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    • Developing an Information Literacy Assessment Rubric: A Case Study of Collaboration, Process, and Outcomes 

      Gola, Christina; Ke, Irene; Creelman, Kerry; Vaillancourt, Shawn (Communications in Information Literacy, 2014)
      A team of four librarians at the University of Houston (UH) Libraries partnered with the UH Office of Institutional Effectiveness and its Director of Assessment and Accreditation Services for General Education to conduct ...
    • Developing Best Practices for Implementing a Web-Scale Discovery System 

      Brett, Kelsey; Guajardo, Richard; Young, Frederick (2014-11-18)
      This presentation outlines best practices for discovery systems implementations based off of the experience of implementing multiple discovery systems at University of Houston.
    • Developing Best Practices in Digital Library Assessment: Year One Update 

      Chapman, Joyce; DeRidder, Jody; Thompson, Santi (The Corporation for National Research Initiatives, 2015-11)
      In the face of limited resources and increasing demand for online access to digital library content, we need to strategically focus our efforts and better understand users, impact, and associated costs. However, methods ...
    • DIGITAL SCHOLARSHIP ROAD MAP: A Report from UH Libraries’ Digital Scholarship Services Team 

      Been, Josh; Bennett, Miranda; Hilyer, Lee Andrew; Malizia, Michelle; Thompson, Santi (2016-02-22)
      In October 2015, the University of Houston (UH) Libraries’ administration charged a group to develop recommendations for how the Libraries should move forward in the growing area of digital scholarship. The Digital Scholarship ...
    • Discovery at the University of Houston Libraries 

      Vacek, Rachel (2011-06-26)
      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 ...
    • Diving into Data: Implementing a Data Repository at the Texas Digital Library 

      Thompson, Santi; Park, Kristi; Steans, Ryan; Waugh, Laura; Buckner, Sean; Herbert, Bruce; Kapsar, Wendi; Smith, Cecilia; Donald, Jeremy; Rodgers, Denyse; Peters, Todd; Uzwyshyn, Ray; Starcher, Christopher (2016-05-04)
      This poster documents the progress of two Texas Digital Library (TDL) working groups focused on the storage and accessibility of research data. The first group, the TDL Data Management Working Group, selected a platform ...
    • Don’t Take Paws: Start a Therapy Dog Program at Your Library 

      Brett, Kelsey (2014-10-18)
      This presentation is about the formation, planning, and implmentation of a therapy dog program called 'Paws and Relax' that is held during finals every semester at University of Houston Libraries. This program was piloted ...
    • Drupal 101 

      Vacek, Rachel (2012-04-17)
      Learn the basics of this open source content management system and how you can create a robust website quickly and full of tools that will engage your users. This presentation will also focus on configuration, popular ...
    • Evolving Digital Exhibits: Linking Resources and Creating Context Online 

      Scott, Bethany (2016)
      In an effort to bring context to their digital collections, many institutions are using online materials to create digital exhibits and similar features. In the presentation I discuss motivations for creating digital ...
    • The Evolving Repository Landscape: Identifying Motivations for Library DAMS Migration 

      Stein, Ayla; Thompson, Santi (2015-06)
      The presentation will highlight results from a survey that traces institutions’ motivations for migrating from one DAMS to another. It will discuss themes and features desired in future DAMS, outlining specific topical ...
    • Examples of what you can do with the DPLA API 

      Vacek, Rachel (2014-04-04)
      This presentation was part of a pre-conference, "Hacking the Digital Public Library of America” at the Texas Conference on Digital Libraries in Austin, TX, on April 4, 2014.
    • Finding Roots, Gems, and Inspiration: Understanding the Ultimate Uses of Digital Materials 

      Thompson, Santi; Reilly, Michele (2014-04-10)
      The University of Houston Digital Library (UHDL) is the point of virtual access for digitized cultural, historical and research materials for the university’s libraries. UHDL developed a "digital cart” system (DCS) that ...
    • Finding Roots, Gems, and Inspiration: Understanding Ultimate Use of Digital Materials 

      Thompson, Santi; Reilly, Michele (2014-03-14)
      The University of Houston Digital Library (UHDL) is the point of virtual access for digitized cultural, historical and research materials for the university’s libraries. UHDL developed a "digital cart” system (DCS) that ...
    • Funding Mobile Innovation in the Library: The Why and How 

      Vacek, Rachel (2010-04-29)
      This is the keynote for the Spring 2010 CALLR Meeting (http://www.callr.us/). Mobile technologies are having a big impact on libraries today. This presentation covers why libraries should be paying attention, highlights ...
    • Gauging the Need for Scholarly Communications Library Support at a Research University 

      Peters, Christie; Thompson, Santi (2016-02-14)
      Due to increasing interest in Open Access (OA) on the University of Houston (UH) campus, librarians at UH collaborated with members of the Faculty Senate OA subcommittee to develop a survey to determine the extent of ...
    • Get Your Game On in Instruction 

      Vacek, Rachel; Dasler, Robin (2009-11-12)
      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 ...
    • Getting Started with Drupal 

      Vacek, Rachel; McHale, Nina (2012-01-20)
      This workshop was a LITA Preconference and presented at the American Library Association Midwinter Conference in Dallas, TX, on January 20, 2012.
    • Getting Started with Drupal 

      Vacek, Rachel; McHale, Nina (2011-06-24)
      This workshop was a LITA Preconference presented at the American Library Association Annual Conference in New Orleans, LA, on June 24, 2011.
    • Giving Your CMS Users a Content Strategy and a Positive UX 

      Vacek, Rachel (2011-08-03)
      In web design, much of user experience (UX) design is focused on the needs and expectations of end users. However, it is just as essential to consider the user experience of your library staff who are using a content ...
    • Grow Your Community: An Exploration of Peer Mentoring for People of Color 

      Santiago, Ariana; Anantachai, Tarida; Cunningham, Sojourna; Pho, Annie; Cabrera, Mara; Davis, Rebecca; Olmos, Nancy; Rios-Alvarado, Eva (2016-08-12)
      We will showcase examples of grassroots approaches to creating formal and informal peer mentoring groups. Peer mentoring led by people of color is an approach to mentorship that creates safe spaces and the ability to define ...