News from the Libraries

News from the Libraries

Briscoe Buddies – February 14

Stressed and need puppy love? Come see June and Angel, Briscoe Library’s own therapy dogs on Friday, February 14, 2020. They will be on the 5th floor, right outside the P.I. Nixon Historical Library.

Don’t worry if you can’t make this visit, Briscoe Buddies will be a monthly occurrence at the library. See our event calendar for future sessions.

June and Angel are certified therapy dogs and are available for other campus visits. For more information on booking the Briscoe Buddies library therapy dog team for your event, contact Andrea Schorr at 210-567-2440/schorr@uthscsa.edu or Dana Whitmire at 210-567-2464/whitmired@uthscsa.edu.

 

Image of Research – Win Up To $600!

Briscoe Library’s 3rd Annual Image of Research Photography Competition is now open! Submit your photo through March 13th, 2020 for a chance to win up to $600. This is an opportunity for UT Health San Antonio students, faculty, and staff from all five schools to capture, share, and present the essence of their research in a single visual image. This competition and its accompanying exhibition showcase the UT Health community’s creative visual conceptualization of their research.

1st Place: $400
2nd Place: $300
3rd Place: $200
IPE Award: $600
Faculty/Staff Award: $400

Visit library.uthscsa.edu/2019/11/ior2020 for more info.

2018 1st Place Winner – Jaclyn Merlo

2019 1st Place Winner – Kristina Andrijauskaite

Full House for Nixon Lecture by Ronald M. Stewart, MD, FACS

The Friends of the P.I. Nixon Medical Historical Library Lecture Series continued in the new year with a full house for speaker Ronald Stewart, MD, FACS on the topic History of EMS and Trauma Systems. Dr. Stewart graduated from medical school and completed his surgical residency at UT Health at San Antonio. Following residency, he completed a two-year Trauma and Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis. He currently serves as the UT Health Professor and Chair/Dr. Witten B. Russ Chair in Surgery. Since 1996 Dr. Stewart has served as the Board Chair of the Southwest Texas Regional Advisory Council for Trauma. In May 2000, Governor George W. Bush appointed Dr. Stewart to the Governor’s Emergency Medical Services and Trauma Advisory Council where he has served since that time. He currently is the Vice Chair and the senior member of the Council. He served as the chair of the South Texas Chapter of the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma for six years and followed for another six years as the ACS COT Region VI Chief (Texas, New Mexico, Louisiana, and Arkansas). He currently serves on the national ACS Committee on Trauma.

Next in the series of lectures is the Experiences of a Congenital Heart Surgeon with speaker John Calhoon, M.D. on Wednesday February 12th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the Howe Conference Room, 5th floor of Briscoe Library. Register here.

Help Us Name Our New Space!

Our new library entrance area is finally nearing completion! Now all it needs is a name. Please drop by the library to give us your suggestion.

Coming soon to the area will be a Keurig coffee machine and microwave. You’ll be able to bring your own K-cup and food of your choice to enjoy while studying or just hanging out with friends and colleagues.

 

Featured New Books/E-books for January 2020

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For a list of the newest titles at the Briscoe Library click here.

Purchase suggestions?
Complete the online Purchase Suggestion Form or contact
Andrea N. Schorr, Associate Director of Resource Management.

 

Register Now! Lecture – History of Cardiac Surgery

Friends of the P.I. Nixon Lecture Series

 

Experiences of a Congenital Heart Surgeon

Wednesday, February 12, 2020, 6:00 PM

UT Health San Antonio, Briscoe Library

John H. Calhoon, MD

Register Here!

News from the Libraries December 2019

The December issue of News from the Libraries is now available. For links to individual articles, see the table of contents below.

Surprise Visit to the Library

Winter Break Hours

Submit Your Photo for the Image of Research

Here’s An Idea…

See all past issues of News From the Libraries



Surprise Visit to the Library

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.

Winter Break Hours

Briscoe Library is accessible 24 hours a day, 365 days a year for all UT Health San Antonio students, faculty, and staff. Even if the doors are closed and locked, you still have access to the facilities by using your UT Health ID card to swipe into the building. During Winter Break, our public hours are as follows:


Monday


December 23



8 am – 5 pm

Tuesday

December 24

Christmas Eve

CLOSED

Wednesday

December 25

Christmas Day

CLOSED

Thursday

December 26*

University Holiday

CLOSED

Friday

December 27*

Mission Critical Day

8 am – 5 pm

Saturday

December 28

CLOSED

Sunday

December 29

CLOSED

Monday

December 30


8 am – 5 pm

Tuesday

December 31


8 am – 5 pm
Wednesday

January 1 2020

New Year’s Day

CLOSED

Thursday

January 2 2020

Resume Regular Hours

7 am – 9 pm

This is also a reminder that due to the planned campus-wide power outage, Briscoe Library will be completely closed beginning Friday, December 20th at 5pm through Monday, December 23rd at 6am. There will be no card swipe access into the building during this time, so please plan accordingly. Thank you for your patience and understanding!

Submit Your Photo for the Image of Research

Briscoe Library’s 3rd Annual Image of Research Photography Competition is now open! Submit your photo through March 13th, 2020 for a chance to win up to $600. Stop by Briscoe Library to view the winners from the 2018 and 2019 competitions!

1st Place: $400
2nd Place: $300
3rd Place: $200
IPE Award: $600
Faculty/Staff Award: $400

Visit library.uthscsa.edu/2019/11/ior2020 for more info.

2019 1st Place Winner – Kristina Andrijauskaite
2019 2nd Place Winner – Elliott Moss & Alexander Hutchinson