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Moving Beyond "If We Build It They Will Come": The Invisible User in Digital Library Development
Digital libraries have been studied for over two decades yet there is limited research on the actual use of digital library objects in information practices. The preponderance of research that has been done has focused on ...
Choosing a Discovery System to Meet Diverse Needs: A Case Study
This presentations discusses the results of an extensive evaluation process at the University of Houston Libraries to choose a discovery system.
Understanding User Behavior Through Transaction Logs
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.
Identifying recognition opportunities: whom and what do we award in the field of Library and Information Science?
The University of Houston Libraries created the Identifying Recognition Opportunities Committee (IROC) in order to identify available local and national opportunities and encourage UH Libraries staff to apply for and ...
Considerations for your Mobile Library
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 ...
Discovery at the University of Houston Libraries
This presentation is part of a larger program, "The Age of Discovery: Understanding Discovery Services, "Federated Search, and Web scale" at ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans, June 23-28, 2011. This presentation in ...
Cataloging in Transformation: New Trends and Future Outlook
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 ...
Report on Open Access Publishing for the Research and Scholarship Committee of the Faculty Senate with Recommendations
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.
The “Pros” and “Cons” of Reverse Image Lookup as an Assessment Tool for Digitized Cultural Heritage Images
This presentation introduces and builds upon the application of content-based image retrieval (CBIR) and reverse image lookup (RIL), a graduated form of CBIR, as a potential assessment tool for cultural heritage repository ...
Acknowledging the Personal Among Digital Library Users and Reuses
Technology has allowed libraries to expand access to their rare and unique special collections content for over twenty years. Since that time, librarians have also tried to evaluate the value of these efforts. Librarians ...