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    • Underlying Motives, Moral Agendas and Unlikely Partnerships: The Formulation of the U.S. Trafficking in Victims Protection Act through the Data and Voices of Key Policy Players 

      Bromfield, Nicole F.; Capous-Desyllas, Moshoula (Advances in Social Work, 08/07/12)
      In response to the overwhelming amount of attention to human trafficking, the debates surrounding its definition, and its focus on the sex industry, the purpose of this study was to understand the motivations behind the ...
    • 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 ...
    • Understanding User Behavior Through Transaction Logs 

      Brett, Kelsey; German, Elizabeth (2013-06-30)
      This presentation presents the results of a transaction log analysis project at University of Houston Libraries and the website changes that were made as a result.
    • University of Houston Libraries Scholarly Works Pilot Project Final Report 

      Washington, Anne; Townes, Adam; Weidner, Andrew; Thompson, Santi; Wu, Annie (2017-01)
      From March to October, 2016, the University of Houston Libraries Scholarly Works Pilot Project team developed and tested processes for submitting librarian and library staff scholarly works to the University of Houston ...
    • Update and Initial Findings from the Texas Digital Library ETD Metadata Working Group 

      Potvin, Sarah; Long, Kara; Lyon, Colleen; Park, Kristi; Rivero, Monica; Thompson, Santi (2015-03-09)
      Early proponents of electronic theses and dissertations argued that moving from print to electronic format would make “these works more readily accessible to other scholars,” raising the specter that “...theses and ...
    • 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 ...
    • Use of mobile devices to answer online surveys: Implications for research 

      Cunningham, John A.; Neighbors, Clayton; Bertholet, Nicolas; Hendershot, Christian S. (BMC Research Notes, 2013)
      Background: There is a growing use of mobile devices to access the Internet. We examined whether participants who used a mobile device to access a brief online survey were quicker to respond to the survey but also, less ...
    • Using an Arts-Informed Eclectic Approach to Photovoice Data Analysis 

      Capous-Desyllas, Moshoula; Bromfield, Nicole F. (International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 02/02/18)
      Arts-informed approaches in qualitative research are gaining more recognition as being a critical research approach in the social sciences. Using arts in research is most commonly seen in the data collection process and ...
    • 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 ...
    • Virtual patient simulations for brief assessment of mental health disorders in integrated care settings 

      Washburn, Micki; Parrish, Danielle E.; Bordnick, Patrick S. (Social Work in Mental Health, 5/1/2017)
      This mixed methods pilot investigation evaluated the use of virtual patient simulations for increasing self-efficacy and diagnostic accuracy for common behavioral health concerns within an integrated care setting. A two ...
    • 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-based intervention to change perceived norms of college student alcohol use and sexual behavior on Spring Break 

      Patrick, Megan E.; Lee, Christine M.; Neighbors, Clayton (Addictive Behaviors, 2014-03)
      The purpose of the present study was to evaluate an adapted web-based multi-component personalized feedback intervention to reduce college student alcohol use and risky sexual behavior during Spring Break. This is one of ...
    • Web-Scale Discovery: Post Implementation 

      Vacek, Rachel; Guajardo, Richard (2012-04-20)
      Discovery services provide users a single search box to access a library’s entire preindexed collection. Representatives from two academic libraries serving different user populations will discuss marketing, instructing ...
    • Weeding QA 

      Warren, Mea (2016-06-12)
      The QA call number range at the M.D. Anderson Library at the University of Houston physical collection was in dire need of weeding and curating. Since there had been no prior weeding done at the library, the weeding began ...
    • Who? What? Why? When? A Tale of ETD Metadata 

      Long, Kara; Lyon, Colleen; Park, Kristi; Potvin, Sarah; Rivero, Monica; Thompson, Santi (2015-01-12)
      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 ...
    • Why IQ is not a covariate in cognitive studies of neurodevelopmental disorders 

      Dennis, Maureen; Francis, David J.; Cirino, Paul T.; Schachar, Russell; Barnes, Marcia A.; Fletcher, Jack M. (Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 2009-05)
      IQ scores are volatile indices of global functional outcome, the final common path of an individual's genes, biology, cognition, education, and experiences. In studying neurocognitive outcomes in children with neurodevelopmental ...
    • You Are Not Alone: Statistics from Bridge2Hyku’s digital collections environment data collection survey 

      Crocken, Todd; Washington, Anne; Watkins, Sean; Weidner, Andrew (2018-05-16)
      As part of the deliverables for phase one of the Bridge2Hyku [B2H] project, funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (LG-70-17-0217-17), the project team at the University of Houston surveyed grant partner ...
    • Young adult veteran perceptions of peers' drinking behavior and attitudes 

      Pedersen, Eric R.; Marshall, Grant N.; Schell, Terry L.; Neighbors, Clayton (Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 2016-02)
      Social norms-based interventions have shown promise in reducing drinking behavior and resulting consequences in young adults. Although most research has focused on young civilians (i.e., college students), some studies ...