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Bradstreet, Anne Dudley (1612-1672)

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Encyclopedia article on American poet Anne Dudley Bradstreet.
Date: 2006
Creator: Martin, John
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library

Smith, Elizabeth Oakes Prince (1806-1893)

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Encyclopedia article on American poet Elizabeth Oakes Smith.
Date: 2006
Creator: Martin, John
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library

Osgood, Frances Sargent Locke (1811-1850)

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Encyclopedia article on American poet Frances Sargent Osgood.
Date: 2006
Creator: Martin, John
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library

Whitman, Sarah Helen Power (1803-1878)

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Encyclopedia article on American poet Sarah Helen Whitman.
Date: 2006
Creator: Martin, John
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library

Cost-to-hire Template

Spreadsheet template developed for the UNT Libraries to calculate the cost to hire individuals.
Date: January 24, 2024
Creator: Brannon, Sian & Park, Shaureece
Object Type: Interactive Resource
System: The UNT Digital Library
Predicting Student Success with and without Library Instruction (open access)

Predicting Student Success with and without Library Instruction

Conference proceedings paper sharing a study to determine the impact that "one-shot" library instruction sessions had on students' success in two foundational English courses. Overall, attendance in library instruction had a small but statistically significant impact on student success metrics. The main purpose of this analysis was to demonstrate the value of predictive modeling of student success and identify the key groups for which library instruction could provide the most impact. This is the accepted manuscript version of the final paper.
Date: 2023
Creator: Harker, Karen; Rowe, Jennifer & Hargis, Carol
Object Type: Paper
System: The UNT Digital Library
Transgender Workplace Belonging in Libraries Survey (open access)

Transgender Workplace Belonging in Libraries Survey

Survey developed as part of a research study related to transgender and gender non-conforming people's experience of workplace belonging in U.S. libraries. The survey was open for responses between September 1, 2023 and November 30, 2023. Results are not included in this document.
Date: September 2023
Creator: Keralis, Spencer D. C.; Knox, Briana; Leuzinger, Julie & Peebles, Emily
Object Type: Paper
System: The UNT Digital Library
Video Game Equipment Loss and Durability in a Circulating Academic Collection (open access)

Video Game Equipment Loss and Durability in a Circulating Academic Collection

This article reviewed twelve years of circulation data related to loss and damage of video game equipment, specifically consoles, game controllers, and gaming peripherals such as steering wheels, virtual reality headsets, and joysticks in an academic library collection.
Date: September 24, 2023
Creator: Robson, Diane; Bryant, Sarah & Sassen, Catherine
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
Making Our Library Spaces More Accessible: Accessible Furniture for Sycamore Library: Final Report (open access)

Making Our Library Spaces More Accessible: Accessible Furniture for Sycamore Library: Final Report

This report details the feedback from library users and staff, collected via a survey of students with disabilities and a separate survey of library employees, highlighted a need for more accessible furniture in library spaces. The project members purchased various selections of library furniture during the grant period, and staff observed and recorded how users engaged with the new furniture. The project outcome details the recorded observations of users interacting with furniture from the team members.
Date: September 29, 2023
Creator: Rowe, Jennifer; Venner, Mary Ann & Sittel, Robbie
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
Rankism Survey (open access)

Rankism Survey

Survey created by the UNT Library Council on Diversity and Inclusion (LCDI) exploring if rankism in the UNT Libraries contributes to experiences. It was created based on results from a previous survey, the UNT Libraries' Climate Survey, which identified feelings of belittlement or degradation in the UNT Libraries. The survey was open for responses between November 1, 2023 and November 15, 2023. Results are not included in this document.
Date: November 2023
Creator: University of North Texas. Libraries. Library Council on Diversity and Inclusion.
Object Type: Paper
System: The UNT Digital Library
Creating an Inclusive Environment for Student-Parents (open access)

Creating an Inclusive Environment for Student-Parents

This report asserts that college students who are also parenting young children often face additional challenges on their path to academic success. The authors of the report state that UNT libraries begin addressing these challenges through two initiatives: circulating toys and books for young children and hosting designated study hours for student-parents, funded by a Dean's Innovation Grant for $2500.
Date: 2023
Creator: Brents, Madison & Akers, Emily
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
Holistic Collection Assessment (open access)

Holistic Collection Assessment

This report asserts that the UNT Libraries has been making efforts to address the vestiges of systemic oppression of socially and politically minoritized populations. The project team members conducted a survey and a focus group, and they consulted with an advisory group consisting of representatives from the library, student affairs, and the professorate.
Date: September 30, 2022
Creator: Byrne, Sephra; Harker, Karen; Leuzinger, Julie & Rich, Jack
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
The Soundbox: A Music Engagement Lab (open access)

The Soundbox: A Music Engagement Lab

Report asserts that The Soundbox was designed as a public space within the Music Library where UNT community members can engage with various types of music technology to learn and create. The overall goal was to utilize Music Library space for public use in a way that increases engagement.
Date: October 6, 2023
Creator: Huff, David; Wolski, Kristin A.; Fernandez, Sabino; Lemons, Justin & Sellers, Steven
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library

Scavenger Hunts, Zoom & Trolls: Lessons Learned from Virtual Outreach

Poster highlighting virtual outreach events to engage students during the COVID-19 pandemic. These events utilized Zoom’s video conferencing technology and aimed to be entertaining while also promoting the library’s virtual reference services.
Date: August 7, 2023
Creator: Brents, Madison
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library
2023 UNT OA Symposium: Open Pedagogy and OER Workshop captions transcript

