Indexing Quality and Effectiveness: An Exploratory Analysis of Electronic Theses and Dissertations Representation (open access)

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

This paper analyzes the quality and effectiveness of indexing terms – both authorized terms from controlled vocabularies and free-text keywords – used to succinctly describe the content of the electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs).
Date: December 27, 2016
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw & Phillips, Mark Edward
Object Type: Paper
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

Revisiting Copyright and Scholarly Communication Issues while Promoting Open Educational Resources (OER)

This presentation discusses trends and initiatives in promoting open access and open educational resources.
Date: December 16, 2016
Creator: Helge, Kris & Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

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

Trends in Digital Newspaper Delivery: Leveraging existing resources, collaborations, and interoperability in the libraries community

This presentation reflects on the latest efforts toward improving the digital delivery of "hyperlocal" news in libraries, followed by open discussion, with a focus on multi-institutional collaborations, leveraging existing platforms and resources, and interoperability via IIIF for digital newspapers.
Date: December 12, 2016
Creator: Rabun, Sheila; Estlund, Karen & Phillips, Mark Edward
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

The Training Games Program: A Method for Digitization Skills Refreshment and Certification

Presented at the 2016 Digital Library Federation (DLF) Forum. This presentation provides an overview of a pilot digitization skills training program for student assistants in the University of North Texas Libraries Digital Projects Lab
Date: November 8, 2016
Creator: McIntosh, Marcia & Willis, Shannon
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

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

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

Bringing Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs) to the Point of Use: Metadata vs. Full-Text Controversy

This presentation discusses the increase of URLS within electronic theses and dissertations at UNT, and a comparison of queries through metadata and full-text discovery.
Date: September 30, 2016
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
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

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

What Can We Learn From a Statewide Collection of Newspaper PDFs?

Presentation for the 2016 IFLA News Media Satellite Meeting. This presentation examines the statewide collection of newspaper PDFs through the Texas Digital Newspaper Program at UNT to support preservation and access planning at UNT Libraries.
Date: August 11, 2016
Creator: Krahmer, Ana & Phillips, Mark Edward
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

UNT Faculty Analysis of Scholarly Works

This presentation provides a breakdown of current faculty contributions to the UNT Scholarly Works collection by department, tenure-status, and involvement with non-traditional works such as Honors College collaborations and patents.
Date: August 5, 2016
Creator: Andrews, Pamela & Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
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

Standardizing Quality Control of Images

This presentation contains an overview of how the UNT Libraries Digital Project Unit created a quality control rubric to assess partner-contributed images against department standards.
Date: July 22, 2016
Creator: Willis, Shannon
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

The Training Games Program: A Method for Digitization Skills Refreshment and Certification

This presentation provides an overview of a pilot digitization skills training program for student assistants in the University of North Texas Libraries Digital Projects Lab
Date: July 22, 2016
Creator: McIntosh, Marcia & Willis, Shannon
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library

Who's Who in the Institutional Repository

This presentation discusses potential plans to expand student collections in the UNT Scholarly Works collection.
Date: July 22, 2016
Creator: Andrews, Pamela
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

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

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

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