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    • QR Codes and Augmented Reality Help Libraries Extend Services 

      Vacek, Rachel; Riley, Anita (2011-03-16)
      Emerging technologies like QR Codes and Augmented Reality can help libraries extend services, widen access to resources, and promote events to users in exciting and innovative ways. Using simple and free technologies, QR ...
    • Quantification of Age-Related and per Diopter Accommodative Changes of the Lens and Ciliary Muscle in the Emmetropic Human Eye 

      Richdale, Kathryn; Sinnott, Loraine T.; Bullimore, Mark A.; Wassenaar, Peter A.; Schmalbrock, Petra; Kao, Chiu-Yen; Patz, Samuel; Mutti, Donald O.; Glasser, Adrian; Zadnik, Karla (Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 2013-02)
      Purpose: To calculate age-related and per diopter (D) accommodative changes in crystalline lens and ciliary muscle dimensions in vivo in a single cohort of emmetropic human adults ages 30 to 50 years. Methods: The right ...
    • RDA Is Here: Full Scale Implementation of RDA at UH System Libraries 

      Guajardo, Richard; Wu, Annie (2014-02-20)
      The national libraries of United States started their implementation of RDA on March 31, 2013. University of Houston Libraries decided to take action to ensure a simultaneous implementation of the new resource description ...
    • Re-Imagining the Library Website 

      Vacek, Rachel (2015-11-06)
      This is a keynote presentation that was presented to the Oklahoma Chapter of the Association of Research Libraries on looking at how academic library websites in the next few years might look, and how the research and ...
    • Reading About Diversity: Developing and Reflecting on Inclusive Instructional Resources 

      Santiago, Ariana; Hernandez, Ernesto; Godbey, Samantha; Garcia, Kenny; Davis, Lindsay (2016-08-11)
      Members of the ACRL Instruction Section Instruction for Diverse Populations Committee describe their process in collaboratively revising and developing resources to support instruction librarians working with diverse ...
    • Rediscover Discovery: Evaluating Web‐Scale Discovery Platforms 

      Guajardo, Richard; Wu, Annie (2013-03-19)
      In 2012, the University of Houston Libraries conducted an extensive evaluation process of the major library web-scale discovery platforms in the marketplace. The methodology included evaluation of vendor demonstrations, ...
    • Repeatability of Nidek MP-1 Fixation Measurements in Patients With Bilateral Central Field Loss 

      Bedell, Harold E.; Pratt, Joshua D.; Krishnan, Arunkumar; Kisilevsky, Eli; Brin, Taylor A.; González, Esther G.; Steinbach, Martin J.; Tarita-Nistor, Luminita (Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 2015-04)
      Purpose: Visual performance in patients with bilateral central field loss is related to fixation stability. This study evaluated the repeatability of visual-fixation parameters in patients with bilateral central field loss, ...
    • Report on Open Access Publishing for the Research and Scholarship Committee of the Faculty Senate with Recommendations 

      Roman, Gregg; Fox, George E.; Bronicki, Jacqueline; Thompson, Santi (2016-03-03)
      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.
    • Research Where You Learn: Incorporating Research and Information Literacy Modules into WebCT 

      Vacek, Rachel; Arellano, Veronica; Dasler, Robin (2009-03-27)
      Meeting students where they learn is integral to their academic success, and right now, students are learning online. The use of course management systems such as WebCT has expanded well beyond the realm of distance ...
    • Responsive Web Design in Practice 

      Vacek, Rachel (Taylor & Francis, 2016-04-06)
      A Review of the book "Responsive Web Design in Practice" by Jason A. Clark.
    • Richer, Better and More Sustainable: Upgrading Metadata in CONTENTdm 

      Thompson, Santi; Wu, Annie (2013-08-09)
      Since 2009 the University of Houston Libraries have expanded access to the rare and special collections through the University of Houston Digital Library (UHDL). Three years and nearly 50,000 digital items later, UHDL has ...
    • Searching 2.0 

      Vacek, Rachel (Reference & User Services Association, 2010)
      The article reviews the book "Searching 2.0," by Michael P. Sauers.
    • Seeing the Library through the Terminator’s Eyes: Augmented Reality 

      Vacek, Rachel; Riley, Anita (2011-05-18)
      Augmented reality is a location-aware technology that can help libraries widen access to resources and promote services to users in exciting and innovative ways. This emerging technology superimposes layers of computer-generated ...
    • Signals of eye-muscle proprioception modulate perceived motion smear 

      Tong, Jianliang; Stevenson, Scott B.; Bedell, Harold E. (Journal of Vision, 2008-10)
      Achieving clear perception during eye movements is one of the major challenges that the human visual system has to face every day. Like most light sensitive mechanisms, the human visual system has a finite integration time ...
    • Stream specificity and asymmetries in feature binding and content-addressable access in visual encoding and memory 

      Huynh, Duong; Tripathy, Srimant P.; Bedell, Harold E.; Öğmen, Haluk (Journal of Vision, 2015-09)
      Human memory is content addressable—i.e., contents of the memory can be accessed using partial information about the bound features of a stored item. In this study, we used a cross-feature cuing technique to examine how ...
    • Streamlining Data for Cross-Platform Web Delivery 

      Watkins, Sean; Battles, Jason; Vacek, Rachel (Taylor & Francis, 2013)
      Smartphone users expect the presentation of Web sites on their mobile browsers to look and feel like native applications. With the pressure on library Web developers to produce app-like mobile sites, there is often a rush ...
    • Suprathreshold intrinsic dynamics of the human visual system 

      Purushothaman, Gopathy; Öğmen, Haluk; Bedell, Harold E. (Neural Computation, 2003-12)
      Intrinsic high-frequency neural activities have been observed in the visual system of several species, but their functional significance for visual perception remains a fundamental puzzle in cognitive neuroscience. ...
    • Taking control: Identifying motivations for migrating library digital asset management systems 

      Stein, Ayla; Thompson, Santi (The Corporation for National Research Initiatives, 2015-09-21)
      This paper analyzes and discusses results from "Identifying Motivations for DAMS Migration: A Survey," which traces institutions' motivations for migrating from one DAMS to another. Using data from the survey, the researchers ...
    • Teacher Efficacy and its Implications for Instructional Librarians 

      Santiago, Ariana (2017-03-23)
      How confident are you in teaching particular concepts, using certain pedagogical strategies, or engaging students in the classroom? Teacher efficacy – or a teacher’s beliefs in their capability to achieve desired outcomes ...
    • Teacher Training: Preparing New Librarians for Library Instruction 

      Santiago, Ariana; Warren, Mea; Creelman, Kerry (2016-10-01)
      Many new librarians face the challenge of having to teach information literacy without prior teaching experience. This presentation will share how the library instruction program at the University of Houston supports ...