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May 2016 New Databases

April 26, 2016 - 8:19 AM

The following databases are now available from the University of Houston Libraries: Euromonitor Passport An online market research tool that monitors industry trends and gives strategic analysis and a market size and market share database for all products across all key countries. Passport is Euromonitor International’s global market analysis software platform, which analyses the industry [...]

Extended Hours for Finals

April 25, 2016 - 6:27 AM

The University of Houston MD Anderson Library will be open 24 hours starting the week before finals. Students who have final projects instead of exams can now take advantage of 24-hour access to the MD Anderson Library beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, April 25 and continuing through Thursday, May 12, closing at 5:45 p.m. Students [...]

End-of-Semester Events at the Libraries

April 20, 2016 - 8:45 AM

The University of Houston Libraries will host end-of-semester recreational activities for students as a break from the stress of finals. Finals Mania Enjoy a late night breakfast in the MD Anderson Library, including pancakes, turkey sausage, snacks, beverages, and more! Free with your UH ID. Monday, May 2 8:30 – 10:30 pm Rockwell Pavilion, second [...]

Communications Student Assistant Job Posting

April 15, 2016 - 11:09 AM

The University of Houston Libraries Office of Communications seeks a creative communications generalist to contribute talents as a communications student assistant. This is an excellent opportunity for a student to gain valuable writing, editing, and graphic design experience while supporting the Libraries’ communications and marketing efforts. The person in this position will produce content for [...]

The University of Houston’s Creative Writing Program, 1979-1989

April 14, 2016 - 1:56 PM

Mary Manning, university archivist at the University of Houston Libraries Special Collections, penned an article for Houston History Magazine. “The First Decade of the University of Houston’s Creative Writing Program, 1979-1989” (PDF) is a look back on the founding and first decade of one of the top creative writing programs in the nation. The article [...]

Grant Writing Step by Step Webinar

April 14, 2016 - 6:46 AM

Michelle Malizia, director of library services for health sciences, was invited to teach a three-hour grant writing workshop for the Texas Department of State Health Services in Austin. The free workshop, Grant Writing Step by Step, will be held today, April 14, 2016, in K-100 Lecture Hall in Austin and b [...]

Moreno Recognized for Distinguished Service

April 7, 2016 - 6:26 AM

Hayley Moreno, resource description coordinator at the University of Houston Libraries, will be honored at the American Library Association (ALA) annual conference this summer in Orlando.  She will be receiving a presidential citation from the president of the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS — a division of ALA). Moreno is receiving this [...]

April 2016 Technology Training

April 6, 2016 - 8:29 AM

Workshops in Access 2013, Adobe Acrobat, Excel 2013, graphic design, HTML and CSS, Photoshop CS6, PowerPoint 2013, resume workshop, SPSS and Word 2013 are being held in April at the University of Houston Libraries. The Technology Training program at UH Libraries offers free technology courses to current UH students, faculty and staff. Classes are held [...]

April 2016 New Databases

April 5, 2016 - 8:10 AM

The following databases are now available from the University of Houston Libraries: BoardVitals Medical exam question banks with expert reviewed board questions for NCLEX-RN, USMLE Step 1, USMLE Step 2, and USMLE, Step 3. Data-Planet Statistical Datasets Provides access to statistical data produced by U.S. federal agencies, states, private organizations, and major intergovernmental organizations. There [...]

Thompson Wins TDL Service Award

April 5, 2016 - 7:11 AM

Santi Thompson, head of digital repository services, has received the 2016 Texas Digital Library (TDL) Service Award. He is being honored for his dedicated service and significant work in a variety of activities that have contributed to the growth and success of TDL. These activities include: Membership in the original TDL Awards Committee, which entailed the development [...]