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    • 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, Matt (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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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.
    • The changing nature of web design and user expectations, and how libraries can respond 

      Vacek, Rachel (2015-04-08)
      This was a presentation given to the Houston Area Law Librarians Annual Meeting at the South Texas College of Law in Houston, TX, on April 8, 2015.
    • 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 ...
    • 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 (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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Content Contribution & Distribution 

      Vacek, Rachel; Porter, Michael (2009-10-28)
      This presentation was given at Internet Librarian in Monterey, CA, on October 28, 2009.