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

January, 2011 — Issue 2

Featured Article: Library Offers Writing Consultation Services

Library faculty members, John Cyrus and Talicia Tarver, will be heading the Library’s new Writing Consultation Service. The service is designed to assist LSUHSC-S staff, students, and faculty with editing and proofreading writing projects. Read more…

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In the Spotlight

If you find yourself using the same resources all of the time, you may be missing something that would be much more appropriate for your research.  Check this column each month to find out about some lesser-known but very useful library resources. To access these resources, go to the Library’s homepage. For off-campus access to library resources, you will need to download the Virtual Private Network (VPN). Read more about new features, resources, and services…

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Upcoming Classes

My NCBI: Tools for Saving Searches, Sharing Information and Receiving Alerts

On January 20, 2011, the Medical Library will present a new session on the MyNCBI feature of PubMed. The My NCBI feature allows researchers to save searches and collections of articles, create regular email alerts on a topic, use PubMed citations to compile a bibliography, and more. Read more for class times and location.

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Liaison and Outreach Updates


Have you ever wished you could change the course of a child’s life?

Have you ever wished you had more time to give back to your community?

Have you ever wished you could help an older adult have a full life?


Photo Exhibit Available as an Online Slideshow

The Library’s in-house photo exhibit (Library Value: Priceless) is now available online through the Library’s website homepage. Read more…

Children’s Health Programs at Sci-Port and Shreve Memorial Library

In November, the LSUHSC-S Librarians continued to host events promoting kids’ health as part of their outreach program funded by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine. Read more…

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Library FYI

Upcoming Holidays

January 17, 2011 is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; however, the Library will be open during regular hours.

For a complete list of the Library’s scheduled hours of operation, click here to access the “Hours & Holiday Schedule” web page. Read more…

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Library Faculty and Staff News

At the annual meeting of the South Central Chapter of the Medical Library Association held in Austin, Texas, LSUHSC-S faculty presentations received several awards. Read more…

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