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    • Choosing a Discovery System to Meet Diverse Needs: A Case Study 

      Brett, Kelsey (2014-06-30)
      This presentations discusses the results of an extensive evaluation process at the University of Houston Libraries to choose a discovery system.
    • Cleaning up legacy metadata for ETDs: Strategies, tools and a look into the future [Poster] 

      Liu, Xiping; Duran, Albert; Washington, Anne (2016-09-27)
      Since July 2015, the University of Houston (UH) Libraries Metadata and Digitization Services (MDS) Metadata Unit in collaboration with the UH Libraries Digital Repository Services (DRS) department has been working towards ...
    • Cleaning up legacy metadata for ETDs: Strategies, tools and a look into the future [Presentation] 

      Liu, Xiping; Duran, Albert; Washington, Anne (2016-09-27)
      Since July 2015, the University of Houston (UH) Libraries Metadata and Digitization Services (MDS) Metadata Unit in collaboration with the UH Libraries Digital Repository Services (DRS) department has been working towards ...
    • Collaborating for Better Metadata: Upgrading Metadata in the University of Houston Digital Library 

      Thompson, Santi; Wu, Annie (2013-11-05)
      The Metadata and Digitization Services (MDS) department has initiated a project to audit and upgrade the existing metadata in the University of Houston Digital Library (UHDL). Collaboration has been a key from the very ...
    • Collaborating in the Clouds: The Tools 

      Vacek, Rachel; Creech, Anna (2009-10-26)
      Do you collaborate on documents within committees that are made up of members scattered around the world or your institution? Are you looking for alternatives to email discussion groups that will push your content out to ...
    • Collaborative Efforts to Develop Best Practices in Assessment: A Progress Report 

      Bragg, Molly; Chapman, Joyce; DeRidder, Jody; Kelly, Elizabeth; Thompson, Santi (2015-10-26)
      Methods for assessment of digital libraries are not yet standardized; as a result, many are at a loss as to how to begin to assess costs, benefits, and usability. To address this crucial gap, after the 2014 DLF meeting the ...
    • Community Copies: Exploring Preservation Policies for Video Submissions 

      Vinson, Emily (2016-11-12)
      "Community copies" are audiovisual duplications that weren't made for preservation, but usually for better access or sharing. Though they might not be high-quality copied, they are sometimes the only copies in existence ...
    • Considerations for your Mobile Library 

      Vacek, Rachel (2012-04-17)
      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 ...
    • Considerations for your Mobile Library 

      Vacek, Rachel (2011-08-03)
      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 ...
    • Content Contribution & Distribution 

      Vacek, Rachel; Porter, Michael (2009-10-28)
      This presentation was given at Internet Librarian in Monterey, CA, on October 28, 2009.
    • Contextual Inquiry: How Ethnographic Research Can Impact the UX of your Website 

      Vacek, Rachel (2015-11-14)
      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 ...
    • Converting Your e-Resource Records to RDA 

      Guajardo, Richard (2014-05-03)
      Why wait? Convert your e-resource bibliographic records to RDA enhanced records. Library vendors can automate the RDA enhancement of your existing catalog records. In-house options are also available. The Library of ...
    • Cool Tools to Help Libraries Bridge the Gap Between Print and Digital Environments 

      Vacek, Rachel (2010-10-30)
      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 ...
    • Crash Course in Web Design for Libraries 

      Vacek, Rachel (Reference & User Services Association, 2007)
      The article reviews the book "Crash Course in Web Design for Libraries," by Charles P. Rubenstein.
    • Creating a Beta-Space in an Academic Music Library 

      Lewin-Lane, Stephanie (2016-10-07)
      Students in the performing arts have unique research and study needs that often move beyond standard library services and into multi-disciplinary areas. The need to access multi-media, recording and music software, visual ...
    • Curation Tools for Data Management and Digitization 

      Weidner, Andrew; Watkins, Sean (2017-06)
      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, ...
    • The Current Landscape of Mobile Devices 

      Vacek, Rachel; Dasler, Robin; Gola, Christina (2009-10-17)
      Learn about the current status of mobile devices, applications, and e-readers, and how they are affecting libraries. The live version of the presentation also provided a show and tell of the resources and devices.
    • The Current Landscape of Mobile Libraries 

      Vacek, Rachel (2009-12)
      This is the opening keynote at the Central Texas Library System's 2nd Annual Technology Conference: The Mobile Library. My presentation sets the stage for mobile device use among library users, discusses mobile services ...
    • Developing an Information Literacy Assessment Rubric: A Case Study of Collaboration, Process, and Outcomes 

      Gola, Christina; Ke, Irene; Creelman, Kerry; Vaillancourt, Shawn (Communications in Information Literacy, 2014)
      A team of four librarians at the University of Houston (UH) Libraries partnered with the UH Office of Institutional Effectiveness and its Director of Assessment and Accreditation Services for General Education to conduct ...
    • Developing Best Practices for Implementing a Web-Scale Discovery System 

      Brett, Kelsey; Guajardo, Richard; Young, Frederick (2014-11-18)
      This presentation outlines best practices for discovery systems implementations based off of the experience of implementing multiple discovery systems at University of Houston.