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Apps in Facebook & Google OpenSocial: Why Librarians Should Pay Attention
Looking at Google OpenSocial & Facebook Apps (in their early stages) and what it means for libraries.
Collaborating in the Clouds: The Tools
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 ...
Get Your Game On in Instruction
Author Zora Neale Hurston said that "Research is formalized curiosity. It is poking and prying with a purpose.” The same could be said about video games, where a gamer explores new and unfamiliar areas, asks questions along ...
iTouch and Go: Funding Innovation in the UH Libraries
UH Libraries trialed the use of the iPod Touch as a tool to enhance the work of librarians. This presentation outlines the successes and pitfalls of this trial and you’ll learn ways in which you can jump-start a similar ...
Mashing Up and Remixing the Library Website
Libraries today are presented with the challenge creating a unified user experience out of systems which are traditionally highly separate silos. Often this is done by literally copying and inserting data and information ...
Librarians Using Mobile Devices
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 ...
A Randomized Trial of the Effect of Soft Contact Lenses on Myopia Progression in Children
(Investigative Opthalmology & Visual Science, 2008-11)
Purpose: Soft contact lenses have been reported to increase the progression of myopia. The purpose of this study was to determine whether soft contact lenses affect the progression of myopia in children. Methods: Children ...
Signals of eye-muscle proprioception modulate perceived motion smear
(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 ...
Suprathreshold intrinsic dynamics of the human visual system
(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. ...
Remediating computational deficits at third grade: A randomized field trial
(Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2008-03)
The major purposes of this study were to assess the efficacy of tutoring to remediate 3rd-grade computational deficits and to explore whether remediation is differentially efficacious depending on whether students experience ...