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UH Graduate Students Open Forum Series

University of Houston Libraries announces a series of online open forums to be held during the week of July 13. The series, geared toward graduate students, will provide an overview of library services. Librarians will explain how these services are related to graduate study, research, and teaching, and how librarians work with graduate students. 

Registration is NOT required. How to join a Zoom meeting

Monday, July 13, 2020 
10:00 – 10:45 am
Accessing Library Materials and Services
Lee Hilyer, Head of Information & Access Services

The UH Libraries has over 2 million items in its physical collections, and millions more available electronically. In addition, the Libraries offers access to services to help you with your courses, your research projects, and your classes (if you’re a TA). These include equipment, specialized software, and media production facilities. Join Lee Hilyer, Head of Information & Access Services, to learn about accessing the Libraries’ wealth of resources and services.

Join Zoom Meeting:
Meeting ID: 947 8644 8861
Password: 867270

Tuesday, July 14, 2020
10:00 – 10:45 am
How A Subject Librarian Can Help You: Research and More
Lisa Martin, Interim Head of Liaison Services, Coordinator of Outreach and Business Librarian

Did you know that there’s an expert in the library who can provide support for you in your research, teaching, and more? Subject librarians offer research consultations when you need help finding data or resources, provide library information sessions to courses that you teach or attend, and connect you to library services and programs that you need for your success at UH. Join this session to learn how UH subject librarians help graduate students succeed.

Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 994 9458 3556
Password: 363933

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
10:00 – 10:45 am
Teaching Support for Graduate Student Instructors & TAs
Veronica Arellano Douglas, Instruction Coordinator

In this session, the UH Libraries Instruction Team will share instructional resources and services available to graduate student instructors & TAs interested in teaching research skills, critical thinking, and information literacy from a learner-centered perspective. Get innovative teaching ideas, resources, and learn how the librarians could work with you to enrich your teaching.

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Meeting ID: 977 6846 8696
Password: 979560

Thursday, July 16, 2020
10:00 – 10:45 am
Learning about Digital Research at UH
Santi Thompson, Head of Digital Research Services; Taylor Davis-Van Atta, Director of the Digital Research Commons; and Claude Willan, Director of Digital Humanities Services

In this session, the Digital Research Services team will give an overview of the services we offer around digital humanities, publishing, theses and dissertations, and data archiving and sharing. We will introduce the Digital Research Commons, the home for digital research on UH campus, and share details of our fall events series. This session will help introduce you to key research tools and methods as you embark on your careers as emerging scholars.

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Meeting ID: 913 3239 0834
Password: 542573

Friday, July 17, 2020
10:00 – 10:45 am
What does the Library do for your data needs: A conversation with UH Libraries research services
Wenli Gao, Data Services Librarian; Andrea Malone, Coordinator of Research Services

The University of Houston (UH) Libraries is building programs and data-related services to support research that creates and utilizes large amounts of data. In this session, we will discuss the resources and services we provide and share examples of how we have worked with graduate students. We also want to learn what data needs you encounter so that we could tailor our services to fit your needs.

Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 962 3691 3321
Password: 496580

Written by Esmeralda Fisher on June 18th, 2020 and filed under Announcements, Digital Research, Featured, Student Success