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Become a Better PubMed User

Teaching, clinic, committees, research, mentoring, continuing education, administrative duties: With all that on your plate, do you really have time for inefficient literature searches?

The November Library Lunchtime Learning presentation—PubMed Beyond the Basics—is designed to help you get the most out of the premier biomedical citation database. Join us and learn how to more effectively and efficiently search PubMed using advanced features such as Medical Subject Headings, filters, index terms, and the Related Citations and Clinical Queries functions to more easily find the research you need. In addition, we’ll show you how to personalize your PubMed experience via MyNCBI, which will allow you to create bibliographies, automated searches, and separate collections.

The session will be held once at the Dental Campus and once Downtown. If you plan to attend, please RSVP to dentlib@lsuhsc.edu.  But remember, we always welcome drop-in attendees. We hope to see you there!

PubMed Beyond the Basics

November 5, 12-1 p.m.
Copping Room (2309), LSU School of Dentistry

and

November 18, 12-1 p.m.
Computer Laboratory, 4th floor Library, Resource Center Building

 

 

Faculty Publications Updated for November

A new selection of articles has been added to the Faculty Publications display in the Ische Library. These eight articles, as well as all of the articles in our Faculty Publications database, are authored by at least one member of our research community here at LSUHSC-New Orleans. Each month the Library is proud to present copies of eight of these publications in a rotating display of 16. They can be viewed in the Reference area, on the wall between the main entrance and the Library elevator, on the third floor of the Resource Center Building.
Here is a list of the newest articles to be featured, with the LSUHSC-NO researchers in bold print:Faculty publications June 2014

Conger AR, M S, Lucas J, Zada G, Schwartz TH, Cohen-Gadol AA. Endoscopic extended transsphenoidal resection of craniopharyngiomas: Nuances of neurosurgical technique. Neurosurg Focus. 2014;37(4):E10.

Deshotels MR, Xia H, Lazartigues E, Filipeanu CM. Angiotensin II mediates angiotensin converting enzyme type 2 internalization and degradation through an angiotensin II type I receptor-dependent mechanism. Hypertension. 2014;[published online Sept. 15, 2014].

Frohlich KM, Hua Z, Quayle AJ, Wang J, Lewis ME, Chou CW, Luo M, Buckner LR, Shen L. Membrane vesicle production by chlamydia trachomatis as an adaptive response. Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 2014;473 [published online June 10, 2014].

Gould HJ,3rd, Soignier RD, Cho SR, Hernandez C, Diamond I, Taylor BK, Paul D. Ranolazine attenuates mechanical allodynia associated with demyelination injury. Pain Med. 2014;. [published online Aug. 4, 2014]

Stefanidis D, Grewal H, Paige JT, Korndorffer JR, Scott DJ, Nepomnayshy D, Edelman DA, Sievers C. Establishing technical performance norms for general surgery residents. Surg Endosc. 2014;[published online June 18, 2014].

Thevenot PT, Sierra RA, Raber PL, Al-Khami AA, Trillo-Tinoco J, Zarreii P, Ochoa AC, Cui Y, Del Valle L, Rodriguez PC. The stress-response sensor chop regulates the function and accumulation of myeloid-derived suppressor cells in tumors. Immunity. 2014;41(3):389-401.

Whitaker AM, Gilpin NW, Edwards S. Animal models of post-traumatic stress disorder and recent neurobiological insights. Behav Pharmacol. 2014;25(5-6):398-409.

Zhang T, Chen C, Breslin MB, Song K, Lan MS. Extra-nuclear activity of INSM1 transcription factor enhances insulin receptor signaling pathway and Nkx6.1 expression through RACK1 interaction. Cell Signal. 2014;26:740-747.

Publications cited in the Faculty Publications database are harvested weekly from a variety of sources, such as PubMed, SCOPUS, and CINAHL, to name a few. In addition to articles they include books, book chapters, papers, editorials, letters to the editor, and meeting abstracts, all authored by at least one member of the LSUHSC-NO community. The database is maintained by Reference Librarian Kathy Kerdolff and is available to the general public here or via the Library’s webpage. For a PDF of a bibliography of this month’s additions, click here. If you have an article you would like us to highlight or if you have any questions regarding the display or the database, you can contact Kathy Kerdolff.
Please come to the Library and view these recent publications by our research community.

