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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

Technology Learning @ the Library

Start the new academic year by learning how technology can help make your life easier. The Library Lunchtime Learning program will be coming to the downtown campus for a Hands-on Technology Expo on July 21. We’ll be rounding up some of your favorite gadgets, demonstrating how to access library resources from your mobile device, and talking about education apps. Bring your own tech tool too!

If you plan to attend, please RSVP to rpremo@lsuhsc.edu. However, we welcome drop-ins. And if you can’t make it, send an e-mail and we’ll send the handouts to you.

Details:

July 21, 12-1 p.m.

Computer Laboratory, 4th floor Library, Resource Center Building

Alert! New Faculty Publications on Display!

Our Faculty Publications display, located on the first floor of the Library, has been updated with eight new articles for the months of June and July.

LSUHSC-NO authors are shown in bold print:Faculty publications June 2014

1. Aiyar A, Quayle AJ, Buckner LR, Sherchand SP, Chang TL, Zea AH, Martin DH, Belland RJ. Influence of the tryptophan-indole-IFNgamma axis on human genital chlamydia trachomatis infection: Role of vaginal co-infections. Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 2014;472.
2. Dimitriades VR, Brown AG, Gedalia A. Kawasaki disease: Pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, and management. Curr Rheumatol Rep. 2014;16(6):423-014-0423-x.
3. Domingues MJ, Rambow F, Job B, Papon L, Liu W, Larue L, Bonaventure J. Beta-catenin inhibitor ICAT modulates the invasive motility of melanoma cells. Cancer Res. 2014;74(7):1983-1995.
4. Kaye AD, Okanlawon OJ, Urman RD. Clinical performance feedback and quality improvement opportunities for perioperative physicians. Adv Med Educ Pract. 2014;5115-123.
5. Liu L, Richard J, Kim S, Wojcik EJ. Small molecule screen for candidate antimalarials targeting plasmodium kinesin-5. J Biol Chem. 2014;289(23):16601-16614.
6. Raber PL, Thevenot P, Sierra R, Wyczechowska D, Halle D, Ramirez ME, Ochoa AC, Fletcher M, Velasco C, Wilk A, Reiss K, Rodriguez PC. Subpopulations of myeloid-derived suppressor cells impair T cell responses through independent nitric oxide-related pathways. Int J Cancer. 2014;134(12):2853-2864.
7. Siddoway B, Hou H, Yang H, Petralia R, Xia H. Synaptic activity bidirectionally regulates a novel sequence-specific S-Q phosphoproteome in neurons. J Neurochem. 2014;128(6):841-851.
8. Thounaojam US, Cui J, Norman SE, Butera RJ, Canavier CC. Slow noise in the period of a biological oscillator underlies gradual trends and abrupt transitions in phasic relationships in hybrid neural networks. PLoS Comput Biol. 2014;10(5):e1003622.

These articles are part of the Library’s Faculty Publications Database, which is maintained by Reference Librarian, Kathy Kerdolff. The database includes publications authored by LSUHSC-New Orleans faculty, researchers, and students since 1998. It is updated weekly with new articles harvested from a variety of citation sources: PubMed, Scopus, and CINAHL, etc.
The display highlights sixteen articles at a time, rotating eight new articles each month. You can find more information about the database and listings for our current and past displays from Library’s Faculty Publications landing page: http://www.lsuhsc.edu/library/databases/facpubs.aspx.
To add your faculty publications to the database and display, or for questions about either, please contact Kathy Kerdolff.

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. 

Summer Reading List: Faculty Publications

Faculty publications June 2014The Library’s Faculty Publications display has been updated with eight new articles for the months of June and July. The display highlights sixteen articles at a time, rotating eight new articles in each month. The display is located near the Library’s internal elevator, which is on the first floor of the library.
These articles are part of the Library’s Faculty Publications Database, which is maintained by Reference Librarian, Kathy Kerdolff. The database includes publications authored by LSUHSC-New Orleans faculty, researchers, and students since 1998. It is updated weekly with new articles harvested from a variety of indexes, such as PubMed, Scopus, and CINAHL.
You can find more information about the database and listings for our current and past displays from Library’s Faculty Publications landing page: http://www.lsuhsc.edu/library/databases/facpubs.aspx.
To add your faculty publications to the database and display, or for questions about either, contact Kathy Kerdolff.

LSUHSC-NO authors are shown in bold print:

1. Armstrong ML, Duncan CL, Stokes JO, Pereira D. Association of caregiver health beliefs and parenting stress with medication adherence in preschoolers with asthma. J Asthma. 2014;51(4):366-372.

