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

January, 2013 – Issue 14

Featured Article:


Calling All Artists for “Art from the Heart of LSU Health Shreveport”

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Calling all artists! The inaugural “Art from the Heart of LSU Health Shreveport” juried art show will take place from April 8 – May 31, 2013 in the Medical Library.


Read more for details.

New and Noteworthy

In this issue’s New and Noteworthy section, we highlight a new drugs interactions app released by Micromedex 2.0.

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In the Spotlight

STAT!Ref has added a few new customization features for its subscribers. These changes include a means for mobile and remote access and changes to the user interface.

Read more here for a detailed explanation of this issue’s spotlights. 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’s 2013 class schedule includes in-depth classes on AccessMedicine, AccessEmergencyMedicine, and AccessSurgery, and a new book discussion class for medical students.

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Liaison and Outreach Updates:

The library features its latest contest winner, and continues to contribute to the community through partnerships with the Shreve Memorial Library and the Feist-Weiller Cancer Center.

Always wanted to star in your own music video? Read further to see how to enter the Memmys and have your music video featured on LSU Health Shreveport’s YouTube channel!

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Library FYI

Despite the upcoming Martin Luther King, Jr. and Mardi Gras holidays, the library currently has no scheduled closures. 

Read more to see details on this and the latest compliments received from satisfied patrons.

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Library Faculty and Staff News

Our library appoints a new director, who also contributed to the revision of the American Medical Informatics Association’s Code of Professional and Ethical Conduct.

Read more for details.

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