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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

Documenting Institutional Knowledge Through TRAC Self-Audit: A Case Study

Book chapter on the Trusted Repository Audit and Checklist (TRAC) process through the lens of contextual dimensions within knowledge management, using the case study of the University of North Texas Libraries.
Date: October 26, 2017
Creator: Krahmer, Ana; Andrews, Pamela; Tarver, Hannah; Phillips, Mark Edward & Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Object Type: Book Chapter
System: The UNT Digital Library

Understanding Connections: Examining Digital Library and Institutional Repository Use Overlap

Presentation for the 13th International Conference on Open Repositories. This presentation examines how users navigate between UNT Scholarly Works and other collections available through the University of North Texas Digital Library.
Date: June 7, 2018
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward; Andrews, Pamela & Krahmer, Ana
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

Experiments in Operationalizing Metadata Quality Interfaces: A Case Study at the University of North Texas Libraries

Presentation for the 2018 Dublin Core Metadata Initiative Conference. This presentation describes work underway at the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries to design and implement interfaces and tools for analyzing metadata quality in their local metadata editing environment.
Date: September 10, 2018
Creator: Tarver, Hannah & Phillips, Mark Edward
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

Tools and Workflows for Managing Metadata at the UNT Libraries

Presentation for the Central Plains Network for Digital Asset Management Virtual Conference. This presentation provides an overview of interface design features in the metadata editing system for the University of North Texas Libraries' Digital Collections.
Date: November 7, 2017
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward & Tarver, Hannah
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

New Interfaces for Metadata Quality Improvement in the UNT Libraries' Digital Collections

Presentation for the Innovating with Metadata Virtual Conference. This presentation provides an overview of interface design features in the metadata editing system for the University of North Texas Libraries' Digital Collections.
Date: November 9, 2017
Creator: Tarver, Hannah & Phillips, Mark Edward
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

User Directed Scrapbook Digitization

Presentation for the 2018 Digital Library Federation Forum. This presentation provides an overview of a study to understand user preferences in the digitization of scrapbooks.
Date: October 16, 2018
Creator: Willis, Shannon & McIntosh, Marcia
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

Born Digital Newspaper Collections

Presentation for the 2017 Dodging the Memory Hole Conference. This presentation provides an overview of the ingest of Texas Press Association PDFs through the Texas Digital Newspaper Program at UNT Libraries.
Date: November 15, 2017
Creator: Krahmer, Ana & Phillips, Mark Edward
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

The Portal to Texas History: The Time Machine to Find Your Ancestors

Presentation for the East Texas Genealogical Society. This presentation provides an overview of how The Portal to Texas History can be used for genealogical research.
Date: October 14, 2017
Creator: Krahmer, Ana
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library
User Directed Scrapbook Digitization Script (open access)

User Directed Scrapbook Digitization Script

Script notes for the presentation "User Directed Scrapbook Digitization" at the 2018 Digital Library Federation Forum. This presentation provides an overview of a study to understand user preferences in the digitization of scrapbooks.
Date: October 16, 2018
Creator: Willis, Shannon & McIntosh, Marcia
Object Type: Text
System: The UNT Digital Library

A Dream of Spring: Creation of an IR Managers Forum

Lightning round presentation for the 2018 Charleston Conference: Issues in Book and Serial Acquisition. This presentation describes the development of the Institutional Repository Managers Forum.
Date: November 9, 2018
Creator: Shorey, Christy; Andrews, Pamela; Jerome, Erin & Dabrowski, Anna
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library
Data, Information, and Knowledge Management: University of North Texas and Texas Woman's University Institutional Repositories Initiatives / Experiences (open access)

Data, Information, and Knowledge Management: University of North Texas and Texas Woman's University Institutional Repositories Initiatives / Experiences

This paper describes a best practice forum to convey how the University of North Texas and Texas Woman's University Libraries facilitate scholarly communications endeavors related to knowledge management.
Date: November 10, 2018
Creator: Helge, Kris; Zerangue, Amanda; Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw & Andrews, Pamela
Object Type: Paper
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

Data Readiness and the Digital Public Library of America

Presentation for the 2018 Texas Library Association Annual Conference. This presentation describes the work of the Texas Digital Library (TDL) Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) Metadata Working Group, resources for preparing data, and the experiences of the Houston Public Library.
Date: April 2018
Creator: Hiott, Judith; Park, Kristi L.; Tarver, Hannah & Duran, Albert
Object Type: Presentation
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
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
"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

Quality Assurance and Evaluation of Change for Patent Metadata

Presented at the 2017 Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Annual Conference. This poster describes a study of metadata quality assurance within the Texas Patents Collection of The Portal to Texas History.
Date: October 30, 2017
Creator: Zavalina, Oksana; Phillips, Mark Edward & Tarver, Hannah
Object Type: Poster
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

Hosting Book History: The 3Dhotbed Project in the University of North Texas Digital Library

This poster describes the development of the 3Dhotbed (3D History of the Book Education) project.
Date: February 5, 2018
Creator: McIntosh, Marcia; Jacobs, Courtney E. & O'Sullivan, Kevin
Object Type: Poster
System: The UNT Digital Library

N. W. Ayer & Son's American Newspaper Annual and Directory OCR Text Dataset

Dataset of OCR text from N. W. Ayer & Son's American Newspaper Annual and Directory. This dataset includes volumes covering the years 1910 to 1922. In all there are 25 volumes comprised of 16,669 pages of text.
Date: August 22, 2018
Creator: Andrews, Pamela
Object Type: Dataset
System: The UNT Digital Library