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January 2018 Book Club at UH

November 22, 2017 – 9:51 AM

University of Houston Libraries and the UH Women and Gender Resource Center will co-sponsor the January 2018 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 Student Center North Room 201, on January 12 at noon, to discuss Option B: Facing […]

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New READ Posters Feature UH Faculty

November 21, 2017 – 11:56 AM

Newly promoted and tenured faculty and librarians at the University of Houston recently posed with their favorite books for the UH READ campaign. Launched in 2016 by dean of Libraries Lisa German, the campaign celebrates reading and supports the Libraries’ vision of a community nurtured by curiosity and creativity that drives lifelong learning and scholarship. […]

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Paws and Relax Fall 2017

November 14, 2017 – 10:24 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, December 4: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. (concurrent with Finals Mania) 106-T and Liaison Services, behind Red Elevators Tuesday, December 5: 7:00 […]

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New Exhibition: The Art of Valentin Gertsman

November 8, 2017 – 9:04 AM

A new exhibition will open at the University of Houston Libraries in November. Image and Imagination: The Art of Valentin Gertsman honors the life and work of Dr. Valentin Gertsman (1925 – 2013). Gertsman was a Russian-American surgeon who enjoyed a distinguished second career as a fine arts photographer. With an abstract and poetic vision, […]

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New Exhibit: Anarcha-Feminist Zines and Alternative Press of the 1970s

October 31, 2017 – 8:04 AM

A new exhibit will open at the University of Houston Libraries in November. Anarcha-Feminist Zines and Alternative Press of the 1970s, curated by Nancy Agin Dunnahoe of Wild Dog Archives, celebrates a collection of 1970s second-wave feminist and anarcha-feminist works collected or created by Henry Weissborn and generously donated by Wild Dog Archives to UH Special […]

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Boost the Impact of Your Research with Cougar ROAR

October 26, 2017 – 12:34 PM

October 23 – 29, 2017 marks the 10th Annual International Open Access Week, organized by the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC). The initiative highlights the power of Open Access to broaden the impact of research and scholarship. University of Houston Libraries offers Cougar Research Open Access Repositories (ROAR), home of the University’s Institutional […]

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2017 Promotion and Tenure Recognition

October 25, 2017 – 12:11 PM

The University of Houston Libraries and the UH Office of the Provost celebrated the accomplishments of newly promoted and tenured faculty and librarians at a reception held in the MD Anderson Library Elizabeth D. Rockwell Pavilion this month. The UH Promotion and Tenure Recognition Program was created to honor faculty and librarians who have recently […]

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New Audio Story on ’77 National Women’s Conference

October 25, 2017 – 6:59 AM

A new exhibit at the University of Houston Libraries will open on November 5. The Spirit of Houston: A Retrospective 40 Years in the Making celebrates the 40th anniversary of the 1977 National Women’s Conference, the historic event held in Houston, Texas at which over two thousand delegates from 50 states and 6 territories, as […]

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Evocative Video Collection of Houston History Now Available Online

October 18, 2017 – 9:27 AM

Thanks to a TexTreasures grant funded by the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS), over 500 unique archival KUHT Collection videos have been digitized and are now available online. Emily Vinson, audiovisual archivist in University of Houston Libraries Special Collections, collaborated with colleagues* to realize the project goal of preserving and making accessible a […]

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Digital Research Commons Call for Projects

October 18, 2017 – 8:10 AM

The University of Houston Libraries Digital Research Commons invites members of the UH community to submit proposals for sponsored projects to run for the remainder of the academic year 17-18. The DRC is a new physical and intellectual space within the UH Libraries committed to collaborating with researchers on projects involving digital techniques across the […]