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Congratulations to David Duggar, Head of the Library Liaison Program/Principal Investigator, and Julie Esparza, Head of User Education & Outreach, who recently received the Exhibitor Award from the regional office of the National Library of Medicine. The purpose of this competitive award is to enable librarians to promote and demonstrate National Library of Medicine products to health professionals, health organizations, emergency responders, consumer groups, and public or school librarians.  This award will provide funding for a booth at the 2017 Annual Conference of the Louisiana Library Association.  At this meeting, Mr. Duggar and Ms. Esparza will educate school, public, academic, and subject specialist librarians from all over the state on the science and health resources available from the National Library of Medicine.

The Library staff wishes you a happy, healthy holiday season and a joyous new year! Library hours are as follows:
December 19-22 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
December 23-26 Closed
December 27-29 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
December 30-31 Closed
January 1-2 Closed
Normal hours resume on Tuesday, January 3, 2017


Review a list of materials that the Library acquired during November 2016.


Retired librarian Billy Triplett passed away on November 1.  Mr. Triplett began working at the Library of the LSU Health Sciences Center - Shreveport as an assistant on nights and weekends in September 1975. In 1980, he became the Audiovisuals Librarian, a position he held for more than twenty years. In 1991, he took on additional responsibilities as the Library’s Assistant Director of Operations, managing various remodeling and relocation projects.  Mr. Triplett retired from LSU on January 31, 2007, with 31 years of service. 

The family has requested that memorial donations be made to the LSU Health Sciences Center-Shreveport Library.