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Banned Books Week

September 22, 2017 – 1:19 PM

This week marks Banned Books Week, an annual celebration that highlights free and open access to information. This year’s theme focuses on the importance of the First Amendment, which guarantees the right to read. This celebration is concurrent with National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 through October 15).  Lisa Cruces, Hispanic Collections archivist at the […]

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New Chemical and Bio Sciences Librarian

September 20, 2017 – 12:20 PM

The University of Houston Libraries welcomes Erica Lopez as the new chemical and biological sciences librarian. Please describe your role at UH Libraries and talk about some of your professional goals and/or research areas. I will be the liaison between the library and faculty, staff, and students in the areas of chemistry, biology, and biochemistry. […]

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September Student Art Exhibit

September 19, 2017 – 2:24 PM

The William R. Jenkins Architecture & Art Library is pleased to present new art by student Isaac Farley, on display through October 2017. Artist’s statement: My work is a form of storytelling. I want to tell stories of the lives of everyday people, like my family that is made up of people who were and are workers, […]

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2017-2018 Poetry and Prose

September 13, 2017 – 1:19 PM

The 2017-2018 season of Poetry and Prose: Creative Writers at the University of Houston kicks off on September 20. Now in its 18th year, Poetry and Prose provides a venue for the talented authors and poets of the Creative Writing Program at UH to share their work with the UH and Houston community. The 2017-2018 series line-up […]

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UH Library Movie Night

September 13, 2017 – 11:48 AM

Join UH Libraries for a viewing of the 1987 cult classic Spaceballs, plus special UH archive footage. A UH student ID is required to receive free admission plus free snacks. What: UH Library Movie Night When: Wednesday, September 20 at 7:00 p.m. Where: MD Anderson Library Elizabeth D. Rockwel […]

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UH Libraries Wins Grant to Digitize Documentary Collection

September 13, 2017 – 8:38 AM

University of Houston Libraries Special Collections has received a grant to preserve and digitize documentary interviews on 16mm film. The TexTreasures grant in the amount of ,750 will provide for the digitization of 112 interviews from This Is Our Home, It Is Not For Sale, a documentary collection on the histories of segregation, gentrification, and […]

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September 2017 New Databases

September 11, 2017 – 1:39 PM

The following databases are now available from the University of Houston Libraries: SimplyAnalytics Country and geography information Nexis Uni (recently migrated from LexisNexis academic) Biographies […]

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LinkedIn at the Library This Week

September 11, 2017 – 10:50 AM

The University of Houston Libraries, in partnership with University Career Services, have brought back an event to help students gain a competitive edge using LinkedIn. The event will provide students with the tools and knowledge to maximize their use of the powerful career and networking platform. The free event is open to all UH students. Staff from […]

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Constitution Day 2017

September 11, 2017 – 10:42 AM

Constitution Day is Sunday, September 17, 2017. Get your free pocket Constitution at the MD Anderson Library Ser […]

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UH Special Collections Winter Book Club

September 11, 2017 – 10:01 AM

University of Houston students, staff, faculty, and alumni are invited to join UH Libraries for a discussion of The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson. Readers will gather on Thursday, December 7 from 12 noon – 1 p.m. in the Special Collections Evans Room at the MD Anderson Library. Lunch will be provided but registration is […]