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Bryan Museum Exhibit: La Cruz Blanca

June 21, 2016 - 9:29 AM

A special exhibit at Galveston’s Bryan Museum features items from the University of Houston Libraries Special Collections’ Leonor Villegas de Magnón Papers. A digital collection is available online. Magnón, a Mexican citizen and life-long resident of Laredo, Texas, was a trailblazer and leading force on a variety of issues related to Mexicans and Mexican-Americans. Among [...]

In Memoriam: Alice Evans Pratt

June 20, 2016 - 7:17 AM

Alice Evans Pratt, a longtime friend of the University of Houston Libraries and Houston Public Media, passed away in June. Mrs. Pratt created the Emily Scott Evans Endowed Professorship in the Special Collections and Archives Department that was occupied for many years by former head of Special Collections Pat Bozeman, and also supported the construction of [...]

New Digital Collection: Burdette Keeland Architectural Drawings and Photographs

June 13, 2016 - 7:10 AM

Burdette Keeland, Jr. was an influential Houston architect who left a legacy as a designer, an educator, and a member of the Houston Planning Commission. At the peak of his practice, from 1950 to 1980, Keeland produced some of the city’s best modernist architectural design. Yet he will also be remembered for his four decades [...]

ORCID: Helping Make Connections

June 8, 2016 - 2:36 PM

ORCID IDs provide a persistent digital identifier that distinguishes one researcher from another. More precisely, an ORCID identifier reliably and unambiguously links scholars with their complete, correct, and current scholarly output. It is also very useful when integrated into key research workflows such as manuscript and grant submission since it supports automated linkages between researchers [...]

2016 UH Libraries Recruitment Video

June 8, 2016 - 10:52 AM

We take pride in delivering the very best experience for the campus community. See why UH Libraries is a transformative place for students, faculty, and the scholarly community. View the 2016 University of Houston Libraries recruitm [...]

Sponsored Projects (Grants) Workshop

June 7, 2016 - 1:01 PM

Join us at the Sponsored Projects (Grants) Workshop to be held on Friday, June 10 from 10 am – 12 noon in the MD Anderson Library, Room 10F. Denise McGuire of the UH Office of Contracts and Grants will discuss the process of pre- and po [...]

June 2016 New Database

June 7, 2016 - 12:50 PM

The following database is now available from the University of Houston Libraries: PolicyMap is a fully web-based online data and mapping application that gives you access to over 15,000 indicators related to demographics, housing, crime, mortgages, health, jobs and more. Data is available at all common geographies (address, block group, census tract, zip code, county, city, [...]

Spring 2016 Newsletter Now Available

June 3, 2016 - 7:19 AM

The University of Houston Libraries spring 2016 newsletter is now available (PDF). Inside: New Digital Collections, Resource Wish List, Strategic Plan Goals (feature), Donor Profile, Collection Transformation, and Libra [...]

June 2016 Technology Training

June 2, 2016 - 6:47 AM

Workshops in EndNote, Excel 2013, Illustrator CS6, Google Docs, PowerPoint 2013, Photoshop CS6, Prezi, SPSS and Word 2013 are being held in June 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 in the Learning Commons Training Labs on the first floor of the MD [...]

Summer Book Club 2016

June 1, 2016 - 1:37 PM

University of Houston Libraries and the UH Women and Gender Resource Center will co-sponsor the 2016 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 [...]

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