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February 1998, Week 1


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Wed, 4 Feb 1998 19:56:42 -0500
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Lynn Hoover <[log in to unmask]>
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There are a number of medical libraries around the world that are
exceptionally short of funds but in need of info. that may help save lives
and educate aspiring physicians.  Would this neurologist consider making
his books available to a medical library overseas, in one of the more
impoverished countries where the need is greatest?  If so, he could browse
through International Medical Libraries on the Web Ring:

Sometimes there is funding available to support shipping.

Lynn D. Hoover
The Hoover Associates
Health Information Resources
Pittsburgh, PA
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> From: Medical Library <[log in to unmask]>
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> Subject: Neurology books to give away
> Date: Wednesday, February 04, 1998 5:07 PM
> A retiring neurologist is donating 103 books from his library to the
> hospital.  I do not keep medical books over 10 years.  I have not seen
> his collection, but evidently many are older.  Because some remodeling
> may start soon, the books are going to go directly to storage.  If
> anyone is interested in older books, contact me off the list.   If you
> are looking for specific titles, state those.  If anyone expresses
> interest, I'll try to get a list of titles (perhaps his office has it)
> within a few weeks (if I have to go to the distribution center and
> compile it).  He isn't interested in personally donating to a historical
> collection.  I tried that.  Shipping charges will be worked out
> later.
> Marilyn J. Roe                     [log in to unmask]
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