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Preparing STEM Graduate Students for the Dissertation or Thesis Proposal

Poster presented at the 2019 American Association for the Advancement of Science Annual Meeting. This poster describes outcomes from a library workshop designed to lower barriers students face when beginning a dissertation or thesis proposal.
Date: February 8, 2019
Creator: O'Toole, Erin
Object Type: Poster
System: The UNT Digital Library

Steps for Academic Success via Library Resources and Services

Presentation for the North Texas Community College Consortium Spring Leadership Conference. This presentation highlights library resources and services available for community colleges.
Date: January 25, 2019
Creator: Monahan, Jo
Object Type: Presentation
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

How Should You Publish?

Presentation for the "Building an Open Textbook Publishing Program", the Open Textbook Publishing Winter Webinar Series 2019. This presentation focuses on the high-level decisions necessary when deciding how to offer a publishing service.
Date: February 20, 2019
Creator: Hawkins, Kevin S.
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

Building a Trusted Framework for Coordinating OA Monograph Usage Data

Presentation for the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) Spring 2019 Membership Meeting. 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 the sharing of usage data among stakeholders in the publishing ecosystem. In spring 2019, the Book Industry Study Group will publish a final white paper that takes into account feedback from the community during a consultation period. This presentation will provide a summary of the main findings and proposals of the forthcoming white paper.
Date: April 8, 2019
Creator: Hawkins, Kevin S.
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

Assessing a Professional Development Program for Academic Librarians

This presentation describes how measures of need, participation, satisfaction, and impact are used to assess many aspects of a professional development program in a large academic library. It was presented at the Mountain Plains Library Association Conference of 2019 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Date: October 31, 2019
Creator: Harker, Karen; O'Toole, Erin & Sassen, Catherine
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

Automating the Authority Control Process Notes

These are the presentation notes for "Automating the Authority Control Process." The presentation described the process UNT's library has transformed authority control process into a largely automatic process with the help of vendors and specialized software. It was presented at the Cross Timbers Library Collaborative 2019 conference at Texas Woman's University in Denton, Texas.
Date: August 2, 2019
Creator: Wolf, Stacey
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

Purchasing Power: Assessing Library Print Vendors

This poster assesses the services of library print vendors using turn-around time to fulfill order and discounts off list price as found on the library services vendor's website.
Date: November 2019
Creator: Condrey, Coby & Dawson, Jill
Object Type: Poster
System: The UNT Digital Library
Make Your Space: Final Report (open access)

Make Your Space: Final Report

This report documents the Make Your Space project funded by the Dean's Innovation Grant for The Factory Makerspace. The final report briefly describes the project scope, activities, budget, outcomes, best practices, and project continuity.
Date: September 27, 2019
Creator: Hunter, Judy
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library

Assessment of a Faculty Mentoring Program Using Validated Instruments

This presentation focuses on the faculty mentoring program for librarians at the University of North Texas. They used validated instruments to ensure the quality of the program. It was presented at the Texas Association for Higher Education Assessment Conference in 2019.
Date: October 2, 2019
Creator: Harker, Karen; Keshmiripour, Setareh; McIntosh, Marcia; O'Toole, Erin & Sassen, Catherine
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library
Making Digital Collection Audio Visual Materials Accessible: Final Report (open access)

Making Digital Collection Audio Visual Materials Accessible: Final Report

This report documents the Making Digital Collections A/V Materials Accessible project which sought to learn about and initially address accessibility compliance issues, specifically related to A/V materials in the UNT digital collections. The final report briefly describes the project scope, activities, budget, outcomes, best practices, and project continuity.
Date: September 30, 2019
Creator: Hicks, William
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library

Automating Authority Control Procedures

This handout was given out as part of a presentation called "Automating the Authority Control Process." The presentation described the process UNT's library has transformed authority control process into a largely automatic process with the help of vendors and specialized software. This handout provides more detailed procedures than the presentation. It was presented at the Cross Timbers Library Collaborative 2019 conference at Texas Woman's University in Denton, Texas.
Date: August 2, 2019
Creator: Wolf, Stacey
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library
A Census of Game Collections in Libraries: Final Report (open access)

