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  • Bridge2Hyku: Tools and Strategies for Content Migration to Open Source Repository 

    Crocken, Todd; Wu, Annie; Thompson, Santi; Watkins, Sean; Washington, Anne; Weidner, Andrew; Vallejo, Leroy (2019-06-12)
    This PowerPoint slide deck was used by Santi Thompson and Annie Wu when presenting at CNI Spring 2019 and at Open Repositories 2019. It provides an overview of the Bridge2Hyku project, including its toolkit and documentation.
  • Bridge2Hyku GWLA Webinar 

    Crocken, Todd; Washington, Anne; Wu, Annie; Seeman, Dean; Thompson, Santi (2019-05-29)
    A team of software developers and metadata experts from the University of Houston and the University of Victoria (BC) discuss the Bridge2Hyku Project. Including tools to migrate digital collections and metadata from ContentDM ...
  • Bridge2Hyku: Building the Bridge towards an Open Source Digital Solution 

    Wu, Annie; Thompson, Santi; Weidner, Andrew; Crocken, Todd; Watkins, Sean; Washington, Anne; Vallejo, Leroy (2019-04-08)
    The University of Houston 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 of ...
  • Bridge2Hyku Toolkit Pilot Test Report 

    Crocken, Todd; Washington, Anne; Wu, Annie; Watkins, Sean; Thompson, Santi; Weidner, Andrew; Vallejo, Leroy (2019-04-03)
    To wrap up phase two, the Bridge2Hyku (B2H) project team at University of Houston (UH) and University of Victoria (UVic) partnered with the Texas Digital Library (TDL) to conduct the B2H Toolkit Pilot Test. The findings ...
  • Pragmatism, Patronage, Piety and Participation: Women in the Anglo-Norman Chronicles 

    O'Neal, Amy Michele (2008-05)
    This dissertation examines the chronicles written in England and Normandy in the eleventh and twelfth centuries and explores how the writers of these histories perceived women. This study is meant to illuminate the lives ...
  • Video-Based Discussion: Promoting Presence Through Interactions in Online Higher Education Courses 

    Gronseth, Susie; Mahmoudi, Leila (2019)
    Video-based discussion is an emerging technology that can be used in online higher education courses as part of introduction, debate, personal exploration, and reflection activities. The video format bridges the distance ...
  • A Case Study of ETD Metadata Remediation at the University of Houston Libraries 

    Thompson, Santi; Liu, Xiping; Duran, Albert; Washington, Anne (2019-01-11)
    This paper provides a case study on remediating electronic theses and dissertations (ETD) metadata at the University of Houston Libraries. The authors provide an overview of the team’s efforts to revise existing ETD metadata ...
  • CDM Bridge "Vintage Ad" Poster - Samvera Connect 2018 

    Crocken, Todd (2018-10-02)
    This poster presentation for the Samvera Connect 2018 conference showcases the CDM Bridge application that the Bridge2Hyku grant project team built. It highlights CDM Bridge's functions while using the aesthetic of 20th ...
  • Is it still a book or not: cataloging artist books for Special Collections at University of Houston Libraries 

    Liu, Xiping (2018-05-04)
    The presentation is about a cataloging project completed by the author in 2017. The project comprised cataloging twelve artist books for the Special Collections department at University of Houston Libraries. In the ...
  • Get Ready, Get Set, Curate: Understanding the ‘Everyday Curator’ 

    Thompson, Santi; Reilly, Michele (2018)
    The proliferation of the world wide web and, with it, ways to communicate and share experiences virtually through social media sites, has changed the ways that people interact with online cultural heritage images. As the ...
  • Open Scholarship Workshop 

    Davis-Van Atta, Taylor (2018-11-16)
    Slides from a workshop delivered Nov 16, 2018, in University of Houston Libraries' Digital Research Commons (DRC). This workshop addresses some of the core values and practices of open scholarship, primarily from a humanist ...
  • Planting Cedar: Local Authority Control in a Linked Data Ecosystem 

    Weidner, Andrew (2018-11-07)
    This is a presentation that was delivered to the Midwest Collaborative for Library Services Linked Data Users Group on November 7, 2018. The presentation provides an introduction to the University of Houston (UH) Libraries’ ...
  • Let it ROAR: Expanding University of Houston’s Open Access Services 

    Wu, Annie; Thompson, Santi; Davis-Van Atta, Taylor; Washington, Anne; Scott, Bethany; Liu, Xiping (2018-10-17)
    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 ...
  • Bridge2Hyku: Developing Migration Strategies and Tools 

    Washington, Anne; Seeman, Dean; Crocken, Todd; Thompson, Santi; Watkins, Sean; Weidner, Andrew; Wu, Annie (2018-10-15)
    The University of Houston (UH) Libraries, in partnership and consultation with numerous institutions, was awarded an IMLS National Leadership/Project Grant (LG-70-17-0217-17) to support the creation of the Bridge2Hyku (B2H) ...
  • Evaluating Type Prediction with Textual Hints 

    Alipour, Mohammad Amin; Lopez-Monroy, Adrian; Gonzalez, Fabio; Solorio, Thamar; Shirani, Amirreza (2018-03)
    One of the main obstacles to program comprehension and software maintenance is the lack of information about the types of variables in a source code. In this paper, we explore the effectiveness of type inference using ...
  • Git a Grip: Using GitHub to Manage Your Metadata Application Profile 

    Washington, Anne (2017)
    Local Metadata Application Profiles and input guidelines are always evolving. GitHub provides a simple way to manage metadata documentation with the added benefit of versioning. This allows metadata specialists to see ...
  • Conflicting Principles in Social Work Doctoral Programs: The Effects of Unspoken Power Dynamics 

    Gearing, Robin E. (2003)
    Doctoral students are guided by two distinct sets of principles - those of their profession and academe - that may conflict. The social work profession is built upon the collaborative principles of equity, diversity, social ...
  • Moving On Toward A Greater Digital Destination: An Update from the DAMS Task Force 

    Scott, Bethany; Thompson, Santi; Washington, Anne; Watkins, Sean; Weidner, Andrew; Wu, Annie (2018-07-17)
    This presentation was given by members of the Digital Asset Management System (DAMS) Implementation Task Force in an Open Forum for the UH Libraries. The presentation covers recent developments in the Bayou City DAMS ...
  • Bayou City DAMS: Implementation Phase One, Outside the Box 

    Weidner, Andrew; Watkins, Sean; Scott, Bethany; Krewer, Drew; Washington, Anne; Richardson, Matthew; Wu, Annie; Thompson, Santi (2016-12-08)
    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 ...
  • Digital Collections Survey Report for Bridge2Hyku: IMLS Funded Project 

    Crocken, Todd; Thompson, Santi; Washington, Anne; Wu, Annie; Weidner, Andrew (2018-07-05)
    This report shares the results and analysis of the digital collections survey of the Bridge2Hyku project. The Bridge2Hyku project plans to create a migration toolkit and the survey's results, which lay out the current ...

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