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An Analysis of Evolving Metadata Influences, Standards, and Practices in Electronic Theses and Dissertations
(Association for Library Collections & Technical Services, 2016-04)
This study uses a mixed methods approach to raise awareness of divergences between and among current practices and metadata standards and guidelines for electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs). Analysis is rooted in ...
DIGITAL SCHOLARSHIP ROAD MAP: A Report from UH Libraries’ Digital Scholarship Services Team
In October 2015, the University of Houston (UH) Libraries’ administration charged a group to develop recommendations for how the Libraries should move forward in the growing area of digital scholarship. The Digital Scholarship ...
Bayou City DAMS: Implementation Phase One, Outside the Box
This presentation was given by members of the Bayou City DAMS implementation team in an Open Forum to the UH Libraries. The presentation provides an overview of the open source software tools developed and adopted by the ...
Reverse Image Lookup: Assessing Digital Library Users and Reuses
Reverse image lookup technology was used to assess the users and reuses of images from the Library of Congress’Teaching with Primary Resources digital collection. After selecting 44 images for the study, researchers used ...
Diving into Data: Implementing a Data Repository at the Texas Digital Library
This poster documents the progress of two Texas Digital Library (TDL) working groups focused on the storage and accessibility of research data. The first group, the TDL Data Management Working Group, selected a platform ...
Gauging the Need for Scholarly Communications Library Support at a Research University
Due to increasing interest in Open Access (OA) on the University of Houston (UH) campus, librarians at UH collaborated with members of the Faculty Senate OA subcommittee to develop a survey to determine the extent of ...
Hitting the Road towards a Greater Digital Destination: Evaluating and Testing DAMS at the University of Houston Libraries
(Information Technology and Libraries, 2016)
Since 2009, tens of thousands of rare and unique items have been made available online for research through the University of Houston Digital Library. Six years later, the Libraries' new digital initiatives call for a ...
Acknowledging the Personal Among Digital Library Users and Reuses
Technology has allowed libraries to expand access to their rare and unique special collections content for over twenty years. Since that time, librarians have also tried to evaluate the value of these efforts. Librarians ...
Report on Open Access Publishing for the Research and Scholarship Committee of the Faculty Senate with Recommendations
In this report, we discuss the need for the University of Houston to take an active role in managing open access (OA) publishing for the faculty and librarians.