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, 2014 – Issue 19

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Books on Display in Library

The library will be featuring displays of books from a Renaissance anatomist as well as a well-organized and detailed scrapbook that chronicles the history of the School of Medicine in Shreveport. 

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New and Noteworthy

This issue’s New and Noteworthy features the top 10 iPhone apps of 2013, the PubMed Reader view from PubMed Central, and an updated platform for ACP PIER.

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In the Spotlight

Access Medicine has a new platform, and the library would like to remind its users that DynaMed is available in mobile form. Also read more to find out the latest in the world of research.

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 congratulates its holiday contest winners and will host an upcoming storytime for American Heart Month.

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Library FYI

The library takes this opportunity to thank all those who have made generous contributions in 2013.

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Library Faculty and Staff News

Our library’s director has been invited to speak at an awards banquet honoring distinguished persons from the LSU School of Library and Information Science.

Read more for details.

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