Faculty Profile

Jason Thomale

Title
Associate Librarian
Department
Library - DL - User Interfaces
College
University of North Texas
Special Appointment
Libraries
University of North Texas

    

Education

MLS, University of North Texas, 2005.
Major: Library Science
Degree Specialization: Systems
BA, University of North Texas, 2002.
Major: Music

Current Scheduled Teaching*

No current or future courses scheduled.

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

No previous courses available.

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book Chapter
Thomale, J. J., Hicks, W. L., Phillips, M. E. (2016). The Bento Box Design Pattern. Exploring Discovery: The Front Door to Your Library’s Licensed and Digitized Content.
Journal Article
Robson, D. S., Sassen, C. J., Thomale, J. J., Yanowski, K. J. (2019). Enhancing the Discovery of Tabletop Games. Library Resources & Technical Services. 63(3), . Chicago, Illinois: American Library Association. http://dx.doi.org/10.5860/lrts.63n3.199
Phillips, M. E., Weng, N., Thomale, J. J., Hicks, W. L. (2013). Resource Discovery Systems at the UNT Libraries: Phase Two Action Plan.
Thomale, J. J. (2010). Interpreting MARC: Where's the Bibliographic Data?. Code4Lib. (11), . http://journal.code4lib.org/articles/3832
Research Report
Phillips, M. E., Weng, N., Thomale, J. J., Hicks, W. L. (2013). Resource Discovery Systems at the UNT Libraries: Phase Two Action Plan. http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc181662
Weng, N., Hicks, W. L., Thomale, J. J. (2011). The UNT Libraries Website Redesign 2011-2012: Project Plan. http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc171464
Phillips, M. E., Weng, N., Thomale, J. J., Hicks, W. L. (2011). Resource Discovery Systems at the UNT Libraries. http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc77122
Software
Thomale, J. J. (2019). Catalog REST API v1.4. GitHub. https://github.com/unt-libraries/catalog-api/releases/tag/v1.4
Thomale, J. J. (2019). Catalog REST API v1.3. GitHub. https://github.com/unt-libraries/catalog-api/releases/tag/v1.3
Thomale, J. J. (2017). Catalog REST API v1.2. GitHub. https://github.com/unt-libraries/catalog-api/releases/tag/v1.2
Thomale, J. J. (2017). Catalog REST API v1.1. GitHub. https://github.com/unt-libraries/catalog-api/releases/tag/v1.1.0
Thomale, J. J. (2017). pycallnumber. GitHub. https://github.com/unt-libraries/pycallnumber
Thomale, J. J. (2016). Catalog REST API v1.0. GitHub. https://github.com/unt-libraries/catalog-api
Thomale, J. J. (2014). Advanced Typeahead Prototype. GitHub. https://github.com/oclc-developer-house/advanced-typeahead
Technical Report
Thomale, J. J. (2014). Resource Discovery Systems Usage Report, 02-01-2012 to 08-25-2014. UNT Scholarly Works. https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc499075/
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Overall
Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

out of 5

out of 7
%
of
students responded
  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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