2023 UNT OA Symposium: Open Pedagogy and OER Workshop

Video recording of the session, "Open Pedagogy and OER Workshop," for the UNT Open Access Symposium held virtually on April 14, 2023. This workshop offers some practical tools and advice for developing OER and open pedagogy practices.
Date: April 14, 2023
Creator: Van Diest, Kristin; Boucher, Tricia & Antes, Isabelle
Object Type: Video
System: The UNT Digital Library
2023 UNT OA Symposium: Opening Remarks captions transcript

2023 UNT OA Symposium: Opening Remarks

Video recording of the opening remarks for the UNT Open Access Symposium held virtually on April 14, 2023.
Date: April 14, 2023
Creator: Martin, John Edward & Antes, Isabelle
Object Type: Video
System: The UNT Digital Library
2023 UNT OA Symposium: OER and Open Textbook Projects at UNT captions transcript

2023 UNT OA Symposium: OER and Open Textbook Projects at UNT

Video recording of the session, "OER and Open Textbook Projects at UNT," for the UNT Open Access Symposium held virtually on April 14, 2023. This session is a panel of UNT faculty that discuss their university-sponsored OER and open textbook projects. They consider how these projects were conceived, created, and implemented in the classroom and what the outcomes, benefits, and drawbacks might be.
Date: April 14, 2023
Creator: Martin, John Edward; Connors, Priscilla L.; Ding, Junhua; Hawamdeh, Suliman M.; Ryan, Sarah & Webb, Jae
Object Type: Video
System: The UNT Digital Library
2023 UNT OA Symposium: Recent Texas Legislation Affecting Course Materials and OER captions transcript

2023 UNT OA Symposium: Recent Texas Legislation Affecting Course Materials and OER

Video recording of the session, "Recent Texas Legislation Affecting Course Materials and OER," for the UNT Open Access Symposium held virtually on April 14, 2023. This session looks at two recent pieces of legislation-- Texas SB 810 (OER course markings) and HB 1027 (disclosure of course material information)--and their implications for Texas institutions of higher education.
Date: April 14, 2023
Creator: Ivie, DeeAnn; McClean, Jessica & Towery, Stephanie
Object Type: Video
System: The UNT Digital Library
2023 UNT OA Symposium: Federal Initiatives Supporting Open Science and Equitable Access captions transcript

2023 UNT OA Symposium: Federal Initiatives Supporting Open Science and Equitable Access

Video recording of the session, "Federal Initiatives Supporting Open Science and Equitable Access," for the UNT Open Access Symposium held virtually on April 14, 2023. This session focuses on recent federal initiatives supporting Open Science and public access to federally-funded research, including those outlined in the 2022 Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) memo, Ensuring Free, Immediate, and Equitable Access to Federally Funded Research.
Date: April 14, 2023
Creator: Steen-James, Katie & Waugh, Laura
Object Type: Video
System: The UNT Digital Library
UNT Students' Guide to Voting & Civic Engagement (open access)

UNT Students' Guide to Voting & Civic Engagement

Paper sharing resources for voting and civic engagement for UNT students created by the UNT Libraries. At UNT Libraries, we believe in the voices of our students. Your ability to make informed voting decisions while in college affects your voting behavior in the future. We want you to be empowered to use your vote to raise your voice about what matters to you. This packet will walk you through the registration process, provide tips and recommendations for preparing to vote, inform you about what happens at the polls, and offer information about where and how you can vote, as well as share FAQs from Campus Vote Project and helpful resources you can use to learn more about voting in Texas and the counties where UNT students live.
Date: September 4, 2023
Creator: Henson, Brea
Object Type: Paper
System: The UNT Digital Library
Lone Star Ink: Texas NDNP 2023 (open access)

Lone Star Ink: Texas NDNP 2023

Data management plan for the grant, "Lone Star Ink: Texas NDNP 2023."
Date: 2023-09-01/2025-08-31
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward & Krahmer, Ana
Object Type: Text
System: The UNT Digital Library
EAGER: Secure Research Impact Metric Data Exchange: Data Supply Chain and Vocabulary Development (open access)

EAGER: Secure Research Impact Metric Data Exchange: Data Supply Chain and Vocabulary Development

Data management plan for the grant, "EAGER: Secure Research Impact Metric Data Exchange: Data Supply Chain and Vocabulary Development." This project aims to inform whether a national cyberinfrastructure is needed to support the exchange and processing of sensitive and proprietary usage and impact metrics generated by US-based research publishers and distributors. Specifically, this project will advance open science by: a) documenting the usage and impact data supply chain for article and data research outputs, to complement findings for books, and b) engaging research infrastructure stakeholders to crosswalk usage and impact related vocabularies across scholarship outputs and disciplines.
Date: 2023-09-01/2024-08-31
Creator: Drummond, Christina
Object Type: Text
System: The UNT Digital Library

Tips and Tricks for Using Create Lists in Sierra

Presentation on using the Create List function in Sierra, a library service platform. It covers the basics of how to use create lists, some best practices, as well as some slightly more advanced uses like Import records, JSON queries, and using Regular Expressions in the search info. It was presented at the 2023 Innovative Users Group Conference held in Phoenix, Arizona.
Date: May 12, 2023
Creator: Wolf, Stacey
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

Automating Monthly Clean Up: No longer a babysitter

Presentation on automating the clean up of catalog records in Sierra using SQL queries and Python scripts. It was presented at the 2023 Innovative Users Group Conference held in Phoenix, Arizona.
Date: May 12, 2023
Creator: Wolf, Stacey
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library