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Thursday, May 17 • 10:30am - 11:30am
Session 5 A | Data Visualization

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Storing Social Media: Mining, Mechanics, and Morals
Joshua Been, Christina Chan-Park, Bill Hair
Researchers at Baylor University are mining Twitter and Facebook to measure and visualize consumer/political/social sentiment, identify relationships between topics of interest, analyze the use of language, and measure the cumulative responses to organizational social media campaigns. We developed a model to train researchers how to deposit their mined social media content into the Texas Digital Repository. As part of these training resources, we incorporated the various ethical dilemmas surrounding the potential storage and reuse of social media contributions from perhaps unsuspecting contributors around the world.

Border Land: the Struggle for Texas, a.k.a. the Struggle to Visualize Faculty Research Into A Digital Project
Ramona Holmes, Dr. Sam Haynes
Digital Creation at UTA Libraries assisted Dr. Sam Haynes, Director of the Center of Greater Southwestern Studies, to visualize his research for online deployment. This presentation covers the evolution of his dataset into GIS coordinates, metadata, and a website that is being used by K-12 history teachers across the state of Texas. Also, this presentation covers the development of the online materials as well as the process of using student employees to generate content and the absolute joy of scavenging for grant money. The struggle is real! Learn from our successes and misadventures to enhance your faculty’s research, and create some truly unique resources.

Moderators
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Krystal Schenk

University of Texas at Arlington

Speakers
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Joshua Been

Digital Scholarship Librarian, Baylor University
Provides academic support and outreach in the areas of text analysis, data visualizations, and geospatial research.
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Christina Chan-Park

Science Librarian, Baylor University
Christina Chan-Park is the science librarian at Baylor University where she has been liaison to 17 departments.  Although her Ph.D. is in geophysics, her current research interests are in scholarly communications, specifically data management, academic identity, and bibliometric... Read More →
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Bill Hair

Theology & Philosophy Librarian, Baylor University
A native of North Carolina, Bill lived in Tennessee and California before arriving at Baylor in 1994. He earned his BS in Education from The University of Tennessee at Nashville, the MDiv from Mid-America Seminary in Memphis and the MLS from Vanderbilt. Married to the same woman for... Read More →
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Ramona Holmes

Associate Director, University of North Texas Health Science Center
Ramona Holmes has 25 years of technical services experience in cataloging, metadata, and digital imaging. She currently serves as the Associate Director of the Gibson D. Lewis Library at the University at the North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC Library). Ms. Holmes previously... Read More →


Thursday May 17, 2018 10:30am - 11:30am
Big Tex 1.102

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