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Bridging the Gap Between Print and Digital Environments
Emerging technologies like QR Codes and Augmented Reality can help faculty, staff, and librarians extend services, promote resources, and widen access to instructional material to students in exciting and innovative ways. ...
Putting the Library Website in Their Hands: The Advantages and Challenges of a Homegrown Content Management System
A presentation on a home grown content management system at the University of Houston Libraries.
Apps in Facebook & Google OpenSocial: Why Librarians Should Pay Attention
Looking at Google OpenSocial & Facebook Apps (in their early stages) and what it means for libraries.
Mobile Innovations in the UH Libraries
Overview of UH Libraries’ Microgrant Program, highlighting the successes and challenges of two mobile microgrant projects, and sharing how opportunities for collaboration manifested both in and outside the library.
Get Your Game On in Instruction
Author Zora Neale Hurston said that "Research is formalized curiosity. It is poking and prying with a purpose.” The same could be said about video games, where a gamer explores new and unfamiliar areas, asks questions along ...
The Current Landscape of Mobile Devices
Learn about the current status of mobile devices, applications, and e-readers, and how they are affecting libraries. The live version of the presentation also provided a show and tell of the resources and devices.
Examples of what you can do with the DPLA API
This presentation was part of a pre-conference, "Hacking the Digital Public Library of America” at the Texas Conference on Digital Libraries in Austin, TX, on April 4, 2014.
Collaborating in the Clouds: The Tools
Do you collaborate on documents within committees that are made up of members scattered around the world or your institution? Are you looking for alternatives to email discussion groups that will push your content out to ...
iTouch and Go: Funding Innovation in the UH Libraries
UH Libraries trialed the use of the iPod Touch as a tool to enhance the work of librarians. This presentation outlines the successes and pitfalls of this trial and you’ll learn ways in which you can jump-start a similar ...
Impact your Library UX with Contextual Inquiry
A contextual inquiry is a research study that involves in-depth interviews where users walk through common tasks in the physical environment in which they typically perform them. It can be used to better understand the ...