This presentation discusses how the UNT Libraries approaches collection assessment and its follow-up actions. It touches on the nature of collection evaluation in libraries in general and how UNT's assessment strategy employs a subject-oriented perspective in particular. It was presented at the Library Assessment Conference of 2018 in Houston, Texas.
December 6, 2018
Harker, Karen; Crawford, Laurel & Condrey, Coby
This article studies the marketing practices of predatory journals through the analysis of a a subset of the 1,816 e-mails received by a single university biology faculty member during a 24-month period.
March 19, 2018
Burggren, Warren W.; Madasu, Dilip; Hawkins, Kevin S. & Halbert, Martin
Presentation delivered at the 2018 Louisiana Virtual Academic Library Conference. This presentation describes the University of North Texas Libraries' multi-year effort to improve vendor relations by proactively preventing problems and by responding effectively to new situations as they arise.
This presentation is an overview of the 3Dhotbed Project that seeks to enhance book history instruction by providing access to affordable teaching tools and related materials for pedagogical purposes. It was presented at the Born to Be 3D: Digital Stewardship of Intrinsic 3D Data conference held by the Library of Congress on November 2, 2018.
November 2, 2018
McIntosh, Marcia; Jacobs, Courtney E. & O'Sullivan, Kevin
This is a portion of a report, Building a Trusted Framework for Coordinating OA Monograph Usage Data, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to study the landscape of usage for open-access scholarly monographs and investigate the viability of creating a data trust for sharing usage data among stakeholders in the publishing ecosystem.
Suzor, Nic; Gray, Joanne Elizabeth; Neylon, Cameron; Montgomery, Lucy; Ozaygen, Alkim; Hawkins, Kevin S. et al.
Information technology continues to evolve, libraries may not always wait on vendors or third parties to provide solutions for their diverse local needs.This article discusses the need for libraries to develop in-house Software and based on the University of North Texas Libraries experiences, it provides key considerations for the successful implementation.
This report documents the Intersections of Scholarly Communication & Information Literacy Workshop project funded through the 2017 Dean's Innovation Grant. The final report describes Intersections of Scholarly Communication & Information Literacy Workshop project activities, budget, outcomes, best practices, and sustainability.
October 19, 2018
Martin, John Edward; Hardin, Gregory & O'Keefe, Lynette
This presentation was delivered as part of a literary conference on "Monstrosity and the Topography of Fear" sponsored by the Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts. It argues that the Alex Garland film Annihilation (2018) and the Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda comic series Monstress (2015) both enact post-human dramas of colonization by the Other, figured as both alien and natural forces, but leave room for the possibility of "hybrid bodies" that allow for integration of the human and the non-human, and a mutual agency that might be productive of new ways of existing and acting in harmony.
This report documents The Portal to Texas History User Guide Video project funded through the 2017 Dean's Innovation Grant. The final report describes The Portal to Texas History User Guide Video project activities, budget, outcomes, best practices, and sustainability.
This report documents the Call and response: Engaging with African American male students through culturally relevant music resources project funded through the 2017 Dean's Innovation Grant. The final report describes project activities, budget, outcomes, best practices, and sustainability.
This presentation focuses on the 3Dhotbed collection's goal of creating a bibliographic community. The team discusses their challenges of broadening the project while ensuring quality metadata and long-term preservation. It was presented at the Digital Library Federation Forum held in Las Vegas, Nevada on October 15-17, 2018.
October 16, 2018
Jacobs, Courtney E.; McIntosh, Marcia & O'Sullivan, Kevin
This report documents the Finding the Right Words: User-generated description of television news collections project funded through the 2017 Dean's Innovation Grant. The final report describes project activities, budget, outcomes, best practices, and sustainability.
This report documents the It's in the Bag--Creating Sustainability in the Faculty Book Delivery Service project funded through the 2017 Dean's Innovation Grant. The final report describes the It's in the Bag--Creating Sustainability in the Faculty Book Delivery Service project activities, budget, outcomes, best practices, and sustainability.
This poster provides information to online designers and educators about creating digitally accessible learning environments. It was presented at the American Association of Teaching and Curriculum (AATC) 25th Annual Conference held in Dallas, Texas on October 4-6, 2018.
October 4, 2018
Roy, Meranda M. & Phillips Christensen, Keri
Panel proposal for iPRES 2018, the 15th International Conference on Digital Preservation. This proposal outlines a panel discussion on the preservation of electronic government information, including a brief discussion of the need for digital preservation efforts and an overview of the Preservation of Electronic Government Information (PEGI) Project.
Presentation for the 2018 International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions International News Media Conference. This presentation describes how the Texas Digital Newspaper Program partners with other libraries and museum to preserve materials, and how this can act as a safeguard after natural disasters in the area.
Paper presented at the 2018 International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications Initiative (DCMI). This paper 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.
This article discusses a session on "Fake News and the Fate of Our Democracy" at the 2018 Texas Association of School Boards Summer Leadership Institute, and provides information on resources and strategies for assessing the legitimacy of news information.
Presentation for the UNT Libraries Subject Librarian Workgroup August 2018 Meeting. This presentation recaps the presentation "Transforming Liaison Services at the UNT Libraries: Deconstructing and Reconstructing Library Liaisonship" from the 2018 Cross Timbers Library Collaborative annual conference for an internal audience.