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, 2015 – Issue 24

Featured Article:

Librarians and Art Student Attend Comic Con


From left to right: Nicholas Fechter, Talicia Tarver, and Deidra Woodson

From left to right: Nicholas Fechter, Talicia Tarver, and Deidra Woodson

On February 21, 2015, Bossier City hosted the first annual Louisiana Comic Con, at which LSU Health Shreveport librarians, along with an LSU-S art student attended to help promote their very own comic book.

Read here for details.

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New and Noteworthy

This issue’s New and Noteworthy highlights three cardiology apps designed for the iPad.

Click here to read more.

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In the Spotlight

Several new databases and database features are highlighted in this issue. Be sure to check out the the article, plus the Library’s databases page for the full list of available databases to which the Library subscribes.

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 continuing classes on ENDNOTE Web and resources for employees pursuing education.

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

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Liaison and Outreach Updates

The Library hosts the 3rd annual Art from the Heart Exhibit. Also, the therapy dogs are coming back!

Read here for more information about these events, plus the latest story times and contest winners.

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Library FYI

The Library continues to enjoy gratitude for its numerous services and has posted the next scheduled holiday closure.

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Library Faculty and Staff News

The Library’s associate director has won a fellowship to attend a biomedical informatics seminar.

Read more for details.

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