Happy International Open Access Week

 

Open Access logo

Open Access logo

Open access to information—the free, immediate, online access to the results of scholarly research and the right to use and re-use those results—has the power to transform the way research and scientific inquiry are conducted. It has direct and widespread implications for academia, medicine, science, industry, and for society as a whole. October 20-26 has been declared International Open Access Week, an opportunity for education and advocacy regarding the open sharing of information. Visit the Open Access Week website for more information about events being held around the world. 

In honor of Open Access Week, LSUHSC-NO will be offering a Library Lunchtime Learning workshop on the topic tomorrow, October 21, at noon in the Computer Laboratory on the 4th floor of the Isché Library. We hope to see you there!

Separate open access fact from fiction at October’s lunchtime workshops

In honor of International Open Access Week, October’s Library Lunchtime Learning will focus on this hot topic in scholarly communication by introducing attendees to the concept and looking at the latest news in OA mandates. The workshop will also discuss predatory publishers (some of who disguise themselves in the cloak of open access) and how to identify article and conference solicitations that may not be on the up and up.

We hope to see you at 12 p.m. on either Thursday, October 9, in the Wirth Room (2203) on the Dental Campus or Tuesday, October 21, in the Ische Library’s Computer Lab for this important and timely topic. Please RSVP at dentlib@lsuhsc.edu if you can, but remember that drop-ins are always welcome.

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Faculty Publications Display Updated for October

A new selection of articles has been added to the Faculty Publications display in the Ische Library. These eight articles, as well as all of the articles in our Faculty Publications database, are authored by at least one member of our research community here at LSUHSC-New Orleans. Each month the Library is proud to present copies of eight of these publications in a rotating display of 16. They can be viewed in the Reference area, on the wall between the main entrance and the Library elevator, on the third floor of the Resource Center Building.
Here is a list of the newest articles to be featured, with the LSUHSC-NO researchers in bold print:

  1. Deputy SR. Arm weakness in a child following chiropractor manipulation of the neck. Semin Pediatr Neurol. 2014;21(2):124-126.
  2. El-Abassi R, Singhal D, England JD. Fabry’s disease. J Neurol Sci. 2014;344:5-19.
  3. Johnson JL, Crawford LD, LaRochelle JM. A summer diabetes camp as an interprofessional service-learning experience for early experiential pharmacy students. Currents Pharm Teach Learn. 2014;6(4):494-501.
  4. Kalil DM, Silvestro LS, Austin PN. Novel preoperative pharmacologic methods of preventing postoperative sore throat due to tracheal intubation. AANA J. 2014;82(3):188-197.
  5. Kim H, Abd Elmageed ZY, Davis C, El-Bahrawy AH, Naura AS, Ekaidi I, Abdel-Mageed AB, Boulares AH. Correlation between PDZK1, Cdc37, akt, and breast cancer malignancy: The role of PDZK1 in cell growth through akt stabilization by increasing and interacting with Cdc37. Mol Med. 2014;20270-279.
  6. Lin Y, Yen Y, Chen H, Liu Y, Chang C, Chen C, Chen F, Hsu C, Lee C, Hu C, Huang H. Child dental fear in low-income and non-low-income families: A school-based survey study. J Dental Sci. 2014;9(2):165-171.
  7. Noell CM, Rose E, Nesbitt LT. Merkel cell carcinoma presenting as right leg edema in a multiple myeloma patient. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2014;71(2):e50-2.
  8. Ripke S, Buccola NG, et al. Biological insights from 108 schizophrenia-associated genetic loci. Nature. 2014;511(7510):421-+.

Publications cited in the Faculty Publications database are harvested weekly from a variety of sources, such as PubMed, SCOPUS, and CINAHL, to name a few. In addition to articles they include books, book chapters, papers, editorials, letters to the editor, and meeting abstracts, all authored by at least one member of the LSUHSC-NO community. The database is maintained by Reference Librarian Kathy Kerdolff and is available to the general public here or via the Library’s webpage. For a PDF of a bibliography of this month’s additions, click here. If you have an article you would like us to highlight or if you have any questions regarding the display or the database, you can contact Kathy Kerdolff.
Please come to the Library and view these recent publications by our research community.

