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New book list - January 20, 2020 By date  |  By subject

Below is a list of books the Library has received during the past two months.

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Week of Monday, Jan 13 2020

Operating budget / University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.
[Edinburg, Tex.] : The University,
Z UA700.3 B859 2019/20
Received: 1/14/2020

Week of Monday, Jan 06 2020

Texas Constitution : includes amendments through the November 5, 2019, constitutional amendment election / prepared by the Legal Division of the Texas Legislative Council.
Austin, TX : Texas Legislative Council, [2020]
L1400.4 C766 2020
Received: 1/8/2020

Redistricting law 2020 / prepared by the National Conference of State Legislatures.
Denver, Colorado : National Conference of State Legislatures, [2019]
328.3345 N2135 2020
Received: 1/6/2020
Apportionment (Election law)--United States--States.
Election districts--United States--States.

Parliamentary parallels : a comparison of the similarities and differences of major parliamentary authorities / W. Craig Henry.
Independence, MO : National Association of Parliamentarians, 1997.
328 H396P 1997
Received: 1/6/2020
Parliamentary practice.

The great Texas social studies textbook war of 1961-1962 / Allan O. Kownslar.
College Station : Texas A&M University Press, [2020]
379.156 K849G 2020
Received: 1/6/2020
Social sciences--Texas--Textbooks.
Textbook bias--Political aspects--Texas.
Social sciences--Study and teaching--Texas--History--20th century.
Social sciences--Study and teaching--United States.

Week of Monday, Dec 30 2019

Annual report regarding findings in conducting life safety inspections.
Austin, TX. : State Fire Marshal's Office, 2019.
I1105.8 L626S 2019
Received: 1/2/2020
Fire prevention--Inspection--Texas.
Fire insurance--Texas.

Week of Monday, Dec 30 2019

Modernizing the electric grid : state role and policy options.
Denver, CO : National Conference of State Legislatures, 2019.
343.0929 AN23M 2019
Received: 12/30/2019
Electric power systems--United States.
Electric power distribution--United States.
Electric power transmission--United States.
Energy policy--United States.

Austin, TX : The Committee, [2019]
L1836.86 G286PIU 2019
Received: 12/30/2019
Political ethics--Texas.

Week of Monday, Dec 16 2019

In pain : a bioethicist's personal struggle with opioids / Travis Rieder.
New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2019]
362.29 R442IN 2019
Received: 12/19/2019
Opioid abuse--United States.
Opioid abuse--Treatment--United States.
Drug addiction--United States.
Pain--Treatment--United States.

Illusions of emancipation : the pursuit of freedom and equality in the twilight of slavery / Joseph P. Reidy.
Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2019]
305.896 R27IL 2019
Received: 12/19/2019
Slaves--Emancipation--United States--History.
Slavery--United States--History--19th century.
African Americans--Social conditions--History--19th century.

Elderhood : redefining aging, transforming medicine, reimagining life / Louise Aronson.
New York : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019.
362.60973 AR67EL 2019
Received: 12/19/2019
Older people--Health and hygiene--United States.
Aging--United States.
Aging--United States--Psychological aspects.
Aging--Social aspects--United States.
Aging--United States--Public opinion.
Older people--Medical care--United States.
Older people--United States--Social conditions.

SunriseSunset : solargraphs from Plum Creek / Bill Wittliff ; foreword by Kate Breakey ; essay by Keith Carter.
College Station : Texas A&M University Press, 2019.
779.092 W582S 2019
Received: 12/16/2019
Photography, Pinhole--Exhibitions.
Photography, Artistic--Exhibitions.

The essential J. Frank Dobie / edited and with an Introduction by Steven L. Davis.
College Station : Texas A & M University Press, [2019]
818.5209 D297ES 2019
Received: 12/16/2019
Authors, American--20th century--Biography--Humor.
Folklorists--United States--Biography--Humor.

Week of Monday, Dec 09 2019

Regional differences in the drugs most frequently involved in drug overdose deaths : United States, 2017 / by Holly Hedegaard, et al.
Hyattsville, Md. : U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, [2019]
362.6 H358 2019
Received: 12/13/2019
Drugs--Overdosage--United States--Statistics.

