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Books

EBSCO eBooks collection direct link

EBSCO is one of the Library’s many eBook providers, and over the past two years, we have been able to substantially increase our eBook offerings through the EBSCOhost platform.  We currently have over 100 titles in a variety of disciplines that support each of our 6 schools.

All of the EBSCO eBooks are accessible through our library catalog and E-Journals & E-Books A to Z List, but now we have added another access point through our list of databases under ebooks (EBSCOhost).  This option will allow the user to browse and search all of the EBSCO eBooks in one place.  To see a complete listing of our EBSCO eBooks, be sure to click on the “eBooks” link on the top banner of the database and then select “View All” on the “Highlights” bar.

Don’t forget to check out all of our eBook collections.  We have created a handy-dandy ebooks LibGuides to help you navigate all the different options.

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New edition online: “Cancer: Principles and Practice of Oncology”

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The Library is pleased to announce that we have purchased the latest edition of Devita, Hellman, and Rosenberg’s Cancer: Principles and Practice of Oncology (10th ed., 2015) online through our Books@Ovid platform.  Vincent Devita and his colleagues have been publishing this classic text since 1982!  The 10th edition of this definitive oncology resource includes several new chapters, and this online book will be updated quarterly with new content.

This title can be found via our library catalog: http://innopac.lsuhsc.edu/, and it can be accessed directly from the Books@Ovid platform.  For off campus access, be sure to log in through our Web Access Management system (WAM) using your library barcode number and PIN.

UPDATED! R2 Digital Library working again

r2-logoR2 is back in action!  Please let us know if you continue to have problems accessing these ebooks.

We apologize for any inconvenience this outage caused!

We are currently experiencing some technical difficulties with the R2 Digital Library.  The problem has been reported, and we will update the blog as soon as we find out more information.

 

Library adds the CSE SCIENTIFIC STYLE AND FORMAT online!

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The Library is pleased to announce that we now have an online subscription to the most recent edition of the Scientific style and format: the CSE manual for authors, editors, and publishers.  Currently in its 8th edition, the CSE style manual has been a standard reference for scientific publishing since 1960.  As it is the required format for Graduate Studies theses and dissertations, we are most excited to be able to offer our users this access both on and off campus.  For off campus access, be sure to log in through our Web Access Management system (WAM) using your library barcode number and PIN.

We hope this helps ease and simplify your writing process!

 

 

 

Come and Check It Out!

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Come check out our new books display! In honor of both Breast Cancer awareness in October and Diabetes Awareness in November, we’ve showcased a few newer titles that may catch your interests. Join the cause of both the National Breast Cancer Awareness Foundation and the American Diabetes Association in the quest to save lives!

Breast Cancer Awareness Books:
Minimally invasive breast biopsies. (QZ 206 R24 v.173)
Women’s health in clinical practice: a handbook for primary care, 9th ed. (WA 309 C625 2008)
Clinical gynecologic oncology, 8th ed. (WP 145 D63c 2012)
Contemporary issues in breast cancer: a nursing perspective, 2nd ed. (WP 870 D75c 2004)
Molecular basis of breast cancer: prevention and treatment. (WP 870 R92m 2004)
Breast cancer: the art and science of early detection with mammography. (WP 870 T11 2005)
The breast: comprehensive management of benign and malignant diseases, 4th ed. (WP 900 B61b 2009)
Medical management of pregnancy complicated by diabetes, 4th ed. (WQ 248 J82n 2009)
Maternity & women’s health care, 9th ed. (WY 157 L95m 2007)

Diabetes Awareness Books:
Nutrition counseling skills for the nutrition care process, 4th ed. (QU 145 Sn2n 2009)
Greenspan’s basic & clinical endocrinology. (WK 102 G85b 2011)
Diabetes in Black America: public health and clinical solutions to a national crisis. (WK 810 J12 2010)
Intensive diabetes management, 5th ed. (WK 815 Am3i 2012)
Joslin’s diabetes mellitus, 14th ed. (WK 815 J78t 2005)
Defining optimal immunotherapies for type 1 diabetes. (WK 815 N85 2008)
A practical manual of diabetic retinopathy management. (WK 835 Sc61 2009)
The diabetic foot, 2nd ed. (WK 835 V64d 2006)

It Came From the Stacks

In honor of everyone using their time this summer to study for their board exams, this month’s “It Came From the Stacks” post is about a board review text.  However, you might not want to use it for your boards as it was published 107 years ago.

Underwood & Gabell’s Aids to Dental Surgery is one volume in their “Student’s aids series.”  The book is small and as the author states in his preface, “condense(s) into a concise form that department of the science of dental surgery which is capable of such treatment.”  Underwood states that the books concentrates on matters which are likely to be included on examinations.  “If the book smooths the path of any of the large body of dental students, with whose education and welfare my daily work has been and is so largely concerned, I shall feel that its object has been accomplished.”

Within this slim, 126 page book, the authors cover the breadth of dental science including bacteriology, hygiene, injuries and illnesses of the pulp, periosteum, mucous membrane, and jaws, extraction of teeth, and diseases arising from diseases of the teeth and gums.

aids to dental surgery

LSUHSC-NO Libraries is lucky enough to hold one of only 12 copies of this work in the world.  If you’d like to come take a look at this book or any of our more recent board review materials, please contact us or stop in to see us.

NEW EBOOKS TO ADD TO YOUR SUMMER READING LIST!

