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After the Harvest: Preservation, Access, and Researcher Services for the 2016 End of Term Archive

This presentation discusses the End of Term Archive and methods for identifying and selecting in-scope content (including using registries, indices, and crowdsourcing URL nominations ["seeds"] through a web application called the URL Nomination Tool), new strategies for capturing web content (including crawling, browser rendering, and social media tools), access models including both an online portal as well as research datasets for use in computational analysis, and preservation data replication between partners using new export APIs and experimental tools developed as part of the IMLS-funded WASAPI project.
Date: December 13, 2016
Creator: Bailey, Jefferson; Grotke, Abigail & Phillips, Mark Edward
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

Becoming a Trustworthy Digital Repository: Some Thoughts

This presentation discuss the process that the UNT Libraries used to complete a TRAC self-audit published in Fall 2015
Date: July 18, 2016
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

Beyond Text: Best Practices for Cataloging Music-ETDs and Associated Audio-Visual Materials

This poster discusses issues and considerations in describing and integrating ETDs and associated content.
Date: May 25, 2016
Creator: Hartsock, Ralph & Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Object Type: Poster
System: The UNT Digital Library

Building an Online Academic Profile

Presentation for the Toulouse Graduate School workshop series discussing online academic profiles.
Date: October 25, 2016
Creator: Andrews, Pamela
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

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

This presentation contains 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: August 15, 2016
Creator: Tarver, Hannah
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

Characteristics of Tweets about African Cultural Heritage

This article investigates broad characteristics of tweets about African cultural heritage with possible implications for marketing by cultural heritage administrators and other stakeholders.
Date: May 20, 2016
Creator: Rorissa, Abebe; Assefa, Shimelis & Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Object Type: Book Chapter
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

Communicating Organizational Commitment to Long-Term Sustainability through a Trusted Digital Repository Self-Audit

This presentation 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.
Date: August 15, 2016
Creator: Krahmer, Ana
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

Developing an Outreach Plan for UNT Scholarly Works

Presentation for the 2016 Central Plains Network for Digital Asset Management Conference, discussing the details of how an outreach plan was created for the UNT Scholarly Works collection using institutional data to identify gaps in university participation.
Date: November 16, 2016
Creator: Andrews, Pamela & Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

DIY API: A Sierra-Based, Homegrown Catalog API

This presentation with notes provides an overview of the development process for building a local API using Sierra catalog data. This overview includes a discussion of terms, history of the project, and example applications.
Date: March 2016
Creator: Thomale, Jason
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

End of Term Web Archives: 2008, 2012, 2016 ...

This presentation provides an overview of the End of Term (EOT) Web Archive. The EOT Web Archive program is a multi-institution effort that aims to comprehensively capture and save U.S. Government websites at the end of presidential administrations. Beginning in 2008, the EOT has thus far preserved websites from administration changes in 2008 and 2012. The collaborative program is currently preparing for the 2016 electoral season.
Date: April 5, 2016
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

Expanding the ETD Collection to Capture More Complete Contents of Student Works

Presentation for the 2016 US Electronic Theses and Dissertation Association Conference describing the use of additional repository collections to capture supplemental works and make visible the labor of producing a thesis or dissertation.
Date: September 26, 2016
Creator: Andrews, Pamela
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library
Exploratory Analysis of Born-Digital Newspaper Content (open access)

Exploratory Analysis of Born-Digital Newspaper Content

This paper reports on exploratory investigations by the Texas Digital Newspaper Program to understand aggregate patterns in the generation of born-digital news editions by analyzing technical metadata extracted from the 3 million pages currently in the preservation collection.
Date: October 31, 2016
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward & Krahmer, Ana
Object Type: Paper
System: The UNT Digital Library

