Charles C. Francis has donated his entire collection of materials from the historical meeting of the "Austin 12" in 2000 to the UNT Libraries.
News & Announcements: In the News
The UNT Libraries has Graduate Library Assistant positions available for the upcoming academic year.
The UNT Libraries have announced the 2015-16 Fellowship Awards from Special Collections and The Portal to Texas History.
For six years the UNT Libraries have used METS to serialize digital objects. Now our local implementation has been accepted by the METS community and registered with the Library of Congress.
Lulu, Buddy, Maggie, Macie, and Garda welcomed students, performed tricks, and offered unconditional love to help relieve student stress during finals week.
The summer building hours begin on Friday, May 15 when Willis Library will close at 7:00 p.m. The Summer (May) Session (May16 - June 7, 2015) hours are:
Documentaries offer a wealth of information and are an invaluable source of information for educators and casual viewers alike. UNT has a healthy collection of moving image archives that could prove very useful to documentary filmmakers as they compile their works. The goal of this project was to understand how documentary filmmakers get their information, and what role moving image archives play in their creative process.
The UNT Media Library has a collection of table top games. These games, when checked out frequently and by many different people, could become damaged through heavy use. This project aimed to find a better way to preserve table top games so they could be enjoyed by more people. In order to figure out the best way of preserving these games, the researchers devised a project that would track the results of various game preservation techniques.
As 3D scanning's popularity has increased over the past few years, its various uses span academic, government, and many other settings. This project's goal was to determine the usefulness of 3D scanners in the setting of UNT Libraries, and to investigate whether the Libraries should continue to pursue 3D scanning, and if so, to give undergraduate students hands-on experience with the necessary equipment.
UNT’s history is a rich tapestry made up of many interwoven threads of people, events, and culture. This project’s goal was to compile this history into an interactive webmap, where students and Denton residents alike could watch the city’s transformation before their eyes and expose them to library collections.