Faculty Profile

William Hicks

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

    

Education

MLS, University of North Texas, 2006.
Major: Information Science
MM, University of North Texas, 2003.
Major: Musicology
BM, Oklahoma City University, 1999.
Major: Music Performance

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., 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.
Hicks, W. L. (2015). Building a Mobile Device Testing and Development Lab @ the UNT Libraries. Mobile Devices: Service with Intention. 51(7), . Chicago, IL: ALA TechSource.
Murray, K., Phillips, M. E., Hicks, W. L., Weng, N., Belden, D. L. (2013). Reengineering The Portal to Texas History: A Case Study. Recent Developments in the Design, Construction, and Evaluation of Digital Libraries: Case Studies. 18-46. IGI Global.
Conference Proceeding
Tarver, H., Waugh, L., Phillips, M. E., Hicks, W. L. (2013). Implementing Name Authority Control into Institutional Repositories: A Staged Approach. Open Repositories.
Tarver, H., Waugh, L., Phillips, M. E., Hicks, W. L. (2013). Implementing Name Authority Control into Institutional Repositories: A Staged Approach. 4. https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc172365/
Journal Article
Murray, K., Phillips, M. E., Hicks, W. L., Weng, N., Belden, D. L. (2013). Reengineering The Portal to Texas History: A Case Study. Other. 18. IGI Global.
Phillips, M. E., Weng, N., Thomale, J., Hicks, W. L. (2013). Resource Discovery Systems at the UNT Libraries: Phase Two Action Plan.
Phillips, M. E., Hicks, W. L. (2013). Understanding large digital collections and learning new tools: The Texas Digital Newspaper Program Visualizations.
Research Report
Phillips, M. E., Weng, N., Thomale, J., Hicks, W. L. (2013). Resource Discovery Systems at the UNT Libraries: Phase Two Action Plan. http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc181662
Hicks, W. L. (2013). Exhibits @ UNT. An Implementation Proposal. http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc185795
Weng, N., Hicks, W. L., Thomale, 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., Hicks, W. L. (2011). Resource Discovery Systems at the UNT Libraries. http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc77122

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grant - Research
Hicks, W. L., "Making Audio/Visual Digital Collections Content Accessible for All Texans," Sponsored by Texas State Library and Archives Commission, State, $74996 Funded. (September 1, 2020August 31, 2021).
Hicks, W. L., Cleveland, S., "Making Music Accessible in the UNT Digital Libraries," Sponsored by University Libraries, University of North Texas, $5000 Funded. (September 1, 2020August 31, 2021).
Hicks, W. L. (Principal), "Making Digital Collections A/V Materials Accessible," University of North Texas, $5000 Funded. (September 1, 2018August 31, 2019).
Hicks, W. L. (Principal), Hamner, J. (Co-Principal), "Beyond Books & Bytes. Promoting Creative & Hands-On Learning @ A University Library," Sponsored by Texas State Library and Archives Commission, State, $75000 Funded. (September 1, 2015August 31, 2016).
Hicks, W. L., "Mobile Solutions," Sponsored by Texas State Libraries and Archives Commisison, State, $10000 Funded. (September 2013August 2014).
,
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
CLOSE