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Skins and Bones: The Horror of the Real (open access)

Skins and Bones: The Horror of the Real

This book chapter examines the ways in which horror, as an aesthetic mode or sentiment, is bound to an experiential perception of "the real."
Date: March 25, 2013
Creator: Martin, John
Object Type: Book Chapter
System: The UNT Digital Library

Sustaining your Organization’s Future: Mentoring and Succession Planning in Libraries

Webinar for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine. This presentation discusses results of a recent survey of librarians on the prevalence of succession and mentoring plans in academic, public, school, and special libraries, and includes conclusions, best practices, and takeaways for increased mentoring and succession planning
Date: March 14, 2018
Creator: Leuzinger, Julie & Rowe, Jennifer
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

3DHotbed Project 2017-2018 Update

Presentation for the 2018 Day of Digital Humanities at the University of North Texas Libraries. This presentation provides an overview of the 3D History of the Book Education (3D Hotbed) project and an update on future developments.
Date: March 6, 2018
Creator: McIntosh, Marcia; Jacobs, Courtney E. & O'Sullivan, Kevin
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

Metadata versus Full-Text: Tracking Users’ Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs) Seeking Behavior

Presentation for the 2018 iConference. This presentation provides data from a recent research project at the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries to better understand how users are discovering electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) in the UNT Libraries.
Date: March 26, 2018
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw & Phillips, Mark Edward
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

Impediments, Partners, and Proposals: Preparing Graduate Students to Start Their Thesis and Dissertation Proposals

Presentation for the 2018 Transforming Libraries for Graduate Students Conference. This presentation shares the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries’ experience of creating and refashioning workshops to prepare graduate students to write their dissertation or thesis proposals.
Date: March 23, 2018
Creator: O'Toole, Erin
Object Type: Presentation
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
Object Type: Article
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
Object Type: Article
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
Object Type: Article
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
Object Type: Article
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
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
White Paper: University of North Texas, Information Fluency Initiative (open access)

White Paper: University of North Texas, Information Fluency Initiative

Paper discussing a proposal for an information fluency initiative at the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries.
Date: March 2016
Creator: Hardin, Gregory
Object Type: Paper
System: The UNT Digital Library

Trials & Tribulations: Effective Management of Electronic Resource Trials

Presentation for the 2019 Electronic Resources and Libraries conference. This presentation discusses best practices, the results of a survey of librarians on how trials are currently utilized, and responses from vendors about how trials are viewed
Date: March 5, 2019
Creator: Crawford, Laurel & Wind, Allyson
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

Monitoring Usage of Open Access Long-Form Content

Presentation for NISO Virtual Conference "Long Form Content: Ebooks, Print Volumes and the Concerns of Those Who Use Both." The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation recently funded a study of the landscape of usage data for open-access scholarly monographs and an investigation of the viability of creating a data trust for sharing of usage data among stakeholders in the publishing ecosystem. In spring 2019, the Book Industry Study Group (BISG) will publish a final white paper that takes into account feedback from the community during a consultation period. This presentation, part of a NISO virtual conference (https://www.niso.org/events/2019/03/long-form-content-ebooks-print-volumes-and-concerns-those-who-use-both ), provides a summary of the main findings and proposals of the forthcoming white paper.
Date: March 20, 2019
Creator: Hawkins, Kevin S.
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library
The Production Log: A Digital Imaging Capacity Replication Project (open access)

The Production Log: A Digital Imaging Capacity Replication Project

This article describes the University of North Texas Digital Projects Unit Imaging Lab's replication of the Points Process system developed by the Northwestern University Libraries' Repository and DIgital Curation Department.
Date: March 16, 2018
Creator: McIntosh, Marcia & Willis, Shannon
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library

Vendor Relations: Evolving Ethos & Etiquette

Presentation for the 2018 Electronic Resources & Libraries Annual Conference. This presentation discusses how you can advocate for your library while maintaining vendor relationships.
Date: March 16, 2018
Creator: Rodriguez, Allyson & Crawford, Laurel
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

