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    • Can a UX Department Really Make a Difference? 

      Vacek, Rachel; Kolah, Debra (2017-04-03)
      When a library is truly invested in UX, with total awareness of and buy-in on user-centered thinking, its staff more readily embrace UX principles and have more empathy. However, creating a user-centric culture can be ...
    • Collecting to the Core--Physics 

      Fosmire, Michael; Kolah, Debra (2012)
      Column Editor’s Note: The “Collecting to the Core” column highlights monographic works that are essential to the academic library within a particular discipline, inspired by the Resources for College Libraries bibliography ...
    • The Evolving World of E-Science, A report of the IATUL conference, 2010. 

      Kolah, Debra (2011)
      Debra Kolah attended a conference of the International Association of Scientific and Technological University Libraries at Purdue University. This is her brief report and recommendations.
    • FIRES 

      Kolah, Debra (2010)
      The Houston Zoroastrian Association Library is the new center for the FEZANA Information Research & Education Systems. FIRES is a collection of Zarathushti books, manuscripts, literature, magazines and scholarly research.
    • Information Portals: A New Tool for Teaching Information Literacy Skills 

      Kolah, Debra (2010)
      Librarians at Rice and Purdue Universities created novel assignments to teach students important information literacy skills. The assignments required the students to use a third-party web site, PageFlakes and NetVibes, ...
    • Master Class: Mastering the Art of User Experience 

      Kolah, Debra (2015)
      Session Abstract: It's time to rethink what we know about gathering user data, going beyond surveys and other traditional methods to engage our users in deep conversations around the way they do research in order to develop ...
    • Science Librarians Analysis of the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics: The Work of Saul Perlmutter, Brian P. Schmidt, and Adam G. Riess 

      Kolah, Debra; Fosmire, Michael (2012-03-12)
      The Nobel Prize in Physics in 2011 was awarded to scientists from two different research collaborations that independently and contemporaneously discovered from observations of distant supernovae that the universe's expansion ...
    • Science Librarians Analysis of the 2011 Prize in Physics 

      Kolah, Debra; Fosmire, Michael T. (2012-03-12)
      The Nobel Prize in Physics in 2011 was awarded to scientists from two different research collaborations that independently and contemporaneously discovered from observations of distant supernovae that the universe's expansion ...
    • UX Toolbox:Using Ethnography to Design Library Services for Scientists 

      Kolah, Debra (2013)
      Ethnography of scientists can provide a rich framework to provide insights to create actionable results that inform library services for research scientists. Learn a brief history of ethnographic work done with scientist ...