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    • 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 ...
    • "Several sides to every story": Preserving KUHT's Local News Magazines 

      Vinson, Emily (2017-12-01)
      In 2016, the University of Houston Libraries received a grant to digitize and make available over 500 items from the KUHT Collection video holdings. In particular, local news magazines and documentaries produced between ...
    • 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 ...
    • Technical Services Skills for the Future 

      German, Lisa (2016-09)
      2016 is an exciting time to work in Technical Services and more and more people are relying on us to be as effective and as efficient as possible in order to provide our user community with the scholarship they need to ...
    • Texas Map Society Presentation 

      Lee, Vince (2012-10-06)
      A presentational overview of the Map Collections housed at UH Special Collections and illustrated highlights within the collection as well ongoing digitization plans and workflows.
    • The effect of a temporary absence of target velocity information on visual tracking 

      Cisarik, Patricia M.; Kasthurirangan, Sanjeev; Visco, Frank E., Jr.; Bedell, Harold E.; Stevenson, Scott B.; Raghunandan, Avesh (Journal of Eye Movement Research, 2010)
      Experiments with the Rashbass ‘step-ramp’ paradigm have revealed that the initial catchup saccade that occurs near pursuit onset uses target velocity as well as position information in its programming. Information about ...
    • The Effect of Bifocal Add on Accommodative Lag in Myopic Children with High Accommodative Lag 

      Berntsen, David A.; Mutti, Donald O.; Zadnik, Karla (Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 2010-12)
      Purpose: To determine the effect of a bifocal add and manifest correction on accommodative lag in myopic children with high accommodative lag, who have been reported to have the greatest reduction in myopia progression ...
    • Therapy for your CMS: Improving the User Experience 

      Vacek, Rachel (2011-05-04)
      In web design, much of user experience design is focused on the needs and expectations of end-users. However, when developing within an open-source content management system (CMS), it becomes essential to also consider ...
    • Understanding Metadata Needs when Migrating DAMS 

      Stein, Ayla; Thompson, Santi (Dublin Core Metadata Initiative, 2015-09)
      This study identifies and explores metadata needs associated with migrating to a new Digital Asset Management System (DAMS). Drawing upon results from a 2014 survey, titled “Identifying Motivations for DAMS Migration: A ...
    • Understanding User Behavior Through Transaction Logs 

      Brett, Kelsey; German, Elizabeth (2013-06-30)
      This presentation presents the results of a transaction log analysis project at University of Houston Libraries and the website changes that were made as a result.
    • Update and Initial Findings from the Texas Digital Library ETD Metadata Working Group 

      Potvin, Sarah; Long, Kara; Lyon, Colleen; Park, Kristi; Rivero, Monica; Thompson, Santi (2015-03-09)
      Early proponents of electronic theses and dissertations argued that moving from print to electronic format would make “these works more readily accessible to other scholars,” raising the specter that “...theses and ...
    • Updating Metadata Guidelines To Improve ETD Discoverability and Use 

      Long, Kara; Lyon, Colleen; Park, Kristi; Potvin, Sarah; Rivero, Monica; Thompson, Santi (2015-07-27)
      Early proponents of ETDs argued that moving from print to electronic format would make “these works more readily accessible to other scholars,” raising the specter that “...theses and dissertations lie moldering in library ...
    • Using the User: A User-Centered Approach to a Primo Redesign 

      Brett, Kelsey; Frederick, Young (2016-05-04)
      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 ...