Laura Waugh

Laura Waugh
Texas State University | TxSt · University Libraries

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August 2017 - present
Texas State University
Position
  • Librarian
October 2015 - August 2017
University of Texas at Austin
Position
  • Marketing Coordinator
February 2012 - October 2015
University of North Texas
Position
  • Repository Librarian

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Publications (6)
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== FULL TEXT: https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc725823/ == Authors in the library science field disagree about the importance of using costly resources to create local metadata records, particularly for scholarly materials that have full-text search alternatives. At the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries, we decided to test th...
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The University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries conducted a study on the value of the UNT Digital Library, including its UNT Scholarly Works institutional repository, to investigate the value of the UNT Libraries' digital repositories as perceived by UNT faculty, staff, and graduate students. This evaluation of the impact of the UNT Libraries'interve...
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The Portal to Texas History (http://texashistory.unt.edu) and the University of North Texas (UNT) Digital Library (http://digital.library.unt.edu) contain more than 445,000 items collectively, hosted by the UNT Libraries. These collections include a variety of serial publications such as newsletters, magazines, scholarly journals, annual reports, a...
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Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to develop and evaluate a workflow for establishing name authority in uncontrolled collections. Design/methodology/approach – The authors developed a workflow incorporating command-line tools and tested it in the electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) collection. The authors narrowed the scope of the stud...
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Open Access – “the free, immediate, availability on the public Internet of those works which scholars give the world without expectation of payment” – is one of the prime motivators in the transformation of scholarly communication in the twenty-first century academy. While most of the attention of the movement has been focused on the work of facult...
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This paper outlines some issues with authority control in institutional repositories (IRs) and how the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries have approached controlled vocabularies. In particular, it describes the staged approach used for implementing name authority in the UNT Digital Library, which has four steps: (1) put vocabularies on the W...