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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 Emeritus

July 1, 2015 - 7:38 AM

Pat Bozeman’s nomination as Librarian Emeritus 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 [...]

Still Life Meets Outer Space

June 18, 2015 - 6:59 AM

Araceli Casas, a graduate student in the University of Houston Master of Education Curriculum and Instruction – Art Education program, has a series of paintings on display in the William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library A2Alcove. The library supports UH student artists by hosting their work in the gallery. All pieces are then digitally [...]

Creativity and Collaboration at UH Libraries

June 15, 2015 - 12:11 PM

The University of Houston Libraries announces the winners of the 2015-2016 Microgrant Program. The program, now in its 7th year, was created to foster new and innovative ideas in support of the Libraries’ Strategic Directions and the University’s Strategic Initiatives. Librarians and staff submitted proposals for new services and programs which would benefit teaching, learning [...]

New OneSearch Features Offer Improved Discovery Experience

June 9, 2015 - 6:48 AM

University of Houston Libraries has implemented new features in OneSearch to improve access of online resources. Users now see a simple search interface that makes it easy to locate resources. A new e-Shelf option allows signed-in users to permanently save items from search results for later reference. In the results list, click the e-Shelf button [...]

Director of Library Services for Health Sciences Joins UH Libraries

June 8, 2015 - 2:41 PM

The University of Houston Libraries has welcomed a new director of library services for health sciences. Michelle Malizia will oversee the forthcoming Health Sciences Library that will be located in the Health and Biomedical Sciences Building II, currently in development. The new facility represents the second phase of the Health and Biomedical Sciences Center, which [...]

Houston History Exhibit Opens at UH Libraries

June 1, 2015 - 1:46 PM

A new exhibit documenting the rich narrative of Houston’s past opens in June at University of Houston Libraries. Houston History: Archives, Magazine and Oral History is the visual representation of the Welcome Wilson Houston History Collaborative (formerly known as the Houston History Project), a joint effort designed to expand and improve research on historical perspectives [...]

When the Water Recedes: Archivists Provide Salvage Assistance

May 28, 2015 - 10:28 AM

Members of the Archivists of the Houston Area (AHA!) are available for providing advice and best practices in salvaging photos, books, documents and other priceless records that may have been damaged in the recent flooding. Vince Lee, archivist at the University of Houston Libraries and president of AHA!, urges those seeking help with waterlogged materials [...]