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New book list - December 9, 2019 By date  |  By subject

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

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Economics of land & energy

Protecting historic coastal cities : case studies in resilience / edited by Matthew Pelz.
College Station : Texas A&M University Press, [2019]
333.917 P369P 2019.
Received: 11/12/2019
Coastal zone management.
Historic preservation.
Historic buildings--Conservation and restoration.
Buildings--Natural disaster effects.
Natural disasters--Gulf Coast (U.S.) .block 333.917 P369P 2019

General considerations

Regional solid waste grants program funding report : fiscal years 2014/2015 / Texas Association of Regional Councils.
[Austin, Tex. : Texas Association of Regional Councils, 2015]
352.009 T313M 2014/2015.
Received: 10/16/2019
Refuse and refuse disposal--Texas.

Regional solid waste grants program funding report : fiscal years 2014/2013 / Texas Association of Regional Councils.
[Austin, Tex. : Texas Association of Regional Councils, 2013]
352.009 T313M 2012/2013.
Received: 10/16/2019
Refuse and refuse disposal--Texas.

Law

Researching Texas law / by Brandon D. Quarles, Director of the Law Library and Professor of Law, Baylor Law School; Matthew C. Cordon, Director of the Legal Writing Center and Professor of Law, Baylor Law School.
Buffalo, New York : William S.Hein & Co., Inc., 2019.
340.09764 Q27R 2019.
Received: 11/12/2019
Legal research--Texas.

Military, tax, trade, industrial law

Social media law in a nutshell / Ryan Garcia (adjunct professor of law, University of Texas School of Law), Thaddeus Hoffmeister (professor of law, University of Dayton School of Law).
St. Paul, MN : West Academic Publishing, [2017]
343.7309 G165S 2017.
Received: 11/12/2019
Social media--Law and legislation--United States.
Online social networks--Law and legislation--United States.

Other social problems & services

Border land, border water : a history of construction on the U.S.-Mexico divide / C.J. Alvarez.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2019.
363.6 AL86B 2019.
Received: 10/30/2019
Building--Mexican-American Border Region.
Public works--Political aspects--Mexican-American Border Region--History.
Waterworks--Mexican-American Border Region--History.
POLITICAL SCIENCE--Public Affairs & Administration.
Building.
Ecology.
Waterworks.

Political process

Color coded : party politics in the American West, 1950-2016 / Walter Nugent.
Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, [2018]
324.2730978 N896C 2018.
Received: 11/15/2019
Party affiliation--West (U.S.)--History--20th century.
Political culture--West (U.S.)
Voting research--West (U.S.) .block 324.2730978 N896C 2018

Schools & activities; special education

Technology counts, 2016 : transforming the classroom / Education week.
Bethesda, MD : Editorial Projects in Education, c2016.
371.334 T226 2016.
Received: 10/10/2019
Educational technology--United States.
Computer-assisted instruction--United States.

Quality counts 2017 : under contruction: building on ESSA's K-12 foundation / Education week.
Bethesda, MD : Editorial Projects in Education, c2017.
371.1 Q25 2017.
Received: 10/10/2019
Educational accountability--United States.

Secondary education

Diplomas count : reaching higher / Education week.
Bethesda, MD : Editorial Projects in Education, c2016.
373.73 D625 2016.
Received: 10/10/2019
High school graduates--United States.
High school students--United States.
College preparation programs--United States.

Social welfare problems & services

Surprise medical billing in the South : a balancing act.
Atlanta, Ga : Southern Legislative Conference, Council of State Governments, c2019.
362.1 M786B 2019.
Received: 11/4/2019
Medical care, Cost of--Southern States.
Health insurance--Southern States.

South central United States

Texas devils : Rangers and regulars on the lower Rio Grande, 1846-1861 / Michael L. Collins.
Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, Ã2008.
976.44905 C694T 2008.
Received: 10/21/2019
Mexicans--Texas--Lower Rio Grande Valley--History--19th century.
Culture conflict--Texas--Lower Rio Grande Valley--History--19th century.
Frontier and pioneer life--Texas, South.
Frontier and pioneer life--Texas--Lower Rio Grande Valley.
Culture conflict.
Ethnic relations.
Frontier and pioneer life.
International relations.
Mexicans.

