Librarians




We’re Still Here! Just Virtually…

March 27, 2020

During this difficult time, library liaisons and all other library staff are on the job and ready to help. All library resources are available and services (other than face-to-face, and with a few other exceptions) are fully operational. Librarians and library staff remain available Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm to answer […]


Briscoe Librarians on Predatory Publishing

March 27, 2020

Librarians Emme Lopez and Chris Gaspard published an article entitled, “Predatory publishing and the academic librarian: Developing tools to make decisions” in the Jan-Mar issue of Medical Reference Services Quarterly. Confusion exists around identifying trustworthy journals, especially those without the benefit of name recognition. Authors often turn to their librarian for help determining whether a […]


Congratulations to Library Staff

February 14, 2020

Several Briscoe Library staff members recently reached a milestone in their careers here at UT Health San Antonio.  Join us in congratulating and thanking them for their years of service.   Chris Gaspard – 30 years Associate Director of Liaison Services & Liaison to the School of Medicine Rona Mesa – 30 years Administrative Assistant-Senior […]


Surprise Visit to the Library

December 13, 2019

Library therapy dog June made a surprise visit to the library on Thursday 12/12. Seen here with her pet-parent librarian Dana Whitmire, June is a certified therapy dog with the PAWS organization and will be making regular visits to the UT Health campus in the coming year.


Library Liaisons: Who, What, Where, When

September 13, 2019

WHO Chris Gaspard, MSLS Head of Liaison Services & Liaison to the School of Medicine Jeff Lacy, MLIS Liaison to the School of Dentistry and Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Rebecca Ajtai, MLIS Liaison to the School of Health Professions Emme Lopez, MLS Liaison to the School of Nursing WHAT UT Health Briscoe Library Liaisons […]


Briscoe Library Welcomes Jeff Lacy

July 12, 2019

Jeff Lacy joined Briscoe Library on July 1 as the Library Liaison to the School of Dentistry & the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.  He will work to support faculty and students by integrating library resources in the curriculum, research, and clinical practice.  Jeff has over eighteen years of experience as an academic librarian.  He […]


Stewards of the P.I. Nixon Library

July 12, 2019

“Tucked away on the fifth floor of the Briscoe Library is a room with large windows on its double doors. This allows one to see several objects, including a rhinestone-studded skeleton, sepia portrait of a distinguished gentleman and an entire wall of books. Here, you will meet Andrea Schorr, head of resource management, as well […]