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DiverseWorks Archives Arrive at UH Special Collections

September 23, 2016 - 2:54 PM

DiverseWorks has recently donated a collection of items representing its history to the University of Houston Libraries Special Collections. DiverseWorks commissions, produces, and presents new and daring art in all its forms through innovative collaborations that honor each artist’s vision without constraint. The DiverseWorks Archives includes materials from projects, exhibitions, and events from 1982 to [...]

UH Special Collections Acquires OZONE Magazine

September 20, 2016 - 8:19 AM

University of Houston Libraries Special Collections has acquired the complete run of OZONE Magazine, the leading print publication on Southern hip hop from 2002 to 2010. Published by photographer Julia Beverly, the magazine profiled Southern rappers such as Lil’ Wayne, T.I., David Banner, and Pitbull. Over the years, OZONE featured several Houston-area artists, including Devin [...]

New Exhibit: Mexican American Studies at UH

September 12, 2016 - 2:22 PM

In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, University of Houston Libraries Special Collections is honored to present the Mexican American Studies at UH exhibit. On view throughout Hispanic Heritage Month, the exhibit highlights the founding of the Center for Mexican American Studies and the contributions of Mexican Americans to campus life throughout the years. Included in the [...]

Graduate Student Open House

September 12, 2016 - 2:01 PM

University of Houston graduate students are invited to the Fall 2016 Graduate Student Open House on September 28 at the Elizabeth D. Rockwell Pavilion in the MD Anderson Library. The event will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Join us for an afternoon of food, conversation, and activities with your fellow grad students. Learn more [...]

September 2016 Technology Training

September 12, 2016 - 7:30 AM

Free workshops in Access 2013, Adobe Acrobat, EndNote, Excel 2013, HTML and CSS, Illustrator CS6, Photoshop CS6, and Word 2013 are being held in September at the University of Houston Libraries. The Technology Training program at UH Libraries offers technology courses to current UH students, faculty and staff. Classes are held in the Learning Commons Training Labs on the first floor of the MD Anderson [...]

Dean German Elected to GWLA Board

September 7, 2016 - 7:22 AM

The Greater Western Library Alliance (GWLA) membership recently elected Lisa German, dean of the University of Houston Libraries and Elizabeth D. Rockwell chair, to the Board of Directors. Beginning January 1, 2017, German will serve as a member at large. GWLA is a consortium of 36 research libraries located in the central and western United States. GWLA is [...]

New Beta-space Open to All UH Students

September 1, 2016 - 11:38 AM

The University of Houston Music Library has created a new, multipurpose space to serve the unique research and study needs of students in the creative and performing arts. The Beta-space Study Room, located within the Music Library on the second floor of the Moores School of Music building, is an inviting and functional area featuring [...]

‘Storied’ Exhibit Opens at UH Libraries

August 24, 2016 - 12:40 PM

University of Houston Libraries welcomes visitors to the new exhibit, Storied: The First Ten Years of the Creative Writing Program. From the exhibit: In 1979, the University of Houston founded its Creative Writing Program under the co-directorship of poets Cynthia Macdonald and Stanley Plumly. Within a short time, it would become a leading program for teaching [...]

UH Libraries Announces Microgrant Winners

August 18, 2016 - 2:12 PM

The University of Houston Libraries has awarded funds to several teams through the 2016-2017 Microgrant Program. Now in its 8th year, the Microgrant Program fosters new and innovative ideas in support of the Libraries’ Strategic Plan and the University’s Strategic Initiatives. Librarians and staff submitted proposals for new services and programs which would benefit teaching, [...]

UH Libraries Data Management Plan Resources

August 16, 2016 - 8:42 AM

The Data Management Planning Tool, or DMPTool, is a resource that will help in the creation of a funding agency-specific data management plan for grant proposals. A data management plan is a document that describes what a researcher will do with his or her research data both during a research project and after the completion [...]