The UNT Libraries Public Services Division is offering three workshops this semester for grant applicants to learn more about Data Management Plans and how to prepare them for your grant applications. We support Data Management Plan development with the DMPTool (http://dmptool.org), a free, online tool developed by the California Digital Library.
Bureaucracy: A Love Story is the spring exhibit in the Special Collections reading room. The exhibit is open to public Monday-Saturday from 8 am – 5 pm and runs January 21-May 8, in Willis Library, 4th floor, room 447.
Bureaucracy is arguably one of the most loathed inventions of Western modernity. Yet, even as we complain about red tape, paperwork and Wikipedia, we also love to hate it—because we (clandestinely) rely on it to structure our world.
We are excited to announce that Digital Frontiers 2015 will be hosted by the School of Arts and Humanities and the Emerging Media and Communication program at University of Texas at Dallas. The conference will be held in the UT-D University Union and the beautiful new Edith O'Donnell Arts and Technology Building at the center of the UT-D campus. The conference will take place September 17-19, 2015, and the Call for Proposals will be available after February 1st.
Workshop as part of the spring graduate school workshop series. This workshop discusses building an online academic profile and learning more about emerging tools, setting up accounts, maintaining your online profie, and increasing the impact of your research.
Have you ever wondered what it takes to turn your research into an award-winning academic poster? In this workshop, topics include idea conception, design, software selection, data visualization, poster logistics, printing, and funding, as well as information on increasing the impact of your academic poster and research work.
UNT’s Special Collections department was awarded $164,400 through the Council on Library and Information Resources’ (CLIR) Hidden Collections program for the 2014-2016 project Post-War Industry and Development of the Southwest Metroplex. Hidden collections are those collections that reside within libraries, archives, or cultural heritage institutions; yet, are undiscoverable due to non-existent or inefficient description.
The University of North Texas Libraries invites applications for the 2015 UNT Special Collections Research Fellowship. Research in special collections is relevant to studies in a variety of disciplines including history, journalism, political science, geography, fine art, art history and American studies.
Historical researchers from several universities are using primary source material from Texas digital newspapers to study slavery in the years before the Civil War. One innovative project places runaway slave advertisements on Twitter and then links back to the newspapers to provide context.
Through dedication to preservation and access, the Texas Digital Newspaper Program is proud to announce that it has reached the milestone of 2.5 million pages of newspapers that are freely available on The Portal to Texas History.