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Welcome to the Special Collections & Archives Research Guides home page!

This page will provide you with general information about using the unique materials in Special Collections. 

If you don't find what you are looking for here, visit the Special Collections web site.


Subject Librarians

Architecture & Planning: Vince Lee

Carey C. Shuart Women's Archive and Research Collection: Vince Lee

Contemporary Literature: Julie Grob

Hispanic Collections: Lisa Cruces

Houston & Texas History: Vince Lee

Houston Hip Hop: Julie Grob

Houston History Archives: Terry Tomkins-Walsh

Mehra Collection: Mary Manning

Performing Arts: Pat Bozeman

Rare Books: Pat Bozeman

University Archives: Mary Manning

USS Houston & Military History: Valerie Prilop


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Writing and Presentation Help

Athletics Library Guide
by Kerry Creelman - Last Updated Feb 20, 2014
Resources for student athletes and the busy UH student.
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Avoiding Plagiarism
by Irene Ke - Last Updated Jul 9, 2014
Not sure what constitute plagiarism and how to avoid it? This guide provides tips, examples and exercises.
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Citation Management Tools
by Ashley Lierman - Last Updated Jul 17, 2014
Resources and assistance for users of EndNote, EndNote Web and RefWorks
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Citation Styles
by Kerry Creelman - Last Updated Jul 24, 2013
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by Christina Gola - Last Updated Jan 8, 2014
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EndNote Web
by Christina Gola - Last Updated Jul 2, 2014
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Evaluating Sources
by Christina Gola - Last Updated Oct 17, 2013
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Graduate Student Research Page
by Christina Gola - Last Updated Jul 31, 2013
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LaTeX Walkthrough
by Shawn Vaillancourt - Last Updated Jan 4, 2014
Information to help you get started with LaTeX.
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Presentation Skills
by Lee Andrew Hilyer - Last Updated Nov 26, 2013
Resources and assistance for preparing and delivering high-quality, effective presentations.
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by Christina Gola - Last Updated Jul 2, 2014
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Undergraduate Research Paper Help
by Kerry Creelman - Last Updated Jul 30, 2013
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Special Collections Research Guides

Use Research Guides to find help with subject-specific research, class assignmetns, writing and presentation, and other aspects of the research process.

Manuscript Books
by Julie Grob - Last Updated Oct 17, 2013
A guide to original manuscripts in the UH Libraries' Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts Collection, plus resources for learning more about manuscripts.
89 views this year
Primary Sources for Mexican American Art and Humanities Research
by Lisa Cruces - Last Updated Mar 7, 2014
A resource center for finding and accessing archival resources (images and text) specific to Mexican-American Studies, Latin America, and the Hispanic Communities of Houston and greater Southwest.
109 views this year
Printed Books 1450-present
by Julie Grob - Last Updated Oct 17, 2013
A guide to printed books in the UH Libraries' Special Collections, plus resources for learning more about printing history.
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