Now showing items 308-317 of 317

    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...