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    • QR Codes and Augmented Reality Help Libraries Extend Services 

      Vacek, Rachel; Riley, Anita (2011-03-16)
      Emerging technologies like QR Codes and Augmented Reality can help libraries extend services, widen access to resources, and promote events to users in exciting and innovative ways. Using simple and free technologies, QR ...
    • Quantification of Age-Related and per Diopter Accommodative Changes of the Lens and Ciliary Muscle in the Emmetropic Human Eye 

      Richdale, Kathryn; Sinnott, Loraine T.; Bullimore, Mark A.; Wassenaar, Peter A.; Schmalbrock, Petra; Kao, Chiu-Yen; Patz, Samuel; Mutti, Donald O.; Glasser, Adrian; Zadnik, Karla (Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 2013-02)
      Purpose: To calculate age-related and per diopter (D) accommodative changes in crystalline lens and ciliary muscle dimensions in vivo in a single cohort of emmetropic human adults ages 30 to 50 years. Methods: The right ...
    • QUITO, FLEXIBLE GRID AND ECOLOGIES 

      Degetau, Gabriela (5.2019)
      In Una Urrea en Los Andes, Pablo Perez explains the curious condition where the "intended rectangular tabula rasa" contrasts the dominant and imprecise geography of the city. Mountains, volcanoes, rivers, and gullies define ...
    • Race as a Moderator of the Relationship Between Personality Factors and Supervisor-Instigated Incivility 

      Alanis, Jo (2018)
      Previous literature has documented both the mediating relationship of particular personality traits on incivility in the workplace, a counterproductive work behavior that is detrimental to both organizations and individual ...
    • Race as a Moderator of the Relationship between Rejection Concern and Drinks Per Week 

      Mathew, Samantha (2018)
      This cross-sectional study examined how race and drinks per week impacted rejection concern. The literature has established that individuals who are higher in rejection concern tend to drink more. Although race and rejection ...
    • Race-related stress and hopelessness in community-based African American adults: Moderating role of social support 

      Odafe, Mary O.; Salami, Temilola K.; Walker, Rheeda L. (Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 2017-10)
      Objectives: The mental health outcomes associated with racial discrimination are well documented in scientific literature. Despite strong links to mental illness, hopelessness is largely overlooked as a consequence of ...
    • Race/Ethnicity and potential suicide misclassification: Window on a minority suicide paradox? 

      Rockett, Ian R. H.; Wang, Shuhui; Stack, Steven; De Leo, Diego; Frost, James L.; Ducatman, Alan M.; Walker, Rheeda L.; Kapusta, Nestor D. (BMC Psychiatry, 2010-05)
      Background: Suicide officially kills approximately 30,000 annually in the United States. Analysis of this leading public health problem is complicated by undercounting. Despite persisting socioeconomic and health disparities, ...
    • Rachel Ballenger 

      Ballenger, Rachel (2016-10-12)
      Rachel was raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. She has a BA in English from UC Berkeley. Before moving to Houston, she lived in a trailer in Sonoma County, homesteading a meadow by trial and error. She is honored to join ...
    • Racial Disproportionality in the Foster Care System in Texas 

      Cheung, Monit; Leung, Patrick (Journal of Family Strengths, 12/31/14)
      This study analyzes the demographic characteristics of foster care children under the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) in Texas from 2002 to 2013. Using one state as an example, ...
    • Racial Residential Segregation, the Distribution of Health-Promoting Community Organizations, and Health Outcomes 

      Anderson, Kathryn Freeman (2019-02-27)
      Previous research demonstrates that within cities, some neighborhoods suffer from health problems at much higher rates than other areas. In my work, I propose that one reason for this disparity may be the distribution of ...
    • Radially Collapsible Endotracheal Tube 

      Anderson, Erin; Infante, Ronal; Peterson, Corin; Sampson, Lisa (2017)
      THE PROBLEM - 51.7 million intubations performed annually in the US. - 10.3% experience complications. - 5.3 million complications need to be addressed. We aim to ease the process of intubation and improve patient outcomes ...
    • Radiation-induced growth retardation and microstructural and metabolite abnormalities in the hippcampus 

