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  • Walk & Learn for Wellness: Implementing an Employee Wellness Program 

    Brett, Kelsey; Martin, Lisa (2016-04-21)
    Presented the planning and results of an employee wellness program at the University of Houston Libraries. The wellness program included a walking challenge, a lunch and learn series, and the purchase of a treadmill desk ...
  • Using the User: A User-Centered Approach to a Primo Redesign 

    Brett, Kelsey; Frederick, Young (2016-05-04)
    This presentation discussed s a Primo redesign based on a user-centered approach. We collected information about the needs and expectations of internal and external users regarding Primo through a variety of activities ...
  • Creating a Beta-Space in an Academic Music Library 

    Lewin-Lane, Stephanie (2016-10-07)
    Students in the performing arts have unique research and study needs that often move beyond standard library services and into multi-disciplinary areas. The need to access multi-media, recording and music software, visual ...
  • Lessons Learned: A Primo Usability Study 

    Brett, Kelsey; Turner, Cherie; Lierman, Ashley (Library & Information Technology Association (LITA), 2016-03-01)
    The University of Houston Libraries implemented Primo as the primary search option on the library website in May 2014. In May 2015, the Libraries released a redesigned interface to improve user experience with the tool. ...
  • Implementing Hydra at the University of Houston Libraries 

    Weidner, Andrew; Watkins, Sean (2015-09-22)
    This poster illustrates an early vision for the technology stack behind the University of Houston Libraries digital asset management systems migration from CONTENTdm to Fedora/Hydra based on the work of the Digital Asset ...

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