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May 2017 New Database

May 15, 2017 - 8:38 AM

The following database is now available from the University of Houston Libraries: Nursing Reference Center Plus Nursing Reference Center Plus is an evidence-based information resource designed specifically for nurses, nurse educators, recent nursing graduates, and nursing students. Content includes: core measure topics, nursing care plans, nursing management and leadership topics, regulatory and risk management topics, nursing [...]

New Publication by Business Librarian

May 12, 2017 - 7:11 AM

Orolando Duffus, business librarian at the University of Houston Libraries, has a new article. “Assessing UNC-Greensboro’s Reference Interns Program” appeared in the May 2017 issue of College and Research Libraries News. Duffus provides an overview of the university’s LIS program and examines its benefits for interns as they move into professio [...]

New Digital Collection: Selections from the Marjorie Randal National Women’s Conference

May 11, 2017 - 7:00 AM

The Selections from the Marjorie Randal National Women’s Conference Collection contains approximately 150 items documenting the planning and activities leading up to, during, and after the 1977 National Women’s Conference and includes brochures, flyers, newsletters, invitations, correspondence, and publications. Materials in the collection date from 1974 – 1982, with the bulk of the collection dated [...]

New Publications by Liaison Librarian

May 10, 2017 - 11:08 AM

Alex Simons, history, political science, and government information librarian at the University of Houston Libraries, has two new publications. Simons’ book, Sudden Selector’s Guide to Government Publications (ALCTS), will be available in May. It is a guide intended for library workers and addresses the Government Publishing Office and the Federal Depository Library Program, management and marketing government document [...]

Tech Training Impact

May 5, 2017 - 7:23 AM

The Technology Training program at the University of Houston Libraries continues to grow, providing the benefits of free, instructor-led courses to current UH students, staff and faculty. Tech trainer Chris Holthe has compiled a report demonstrating the accomplishments of the program over the past year, including attendance and class statistics. View infogra [...]

IMLS Grant Awarded for Measuring Reuse of Digital Objects

May 4, 2017 - 12:44 PM

A multi-institutional project team has been awarded a 2017 Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) National Leadership Grant for Libraries award. The Digital Library Federation (DLF) Assessment Interest Group (AIG) Reuse subgroup received the grant LG-73-17-0002-17 for their project titled “Developing a Framework for Measuring Reuse of Digital Objects.” The purpose of the project [...]

Carnegie-Whitney Grant Awarded for Data Journalism Resource Guide

May 2, 2017 - 1:34 PM

A project team at the University of Houston has recently won a Carnegie-Whitney Grant. Wenli Gao, communication, sociology, and anthropology librarian at UH Libraries, and Lindita Camaj, PhD, assistant professor in journalism and mass communication at the UH Valenti School of Communication, received a grant for their project titled “Storytelling with Data: A Resource Guide [...]

May 2017 Technology Training

May 2, 2017 - 7:35 AM

Free workshops in Adobe Acrobat Pro XI, After Effects CS6, Excel 2013, Google Docs, Photoshop CS6, PowerPoint 2013, Premiere Pro CS6, Project 2010, RefWorks, Word 2013 are being held in May. The Technology Training program at UH Libraries offers technology courses to current UH students, faculty and staff. View the full calendar and reserve [...]

NEH Grant Awarded for Hispanic Archives Project

May 2, 2017 - 7:04 AM

The University of Houston’s Recovering the US Hispanic Literary Heritage Project, a program of Arte Público Press, was recently awarded a $50,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to conduct the project titled “A Survey of Small Historical Societies, Libraries and Museums for Hispanic Materials and Their Management.” The project will produce [...]

April 2017 New Databases

April 25, 2017 - 8:23 AM

The following databases are now available from the University of Houston Libraries: Gallup Analytics Gallup Analytics provides access to data from countries that are home to more than 98% of the world’s population through a state-of-the-art Web-based portal. Through Gallup’s best global intelligence users can better understand the strengths and challenges of the world’s countries [...]