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

May, 2012 – Issue 10

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Library’s Website Goes Mobile

The Health Sciences Library’s website is now available in a mobile form for your mobile device!

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New and Noteworthy

This month we introduce a new section to our newsletter. “New and Noteworthy” is a column created to feature the latest mobile resources or updates to key resources that may be of interest to our readers. In this issue, we highlight:

What’s New in PubMed

The Best Medical Apps

Read more to access full reviews to the NLM Bulletin and iMedicalApps.

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In the Spotlight

This month’s “In the Spotlight” highlights the new Sage journal package, UpToDate, in addition to 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.

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Liaison and Outreach Updates:

The library has been busy promoting its liaison and outreach services with exhibitions, a contest, and story hours in public libraries.

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Library FYI

The library provides more than just classes and access to databases. We also house a leisure reading section located on the first floor. 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 continues to distinguish themselves with awards, contributions to scholarly publishing, and even by completing a marathon!

Read more for details.

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