News & Announcements: Honors and Awards
Dreanna Belden, assistant dean for external relations at the UNT Libraries, is making history as the first librarian to be elected president of the Texas Association of Museums.
UNT’s Portal to Texas History named as a National Medal for Museum and Library Service Finalist
The Portal to Texas History, administered by UNT Libraries to provide access to more than 385,000 digitized books, photographs, maps, newspapers, letters and other historic materials, has been name
Dean of UNT Libraries, Dr. Martin Halbert, received the 2014 Texas Digital Library (TDL) Scholarly Communications Award at the annual Texas Conference on Digital Libraries (TCDL).
UNT prides itself on its diversity and its cooperation with international students and organizations. As such, the UNT Libraries collaborated with Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia to explore the feasibility and implementation of online education and digital libraries at AAU.
One of UNT Libraries' overarching missions has always been to create an environment where students could learn and study. This project built upon this goal by observing other academic libraries' study spaces and coming up with a recommendations to improve the second floor of Willis Library.
MINES is a program that is used for measuring usage of library resources through short, random surveys that ask users about their relation to the institution they're using, their location, and general feedback about the resources. The goal of this project was to use MINES for Libraries to find out the reasons for electronic resource usage and information about the people who utilize them.
Denton sits right in the middle of horse country.This project is a reflection of that and encourage the development of fundraising projects to support horse and ranching photography collections in the UNT Special Collections. It incorporates the horse ranching community already within the area, and developing collections from their history and culture.
Suzanne Sears, Assistant Dean for Public Services received two distinguished awards at this year’s Texas Library Association Conference in San Antonio.