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Managing the Rights to Your Publications
Slideshow from a presentation given at the University of Houston Libraries on February 2, 2018, as part of its second annual "Get Ready to Publish!" scholarly publishing event for UH graduate students.
The Association of Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Identity Facets with Smoking Dependence Motives
(Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 2018-02-07)
Introduction: Lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) adults have higher rates of smoking than heterosexual adults. LGB individuals face unique stressors, including challenges associated with having a LGB identity. The extent to ...
Strength in Numbers: Leveraging global collaboration to standardize IR usage measurement and assessment
This presentation discusses the IRUS-USA pilot project, a joint effort between JISC and DLF, which enables Institutional Repositories to share and compare usage data based on the COUNTER standard. The presentation highlights ...
Introducing Cedar: A Linked Data Authority Service at the University of Houston Libraries
In 2016, as part of the development of a new digital access and preservation ecosystem, the University of Houston Libraries established Cedar, a local linked data thesaurus. Using SKOS, Cedar includes terms for subjects, ...
Together we do more
A description of the Fort Bend County Library System and the University of Houston Libraries partnership to create the Fort Bend County Library University Branch in Sugarland, TX. This was presented at the Texas Library ...
Decreasing Congestive Heart Failure Readmission with Telemonitoring
Direct congestive heart failure costs are expected to rise from 21 billion dollars in 2012 to an estimated 53 billion dollars in 2030. There is a 20% lifetime risk of developing congestive heart failure with a five-year ...
Ketogenic Diet To Improve Outcomes In Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
The recommendation of a ketogenic diet for type 2 diabetes is often overlooked in favor of the traditional high carbohydrate, low-fat diet due to lack of knowledge. There is accumulating evidence to show that a ketogenic ...
Early Identification of Maternal Depression Symptoms by Instituting a Postpartum Depression Screening
This evidence-based practice project explores the necessity and feasibility of a practice change of administration of the Edinburg Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) by pediatric providers to mothers at every well child ...
The Postmortem Gaze and Contested Ways of Seeing: Death, Race, and Photography in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century
Scopic regimes, or ways of seeing through different time periods, cultures, and locations, play a pivotal role in how different subject positions are viewed through dominant ideologies. Situated within the framework of ...
Objects of Immortality: Hairwork and Mourning in Victorian Visual Culture
Often misunderstood as purely an artifact of mourning, hairwork was exchanged as a living, sentimental token of love and friendship in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Hair was an artifact of affection and a material ...