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    • Joe Reece 

      Madrid, Andrea (2018-04-25)
      Description: This is an oral history interview with Joe Reece that is part of a Hurricane Harvey Oral History Research Project. Mr. Reece was interviewed on March 29, 2018, at his home in Sugar Land, TX. He was a victim ...
    • Joint Torque Instrumentation in a Pediatric Exoskeleton 

      Akinwande, Samuel; Eguren, David; Kilicarslan, Atilla; Gorges, Jeff (2017)
      Background. There are 300,000+ children in the US living with ambulatory disorders. Many of them rely on wheelchairs, which cause health complications due to their sedentary nature. The UH-BMI lab is developing a powered ...
    • Ketogenic Diet To Improve Outcomes In Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus 

      Yap, Mark (2018-04-13)
      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 ...
    • Kim Nguyen 

      Nguyen, Dat (2018-04-25)
      In an interview with Houston resident Kim Nguyen for the Hurricane Harvey Oral History Project, nine months after Hurricane Harvey, on March 29, 2018, we look into how the worries and problems of the victims changed as the ...
    • Know Your Data: Metadata Quality Control for Content Migration 

      Weidner, Andrew (2016-04-22)
      Migration of digital objects from one digital asset management system to another creates an opportunity to clean and standardize descriptive metadata through automated analysis and remediation. This presentation will discuss ...
    • Knowledge of and Attitudes toward Behavioral Health Services among Older Youth in the Foster Care System 

      Munson, Michelle R.; Narendorf, Sarah Carter; McMillen, J. Curtis (Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal, 11/06/10)
      This study examined knowledge of and attitudes toward services among 268 17-year olds with psychiatric diagnoses preparing to exit foster care. A structured interview assessed knowledge of services with vignette scenarios ...
    • KUHT: Preserving American's First Public Television Station 

      Vinson, Emily (2015-11-20)
      Broadcasting from the University of Houston, KUHT signed on the air for the first time on May 25, 1953, with the promise of providing the growing city with educational programming. Focused on preservation and access, the ...
    • La representación de la muerte como vida en la narrativa de García Márquez 

      Marrugo-Puello, Cecilia (2018)
      In a number of literary pieces in the western world tradition, death has typically been represented as an obscure episode related to mourning and sadness, brought about by ceasing of life or the departure of a dear one. ...
    • Large crowding zones in peripheral vision for briefly presented stimuli 

      Tripathy, Srimant P.; Cavanagh, Patrick; Bedell, Harold E. (Journal of Vision, 2014-12)
      When a target is flanked by distractors, it becomes more difficult to identify. In the periphery, this crowding effect extends over a wide range of target-flanker separations, called the spatial extent of interaction (EoI). ...
    • Large Scale Docking of Chemical Compound Against CDK20 

      Nazarian, Amir; Wang, Xin; Yu, Fang; Liu, Yu (2017)
      Regulation of the eukaryotic cell cycle is directed by the activation of cyclin-dependent kinases (CDKs). CDK’s are known to interact with cyclins and are inhibited by enzymes like p27. Literature has identified CDK20 as ...
    • Launching Metaware.buzz 

      Riley, Jenn; Weidner, Andrew (2014-10-28)
      As library publishing becomes increasingly synonymous with offering traditional journal publishing services, it’s critical that libraries also engage in experimental publishing initiatives. Recent experimental publishing ...
    • Lay theories of suicide: An examination of culturally-relevant suicide beliefs and attributions 

      Walker, Rheeda L.; Lester, David; Joe, Sean (Journal of Black Psychology, 2006-08)
      The purpose of this study was to examine African Americans' lay beliefs and attributions toward suicide. The Attitudes Toward Suicide Scale, Life Ownership Orientation Questionnaire, Stigma Questionnaire, and Suicide ...
    • Lessons from Bridge2Hyku Phase 1 

      Crocken, Todd; Washington, Anne; Watkins, Sean; Weidner, Andrew (2018-05-16)
      As part of Phase 1 of the Bridge2Hyku project, the project team at University of Houston will be creating reports on the digital collection environments at various institutions and on the requirements and limitations of ...
    • 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. ...
    • Let’s Talk About Dates: Coming to Terms with Diverse/Divergent Practices around Dates in ETD Metadata 

      Potvin, Sarah; Thompson, Santi (2015-09-09)
      As theses and dissertations have evolved in format from shelved print resources to electronic files housed in institutional repositories, recordkeeping practices have been developed to account for the description of theses’ ...
    • Librarians Using Mobile Devices 

      Vacek, Rachel (2009-07-10)
      At the University of Houston Libraries, we wrote a microgrant for prototyping mobile services on iPod Touch devices. We looked not only at user needs and expectations, but we also looked at how librarians are using mobile ...
    • The Library Makes its Small Screen Debut: Using the iPod Touch to Trial Library Services on Mobile Devices 

      Vacek, Rachel; Arellano, Veronica; Bennett, Miranda; Coombs, Karen; Dasler, Robin (2009-03)
      This poster presentation was given at the Association of College & Research Libraries National Conference in Seattle, WA, in March 2009.
    • Library Mobile Web Design: Tips, Tricks and Resources 

      Vacek, Rachel; Williams, Berika (2011-10-22)
      Going mobile with your website? This presentation will walk you through some things to consider when thinking about the functionality and content of your library’s mobile presence, and point to useful tools for building ...
    • Library Residents on the Bleeding Edge: Delivering Value through Innovation, Leadership, and Inclusion 

      Santiago, Ariana; Arnold-Garza, Sara; Linares, Rosalinda (2015-03-26)
      This poster highlights cutting-edge projects produced by current and former residency librarians. Projects will illustrate the pillars of a residency experience: the role of the residency librarian as a catalyst for ...
    • Library Websites of the Future 

      Vacek, Rachel (2014-11-13)
      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 ...