In honor of the Memorial Day weekend, here are some related items in the UNT digital collections: ~ The Library of Congress Congressional Research Service has published this list of commemorative observances from 2004-2006, if you want to know about other national holidays.~ In Grayson County Reminiscences: The First 150 Years, one author tells about… Read more »
Perhaps you’ve been doing some spring cleaning and finally have space for some new hobbies, or perhaps you’ve been thinking about finding new things to try over the summer. Here’s a selection of some of the vintage how-to instructions that can be found in the digital collections and images of other people trying out new things.
…that you can see usage statistics for items, collections, and contributing partners/departments in the digital collections?
We have statistics available to see how often items are being used at several granularities (e.g., by partner, collection, or item). At each level, there is a link or tab to view “Statistics.”
The Portal to Texas History and the UNT Digital Library now have enhanced features for displaying precise locations related to the content of an item. If the metadata record contains coordinates for place points or areas represented in the item, users can see that information in a Google map interface to get a better sense of context.
Welcome! This blog is meant to provide informal information about The Portal to Texas History and the UNT Digital Library as well as some of the related resources. We’re planning to share some of the things that we think are particularly neat about new collections, features, and how we make it all happen.