A Census of Game Collections in Libraries: Final Report

This report documents the Census of Game Collections in Libraries project funded by the Dean's Innovation Grant. The project set out to collect data on games in libraries' collection, house the data in the UNT repository to make it available to anyone, and establish a process to complete more in the future. The final report briefly describes the project scope, activities, budget, outcomes, best practices, and project continuity.
Date: July 17, 2019
Creator: Dewitt-Miller, Erin & Robson, Diane
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
Creating a Library Publishing Program for Scholarly Books: Your Options Are Limited (open access)

Creating a Library Publishing Program for Scholarly Books: Your Options Are Limited

This commentary article discusses the key questions to be addressed before establishing a library publishing program for scholarly books.
Date: 2019
Creator: Hawkins, Kevin S.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library

Using Digital Primary Resources in Instruction: Developing Digital Scholarship with Undergraduate Researchers

Presentation for the 2019 Texas Library Association Annual Conference. This presentation describes the use of digital primary resources for undergraduate instruction.
Date: April 16, 2019
Creator: Stayton, Jennifer
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

United States Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Association Conference Presentation

These are the notes for the presentation "Deciphering Signatures for Improved Discoverability of Electronic Theses and Dissertations." presentation looked at identification problems during the digitization of theses and dissertations. It was presented at the United States Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Association 2019 conference in Charleston, South Carolina.
Date: September 26, 2019
Creator: Berg, Jeremy; Wolf, Stacey & Yanowski, Kevin
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

We Need Diverse Resources

This was presented at the Brick and Click conference in 2019 at Northwest Missouri State University. It focused on building a diverse collection of resources and creating a welcoming space for all.
Date: November 1, 2019
Creator: Monahan, Jo
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

Automating the Authority Control Process

This presentation describes the process UNT's library has transformed authority control process into a largely automatic process with the help of vendors and specialized software. It was presented at the Cross Timbers Library Collaborative 2019 conference at Texas Woman's University in Denton, Texas.
Date: August 2, 2019
Creator: Wolf, Stacey
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

Cataloging for Makerspaces

This poster shares how makerspace items are cataloged by UNT Libraries and how they benefit the library. It was presented at the Mountain Plains Library Association 2019 Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Date: October 31, 2019
Creator: Robson, Diane; Sassen, Catherine & Yanowski, Kevin
Object Type: Poster
System: The UNT Digital Library

Deciphering Signatures for Improved Discoverability of Electronic Theses and Dissertations

This presentation looks at identification problems during the digitization of theses and dissertations. It was presented at the United States Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Association 2019 conference in Charleston, South Carolina.
Date: September 26, 2019
Creator: Berg, Jeremy; Wolf, Stacey & Yanowski, Kevin
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library
Assessing the Success of Mentoring Program for Academic Librarians (open access)

Assessing the Success of Mentoring Program for Academic Librarians

This paper is a part of the proceedings for the 2018 Library Assessment Conference. It describes an academic libraries' assessment of their faculty mentoring program.
Date: 2019
Creator: Harker, Karen; Keshmiripour, Setareh; McIntosh, Marcia; O'Toole, Erin & Sassen, Catherine
Object Type: Paper
System: The UNT Digital Library
Improving Library Services for Patrons of All Abilities: Final Report (open access)

Improving Library Services for Patrons of All Abilities: Final Report

Improving Library Services for Patrons of All Abilities: Final Report summarizes the project scope, activities, budget, outcomes, best practices, and project continuity. The project aimed to increase the awareness and mindfulness of the needs of patrons with disabilities and to improve services offered to accommodate those patrons. The project was funded by the Dean's Innovation Grant.
Date: September 30, 2019
Creator: Rowe, Jennifer
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
Special Collections podcast (open access)

Special Collections podcast

This report documents the Special Collections podcast project funded through the Dean's Innovation Grant. The final report briefly describes the project's activities, budget, outcomes, best practices, and sustainability.
Date: September 30, 2019
Creator: Judkins, Julie & Parker, Jaimi
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library