Now showing items 21-40 of 319

    • Automated Enhancement of Controlled Vocabularies: Upgrading Legacy Metadata in CONTENTdm [Presentation] 

      Weidner, Andrew; Wu, Annie; Thompson, Santi (International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications, 2014-10)
      To ensure robust, reliable, retrievable and sharable metadata, the University of Houston (UH) Libraries initiated a Metadata Upgrade Project in 2013 to systematically audit and refine the quality of the metadata in the ...
    • Automated Enhancement of Legacy Metadata in the CONTENTdm Project Client 

      Weidner, Andrew (2014-08-18)
      Authority control is essential for creating high quality, interoperable metadata. Reworking legacy data to bring it in line with recognized vocabularies is a time consuming process that presents many challenges. The Metadata ...
    • Automating the Audit: Updates from the Metadata Upgrade Project at the University of Houston Libraries 

      Weidner, Andrew; Thompson, Santi; Wu, Annie (2014-05-21)
      Since 2009 the University of Houston Libraries have expanded access to the rare and special collections through the University of Houston Digital Library (UHDL). Five years and 50,000 digital items later, UHDL is a powerful ...
    • Backwards in Heels: Partnering for Learner-centered Pedagogy in Online Modules 

      Lierman, Ashley (EDUCAUSE, 2015-10-28)
      This poster describes the process by which librarians at the University of Houston collaborated with one another and with teaching faculty in the English department to develop and pilot a learner-centered online learning ...
    • Basic Querying with SPARQL 

      Weidner, Andrew (2015-04-23)
      The SPARQL Protocol and RDF Query Language is an essential linked data technology used to create, maintain, and retrieve RDF information. This session will provide an introduction to basic SPARQL query syntax including ...
    • Batch It: A Quicker Way to Bring ETDs into the Bibliographic Utility 

      Wu, Annie; Thompson, Santi (2013-02-28)
      As the University of Houston moves toward an all-electronic thesis and dissertation submission process, the ability to provide efficient description and access to the increased volume of ETDs is more important than ever. ...
    • Bayou City DAMS: Outside the Box 

      Weidner, Andrew; Watkins, Sean; Scott, Bethany; Washington, Anne; Wu, Annie; Thompson, Santi; Richardson, Matthew (2017-01-11)
      The University of Houston (UH) Libraries made an institutional commitment in late 2015 to migrate the data for its digitized cultural heritage collections to open source systems for preservation and access: Hydra-in-a-Box, ...
    • Bottlenecks of Motion Processing during a Visual Glance: The Leaky Flask Model 

      Öğmen, Haluk; Ekiz, Onur; Huynh, Duong; Bedell, Harold E.; Tripathy, Srimant P. (PLoS ONE, 2013-12-31)
      Where do the bottlenecks for information and attention lie when our visual system processes incoming stimuli? The human visual system encodes the incoming stimulus and transfers its contents into three major memory systems ...
    • Brain mechanisms for reading and language processing in spina bifida meningomyelocele: A combined magnetic source- and structural magnetic resonance imaging study 

      Simos, Panagiotis G.; Papanicolaou, Andrew C.; Martinez Castillo, Eduardo; Juranek, Jenifer; Cirino, Paul T.; Rezaie, Roozbeh; Fletcher, Jack M. (Neuropsychology, 2011-09)
      Objective: The development of the ability to process spoken and written language depends upon a network of left hemisphere temporal, parietal, and frontal regions. The present study explored features of brain organization ...
    • Bridge2Hyku: Developing Migration Strategies 

      Wu, Annie; Thompson, Santi (2017-12-11)
      The University of Houston (UH) Libraries, in partnership and consultation with numerous institutions, was awarded an Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) National Leadership/Project Grant to support the creation ...
    • Bridging the Gap Between Print and Digital Environments 

      Vacek, Rachel; Riley, Anita (2010-11-11)
      Emerging technologies like QR Codes and Augmented Reality can help faculty, staff, and librarians extend services, promote resources, and widen access to instructional material to students in exciting and innovative ways. ...
    • Building a Better Mousetrap: Developing an Easy, Functional ERM 

      Brett, Kelsey; Castro, Jeannie; Vacek, Rachel (Proceedings of the Charleston Library Conference, 2013-07-12)
      The need for various stakeholders in the library to access licensing information is critical when various departments are working with electronic resources. Managing these electronic resources can be a daunting task for ...
    • Building a Single User Experience 

      Vacek, Rachel; McHale, Nina; Battles, Jason (2011-10-18)
      The modern library web environment consists of multiple content sources and applications that perform essential functions that often overlap and could potentially create a fractured user experience. For example, content ...
    • Building it Small: Accessible Approaches to AV Digitization 

      Vinson, Emily (2017-05-25)
      Institutions large and small face the challenge of preserving and creating access to audio and moving image collection materials. This presentation explores approaches the AV preservation community have taken to building ...
    • Card Catalog Conversion: The Revenant 

      Scott, Bethany; Vinson, Emily (2016-05-25)
      Throughout the late 1970s and early 1980s, libraries around the world tackled the monumental task of converting miles of card catalog to machine readable formats accessible by computer. While this immense undertaking was ...
    • Case-Control Pilot Study of Soft Contact lens Wearers with Corneal Infiltrative Events and Healthy Controls 

      Richdale, Kathryn; Lam, Dawn Y.; Wagner, Heidi; Zimmerman, Aaron B.; Kinoshita, Beth T.; Chalmers, Robin L.; Sorbara, Luigina; Szczotka-Flynn, Loretta; Govindarajulu, Usha; Mitchell, G. Lynn (Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 2016-01)
      Purpose: The purpose of this study was to assess risk factors associated with soft contact lens (SCL)-related corneal infiltrative events (CIEs). Methods: This was a single-visit, case-control study conducted at five ...
    • Cataloging in Transformation: New Trends and Future Outlook 

      Wu, Annie (2012-06)
      With rapidly changing technology, more and more libraries are building digital collections and shifting focus to online discovery environment. More and more resources are published in electronic format, which leaves libraries ...
    • Center Stage: Performing a Needs Assessment of Campus Research Centers and Institutes 

      Malone, Andrea; Martin, Lisa; Peters, Christie; Turner, Cherie; Vaughn, Porcia (2017-04)
      Outreach to research centers and institutes is often overlooked in academic libraries. This article discusses a needs assessment conducted by the Liaison Services Department at the University of Houston Libraries that ...
    • Change for Better and Reach for Higher - R2 Implementation at UH Libraries 

      Wu, Annie (2012)
      University of Houston Libraries formed a team to implement recommendations made by two external consultants called R2. This presentation covers the strategy and the process of the R2 implementation.
    • Change in visual acuity is well correlated with change in image-quality metrics for both normal and keratoconic wavefront errors 

      Ravikumar, Ayeswarya; Marsack, Jason D.; Bedell, Harold E.; Shi, Yue; Applegate, Raymond A. (Journal of Vision, 2013-11)
      We determined the degree to which change in visual acuity (VA) correlates with change in optical quality using image-quality (IQ) metrics for both normal and keratoconic wavefront errors (WFEs). VA was recorded for five ...