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News from The Libraries — July 2012

Student and Synthesizer

An exhibit opening in July provides a glimpse into Applied Neuroanatomy, a student-led elective for MS-1s that was offered in the Spring of 2012. Find the story in this issue.

Welcome new residents!

Library classes for July and August

Applied Neuroanatomy: Exhibit showcases MS-1 elective course offering

Briscoe Library participates in the 2nd Annual San Antonio CHW/Promotor(a) Summit

Librarians in the news

Making way for improvements at the Briscoe Library

On the Origin of Species: A treasure of the P. I. Nixon Medical Historical Library

Drug Information Portal now available for mobile devices

New to the shelves of the Briscoe Library

Looking for a summer read? Explore the Leisure Reading Collection at the Briscoe Library

America’s libraries: Did you know?

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News from The Libraries — June 2012

Ex Votos

Everyday Miracles: Medical Imagery in Ex-Votos is an exhibit produced by the National Library of Medicine. Everyday Miracles will be on display in the Ramirez Library in Harlingen through June 16.  Ex-Votos can also be viewed online at

Did you know?  The Libraries by the numbers

Everyday Miracles:  On display at the Ramirez Library through June 16

NN/LM SCR classes coming to the Ramirez Library in June

Library classes for June and July

Updates to off-campus access and ILLiad logins

Access e-journals quickly on your smartphone or tablet at the Briscoe Library

In the history of medicine — Early ophthalmology text turns 500 this year

Joint Texas A&M – UT System library facility will house low-circulation books

New Information Services hours at the Briscoe Library

New to the shelves of the Briscoe Library

Summer reading recommendations

Former student visits childhood home of Henrietta Lacks

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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


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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