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Books and Bytes with Sandra Zalman and Dietmar Froehlich scheduled

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At 5 pm on March 9th Associate Professor of Art History Sandra Zalman will discuss her book, Modern in the Making: MoMA and the Modern Experiment, 1929–1949 with moderator Natilee Harren.  

Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/94006444547?pwd=NVFJZXpCTS83ZWM0b01GMjE3cDdidz09

Meeting ID: 940 0644 4547
Passcode: 563896

At 5 pm on March 23rd Associate Dean of the College of Architecture and Design Dietmar Froehlich will discuss his book, The Chameleon Effect:  Architecture’s Role in Film with moderator Maria Elena Solino.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/94700826288?pwd=WHFNZEp0UzdPemt4RndHNzhrbGdhUT09

Meeting ID: 947 0082 6288
Passcode: 634791

  

New Library Book Drop in the Arts District

General Announcements, New Resource, New Service

Have a book to return and don’t know where to go? Look no further, a new book drop bin has been installed on the first floor of the School of Art. The project finalized late January and is now open to the public.

Spring Pop-Up Library Programming

General Announcements, New Resource, New Service, Planned Down Time, Special Event or Display

The Architecture, Design, and Art Library proudly announces their virtual pop-up programming. Each pop-up consists of curated art books on-view & fun prize drawings. So come and join in!

POP UP ART LIBRARY SCHEDULE

02.05

Pop-up Library & Showcase

Theme: Black History Month

Via Social Media

02.12

Special Pop-Up Library

Theme: Valentine’s Day

Via Social Media

03.08

Special Pop-Up Library

Theme: International Women’s Day

Via Social Media

04.16

Special Pop-Up Library

Theme: Spring

Via Social Media

05.07

Special Pop-Up Library

Theme: Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Via Social Media

05.14

Special Pop-Up Library

Theme: National Photography Month

Via Social Media

Updated Spring Hours

General Announcements

The Architecture, Design, and Art Library is now open with new hours until further notice. See new hours & details below.

New Hours of Operation 

Monday-Friday – 11am – 3pm

Saturday-Sunday – by appointment (Contact cwessinger@uh.edu to request or send the request here.)

***Please create an appointment with 24 hours in advanced.  Short notices will be taken into consideration, but not guaranteed.***

Holiday Hours

January 18th- Closed

Mode of service

  • The general library spaces will continue to be closed to patrons.
  • The service desk will be open in order to provide the following services.
  • Borrowing of library materials
  • Scan requests
  • Research assistance requests
  • Information and basic library instruction
  • Scans and in-depth research assistance will be delivered online.
  • Patrons may return library materials through the drop-box on the interior wall only.

Requests & Services

The library staff will continue taking requests from UH patrons and distribute any physical material by appointment, mail or send scans via email. Please submit all your requests (book pick-up/holds, scanning, or mailing) using our library request form. Only items from our collection are eligible. Items from other libraries, please visit here. Shipments will continue to be made weekly with limited staffing. We appreciate your patience.

Research assistance

  • Staff members may provide limited research assistance at the service desk, if circumstances are optimal.
  • Most research assistance will be provided virtually.
  • Patrons may request assistance with class and faculty research at archlib@uh.edu.

Reserves

  • The library staff will provide e-reserves, as usual.
  • Pdf’s will be created on request
  • Library staff will link pdf’s and e-materials to Blackboard pages, or deliver them electronically to instructors, who may deliver them via another platform.
  • We will not provide physical reserves (books/dvd’s/etc.) at this time because of potential health risks.  We will, however, make scans of readings from books that instructors require.

For questions or concerns, please email us at archlib@uh.edu.

 

Service outage scheduled January 17th.

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On Sunday, January 17th at 5am we will be performing maintenance to our UPS system in the server room. Due to the nature of this particular maintenance we will have to shut down all servers until the work is complete. We plan to be back online by 5pm that day. All resources including the library websites, course reserves, interlibrary loan, database sites etc. will be unavailable during this outage.

