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Pharmacy



I. Purpose:
To support teaching and research through the doctoral level in the fields of pharmacy, pharmaceutical chemistry, pharmacology, and pharmacy administration. Concern for the study of the pharmaceutical sciences centers in the College of Pharmacy, but certain aspects of the subject are of interest to students and faculty in chemistry, nursing, nutrition and biological sciences.

II. General Collection Guidelines:

A. Languages: The primary language of collection is English, but materials in other languages are acquired selectively. Translations into English are preferred whenever available.

B. Chronological Guidelines: Emphasis is on current developments.

C. Geographical Guidelines: The focus is the United States in areas of practice, administration and jurisprudence. For general advances in the field, geographical guidelines are not applicable.

D. Treatment of Subject: Lower and upper division textbooks and popular materials are acquired selectively.

E. Types of Material: Dictionaries, encyclopedias, compendia, government publications; loose leaf and microform services, and pharmacopoeias; and transactions and proceedings of congresses and symposia are acquired. Theses and dissertations from other institutions and audio-visual materials are generally excluded.

F. Date of Publication: Generally, only materials published in the last ten years are collected, except for older standard titles and limited serial backfiles.

G. Other General Considerations: Other sources of pharmaceutical information are available in the libraries of the Texas Pharmaceutical Association, the Library of the Texas Medical Association, and from such state agencies as the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. The collections of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio are available to graduate students and faculty. Relevant subjects are also treated in the Chemistry, Medicine, and Biological Science Statements.

III. Observations and Qualifications by Subject and LC Class:

Subject LC Class Location CDP [NCIP] Collecting Level Bibliographer
Pharmacology & Therapeutics (See Footnote 1) RM Life Science C [3] Pharmacy
Exceptions: Nurses Manuals RM 125 PCL (MAIN) - See Nursing Statement
Other Theraputic Procedures RM 182-190
PCL (MAIN) - See statement for Medicine
Clinical Nutrition RM 214-258
Chemistry - See Human Ecology Statement
Physical, Occupational & Other Therapies RM 695-844
PCL (MAIN) - See statement for Medicine
Radio therapy RM 845-862
Life Science A [1] Pharmacy
Cryotherapy, Electrotherapy & Rehabilitation RM 863-931 PCL (MAIN) - See statement for Medicine
Pharmacy (See Footnote 2) RS Life Science C [3] Pharmacy
Exception: History of Pharmacy RM 41-101
RS 61-88
Life Science A [1] Pharmacy

Footnote 1 :
Including physiological actions, mechanisms and effects of drugs in relation to disease; toxicology of drugs and other substances; experimental chemotherapy.

Footnote 2:
Areas of particular interest are pharmacy as a profession, pharmacy practice and management, pharmacy education, pharmacy administration, medicinal chemistry, pharmacognosy, psychopharmacology, drug delivery & dosage forms, and pharmaceutics

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