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Cleaning up legacy metadata for ETDs: Strategies, tools and a look into the future [Poster]
Since July 2015, the University of Houston (UH) Libraries Metadata and Digitization Services (MDS) Metadata Unit in collaboration with the UH Libraries Digital Repository Services (DRS) department has been working towards ...
DIGITAL SCHOLARSHIP ROAD MAP: A Report from UH Libraries’ Digital Scholarship Services Team
In October 2015, the University of Houston (UH) Libraries’ administration charged a group to develop recommendations for how the Libraries should move forward in the growing area of digital scholarship. The Digital Scholarship ...
Creating a Beta-Space in an Academic Music Library
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 ...
Using the User: A User-Centered Approach to a Primo Redesign
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 ...
Walk & Learn for Wellness: Implementing an Employee Wellness Program
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 ...
Responsive Web Design in Practice
(Taylor & Francis, 2016-04-06)
A Review of the book "Responsive Web Design in Practice" by Jason A. Clark.
Report on Open Access Publishing for the Research and Scholarship Committee of the Faculty Senate with Recommendations
In this report, we discuss the need for the University of Houston to take an active role in managing open access (OA) publishing for the faculty and librarians.
Acknowledging the Personal Among Digital Library Users and Reuses
Technology has allowed libraries to expand access to their rare and unique special collections content for over twenty years. Since that time, librarians have also tried to evaluate the value of these efforts. Librarians ...
Evolving Digital Exhibits: Linking Resources and Creating Context Online
In an effort to bring context to their digital collections, many institutions are using online materials to create digital exhibits and similar features. In the presentation I discuss motivations for creating digital ...
Hitting the Road towards a Greater Digital Destination: Evaluating and Testing DAMS at the University of Houston Libraries
(Information Technology and Libraries, 2016)
Since 2009, tens of thousands of rare and unique items have been made available online for research through the University of Houston Digital Library. Six years later, the Libraries' new digital initiatives call for a ...