News from the Libraries

History of Medicine in Poetry

April 7, 2015

Once again in honor of Poetry Month, the History of Medicine Society of the Friends of the P. I. Nixon Medical Historical Library will be meeting in the Howe Conference Room on April 22, 2015 at 6:00 pm to discuss the history of medicine in poetry. UTHSCSA faculty, students, and staff will be reading selected […]

Historical Bexar County Medical Society Membership Records Available Online

April 7, 2015

Last fall the Special Collections of the UT Health Science Center Library received a Rescuing Texas History Grant from the University of North Texas to fund digitization of applications and photographs of members of the Bexar County Medical Association born 1910 or earlier. Many of these records are a unique resource for historical and genealogical […]

Featured New Books for April 2015

April 7, 2015

Advanced topics in forensic DNA typing [electronic resource] : interpretation / John M. Butler. Oxford : Academic Press, 2014. Click here to view the Full Catalog Record Aging [electronic resource] : oxidative stress and dietary antioxidants / edited by Victor R. Preedy. Oxford : Academic Press, 2014. Click here to view the Full Catalog Record […]

News From the Libraries – March 2015

March 4, 2015

The March issue of News from the Libraries is now available.  For links to individual articles, see the table of contents below. Book Giveaway March 5-8 History of Medicine Society Lecture.  Sex Reassignment Surgery:  the Early Years Women’s Health Month Exhibit Historical Book of the Month What’s New in ClinicalKey Featured New Books See all past issues […]

Book Giveaway March 5-8

March 4, 2015

 The Briscoe Library will have a book giveaway March 5th – 8th. The book giveaway will start at 9 a.m. on Thursday March 5th at the entrance of the library, and will continue through Sunday March 8th. Books to be included in the giveaway are old editions withdrawn from the library’s collection, or donations given to the library but not […]

Corinne McLeod to Present Winning Danny Jones History of the Health Sciences Essay

March 4, 2015

Corinne McLeod, MS III and winner of the 2014 Danny Jones History of the Health Sciences Essay Contest, will present her paper at the March 18, 2015 meeting of the History of Medicine Society. Corinne’s paper, entitled Sex Reassignment Surgery: the Early Years, discusses the history of the development of surgery to treat gender dysphoric […]

Featured New Books for March 2015

March 4, 2015

Atlas of human anatomy, 6th ed. / Frank H. Netter. Philadelphia, Pa. : Saunders/Elsevier, c2014. QS 17 N474a 2014. Click here to view the Full Catalog Record Basic & clinical pharmacology, 13th ed. [electronic resource]  / edited by Bertram G. Katzung, associate editor: Anthony J. Trevor. New York : McGraw-Hill Education, 2015. Click here to view […]

What’s new in ClincalKey?

March 3, 2015

is a database which contains a wealth of medical and surgical information. Content includes over 1,000 e-books, over 500 e-journals (including the famous “Clinics” titles), and thousands of videos and images. Also included is point-of-care content from First Consult. Access ClinicalKey through the library’s database page or the library catalog. Here’s what’s new: Click on the cover […]

Exhibition celebrates Black History Month at the Briscoe Library

February 4, 2015

Black History Month, originally established in 1926 as Negro History Week, was observed annually in the second week of February. The intent was to highlight people and events in African American history in order to ensure the physical and intellectual survival of the race. The observance was officially expanded in 1976 to a month-long recognition […]

Art Exhibit on Loan at the Briscoe Library

February 4, 2015

Sheldon P. Braverman, M.D., a practicing ophthalmologist in San Antonio has loaned five paintings to be displayed in the lobby of the Briscoe Library during February in honor of Black History Month. Three oil paintings are part of a collection of work by Dr. Braverman. The subjects he selects are often taken from photographs that […]