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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, 2014 – Issue 22

Featured Article:

Library Seeks Donations to Food Bank of Northwest Louisiana in Memory of Kim Pullen

KimFrom October 6-October 31, the Library will be collecting donations for Food Bank of Northwest Louisiana. This drive is in memory of LSU Health Shreveport librarian Kim Pullen, head of the Library Liaison Program.

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New and Noteworthy

This issue’s New and Noteworthy highlights current applications in mobile health, or mHealth.

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In the Spotlight

You asked, and the Library has answered: chargers and drives are now available for checkout. Also in this issue, we highlight the TOXNET database, LactMed, and explain how to find graded recommendations in point-of-care resources.

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 an ENDNOTE Web class for the fall.

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

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Liaison and Outreach Updates

The Library concludes the summer with contests, the Lilly Oncology art display, and participation in the latest benefits fair. September is also library card sign-up month, so be sure to register with the Library.

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Library FYI

The Library continues to enjoy gratitude for its numerous services.

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Library Faculty and Staff News

The Library’s associate director publishes an article in the Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet.

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