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 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 […]
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 libraries.
The University of Houston Libraries spring 2017 newsletter is now available online. Inside: UH Special Collections, New Digital Collections, and Librarian News.
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 […]
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 your seat.
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 […]
The University of Houston Libraries has updated twelve group study rooms, thanks to a generous donation. The rooms, located within the MD Anderson Library on the second and third floors in the Red Wing, offer 60-inch monitors with wireless keyboards, wall-mounted AV panels allowing students to connect personal devices, tempered glass whiteboards, and bold accent walls. […]
The Socialist and Communist Pamphlets digital collection includes 40 socialist, communist, and anarchist pamphlets from a larger collection of radical political pamphlets held by the UH Libraries. These are the earliest pamphlets in the collection, dating from 1872 through 1920, the period leading up to and including the Russian Revolution of 1917. Most of the […]
The Recovering the US Hispanic Literary Heritage Project 25th Anniversary Conference will be taking place at the University of Houston from February 9 – 11, 2017. In honor of the Project’s history and collaboration with UH Libraries, Special Collections will be displaying a commemorative exhibit on the second floor of the MD Anderson Library through February […]