2. Chan TF, Lin WT, Huang HL, Lee CY, Wu PW, Chiu YW, Huang CC, Tsai S, Lin CL, Lee CH. Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages is associated with components of the metabolic syndrome in adolescents. Nutrients. 2014;6(5):2088-2103.

3. Espinoza LR, Helliwell P. Psoriatic arthritis: Mary Stults Sherman, a forgotten figure in its history. Clin Rheumatol. 2014.

4. Khan N, Abbas AM, Almukhtar RM, Cole EB, Khan AN. Adherence and efficacy of screening for low bone mineral density among ulcerative colitis patients treated with corticosteroids. Am J Gastroenterol. 2014;109(4):572-578.

5. Lewis DL, Butts CJ, Moreno-Walton L. Facing the danger zone: The use of ultrasound to distinguish cellulitis from abscess in facial infections. Case Rep Emerg Med. 2014

6. Paul D, Soignier RD, Minor L, Tau H, Songu-Mize E, Gould HJ,3rd. Regulation and pharmacological blockade of sodium-potassium ATPase: A novel pathway to neuropathy. J Neurol Sci. 2014;340(1-2):139-143.

7. Reed JR, Cawley GF, Ardoin TG, Dellinger B, Lomnicki SM, Hasan F, Kiruri LW, Backes WL. Environmentally persistent free radicals inhibit cytochrome P450 activity in rat liver microsomes. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. 2014;277(2):200-209.

8. Yano J, Palmer GE, Eberle KE, Peters BM, Vogl T, McKenzie AN, Fidel PL,Jr. Vaginal epithelial cell-derived S100 alarmins induced by candida albicans via pattern recognition receptor interactions are sufficient but not necessary for the acute neutrophil response during experimental vaginal candidiasis. Infect Immun. 2014;82(2):783-792.

 

Rowena Spencer, 1922-2014

LSUHSC Portrait - probably mid 1950s to mid 1960s.

LSUHSC Portrait – probably mid 1950s to mid 1960s.

 

Rowena Spencer passed away at age 91 on Tuesday, May 13th. She will be remembered by generations of New Orleanians for her surgical skills, her commitment to various causes, her eccentricities, and most of all her dedication to the young patients she saved. She was a faculty member in the Department of Surgery (and later Pediatrics) from 1952 until about 1969.

This article appeared on NOLA.com this afternoon.

 

Faculty Publications May Display

The Library’s Faculty Publications display, located on the first floor of the Library, has been updated with eight new articles for the months of May and June. The new article array covers topics from alcohol intoxication’s impact on spinal injuries, to the linkage between schizophrenia and chronic LSD usage, to nursing in catastrophe.

LSUHSC-NO authors are shown in bold print:

  1. Crutcher CL, Ugiliweneza B, Hodes JE, Kong M, Boakye M. Alcohol intoxication and its effects on traumatic spinal cord injury outcomes. J Neurotrauma. 2014.
  2. Hong S, Alapure BV, Lu Y, Tian H, Wang Q. 12/15-lipoxygenase deficiency reduces densities of mesenchymal stem cells in the dermis of wounded and unwounded skin. Br J Dermatol. 2014.
  3. Leblanc KG, Jr, Monheit GD. Understanding and use of the American Joint Committee on Cancer seventh edition guidelines for cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma: A survey of dermatologic surgeons. Dermatol Surg. 2014.
  4. Martin DA, Marona-Lewicka D, Nichols DE, Nichols CD. Chronic LSD alters gene expression profiles in the mPFC relevant to schizophrenia. Neuropharmacology. 2014.
  5. Molina PE, Amedee AM, Lecapitaine NJ, Zabaleta J, Mohan M, Winsauer P, Vande Stouwe C, McGoey R, Auten MW, Lamotte L, Chandra LC, Birke L. Modulation of gut-specific mechanisms by chronic Delta9-THC administration in male rhesus macaques infected with simian immunodeficiency virus: A systems biology analysis. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2014.
  6. Park EP, Boulmay BC. Images in clinical medicine. herpes labialis and facial-nerve paralysis. N Engl J Med. 2014 ;370(11):1048.
  7. Polhemus DJ, Lefer DJ. Emergence of hydrogen sulfide as an endogenous gaseous signaling molecule in cardiovascular disease. Circ Res. 2014; 114(4):730-737.
  8. Sterling YM. Nursing ‘caring’ during catastrophic events: Theoretical, research, and clinical insights. Int J Human Caring. 2014; 18(1):60-65.

