries' self-audit using criteria from the Trusted Repositories Audit and Certification checklist. It contains an overview of the structure of this self-audit, explores the documents generated and auited, and examines the challenges and solutions as revealed by this process.
Date: August 15, 2016
Creator: Krahmer, Ana
Object Type: Presentation
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
Object Type: Book Chapter
System: The UNT Digital Library
Exploratory Analysis of the End of Term Web Archive: Comparing Two Collections (open access)

Exploratory Analysis of the End of Term Web Archive: Comparing Two Collections

This abstract describes the presentation "Exploratory Analysis of the End of Term Web Archive: Comparing Two Collections," comparing two web archives of the US Federal web domain collected at the end of the Bush administration (2008) and the end of the first Obama administration (2012). This exploratory analysis tracks changes in media types, TLDs, domains, and subdomains.
Date: June 22, 2016
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward; Chudnov, Dan & Jacobs, James R.
Object Type: Text
System: The UNT Digital Library

UNT Libraries Digital Infrastructure: Overview

This presentation gives an overview of various digital initiatives by the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries' Digital Projects Unit.
Date: June 12, 2016
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

Becoming a Trustworthy Digital Repository: Some Thoughts

This presentation discuss the process that the UNT Libraries used to complete a TRAC self-audit published in Fall 2015
Date: July 18, 2016
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

URL Nomination Tool Demo

This presentation demonstrates how to use the URL Nomination Tool for the End of Term Presidential Web Archive.
Date: June 17, 2016
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

Exploratory Analysis of the End of Term Web Archive: Comparing Two Collections

This presentation describes a comparison of two web archives of the US Federal web domain collected at the end of the Bush administration (2008) and the end of the first Obama administration (2012). This exploratory analysis tracks changes in media types, TLDs, domains, and subdomains.
Date: June 22, 2016
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward; Chudnov, Dan & Jacobs, James R.
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library
Communicating Organizational Commitment to Long-Term Sustainability through a Trusted Digital Repository Self-Audit (open access)

Communicating Organizational Commitment to Long-Term Sustainability through a Trusted Digital Repository Self-Audit

This paper provides an overview of the UNT Libraries' self-audit using criteria from the Trusted Repositories Audit and Certification checklist. It contains an overview of the structure of this self-audit, explores the documents generated and auited, and examines the challenges and solutions as revealed by this process. This paper also contains findings specifically related to the digital newspaper and news video content.
Date: July 27, 2016
Creator: Krahmer, Ana & Phillips, Mark Edward
Object Type: Paper
System: The UNT Digital Library

What Can We Learn from a Statewide Collection of newspaper PDFs?

Presentation for the 2016 IFLA News Media Satellite Meeting. This presentation examines the statewide collection of newspaper PDFs through the Texas Digital Newspaper Program at UNT to support preservation and access planning at UNT Libraries.
Date: August 11, 2016
Creator: Krahmer, Ana & Phillips, Mark Edward
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

Making the Most Out of Collaboration: Partnerships & Grant Applications for Long-Term Preservation

This presentation discusses the collaboration between Tarleton Library and Stephenville Public Library for a grant to digitize two early newspapers previously only available on microfilm, and collaborative partnership models for digital preservation of materials and grant applications.
Date: December 16, 2016
Creator: Castillo, Amy
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

End of Term Web Archives: 2008, 2012, 2016 ...

This presentation provides an overview of the End of Term (EOT) Web Archive. The EOT Web Archive program is a multi-institution effort that aims to comprehensively capture and save U.S. Government websites at the end of presidential administrations. Beginning in 2008, the EOT has thus far preserved websites from administration changes in 2008 and 2012. The collaborative program is currently preparing for the 2016 electoral season.
Date: April 5, 2016
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

Systems Interoperability and Collaborative Development for Web Archiving - Filling Gaps in the IMLS National Digital Platform

This presentation provides an overview of the beginning stages of the IMLS funded two-year web archiving research project with Internet Archive, Stanford University Libraries, University of North Texas, and Rutgers University.
Date: May 25, 2016
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward & Mumma, Courtney
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

TRAIL Metadata Uplift Project

This presentation provides an overview of metadata for TRAIL digitized projects, and identifies three issues to be addressed through metadata uplift.
Date: April 26, 2016
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

TRAIL Harvesting Costs Report

This presentation looks at the effort and costs involved with building Technical Report Archive & Image Library (TRAIL) collections.
Date: April 26, 2016
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

Beyond Text: Best Practices for Cataloging Music-ETDs and Associated Audio-Visual Materials

This poster discusses issues and considerations in describing and integrating ETDs and associated content.
Date: May 25, 2016
Creator: Hartsock, Ralph & Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Object Type: Poster
System: The UNT Digital Library

Harvesting Democracy: Archiving Federal Government Web Content at End of Term

This presentation provides an overview of the End of Term Presidential web archive. This overview will help law librarians understand the history and scope of the "End of Term Web Archive" project so they can help select the right sites to harvest, make profitable use of the preserved materials, and more fully appreciate the urgent need for preserving web-based government information.
Date: June 17, 2016
Creator: Bailey, Jefferson; Grotke, Abigail & Phillips, Mark Edward
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

Rethinking "But This is the Way We've Always Done It!"

This presentation provides an overview of a reassessment of digital imaging workflow for University of North Texas Libraries Digital Projects Lab.
Date: May 26, 2016
Creator: Willis, Shannon
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

The Training Games Program: A Method for Digitization Skills Refreshment and Certification

This presentation provides an overview of a pilot training program for student assistants in the University of North Texas Libraries Digital Projects Lab.
Date: May 25, 2016
Creator: McIntosh, Marcia & Willis, Shannon
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

UNT Libraries TRAIL Processing

This presentation provides an overview of two processes for digitizing technical reports with TRAIL
Date: April 26, 2016
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library
Harnessing Social Media for Promoting Tourism in Africa:  An Exploratory Analysis of Tweets (open access)

Harnessing Social Media for Promoting Tourism in Africa: An Exploratory Analysis of Tweets

This paper investigates the nature of tweets about African cultural heritage and potential strategies for tourism stakeholders.
Date: March 2016
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw; Assefa, Shimelis & Rorissa, Abebe
Object Type: Paper
System: The UNT Digital Library