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We invite you to help us build the University of Texas Library collection!

In the next year, the University of Texas Libraries will add more than 100,000 volumes to its collection, which will support the learning, research and knowledge of our 50,000 students and more than 3,000 faculty and researchers.

Your involvement will help improve the UT experience for our students; provide needed resources for our faculty; and impact research that will change the world.

It’s easy…by selecting one or more items from the list below and making a contribution that will purchase the item(s) of your choice. In recognition of your passion for providing resources for our students and faculty, we will list your name or name you designate (for honorees or memorials) in the online catalogue record for the item you purchased.

The wish list below includes items that have been identified by our librarians and faculty as important resources needed for instruction and research. This list is by no means everything that faculty have requested.

We hope that you take a few moments to review the list and find an item that excites you or one that you feel UT should have. The list can be sorted so that you can find something of interest conveniently.

Thank you for contributing to the future of our University!

If you have questions about a specific item or subject area, please call Gregory Perrin, assistant director for development at 512-495-4349 or email at perring@austin.utexas.edu.

 
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  • expand-retractEncyclopedia of Human Nutriti...
  • Books
  • Nutrition
  • $3196
  •   donate
  • Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition: 2013

    This encyclopedia contains signed articles with bibliographies written by an international group of distinguished academics, research scientists, and food-industry professionals. The alphabetical entries cover the scientific, political, and social aspects of nutrition. Among the subjects included are individual nutrients and foods, anatomy and physiology, nutritional therapy for diseases and conditions, and subjects such as nutritional management of refugees, nutrition education, religious customs, and folklore. Appendixes with charts of weights and measures, nutritional allowances, and nutritional content of foods appear in each volume. In-depth coverage of the scientific, political, and social aspects of nutrition set this work apart from other reference sources in the field.

    This outstanding reference source is needed to update the collection. We have the 2005 edition.

    • Publisher
    • Elsevier Academic Press
    • Vendor
    • GOBI
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    • donate
  • expand-retractEncyclopedia of Complexity & ...
  • Books
  • Engineering
  • $5700
  •   donate
  • Encyclopedia of Complexity & System Science:

    The Encyclopedia of Complexity and Systems Science provides an authoritative single source for understanding and applying the concepts of complexity theory together with the tools and measures for analyzing complex systems in all fields of science and engineering. The science and tools of complexity and systems science include theories of self-organization, complex systems, synergetics, dynamical systems, turbulence, catastrophes, instabilities, nonlinearity, stochastic processes, chaos, neural networks, cellular automata, adaptive systems, and genetic algorithms.

    Examples of near-term problems and major unknowns that can be approached through complexity and systems science include: The structure, history and future of the universe; the biological basis of consciousness; the integration of genomics, proteomics and bioinformatics as systems biology; human longevity limits; the limits of computing; sustainability of life on earth; predictability, dynamics and extent of earthquakes, hurricanes, tsunamis, and other natural disasters; the dynamics of turbulent flows; lasers or fluids in physics, microprocessor design; macromolecular assembly in chemistry and biophysics; brain functions in cognitive neuroscience; climate change; ecosystem management; traffic management; and business cycles.

    • Courses Supported
    • Aerospace Engineering, Computer Science, Math
    • Publisher
    • Springer
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  • expand-retractEdward Elgar : Concerto for V...
  • Books
  • Music
  • $120
  •   donate
  • Edward Elgar : Concerto for Violoncello and Orchestra. Facsimile :

    Facsimile of autograph score (Royal College of Music, London). Reproduces numerous colored corrections and additions, as well as preparations for the printed score and last minutes changes.

    Valuable addition to our existing collection of facsimile scores of great work. Useful to both musicologists and performers.

  • expand-retractDictionary of Chemistry / Dic...
  • Books
  • Chemistry
  • $450
  •   donate
  • Dictionary of Chemistry / Diccionario de Quimica.: 2008

    This is an in-depth English-Spanish dictionary of chemistry with over 70,000 entries.

    This book will benefit Spanish-speakers and translators.

    • Courses Supported
    • Spanish, Chemistry
    • Publisher
    • Editorial Castilla la Vieja
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    • donate
  • expand-retractDesire, Drink and Death in En...
  • Books
  • Humanities
  • $100
  •   Regina & Tom Nichols
  • Desire, Drink and Death in English Folk & Vernacular Song, 1600-1900: 2008

    This much-needed book provides valuable insights into themes and genres in popular song in the period c. 1600-1900. In particular it is a study of popular ballads as they appeared on printed sheets and as they were recorded by folk song collectors. Vic Gammon displays his interest in the way song articulates aspects of popular mentality and he relates the discourse of the songs to social history. Gammon discusses the themes and narratives that run through genres of song material and how these are repeated and reworked through time. He argues that in spite of important social and economic changes, the period 1600-1850 had a significant cultural consistency and characteristic forms of popular musical and cultural expression. These only changed radically under the impact of industrialization and urbanization in the nineteenth century. The book will appeal to those interested in folk song, historical popular music, ballad literature, popular literature, popular culture, social history, anthropology and sociology.

