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      Bellah, Eric M. (2019)
      "No one tells such tales as Kolya [Medtner]" proclaimed Rachmaninoff after hearing his friend–Nikolai Medtner–present his Op 51 Skazki[Fairytales] at a private party. Medtner was, along with his contemporaries Rachmaninoff ...
    • Christopher Miguel Flakus 

      Flakus, Christopher Miguel (2019-04-24)
      Christopher Miguel Flakus is a poet and writer living in Houston, Texas. He has published work in The Huffington Post, Akashic Books: Mondays are Murder Noir Series, Indietronica, Outlaw Poetry, In Recovery Magazine, Glass ...
    • Jackson Neal 

      Neal, Jackson (2019-04-24)
      Jackson Neal is a freshman at the University of Houston and a three-time member of Houston’s premier youth poetry slam team, Meta-Four Houston. He is the 2017 and 2018 Space City Grand Slam Champion, a 2018 National Young ...
    • Sohair Elmowafy 

      Elmowafy, Sohair (2019-04-24)
      Sohair Elmowafy is a nocturnal creature whose work has recently been published in The Rice Review. She holds a BA in Creative Writing, and can be found somewhere in Houston probably avoiding humans and drinking copious ...
    • Learn It Together and Learn It Well: Forming a Linked Data Study Group at University of Houston Libraries 

      Liu, Xiping; Vandale, Susan; Hood, Martha; McDaniel, Marla (2009-04-15)
      Since September 2018, the cataloging librarians from the three branches of University of Houston libraries (UH Main, UH Clear Lake and UH Downtown) formed a study group with the goal of understanding the concepts of BIBFRAME ...
    • Jonathan Meyer 

      Meyer, Jonathan (2014-09-17)
    • Sam Dinger 

      Dinger, Sam (2014-09-17)
    • Will Burns 

      Burns, Will (2014-09-17)
      Will Burns (PhD, Fiction) received his BA from the University of Arkansas and his MFA from The New School in NYC. He is a part- time chess instructor and used to be a cashier. His car broke down while moving to Houston. ...
    • Luisa Muradyan-Tannahill 

      Muradyan-Tannahill, Luisa (2014-09-17)
      Luisa (PhD, Poetry) is originally from the Ukraine and received her BA in History from the University of Kansas and MFA in Poetry from Texas State University. Her poems can be found in Blackbird, Ninth Letter, West Branch, ...
    • Georgia Pearle 

      Pearle, Georgia (2014-09-17)
      Born and raised in the Gulf South, Georgia Pearle (PhD, Poetry) is an alumna of Smith College and holds an MFA in Poetry from Lesley University. Her poems have appeared in or are forthcoming from Kenyon Review Online, Ninth ...
    • Erika Jo Brown 

      Brown, Erika Jo (2014-09-17)
      Erika Jo Brown (PhD, Poetry) is from New York. Her debut po- etry collection, I’m Your Huckleberry, was published Brooklyn Arts Press in November 2014. Her chapbook, What a Lark!, was published by Further Adventures Press ...
    • Data visualization: New opportunities for outreach in the social sciences. 

      Been, Joshua; Gao, Wenli; Wallace, Loretta (2015)
      This presentation showcases several examples of using data visualization for outreach.
    • Data visualization: Transforming research support 

      Been, Joshua; Gao, Wenli; Wallace, Loretta (2016)
      This presentation showcases how data visualization services can transform research support, from solely providing access to data, to actively engaging researchers with data. We will highlight Tableau, ESRI desktop and ...
    • Making evidence-based collection development feasible: Using R coding to automate analysis for action 

      Gao, Wenli; Turner, Cherie; Ke, Irene (2016)
      Collection development practitioners face a complicated publishing environment with many new and developing purchasing models. Even with the new models in development, approval plans and firms orders are still commonly ...
    • Data mining, visualizing, and analyzing faculty thematic relationships for research support and collection analysis 

      Gao, Wenli; Wallace, Loretta (2017)
      This project developed analytical tools to improve collection development and enhance research support. Analyzing faculty publications across campus involves developing similarity analysis, topic generating algorithms, and ...
    • Analyzing data consultations: What liaisons can learn about users' data needs and use of tools 

      Gao, Wenli; Ke, Irene; Martin, Lisa (2017)
      As data services gain momentum in academic libraries, liaison librarians are expected to be part of the education force for data literacy. Nonetheless, due to the broad scope of data literacy, training librarians to improve ...
    • Piloting emerging research workshops at University of Houston 

      Gao, Wenli (2018-11)
      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 ...
    • Mortgage Prepayment and Path-Dependent Effects of Monetary Policy 

      Berger, David; Milbradt, Konstantin; Tourre, Fabrice; Vavra, Joseph (2019-4)
      How much ability does the Fed have to stimulate the economy by cutting interest rates? We argue that the presence of substantial debt in fixed-rate, prepayable mortgages means that the ability to stimulate the economy by ...
    • Labor Market Power 

      Berger, David; Herkenhoff, Kyle; Mongey, Simon (2019-04)
      What are the welfare implications of labor market power? We provide an answer to this question in two steps: (1) we develop a tractable quantitative, general equilibrium, oligopsony model of the labor market, (2) we estimate ...
    • Consistency without Inference: Instrumental Variables in Practical Application 

      Young, Alwyn (2019-04)
      I use Monte Carlo simulations, the jackknife and multiple forms of the bootstrap to study a comprehensive sample of 1359 instrumental variables regressions in 31 papers published in the journals of the American Economic ...