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

July, 2012 – Issue 11

Featured Article:

Shakespeare GraphicNew Library Exhibit Features a Shakespearean Perspective on Medicine

The library is pleased to host “And There’s the Humor of It”: Shakespeare and the Four Humors. This exhibit, developed by the National Library of Medicine, will be on display in the library from July 2 – August 11, 2012.

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New and Noteworthy

This month we highlight the new format PubMed has recently implemented for limiting search results. Also, The Latest in Medical Apps highlights a free “ibook” available for the iPad and the latest in note-taking apps.

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In the Spotlight

This month we explain how patrons can use the “LSUHSC-S Electronic” link in PubMed to access ScienceDirect articles .

Read more here for a detailed explanation. 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. Plus, you can find out here how to schedule a class to learn about TOXNET, the National Library of Medicine’s database for toxicology, environmental health, and related fields.

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Liaison and Outreach Updates:

The LSU Health Shreveport librarians will collaborate with the Feist-Weiller Cancer Center Clinical Trials Department on an upcoming event entitled, “Ask the Expert:  Inherited Breast and Gynecologic Cancers.”  The event will be held at the Broadmoor branch of the Shreve Memorial Library.

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Library FYI

The library has scheduled upcoming holiday closures for the summer. Read more to see details on this and the latest compliments received from satisfied patrons.

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Library Faculty and Staff News

The library says goodbye to one of its faculty members, and welcomes a student intern for the summer. Library faculty also published an article, received grant awards, and made several presentations at the national Medical Library Association meeting in Seattle, WA.

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