These articles are part of the Library’s Faculty Publications Database, which is maintained by Reference Librarian, Kathy Kerdolff. The database includes publications authored by LSUHSC-New Orleans faculty, researchers, and students since 1998. It is updated weekly with new articles harvested from a variety of citation sources: PubMed, Scopus, and CINAHL, etc.

The display highlights sixteen articles at a time, rotating eight new articles each month. You can find more information about the database and listings for our current and past displays from Library’s Faculty Publications landing page: http://www.lsuhsc.edu/library/databases/facpubs.aspx.

To add your faculty publications to the database and display, or for questions about either, please contact Kathy Kerdolff.

Funding Databases

Thanks to other groups on campus, the Libraries have created pages for 2 funding sources available to all LSUHSC faculty, staff and students.

Grant Forward is the newly revised IRIS database and is provided by the LSUHSC New Orleans Office of Research Services.

SciVal Funding allows searching in the US and abroad and is provided by the Stanley S. Scott Cancer Center Office of Grants and Development.

Both databases are available on and off campus with the Libraries’ WAM access.

 

 

Alert! New Faculty Publications on Display!

FacPubPicOur Faculty Publications display, located on the first floor of the Library, has been updated with eight new articles for the months of April and May. The new article array includes several LSUHSC departments such as Occupational Therapy, Psychiatry, and Anesthesiology, and covers topics from sun protection to childhood obesity and parathyriodectomy.

LSUHSC-NO authors are shown in bold print:

  1. Diaz JH. Updates for responsible sun exposure behavior and photoprotection in the south. J La State Med Soc. 2013; 165(5):277-282.
  2. Doucet BM. Quantifying function: Status critical. Am J Occup Ther. 2014; 68(2):123-126.
  3. Garvey CE, McGowin CL, Foster TP. Development and evaluation of SYBR green-I based quantitative PCR assays for herpes simplex virus type whole transcriptome analysis. J Virol Methods. 2014.
  4. Kaliebe K. Rules of thumb: Three simple ideas for overcoming the complex problem of childhood obesity. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2014; 53(4):385-387.e1.
  5. Kanotra SP, Kuriloff DB, Vyas PK. A simplified approach to minimally invasive parathyroidectomy. Laryngoscope. 2014.
  6. Kaye AD. Critical care medicine and the emerging challenges of dietary supplements, including herbal products*. Crit Care Med. 2014; 42(4):1014-1016.
  7. Kerut KD, Kerut EK. Echo diagnosis of rheumatic tricuspid valve disease. Echocardiography. 2014. *Echo clips available here: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/echo.12532/suppinfo.*
  8. Musa F, Martinez JA, Hebert C, Safley M, Smith D, Lopez F. Clinical case of the month: Altered mental status and headache in a young man. Journal of the Louisiana State Medical Society. 2014; (Jan/Feb).

These articles are part of the Library’s Faculty Publications Database, which is maintained by Reference Librarian, Kathy Kerdolff. The database includes publications authored by LSUHSC-New Orleans faculty, researchers, and students since 1998. It is updated weekly with new articles harvested from a variety of citation sources: PubMed, Scopus, and CINAHL, etc.

The display highlights sixteen articles at a time, rotating eight new articles each month. You can find more information about the database and listings for our current and past displays from Library’s Faculty Publications landing page: http://www.lsuhsc.edu/library/databases/facpubs.aspx.

To add your faculty publications to the database and display, or for questions about either, please contact Kathy Kerdolff.

uTip: Text Emergency Alert System

This week, LSU Health Sciences Center introduced an emergency reporting service that will allow faculty, staff, and students to send text messages to University Police in order to facilitate the reporting of crime, to help prevent crime, and to allow police faster and more accurate information.

Subscription and registration with campus emergency alerts is not necessary. Users can simply send a message to 50911 with a text beginning “LSUHSC” in order to notify University Police of emergencies, crimes, and suspicious activities or persons in the area. Normal text message rates assigned by cell phone providers will apply.

Users may also contact University Police with non-emergency information at 568-8270 or via online message at http://www.is.lsuhsc.edu/police/response.htm.

The graphic below provides more detailed information about this service from http://www.lsuhsc.edu/alerts/utip.aspx.