Growing Your Custom Holdings

This presentation is part of the panel "The Care and Feeding of Custom Holdings" from the 2017 OCLC Resource Sharing Conference and shares concrete instructions, best practices, and innovations in the configuration and maintenance of custom holdings groups and paths used within multiple OCLC ILL interfaces at University of North Texas Libraries.
Date: March 15, 2017
Creator: Johnston, Pamela
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library
Broadening access to books on Texas and Oklahoma: Final report, best practices, and lessons learned (open access)

Broadening access to books on Texas and Oklahoma: Final report, best practices, and lessons learned

This white paper provides a summary of grant activities and provides some best practices and lessons learned for other efforts to make out-of-print humanities books available in ebook format.
Date: March 20, 2020
Creator: Hawkins, Kevin S.
Object Type: Paper
System: The UNT Digital Library

Tackling Toxicity: Predicting, Surviving, & Preventing Toxic Workplaces

This poster presents preliminary results from a survey of library employees on their experiences with toxic workplaces in libraries. The poster includes the most-reported toxic behaviors, advice for employees and employers on how to manage or avoid a toxic workplace environment. It was presented at the Electronic Resources & Libraries 2020 conference held in Austin, Texas.
Date: March 10, 2020
Creator: Dewitt-Miller, Erin & Crawford, Laurel
Object Type: Poster
System: The UNT Digital Library
Library Organizational Structure Plan 2010 (open access)

Library Organizational Structure Plan 2010

This plan documents the results of a planning process undertaken in the 2009-2010 period for more effectively structuring departments, staff, and operations of the University of North Texas Libraries.
Date: March 30, 2010
Creator: Halbert, Martin; Hartman, Cathy Nelson & Paz, Susan
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library

A Peer Learning Model for Embedded Reference

This poster presents a Peer-to-Peer Embedded Reference program created by the UNT Libraries. The creation and goals of the program are highlighted along with challenges and future plans. It was intended to be presented at the Texas Library Association 2020 conference, but the event was cancelled because of COVID-19 concerns.
Date: March 24, 2020
Creator: Whitfield, Angela; Brents, Madison & Stayton, Jennifer
Object Type: Poster
System: The UNT Digital Library
[Tackling Toxicity.] Appendix B: Warning Signs - Looking in from the Outside (open access)

[Tackling Toxicity.] Appendix B: Warning Signs - Looking in from the Outside

This handout was presented along with a poster that presented the preliminary results from a survey of library employees on their experiences with toxic workplaces in libraries. This handout details signs to look for during interviews and suggested questions to ask to determine if their is a toxic workplace environment. It was presented at the Electronic Resources & Libraries 2020 conference held in Austin, Texas.
Date: March 10, 2020
Creator: Dewitt-Miller, Erin & Crawford, Laurel
Object Type: Text
System: The UNT Digital Library
[Tackling Toxicity.] Appendix A: Survey questions (open access)

[Tackling Toxicity.] Appendix A: Survey questions

This handout was presented along with a poster that presented the preliminary results from a survey of library employees on their experiences with toxic workplaces in libraries. This handout details the survey questions and the sources used to develop the survey. It was presented at the Electronic Resources & Libraries 2020 conference held in Austin, Texas.
Date: March 10, 2020
Creator: Dewitt-Miller, Erin & Crawford, Laurel
Object Type: Text
System: The UNT Digital Library

EDI in Organizations: A Libraries' Perspective

Presentation from librarians at the UNT Libraries share some of the EDI initiatives taking place in the UNT Libraries stemming from a multi-level climate survey, how the libraries as a whole is trying to be a better ally, and how we can help other departments with their EDI initiatives. It was presented at the 2022 UNT Equity & Diversity Conference held on March 23, 2022.
Date: March 23, 2022
Creator: Condrey, Coby; Dooley, Yvonne; Wolf, Stacey & Yanowski, Kevin
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library