Martin Halbert

  • Dean of University Libraries
  • University Libraries, UNCG

There are 21 included publications by Martin Halbert :

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Chronicles in Preservation Project 2012 48 The Educopia Institute, with the San Diego Supercomputer Center and the libraries of University of North Texas, Penn State, Virginia Tech, University of Utah, Georgia Tech, Boston College, and Clemson University, have received $300,000 from the Natio...
Comparison of Strategies and Policies for Building Distributed Digital Preservation Infrastructure: Initial Findings from the MetaArchive Cooperative 2009 14857 This paper discusses the importance of a particular approach to building and sustaining digital content preservation infrastructures for cultural memory organizations (CMOs), namely distributed approaches that are cooperatively maintained by CMOs (ra...
The Cyberinfrastructure for Scholars Project: Componentized Architecture for Sustainable Scholarly Portals 2007 11 With the advent in recent years of widespread digital collections, web services (including “Web 2.0”), and metadata harvesting (most notably with OAI-PMH), a challenge has arisen of meshing these elements into coherent and sustaining scholarly inform...
The DataRes Research Project on Data Management 2012 50 The University of North Texas together with the Council on Library and Information Resources, have received $226,786 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services for a two year research project to investigate how the library and information scie...
Digital Library Federation (DLF) Aquifer Project 2006 18 In January 2005, the Digital Library Federation (DLF) renewed its commitment to developing a distributed open digital library by assigning a full time project director to lead the initiative. Called DLF Aquifer to symbolize the pooling of content int...
Free Culture and the Digital Library Symposium Proceedings 2005: Proceedings of a Symposium held on October 14, 2005 at Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia. 2005 138 Outlines the themes and contributions of the Free Culture and the Digital Library Symposium.The article provides a summary of the conflict of interests between those who seek to preserve ashared commons of information for society and those who seek t...
Guide to Options for ETD Programs 2014 318 Dr. Martin Halbert of the University of North Texas documents the spectrum of ETD program implementation and offers guidance for academic decision-makers who are either creating or modifying ETD programs. Dr. Halbert identifies and offers in-depth an...
Here Today, Gone within a Month: The Fleeting Life of Digital News 2016 55 In 1989 on the shores of Montana’s beautiful Flathead Lake, the owners of the weekly newspaper the Bigfork Eagle started TownNews.com to help community newspapers with developing technology. TownNews.com has since evolved into an integrated digital p...
iCAMP: Building Digital Information Curation Curriculum 2012 22 The iCAMP (Information: Curate, Archive, Manage, and Preserve) project is developing a curriculum in digital curation and data management. The project will design and implement four courses using a competency-based curriculum approach. It also integr...
The Information Commons: A Platform For Innovation 2010 68 Information Commons have successfully served as platforms for innovations in facilities and service programs within libraries over the past 2 decades. In this article, the author makes a series of points concerning the significance and meaning of the...
Integrating ETD Services into Campus Institutional Repository Infrastructures Using Fedora 2007 14 Research Libraries now face a challenging set of integration tasks when establishing institutional repository system architectures which provide for the range of contemporary digital library services needed on campuses today. This paper will describe...
Lessons from the information commons frontier 1999 14 The spontaneous appearance of facilities and services termed “Information Commons” in many major academic libraries across North America represents a significant new trend which is likely to grow in coming years. Don Beagle has correctly identified t...
The Metascholar Initiative: AmericanSouth.Org and MetaArchive.Org 2003 34 The MetaScholar Initiative is a collaborative endeavor to explore the feasibility and utility of scholarly portal services developed in conjunction with Open Archives Initiative (OAI) metadata harvesting technologies. The MetaScholar Initiative compr...
Preserving Our Collections, Preserving Our Missions 2010 37 A Guide to Distributed Digital Preservation is intentionally structured such that every chaptercan stand on its own or be paired with other segments of the book at will, allowing readers topick their own pathway through the guide as best suits their ...
The Problematic Future of Research Data Management: Challenges, Opportunities and Emerging Patterns Identified by the DataRes Project 2013 68 This paper describes findings and projections from a project that has examined emerging policies and practices in the United States regarding the long-term institutional management of research data. The DataRes project at the University of North Texa...
Prospects for Research Data Management 2013 69 The challenge of ensuring long-term preservation of and access to the outputs of scientificresearch, especially data sets produced by publicly funded research projects, has become aprominent topic in the United States. In 2011, the two-year DataRes P...
Research Data Management in Policy and Practice: The DataRes Project 2013 44 In this paper, we report findings of the DataRes Project, a two-year project funded by theInstitute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS). We examine the perceptions of libraryprofessionals faced with supporting federal funding agency mandates for r...
Safety in Numbers: Distributed Digital Preservation Networks 2012 30 It has long been recognized that there is safety in numbers and that redundancy enhancessurvivability. This principle has been applied in many spheres of human activity, fromengineering to military science. It is now being applied in librarianship an...
Strategies for Sustaining Digital Libraries 2008 25 This collection of essays is a report of early findings from pioneers who have worked to establishdigital libraries, not merely as experimental projects, but as ongoing services and collectionsintended to be sustained over time in ways consistent wit...
Vertically Integrated Research Alliances: A Chrysalis for Digital Scholarship. A White Paper for Community Discussion, Funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation 2015 19088 This is a time of transitions for the extended system of scholarly communication. Efforts are underway to create, disseminate, and sustain unprecedented new forms of scholarly inquiry which utilize the innovative capabilities of digital technologies....
Workshop on Applications of Metadata Harvesting in Scholarly Portals: Findings from the MetaScholar Projects: AmericanSouth and MetaArchive 2003 14 It is with great pleasure that I preface these proceedings for the Workshop on Applicationsof Metadata Harvesting in Scholarly Portals: Findings from the MetaScholar Projects:AmericanSouth and MetaArchive. This event marks the conclusion of two proje...