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  • CDM Bridge "Vintage Ad" Poster - Samvera Connect 2018 

    Crocken, Todd (2018-10-02)
    This poster presentation for the Samvera Connect 2018 conference showcases the CDM Bridge application that the Bridge2Hyku grant project team built. It highlights CDM Bridge's functions while using the aesthetic of 20th ...
  • Is it still a book or not: cataloging artist books for Special Collections at University of Houston Libraries 

    Liu, Xiping (2018-05-04)
    The presentation is about a cataloging project completed by the author in 2017. The project comprised cataloging twelve artist books for the Special Collections department at University of Houston Libraries. In the ...
  • Get Ready, Get Set, Curate: Understanding the ‘Everyday Curator’ 

    Thompson, Santi; Reilly, Michele (2018)
    The proliferation of the world wide web and, with it, ways to communicate and share experiences virtually through social media sites, has changed the ways that people interact with online cultural heritage images. As the ...
  • Open Scholarship Workshop 

    Davis-Van Atta, Taylor (2018-11-16)
    Slides from a workshop delivered Nov 16, 2018, in University of Houston Libraries' Digital Research Commons (DRC). This workshop addresses some of the core values and practices of open scholarship, primarily from a humanist ...
  • Planting Cedar: Local Authority Control in a Linked Data Ecosystem 

    Weidner, Andrew (2018-11-07)
    This is a presentation that was delivered to the Midwest Collaborative for Library Services Linked Data Users Group on November 7, 2018. The presentation provides an introduction to the University of Houston (UH) Libraries’ ...
  • Let it ROAR: Expanding University of Houston’s Open Access Services 

    Wu, Annie; Thompson, Santi; Davis-Van Atta, Taylor; Washington, Anne; Scott, Bethany; Liu, Xiping (2018-10-17)
    As part of the University of Houston (UH) Libraries’ 2017-2021 Strategic Plan, a cross-departmental implementation team was formed to expand our open access research repository services beyond electronic theses and ...
  • Bridge2Hyku: Developing Migration Strategies and Tools 

    Washington, Anne; Seeman, Dean; Crocken, Todd; Thompson, Santi; Watkins, Sean; Weidner, Andrew; Wu, Annie (2018-10-15)
    The University of Houston (UH) Libraries, in partnership and consultation with numerous institutions, was awarded an IMLS National Leadership/Project Grant (LG-70-17-0217-17) to support the creation of the Bridge2Hyku (B2H) ...
  • Evaluating Type Prediction with Textual Hints 

    Alipour, Mohammad Amin; Lopez-Monroy, Adrian; Gonzalez, Fabio; Solorio, Thamar; Shirani, Amirreza (2018-03)
    One of the main obstacles to program comprehension and software maintenance is the lack of information about the types of variables in a source code. In this paper, we explore the effectiveness of type inference using ...
  • Git a Grip: Using GitHub to Manage Your Metadata Application Profile 

    Washington, Anne (2017)
    Local Metadata Application Profiles and input guidelines are always evolving. GitHub provides a simple way to manage metadata documentation with the added benefit of versioning. This allows metadata specialists to see ...
  • Conflicting Principles in Social Work Doctoral Programs: The Effects of Unspoken Power Dynamics 

    Gearing, Robin E. (2003)
    Doctoral students are guided by two distinct sets of principles - those of their profession and academe - that may conflict. The social work profession is built upon the collaborative principles of equity, diversity, social ...
  • Moving On Toward A Greater Digital Destination: An Update from the DAMS Task Force 

    Scott, Bethany; Thompson, Santi; Washington, Anne; Watkins, Sean; Weidner, Andrew; Wu, Annie (2018-07-17)
    This presentation was given by members of the Digital Asset Management System (DAMS) Implementation Task Force in an Open Forum for the UH Libraries. The presentation covers recent developments in the Bayou City DAMS ...
  • Bayou City DAMS: Implementation Phase One, Outside the Box 

    Weidner, Andrew; Watkins, Sean; Scott, Bethany; Krewer, Drew; Washington, Anne; Richardson, Matthew; Wu, Annie; Thompson, Santi (2016-12-08)
    This presentation was given by members of the Bayou City DAMS implementation team in an Open Forum to the UH Libraries. The presentation provides an overview of the open source software tools developed and adopted by the ...
  • Digital Collections Survey Report for Bridge2Hyku: IMLS Funded Project 

    Crocken, Todd; Thompson, Santi; Washington, Anne; Wu, Annie; Weidner, Andrew (2018-07-05)
    This report shares the results and analysis of the digital collections survey of the Bridge2Hyku project. The Bridge2Hyku project plans to create a migration toolkit and the survey's results, which lay out the current ...
  • Hyku at UH and TDL: Beta Hyku and Hyku Direct 

    Weidner, Andrew; Steans, Ryan (2017-08-24)
    This is a presentation delivered at the August 2017 South Central States Fedora Users Group meeting held at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. The talk provides updates on the Hyku testing work underway at the ...
  • Student Success and Diversity and Inclusion: OER@UH 

    German, Lisa (2017)
    This article describes the early efforts of an open educational resources working group at the University of Houston and reflects on the relationship between expanding access to course materials and student success.
  • Bridge2Hyku: Building a Migration Toolkit: Progress Report at Samvera Virtual Connect 2018 

    Crocken, Todd (2018-07-12)
    Bridge2Hyku is an IMLS-funded grant project that is building a migration toolkit to assist institutions interested in migrating their digital content to Hyku. The toolkit contains general guidance for migration planning, ...
  • Embedded Metadata Patterns Across Web Sharing Environments 

    Thompson, Santi; Reilly, Michele (2018-01)
    This research project tried to determine how or if embedded metadata followed the digital object as it was shared on social media platforms by: using EXIFTool, a variety of social media platforms and user profiles, the ...
  • Bayou City DAMS: Post-Harvey & Pre-Hyrax 

    Weidner, Andrew; Watkins, Sean; Washington, Anne; Elizondo, Marcus; Scott, Bethany; Crocken, Todd (2018-05-15)
    This is a lightning talk delivered at the May 2018 South Central States Fedora Users Group meeting held at the J.J. Pickle Research Campus in Austin, Texas. The talk provides updates on the Bayou City Digital Asset Management ...
  • You Are Not Alone: Statistics from Bridge2Hyku’s digital collections environment data collection survey 

    Crocken, Todd; Washington, Anne; Watkins, Sean; Weidner, Andrew (2018-05-16)
    As part of the deliverables for phase one of the Bridge2Hyku [B2H] project, funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (LG-70-17-0217-17), the project team at the University of Houston surveyed grant partner ...
  • Lessons from Bridge2Hyku Phase One 

    Crocken, Todd; Washington, Anne; Watkins, Sean; Weidner, Andrew (2018-05-16)
    As part of Phase One of the Bridge2Hyku project, the project team at University of Houston will be creating reports on the digital collection environments at various institutions and on the requirements and limitations of ...

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