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

September, 2011 – Issue 6

Featured Articles:

Library Launches Virtual Tour Video

The Library recently launched a state-of-the-art virtual tour to promote its services. Read more…

Enter “Name that Librarian” for a Chance to Win

Can you guess which librarian narrated the Library’s new virtual tour video? LSU Health Shreveport faculty, staff, and students that guess correctly will be entered into a drawing to be held in October as part of our National Medical Librarians Month celebration. Read more…

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In the Spotlight

This month’s “In the Spotlight” features updated information regarding consumer health information available in the PELICAN health record; a new look for the Library’s online catalog; and access information for MICROMEDEX and the online version of the Oxford English Dictionary.

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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Liaison and Outreach Updates

The Library is currently partnering with the Feist-Weillar Cancer Center to deliver consumer health information through the public library system. The Library also continues its liaison program through the Library Consult service and the Writing Consultants service.

Read more…

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Library FYI

Read more for information regarding the upcoming Library closures for the holidays.

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Library Faculty and Staff News

Our Library bids farewell to one of its staff members, and the faculty keep busy during the LSU Health Shreveport orientation season.

Read more for details.

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