Books and Bytes event recordings available

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Topic: Books and Bytes with Reto Geiser
Date: Sept 17, 2020 04:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)https://uofh-my.sharepoint.com/:v:/g/personal/cwessing_cougarnet_uh_edu/Ea6b5dUk0TpGrsPo21tcaNwBC2gHtw4Hg5jB5d8rBdRLIw?e=dUgdZV  (University of Houston only)

Topic: Books and Bytes with Ronnie Self
Date: Oct 23, 2020 01:45 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
https://zoom.us/rec/share/ZY8fWHHRksUs50XDVLU3-28BwzgtfnWmrUKmEc990_8OQo-q-LVvgmsFhiQFTIOB.-WGDyLPqv6b4t080 Passcode: 61&M%UAr

Topic: Books and Bytes with Gail Peter Borden
Date: Nov 19, 2020 04:46 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
https://zoom.us/rec/share/ARuwTQ0ctmP8_c0Mq0-2hQa-kZtOJ0mlN4-SinAPCuA01Ts0rY9i1hpsykzAkjNc.pmpSzrgjZkVJaXoP Passcode: 3+.d0%gc

Topic: Books and Bytes with Natilee Harren
Date: Dec 4, 2020 04:39 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
https://zoom.us/rec/share/oyYGlanzddDtbVTM_6KXBEJtmRPj0buAbrs-sdn4QES0alI5AfTQDsxJC5o-kykQ.NRvsahTmJJXZ3OCQ Passcode: $a$@c$7u

Books and Bytes with Natilee Harren 12/4/20

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The Architecture, Design, and Art Library presents Books + Bytes with guest speaker Natilee Harren at December 4, 2020, at 5pm.

Natilee Harren is an Assistant Professor of Art History at the Katherine G. McGovern College of the Arts.  She will discuss her experience researching, writing and publishing Fluxus Forms:  Scores, Multiples and the Eternal Network.  A discussion will follow, moderated by Bruce Webb, Professor Emeritus of the Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design.

Join Zoom Meeting

https://zoom.us/j/92123074889?pwd=OFAvOFZhTlBqenFsSW9RRnZXeWJ3dz09

Meeting ID: 921 2307 4889

Passcode: 865726

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+13462487799,,92123074889# US (Houston)

New Holiday Hours and Services

General Announcements, New Service, Planned Down Time

The Architecture, Design, and Art Library will open by appointment starting December 5th until further notice.

Requests

The library staff will continue taking requests from UH patrons and distribute any physical material by appointment, mail or send scans via email. Please submit all your requests (book pick-up, scanning, or mailing) using our library request form. Only items from our collection are eligible. Items from other libraries, please visit here. Shipments will continue to be made weekly with limited staffing. We appreciate your patience.

Appointment Hours

Weekdays: 9am-3pm

Saturdays: 11am-5pm

Sundays: 9am-1pm

***Please create an appointment with 24 hours in advanced.  Short notices will be taken into consideration, but not guaranteed.***

Holiday Hours

November 26th-29th: Closed

December 24th- January 3rd: Closed

January 18th-Closed

For questions or concerns, please email us at archlib@uh.edu.

 

Books and Bytes with Gail Peter Borden 11/19/20

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The Architecture, Design, and Art Library presents Books + Bytes with guest speaker Gail Peter Borden at November 19, 2020, at 5pm.

Gail Peter Borden is the Director of Graduate Studies at the Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design.  He will discuss his experience researching, writing and publishing monographs.  He is the author of New Essentialism: Material Architecture, Material Precedent: the Typology of Modern Tectonics, Process: Material and Representation in Architecture, and others.    A discussion will follow, moderated by Director of Undergraduate Studies Rafael Beneytez-Duran.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/96238691435?pwd=QTNBN2dibjgycEx0VTZTcURCcXEwQT09

Meeting ID: 962 3869 1435
Passcode: 498932
One tap mobile
+13462487799,,96238691435# US (Houston)

 

 

Books and Bytes with Ronnie Self 10/23/20

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The Architecture, Design, and Art Library presents Books + Bytes with guest speaker Ronnie Self October 23, 2020 at 2pm.

Ronnie Self is a professor of architecture at the Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design.  He will discuss his experience researching, writing and publishing his book, The Architecture of Art Museums.  A discussion will follow, moderated by UH Coordinator of Art History Sandra Zalman.

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