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New Article By DAMS Implementation Team

April 21, 2017 - 12:43 PM

The Digital Asset Management System (DAMS) Implementation Team at the University of Houston Libraries has recently had an article published in issue 36 of the Code4Lib Journal. “Outside The Box: Building a Digital Asset Management Ecosystem for Preservation and Access” outlines the workflows and tools that UH Libraries developed to facilitate digital curation activities for [...]

MD Anderson Library Extended Hours Spring 2017

April 17, 2017 - 6:56 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 24 and continuing through Wednesday, May 10, closing at 7:45 p.m. A [...]

UH Librarians Win ALA Elections

April 13, 2017 - 8:15 AM

The University of Houston Libraries congratulates three colleagues who have won positions in the 2017 American Library Association (ALA) division and round table elections. Kerry Creelman Lindsay Cronk Kelli Getz Kerry Creelman, coordinator of undergraduate instruction and outreach, was elected as the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) University Libraries Section vice-chair/chair-elect for a three-year [...]

Paws and Relax Spring 2017

April 12, 2017 - 11:04 AM

Local organization Faithful Paws will bring certified therapy dogs to the MD Anderson Library for four days of stress relief. Drop in for petting, snuggling and treat-feeding with these gentle and friendly canines. Monday, May 1: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. (concurrent with Finals Mania) 106-T and behind the Red Elevators Tuesday, May 2: 7:00 – 9:00 [...]

More Electronics Kits Added

April 11, 2017 - 2:34 PM

Several new electronics kits (10 of each) have been added to the maker resources available for one-week checkout from the MD Anderson Library Learning Commons. BeagleBone Black: an open-hardware, open-software computer that runs Android and/or Linux. It comes with a circuit board and materials for exploration. TI LaunchPad: MSP430-F5529 (previously available), CC3200, MSP432-P401R, CC2650, Tiva-C [...]

National Library Week

April 7, 2017 - 1:35 PM

National Library Week is an annual celebration of libraries and their critical importance to our society. This year, National Library Week will be held April 9-15, and the University of Houston Libraries is inviting UH students to participate in the campaign. What do you love about your library? Tell us on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram using [...]

Dean’s Campaign Committee Celebrates Reading

April 5, 2017 - 10:35 AM

Members of Dean Lisa German’s University of Houston Libraries Campaign Committee & Cabinet, part of the University’s Here, We Go! Campaign, posed with their favorite books at a recent visit to the MD Anderson Library. Their photos will be displayed in the library as part of the READ Campaign. The Campaign Committee comprises members of [...]

April 2017 Technology Training

April 3, 2017 - 7:07 AM

Free workshops in Access 2013, Adobe Acrobat Pro, After Effects CS6, EndNote, Excel 2013, HTML and CSS, Illustrator CS6, InDesign CS6, Photoshop CS6, Premiere Pro CS6, RefWorks, and SPSS are being held in April. The Technology Training program at UH Libraries offers technology courses to current UH students, faculty and staff. View the full calendar and reserve [...]

UH Libraries 2017 Staff Awards

March 30, 2017 - 1:46 PM

The University of Houston Libraries recognized its top-performing librarians and staff at an awards reception on March 29 at the Elizabeth D. Rockwell Pavilion. Dean Lisa German addressed the gathering with a message of appreciation for excellence in service, innovation and dedication shown by the Libraries’ exceptional group of professionals. The Dean’s Library Advocate Award [...]

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 [...]