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The Portal to Texas History: Building a Partnership Model for a Statewide Digital Library (open access)

The Portal to Texas History: Building a Partnership Model for a Statewide Digital Library

This chapter describes aspects of establishing the collaborations to create The Portal to Texas History, including the background of the project, marketing the initiative to potential partners, partnership roles and agreements, preservation of all digital master files, technical infrastructure to support partnership models, promoting standards and good practice, funding issues and development, research studies to understand partner benefits and user groups, sustainability issues, and future research directions.
Date: April 2016
Creator: Belden, Dreanna; Phillips, Mark Edward; Carlisle, Tara & Hartman, Cathy Nelson
System: The UNT Digital Library
Assessing an Academic Library Professional Development Program (open access)

Assessing an Academic Library Professional Development Program

This article describes how measures of need, participation, satisfaction, and impact are employed to assess many aspects of a professional development program in a large academic library.
Date: January 2018
Creator: Harker, Karen; O'Toole, Erin & Sassen, Catherine
System: The UNT Digital Library
First You Get the Money, Then You Get the Reviews, Then You Get the Internet Comments: A Quantitative Examination of the Relationship Between Critics, Viewers, and Box Office Success (open access)

First You Get the Money, Then You Get the Reviews, Then You Get the Internet Comments: A Quantitative Examination of the Relationship Between Critics, Viewers, and Box Office Success

This article examines the relationships between a movie's perceived artistic merit as ranked by critics, a movie's quality as ranked by viewers, a movie's gross box office take, and its release date.
Date: April 28, 2016
Creator: Berg, Jeremy & Raddick, M. Jordan
System: The UNT Digital Library
Preservation of Electronic Government Information (PEGI) Project (open access)

Preservation of Electronic Government Information (PEGI) Project

This article describes the Preservation of Electronic Government Information Project, a two-year initiative aimed at addressing national concerns around the collection and preservation of born-digital government information by cultural memory organizations for long-term public use.
Date: February 2018
Creator: Sittel, Robbie
System: The UNT Digital Library

Discovering What’s between the Dashes with The Portal to Texas History

This article describe the use of The Portal to Texas History for Texas genealogical research.
Date: December 2017
Creator: Belden, Dreanna
System: The UNT Digital Library
Identity Management at the University of North Texas (open access)

Identity Management at the University of North Texas

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.
Date: May 2018
Creator: Tarver, Hannah
System: The UNT Digital Library
What's the Real Story? SLI Session Addresses Challenge of Fake News (open access)

What's the Real Story? SLI Session Addresses Challenge of Fake News

This article discusses a session on "Fake News and the Fate of Our Democracy" at the 2018 Texas Association of School Boards Summer Leadership Institute, and provides information on resources and strategies for assessing the legitimacy of news information.
Date: 2018-09/2018-10
Creator: French, Corinne & Monahan, Jo
System: The UNT Digital Library
[Review] Story of Space, The (open access)

[Review] Story of Space, The

This column reviews the book "The Story of Space" by Catherine Barr and Steve Williams for inclusion in school libraries. This review includes recommendations for teachers, content subjects, and a recommended grade level.
Date: October 1, 2017
Creator: Monahan, Jo
System: The UNT Digital Library
[Review] Boris and the Worrisome Wakies (open access)

[Review] Boris and the Worrisome Wakies

This column reviews the book "Boris and the Worrisome Wakies" by Helen Lester for inclusion in school libraries. This review includes recommendations for teachers, content subjects, and a recommended grade level.
Date: October 1, 2017
Creator: Monahan, Jo
System: The UNT Digital Library
Marketing via E-mail Solicitation by Predatory (and Legitimate) Journals: An Evaluation of Quality, Frequency, and Relevance (open access)

Marketing via E-mail Solicitation by Predatory (and Legitimate) Journals: An Evaluation of Quality, Frequency, and Relevance

This article studies the marketing practices of predatory journals through the analysis of a a subset of the 1,816 e-mails received by a single university biology faculty member during a 24-month period.
Date: March 19, 2018
Creator: Burggren, Warren W.; Madasu, Dilip; Hawkins, Kevin S. & Halbert, Martin
System: The UNT Digital Library
[Review] Boy Asked the Wind, A (open access)

[Review] Boy Asked the Wind, A

This column reviews the book "A Boy Asked the Wind" by Barbara Nickel for inclusion in school libraries. This review includes recommendations for teachers, content subjects, and a recommended grade level.
Date: August 1, 2016
Creator: Monahan, Jo
System: The UNT Digital Library
[Review] Eat Up! An Infographic Exploration of Food (open access)

