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[Review] Little Big (open access)

[Review] Little Big

This column reviews the book "Little Big" by Jonathan Bentley for inclusion in school libraries. This review includes recommendations for teachers, content subjects, and a recommended grade level.
Date: February 1, 2016
Creator: Monahan, Jo
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
[Review] Mummy Cat (open access)

[Review] Mummy Cat

This column reviews the book "Mummy Cat" by Marcus Ewert for inclusion in school libraries. This review includes recommendations for teachers, content subjects, and a recommended grade level.
Date: February 1, 2016
Creator: Monahan, Jo
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library

Assessing the Success of a Mentoring Program for Academic Librarians

Presentation for the 2018 Library Assessment Conference. This presentation describes the assessment of a mentoring program at an academic library.
Date: December 5, 2018
Creator: Harker, Karen; Keshmiripour, Setareh; McIntosh, Marcia; O'Toole, Erin & Sassen, Catherine
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

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

Evaluation of a Bestsellers Leasing Program in an Academic Library

This presentation provides an overview of the University of North Texas Libraries assessment of a book leasing program for popular fiction and non-fiction items.
Date: July 22, 2016
Creator: Condrey, Coby
Object Type: Presentation
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

Making MINES for Libraries Work for Your Library

This presentation provides an overview of the use of MINES for Libraries® at the University of North Texas Libraries.
Date: July 22, 2016
Creator: Harker, Karen & Parwani, Priya B.
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

Charting New Territory: Mapping the UNT Libraries Collections

Presentation given at the Cross Timbers Library Collaborative (CTLC) Conference on July 22, 2016. This presentation describes the components and creation of the Collection Map, a collection assessment tool developed by the University of North Texas.
Date: July 22, 2016
Creator: Harker, Karen & Klein, Janette
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

Promoting Excellent Service: Establishing Core Competencies in Training Student Employees

This presentation provides an overview of the University of North Texas Libraries Access Services training plan for student employees.
Date: July 22, 2016
Creator: Keshmiripour, Setareh; Knox, Briana & Peebles, Emily
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

Let's Get Judgy: Rubric Based Evaluation of Electronic Resources

This poster describes the workflow for evaluating one resources using rubrics covering overall functionality, usability, and licensing and contracts. This poster was presented at the American Library Association Annual Conference in Orlando, FL on June 25, 2016, and at the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions World Library and Information Congress in Columbus, Ohio on August 15, 2016.
Date: June 25, 2016
Creator: Miller, Erin & Crawford, Laurel
Object Type: Poster
System: The UNT Digital Library

Letting the collections tell their story: Using Tableau for collection evaluation

This presentation contains the workshop presented at the 2016 Library and Information Technology Association Forum pre-conference session. This workshop presentation includes an introduction to the Tableau Public software, data management, and developing dashboards.
Date: November 17, 2016
Creator: Harker, Karen; Klein, Janette & Parwani, Priya B.
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

Collection Assessment & ARL Libraries Summary Results from ARL SPEC KIT #352

This poster summarizes results from the Association of Research Libraries SPEC Kit #352: Collection Assessment.
Date: October 31, 2016
Creator: Harker, Karen & Klein, Janette
Object Type: Poster
System: The UNT Digital Library

Are print books REALLY dead?

This poster describes a study of e-book usage using the Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology (UTAUT) and Technology Acceptances Model (TAM).
Date: November 3, 2016
Creator: Rodriguez, Allyson; Smith, Susan; Miller, Erin & Billings, Emily
Object Type: Poster
System: The UNT Digital Library

The Case for a Publishing Analytics Data Alliance

This presentation discusses Project Meerkat, a project aimed “to develop guidelines and standards for digital scholarly monograph usage data and to construct a neutral organizational apparatus for the ongoing collection and aggregation of data about these scholarly publications,” and the resulting cooperative to be developed out of that project, the Publishing Analytics Data Alliance.
Date: November 21, 2016
Creator: Hawkins, Kevin S.
Object Type: Presentation
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

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

More Than Just a Degree: Preparing Graduate Library Students For Their Future

This poster outlines the recent restructure of the Graduate Library Assistant Program at the University of North Texas Libraries.
Date: April 19, 2016
Creator: Keshmiripour, Setareh & Zerangue, Amanda
Object Type: Poster
System: The UNT Digital Library

A Publishing Analytics Data Alliance

We invite publishers, libraries, research centers, societies, funders, aggregators, and other scholarly communication stakeholders to join Project Meerkat to develop guidelines and standards for digital scholarly monograph usage data and to construct a neutral organizational apparatus for the ongoing collection and aggregation of data about these scholarly publications.
Date: April 19, 2016
Creator: Hawkins, Kevin S.
Object Type: Poster
System: The UNT Digital Library
OA Resource Rubric (open access)

OA Resource Rubric

This rubric represents a simple and effective way to determine if an Open Access resources is of appropriate quality for inclusion in a library catalog.
Date: July 19, 2016
Creator: Rodriguez, Allyson
Object Type: Text
System: The UNT Digital Library

Chicken-Scratch Decoded: Deciphering Professor Signatures for Improved Discoverability of ETDs

This poster describes the process for deciphering professor signatures for improved discoverability of ETDs.
Date: April 19, 2016
Creator: Wolf, Stacey & Yanowski, Kevin
Object Type: Poster
System: The UNT Digital Library

Succession Planning Through Mentoring in the Library

This presentation discusses succession planning through mentoring, including an overview of survey results with a special focus on succession planning and mentoring within academic libraries.
Date: April 21, 2016
Creator: Leuzinger, Julie & Rowe, Jennifer
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