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UH Libraries Welcomes Instruction Librarian

February 26, 2015 - 7:56 AM

Ariana Santiago recently joined the University of Houston Libraries as an instruction librarian in the department of Liaison Services. In this role, Santiago works with UH instructors of high-impact undergraduate courses, such as English, psychology, engineering, biology and public speaking, to deliver point-of-need library instruction in research skills and information literacy. Santiago is part of [...]

Kanopy Streaming Video

February 24, 2015 - 8:23 AM

The University of Houston Libraries now offers access to a collection of streaming videos through Kanopy. Students, scholars and faculty can search and view over 4,500 educational videos in business, the arts, training, health sciences, media and communication, natural sciences, social sciences, and teacher education. New videos will be added as they become available. Browse the [...]

UH Libraries Welcomes Resource Management Coordinator

February 17, 2015 - 1:41 PM

The University of Houston Libraries provides access to four million volumes of books and e-books, manuscripts, journals and other resources that support the teaching, learning and research activities of our students and scholars. The care and maintenance of the catalog’s records fall under the purview of the Libraries’ resource management unit, led by Melody Condron. [...]

A Salute to Pat Bozeman

February 2, 2015 - 7:47 AM

When Pat Bozeman arrived at the University of Houston Libraries 30 years ago, Special Collections was in a state of transition, much like Bozeman herself, who was switching careers from the private sector in Boston to librarianship. As a newly-minted graduate of the School of Library & Information Science at Indiana University, Bozeman accepted a [...]

2014 Strategic Directions Report Now Online

January 30, 2015 - 1:45 PM

The innovative spirit of the UH Libraries has grown to new heights. View the full report for accomplishments and stories of progress at the University of Houston Librar [...]

Planned Service Outage on Friday January 30

January 28, 2015 - 10:54 AM

The University of Houston Libraries’ campus network connection will undergo an improvement to its router on Friday, January 30 at 5:30 a.m. This change will result in significantly faster speeds for traffic entering and leaving the Libraries’ network. The work will take approximately 30 minutes to complete, during which time connection to the campus network [...]

Illustrated Timeline on Display in TDECU Stadium

January 8, 2015 - 9:34 AM

The University of Houston Libraries recently collaborated with campus partners to present highlights in UH history. Timeline of @UHouston people and events is now on display in TDECU Stadium.A pictorial timeline of storied UH people and events is now on display in the Coach Bill Yeoman Hall, located in the northeast [...]

Second Annual Gaming Event Held at UH Libraries

November 21, 2014 - 2:45 PM

Over 160 students, faculty and staff, alumni and visitors from the Houston area attended Game On, Cougars! at the University of Houston Libraries this month. The event, now in its second year, offers a full day of open gaming, complete with board games, card games, miniature gaming, puzzles and video games. This year, UH Libraries [...]

New Collection Portrays Houston’s Architectural Domain

November 21, 2014 - 2:04 PM

Renowned architectural photog Joe Aker’s collection now at University of Houston. Architectural photographer Joe Aker has given a collection of images to the University of Houston Libraries Special Collections. The Aker Architectural Photographic Records Collection comprises roughly 50,000 distinct images depicting scenes of commercial architecture over the past three decades. Aker, [...]

UH Libraries Hosts Bake Sale for Charity

November 20, 2014 - 2:30 PM

In honor of National Bundt Cake Day and National Philanthropy Day last week, University of Houston Libraries held a bake sale to raise funds for a local organization. The Education Foundation of Harris County supports innovative learning programs for the 800,000+ K-12 public education students in the greater Houston region, and provides training for teachers [...]