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Using easily available data to build collections and understand faculty research for subject librarians
Building collection and assisting with faculty research are two major responsibilities for subject librarians. Collection and research needs are unique to campuses and departments subject librarians serve for. How could ...
Piloting emerging research workshops at University of Houston
University of Houston has recently launched a new initiative called 50 in 5, which aims to increase research output by 50% in 5 years. The liaison department has restructured to have a research team to better respond to ...
Targeted Education Increases Medication Compliance in Older Adults
In older adult patients, how does an availability of educational support measures compared with a lack of educational support measures affect medication compliance in the home setting from the time of discharge until the ...
Early Mobility in ICU Patients Improves Outcomes
Lack of mobility for ICU patients is associated with myriad negative patient outcomes that are positively impacted by early mobility interventions.
A Comparison of Two Sepsis Risk Identification Methods in the ED
In the Emergency Department, is an EHR algorithm compared with clinical assessment more effective in identifying patients at risk for developing sepsis?
An Inside Job: Using Tiny Robot Swarms to Heal the Body
In the Disney Movie, “Big Hero 6,” the protagonist, Hiro, offers a profound view into the future by manufacturing a swarm of 100,000 microbots. Hiro controls them to self-assemble, to build structures, and to transport ...
Electronic Health Record: Helping or Harming Patient-Centered Care?
How do patients perceive the quality of care and communication effectiveness while healthcare providers implement the electronic health record as a primary contributor to the plan of care during a clinical visit?
Let it ROAR: Expanding University of Houston’s Open Access Services
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 ...
Removing the Invisibility Cloak
What do you do when it seems there’s been an invisibility spell cast on your service desk? How do you make students realize that not only it exists but use it as well? This presentation will discuss low-cost methods a ...
2018 STEM Librarians South Conference: Schedule of Events and Abstracts
(University of Houston Libraries, 2018-07-20)
The complete schedule of events and abstracts for the 2018 STEM Librarians South Conference, hosted by University of Houston Libraries, July 19 & 20, 2018. The STEM Librarians South Conference focuses on topics related to ...