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    • Ketogenic Diet To Improve Outcomes In Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus 

      Yap, Mark (2018-04-13)
      The recommendation of a ketogenic diet for type 2 diabetes is often overlooked in favor of the traditional high carbohydrate, low-fat diet due to lack of knowledge. There is accumulating evidence to show that a ketogenic ...
    • Kim Nguyen 

      Nguyen, Dat (2018-04-25)
      In an interview with Houston resident Kim Nguyen for the Hurricane Harvey Oral History Project, nine months after Hurricane Harvey, on March 29, 2018, we look into how the worries and problems of the victims changed as the ...
    • Kinesin in a Cell-Like Environment 

      Leal, David (2018)
      Motor proteins turn chemical energy into mechanical energy for movement. Kinesin is a type of motor protein that acts as a carrier of various components within the cell. An important factor in its movement is how it attaches ...
    • Kitchen Detective: What is in your kitchen? 

      Anzures, Eduardo; Henao, Natalia (2018)
      Studies reveal that accessibility and availability of foods available at home play a role in obesity status in children (Ludwig et al., 2001). Fewer studies have identified the impact of glycemic index levels (GILs) of ...
    • Know Your Data: Metadata Quality Control for Content Migration 

      Weidner, Andrew (2016-04-22)
      Migration of digital objects from one digital asset management system to another creates an opportunity to clean and standardize descriptive metadata through automated analysis and remediation. This presentation will discuss ...
    • Knowledge of and Attitudes toward Behavioral Health Services among Older Youth in the Foster Care System 

      Munson, Michelle R.; Narendorf, Sarah Carter; McMillen, J. Curtis (Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal, 11/06/10)
      This study examined knowledge of and attitudes toward services among 268 17-year olds with psychiatric diagnoses preparing to exit foster care. A structured interview assessed knowledge of services with vignette scenarios ...
    • KUHT: Preserving American's First Public Television Station 

      Vinson, Emily (2015-11-20)
      Broadcasting from the University of Houston, KUHT signed on the air for the first time on May 25, 1953, with the promise of providing the growing city with educational programming. Focused on preservation and access, the ...
    • La representación de la muerte como vida en la narrativa de García Márquez 

      Marrugo-Puello, Cecilia (2018)
      In a number of literary pieces in the western world tradition, death has typically been represented as an obscure episode related to mourning and sadness, brought about by ceasing of life or the departure of a dear one. ...
    • Lactobacillus reuteri as an enhancer of milk production via the hypothalamic-pituitary axis 

      Nguyen, Nicholas (2018)
      The microbiome has been shown to influence the secretion of the hormone oxytocin. Milk production depends on the ability of the pituitary to secrete prolactin and oxytocin. Lactobacillus reuteri, a Gram-positive gut symbiont, ...
    • Language Correlates of Achievement in Children with Math Difficulties 

      Ochoa Lopez, Andrea (2018)
      Many factors are believed to predict math performance. One of such factors is language, and yet the relations between certain relevant language variables and specific math outcomes have not been fully studied. This project ...
    • Large crowding zones in peripheral vision for briefly presented stimuli 

      Tripathy, Srimant P.; Cavanagh, Patrick; Bedell, Harold E. (Journal of Vision, 2014-12)
      When a target is flanked by distractors, it becomes more difficult to identify. In the periphery, this crowding effect extends over a wide range of target-flanker separations, called the spatial extent of interaction (EoI). ...
    • Large Scale Docking of Chemical Compound Against CDK20 

      Nazarian, Amir; Wang, Xin; Yu, Fang; Liu, Yu (2017)
      Regulation of the eukaryotic cell cycle is directed by the activation of cyclin-dependent kinases (CDKs). CDK’s are known to interact with cyclins and are inhibited by enzymes like p27. Literature has identified CDK20 as ...
    • Launching Metaware.buzz 

      Riley, Jenn; Weidner, Andrew (2014-10-28)
      As library publishing becomes increasingly synonymous with offering traditional journal publishing services, it’s critical that libraries also engage in experimental publishing initiatives. Recent experimental publishing ...
    • Lay theories of suicide: An examination of culturally-relevant suicide beliefs and attributions 

      Walker, Rheeda L.; Lester, David; Joe, Sean (Journal of Black Psychology, 2006-08)
      The purpose of this study was to examine African Americans' lay beliefs and attributions toward suicide. The Attitudes Toward Suicide Scale, Life Ownership Orientation Questionnaire, Stigma Questionnaire, and Suicide ...
    • Lessons from Bridge2Hyku Phase One 

      Crocken, Todd; Washington, Anne; Watkins, Sean; Weidner, Andrew (2018-05-16)
      As part of Phase One of the Bridge2Hyku project, the project team at University of Houston will be creating reports on the digital collection environments at various institutions and on the requirements and limitations of ...
    • Lessons Learned: A Primo Usability Study 

      Brett, Kelsey; Turner, Cherie; Lierman, Ashley (Library & Information Technology Association (LITA), 2016-03-01)
      The University of Houston Libraries implemented Primo as the primary search option on the library website in May 2014. In May 2015, the Libraries released a redesigned interface to improve user experience with the tool. ...
    • Let it ROAR: Expanding University of Houston’s Open Access Services 

      Wu, Annie; Thompson, Santi; Davis-Van Atta, Taylor; Washington, Anne; Scott, Bethany; Liu, Xiping (2018-10-17)
      As part of the University of Houston (UH) Libraries’ 2017-2021 Strategic Plan, a cross-departmental implementation team was formed to expand our open access research repository services beyond electronic theses and ...
    • Let’s Talk About Dates: Coming to Terms with Diverse/Divergent Practices around Dates in ETD Metadata 

      Potvin, Sarah; Thompson, Santi (2015-09-09)
      As theses and dissertations have evolved in format from shelved print resources to electronic files housed in institutional repositories, recordkeeping practices have been developed to account for the description of theses’ ...
    • Librarians Using Mobile Devices 

      Vacek, Rachel (2009-07-10)
      At the University of Houston Libraries, we wrote a microgrant for prototyping mobile services on iPod Touch devices. We looked not only at user needs and expectations, but we also looked at how librarians are using mobile ...
    • The Library Makes its Small Screen Debut: Using the iPod Touch to Trial Library Services on Mobile Devices 

      Vacek, Rachel; Arellano, Veronica; Bennett, Miranda; Coombs, Karen; Dasler, Robin (2009-03)
      This poster presentation was given at the Association of College & Research Libraries National Conference in Seattle, WA, in March 2009.