Maxine L. Silva Magnet High School for Health Care Professions - LIBRARY
"Knowing I lov'd my books, he furnish'd me, from mine own library with volumes that I prize above my own dukedom." William Shakespeare - The Tempest
Welcome to the library.
Set in the heart of south-central El Paso and part of the
El Paso Independent School District,
Silva Magnet High School for Health Care Professions is El Paso's first exemplary high school offering a full
curriculum emphasizing health care issues.
The high school's library is an integrated library offering access to information
across the curriculum.
Silva was built and designed to be a "school-within-a-school", and is part of the Jefferson High School complex.
Check out Jefferson High School's library web site at:
JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL LIBRARY.
For additional links to various sites on various topics, click REFERENCE LINKS PAGE
WHAT THE LIBRARY OFFERS:
1) Internet access via the Rio Grande Free-Net
2) Three cd-rom databases:
(SIRS, EBSCO, and INFOTRAC Health Reference Center Academic)
3) Full interlibrary loan with schools across EPISD
4) Book and video access through Scholar Online (card) Catalog
and much more.
About the library staff and student helpers:
Silva Library's clerical staff: Neomi Villalobos.
The Silva library also has many competent and skilled student helpers. Due to the changing number of student helpers, not all
the names may be listed. This list will be updated on a regular basis.
The current student helpers include - (This will be updated soon.)
Some outstanding past helpers have been (graduation year in parenthesis)
Ronnie Ybarra (1997), Ismael "Balt" Segovia (1997),
Claudia Ivette Rodriguez (1998), Cristina Castaneda (1998)
Adriana Martinez (1999), John Collins (1999)
Silva Magnet High School Library
121 Val Verde
El Paso, Texas 79905
USEFUL LINKS FOR TEACHERS
REFERENCE LINKS PAGE
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HELPFUL MEDICAL LINKS
National Library of Medicine
Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA)
Comparison of Health Information Megasites
Texas Tech University Health Science Center
Center for Disease Control