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It’s been a week or so since I decided to start this blog and I’ve been happily cataloging my library and figuring out where I want to start. 364 more words


Rare Book Profile: Dell'anatomia, a facsimile of Leonardo da Vinci’s notebook.

Dell’anatomia by Leonardo da Vinci (Rome: TREC edizioni pregiate, 2005) is a compilation of anatomical studies that predate the great anatomy books of the sixteenth century. 344 more words

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New Acquisitions for March 2015

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French-speaking literature and literary prizes outside of France

When we think of French literature, the first names that spring to mind are those of the great metropolitan writers such as Proust or Balzac. But “la francophonie” is not limited to mainland France ; besides overseas territories and parts of Belgium, Switzerland and Canada, French is widely spoken in North West Africa, where France used to be the colonial power. 508 more words


San Antonio Artist and Activist Gene Elder donates journals to UTSA Libraries Special Collections

Gene Elder, local artist and activist, donated 21 volumes of his journals to UTSA Special Collections in 2014. The journals span three decades, beginning with 1970s and continuing through the 1990s. 416 more words

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New Reference Books on Education as of October 2014

Enhancing Adolescents’ Motivation for Science : Research-Based Strategies for Teaching Male and Female Students

Authors                        Lee B. Shumow and Jennifer A. Schmidt

Place of Publication   … 662 more words

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New Reference Books on English Language as of July 2014

Children’s Picturebooks: The Art of Visual Storytelling

Authors                       Robert J. Marzano,

Place of Publication  Boston, MA

Date of Publication    2013

Publisher                   National Geographic Learning/Cengage Learning… 310 more words

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