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News from the Libraries - March 2011

News from the Libraries - March 2011

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ews from the UT Health Science Center San Antonio Libraries, March 2011. This issue covers upcoming classes and webinars, historical books online, and more.
ews from the UT Health Science Center San Antonio Libraries, March 2011. This issue covers upcoming classes and webinars, historical books online, and more.

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March 2011
Rajia Tobia,Executive Directorof Libraries
(210) 567-2413tobia@uthscsa.edu
San Antonio
 (210) 567-2400
Circulation Desk
 (210) 567-2440
Information Desk
 (210) 567-2450askalibrarian@uthscsa.edu
(210) 358-3939
 (210) 567-2450
 (956) 365-8850
 (956) 523-7404
In the news this month:
Page 2 Page 3 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7  Page 7  Twelve books from thecollection of the P.I.Nixon Medical HistoricalLibrary can now beviewed online throughthe
Portal to TexasHistory.
Shown here:Major Henry FranklinHoyt, the author of anautobiography,
, published in 1929. Find apartial list, along withlinks to the ebooks, onpage 2. 
February 2011
Page 2
Books from the P.I. Nixon Medical Historical Library can now be viewedonline at
The Portal to Texas History
Web site
A dozen books on Texas and medical history from the collection of the P.I .Nixon MedicalHistorical Library are now available as ebooksthrough the
,anInternet gateway created and maintained by the University of North Texas. In 2008, theNational Endowment for the Humanities(NEH) identified the
Portal to Texas History
asone of the best online resources for education
in the humanities. The Libraries’ contributions
to the
Portal to Texas History
were madepossible by a "Rescuing Texas History" mini-grant awarded to Anne Comeaux, AssistantLibrary Director for Special Collections. Thebooks include:
 (1913) by Dr. Rudolph Menger, complete with many of Menger's own photographs and photo-micrographs of native animal and insect life
(1890) by William Corner, including a historical sketch of the city written by Sidney Lanier
 (1932) by Albert O. Singleton, originally presented as a presidential address to the Texas Surgical Society 
(1895) by C. E. Fisher,an illustrated "medical tourism" guide extolling the virtues of San Antonio's climate, lifestyle and amusementsfor respiratory disease sufferers
 (1929), an autobiography by Henry Franklin Holt, a pioneer who was the first physicianto practice medicine in the Texas Panhandle
(1854) by J. Cam. Massie, a 720-pagereference text on the theory and practice of medicine
 (1958) by Donald Taylor Atkinson, who practiced medicine in ruralTexas and the Oklahoma Indian country before moving to Dallas and San Antonio
(1914) by Charles Dixon, about the work of ridding Bexar County of quacks and nostrumexploiters
 (2nd edition, 1894) by David Cerna, a pharmacological reference textincluding physical characteristics, therapeutic applications and dosages for various synthetic and naturaldrugsLuke RosenbergerDirector of Library Technology and Historical Collections
Queer, Quaint Old San Antonio: Its Climate in Throat and Lung Diseases
(1895): Views of San Pedro Springs andSan Pedro Park.
Dana Whitmire, Electronic Resources/Serials Librarian, has been awarded aHorizon Award to attend the 2011 North American Serials Interest Group(NASIG) meeting to be held in St. Louis, MO, June 2-5, 2011. NASIG is anindependent organization that promotes communication, information, andcontinuing education about serials and the broader issues of scholarly communication.The Horizon Award is given to promising new serials professionals. It coversthe cost of conference registration, three nights lodging, and travel withinNorth America. Recipients of the award are also invited to serve on a NASIGcommittee.Rajia TobiaExecutive Director of Libraries
March 2011
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If you've ever been puzzled by copyright questions, don't miss this opportunity to learn from the copyright experts and to expand your respect for intellectualproperty. Not only will you get answers to your copyright questions but you'llalso learn how to minimize your exposure to illegal content use.This session, produced by the Copyright Clearance Center, features:
The basics of copyright law What is and is not copyright-protectedFair use
what it is and how it worksWhen copyright permission is needed, for both photocopies and electronic contentHow to obtain copyright permission and much moreFor more information, contact Katie Prentice, Head of Education and Information Services, at 210-567-6606or emailprenticek@uthscsa.edu. 
Webinar: Copyright at Work 
Library Collaboratory, LIB 4.074Tuesday, March 22, 20111:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m.
Dana Whitmire receives professional development award fromNorth American Serials Group

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