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

February, 2011 — Issue 3

Featured Article: Library to Participate in National Study — The Value of Library and Information Services in Patient Care

The LSUHSC-S Medical Library has been selected as a participant in a national study to measure the value of the health sciences library, library services, and librarians in improving patient care. Read more…

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In the Spotlight

This month’s “In the Spotlight” features details on the Library’s Historical Collections webpage, as well as some lesser-known, but very useful, library resources and services.

Read more for this issue’s spotlights on features, resources, and services. 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 Medical Library is hosting three classes in the upcoming months:

  • My NCBI: Tools for Saving Searches, Sharing Information and Receiving Alerts
  • Searching for Quality
  • Cracking the Clinical Code to Provide Excellent Patient Care

Read more for details on locations, times, and registration information.

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Liaison and Outreach Updates

This month, the Library describes how your department can meet its ACGME requirements. We also want to hear your stories about how our Library has made a difference for you in patient care, research or education. Read more…

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Library FYI

Upcoming Holidays

LSUHSC-S will observe the Mardi Gras holiday on March 7, 2011. The Library will be open its regular hours that day. 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

Library faculty members authored three recent publications. Read more for details on these articles.

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