Exploratory Analysis of the End of Term Web Archive: Comparing Two Collections

This presentation describes a comparison of two web archives of the US Federal web domain collected at the end of the Bush administration (2008) and the end of the first Obama administration (2012). This exploratory analysis tracks changes in media types, TLDs, domains, and subdomains.
Date: June 22, 2016
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward; Chudnov, Dan & Jacobs, James R.
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library
Exploratory Analysis of the End of Term Web Archive: Comparing Two Collections (open access)

Exploratory Analysis of the End of Term Web Archive: Comparing Two Collections

This abstract describes the presentation "Exploratory Analysis of the End of Term Web Archive: Comparing Two Collections," comparing two web archives of the US Federal web domain collected at the end of the Bush administration (2008) and the end of the first Obama administration (2012). This exploratory analysis tracks changes in media types, TLDs, domains, and subdomains.
Date: June 22, 2016
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward; Chudnov, Dan & Jacobs, James R.
Object Type: Text
System: The UNT Digital Library
An Exploratory Study of the Description Field in the Digital Public Library of America (open access)

An Exploratory Study of the Description Field in the Digital Public Library of America

This paper presents results of an exploratory, quantitative analysis regarding the application of a free-text Description metadata element and data values associated with this element within aggregated metadata harvested from the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA).
Date: October 14, 2016
Creator: Tarver, Hannah; Zavalina, Oksana & Phillips, Mark Edward
Object Type: Paper
System: The UNT Digital Library
Harnessing Social Media for Promoting Tourism in Africa:  An Exploratory Analysis of Tweets (open access)

Harnessing Social Media for Promoting Tourism in Africa: An Exploratory Analysis of Tweets

This paper investigates the nature of tweets about African cultural heritage and potential strategies for tourism stakeholders.
Date: March 2016
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw; Assefa, Shimelis & Rorissa, Abebe
Object Type: Paper
System: The UNT Digital Library

Harvesting Democracy: Archiving Federal Government Web Content at End of Term

This presentation provides an overview of the End of Term Presidential web archive. This overview will help law librarians understand the history and scope of the "End of Term Web Archive" project so they can help select the right sites to harvest, make profitable use of the preserved materials, and more fully appreciate the urgent need for preserving web-based government information.
Date: June 17, 2016
Creator: Bailey, Jefferson; Grotke, Abigail & Phillips, Mark Edward
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

Identifier Usage and Maintenance in the UNT Libraries' Digital Collections

Presentation for the 2016 DCMI International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications. This presentation discusses the various ways that the UNT Libraries creates identifiers for objects and vocabulary values.
Date: 2016
Creator: Tarver, Hannah
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

Indexing Quality and Effectiveness: An Exploratory Analysis of Electronic Theses and Dissertations Representation

This poster details a study of index terms in UNT's Electronic Thesis and Dissertation collection to understand the effectiveness of terms in matching users' queries.
Date: October 16, 2016
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw & Phillips, Mark Edward
Object Type: Poster
System: The UNT Digital Library

Making the Most Out of Collaboration: Partnerships & Grant Applications for Long-Term Preservation

This presentation discusses the collaboration between Tarleton Library and Stephenville Public Library for a grant to digitize two early newspapers previously only available on microfilm, and collaborative partnership models for digital preservation of materials and grant applications.
Date: December 16, 2016
Creator: Castillo, Amy
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library
Metadata Enhancement Through Name Authority in the UNT Digital Library (open access)

Metadata Enhancement Through Name Authority in the UNT Digital Library

This book chapter contains a case study discussing the University of North Texas Libraries' implementation of name authority control in the UNT Digital Library as a means of increasing metadata records' quality and consistency, and of improving end-user retrieval.
Date: March 2016
Creator: Tarver, Hannah & Phillips, Mark Edward
Object Type: Book Chapter
System: The UNT Digital Library

Packaging Twitter Data for the Repository

Presentation within a panel on social media during the Third International Workshop on Web Archiving and Digital Libraries at the 2016 Joint Conferece for Digital Libraries. This presentation discusses the inclusion of twitter data within the UNT Data Repository.
Date: June 23, 2016
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library