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"I Just Want Something Good to Read!"
by Pat Ensor - Last Updated Jul 10, 2014
Just want to read something for fun? Need to choose an enjoyable book for your class assignment? This guide provides direction to popular fiction and non-fiction books and e-books at UHD Library for leisure and recreational reading.
Core Curriculum 2014
by Pat Ensor - Last Updated Aug 6, 2014
This guide points to information sources on Texas' higher education revised core curriculum to begin in 2014, as determined by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB). Input provided by Lea Campbell, UHD Director of Academic Assessment.
Tags: higher education, student retention, student success
Deepwater Horizon Gulf Oil Spill 2010
by Pat Ensor - Last Updated Jun 11, 2014
This guide provides current and background information about the Deepwater Horizon explosion of April 20, 2010, and the resulting oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Diversity and Equity in Higher Education
by Pat Ensor - Last Updated Aug 20, 2014
This guide spotlights UHD Library and other selected resources on diversity in higher education, including issues of gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, disability, and religion.
Tags: discrimination, higher education, lgbtq, multicultural
High-Impact Educational Practices
by Pat Ensor - Last Updated Oct 28, 2014
This guide spotlights UHD Library and other selected resources in high-impact educational practices, such as first-year seminars, learning communities, service learning, undergraduate research, and capstone experiences.
Tags: high impact, higher education, student engagement, student retention, student success
Higher Education
by Pat Ensor - Last Updated Jun 11, 2014
Honors Programs in Higher Education
by Pat Ensor - Last Updated Jul 15, 2014
This guide provides links to books, journal articles and other information regarding honors education programs at colleges and universities.
Tags: high impact, higher education, student engagement, student retention, student success
Journal Quality Evaluation
by Pat Ensor - Last Updated Aug 6, 2014
This guide provides tips and resources for evaluating journal quality for research and publication purposes. It includes coverage of open access journals.
Tags: open access, publishing, research
Self-Help Tutoring Resources
by Pat Ensor - Last Updated Aug 26, 2014
This is a self-paced tutoring resource that includes e-books, videos, websites, and contact information to campus resources.
Student Success and Retention
by Pat Ensor - Last Updated Aug 20, 2014
This guide provides links to books, journal articles and other information regarding college student success and retention.
Teaching Excellence in Higher Education
by Pat Ensor - Last Updated Jun 27, 2014
UHD Information
by Pat Ensor - Last Updated Jul 7, 2014
This guide spotlights UHD Library and Web resources and people, that deal with UHD topics often relevant to student projects, especially in English 3302.
 

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Pat Ensor received her Masters in Library Service in 1981 from the University of Alabama. While in library school, she served an internship with the IBM Santa Teresa Programming Laboratory Library in Santa Teresa, California, where she first began electronic searching. She is currently the Executive Director of Library Services at the University of Houston-Downtown, where she has been since January, 1999. This follows six years as the Head of Information Services at the University of Houston Libraries and previous positions as Coordinator of Electronic Information Services at Indiana State University and Reference Librarian at California State University, Long Beach.
She is the editor of two editions of the Cybrarian's Manual, an ALA Editions publication, as well as co-editor of Information Imagineering: Meeting at the Interface. She has been the co-editor of electronic serial Public-Access Computing Systems Review and editor of Information Standards Quarterly, the publication of the National Information Standards Organization. She has written and spoken widely about electronic information topics.

Pat Ensor was the president of the Library and Information Technology Association in 2002-2003. She chaired the LITA National Forum Program Committee for 1999 and 2000, and was the founder of the Top Technology Trends Committee.

 
 
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