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    • Examining the cultural and community contexts to address opioid misuse and OUD in Black communities 

      Gilbert, Lauren (2021-10-27)
      While Black Americans have similar rates of opioid misuse as national rates, Black Americans in urban areas have seen the sharpest rise in opioid drug death rates, with the biggest rise from synthetic opioids. Disparities in ...
    • Copyright 101 

      Fagundes, Dave (2021-11-17)
      This session is presented by Dave Fagundes, the Baker Botts LLP Professor of Law and the Research Dean at the University of Houston Law Center. It covers the basics of the federal Copyright Act and major judicial ...
    • EndNote 101 

      Lapka, Stephanie (2021-10-20)
      EndNote Online is a citation manager that can be used by researchers to format, organize, and share citations. Stefanie Lapka, Health Sciences Librarian at UH Libraries, will cover how to create an account, utilize plug-ins, ...
    • Metadata Works From Home: How Student Workers Continued to Work While Increasing Collection Accessibility 

      Vinson, Emily; Weidner, Andrew (2021-05)
      To keep our on-site student staff gainfully employed in early 2020, as the realities of the coronavirus pandemic came into sharp focus, a University of Houston Libraries team hatched a plan for student employees to create ...
    • Metadata Works From Home: How Student Workers Continued to Work While Increasing Collection Accessibility 

      Vinson, Emily; Weidner, Andrew (2021-02)
      Faced with campus closures, a University of Houston Libraries team developed plans to engage student employees in creating closed captions for hundreds of archival videos on the Libraries’ Audio/Video Repository. Panelists ...
    • Strategies and Tools for Metadata Migration Analysis and Harmonization 

      Washington, Anne; Wu, Annie; Thompson, Santi; Crocken, Todd; Watkins, Sean; Vallejo, Leroy; Weidner, Andrew (2019-09)
      The University of Houston (UH) Libraries, in partnership and consultation with numerous institutions, was awarded an Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) National Leadership/Project Grant to support the creation ...
    • Bridges to Hyku: A Multi-Institutional Effort Towards Migration Tooling 

      Crocken, Todd; Seeman, Dean; Thompson, Santi; Vallejo, Leroy; Washington, Anne; Watkins, Sean; Weidner, Andrew; Woodward, Nick; Wu, Annie (2019-05-22)
      The Bridge2Hyku Project, an IMLS National Leadership/Project Grant (LG-70-17-0217-17), is nearing the end of its second phase and has produced a multifaceted migration toolkit for those planning or implementing a digital ...
    • Digi Workflow Utility 

      Weidner, Andrew (2020-03-09)
      This slide deck includes screenshots of a Ruby command line utility that automates quality control and production activities in the Digitization Unit at the University of Houston Libraries. The slides were presented as a ...
    • Grief and Meter: Elegies for Poets After Auden 

      Connolly, Sally (University of Virginia Press, 2016-11-09)
      Selections from Grief and Meter: Elegies for Poets After Auden. Includes Introduction and Chapter 5.
    • Systematic Reviews 101 

      Helbing, Rachel (2021-09-22)
      A systematic review utilizes specific methods in an attempt to collate all empirical evidence on a given topic. This is done in order to answer a posed research question with minimal bias and maximum reliability, improving ...
    • Using soils of the past to reconstruct the landscapes of human evolution 

      Beverly, Emily (2021-09-22)
      Soils are an integral part of our modern lives – supplying our food and controlling many global biogeochemical cycles. In my research, I study the chemistries of modern soils to better understand the biogeochemical cycles ...
    • Stable Isotopes of Macrofossils and Bulk Carbonates from the Late Miocene to Pleistocene Santa Rosalia Basin, Baja California Sur, Mexico 

      Taylor, Laura L. (2020-12)
      Modeling of the response to future climate change predict that northwest North America will become more arid. By studying sedimentary deposits from the late Miocene and Pliocene time periods, when mean global air temperatures ...
    • Extractable Units of Bywater 

      Flick, Ariana (2021-05)
      William Cronon argues that incoming settlers to the New England landscape could only define their findings in terms of their marketable value rather than their collective value as a system of growth. The danger of extracting ...
    • Learning from the Non-Place: The Urban Surface of Pasadena, Texas 

      Cruz, Cynthia P. (2021-05)
      “This new world of non-place privileges the fleeting, ephemeral, and contingent”, Marc Auge, Non-Places: Introduction to an Anthropology of Super Modernity Pasadena developed as a small working-class bay area in the early ...
    • What Hands Are Capable Of 

      Flores, Matt (2021-05)
      A collection of poems and images with a critical introduction based on personal and historical experiences surrounding south Texas. Emphasizing a distinct Tejano perspective on craft, the found fragments of experience are ...
    • Lenses: Reading Palestine Then and Now 

      Durrette, Cristobella L. (2021-04)
      Comics journalism tells nonfiction stories through the framework of sequential art. Incorporating literary devices utilized in New Journalism, comics journalism blends visual and verbal elements that create an immersive ...
    • Data-driven Rules for Individualized Lifestyle Recommendations 

      Odo, Chiwetalu P. (2020-12)
      Heart failure (HF) is a global pandemic affecting more than 26 million patients worldwide. Effective management of risk factors is extremely important for reducing heart failure. Lifestyle modification can effectively ...
    • Sparse Deconvolution of Pulsatile Growth Hormone Secretion in Adolescents 

      Genty, Jon X. (2020-12)
      Growth hormone (GH) is secreted by cells in the anterior pituitary on two time scales: discrete pulses over minutes that occur within a 24-hr pattern. Secretion reflects the balance of stimulatory and inhibitory inputs ...
    • Dating Violence and Peer Conflict In Adolescents With and Without Borderline Personality Disorder 

      Asim, Nabeeha (2020-10)
      Background: A hallmark feature of borderline personality disorder (BPD) is unstable interpersonal relationships. Adolescents with BPD may be more likely to experience teen dating violence (TDV) and peer conflict. Yet, there ...