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Libraries to Host Open House for Students

July 29, 2015 - 12:50 PM

As part of the University of Houston Weeks of Welcome, the UH Libraries will welcome students back to campus during its Just Ask! Library Open House. Students are encouraged to drop by the MD Anderson Library on Monday, August 24, or Tuesday, August 25, between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. to learn more about the [...]

First-Ever Artist Health and Wellness Event Slated for Fall 2015

July 29, 2015 - 11:15 AM

The University of Houston Libraries will host the Artist Health and Wellness Colloquium and Resource Fair on October 3, 2015, the first of its kind at the University. This free, day-long event is open to students, faculty and staff, and the general public, and will be held at the MD Anderson Library. The event is [...]

UH Librarian Conducts Workshop in Colombia

July 17, 2015 - 7:06 AM

A University of Houston librarian recently traveled internationally to provide instruction on resource description and access (RDA) cataloging. Heylicken “Hayley” Moreno, resource description coordinator in the department of Metadata and Digitization Services, developed and instructed a two-day workshop on RDA cataloging in Spanish for the conference “Present and Future of Cataloging Standards,” held in Bogotá [...]

Expansion of Houston Hip Hop Collections

July 15, 2015 - 7:42 AM

University of Houston Libraries Special Collections announces three major enhancements to the Houston Hip Hop Collections, the region’s definitive archive of hip hop music and culture. Photographer Peter Beste and journalist Lance Scott Walker have entrusted UH Special Collections with materials related to the production of their 2013 book, Houston Rap, nine years in the [...]

New Addresses for MD Anderson Library and Branches

July 14, 2015 - 2:33 PM

Effective August 1, 2015, the University will be implementing new addresses to all campus locations. This action will align emergency services and GPS coordinates more efficiently for the campus. The new address for the MD Anderson Library and branches will be: MD Anderson Library 4333 University Drive Houston, TX 77204-2000 William R. Jenkins Art and [...]

Distinguished Art and Architectural Library Collection Gifted to UH Libraries

July 14, 2015 - 1:55 PM

Sir Mark Fehrs Haukohl, president of The Vero Group, a family investment office based in Houston, has given an important art and architectural book collection to the University of Houston Libraries. Newly appointed Dean of Libraries, Lisa German, and Dr. Patricia Oliver, Dean of the Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture, will formally receive the [...]

Ferimer Awarded AHIP Membership

July 2, 2015 - 9:22 AM

Suzanne Ferimer, librarian and director of learning resources at the Weston A. Pettey Optometry Library, has been awarded senior level membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP) by the Medical Library Association (MLA). The peer-reviewed professional development and career recognition program recognizes achievements in continuing education, teaching, publishing, research, and other contributions to [...]

Librarian Emerita

July 1, 2015 - 7:38 AM

Pat Bozeman’s nomination as Librarian Emerita has been approved by the University of Houston System Board of Regents. Bozeman joined the University of Houston in 1984. Two years later, she was appointed head of Special Collections and at the time of her retirement in January 2015, held the Emily Scott Evans Endowed Library Professorship. Through [...]

Special Collections Images on CBS This Morning

June 29, 2015 - 10:58 AM

CBS This Morning produced a segment on a little-known baseball player and University of Houston graduate named John Paciorek, who played exactly one game in the major leagues before a back injury prevented him from playing again. Since he had a statistically perfect game on that day (September 29, 1963) as a player with the Houston [...]

Summer Book Club 2015

June 18, 2015 - 8:19 AM

University of Houston Libraries and the UH Women and Gender Resource Center will co-sponsor the 2015 summer book club, which is open to all UH students, faculty and staff, and alumni. Readers are invited to gather at the Resource Center, located in the University Center North Room 201, for a literary conversation. Readers may bring [...]