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

November, 2013 — Issue 18

Featured Article:


Professional Profile to Simplify Grant Submissions

The Federal Demonstration Partnership, an association of academic research institutions and federal agencies, has been working to create a researcher profile system for individuals who submit federal grant applications.

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New and Noteworthy

A new app has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration as a tool for diabetic patients.  Also, the National Library of Medicine distributed a press release about the new PMID converter tool:

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In the Spotlight

The library has relocated its medical fiction collection to the first floor as well as consolidated the leisure collection in the center of the library’s first floor.

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 has scheduled classes for 2014.

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

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Liaison and Outreach Updates

The library hosts a new contest, awards several prize winners, and continues to exhibit art made by LSU Health Shreveport employees and students. The library’s outreach activities also included a mental health seminar hosted at the Bossier Parish Central Library.

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Library FYI

The library’s end-of-the year holidays hours are listed, and library faculty and staff continue to receive positive feedback from our users.

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

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Library Faculty and Staff News

More changes to the library’s faculty and staff, and the faculty makes several notable contributions to publications and regional conferences.

Read more for details.

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