TO SEND A TIP

  1. TEXT 50911 and begin your message with LSUHSC

    • University Police will not be notified If your text does not begin with LSUHSC

  2. You will receive a text to notify you that the text has been received by uTip

 

Sample uTip Message

UTip Sample Image

PayPerPrint Downtime 6pm on 2/24

Tonight at 6pm, and ending no later than Tuesday February 25th at 4:00 AM, the PayPerPrint system will be unavailable for student printing.

*Edit* All services are back online.

RCB Domestic Water Outage – Tuesday February 18th

There will be a temporary domestic water outage on Tuesday February 18th from 7am to 9am in the Resources Center Building. During this time, please do not attempt to use any water fountains, faucets, toilets or urinals.?áThis outage is necessary for the New Orleans Sewerage & Water Board to repair a fire hydrant leak in front of the building on Bolivar Street.

*EDIT* 3 pm 2/18/14 – the expected outage did not happen this morning; the outage will now begin at 4 pm.

 

 

Warm Up with Winter Research

faculty-researchEight recent articles by LSUHSC-NO researchers are now on display in the Library for January and February, and can be viewed in the Reference area (near the Library elevator), on the third floor of the Resource Center Building. These items are also part of the LibraryÔÇÖs Faculty Publications Database.

The Faculty Publications Database includes publications authored by at least one member of the LSUHSC-New Orleans faculty, 1998 ÔÇô present. Access to this database is available to the public.

The database is linked from the Library web page here. This page includes a handy link to a PDF of the monthly bibliography of display articles. To add your faculty publications, or for questions about this database, contact Kathy Kerdolff.

LSUHSC-NO authors are shown in bold print:

  1. Johnson EF, Connick JP, Reed JR, Backes WL, Desai MC, Xu L, Estrada DF, Laurence JS, Scott EE. ÔÇ£Correlating structure and function of drug-metabolizing enzymes: Progress and ongoing challenges.ÔÇØ Drug Metabolism & Disposition. 2014; 42(1):9-22.
  2. McCarthy H. ÔÇ£Cultivating our roots and extending our branches: Appreciating and marketing rehabilitation theory and research.ÔÇØ Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin. 2014; 57(2):67-79.
  3. Paige JT, Garbee DD, Kozmenko V, Yu Q, Kozmenko L, Yang T, Bonanno L, Swartz W. ÔÇ£Getting a head start: High-fidelity, simulation-based operating room team training of interprofessional students.ÔÇØ Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 2014; 218(1):140-149.
  4. Molina PE. ÔÇ£Alcohol binging exacerbates adipose tissue inflammation following burn injury.ÔÇØ Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research. 2013; 1-3 (epub ahead of print).
  5. Nsuami MJ, Nsa M, Brennan C, Cammarata CL, Martin DH, Taylor SN. ÔÇ£Chlamydia positivity in New Orleans public high schools, 1996-2005: Implications for clinical and public health practices.ÔÇØ Academic Pediatrics. 2013; 13(4):308-315.
  6. Perricone AJ, Bivona BJ, Jackson FR, Vander Heide RS. ÔÇ£Conditional knockout of myocyte focal adhesion kinase abrogates ischemic preconditioning in adult murine hearts.ÔÇØ Journal of the American Heart Association. 2013; 2(5):e000457.
  7. Stuke LE, Duchesne JC, Hunt JP, Marr AB, Meade PC, McSwain NE. ÔÇ£Mechanism of injury is not a predictor of trauma center admission.ÔÇØ American Surgeon. 2013; 79(11):1149-1153.
  8. Wall LA, Sorensen RU. ÔÇ£Atopic dermatitis: Looking beyond the skin.ÔÇØ Journal of Pediatrics. 2013; 163(6):1547-1548.

Under New Management

As of January 21st, LSUHSC assumed operations for all on campus dining services. Their goal is to offer a variety of healthier options, better quality food and customer service.

The weekly menu is available from the dining services page, along with a catering menu. ?áhttp://www.lsuhsc.edu/administration/ae/cafeteria.aspx

New Operating Hours:

Monday – Friday

Tiger Den Caf?® ÔÇô 7:00am ÔÇô 2:00pm

Dental Caf?® ÔÇô 7:30am ÔÇô 1:30pm

Atrium Coffee Kiosk ÔÇô 7:00am ÔÇô 4:00pm

Campus Wide Printing

The Pay-Per-Print System will be unavailable on?áDecember 19th until the scheduled upgrade is complete. Please make alternative printing arrangements during this time.

*Update* The upgrade was completed at 4 pm. All printers should be back online.