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Monday, November 24, 2014   3:28 AM   |   68°F

Lloyd, Jennifer

ILLiad Maintenance Scheduled

The Libraries’ ILLiad service will be offline on Saturday, November 22nd from 1 am to approximately 3 am for routine maintenance.

Thanksgiving Week Hours

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Both the Isché and Dental Libraries will be open their normal hours on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday (11/23, 24 and 25) of Thanksgiving week.

On Wednesday, the Isché Library will close at 6 pm and the Dental Library will close at 5 pm. Both Libraries will remain closed from Thursday, November 27th through Saturday, November 29th.

The Libraries will reopen on Sunday, November 30th; Isché will reopen at 1:30 pm and Dental at 11:30 am.

Happy Turkey Day!

1949 US Public Health Service Film on Diabetes

Thanks to Circulating Now, NLM’s historical blog, I learned about the Story of Wendy Hill, created by the US Public Health Service in 1949.

Happy National Diabetes Month!

Fall Library Newsletter

Library Bulletin v56 no.2

Library Bulletin v56 no.2

 

 

The latest issue of the Library’s Newsletter has been released. Archives of the newsletter are also available from 1998 to the present.

NLM joins the Commons on Flickr

Ayers Ague Cure - NLM Public Domain Image

Ayers Ague Cure – NLM Public Domain Image

 

Need a public domain image for a presentation? Good news, the National Library of Medicine is now partnering with Flickr as a new member of The Commons.

Read more about it at Circulating Now, an online newsletter from “the Historical Collections of the World’s Largest Biomedical Library.”

Ische Library Closed – September 20th

University Facilities sent out the following email at 1:30 pm today:

On Saturday, September 20th, from 6:00 AM to 7:00 PM, there will be a complete air conditioning outage in the Allied Health/Nursing Building, Clinical Sciences Research Building, Lions/LSU Clinics Building, Medical Education Building and the Resource Center Building.  With the exception of the Animal Care spaces, there will not be any air conditioning anywhere in these buildings during this outage.  Walk-in coolers will not be affected but limited access to any refrigeration units is recommended due to higher indoor air temperatures. This outage is necessary for a contractor to replace a large failing chilled water isolation valve in the Central Plant.  This valve must be replaced as soon as possible.  Further delay may result in total failure and an extended loss of air conditioning during regular weekday hours.

Because of the a/c shutdown both the Isché Library and the Library Commons will be closed on Saturday.

The Isché Library will reopen at 1:30 pm on Sunday, September 21st.

TedMed Streaming at the Ische Library

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In one week the TedMed LiveStream will be available in the Library Commons at the Isché Library. We will be streaming content from 9 am to 4 pm on Wednesday, September 10th through Friday, September 12th.

Everyone on campus is invited to drop in and view the talks.

 

Labor Day Hours

The Isché & Dental Libraries will be closed on Sunday and Monday (August 31st and September 1st) in observance of the Labor Day holiday. The Isché Library will be open on Saturday, August 30th from 9:30 am to 6 pm. Both Libraries will re-open on Tuesday, September 2nd at 8 am.

Enjoy the holiday and stay cool!

Ice Bucket Challenges – LSUHSC Division

Since the Isché Library has water again, enjoy ALS Ice Bucket Challenges from

Chancellor Hollier

And School of Medicine Dean Nelson

And School of Allied Health Professions Dean Cairo along with the Physician Assistant students and faculty

Who’s next?
*Edit* 8:30 am August 25th
Add School of Dentistry Dean Gremillion to the list

*Edit* 9 am August 26th
Add School of Nursing Dean Porche

*Edit* 4:30 pm August 29th
Add School of Public Health
Embedding disabled…so go to YouTube.

Add Department of Neurosurgery

Ische Library – Early Closure on 8/21/14

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The Isché Library and Library Commons will be closing at 5 pm on Thursday, August 21st due to a water outage in the building. No water fountains, faucets or lavatories will be available from 5 until 9 pm on this date.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

ILLiad Upgrade

*Edit* 1 pm 8/15/2014

Email notifications are now working as well. ILLiad is back online. Thanks for your patience.


 

*Edit* 10 am 8/15/2014

All links from the Library webpages to ILLiad should be working. However, email notifications are still down. Hopefully these will be working soon.


 

*Edit* 5 pm 8/14/2014

Patrons may once again enter ILL requests via the ILL page. The ILL links from the Full-Text button will not work at this moment, however.

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ILLiad (the ILL system) will be offline for most of Thursday, August 14th for a system upgrade. We apologize for the inconvenience.

R Statistical Software Available

RlogoR statistical software is now available (by student request) on the 3 Library Commons computers. These computers are available to whenever the building is open and require an LSUHSC login and password.

R is a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics.

 

Happy 9th Birthday Mike VI

Today is Mike VI the Tiger‘s 9th birthday and all he got was a frozen watermelon (to play with not eat).

Happy Birthday

Elevated Walkway Closure

According to facilities, access to the Resource Center Building (and the Library Commons) will be via the 1st floor only (and with an LSUHSC ID) while the Isché Library is closed for the 4th of July Holiday.

Here’s the full-text of their message:

From 6:00 PM Thursday, July 3rd, to 6:30 AM Monday, July 7th, the elevated walkway from the S. Roman St. Parking Garage to the Walk-To-Wellness (ramp) will be closed for resurfacing.  Consequently, there will not be any access to any Downtown Campus buildings via the garage 3rd floor and walkway during this closure.

During this time, access to the Medical Education Building (MEB), Allied Health/Nursing Building (AHNB), Resource Center Building (RCB) and Lions/LSU Clinics Building (LEC) will be through the 1st floor entrance of each building.  Access to the CSRB will be through the loading dock or through the connecting bridge on the fourth & fifth floors of the LEC.  In the S. Roman St. Garage, all pedestrian traffic will be routed to the 1st floor.  Access along the Walk-To-Wellness and between the AHNB, CSRB, LEC, MEB, and the Walk-To-Wellness will not be affected.

The walkway and 3rd floor garage elevator lobby will reopen at 6:30 AM on Monday, July 7th. 

Micromedex

The Libraries have lost access to the Micromedex database as of July 1, 2014. We were included in a contract from the Healthcare Services Division that wasn’t renewed.

Alternative Databases include:

For additional assistance, please contact a Reference Librarian.