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    • Know Your Data: Metadata Quality Control for Content Migration 

      Weidner, Andrew (2016-04-22)
      Migration of digital objects from one digital asset management system to another creates an opportunity to clean and standardize descriptive metadata through automated analysis and remediation. This presentation will discuss ...
    • KUHT: Preserving American's First Public Television Station 

      Vinson, Emily (2015-11-20)
      Broadcasting from the University of Houston, KUHT signed on the air for the first time on May 25, 1953, with the promise of providing the growing city with educational programming. Focused on preservation and access, the ...
    • Launching Metaware.buzz 

      Riley, Jenn; Weidner, Andrew (2014-10-28)
      As library publishing becomes increasingly synonymous with offering traditional journal publishing services, it’s critical that libraries also engage in experimental publishing initiatives. Recent experimental publishing ...
    • Lessons Learned: A Primo Usability Study 

      Brett, Kelsey; Turner, Cherie; Lierman, Ashley (Library & Information Technology Association (LITA), 2016-03-01)
      The University of Houston Libraries implemented Primo as the primary search option on the library website in May 2014. In May 2015, the Libraries released a redesigned interface to improve user experience with the tool. ...
    • Let’s Talk About Dates: Coming to Terms with Diverse/Divergent Practices around Dates in ETD Metadata 

      Potvin, Sarah; Thompson, Santi (2015-09-09)
      As theses and dissertations have evolved in format from shelved print resources to electronic files housed in institutional repositories, recordkeeping practices have been developed to account for the description of theses’ ...
    • Librarians Using Mobile Devices 

      Vacek, Rachel (2009-07-10)
      At the University of Houston Libraries, we wrote a microgrant for prototyping mobile services on iPod Touch devices. We looked not only at user needs and expectations, but we also looked at how librarians are using mobile ...
    • The Library Makes its Small Screen Debut: Using the iPod Touch to Trial Library Services on Mobile Devices 

      Vacek, Rachel; Arellano, Veronica; Bennett, Miranda; Coombs, Karen; Dasler, Robin (2009-03)
      This poster presentation was given at the Association of College & Research Libraries National Conference in Seattle, WA, in March 2009.
    • Library Mobile Web Design: Tips, Tricks and Resources 

      Vacek, Rachel; Williams, Berika (2011-10-22)
      Going mobile with your website? This presentation will walk you through some things to consider when thinking about the functionality and content of your library’s mobile presence, and point to useful tools for building ...
    • Library Residents on the Bleeding Edge: Delivering Value through Innovation, Leadership, and Inclusion 

      Santiago, Ariana; Arnold-Garza, Sara; Linares, Rosalinda (2015-03-26)
      This poster highlights cutting-edge projects produced by current and former residency librarians. Projects will illustrate the pillars of a residency experience: the role of the residency librarian as a catalyst for ...
    • Library Websites of the Future 

      Vacek, Rachel (2014-11-13)
      This presentation highlights current web design trends, agile development methodologies, and current trends in library research, user behaviors, and the implications of Lorcan Dempsey's concept of Inside Out libraries and ...
    • Maintaining Legacy Metadata in CONTENTdm: The Metadata Upgrade Project at the University of Houston 

      Weidner, Andrew; Wu, Annie (2015-02-12)
      To ensure robust, reliable, retrievable and sharable metadata, the University of Houston (UH) Libraries initiated a Metadata Upgrade Project in 2013 to systematically audit and refine the quality of the metadata in the ...
    • Mashing Up and Remixing the Library Website 

      Vacek, Rachel; Coombs, Karen (2008-10-20)
      Libraries today are presented with the challenge creating a unified user experience out of systems which are traditionally highly separate silos. Often this is done by literally copying and inserting data and information ...
    • Metadata Maintenance Strategies 

      Duran, Albert; Weidner, Andrew (2015-04-14)
      Since 2013 the University of Houston (UH) Libraries Metadata and Digitization Services (MDS) department has been working towards the goal of improving the quality of legacy metadata in the UH Digital Library. This effort, ...
    • Metadata Quality Control for Content Migration: The Metadata Migration Project at the University of Houston [Conference Paper] 

      Weidner, Andrew; Wu, Annie (International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications, 2015-09)
      The decision to migrate digital objects from one digital asset management system to another creates an excellent opportunity to clean and standardize descriptive metadata. The processes involved in moving large amounts of ...
    • Metadata Quality Control for Content Migration: The Metadata Migration Project at the University of Houston [Presentation] 

      Weidner, Andrew; Wu, Annie (International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications, 2015-09)
      The decision to migrate digital objects from one digital asset management system to another creates an excellent opportunity to clean and standardize descriptive metadata. The processes involved in moving large amounts of ...
    • Migrating to Drupal: Open Source Library Intranets 

      Vacek, Rachel; Battles, Jason; McHale, Nina; Baird, Catherine (2010-10-23)
      This workshop was presented at Internet Librarian in Monterey, CA, on October 23, 2010.
    • Migration as motivation: Upgrading legacy finding aids in preparation for ArchivesSpace 

      Richardson, Matthew; Scott, Bethany (2017-07-27)
      The University of Houston Libraries Special Collections is migrating finding aids from Archon to ArchivesSpace. In addition, a cross-departmental team is working to migrate the UHL Digital Library from CONTENTdm to a Hyku ...
    • Mobile Innovations in the UH Libraries 

      Vacek, Rachel; Gola, Christina; Dasler, Robin; Hoya, Billy (2010-02)
      Overview of UH Libraries’ Microgrant Program, highlighting the successes and challenges of two mobile microgrant projects, and sharing how opportunities for collaboration manifested both in and outside the library.
    • Motivations for DAMS migration 

      Stein, Ayla; Thompson, Santi (2015-10-27)
      Based on results from "Identifying Motivations for DAMS Migration: A Survey," this presentation discusses themes and features desired in future digital asset management systems (DAMS). It outlines specific topical areas ...
    • Moving Beyond "If We Build It They Will Come": The Invisible User in Digital Library Development 

      Beaudoin, Joan; Matusiak, Krystyna; Reilly, Michele; Thompson, Santi (2014-09-11)
      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 ...