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Title: Mark Rorvig Papers, 1990-2003Add to your cart.
ID: 02/18/ U0206
Primary Creator: Rorvig, Mark (1950-2002)
Extent: 1.0 Boxes
Arrangement: The papers were kept in their original order.
Forms of Material: Grants
Languages: English


Research papers, patent documents, and coursework from the desk of UNT associate professor of library and information science Dr. Mark Evan Rorvig.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The papers document his career at the University of North Texas as a professor of Library Science.  The papers cover grants,reviews,patents, research proposal, faculty evaluation guidelines, and papers covering visualization, visual access tools, and intelligent vido for remote monitoring.

Biographical Note

Mark Evan Rorvig, Ph.D (1950-2002) served as associate professor of library and information sciences at the University of North Texas from 1995-2002. Dr. Rorvig’s research focused primarily on deciphering and processing large amounts of information for research and surveying purposes. Through his research Dr. Rorvig produced four U.S. patents on information retrieval algorithms. Additionally, Dr. Rorvig had been nationally recognized as a pioneer in the field of information retrieval. His research benefited the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and Intel Corp. In addition to serving as faculty at UNT, Dr. Rorvig served as a computer engineer for NASA at Lyndon B. Johnson.

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This collection is not restricted.

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Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Special Collections department. Copyright restrictions may apply.

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Administrative Information

Repository: University of North Texas Special Collections
Related Materials: School of Library and Information Science Photography Collection, 1987-2003 For more information please see
Preferred Citation: Mark Rorvig Papers, University of North Texas Special Collections


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