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    • RDA Is Here: Full Scale Implementation of RDA at UH System Libraries 

      Guajardo, Richard; Wu, Annie (2014-02-20)
      The national libraries of United States started their implementation of RDA on March 31, 2013. University of Houston Libraries decided to take action to ensure a simultaneous implementation of the new resource description ...
    • Re-Imagining the Library Website 

      Vacek, Rachel (2015-11-06)
      This was a keynote presentation given at Oklahoma Chapter of the Association of College & Research Libraries for their Annual Conference, "Re-Imagining the Library!" It took place at Oklahoma State University in Tulsa, ...
    • Rediscover Discovery: Evaluating Web‐Scale Discovery Platforms 

      Guajardo, Richard; Wu, Annie (2013-03-19)
      In 2012, the University of Houston Libraries conducted an extensive evaluation process of the major library web-scale discovery platforms in the marketplace. The methodology included evaluation of vendor demonstrations, ...
    • Research Where You Learn: Incorporating Research and Information Literacy Modules into WebCT 

      Vacek, Rachel; Arellano, Veronica; Dasler, Robin (2009-03-27)
      This presentation was given at the University of Houston System ACE Conference on Student Success at the University of Houston in Houston, TX, on March 27, 2009.
    • Responsive Web Design in Practice 

      Vacek, Rachel (Taylor & Francis, 2016-04-06)
      A Review of the book "Responsive Web Design in Practice" by Jason A. Clark.
    • Richer, Better and More Sustainable: Upgrading Metadata in CONTENTdm 

      Thompson, Santi; Wu, Annie (2013-08-09)
      Since 2009 the University of Houston Libraries have expanded access to the rare and special collections through the University of Houston Digital Library (UHDL). Three years and nearly 50,000 digital items later, UHDL has ...
    • Searching 2.0 

      Vacek, Rachel (Reference & User Services Association, 2010)
      The article reviews the book "Searching 2.0," by Michael P. Sauers.
    • Seeing the Library through the Terminator’s Eyes: Augmented Reality 

      Vacek, Rachel; Riley, Anita (2011-05-18)
      This presentation was given at the Amigos Member Online Conference on May 18, 2011.
    • Streamlining Data for Cross-Platform Web Delivery 

      Watkins, Sean; Battles, Jason; Vacek, Rachel (Taylor & Francis, 2013)
      Smartphone users expect the presentation of Web sites on their mobile browsers to look and feel like native applications. With the pressure on library Web developers to produce app-like mobile sites, there is often a rush ...
    • Taking control: Identifying motivations for migrating library digital asset management systems 

      Stein, Ayla; Thompson, Santi (The Corporation for National Research Initiatives, 2015-09-21)
      This paper analyzes and discusses results from "Identifying Motivations for DAMS Migration: A Survey," which traces institutions' motivations for migrating from one DAMS to another. Using data from the survey, the researchers ...
    • Teacher Training: Preparing New Librarians for Library Instruction 

      Santiago, Ariana; Warren, Mea; Creelman, Kerry (2016-10-01)
      Many new librarians face the challenge of having to teach information literacy without prior teaching experience. This presentation will share how the library instruction program at the University of Houston supports ...
    • Technical Services Skills for the Future 

      German, Lisa (2016-09)
      2016 is an exciting time to work in Technical Services and more and more people are relying on us to be as effective and as efficient as possible in order to provide our user community with the scholarship they need to ...
    • Therapy for your CMS: Improving the User Experience 

      Vacek, Rachel (2011-05-04)
      This presentation was given at the J.Boye Conference in Philadelphia, PA, on May 4, 2011.
    • Understanding Metadata Needs when Migrating DAMS 

      Stein, Ayla; Thompson, Santi (Dublin Core Metadata Initiative, 2015-09)
      This study identifies and explores metadata needs associated with migrating to a new Digital Asset Management System (DAMS). Drawing upon results from a 2014 survey, titled “Identifying Motivations for DAMS Migration: A ...
    • Updating Metadata Guidelines To Improve ETD Discoverability and Use 

      Long, Kara; Lyon, Colleen; Park, Kristi; Potvin, Sarah; Rivero, Monica; Thompson, Santi (2015-07-27)
      Early proponents of ETDs argued that moving from print to electronic format would make “these works more readily accessible to other scholars,” raising the specter that “...theses and dissertations lie moldering in library ...
    • Using the User: A User-Centered Approach to a Primo Redesign 

      Brett, Kelsey; Frederick, Young (2016-05-04)
      This presentation discussed s a Primo redesign based on a user-centered approach. We collected information about the needs and expectations of internal and external users regarding Primo through a variety of activities ...
    • Vamp It Up and Make It Better: Auditing and Upgrading Metadata in the UH Digital Library 

      Thompson, Santi; Wu, Annie (2013-03-21)
      Since 2009 the University of Houston Libraries have expanded access to the rare and special collections through the University of Houston Digital Library (UHDL). Three years and nearly 50,000 digital items later, UHDL has ...
    • Walk & Learn for Wellness: Implementing an Employee Wellness Program 

      Brett, Kelsey; Martin, Lisa (2016-04-21)
      Presented the planning and results of an employee wellness program at the University of Houston Libraries. The wellness program included a walking challenge, a lunch and learn series, and the purchase of a treadmill desk ...
    • Web Accessibility: Practical Advice for the Library and Information Professional 

      Vacek, Rachel (Reference & User Services Association, 2009)
      The article reviews the book "Web Accessibility: Practical Advice for the Library and Information Professional," edited by Jenny Craven.
    • Web-Scale Discovery: Post Implementation 

      Vacek, Rachel; Guajardo, Richard (2012-04-20)
      This presentation was given at the Texas Library Association Annual Conference in Houston, TX, on April 20, 2012.