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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. -
Meet with David Duggar, Thursdays from 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. -
Meet with Sarah Jackson, Fridays from 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. -

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.

Even though Monday, January 18 is a school holiday, the Health Sciences Library will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with reduced staff. Please note the later opening time for the holiday. The Library will resume normal hours at 7:30 am on Tuesday, January 19.  

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

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.






Congratulations to Erin Ware for her recently co-authored publication with otolaryngology faculty, "Velcro Ties in Early Postoperative Pediatric Tracheostomy Care: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis." Link:

The 2019/2020 impact report for the health sciences library is available. We are proud of the ways we served the campus and the community during unprecedented events in the last academic year.

LSU Health Shreveport library staff were well-represented at the inaugural virtual meeting of the South Central Chapter of the Medical Library Association, October 25-28, 2020, winning a research award, and beginning or continuing terms as officers and committee members.

  • Elizabeth K. Eaton Research Award, 3rd Place – Esparza J, Bloomingdale KA, Dobbins ML, Duggar DC, Jackson SP, Nail TLB, Olmstadt W. “Showing Value While Proving Your Own: Identifying An Institution’s Intellectual Capital Through a Systematic Approach." Paper presented at: Annual Meeting of the South Central Chapter of the Medical Library Association; 2020 Oct 26; Virtual Meeting
  • Montie' Dobbins - president, Hospital Library Interest Section, 2020-2021
  • Julie Esparza -  nominating committee member, 2020-2021
  • Sarah Jackson - awards & scholarships committee member, 2019-2021
  • Will Olmstadt - program committee member, 2020
  • David Duggar - president-elect of the South Central Chapter of the Medical Library Association, 2020-2021
















September 2020 Check out the September 2020 additions to the Library's e-book collection. These items were funded by LOUIS: the state academic library consortium.