    This is regarded as an essential book on folk and vernacular songs.

    • Courses Supported
    • Music, Pop Culture, Social History, Anthropology, Sociology
    • Author
    • Vic Gammon
    • Publisher
    • Ashgate
    • Donor
    • Regina & Tom Nichols
  • expand-retractCosi fan tutte. Facsimile
  • Books
  • Music
  • $200
  •   donate
  • Cosi fan tutte. Facsimile:

    Full color reproduction of the score now divided between several European libraries. In three volumes.

    Valuable addition to our existing collection of facsimile scores of great works. Useful to both musicologists and performers.

  • expand-retractContributions to Indian Socio...
  • Electronic Media
  • Sociology
  • $865
  •   Martha Selby
  • Contributions to Indian Sociology:

    This is a key journal for Indian social science.

    This resource provides online access requested by faculty to an important resource supporting Asian Studies and Sociology.

    • Courses Supported
    • Sociology, Asian Studies
    • Donor
    • Martha Selby
  • expand-retractComprehensive Medicinal Chemi...
  • Books
  • Chemistry
  • $5500
  •   donate
  • Comprehensive Medicinal Chemistry II: 2007

    This resource presents a different view of medicinal chemistry through personal accounts by eminent scientists describing their lifetime experiences in the field. It also illustrates 14 case studies of successful drug discovery and development.

    This new edition has been refocused to reflect the significant developments and changes over the past decade in genomics, proteomics, bioinformatics, combinatorial chemistry, high-throughput screening and pharmacology, and more.

    • Courses Supported
    • Medicinal Chemistry Principles, Advanced Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmacology
    • Publisher
    • Elsevier
    •  
    • donate
  • expand-retractComprehensive Heterocyclic Ch...
  • Books
  • Chemistry
  • $9995
  •   donate
  • Comprehensive Heterocyclic Chemistry III: 2008

    Comprehensive Heterocyclic Chemistry III (CHEC-III) is a new 15-volume reference work, which provides the first point of entry to the literature for all scientists interested in heterocyclic ring systems.

    This set is a key encyclopedic addition to the literature on heterocyclic chemistry, bringing up to date two earlier sets on this topic.

    • Courses Supported
    • Chemistry
    • Publisher
    • Elsevier
    •  
    • donate
  • expand-retractComprehensive Glycoscience: F...
  • Books
  • Chemistry
  • $1995
  •   donate
  • Comprehensive Glycoscience: From Chemistry to Systems Biology: 2007

    Carbohydrates are an important part of life and are present in bacteria, fungi, viruses, yeast, plants, animals and humans. The rapid expansion of chemistry and glycobiology over the last few years has provided many new, imaginative and efficient techniques, which provide further insight into the structures and biological interactions of carbohydrates and glycostructures. This work has a very broad scope and will appeal to a wide audience as it explores the interactions between biology, chemistry and molecular biology towards understanding, synthesizing and developing glycoproteins, glycolipids, proteoglyans and polysaccharides, which are important molecules in nature for controlling health and disease and food and feed.

    This resource includes extensive coverage of the rapidly expanding field of glycoscience, the study of carbohydrates and carbohydrate-containing substances.

    • Courses Supported
    • Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Pharmacy
    • Publisher
    • Elsevier
    •  
    • donate
  • expand-retractCoffee, a bibliography: A gui...
  • Books
  • Reference
  • $1070
  •   Anonymous
  • Coffee, a bibliography: A guide to the literature on coffee: 2002

    This is the first comprehensive modern bibliography of coffee and its surrogates. It is a unique reference work listing some 15,000 imprints relating to every aspect of coffee from the past to the present. This edition was limited to 1200 copies. The resource includes two volumes totaling 1687 pages with numerous illustrations.

    This book represents a comprehensive guide to a food product that changed social interaction and trade on both sides of the Atlantic. It spread from Africa to Italy and thence to the Americas, where it became one of the most important cash crops for the Caribbean and Central and South America.

