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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 ...
    • Knowledge of and Attitudes toward Behavioral Health Services among Older Youth in the Foster Care System 

      Munson, Michelle R.; Narendorf, Sarah Carter; McMillen, J. Curtis (Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal, 11/06/10)
      This study examined knowledge of and attitudes toward services among 268 17-year olds with psychiatric diagnoses preparing to exit foster care. A structured interview assessed knowledge of services with vignette scenarios ...
    • 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 ...
    • Large crowding zones in peripheral vision for briefly presented stimuli 

      Tripathy, Srimant P.; Cavanagh, Patrick; Bedell, Harold E. (Journal of Vision, 2014-12)
      When a target is flanked by distractors, it becomes more difficult to identify. In the periphery, this crowding effect extends over a wide range of target-flanker separations, called the spatial extent of interaction (EoI). ...
    • Launching 

      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 ...
    • Lay theories of suicide: An examination of culturally-relevant suicide beliefs and attributions 

      Walker, Rheeda L.; Lester, David; Joe, Sean (Journal of Black Psychology, 2006-08)
      The purpose of this study was to examine African Americans' lay beliefs and attributions toward suicide. The Attitudes Toward Suicide Scale, Life Ownership Orientation Questionnaire, Stigma Questionnaire, and Suicide ...
    • Lessons from Bridge2Hyku Phase One 

      Crocken, Todd; Washington, Anne; Watkins, Sean; Weidner, Andrew (2018-05-16)
      As part of Phase One of the Bridge2Hyku project, the project team at University of Houston will be creating reports on the digital collection environments at various institutions and on the requirements and limitations of ...
    • 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 it ROAR: Expanding University of Houston’s Open Access Services 

      Wu, Annie; Thompson, Santi; Davis-Van Atta, Taylor; Washington, Anne; Scott, Bethany; Liu, Xiping (2018-10-17)
      As part of the University of Houston (UH) Libraries’ 2017-2021 Strategic Plan, a cross-departmental implementation team was formed to expand our open access research repository services beyond electronic theses and ...
    • 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 ...
    • A lone cataloger no more : how better communication can help enhance bibliographic description for user discovery 

      Liu, Xiping (2017-06)
      Catalogers often work alone when they create bibliographic records for new resources. The lack of communication between catalogers and end users can sometimes lead to the creation of bibliographic records that prevent ...
    • Low-level human equivalent gestational lead exposure produces sex-specific motor and coordination abnormalities and late-onset obesity in year-old mice 

      Leasure, J. Leigh; Giddabasappa, Anand; Chaney, Shawntay; Johnson, Jr., Jerry E.; Pothakos, Konstantinos; Lau, Yuen Sum; Fox, Donald A. (Environmental Health Perspectives, 2008-03)
      Background. Low-level developmental lead exposure is linked to cognitive and neurological disorders in children. However, the long-term effects of gestational lead exposure (GLE) have received little attention. Objectives. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Managing the Rights to Your Publications 

      Davis-Van Atta, Taylor (2018-02-02)
      Slideshow from a presentation given at the University of Houston Libraries on February 2, 2018, as part of its second annual "Get Ready to Publish!" scholarly publishing event for UH graduate students.
    • 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 ...