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iTouch and Go: Funding Innovation in the UH Libraries
UH Libraries trialed the use of the iPod Touch as a tool to enhance the work of librarians. This presentation outlines the successes and pitfalls of this trial and you’ll learn ways in which you can jump-start a similar ...
Examples of what you can do with the DPLA API
This presentation was part of a pre-conference, "Hacking the Digital Public Library of America” at the Texas Conference on Digital Libraries in Austin, TX, on April 4, 2014.
Impact your Library UX with Contextual Inquiry
A contextual inquiry is a research study that involves in-depth interviews where users walk through common tasks in the physical environment in which they typically perform them. It can be used to better understand the ...
Learn the basics of this open source content management system and how you can create a robust website quickly and full of tools that will engage your users. This presentation will also focus on configuration, popular ...
Hitting the Road towards a Greater Digital Destination: Evaluating and Testing DAMS at the University of Houston Libraries
Since 2009, the University of Houston (UH) Libraries has digitized tens of thousands of rare and unique items and made them available for research through its UH Digital Library (UHDL) based on CONTENTdm. Six years later, ...
Library Websites of the Future
This presentation highlights current web design trends, agile development methodologies, and current trends in library research, user behaviors, and the implications of Lorcan Dempsey's concept of Inside Out libraries and ...
The changing nature of web design and user expectations, and how libraries can respond
This was a presentation given to the Houston Area Law Librarians Annual Meeting at the South Texas College of Law in Houston, TX, on April 8, 2015.
Considerations for your Mobile Library
We all know by now that the ubiquity of mobile devices, from smart phones to e-book readers to tablets, is changing when, where, and how people are accessing information for personal and professional use. What does this ...
Mashing Up and Remixing the Library Website
Libraries today are presented with the challenge creating a unified user experience out of systems which are traditionally highly separate silos. Often this is done by literally copying and inserting data and information ...
Getting Started with Drupal
This workshop was a LITA Preconference and presented at the American Library Association Midwinter Conference in Dallas, TX, on January 20, 2012.