Official souvenir program of the National Democratic convention : held at Houston, Texas, June 26, 1928.
[Houston] : [Standard Print. and lithographing Co.], [1928]
329.3 D39O 1928
Received: 12/13/2019

Demographic analysis, September 1, 2018-August 31, 2019 / prepared by Pearson VUE.
Austin, Texas : Pearson VUE ; Texas Department of Insurance, [2019]
I1100.3 D396AN 2019
Received: 12/12/2019

Firefighter fatality investigations : annual report FY 2019 / Orlando P. Hernandez, State Fire Marshal.
Austin, Tex. : The Office, 019.
I1105.8 F514F 2019
Received: 12/12/2019
Firefighter fatalities.
Rescue operations.

The art of Texas : 250 years / edited by Ron Tyler.
Fort Worth, Texas : TCU Press, [2019]
709.764 T971AR 2019
Received: 12/9/2019
Art, American--Texas.
Art, American.

Dreams of El Dorado : a history of the American West / H. W. Brands.
New York : Basic Books, 2019.
978.02 B734D 2019
Received: 12/9/2019
Frontier and pioneer life--United States.
HISTORY / United States / State & Local / West (AK, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NV, UT, WY) bisacsh
Discoveries in geography.
Frontier and pioneer life.
Territorial expansion.
Frontier and pioneer life--United States.

Week of Monday, Dec 02 2019

Texas ethics laws: an annotated guide to lobby and campaign finance laws in Texas/ Andrew Cates.
328.33 C283T 2019
Received: 12/4/2019
Political ethics--Law and legislation--Texas.
Lobbying--Law and legislation--Texas.
Financial disclosure--Law and legislation--Texas.
Nepotism--Law and legislation--Texas.

Week of Monday, Nov 18 2019

Implementation of acute and long-term services and supports system redesign for individuals with intellectual or developmental disability : as required by Texas Government Code, Section 534.054 / Health and Human Services.
[Austin, Tex.] : Health and Human Services Commission, [2017]
H375.8 IM7D 2017
Received: 11/22/2019
Nursing home patients--Texas.
Developmentally disabled--Services for--Texas.
People with mental disabilities--Services for--Texas.

Report on the Harris County mental health jail diversion pilot program for fiscal year 2016 : as required by Senate Bill 1185, 83rd Legislature, Regular Session, 2013 / Health and Human Services Commission.
[Austin, Tex.] : Health and Human Services Commission, [2016]
H375.8 H24M 2017
Received: 11/22/2019
Prisoners--Mental health services--Texas.
Mentally ill offenders--Texas.

Interoperability for Texas : powering health 2016 / as required by H.B. 2641, 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015.
[Austin, Tex.] : Health and Human Services Commission, [2016]
H375.8 IN8P 2016
Received: 11/22/2019
Internet in medicine--Texas.
Medical records--Technological innovations--Texas.
Medical records--Access control--Texas.
Medical records--Texas--Data processing.

Report on the jail-based competency restoration pilot program, first quarter fiscal year 2017 : as required by 2016-17 General Appropriations Act, H.B. 1, 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015 (Article II, Department of State Health Services, rider 70.
[Austin, Tex.] : Health and Human Services Commission, [2016]
H375.8 J199C 2016
Received: 11/21/2019
Prisoners--Mental health services--Texas.
Mentally ill offenders--Texas.

Equitable practices for Texas systems : as required by the [House Bill (H.B.) 1], 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015 (Article II, Health and Human Services Commission, Rider 64 / Center for Elimination if Disproportionality and Disparities.
[Austin, Tex.] : Texas Health and Human Services Commission, [2016]
H375.8 EQ59P 2015
Received: 11/21/2019
Medical care--Texas.
Finance, Public--Texas.

13 : the Alamo book of days.
Valparaiso, IN : Native Sun Productions/ELF, 2011.
Received: 11/21/2019