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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)

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
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+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.

Get Out the Vote initiatives at the Katherine G. McGovern College of the Arts

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Pick a Date, Take a Buddy” is a UH Get Out the Vote Initiative to help voters with a weekly informational guide to register and vote in the November 2020 election.  This initiative includes a weekly update of steps for voters to participate in to check their registration, register to vote, research their ballot online, pick an early voting date, and take a friend to vote on that early voting date.

This initiative began with a Live Virtual Informational Town Hall hosted by KGMCOTA on Friday, September 18, 2020.  The second event an on campus Voter Registration on September 25, 2020, 9AM-5PM.  A Voter Registration table will be set up outside of the Lindall Finley Wortham Theatre.  Anyone is welcome to come register to vote, change your address status,  or check if you are registered.

Contact Karen Stokes or Toni Valle in the School of Theatre & Dance for more information.

UH Students: Share Your Experience of the Coronavirus Outbreak

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UH Students! Share Your Experience of the Coronavirus Outbreak

How to access the Architecture, Design, and Art Library collection

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While the College of Architecture and Design building, which houses the Architecture, Design, and Art Library, remains closed, the library staff will distribute physical library materials to University of Houston students and employees by mail and scanned library materials by email.  UH patrons may contact archlib@uh.edu to request materials from the collection.  Patrons not affiliated with the University of Houston should request materials from their home institution or public library.

 

 

Due dates for Architecture, Design, and Art Library materials have changed

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The College of Architecture and Design building, which houses the Architecture, Design, and Art Library, is closed to the public out of concern for the safety of its students and employees.
DUE DATES FOR LIBRARY MATERIALS
All due dates for the library materials on loan have been changed until 8/31.  Patrons will not be charged late fees.  Students who have checked out library materials will not be kept from graduating, nor will they be kept from registering for classes in the fall.
IF YOU HAVE LIBRARY MATERIALS TO RETURN
Library materials may be returned to the book drop in front the M.D. Anderson Library.

How to return library materials during campus closure

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All books borrowed from the Architecture, Art, and Design Library, as well as other central campus libraries have been renewed until the end of the summer semester.  You can log into your account to check due dates.  Click on the My Account link in the upper right hand of the website.  If you find any of your books are overdue, email the library staff at archlib@uh.edu to request a renewal.

You may return library materials by mail at:

UH Libraries
ATTN:  IAS dept.
4333 University Drive
Houston, TX  77204-2000

You may also place library materials in the book drop between the Student Center and the M.D. Anderson Library  on University Drive.

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