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Teaching Poe in the Context of the ACRL’s Framework for Information Literacy

Presented at the 2017 American Literature Association, in a session organized by the Poe Studies Association. This presentation discusses how the Association of College and Research Libraries Framework for Information Literacy can be used as a pedagogical basis for teaching the works of Edgar Allan Poe.
Date: May 25, 2017
Creator: Martin, John Edward
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

Comics in Academia

Panel presented at the 2017 Comicpalooza. This panel discusses comics in academia through the lens of library exhibitions and programing, combining comics and textbooks, and the use of comics as a new rhetorical and multimodal method for exploring narrative.
Date: May 12, 2017
Creator: Martin, John Edward; Gehring, Krista & Helms, Jason
Object Type: Presentation
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
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
A Case Study of Metadata Creation in the University of North Texas Libraries' Digital Collections (open access)

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

This paper presents 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: May 2016
Creator: Tarver, Hannah; Zavalina, Oksana & Phillips, Mark Edward
Object Type: Paper
System: The UNT Digital Library
"Who Is This?": Moving from Authority Control to Identity Management (open access)

"Who Is This?": Moving from Authority Control to Identity Management

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.
Date: May 2018
Creator: Graham, Suzanne
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Metacrisis of Meaning: Seeking Nature through Symbolic Metalanguage (open access)

Metacrisis of Meaning: Seeking Nature through Symbolic Metalanguage

This conference paper explores how what we perceive differs from what we believe. The authors bring three perspectives together with the aim of seeking meaning in our relationship with our natural “arena” through symbolic metalanguage:1) comprehending a gestalt approach to perception and narratives as metaphor; 2) gaining perceptual reciprocity to enhance our relationship with nature; 3) overcoming the obstacles of misinterpretation and unreliable narratives of the simulacra. It was presented at the 2022 Association of Philosophy and Literature Conference held May 25-28, 2022.
Date: May 26, 2022
Creator: Henson, Jim; Henson, Brea; Henson, Adam & Henson, Sue
Object Type: Paper
System: The UNT Digital Library
Applying the Analytic Hierarchy Process to an Institutional Repository Collection (open access)

Applying the Analytic Hierarchy Process to an Institutional Repository Collection

This paper applies the analytic hierarchy process to evaluate collection development strategies for an institutional repository.
Date: May 23, 2018
Creator: Andrews, Pamela; Harker, Karen & Krahmer, Ana
Object Type: Paper
System: The UNT Digital Library

Piloting Photogrammetry in Digital Libraries

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.
Date: May 17, 2018
Creator: McIntosh, Marcia & Willis, Shannon
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

Experiments with Metadata Quality Interfaces

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
Date: May 17, 2018
Creator: Tarver, Hannah & Phillips, Mark Edward
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

Exploring our Collections: The Many Colors of the UNT Digital Library

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.
Date: May 17, 2018
Creator: Andrews, Pamela; McIntosh, Marcia & Willis, Shannon
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

Approaches to Tracking the Impacts of Library- and Press-published Monographs: Project Meerkat

Slides presented during the panel “Approaches to Tracking the Impacts of Library- and Press-published Monographs” at the Library Publishing Forum 2018. This presentation describes the impetus behind Project Meerkat, a publishing analytics data alliance.
Date: May 22, 2018
Creator: Hawkins, Kevin S.
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library
Yeah, I Found It!: Performing Web Site Usability Testing to Ensure that Off-Campus Students Can Find the Information They Need (open access)

Yeah, I Found It!: Performing Web Site Usability Testing to Ensure that Off-Campus Students Can Find the Information They Need

This paper discusses the results of the formal usability studies and focus groups that involved other libraries' web pages to to first determine what users appreciated or disliked about the current site. This article was co-published in The Eleventh Off-Campus Library Services Conference Proceedings.
Date: May 2004
Creator: Thomsett-Scott, Beth
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library

After the Mandates & Manifestos, What Next? The Denton Declaration at 5

Presentation for the 2017 UNT Open Access Symposium. This presentation provides background on the Denton Declaration, an open data manifesto created in 2012, before introducing panelists for a discussion on the future of open data and open access.
Date: May 19, 2017
Creator: Keralis, Spencer D. C.
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library
Critical Digital Pedagogy Faculty Mentoring Network: Final Report (open access)

Critical Digital Pedagogy Faculty Mentoring Network: Final Report

This report documents the final report the Critical Digital Pedagogy Faculty Mentoring Network project funded through the University of North Texas Office of Faculty Success Team Mentoring Grant. This final report includes a summary of Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 activities, along with other related events.
Date: May 10, 2017
Creator: Keralis, Spencer D. C.
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library

Found You! Identifying and Accessing Hidden Collections

This presentation discusses the University of North Texas Libraries' efforts to identify, document, and increase access to hidden or obscured collections.
Date: May 11, 2017
Creator: Brannon, Sian
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library
Collaboration in scholarly communication: Opportunities to normalize open access (open access)

Collaboration in scholarly communication: Opportunities to normalize open access

This article discusses scholarly communication from a holistic perspective and includes some strategies implemented at University of North Texas Libraries.
Date: May 2017
Creator: Rodriguez, Allyson
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Academic Librarians as STEM Retention Partners (open access)

Academic Librarians as STEM Retention Partners

This column article discusses how academic librarians can assist with increasing student retention in STEM fields.
Date: May 2017
Creator: O'Toole, Erin
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library

Skill Building for Effective Use of Multidimensional Measurements in Collection Assessments: Discussion Guide

Discussion guide presentation for the 2017 ALCTS Exchange Virtual Conference. This guide explores multidimensional measures including percentage of expected use, percentage of expected holdings, and ratio of borrowings to holdings.
Date: May 18, 2017
Creator: Harker, Karen & Klein, Janette
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

Skill Building for Effective Use of Multidimensional Measurements in Collection Assessments

Presentation for the 2017 ALCTS Exchange Virtual Conference. This presentation explores multidimensional measures including percentage of expected use, percentage of expected holdings, and ratio of borrowings to holdings.
Date: May 18, 2017
Creator: Harker, Karen & Klein, Janette
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

3Dhotbed: Harnessing 3D Technologies and Data to Teach the History of the Book

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.
Date: May 24, 2017
Creator: McIntosh, Marcia; Jacobs, Courtney E. & O'Sullivan, Kevin
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

UNT Libraries ETD Citation Analysis Project

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.
Date: May 24, 2017
Creator: Andrews, Pamela; Klein, Janette; Harker, Karen & Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Object Type: Poster
System: The UNT Digital Library

Lessons Learned in Creating New Digital Libraries Interfaces

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.
Date: May 25, 2017
Creator: Hicks, William & Phillips, Mark Edward
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

Replicating Processes: Testing the Project Points System at UNT Digital Projects

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.
Date: May 24, 2017
Creator: McIntosh, Marcia & Willis, Shannon
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library
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After the Mandates & Manifestos, What Next? The Denton Declaration at 5

Video of the panel session "After the Mandates & Manifestos, What Next? The Denton Declaration at 5" at the 2017 Open Access Symposium. This video discusses the origin of the Denton Declaration and current initiatives regarding open data.
Date: May 19, 2017
Creator: Keralis, Spencer D. C.; Gonzales, Melissa; Weimer, Katherine Hart; Rondelli, Michael; Mirza, Rafia & Halbert, Martin
Object Type: Video
System: The UNT Digital Library