William E. Moen

William E. Moen
University of North Texas | UNT · College of Information

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Commonly used fields and subfields in 56 million Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) WorldCat bibliographic records are identified based on the analysis of format-specific record sets and the calculation of utilization thresholds, with the purpose of comparing these elements with existing recommendations by Library of Congress (LC) agencies for n...
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This paper discusses a project to redesign courses on different levels of details. The Texas Course Redesign Project initiated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) aims to develop and distribute instructional resources to improve student learning outcomes and lower the costs of higher education.
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This paper describes the design and development of a learning object repository for a new statewide higher education initiative. The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board is funding the redesign of large undergraduate courses; the redesigned courses are intended to improve student learning, retention and outcomes. The learning object repository...
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The networked environment forced a sea change in Library and Information Science (LIS) education. Most LIS programs offer a mixed-mode of instruction that integrates online learning materials with more traditional classroom pedagogical methods and faculty are now responsible for developing content and digital learning objects. The teaching commons...
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This panel is designed 1) to share with the ASIST community the development of an innovative project, MERIC, the Metadata Education and Research Information Center, 2) to discuss MERIC's potential for improving and enhancing cataloging and metadata education for LIS students, cataloging practitioners and others involved in metadata projects, and 3)...
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This paper presents an overview of an exploratory research project to identify, describe, and investigate the applicability of the Web services (WS) approach to access legacy data. In the Z Texas Implementation Component of the Library of Texas (ZLOT) project, the ZLOT technical team has implemented a multi-purpose Texas Library Directory Database...
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The poster presents an overview of a research and development effort for a mechanism to produce reliable usage reports for the Library of Texas (LOT) Resource Discovery Service (RDS) metasearch application. The RDS Log Analyzer was designed and implemented by the Texas Center for Digital Knowledge project team as part of a contract with the Texas S...
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Good “quality metadata supports the functional requirements of the system it is designed to support” (Guy, Powell, & Day, 2004). Researchers (e.g., Moen, Stewart, and McClure, 1997; Bruce & Hillman, 2004) have identified evaluation criteria and issues surrounding metadata evaluation. This panel further explores metadata quality and evaluation chall...
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This paper presents an overview of an exploratory research project to identify, describe, and investigate the applicability of the Web services (WS) approach to access legacy data. In the Z Texas Implementation Component of the Library of Texas (ZLOT) project, the ZLOT technical team has implemented a multi-purpose Texas Library Directory Database...
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Describes the objectives, methodology, and preliminary results of the MARC Content Designation Utilization Project, which is examining OCLC WorldCat records as artifacts of the cataloging process. Presents method of preparing, storing, parsing, and analyzing a large dataset of over 56 million MARC records. Initial results include frequency counts o...
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The paper presents an overview of the Texas Library Directory Database development effort. The TLDD was designed and implemented by the Texas Center for Digital Knowledge at the University of North Texas team as part of a project for the Texas State Library and Archives Commission to support the Library of Texas Resource Discovery Service. The TLDD...
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This article describes a research and development project the objective of which was to develop a means to produce standardized statewide usage data made available from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. Using a range of data collection and evaluation methods, the project staff determined that there were significant problems in produc...
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This article demonstrates the use of a descriptive assessment of an information policy initiative using the Government Information Locator Service (GILS) as an example. The techniques discussed in the article include historical perspective, review of the key policy instrument, descriptive modeling, side by side analysis, review of related policy in...
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Discusses the application of qualitative and quantitative content analysis techniques to assess metadata records. As a component of a larger evaluation study of US Federal agencies' implementation of the Government Information Locator Service (GILS), this metadata assessment developed a set of criteria and procedures for an exploratory investigatio...
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The number of federal agencies creating and maintaining electronic networked resources continues to increase. One networked resource federal agencies are increasingly using is the World Wide Web (Web). As government use of the Web rises, so too does the need for assessing the extent and nature of public use of agency Web sites. One means of Web use...
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This article summarizes a study that identified and described federal information inventory/locator systems. Such locator systems provide an important means of accessing a range of government information not previously available to the public or other government officials. Overall, the study's goal was to improve access to and use of U.S. governmen...
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This paper describes the work of the MARC Content Designation Utilization (MCDU) Project, funded by a National Leadership Grant from the U.S. federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). The MCDU Project is analyzing approximately 56 million MARC 21 Format for Bibliographic Data records from OCLC's WorldCat database to identify actual u...
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4th International Conference on Open Repositories This presentation was part of the session : Conference Posters Hundreds of thousands of specimens in herbaria and natural history museums worldwide are potential candidates for digitization, making them more accessible to researchers. An herbarium contains collections of preserved plant specimens cr...
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4th International Conference on Open Repositories This presentation was part of the session : Conference Posters The poster briefly reports our experience with building Learning Object Repository based on DSpace and analyzes some problems we encountered with the submission system. The poster describes custom submission tool that can be used as an a...
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4th International Conference on Open Repositories This presentation was part of the session : Conference Posters The poster reports our experience of using DSpace Manakin for Starlink Video Repository. The project is a cooperation between STARLINK (Richardson, TX) and TxCDK of University of North Texas, under the supervision of Dr. William Moen. Th...

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