The University of North Texas Libraries are proud to unveil Mean Green Mapped!

Mean Green Mapped is an interactive web map utilizing GIS software to illustrate UNT’s history through photographs and other media. Using historic maps, aerials and photographs, we seek to generate interest in the resources available at UNT Libraries and to commemorate UNT’s 125 years of service to students and community. 

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Dr. Kenna Lang Archer is an instructor at Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas, where she teaches U.S. environmental history, Texas history and American history. Her first book, Unruly Waters, was published by University of New Mexico Press. She recently finished writing an updated edition of Ogallala: Water for a Dry Land  with John Opie and Char Miller. She will be presenting her current research project at the Western History Association meeting in October. 

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Ms. Giselle Greenidge is a doctoral student in the Department of Sociology. Her major concentration is Global and Comparative Sociology and her minor concentration is Social Stratification. Ms. Greenidge is a teaching fellow at UNT, and her research interests include culture, globalization, and immigration. 
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Dr. Kenneth Hafertepe grew up in Dallas, then attended Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. His graduate work was in American Civilization at the University of Texas at Austin. Since 2000, Dr. Hafertepe has taught in the Department of Museum Studies at Baylor University. He has written six books, co-edited two more, and has written many articles on American and Texan material culture.

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Dr. Evelyn Montgomery is the Director of Curatorial Affairs at Dallas Heritage Village, an outdoor museum that contains two of the cabins recorded by Dr. Jordan. She holds degrees in architecture and history, with a particular interest in American houses and domestic life, particularly for Victorians and on the frontier. She frequently presents on these subjects to both academic and popular audiences. She supports historic preservation through volunteer efforts, service on the Dallas Landmark Commission, and the maintenance and interpretation of the buildings of Dallas Heritage Village. 
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Agatha Beins teaches in the Department of Multicultural Women's and Gender Studies at Texas Woman's University. Her book Liberation in Print: Feminist Periodicals and Social Movement Identity analyzes US feminist newsletters and newspapers published in the 1970s. In addition to her interest in feminist print cultures, she writes and teaches about the relationship between art and activism, feminist pedagogies, the institutionalization of women's studies, and food studies. She also serves as editor for the online, open access journal Films for the Feminist Classroom.

In 2007, Dr. Scott Nicholson conducted a census of gaming to take a "pulse of the role of gaming in libraries."  In the decade since, both library game collections and game technologies have evolved.

This project is to launch a podcast dedicated to promoting and telling the stories of archival manuscript collections in UNT Special Collections

Through a series of focused classes, participants will design and create physical or digital objects to keep in their Factory show ‘case’.

The Local / Independent Music Initiative of Texas (LIMIT) is an ongoing initiative to collect, preserve, and provide access to music that originates from Texas. LIMIT team members have identified a desire in the Denton music community for an archiving project.

This project is designed to increase awareness and mindfulness of the needs of patrons with disabilities and to improve services offered to accommodate those patrons.

This project seeks to address  accessibility compliance of A/V materials in the UNT digital collections.

The Portal to Texas History has recently announced the call for submissions for its most recent round of the Rescuing Texas History program.

Due to popular demand for tutors during the spring semester, our writing tutors will be returning this summer!

In a word: it's too hot this summer.

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Kimberly Jackson is a master’s student and Teaching Assistant in the History Department at the University of North Texas. She earned a bachelor’s degree in history and mathematics at the University of North Texas. In the 2018-2019 academic school year, Kimberly will complete her thesis on the Civilian Conservation Corps in Big Bend National Park.

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Dr. Kenna Lang Archer is a Senior Instructor at Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas, where she teaches U.S. environmental history, Texas history, and American history. Her first book, Unruly Waters, was published by University of New Mexico Press. She recently finished writing an updated edition of Ogallala: Water for a Dry Land with John Opie and Char Miller. She will be presenting her current research project at the Western History Association meeting in October.

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Ms. Giselle Greenidge is a doctoral student and Teaching Fellow in the Department of Sociology at the University of North Texas. Her major concentration is Global and Comparative Sociology and her minor concentration is Social Stratification. She earned master’s degrees in Behavioral Science and Merchandising. Her research interests include culture, globalization, and immigration. 

Food for Fines is now year round! The UNT Libraries Food for Fines drive has been so popular that we decided to expand it.

Software Carpentry aims to help researchers get their work done in less time and with less pain by teaching them basic research computing skills. This hands-on workshop will cover basic concepts and tools, including program design, version control, data management, and task automation.

Willis Library | Room 443
Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 8:30am to Friday, August 24, 2018 - 4:30pm