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    • DARTing Across North Texas 

      San Antonio, Amy (2019)
      Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) and the University of North Texas (UNT) Special Collections have teamed up to create the DART Historical Archive, which documents its history from August 1983 to the most recent technological ...
    • Developing Edge Librarianship: Digital Services Graduate Research Assistants at TWU 

      Headrick, Elizabeth (2019)
      Elizabeth Headrick served as a Graduate Research Assistant for the Digital Services unit of the TWU Libraries during her time as a SLIS student. This presentation focuses on how her work as a GRA in Digital Services allowed ...
    • Five Minutes of Five Years of First Year Composition 

      Whitmer, Susan (2019)
      Susan Whitmer, Instruction Librarian at Texas Woman’s University, discusses her evolving approach to teaching information literacy to First-Year Composition classes. The past five years have been a dynamic time for teaching ...
    • Getting Down to Earth with Free Government Resources: Geology 

      Morland, Marna (2019)
      Marna Morland, member of the Government Information Affinity Group, returns with an explosion of free government electronic resources on the topic of Earth Sciences. This presentation covers topics such as astrogeology, ...
    • I “art” libraries: Exhibiting 101 

      Ross, Bethany; O'Pella, Sarah (2018-08-10)
      Art is essential for expressing a community’s cultural identity and promoting the growth of ideas. Libraries can leverage local resources to provide patrons with access to quality art experiences and services. Embrace your ...
    • The Impact of Library Instruction on Undergraduate Success: A four-year study 

      Hargis, Carol; Rowe, Jennifer; Leuzinger, Julie (2018-08-10)
      This presentation tracks library instruction impact on undergraduate English students by using anonymized student information, including grades and semester GPAs, to find a correlation between library instruction classes ...
    • Implement and Maintain Your DDA Plan in 500 Easy Steps 

      Siu, Natasha; Sanabria, Sarah; Barrett, Heather (2019)
      Was setting up Demand Driven Acquisition at your library a memorable experience? After six years under a DDA ebook plan, the SMU Libraries began to fully reevaluate what had been turned on. With attractive new purchasing ...
    • Inter-library Communication with Google 

      Bartush, Ginger (2019)
      Presentation on how the TWU Libraries' Interlibrary Loan department has used Google Apps to improve communication within the library.
    • John Rogers and Georgette de Bruchard: A Photographic History of Development and Life in Dallas, 1950-1990 

      Ivie, Sam; Dodson, Margaret (2019)
      This archives collection contains the photography of John Rogers and Georgette de Bruchard. The materials focus primarily on the Dallas and Fort Worth region, particularly on Dallas development during the 1950s-1980s and ...
    • The Kempner Empire: Establishing Digitization Processes and Workflows for a Large-scale Collection 

      Kellum, Christina (2019)
      With support from the Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund and the Rosenberg Library, the University of North Texas Digital Projects Unit has taken on the job of digitizing the Kempner family’s business papers, which span ...
    • Knitting Together Qualitative and Quantitative Data About Your E-journals 

      Harker, Karen; Hergert, Christopher (2019)
      When it comes to developing collections, librarians have historically faced the dilemma of providing access to high quality resources versus those that are highly used. The Journal Citation Reports (JCR) is a tool that ...
    • Making a Case for Makerspaces 

      Edge, Nancy (2018-08-10)
      Libraries strive to create and foster a collaborative learning environment for various types of learners. To fulfill this mission, libraries need to include a space that engages users and gives them opportunities to use ...
    • Making HerStory OurStory-Building a Wikipedia program from the ground up 

      Dodd, Samantha (2018-08-10)
      In an effort to provide increased access to Special Collections and open access library materials, staff at UT Arlington libraries designed a program to utilize Wikipedia’s reach and resources. The program began with ...
    • Meditative Mandala 

      Vaidyanathan, Revathi (2019)
      The word “Mandala” is an ancient Sanskrit word meaning symbols of unity and completeness. The principle of Mandala art has been utilized by various cultures around the world as a means of self-expression, spiritual ...
    • The OA2020 Expression of Interest 

      Hawkins, Kevin (2018-08-10)
      The OA2020 Expression of Interest OA2020 is an international initiative that supports institutions committed to the large-scale shift toward open access to the scholarly journal literature. Institutions that sign the ...
    • Organizing Campus-Wide Graduate Student Workshops Using Digital Badges 

      Baeza, Victor (2018-08-10)
      Academic libraries exist in large part to support users and their learning experience at the university. The spectrum of how to do this has widened to include new types of services and resources. The challenge then is to ...
    • Preparing for the Main Event: Creating a culture of customer service 

      Pittman, Shedrick (2018-08-10)
      Customer Service is more than just being nice. It is a teachable skill as important, if not more, than technical skills in our service-oriented industry. In 2017, NCTC Libraries--Gainesville Campus participated in a ...
    • Pronunciator: A powerful tool for language learning 

      Katzenstein, Lisa (2018-08-10)
      Pronunciator is a phenomenal tool for learning any language. I will be focusing in on how a foreign language student can learn Spanish, one of 87 languages taught on Pronunciator. For this pre¬sentation English will be the ...
    • Reference is Dead: A Peer Research Assistant Program 

      Smith, Andrew (2018-08-10)
      The classic reference interaction with patrons is all but a thing of the past. At our institution, the reference desk itself disappeared altogether five years ago, with reference shifting to an on-call model. This ghosting ...
    • Subject-Based Collection Evaluation: Context, Assessment Strategies, & Enhancement 

      Crawford, Laurel; Harker, Karen; Condrey, Coby (2019)
      This panel discussion will review the way collection development librarians at UNT have designed ongoing assessment and augmentation of the research collection in a holistic manner. The approach includes dividing the ...