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"Heart to Heart"
Dr. James T. Willerson
A letter from Dr. Willerson, President of Texas Heart Institute.

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L&LRC E-News July 2013

     July 2013                                                                    Vol. 14, No. 5

 Cruise on over!
Library & LRC Open House July 16

THI's Library Love BoatYou are invited to drop by the Library Love Boat Open House:

Tuesday, July 16th
1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
C520, Library & LRC

Navigate your way to the 5th floor of the Cooley Building for summer fun on the Lido Deck! 

o   Cake
o   Tours
o   Games
o   Prizes   


You could win a copy of Dr. Denton Cooley's memoir, 100,000 Hearts.

A few words from the Captain ...  
At this year's open house we'll be sailing on the Love Your Heart Boat and you can be a "Life Preserver" and win by answering five questions correctly in our trivia game. Just like last year, we'll have an "Ask the Audience" lifeline available for contestants. The trivia questions will cover topics such as the Texas Heart Institute, the THI Library & Learning Resource Center, Houston, the Love Boat and other cruise ships, Be a life preserver at the open house.and seafaring, along with a few surprises.
your host, Captain Gregg

Join the whole crew at the open house on July 16 and try to win and be a "Life Preserver!" 

P.S. "Gregg's Favorite Healthy Lunches," a guide to good eats in the restaurants and cafes near THI, will be available at our open house.

 What's new on our shelves?

Mechanical Circulatory Support - ISHLT Monograph Series  
The first six volumes of the ISHLT Monograph Series have arrived. This annual publication from the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation covers transplantation issues as well as treatment of end-stage heart disease, and includes one monograph dedicated to mechanical circulatory support, edited by THI's Dr. O.H. "Bud" Frazier.

Stop by the library to take a look at these or other books just added to the collection.  
— Rebecca

What's online?
You might be amazed!
If you haven't checked out the THI website yet or haven't cruised by lately, you might be amazed to find some great resources available, a little something for everyone. Here are just a few for you to try.

o   A classic artificial heart surgery video on THI's YouTube channel.
o   Library & LRC YouTube playlists that support the classes we teach.
o   The latest published research from THI's professional staff.
o   CME courses based on 2013 Cardiology Grand Rounds.
o   News Beats for cardiovascular articles from the popular press.

Talk to any one of us for more tips to online treasures. — Sonya

A Wordle representation of 50 years of THI publications
A Wordle representation of 50 years of Texas Heart Institute publications.

   Library & Learning Resource Center

Sonya Fogg, Manager  ♦  Rebecca Ajtai, Coordinator of Library Services
Gregg Doty, Library Assistant  ♦  Dr. Patrick J. Hogan, Director
L&LRC Hours ♦ Mon. through Fri. ♦ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm     ♦     832-355-9560

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