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The Texas Bookshelf is for single, specific books' reviews and author interviews . The Texas Parlor ranges more broadly than my other websites. The Young Texas Reader focuses on the youngest through teenagers. Texas Blog Notes surveys blogs of historical and literary interest. I've started a Will's Texana Youtube collecting channel where 1,000 videos are collected in 100 playlists . Find Will in Houston or at willstexana {at} yahoodotcom

Saturday, July 11, 2009

UTSA Library Blog

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Blog of the UT San Antonio Library Archives and Special Collections
Seems that around about last December 2008, UTSA's A&SC started a blog.  Rather pleasantly done too.  It's a mixture of new collections, spotlights on single items of interest, personnel matters, departmental themes, preservation techniques, exhibits, newsclippings, hot links to collections along topical lines, hot links to new collections descriptions, etc.  A good all-purpose media to serve the public with content information, technical news, and provision of mini-exhibits.
At you'll find a departmental self-description
"The Archives and Special Collections Department serves as the Library's repository for primary source materials. The department acquires, catalogs and preserves special collections of rare books and manuscripts chiefly documenting the history of San Antonio and South Central Texas, and additionally holds UTSA's University Archives.
The mission of the Archives and Special Collections Department is to support and enhance the University's instructional, research, and public service activities by providing access to information resources for learning and scholarship to University students, faculty, and staff.
Materials and services are available to UTSA faculty, staff, students, and alumni, as well as to the local, national and international community."

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