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

September, 2013 — Issue 17

Featured Article:

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Employee Art Show: Calling all Artists!


The second annual “Art from the Heart of LSU Health Shreveport” juried art show will take place from October 18 –December 6, 2013 in the Medical Library. All faculty, staff and students of LSU Health Shreveport are eligible to submit their art. Read more for details.

New and Noteworthy

Orthopedic surgeons who need to explain knee surgery to their patients can look to a new Android app: Virtual Knee Surgery developed by Evokative Games.

Click here to read more.

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In the Spotlight

Review a list of materials that the library acquired during July and August 2013.

To access our resources, visit the library’s homepage. You will need to download the Virtual Private Network (VPN) for off-campus access.

Read more.

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Upcoming Classes

The library is offering several courses throughout the fall.

Read more for more details and to find out how to register.

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Liaison and Outreach Updates:

LSU Health Shreveport hosted the Benefits Fair for the new hospital employees under the Biomedical Research Foundation Hospital Holdings (BRFHH). Librarians are also scheduled to host consumer health outreach programs, and the library hosts two exhibits throughout September.

Read here for more information.

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Library FYI

Read more to see the latest compliments received from satisfied patrons.

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Library Faculty and Staff News

Library faculty are published in a professional journal and win research and service awards.

Read more for details.

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