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Fall 2017 Libraries Open House

July 25, 2017 - 10:39 AM

The University of  Houston Libraries will welcome students back to campus during its Just Ask! Libraries Open House, Monday through Wednesday, August 21 – 23, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Students are encouraged to drop by the MD Anderson Library to learn more about library services and programs. Library staff will be on hand to [...]

UH Libraries Guide for Faculty

July 25, 2017 - 9:57 AM

Vision A community nurtured by curiosity and creativity that drives lifelong learning and scholarship Mission University of Houston Libraries advances student success, knowledge creation and preservation, and globally competitive research. View the Libraries Strategic Plan. MD Anderson Library – general collections, Optometry Library (temporary) Special Collections – MD Anderson Library second floor William R. Jenkins Architecture & Art Library – [...]

UH Libraries Quick Start Guide

July 24, 2017 - 10:47 AM

The University of Houston Libraries is here to help students, faculty, staff, scholars, researchers, and lifelong learners reach their academic, personal, and professional goals. We’ve created a Quick Start Guide with links to some of our popular services and resources. View our online research guides. Email your subject librarian. Contact us. Check out our FAQ. [...]

Nominate a UH Librarian for the 2017 I Love My Librarian Award

July 21, 2017 - 8:52 AM

Our nation’s librarians transform their communities, schools and campuses, and improve the lives of the people they serve every day. If a librarian has made an impact on you in a meaningful way, now is your chance to honor their contributions. The I Love My Librarian Award encourages library users to recognize librarians in public, [...]

New Student Art Exhibit in Jenkins Library

July 21, 2017 - 7:21 AM

The William R. Jenkins Architecture & Art Library is pleased to present Leah Bydalek’s first solo exhibition. Fluorescent Lessons is on view from July to August 2017. Bydalek is a senior painting major at the University of Houston. She confessed that her color palette was inspired by the pictorial artist Wayne Thiebaud, known for painting [...]

How to Do Research in UH Special Collections

July 13, 2017 - 2:31 PM

The University of Houston Libraries Special Collections preserves, safeguards, organizes, and describes materials in its collecting areas, making them available for use by the UH community and the general public. Anyone is welcome to visit the UH Special Collections Reading Room, located on the second floor of the MD Anderson Library. UH Special Collections is [...]

Learning Commons Will Be Closed on July 17

July 13, 2017 - 9:44 AM

The Learning Commons at the University of Houston MD Anderson Library will be closed beginning Monday, July 17 through Wednesday, July 26 for construction and space updates. UPDATE: As of July 26, the Learning Commons remains closed for an additional week. Students may remotely access Learning Commons software. View information on accessing the Virtual Learning Commons. The Academic [...]

Campus Engagement Impact

July 13, 2017 - 9:13 AM

The University of Houston Libraries Campus Engagement Committee develops innovative programming that promotes the Libraries and targets specific user groups with customized outreach efforts. The group has compiled a report demonstrating its accomplishments over the past year, including events and attendance s [...]

New Article: “At the Center of Things”

July 13, 2017 - 8:31 AM

A new article written by a team of University of Houston librarians has been published to Collaborative Librarianship. “At the Center of Things: How an Academic Library Built a Bridge between Art and Science on Campus” was authored by Michelle Catalano (previous), Catherine Essinger, Suzanne Ferimer, Stephanie Lewin-Lane, and Porcia Vaughn (previous). It discusses the 2015 Artists’ [...]

July 2017 Technology Training

July 5, 2017 - 7:29 AM

Free workshops in Excel 2013, HTML & CSS, InDesign CS6, Photoshop CS6, PowerPoint 2013, Premiere Pro CS6, Microsoft Project, and SPSS are being held in July. The Technology Training program at UH Libraries offers technology courses to current UH students, faculty and staff. Register soon, as workshops tend to fill up quickly. View the full calendar and reserve your [...]