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

September, 2015 – Issue 26

Featured Article: Citizens Science Academy


On Saturday, August 29, 2015, LSU Health Shreveport held its inaugural Citizens Science Academy: a new program that will give community members of all ages the chance to learn more about the research side of an academic medical center.

Read here for details.

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Get to Know US

Alexandra Bracket, the Library;'s new Reference Librarian/Instructor

Alexandra Bracket, the Library;’s new Reference Librarian/Instructor

Take a few moments to meet Alexandria (Lexi) Bracket, our new Reference Librarian!

Click here to read more.


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New and Noteworthy

This issue highlights a new app that provides access to National Library of Medicine HIV Information.

Click here to read more.

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In the Spotlight

drawitoknowitThe Library has added several new ebooks, courtesy of the Board of Regents, plus a new database: Draw It to Know It.

To access our resources, visit the Library’s homepage. You will need to download the Virtual Private Network (VPN) for off-campus access.

Read more.

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Upcoming Classes

The Library has scheduled continuing classes on ENDNOTE Web through the rest of 2015.

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

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Liaison and Outreach Updates

This issue, we highlight information on how to contact your Library liaison. Also, we congratulate our contest winners and describe a few outreach events scheduled for the next couple of months.

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 resources. We also have updated holiday hours.

Read more.

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Library Faculty and Staff News

The Library congratulates several faculty this issue for: contributions to major publications, promotion, and reaching milestone years in their service to LSU Health Shreveport.

Read more for details.

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