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Culture Remix: Illegal Art, Copyright, and the Music Industry

March 27, 2017 - 1:51 PM

The University of Houston Libraries Copyright Team will host a free event that aims to shed light on controversies related to fair use. The event, Culture Remix: Illegal Art, Copyright, and the Music Industry, will include a viewing of the documentary Freedom of Expression: Resistance and Repression in the Age of Intellectual Property, and a [...]

Project Explores Interlibrary Loan of 3-D Objects

March 24, 2017 - 12:50 PM

Nora Dethloff, assistant head of Information and Access Services at the University of Houston Libraries, is a co-investigator on a Texas Tech University Libraries project team that is reimagining resource sharing. The project, Sharing and Helping Academics Prepare for Educational Success (SHAPES), is made possible by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library [...]

New Exhibit: Barthelme’s Snow White Between the Covers

March 24, 2017 - 12:00 AM

A new exhibit featuring the works of literary luminary and former UH Creative Writing Program professor Donald Barthelme (1931–1989) will open at the University of Houston Libraries on April 1. Barthelme’s Snow White Between the Covers celebrates the Catastrophic Theatre April 7 world premiere of Snow White, a theatrical adaptation of Barthelme’s 1967 novel, a satiric [...]

New Exhibit: Russian Propaganda Art, 1917-1930

March 22, 2017 - 7:30 AM

As part of Enchanting World: Centennial of the 1917 Russian Revolution, the University of Houston Libraries will house a public exhibit of Soviet and anti-Soviet propaganda posters from the revolution and early years of the Soviet Union. The exhibit consists of 33 posters (reproductions) selected from the Poster Collection housed at the Hoover Institution Archive at Stanford University. [...]

Electronics Kits Now Available

March 21, 2017 - 6:54 AM

Electronics kits are now available for checkout at the MD Anderson Library Learning Commons. Ten each of the following are available for a one-week checkout: Arduino Base and Supply Kits Raspberry Pi 2 Kits TI LaunchPad (MSP430 version) Arduinos are intended for beginners, with a focus on hands-on circuit/electronics making along with some programming. Raspberry [...]

Cronk Recognized as Library Journal ‘Mover & Shaker’

March 20, 2017 - 7:07 AM

Lindsay Cronk, collections and online resources coordinator at the University of Houston Libraries, has been named a 2017 Mover & Shaker by Library Journal. Cronk is one of 52 outstanding professionals in the library field who were recognized for their innovative work in shaping the future of [...]

Spring 2017 Newsletter Now Available

March 13, 2017 - 7:12 AM

The University of Houston Libraries spring 2017 newsletter is now available online. Inside: UH Special Collections, New Digital Collections, and Libra [...]

Library Assessment Conference 2018 to Convene in Houston, Texas

March 8, 2017 - 9:14 AM

The following is a news release from the Association of Research Libraries (ARL). The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and the University of Washington (UW) Libraries announce the next Library Assessment Conference will be held in Houston, Texas, in the fall of 2018. The University of Houston (UH) Libraries and Texas A&M University Libraries will [...]

March 2017 Technology Training

March 2, 2017 - 12:25 PM

Free workshops in Access 2013, Adobe Acrobat Pro XI, EndNote X7, Excel 2013, HTML and CSS, Photoshop CS6, Project 2010, SPSS, and Word 2013 are being held in March. The Technology Training program at UH Libraries offers technology courses to current UH students, faculty and staff. View the full calendar and reserve [...]

New Exhibition Features Drawings of Burdette Keeland Jr

February 27, 2017 - 1:36 PM

A new exhibition, The Art of Architecture: Drawings by Burdette Keeland, Jr., has opened in the first floor display cases of the MD Anderson Library. The exhibition by UH Special Collections celebrates the artistic talent of architect Burdette Keeland, Jr. (1926 – 2000), a longtime member of the UH architecture faculty. Before the advent of [...]