A crooked river : rustlers, rangers, and regulars on the lower Rio Grande, 1861-1877 / Michael L. Collins.
Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, [2018]
976.405 C694C 2018.
Received: 10/21/2019
Reconstruction (U.S.
Frontier and pioneer life--Texas, South.
Frontier and pioneer life--Texas--Lower Rio Grande Valley.
Culture conflict--Texas--Lower Rio Grande Valley--History--19th century.
HISTORY--United States--19th Century.
HISTORY--United States--State & Local--Southwest (AZ, NM, OK, TX) bisacsh
SOCIAL SCIENCE--Discrimination & Race Relations.
Reconstruction (U.S.
Culture conflict.
Frontier and pioneer life.
International relations.

Conflict and cooperation : reflections on the new deal in Texas.
Nacogdoches, TX : Stephen F. Austin State University Press, 2019.
976.4 J765C 2019.
Received: 11/12/2019
New Deal, 1933-1939.

Biscuits, the dole, and nodding donkeys : Texas politics, 1929-1932 / Norman D. Brown ; edited and with an introduction by Rachel Ozanne.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2019.
976.406 B814B 2019.
Received: 11/12/2019

Sam Houston and the Alamo Avengers : the Texas victory that changed American history / Brian Kilmeade.
[New York] : Sentinel, [2019]
976.4 K558S 2019.
Received: 11/12/2019
Governors--Texas--Biography.
Legislators--United States--Biography.

Sesquicentennial yearbook, 1986 / the Sons of the Republic of Texas ; edited by Joseph G. Ginn.
Crosby, TX : Sons of the Republic of Texas, 1986.
976.404 SO57Y 1986.
Received: 10/21/2019

Texas documents

Legislature, RG 100 : records, 1836-1972.
Austin, TX : exas State Library and Archives Commission, 1983.
L1900.8 L524 1983.
Received: 11/8/2019

We the kids : the preamble to the Constitution of the United States / illustrations and foreword by David Catrow.
New York : Puffin, 2005, Ã2002.
YOUNG TEXANS.
Received: 11/12/2019
Constitutional law--United States--Juvenile literature.
Constitutional law--United States.

Texas aquifers study : groundwater quantity, quality, flow, and contributions to surface water / Texas Water Development Board.
Austin, Texas : Texas Water Development Board, [2016]
W600.8 AQ51st 2016.
Received: 10/11/2019
Aquifers--Texas.
Groundwater--Texas.
Water-supply--Texas--Planning.

Vetoes of legislation, 86th Legislature / House Research Organization, Texas House of Representatives.
Austin, Tex. : House Research Organization, Texas House of Representatives, [2019]
L1801.9 ST94 86-4.
Received: 10/11/2019
Veto--Texas.
Bills, Legislative--Texas.
Legislation--Texas.

Citizen's guide to the Texas Legislature.
[Austin, TX] : s.n., [2006]
L1800.8 G941L 2006.
Received: 10/14/2019

Three-share premium assistance programs : report on rider 13, Title VIII, 86th Legislature, Regular Session, 2019 / Texas Department of Insurance.
[Austin, Tex.] : Texas Dept. of Insurance, [2018]
I1100.8 T413P 2018.
Received: 10/14/2019
Medically uninsured persons--Services for--Texas.
Health insurance premiums--Texas.

Three-share premium assistance programs : report required by Senate Bill 1, Article VIII, 85th Legislature, Regular Session, 2017 / Texas Department of Insurance.
[Austin, Tex.] : Texas Dept. of Insurance, [2018]
I1100.8 AM95O 2018.
Received: 10/14/2019
Medically uninsured persons--Services for--Texas.
Health insurance premiums--Texas.

A case study evaluation of the Dallas Men Against Abuse Campaign and related initiatives : as required by H.B. 77, 84th Legislature, Regular Session. 2015.
[Austin, Tex.] : Texas Health and Human Services Commission, 2016.
H375.8 D161A 2016.
Received: 10/14/2019
Intimate partner violence--Texas.
Marital violence--Texas.
Family violence--Texas.

