Library Bits and Bytes

Did You Know…

11 LSU Health Shreveport Health Science Librarians are members of the South Centeral Chapter of the Medical Library Association. This organization allows medical librarians from Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, and New Mexico to connect and learn from one another. To learn more, see the organization’s website:

The History Corner

Mayo Drake's Legacy

Mr. Drake was a respected and integral member of not only the founding faculty of the School of Medicine in Shreveport, but also the medical library profession.

To read more about this issue's history feature, check out the November, 2016 – Issue 31 section of The History Corner page

April, 2011 – Issue 4

Featured Article: Additions to Anesthesiology Resources

The Library is very appreciative to the Department of Anesthesiology, which recently provided funding to add over fifty e-books in anesthesiology and related fields. Read more…

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In the Spotlight

This month’s “In the Spotlight” features information on DynaMed access and additions to our e-journals collection, including electronic access to the back issues of one of our journals.

Read more for this issue’s spotlights on features, resources, and services. To access our resources, visit the Library’s homepage. You will need to download the Virtual Private Network (VPN) for off-campus access.

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Upcoming Classes

As a reminder, the following classes are scheduled for April, 2011.

  • Searching for Quality
  • Cracking the Clinical Code to Provide Excellent Patient Care

Read more for details on locations, times, and registration information.

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Liaison and Outreach Updates

This month, the Library will issue one last call for stories about how our Library has made a difference for you in patient care, research, or education. You can also find out how to contact your department’s Library liaison, and what Library outreach events are scheduled for April. Read more…

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Library FYI

The Library is celebrating National Library Week on April 10-16, and is “going green” in honor of Earth Day. The Library is also scheduled for closure over the Easter holidays.  Read more…

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Library Faculty and Staff News

Three of our Library faculty members have distinguished themselves with awards and a presentation. Read more for details.

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