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, 2013 — Issue 15

Featured Article:


Library Creates New Clinical Decision Making Tools Web Page

The Health Sciences Library has created a Clinical Decision Making Tools page to make it easier to search evidence based literature. Read more for details.

New and Noteworthy

In this issue’s New and Noteworthysection, we highlight a series of medical apps that are designed to walk the user through the practical skills necessary to address various medical conditions.

Click here to read more.

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In the Spotlight

Plenty of good news in this issue’s In the Spotlight section! Thanks to the contributions of select LSU departments and the Research Advisory Council, UpToDate is back up and running, and the Library now has SPSS software. The Library also has access to PyschiatryOnline courtesy of the Psychiatry Department. For this and other resource news, read here.

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

There are several upcoming classes available through the Library, including a National Library of Medicine class on the TOXNET database and a class on using ENDNOTE WEB.

Read more…

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Liaison and Outreach Updates:

The Library is still calling on all LSU personnel to channel their inner artist and contribute to the “Art from the Heart” art show. Librarians also promote environmental resources and teach children about nutrition and exercise.

Read here for more information.

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Library FYI

The upcoming closures for the Easter Holiday has been posted.

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 faculty take on roles of leadership and continuing education in Woods Hole, MA for a fellowship in BioMedical Informatics.

Read more for details.

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