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

Library Upcoming Events

Library holding its third “Win An Exclusive Study Room For a Week” contest

Lauren Lange, second year medical student, Spring 2016 Contest Winner

Lauren Lange, second year medical student, Spring 2016 Contest Winner

The Library is once again giving away one private, VIP study room to a lucky student for one week. To enter, like, share or join the official Facebook event or retweet the event post on Twitter from Monday, November 14 at 9 a.m. through Thursday, November 17 at 9 a.m. Enter all four ways to increase your chance of winning! One winner will be randomly selected at 9 a.m. on November 17. The winner can choose which week they want (Monday – Friday) along with which room to use!



Library Holiday Hours

The Library’s upcoming holiday hours have been posted through the remainder of the year.

November 23, 2016 (Thanksgiving Holidays): Closed 5:00 p.m.
November 24-25, 2016 (Thanksgiving Holidays): Closed.
December 19-22, 2016 (Christmas Holidays): 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
December 23-26, 2016 (Christmas Holidays): Closed
December 27-29, 2016 (Christmas Holidays): 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
December 30-31, 2016 (New Year’s Eve Holiday): Closed
January 1-2, 2017 (New Year’s Holiday): Closed

If you want to find out more information on upcoming holiday hours and closures, please check the Library Hours and Holiday Schedule webpage.