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Savings for Author Fees

The Library currently subscribes to three journals published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS):ScienceScience Signaling, and Science Translational Medicine.  The latest journal from AAAS is Science Advances, a peer-reviewed open access journal that publishes high quality original research in the life, physical, environmental, mathematical, engineering, computer, and social sciences.  As a benefit of the Library’s three paid subscriptions, LSU Health Shreveport authors publishing in Science Advances will receive a discount of $450 ($150 per journal) for their article processing charges.


Library Bids Farewell to Staff Member

Armand JohnsonArmand Johnson, Library Associate in Serials, is leaving LSU Health Shreveport this month after seven years of service.  His various responsibilities have included maintaining the E-journalslist, fixing linking problems in PubMed, checking in print journals, and updating our holdings for interlibrary loan.  Mr. Johnson is moving to Dallas to be near family.  We appreciate his years of service to the Library and LSU Health, and we wish him all the best in the future !


New Resource: Nature Protocols

The Health Sciences Library recently added a subscription to Nature Protocols.  This is an online journal of laboratory protocols for researchers.  Procedures are described step-by-step so that users can easily apply the information in their own labs. The Library is able to subscribe to this resource through a consortial arrangement with other academic medical libraries in a five-state region.


Please “Like” Us!

The Health Sciences Library now has a Facebook page: Please like our page so that we can keep you up-to-date on all of the Library’s services, resources, and special events.


Library Faculty and Staff Receive Service Awards

Nell HaysCongratulations to Nell Hays, Administrative Coordinator, and Talicia Tarver, Digital & Information Services Librarian, who were recently recognized for their milestone years of service to LSU Health Shreveport. Ms. Hays was honored for thirty-five years of service at a dinner on Tuesday, September 29. Ms. Tarver received her five-year pin at a ceremony on Wednesday, September 30.


Library Exhibits at Benefits Fair

A Benefits Fair was held Tuesday, October 6, for LSU Health Shreveport employees. The Fair gave the employees the opportunity to find out about the insurance and retirement plans and other services that are available to them. The Health Sciences Library participated in the Fair to publicize our services and resources. Over 150 employees visited the Library table to learn about us, eat Halloween candy, and enter our drawing for prizes.



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