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KatrinaKatrina Bell, library associate in systems, passed away February 6, 2021, following an extended battle with breast cancer. She is survived by her 2 children, her father, brother, and 2 sisters.

Ms. Bell came to the library in 2016. She was outgoing, loving, kind, smart,  witty, intelligent, and easygoing.  She loved helping and generously gave to others. Katrina always showed respect toward others and was loved by everyone within her department.   She was an exceptional colleague. 




Since October 2020, the Library has welcomed several new staff members.

  • Darryl Anderson is IT Analyst 3 in Library Systems. He has worked for LSU Health Shreveport IT group and General Dynamics.
  • Katie O'Bryant is the new Library Associate in Library Technical Services. She comes to LSU Health Shreveport from the University of Texas San Antonio.
  • Grace Rambo is Learning Specialist. She comes to LSU Health Shreveport from high school teaching, and will work extensively to help medical students with test-taking strategies, study skills, and time management.
  • Sandra Fobbs is a transient worker at the front desk. She is a retiree from LSU Health Shreveport.
  • Armani Nation is a transient worker at the front desk. She is pursuing a nursing degree.



The Library has licensed ClinMicroNow from the American Society for Microbiology and Wiley for 2021. ClinMicroNow brings together ASM's Manual of Clinical Microbiology (MCM), Clinical Microbiology Procedures Handbook (CMPH), and Cases in Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. Access is available on-campus or off-campus through the VPN. 




To reach our students, faculty & staff where and when they need us, three librarians are offering virtual office hours on Zoom! All 3 librarians can answer different types of questions and will provide referrals to other personnel if needed.

Meet with Erin Ware, Wednesdays from noon - 1:00 p.m. - https://tinyurl.com/yyc5gtqb
Meet with David Duggar, Thursdays from 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. - https://tinyurl.com/DavidDuggar
Meet with Sarah Jackson, Fridays from 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. - https://tinyurl.com/y6mg8eh5

Not sure who you need to talk to? Call the Library’s Circulation desk at 318.675.5445, and staff will put you in touch with a librarian.




The health sciences library will be open on Monday, February 15 (President's Day) from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with limited staffing. Normal hours will resume on Tuesday, February 16.




December 2020

Check out the new additions to the Library's ebook collection. These items were funded by LOUIS: the state academic library consortium.

 

 

 

 

 




November 2020

Check out the November 2020 additions to the Library's ebook collection. These items were funded by LOUIS: the state academic library consortium.

 

 

 

 

 




The Health Sciences Library is hosting Southeastern Louisiana University's Centennial Women’s Suffrage Project traveling exhibit, Determined to Rise: The Woman’s Suffrage Movement in Louisiana, from November 16-25, 2020. There is a recording of a panel presentation from Southeastern faculty available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nAPaYcraeXE.

The exhibit celebrates the challenges and triumphs of the women's suffrage movement in Louisiana, in celebration of the 100th anniversary of ratification of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote. 

Developed with grant support from the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities (LEH) Rebirth grant programthe exhibit consists of eight panels depicting photos of Louisiana suffragists, a timeline of significant events, the movement from the African-American woman's perspective, laws that have changed since women gained the vote, and Louisiana women who have made their mark on history.

Please visit and sign the guest book!




October 2020 Check out the October 2020 additions to the Library's ebook collection. These items were funded by LOUIS: the state academic library consortium.