[Review] Eat Up! An Infographic Exploration of Food

This column reviews the book "Eat Up! An Infographic Exploration of Food" by Nancy Tupper Ling for inclusion in school libraries. This review includes recommendations for teachers, content subjects, and a recommended grade level.
Date: October 1, 2017
Creator: Monahan, Jo
System: The UNT Digital Library
[Review] How Things Work (open access)

[Review] How Things Work

This column reviews the book "How Things Work" by T.J. Resler for inclusion in school libraries. This review includes recommendations for teachers, content subjects, and a recommended grade level.
Date: March 1, 2017
Creator: Monahan, Jo
System: The UNT Digital Library
[Review] Great Big Body Book, The (open access)

[Review] Great Big Body Book, The

This column reviews the book "The Great Big Body Book" by Mary Hoffman for inclusion in school libraries. This review includes recommendations for teachers, content subjects, and a recommended grade level.
Date: March 1, 2017
Creator: Monahan, Jo
System: The UNT Digital Library
[Review] Double Happiness (open access)

[Review] Double Happiness

This column reviews the book "Double Happiness" by Nancy Tupper Ling for inclusion in school libraries. This review includes recommendations for teachers, content subjects, and a recommended grade level.
Date: February 1, 2016
Creator: Monahan, Jo
System: The UNT Digital Library
[Review] Traveling Butterflies (open access)

[Review] Traveling Butterflies

This column reviews the book "Traveling Butterflies" by Susumu Shingu for inclusion in school libraries. This review includes recommendations for teachers, content subjects, and a recommended grade level.
Date: February 1, 2016
Creator: Monahan, Jo
System: The UNT Digital Library
[Review] Private Space Travel (open access)

[Review] Private Space Travel

This column reviews the book "Private Space Travel" for inclusion in school libraries. This review includes recommendations for teachers, content subjects, and a recommended grade level.
Date: October 1, 2017
Creator: Monahan, Jo
System: The UNT Digital Library
[Review] Dem Bones (open access)

[Review] Dem Bones

This column reviews the book "Dem Bones" by Bob Barner for inclusion in school libraries. This review includes recommendations for teachers, content subjects, and a recommended grade level.
Date: March 1, 2017
Creator: Monahan, Jo
System: The UNT Digital Library
[Review] Fishing with Grandma (open access)

[Review] Fishing with Grandma

This column reviews the book "Fishing with Grandma" by Susan Avingaq and Maren Vsetula for inclusion in school libraries. This review includes recommendations for teachers, content subjects, and a recommended grade level.
Date: March 1, 2017
Creator: Monahan, Jo
System: The UNT Digital Library
[Review] Stories from Bug Garden (open access)

[Review] Stories from Bug Garden

This column reviews the book "Stories from Bug Garden" by Lisa Moser for inclusion in school libraries. This review includes recommendations for teachers, content subjects, and a recommended grade level.
Date: August 1, 2016
Creator: Monahan, Jo
System: The UNT Digital Library
[Review] Journey: Based on the True Story of OR7, the Most Famous Wolf in the West (open access)

[Review] Journey: Based on the True Story of OR7, the Most Famous Wolf in the West

This column reviews the book "Journey: Based on the True Story of OR7, the Most Famous Wolf in the West" by Emma Bland Smith for inclusion in school libraries. This review includes recommendations for teachers, content subjects, and a recommended grade level.
Date: March 1, 2017
Creator: Monahan, Jo
System: The UNT Digital Library
[Review] Whale, The (open access)

[Review] Whale, The

This column reviews the book "The Whale" by Vita Murrow for inclusion in school libraries. This review includes recommendations for teachers, content subjects, and a recommended grade level.
Date: August 1, 2016
Creator: Monahan, Jo
System: The UNT Digital Library
[Review] First Grade Dropout (open access)

[Review] First Grade Dropout

This column reviews the book "First Grade Dropout" by Audrey Vernick for inclusion in school libraries. This review includes recommendations for teachers, content subjects, and a recommended grade level.
Date: February 1, 2016
Creator: Monahan, Jo
System: The UNT Digital Library
[Review] Albert Helps Out (open access)

[Review] Albert Helps Out

This column reviews the book "Albert Helps Out" by Eleano May for inclusion in school libraries. This review includes recommendations for teachers, content subjects, and a recommended grade level.
Date: October 1, 2017
Creator: Monahan, Jo
System: The UNT Digital Library