    • Courses Supported
    • Atlantic history and trade, Latin American business and economics, European and American café societies, Food History
    • Author
    • Richard von Hundersdorff
    • Publisher
    • Hunersdorff, London.
    • Vendor
    • Hundersdorff, London
    • Donor
    • Anonymous
  • expand-retractChina Academic Journals (CAJ)...
  • Electronic Media
  • Economics
  • $7958
  •   donate
  • China Academic Journals (CAJ) J series (Economics):

    This resource includes backfiles of full text selected Chinese journals on the subject of economics from 1994-2008.

    This is an important full text database to support research.

    • Courses Supported
    • Chinese Studies, Asian Studies, Economics, Business, Government, Public Affairs
    • Vendor
    • Eastview
    •  
    • donate
  • expand-retractChina Academic Journals (CAJ)...
  • Electronic Media
  • Asian Studies
  • $4478
  •   donate
  • China Academic Journals (CAJ) J series:

    This is a subscription of full text selected Chinese journals from 1915-1993. The price listed is for a two- year subscription.

    This is an important full text database to support research.

    • Courses Supported
    • Chinese Studies, Asian Studies, Social History, Education
    • Vendor
    • Eastview
    •  
    • donate
  • expand-retractChina Academic Journals (CAJ)...
  • Electronic Media
  • Asian Studies
  • $11949
  •   donate
  • China Academic Journals (CAJ) H series (education/Social sciences). Current archive (1994-2008):

    This represents backfiles of full text selected Chinese journals from 1994-2008 on the subjects of social sciences and education.

    This is an important full text database to support research.

    • Courses Supported
    • Chinese Studies, Asian Studies, Social History, Education
    • Vendor
    • Eastview
    •  
    • donate
  • expand-retractCheckerboard Films Complete C...
  • Special Collections
  • Art and Architecture
  • $150
  •   donate
  • Checkerboard Films Complete Catalog:

    50 films on DVD. Subjects range from Architecture, Art and Photography to Music and Literature.

    To enhance the DVD offerings in the arts and humanities.

  • expand-retractCentury Project (CJP) J serie...
  • Electronic Media
  • Economics
  • $4200
  •   donate
  • Century Project (CJP) J series : Economics:

    This database contains backfiles of full text selected Chinese journals on the subject of economics from 1915-1993.

    This is an important full text database to support research.

    • Courses Supported
    • Chinese Studies, Asian Studies, Economics, Business, Government, Public Affairs
    • Vendor
    • Eastview
    •  
    • donate
  • expand-retractCentury Project (CJP) G serie...
  • Electronic Media
  • Social Sciences
  • $3360
  •   donate
  • Century Project (CJP) G series : Politics (archive):

    These are backfiles of full text selected Chinese journals from 1915-1993 on the subject of politics.

    This is an important full text database to support research.

    • Courses Supported
    • Chinese Studies, Government, Public Affairs, Asian Studies
    • Vendor
    • Eastview
    •  
    • donate
  • expand-retractCentury Project (CAJ) H serie...
  • Electronic Media
  • Asian Studies
  • $11200
  •   donate
  • Century Project (CAJ) H series (education/Social sciences). Current archive (1915-1993):

    This represents backfiles of full text selected Chinese journals from 1915-1993 on the subjects of social sciences and education.

    This is an important full text database to support research.

    • Courses Supported
    • Chinese Studies, Asian Studies, Social History, Education
    • Vendor
    • Eastview
    •  
    • donate
  • expand-retractBreast Cancer: Prognosis, Tre...
  • Books
  • Nursing
  • $300
  •   donate
  • Breast Cancer: Prognosis, Treatment and Prevention:

    This volume compiles all the latest research findings along with the most innovative clinical diagnosis and treatment guidelines into one cohesive, comprehensive resource for physicians.

    It delivers the most up-to-date data on therapeutic strategies, prognostic and predictive factors, and prevention strategies - including the beneficial role of physical activity in the treatment and prevention of breast cancer. The volume also examines the biological, genetic, and molecular pathways linked to the development and progression of breast cancer-including new information on the mechanisms involved in carcinogenesis.

    • Courses Supported
    • Nursing, Pharmacy
    • Publisher
    • Taylor & Frances
    • Editor
    • Jorge R. Pasqualini
    •  
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  • expand-retractBlu-Ray Disc Player
  • General Equipment
  • Science and Math
  • $600
  •   donate
  • Blu-Ray Disc Player:

    This Blu-Ray DVD player will provide a high quality viewing experience at our Science Study Breaks and other events.

    This player will enhance Science Study Breaks and other library outreach public events.

    • Courses Supported
    • All
    •  
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