Learn at the Libraries in September

Evidence-Based Practice is a term that is often bandied about but rarely understood. During the Library Lunchtime Learning session in September, we hope to clear up some of the mystery by taking attendees step by step through the EBP process, from identifying the clinical question through evaluating the decision made. Other topics of conversation include the resources that are most helpful for answering EBP questions as well as barriers to implementing EBP.

We hope you can join us at either workshop. If you plan to attend, please RSVP to dentlib@lsuhsc.edu.

Details:

Evidence-Based Practice

September 10, 12-1 p.m.

Wirth Room (2203), Dental Administration Building

and

September 16, 12-1 p.m.

Computer Laboratory, 4th floor Library, Resource Center Building

Faculty Publications Display Updated for September

A new selection of articles has been added to the Faculty Publications display in the Ische Library. These eight articles, as well as all of the articles in our Faculty Publications database, are authored by at least one member of our research community here at LSUHSC-New Orleans. Each month the Library is proud to present copies of eight of these publications in a rotating display of 16. They can be viewed in the Reference area, on the wall between the main entrance and the Library elevator, on the third floor of the Resource Center Building.
Here is a list of the newest articles to be featured, with the LSUHSC-NO researchers in bold print:

  1. Bliss DZ, Hurlow J, Cefalu J, Mahlum L, Borchert K, Savik K. Refinement of an instrument for assessing incontinent-associated dermatitis and its severity for use with darker-toned skin. J Wound Ostomy Cont Nurs. 2014;41(4):365-370.
  2. Bonis M, Loftin M, Ward D, Tseng TS, Clesi A, Sothern M. Improving physical activity in daycare interventions. Child Obes. 2014; 10(4):334-341.
  3. Dai L, Cao Y, Chen Y, Parsons CH, Qin Z. Targeting xCT, a cystine-glutamate transporter induces apoptosis and tumor regression for KSHV/HIV-associated lymphoma. J Hematol Oncol. 2014;7(1): [epub 4/4/2014].
  4. Doucet BM, Woodson A, Watford M. Moving toward 2017: Progress in rehabilitation intervention effectiveness research. Am J Occup Ther. 2014;68(4):e124-48.
  5. Giarratano G, Harville EW, de Mendoza VB, Savage J, Parent CM. Healthy start: Description of a safety net for perinatal support during disaster recovery. Matern Child Health J. 2014; [epub 7/22/2014].
  6. Heffernan MJ, Gordon JE, Sabatini CS, Keeler KA, Lehmann CL, O’Donnell JC, Seehausen DA, Luhmann SJ, Arkader A. Treatment of femur fractures in young children: A multicenter comparison of flexible intramedullary nails to spica casting in young children aged 2 to 6 years. J Pediatr Orthop. 2014; [epub 8/7/2014].
  7. Opelka FG. Performance measurement and optimal care for surgical patients. Ann Surg. 2014;259(5):850-851.
  8. Reisin E, Graves JW, Yamal JM, Barzilay JI, Pressel SL, Einhorn PT, Dart RA, Retta TM, Saklayen MG, Davis BR, for the ALLHAT Collaborative Research Group. Blood pressure control and cardiovascular outcomes in normal-weight, overweight, and obese hypertensive patients treated with three different antihypertensives in ALLHAT. J Hypertens. 2014;32(7):1503-13.

Publications cited in the Faculty Publications database are harvested weekly from a variety of sources, such as PubMed, SCOPUS, and CINAHL, to name a few. In addition to articles they include books, book chapters, papers, editorials, letters to the editor, and meeting abstracts, all authored by at least one member of the LSUHSC-NO community. The database is maintained by Reference Librarian Kathy Kerdolff and is available to the general public here or via the Library’s webpage. For a PDF of a bibliography of this month’s additions, click here. If you have an article you would like us to highlight or if you have any questions regarding the display or the database, you can contact Kathy Kerdolff.
Please come to the Library and view these recent publications by our research community.

Don’t forget today’s Library Lunchtime Learning

If you’re free at noon today, drop by the Computer Laboratory on the 4th floor of the Isché Library and learn about scientific writing and scholarly publishing. Hope to see you there!

And on the menu for next month:

September: Evidence-Based Practice

September 10: Dental (noon; Wirth Room (2203) in the Administration Building)

September 16: Downtown (noon; Computer Laboratory, 4th floor, Isché Library)

 

Life and Limb: The Toll of the Civil War Library Exhibition

Life & LimbThe LSUHSC  Libraries are hosting an exhibition developed and produced by the National Library of Medicine. This exhibit was developed to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War and the more than three million soldiers who fought in the war. Life and Limb: The Toll of the Civil War explores the experiences of disabled veterans, their role as symbols of the fractured nation and a stark reminder of the costs of the conflict.

