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Audiovisual Archivist Joins UH Special Collections

March 26, 2015 - 1:10 PM

University of Houston Special Collections recently welcomed Emily Vinson, audiovisual archivist, to the team. She will shepherd the audiovisual collection on its journey through acquisition, preservation and digitization. Vinson’s primary focus is the digitization of select materials from the KUHT Collection, including securing intellectual control and prioritizing items for accessibility. View KUHT Highlights, a digital [...]

Lehner Named Recipient of Franzheim Endowed Library Professorship

March 18, 2015 - 2:43 PM

John Lehner, associate dean of personnel, planning, and systems, has been selected as the inaugural recipient of the Ambassador Kenneth Franzheim II Endowed Library Professorship, effective April 1, 2015. The Ambassador Kenneth Franzheim II Endowed Library Professorship was established to support a full time librarian in the MD Anderson Library at the University of Houston. [...]

EndNote Workshop

March 10, 2015 - 8:03 AM

Do you spend countless hours gathering and organizing literature, and writing cited references in a correct format? Learn how to use EndNote to build and organize your personal collection of references and automatically format cited references with a few clicks. EndNote Workshop Thursday, March 12, 1:00 p.m. MD Anderson Library, [...]

UH Libraries Web User Studies

March 10, 2015 - 7:51 AM

The University of Houston Libraries is conducting a series of user studies for our upcoming web site redesign. We’re hoping you can help us by participating in one of the studies. We will be interviewing UH undergraduate students, graduate students and faculty about how they do research and how they use the library. We will make arrangements [...]

UH Libraries Welcomes Instruction Librarian

February 26, 2015 - 7:56 AM

Ariana Santiago recently joined the University of Houston Libraries as an instruction librarian in the department of Liaison Services. In this role, Santiago works with UH instructors of high-impact undergraduate courses, such as English, psychology, engineering, biology and public speaking, to deliver point-of-need library instruction in research skills and information literacy. Santiago is part of [...]

Kanopy Streaming Video

February 24, 2015 - 8:23 AM

The University of Houston Libraries now offers access to a collection of streaming videos through Kanopy. Students, scholars and faculty can search and view over 4,500 educational videos in business, the arts, training, health sciences, media and communication, natural sciences, social sciences, and teacher education. New videos will be added as they become available. Browse the [...]

UH Libraries Welcomes Resource Management Coordinator

February 17, 2015 - 1:41 PM

The University of Houston Libraries provides access to four million volumes of books and e-books, manuscripts, journals and other resources that support the teaching, learning and research activities of our students and scholars. The care and maintenance of the catalog’s records fall under the purview of the Libraries’ resource management unit, led by Melody Condron. [...]

A Salute to Pat Bozeman

February 2, 2015 - 7:47 AM

When Pat Bozeman arrived at the University of Houston Libraries 30 years ago, Special Collections was in a state of transition, much like Bozeman herself, who was switching careers from the private sector in Boston to librarianship. As a newly-minted graduate of the School of Library & Information Science at Indiana University, Bozeman accepted a [...]

2014 Strategic Directions Report Now Online

January 30, 2015 - 1:45 PM

[Tweet “The innovative spirit of the UH Libraries has grown to new heights.”] View the full report for accomplishments and stories of progress at the University of Houston Librar [...]

Planned Service Outage on Friday January 30

January 28, 2015 - 10:54 AM

The University of Houston Libraries’ campus network connection will undergo an improvement to its router on Friday, January 30 at 5:30 a.m. This change will result in significantly faster speeds for traffic entering and leaving the Libraries’ network. The work will take approximately 30 minutes to complete, during which time connection to the campus network [...]