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

July, 2014 – Issue 21

Featured Article:

Medical Students Publish Journal


Congratulations to our medical students on the publication of the first issue of their journal, American Medical Student Research Journal (AMSRJ).

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New and Noteworthy

This issue’s New and Noteworthy highlights a review of useful apps for first-year residents.

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In the Spotlight

The Library now has unlimited access to AccessMedicine resources, and TOXNET has updated its interface for enhanced usability.

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 through the fall, and is offering two NN/LM SCR classes that are free and open to all.

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Liaison and Outreach Updates

The Library’s summer events include a children’s story time at the Shreve Memorial Library, Wallette Branch, and a new contest inviting participants to guess how many vitamins are in the jar. Also, stay tuned for updates to the Library’s Subject Portals page.

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Library FYI

The Library received glowing commendations from the recent SACS and LCME visits in the spring, and has hosted regional meetings for librarians across the state. Other updates include new computers for the computer labs.

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Library Faculty and Staff News

Several Library faculty received awards and recognitions, served on a national panel, presented at a national meeting, and published an article in a peer-reviewed journal. The Library also welcomed two new staff members, and celebrated the promotion of one of its faculty members.

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