The perspectives of surgeons, physicians, and nurses are richly documented in the history of Civil War medicine, which highlights the heroism and brutality of battlefield operations and the challenges of caring for the wounded during wartime. Yet the experiences of injured soldiers during the conflict and in the years afterwards are less well-known.

More than three million soldiers fought in the war from 1861-1865. More than half a million died, and almost as many were wounded but survived. Hundreds of thousands were permanently disabled by battlefield injuries or surgery, which saved lives by sacrificing limbs.

 

 

Life & Limb 2In addition to the travelling exhibition, there is a display in the Library’s New Books section with supplemental material from our own collection on surgery, prosthetics and the Civil War. Some of the materials featured include books from our collection, journal articles that can be accessed through our catalog, photocopied materials from our old & rare collection, and links to resources available online. Check out the full Bibliography (with links!).

The Exhibit is available beginning August 4, 2014 at the Ische Library in the Learning Commons. The supplementary display is on the New Books shelves next to the internal elevators.

The display will move to the Dental Library on August 25 and will be available for viewing there until September 12.

Come and see it for yourself!

Learn about scientific writing in August

Thinking about turning that interesting case into something publishable? Wanting to report your research results to the world? The Library Lunchtime Learning sessions continue in August with a look at Scientific Writing: The Basics. Come learn about the difference between an impact factor and an altmetric, the structure of scientific writing, considerations for selecting a journal, materials you may need for submission, copyright matters, and much more.

If you plan to attend, please RSVP to dentlib@lsuhsc.edu. However, we welcome drop-ins!

Details:

Scientific Writing: The Basics

August 5, 12-1 p.m.

Wirth Room (2203), Dental Administration Building

and

August 19, 12-1 p.m.

Computer Laboratory, 4th floor Library, Resource Center Building

Library Lunchtime Learning, 2014-15

The LSUHSC Libraries are excited to introduce an informational lunch series for faculty, residents, and staff that will be added this year to the existing library training schedule. These Library Lunchtime Learning sessions are designed to help our users become more effective researchers, teachers, and clinicians. The LSUHSC Libraries hope you’re able to take advantage of your mid-day break to learn something new. Dates and times for workshops will be announced via the Libraries web site and calendar and on LSUHSC­ digital signage.

  • August: Scientific Writing Basics
    • August 5: Dental
    • August 19: Downtown
  • September: Evidence-Based Practice
    • September 10: Dental
    • September 16: Downtown
  • October: Open Access and Predatory Publishers
  • November: PubMed Beyond the Basics
  • December: No class scheduled
  • January: Patient Education and Consumer Health
  • February: Abstracts and Citations
  • March: Databases Beyond PubMed
  • April: Keeping Up With the Literature
  • May: No class scheduled
  • June: Systematic Reviews: Conducting Comprehensive Searches

Upcoming Dental sessions will be held in the Wirth Room (2203) in the Administration Building; the Downtown workshops will take place in the Computer Laboratory on the 4th floor of the Isché Library. If you plan to attend, please RSVP to dentlib@lsuhsc.edu. However, we welcome drop-ins!

Library Lunchtime Learning: Writing a Quality Abstract

Whether you’re wrapping up a manuscript developed over the school year or preparing for a summer of research, you may be interested in June 12’s Library Lunchtime Learning session: Writing a Quality Abstract. Join us and learn why the abstract might be the most important part of an article and how to create an effective one that will catch the attention of potential readers.

If you plan to attend, please RSVP to dentlib@lsuhsc.edu; however, drop-ins are welcome!

Details:

  • Writing a Quality Abstract
  • June 12, 12-1 p.m.
  • Room 6409, LSUSD

PubMed Beyond the Basics: Library Lunchtime Learning

The Dental Library staff hope you’ll join us on Thursday, March 13, at noon in the Copping Room (2309) as we discuss how to more effectively use PubMed through its more advanced search and citation management features, such as Clinical Queries, Medical Subject Headings, filters, citation matchers, and My NCBI.

If you plan to attend, please RSVP with an email to rpremo@lsuhsc.edu.