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    • 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.
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...