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

Texas Council on Long-Term Care Facility Surveys and Informal Dispute Resolution : as required by Senate Bill 914 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015.
[Austin, Tex.] : Texas Dept. of Aging and Disability Services, [2016]
A850.3 L854D 2016.
Received: 10/15/2019
Older people--Long-term care--Texas.
Long-term care of the sick--Texas.
People with mental disabilities--Institutional care--Texas.
Long-term care facilities--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.

Annual runaway and human trafficking report, fiscal year 2016.
Austin, Tex. : Texas Dept. of Family and Protective Services, [2016]
P3275.8 R87H 2016.
Received: 10/15/2019
Human trafficking--Texas.
Runaway children--Texas.
Runaway teenagers--Texas.

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.

Consolidated behavioral health schedule and exceptional item review, fiscal years 2018-19 : as required by the 2018-19 legislative appropriations request instructions and requested by the Senate Finance Committee / Statewide Behavioral Health Coordinating Council.
[Austin, Tex.] : Texas Health and Human Services Commission, [2016]
H375.8 B394H 2016.
Received: 10/15/2019
Mental health services--Texas.
Finance, Public--Texas.

The Texas Legislature citizen's guide.
[Austin, TX] : s.n., [2006]
L1800.8 C498G 2006.
Received: 10/10/2019

Report on the mental health for veterans grant program : as required by 2016-2017 General Appropriations Act, H.B. 1, 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015.
[Austin, Tex.] : Health and Human Services Commission, [2016]
H375.8 M528 2016.
Received: 10/10/2019
Veterans--Mental health services--Texas.
Veterans--Services for--Texas.

Senate Bill 1831 : a report on state programs not funded by appropriations.
Austin, TX : Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, [2018]
C2600.8 P943N 2018.
Received: 10/10/2019
Budget--Texas.
Finance, Public--Texas.

Combined report on Medicaid managed care provider network adequacy, monitoring, and violations : as required by S.B. 760, 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, and 2016-17 General Appropriations Act, H.B. 1, 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015.
[Austin, Tex.] : Health and Human Services Commission, [2017]
H375.8 M468M 2017.
Received: 10/10/2019
Medicaid--Texas.
Managed care plans (Medical care)--Texas.

Report on benefits of prenatal surgical procedures to treat birth defects : as required by House Bill 606, 84th Legislature, Regular Session. 2015.
[Austin, Tex.] : Texas Health and Human Services Commission, 2016.
H375.8 P917S 2016.
Received: 10/10/2019
Maternal and infant welfare--Texas.
Prenatal care--Texas.

Annual report on implementation of acute and long-term services and supports system redesign for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities : as required by S.B. 7, 83rd Legislature, Regular Session, 2013 and H.B. 3523, 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015.
[Austin, Tex.] : Health and Human Services Commission, [2016]
H375.8 IM7D 2016.
Received: 10/10/2019
Medicaid--Texas.
Nursing home patients--Texas.
Developmentally disabled--Services for--Texas.
People with mental disabilities--Services for--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 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.

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
Medicaid--Texas.
Nursing home patients--Texas.
Developmentally disabled--Services for--Texas.
People with mental disabilities--Services for--Texas.

The legislative process

The 1983 legislative guide to the Third House.
Austin, Tex. : The Bookmaker, Inc., Ã1983.
328.38 L786L 1983.
Received: 11/1/2019
Lobbyists--Texas--Directories.
Legislators--Texas--Directories.
Legislative bodies--Texas--Directories.
Elections--Texas.

Texas ethics laws: an annotated guide to lobby and campaign finance laws in Texas/ Andrew Cates.
2019.
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.

Transportation   Ground transportation

Scoot over : the growth of micromobility and electric scooters in the South.
Atlanta, Ga : Southern Legislative Conference, Council of State Governments, c2019.
388.4 M786S 2019.
Received: 11/1/2019
Local transit--Southern States.