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News from The Libraries — May 2012

School Librarians visit the Ramirez Library in Harlingen

Eighteen school librarians from the Rio Grande City Independent School District visited the Mario E. Ramirez, M.D. Library during National Library Week, April 9 – 13.

Library classes for May and June 2012

How to request library classes for your department or office

Self-service checkout of books and journals: Coming to the Briscoe and Ramirez libraries in May!

New library search features: drop down search box

History of Anatomy class visits the P.I. Nixon Medical Historical Library

National Library Week: School librarians remember Dr. Mario E. Ramirez during visit to the Ramirez Library

Sallieann Swanner, Associate Library Director for Systems, will retire May 31, 2012

Library hours on Memorial Weekend

New to the shelves of the Briscoe Library

News from The Libraries — April 2012

Ask Me Why I Hurt- Book cover

The Briscoe Library will host a lunch hour discussion of Ask Me Why I Hurt, April 4 at noon in the Howe Conference Room. The book discussion supports this year’s Community Service Learning Day, which is April 5.

Library classes for April and May

Ask Me Why I Hurt: Join a book discussion on April 4

Faces of Hope: Noon hour program introduces documentary exhibit on San Antonio’s Haven for Hope

April 18: Briscoe and Ramirez Libraries will host Medical Library Association webcast on mobile technologies

TEDMED: Interactive simulcast sponsored by the Association of American Medical Colleges airs April 10-13

In April: Classes provide guidelines for record managers

Librarians in the news

Update on Briscoe Library renovations

Library consolidates reference collection to free up space

New to the shelves of the Briscoe Library


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News from the Libraries – March 2012

Learn how to plan, create and present effective poster sessions. Find the story in this issue of News from the Libraries.

Learn to create and present poster sessions: Three opportunities this month

Library classes for March and April

Barefoot Heart author speaks about migrant experience, education, and achievement

Primary Care Week is March 19-23: “Everyone’s at the table”

Community Service Learning in April: Pediatrician will speak about homeless and at-risk youth

TEDMED will offer opportunities for inspiration, innovation, and imagination

Librarians in the news

Briscoe Library 5th floor: Closed March 12-23

New consumer website: NIH Clinical Research Trials and You

Mobile access to TOXNET is now available

New to the shelves of the Briscoe Library


To view past issues of the News from the Libraries, please see the News Archive.

News from the Libraries – February 2012

Jove-Journal of Visualized Experiments

The Libraries now subcribe to the Journal of Visualized Experiments. Learn more about it in this issue of News from the Libraries.

In the news this month:

Hear Elva Trevino Hart: Author to speak at noon on February 24

One Community/One Book: Find out how you can participate

Library classes for February and March

Chocolate: Exhibit opens February 10

Briscoe Library adds more hours for study

Anne Comeaux earns designation as Certified Records Manager

Featured resource: Journal of Visualized Experiments

New to the shelves of the Briscoe Library

New resources from the National Library of Medicine

News from the Libraries – January 2012

In the news this month:  The staff of The Libraries wishes you the happiest of New Years

Happy New Year!

One Community/ One Book 2012: Facilitator and host training continues on January 11

Library classes for January and February 2012

Redesigned library website debuts over the holidays

eBook and eJournal users: The Libraries have a new link resolver

Linda Levy retires after 20 years of service

MD Consult: Two easy ways to earn CME credit

New to the shelves of the Briscoe Library


News from the Libraries – December 2011

Cover of Barefoot Heart

In this newsletter: The Libraries are pleased to announce that One Community/One Book 2012 recently received the support of Humanities Texas and the National Endowment for the Humanities in the form of a community projects grant award.

In the news this month:

Good wishes for the holidays

Holiday hours

Library classes for December and January

One Community/One Book selection tells stories of migrant life in South Texas

Barefoot Heart- Volunteer to lead a discussion group, and receive the book for free

Briscoe Library Renovations blog- Stay informed about construction in the Briscoe Library

Exhibit: Medical response to the Haiti earthquake 2010

Connective Tissue: Literature and visual arts journal seeks submissions

SCAMeL Libraries Increase Their Interlibrary Lending Rate

NLM honors winners of software development challenge

Patrick Lemelle joins the staff of the Briscoe Library

New to the shelves of the Briscoe Library