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

April, 2014 – Issue 20

Featured Article:

 Library Honors Dr. Chesson

After more than 35 years of service to LSU Health Shreveport, Medical School Dean Dr. Andrew Chesson has retired. The Library honors Dr. Chesson with a display on the first floor of the Library.

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New and Noteworthy

This issue’s New and Noteworthy lists the leading apps available from pharmacy retailers.

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In the Spotlight

UpToDate is now mobile! The Library’s subscription to this popular point-of-care resource has been updated to allow remote access from a mobile device or any computer.

The Library has also added a new resource, Future Neurology, and retains access to PsychologyOnline.

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, including a grand rounds on autism.

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Liaison and Outreach Updates


Librarians host and participate in a variety of outreach events, including a drive for the Lions Club, children’s outreach, disaster preparedness, and environmental awareness.

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Library FYI


The Library’s Easter Holiday hours have been updated for 2014.

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Library Faculty and Staff News


Our Library faculty has received numerous honors and have developed classes and workshops for our institution’s faculty and students.

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