      Rodgers, Shaefali P.; Zawaski, Janice A.; Sahnoune, Iman; Leasure, J. Leigh; Gaber, M. Waleed (Neural Plasticity, 2016-05)
      Cranial radiotherapy (CRT) increases survival in pediatric brain-tumor patients but can cause deleterious effects. This study evaluates the acute and long-term impact of CRT delivered during childhood/adolescence on the ...
    • Randomized controlled trial of a spring break intervention to reduce high-risk drinking 

      Lee, Christine M.; Neighbors, Clayton; Lewis, Melissa A.; Kaysen, Debra; Mittmann, Angela; Geisner, Irene M.; Atkins, David C.; Zheng, Cheng; Garberson, Lisa A.; Kilmer, Jason R.; Larimer, Mary E. (Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2014-04)
      Objective: While recent studies have documented high-risk drinking occurring during Spring Break (SB), particularly on SB trips with friends, published intervention studies are few. The present study evaluated the efficacy ...
    • Randomized controlled trial of a very brief, multicomponent web-based alcohol intervention for undergraduates with a focus on protective behavioral strategies 

      Leeman, Robert F.; DeMartini, Kelly S.; Gueorguieva, Ralitza; Nogueira, Christine; Corbin, William R.; Neighbors, Clayton; O'Malley, Stephanie S. (Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2016)
      Objective: THRIVE (Kypri et al., 2009; 2013; 2014), a very brief, freely-available, multi-component web-based alcohol intervention originally developed and tested among students in Australia and New Zealand, was tested in ...
    • Rapport's Impact on Need Satisfaction for Lonely Individuals 

      Watlington, Emily (2018)
      Rapport and basic psychological need satisfaction are logically and empirically important for daily human functioning. Previous research has linked these literatures together to suggest that rapport, may satisfy these ...
    • RCT of web-based personalized normative feedback for college drinking prevention: Are typical student norms good enough? 

      LaBrie, Joseph W.; Lewis, Melissa A.; Atkins, David C.; Neighbors, Clayton; Zheng, Cheng; Kenney, Shannon R.; Napper, Lucy E.; Walter, Theresa; Kilmer, Jason R.; Hummer, Justin F.; Grossbard, Joel; Ghaidarov, Tehniat M.; Desai, Sruti; Lee, Christine M.; Larimer, Mary E. (Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2013-12)
      Objectives: Personalized normative feedback (PNF) interventions are generally effective at correcting normative misperceptions and reducing risky alcohol consumption among college students. However, research has yet to ...
    • RDA Is Here: Full Scale Implementation of RDA at UH System Libraries 

      Guajardo, Richard; Wu, Annie (2014-02-20)
      The national libraries of United States started their implementation of RDA on March 31, 2013. University of Houston Libraries decided to take action to ensure a simultaneous implementation of the new resource description ...
    • Re-Imagining the Library Website 

      Vacek, Rachel (2015-11-06)
      This is a keynote presentation that was presented to the Oklahoma Chapter of the Association of Research Libraries on looking at how academic library websites in the next few years might look, and how the research and ...
    • Reading About Diversity: Developing and Reflecting on Inclusive Instructional Resources 

      Santiago, Ariana; Hernandez, Ernesto; Godbey, Samantha; Garcia, Kenny; Davis, Lindsay (2016-08-11)
      Members of the ACRL Instruction Section Instruction for Diverse Populations Committee describe their process in collaboratively revising and developing resources to support instruction librarians working with diverse ...
    • Reading skill components and impairments in middle school struggling readers 

      Cirino, Paul T.; Romain, Melissa A.; Barth, Amy E.; Tolar, Tammy D.; Fletcher, Jack M.; Vaughn, Sharon (Reading and Writing, 2013-08)
      This study investigated how measures of decoding, fluency, and comprehension in middle school students overlap with one another, whether the pattern of overlap differs between struggling and typical readers, and the relative ...