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News from the Libraries - October 2010

News from the Libraries - October 2010

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News from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Libraries, October 2010. This issue continues information about Harry Potter's World, One Community One Book, library classes, and more.
News from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Libraries, October 2010. This issue continues information about Harry Potter's World, One Community One Book, library classes, and more.

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October 2010
Rajia Tobia,Executive Directorof Libraries
(210) 567-2413tobia@uthscsa.edu
San Antonio
(210) 567-2400
Circulation Desk 
(210) 567-2440
Information Desk 
(210) 567-2450
(210) 358-3939
(210) 567-2450
(956) 365-8850
(956) 523-7404
In the news this month:
Photos by Walter Creech.
, a photo by Sarah Stayer, is part of the Student Global Health PhotoExhibition, on display in the Briscoe Library Information Commons through the endof November. For more information about the exhibit,go to 10. 
October 2010
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October has the distinction of being National Pizza Month,National Pickled Pepper Month, National Spinach Lovers Month, but did you know that October is also
National MedicalLibrarians Month
?Medical librarians are information professionals who supportuniversities, hospitals and other health care organizations intheir mission to teach the next generation of health careproviders, advance health through research, provide excellence inclinical care, and offer service to communities. At the UT HealthScience Center, librarians teach classes to students on resourcesfor evidence-based practice, manage the Briscoe Library and four branch libraries, handle licensing and access to over 16,000electronic journals and databases, serve as the official recordsmanager and archives depository for the university, provideservice on university committees, design and mount exhibits, andoffer information services to our campus communities
inaddition to many other duties.By serving as a Resource Library within the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, the service reach of the UT Health ScienceCenter Libraries goes beyond the UTHSC campuses to 32counties in South Texas served by outreach, educational, andinterlibrary loan services provided by UT Health Science Centerlibrarians and library assistants.Please join us in celebrating National Medical Librarians Month by letting us know in a few words
What Your Library and  Librarians Mean to You
Please go to
 and let usknow what medical libraries and librarians mean to you in yourdaily life.
 Do you use journals and databases? Check-out books?  Study in the library? Ask librarians for assistance
when you can’t find the information you need? 
 Has one of our librarians helped you with EndNote or  Refworks, records management, or a computer issue?  Did we cancel your favorite journal (yes, we want tohear the bad as well as the good)? Teach a class for your students? Help with a grant application? Serve on a committee with you? 
Let us hear from you!Rajia TobiaExecutive Director of Libraries
October is National Medical LibrariansMonth
Help us celebrate
To celebrate National MedicalLibrarians Month, we invite you to be our guests in the BriscoeLibrary on October 28 from 8:30to 10:30 a.m. for coffee, tea and breakfast treats.
October 28 is also “Library Snapshot Day,” sponsored by the
Texas Library Association. Pleasetake time to have your photo taken while you are here . We hope to see you!
Graphic courtesy of the Medical Library Association
 8th Annual Frank Bryant, Jr., M.D.Memorial Lecture inMedical Ethics
Speaker: RebeccaSkloot, author
The Immortal LifeOf Henrietta Lacks
 Friday, October 1512:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Reception and Book Signing:
1:30 PM
 Health Science Center Auditorium7703 Floyd Curl DrSan Antonio, TX
 Lecture telecast live to the RAHC in Harlingenand the Laredo Regional Campus
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October 2010
One Community/One Book 2010: Calendar of Events
This program was made possible in part with a grant from Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National  Endowment for the Humanities.
October Book Discussions
 When: Friday, October 1
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Where: Location on RSVPFacilitator: Penelope BorchersRSVP to: Penelope Borchers, borchers@uthscsa.edu 
 When: Tuesday, October 5
12noon-1:00 p.m. Where: Howe Room,5th floor, Briscoe Library Facilitator: Rajia TobiaRSVP to: Rajia Tobia,tobia@uthscsa.edu 
 When: Wednesday, October 6
12 noon-1:00 p.m.
 Where: Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute
 Facilitator: Helen SorensonRSVP to: Helen Sorenson,sorenson@uthscsa.edu 
 When: Thursday, October 7 
12 noon-1:00 p.m. Where: RAHC, 313A (Faculty Lounge), 3rd floorUT Pan American Library Facilitator: Dr. Johnny D. Short
 When: Monday, October 11
12 noon-1:30 p.m. Where: Room 432FFacilitator: Donald J. Dudley, M.D., Professor,Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology 
 When: Monday, October 11
6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Where: Anaqua Room (2.03.08), UC Phase II, UTSA (map)  Facilitator: Carley R. BachRSVP to: Carley R. Bach,carley.bach@gmail.com 
 When: Wednesday, October 13
6:00 p.m. -8:00 p.m. Where: Ramirez Library,RAHC Library Classroom 1.132Facilitator: Martin HechanovaRSVP to: RAHC Library,rahclibrary@uthscsa.edu 
Online Book Discussion: Join anytime!
 Where:http://library.uthscsa.edu/bookclub/ Facilitator: Luke Rosenberger
Science Communication Workshop
 Human(e) Research
Your responsibilities as a scientist 
 When: Tuesday, October 12
 3:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Where: Medical School Room 309LReception to follow, hosted by the Graduate Dean
Dr. Michael Lichtenstein:
 History of human
subject research: “the ugly, the bad, and thegood” 
 Dr. Joseph Schmelz
Director, InstitutionalReview Board:
 Human research at the UT 
 Health Science Center: “working together” 

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