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

March, 2012 – Issue 9

Featured Article:

NIH ImageLibrary Launches New Image Portal

Need an image for an upcoming presentation or lecture? The library has recently created and launched its “Image Databases Portal” featuring databases that allow access to scientific images and graphics.

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In the Spotlight

This month’s “In the Spotlight” highlights the latest updates in PubMed, the new features in DynaMed, and the library’s newest resources .

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

The library continues its monthly orientation sessions on the new MyChart health record. Also, be sure to register for our March classes.

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Liaison and Outreach Updates:

The library will be partnering with the Feist-Weiller Cancer Center and the Shreveport Convention Center to deliver consumer health information through public outreach programs.

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Library FYI

The library is highlighting positive feedback received from satisfied patrons. Read more to see details on this and the library’s upcoming holiday hours.

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Library Faculty and Staff News

The library’s faculty receives a travel stipend to attend the Understanding E-Science: A Symposium for Medical Librarians, and is published in the latest issue of the Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet.

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