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"I Just Want Something Good to Read!"
by Pat Ensor - Last Updated Apr 4, 2013
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.
ACC 4306 - Ethical Accounting Practices
by Pat Ensor - Last Updated Jan 23, 2014
This guide supports the research conducted in UHD's accounting ethics class. It focuses on Sarbanes-Oxley, Dodd-Frank, and case studies of accounting ethics violations, such as Enron and Worldcom.
Accounting
by Pat Ensor - Last Updated Jan 15, 2014
This guide spotlights UHD Library and selected Web resources in accounting and tax research.
Tags: business, companies, financial
BA 3300-Business Cornerstone
by Shawn Anderson, Pat Ensor - Last Updated Apr 17, 2014
This is a guide to assist students in locating information for their Business Cornerstone Go/No Go country assignment.
Tags: class guide
BA 3301 - Legal Environment of Business
by Pat Ensor - Last Updated Jan 9, 2014
This guide highlights information resources needed for business law research, including sources on industry regulation at the federal, state and local levels. It also provides resources for company and industry research.
Biography
by Pat Ensor - Last Updated Dec 19, 2013
This guide spotlights UHD Library resources providing biographical information about famous and/or historical figures.
College Student Success and Retention
by Pat Ensor - Last Updated Dec 19, 2013
This guide provides links to books, journal articles and other information regarding college student success and retention.
Core Curriculum 2014
by Pat Ensor - Last Updated Jan 23, 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 Jan 9, 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 Dec 20, 2013
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
Economics
by Pat Ensor - Last Updated Dec 21, 2012
This guide spotlights UHD Library and selected Web resources in economics research.
Finance and Investing
by Pat Ensor - Last Updated Mar 13, 2013
This guide spotlights UHD Library and selected Web resources in finance and investing research.
Financial Literacy
by Pat Ensor - Last Updated Dec 20, 2013
This guide highlights library resources and selected Web sites on personal finance and self-help.
Financial Ratios
by Pat Ensor - Last Updated Feb 21, 2013
This guide highlights the UHD Library resources available for obtaining industry and company ratios, as well as company financial information.
Tags: averages, benchmarks, financial statements
High-Impact Educational Practices
by Pat Ensor - Last Updated Mar 27, 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
Honors Programs in Higher Education
by Pat Ensor - Last Updated Dec 20, 2013
This guide provides links to books, journal articles and other information regarding honors education programs at colleges and universities.
Journal Quality Evaluation
by Pat Ensor - Last Updated Apr 7, 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
MBA 6212 - Managerial Economics
by Pat Ensor - Last Updated Feb 20, 2013
This guide highlights sources of industry and other statistics time series useful in calculating demand functions.
UHD Information
by Pat Ensor - Last Updated May 5, 2011
This guide spotlights UHD Library and Web resources, as well as people, that deal with UHD topics often relevant to student projects.
 

Biography

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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