Medical Library Services

Medical Library Services

SEL-AHEC Medical Library services are provided through a cooperative project with LSU Bogalusa Family Medicine Clinic. 

The Medical Library serves southeast Louisiana healthcare providers and the public who have no access to a full-service medical library, as well as the LSUHSC Bogalusa Hospital community. The Medical Library also serves as a secondary resource for health sciences students.

The Medical Library is a full member of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, with access to the resources of over 4,000 health sciences libraries.

The Medical Librarian is a senior member of the Academy of Health Information Professionals, with more than 18 years’ experience in health sciences libraries.

Medical Library Services include:

  • 500 + volume reference collection
  • Health sciences journals, over 70 current subscriptions, many with back files back to the early 1980’s
  • Assistance with literature review searches / MEDLINE database searches
  • Instruction in the use of National Library of Medicine databases (PubMed, MEDLINEplus, WISER, etc.)
  • Two public-access computer workstations for personal health/medical research
  • Copies of articles delivered by fax, mail, and e-mail (where available)
  • Interlibrary loan for articles not available in the Medical Library (fees may apply)
  • LOANSOME DOC document delivery service (fees may apply)
  • Outreach exhibits and instruction for health fairs, medical practices,  and community organizations

 SEL-AHEC Library Services

Monday – Thursday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m

For more information, please contact the librarian.

Helen B. Caruso, MLIS, AHIP, Librarian | 985-869-0377

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