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    • The Current Landscape of Mobile Libraries 

      Vacek, Rachel (2009-12)
      This is the opening keynote at the Central Texas Library System's 2nd Annual Technology Conference: The Mobile Library. My presentation sets the stage for mobile device use among library users, discusses mobile services ...
    • How to Be a Geek Goddess 

      Vacek, Rachel (Taylor & Francis, 2009-12-02)
      The article reviews the book "How to Be a Geek Goddess," by Christina Tynan-Wood.
    • Searching 2.0 

      Vacek, Rachel (Reference & User Services Association, 2010)
      The article reviews the book "Searching 2.0," by Michael P. Sauers.
    • Intranet 2.0 from a Project Management Perspective 

      Vacek, Rachel; Sharpe, Paul (Taylor & Francis, 2010)
      Library intranets require flexibility and efficiency and enhance the internal communication and collaborative nature of creating and organizing the institution's information. At the University of Houston Libraries, the ...
    • The effect of a temporary absence of target velocity information on visual tracking 

      Cisarik, Patricia M.; Kasthurirangan, Sanjeev; Visco, Frank E., Jr.; Bedell, Harold E.; Stevenson, Scott B.; Raghunandan, Avesh (Journal of Eye Movement Research, 2010)
      Experiments with the Rashbass ‘step-ramp’ paradigm have revealed that the initial catchup saccade that occurs near pursuit onset uses target velocity as well as position information in its programming. Information about ...
    • Onset and progression of with-the-rule astigmatism in children with infantile nystagmus syndrome 

      Wang, Jingyun; Wyatt, Lauren M.; Felius, Joost; Stager, David R., Jr.; Stager, David R., Sr.; Birch, Eileen E.; Bedell, Harold E. (Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 2010-01)
      Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine the onset and progression of with-the-rule (WTR) astigmatism during the first 8 years of life in children with idiopathic infantile nystagmus syndrome (INS) or INS associated ...
    • 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.
    • Funding Mobile Innovation in the Library: The Why and How 

      Vacek, Rachel (2010-04-29)
      This is the keynote for the Spring 2010 CALLR Meeting (http://www.callr.us/). Mobile technologies are having a big impact on libraries today. This presentation covers why libraries should be paying attention, highlights ...
    • High capacity, transient retention of direction-of-motion information for multiple objects 

      Shooner, Christopher; Tripathy, Srimant P.; Bedell, Harold E.; Öğmen, Haluk (Journal of Vision, 2010-06)
      The multiple-object tracking paradigm (MOT) has been used extensively for studying dynamic visual attention, but the basic mechanisms which subserve this capability are as yet unknown. Among the unresolved issues surrounding ...
    • 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.
    • Cool Tools to Help Libraries Bridge the Gap Between Print and Digital Environments 

      Vacek, Rachel (2010-10-30)
      Emerging technologies like QR Codes and Augmented Reality can help libraries extend services, widen access to resources, and promote events to users in exciting and innovative ways. Using simple and free technologies, QR ...
    • Bridging the Gap Between Print and Digital Environments 

      Vacek, Rachel; Riley, Anita (2010-11-11)
      Emerging technologies like QR Codes and Augmented Reality can help faculty, staff, and librarians extend services, promote resources, and widen access to instructional material to students in exciting and innovative ways. ...
    • The Effect of Bifocal Add on Accommodative Lag in Myopic Children with High Accommodative Lag 

      Berntsen, David A.; Mutti, Donald O.; Zadnik, Karla (Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 2010-12)
      Purpose: To determine the effect of a bifocal add and manifest correction on accommodative lag in myopic children with high accommodative lag, who have been reported to have the greatest reduction in myopia progression ...
    • Improving the Drupal User Experience 

      Vacek, Rachel; Watkins, Sean; Morris, Christina M.; Keller, Derek (Code4Lib, 2010-12-21)
      Drupal is a powerful, but complex, Web Content Management System, being adopted by many libraries. Installing Drupal typically involves adding additional modules for flexibility and increased functionality. Although ...
    • QR Codes and Augmented Reality Help Libraries Extend Services 

      Vacek, Rachel; Riley, Anita (2011-03-16)
      Emerging technologies like QR Codes and Augmented Reality can help libraries extend services, widen access to resources, and promote events to users in exciting and innovative ways. Using simple and free technologies, QR ...
    • Therapy for your CMS: Improving the User Experience 

      Vacek, Rachel (2011-05-04)
      In web design, much of user experience design is focused on the needs and expectations of end-users. However, when developing within an open-source content management system (CMS), it becomes essential to also consider ...
    • Seeing the Library through the Terminator’s Eyes: Augmented Reality 

      Vacek, Rachel; Riley, Anita (2011-05-18)
      Augmented reality is a location-aware technology that can help libraries widen access to resources and promote services to users in exciting and innovative ways. This emerging technology superimposes layers of computer-generated ...
    • Getting Started with Drupal 

      Vacek, Rachel; McHale, Nina (2011-06-24)
      This workshop was a LITA Preconference presented at the American Library Association Annual Conference in New Orleans, LA, on June 24, 2011.
    • Discovery at the University of Houston Libraries 

      Vacek, Rachel (2011-06-26)
      This presentation is part of a larger program, "The Age of Discovery: Understanding Discovery Services, "Federated Search, and Web scale" at ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans, June 23-28, 2011. This presentation in ...
    • Age and Other Risk Factors for Corneal Infiltrative and Inflammatory Events in Young Soft Contact Lens Wearers from the Contact Lens Assessment in Youth (CLAY) Study 

      Chalmers, Robin L.; Wagner, Heidi; Mitchell, G. Lynn; Lam, Dawn Y.; Kinoshita, Beth T.; Jansen, Meredith E.; Richdale, Kathryn; Sorbara, Luigina; McMahon, Timothy T. (Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 2011-08)
      Purpose: To describe age and other risk factors for corneal infiltrative and inflammatory events (CIEs) in young, soft contact lens (SCL) wearers and to model the age-related risk. Methods: A multicenter, retrospective ...