Learn about the history of the Rescuing Texas History Mini-Grant Program at UNT Libraries.
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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:
The Texas Digital Newspaper Program has added over 100,000 pages of the Houston Post to The Portal to Texas History. Covering the years 1903 to 1923, it enables us to step into the shoes of the people who lived through and shaped history. In other words, like all newspapers, these pages make the past current for present-day readers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
On April 16 the University of North Texas community came together to celebrate our 55th annual
The External Relations team has been awarded honors in two separate categories of TLA’s Branding Iron Awards.