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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Considerations for your Mobile Library 

      Vacek, Rachel (2011-08-03)
      We all know by now that the ubiquity of mobile devices, from smart phones to e-book readers to tablets, is changing when, where, and how people are accessing information for personal and professional use. What does this ...
    • Giving Your CMS Users a Content Strategy and a Positive UX 

      Vacek, Rachel (2011-08-03)
      In web design, much of user experience (UX) design is focused on the needs and expectations of end users. However, it is just as essential to consider the user experience of your library staff who are using a content ...
    • New Technologies that Could Affect Libraries 

      Vacek, Rachel (2011-08-03)
      A short presentation on the latest technologies affecting libraries today and in the not too distant future, for TechNet 2011 Conference in Decatur, TX, August 3, 2011.
    • Building a Single User Experience 

      Vacek, Rachel; McHale, Nina; Battles, Jason (2011-10-18)
      The modern library web environment consists of multiple content sources and applications that perform essential functions that often overlap and could potentially create a fractured user experience. For example, content ...
    • 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 ...
    • Change for Better and Reach for Higher - R2 Implementation at UH Libraries 

      Wu, Annie (2012)
      University of Houston Libraries formed a team to implement recommendations made by two external consultants called R2. This presentation covers the strategy and the process of the R2 implementation.
    • Getting Started with Drupal 

      Vacek, Rachel; McHale, Nina (2012-01-20)
      This workshop was a LITA Preconference and presented at the American Library Association Midwinter Conference in Dallas, TX, on January 20, 2012.
    • Overcoming the Challenges to Creating a Single Online User Experience 

      Vacek, Rachel (2012-02-08)
      The modern library web environment consists of multiple content sources and applications that perform essential functions that often overlap and could potentially create a fractured user experience. For example, content ...