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Memorial DayThe Library is closed Saturday, May 28 - Monday, May 30, for the Memorial Day holiday. Regular hours resume at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 31. The Student Commons on the ground floor remains available 24/7.






ganong_Medical PhysiologyCheck out the new additions to the Library's ebook collection.








Congratulations to Julia Esparza, MLS, AHIP, Associate Director and Professor of Medical Library Science, for being approved for Level 2 of the Consumer Health Information Specialization of the Medical Library Association. Level 2 is the highest level, and represents the completion of 12 additional continuing education hours in health literacy, technology, and the ethical provision of information to the public.


Tropical DiseasesCheck out the new additions to the Library's ebook collection.








JulieJulie Esparza, MLS, AHIP, Associate Director and Librarian/Professor of Medical Library Science, has been named a recipient of the 2022 President’s Award from the Medical Library Association. The President's Award is given to an MLA member, selected by the association's officers and Board of Directors, for a notable or important contribution made during the past association year. The contribution must have enhanced the profession of health sciences librarianship or furthered the objectives of the association. Ms. Esparza was recognized for her role in co-authoring “Partner with Hospital Librarians to Improve Patient Care,” an advocacy statement aimed at hospital administrators to encourage ongoing funding and support of hospital libraries and their staffs.

David_JohannaDavid Duggar, Head of the Library Liaison Program, and Dr. Johanna Boult, Associate Professor of Communication Disorders, presented Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Research in Communication Sciences and Disorders Journals: Update on a Replication Study and Beyond, at the LSU Health Shreveport School of Allied Health Professions Research Night, March 17, 2022. The Library is happy to work with our campus on these kinds of collaborations! Contact us at to discuss your project.



On March 1, 2022, the Library welcomed Kenya Iverson, MHRM, as the access services manager. Kenya will oversee the daily operations of the Library front desk, including supervising transient employees. Most recently, Kenya was a project manager for Shreve Memorial Library Support Center.



CardiologyCheck out the new additions to the Library's ebook collection.









MedicalRefServicesQtrCongratulations to Sarah Jackson, education librarian, for successfully authoring a book review for the current Medical Reference Services Quarterly.