KnowledgeKnowledgeKnowledgeWe are happy to announce the addition of 10 new eBooks to our electronic collection.Knowledge

The first four ebooks are available Rittenhouse R2 Digital Library:Health Sci Lib book
Advancing your career: concepts of professional nursing, by Rose Kearney-Nunnery. (5th ed. 2012) [The print edition is on reserve at the Circulation Desk: WY 16 K21a 2012]
Essentials of nursing research: appraising evidence for nursing practice, by Denise F. Polit and Cheryl Tatano Beck. (8th ed. 2014)
Urinalysis and body fluids, by Susan King Strasinger and Marjorie Schaub Di Lorenzo. (6th ed. 2014)
Foundations of aural rehabilitation: children, adults, and their family members, by Nancy Tye-Murray. (4th ed. 2015)

The remaining 6 ebooks are available from EBSCOhost:
How to read a paper: the basics of evidence-based medicine, by Trisha Greenhalgh. (5th ed. 2014)
Health sciences librarianship, edited by M. Sandra Wood. (1st ed. 2014)
Health Promotion and Aging: Practical Applications for Health Professionals, by David Haber. (6th ed. 2013)
Project planning and management: a guide for CNLs, DNPs, and nurse executives, edited by James L. Harris [and others]. (1st ed. 2011)
Teach beyond your reach: an instructor’s guide to developing and running successful distance learning classes, workshops, training sessions, and more, by Robin Neidorf. (2nd ed. 2012)

It came from the stacks

This month we are highlighting a very interesting find from the Dental Library: Wit Love Frum Cousin Sylveste by Fred J. Wolfe D.D.S.  This collection of original letters documents a small portion of the history of Louisiana dentistry, the Louisiana Dental Association, and Louisiana heritage.

Fred J. Wolfe D.D.S. was a New Orleans dentist who graduated from dental school in 1908 and established a practice on Canal Street.  He served as President of the Louisiana Dental Association from 1927-1928.  Beginning in the Summer of 1931, Dr. Wolfe authored letters published in Impressions, “A Journal of Friendly Relations published quarterly by the Louisiana State Dental Society”.  The regular column, A Letter from Cousin Sylveste, detailed the state of Louisiana dentistry, the events that took place at Louisiana and national dental meetings, and daily life as a Louisiana dentist.  Each letter was written in an irreverent Cajun dialect and pokes fun at the profession, meeting presenters, society leaders, and Louisiana culture.  The last letter was published in the last issue of Impressions (1938 Summer: 7(3): 13-4) but Wit Love Frum Cousin Sylveste contains a special unpublished “Au Revoir frum Sylveste” letter dated May 18, 1939.  The volume is signed by the author and many of the personalities who appear within the letters and was presented as a gift to the Louisiana State University School of Medicine Library in memory of Leo J. Schoeny, D.D.S.. an editor of the journal Impressions.

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If you would like to take a look at this or any of the other special holdings in the Dental Library, please contact us.  We are happy to show off our collection!

It came from the stacks

In the continuing series “It came from the stacks”, I present to you three books from the Dental Library that are just fun.  They don’t have any great historical significance and certainly don’t have scientific value to a student of dentistry, but who can resist a tale of the “tooth gremlin”?

How a tooth moves 1How a tooth moves 2

How a Tooth Moves, tells the story of “the orthodontist’s friend, the Tooth Gremlin”.  Published in 1973, this picture book tells the story of a naked little gremlin who moves teeth during orthodontic treatment.  He explains to children how the periodontal ligament is stretched on one side of the tooth and squeezed on the other causing the tooth to move and then bone is built up and the tooth stays in the new place.  The book ends with the Tooth Gremlin reminding the reader that their headgear and elastics help move teeth too so “you do your part and I’ll do mine!”  Curiously, a quick WorldCat query found that only two libraries have copies of this book: University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, and LSUHSC-NO.

Hurray I went to the dentist today

Another fun children’s book in the Dental Library is Hurray!  I went to the Dentist Today by Mark Smoller, DDS.  This picture book starts with this rhyme:

“HURRAY! I went to the dentist today

It was more fun than the games that I play.

We went to the dentist, my mother and me.

There were new things to do.

There were new things to see.”

It might not win any awards for poetry, but it does manage to describe several of the pieces of equipment a child will encounter in a dental office in rhyme.

Our tooth story

The last of our historical picture books for children is Our Tooth Story; a tale of twenty teeth by Ethel and Leonard Kessler.  This 1972 book tells of Mrs. Wood’s kindergarten class who start to lose their teeth.  Prompted by this, they read a story, “Our Tooth Story” which describes the students’ dentists’ offices and how to take care of their teeth.

While these books are all older and probably not the books you’d give to a child anymore, they are an interesting look back at pediatric dentists attempt to alleviate children’s fear of visiting the dentist and dental procedures.  If you’d like to come take a look at these books or some of our other children’s books, please contact us or stop in to see us.

New Books Featured @ Ische

The Isché Library is featuring 20 newly acquired books for the latter part of April and all of May. The subjects include nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, communication disorders, education, ethics, etc.

These books CAN be checked out!

New Books Display April/May 2014

New Books Display April/May 2014

Featured books include:

  1. Baker, Robert    Before bioethics: a history of American medical ethics from the colonial period to the bioethics revolution W 50 B17 2013
  2. Cole, Steven A. The medical interview: the three function approach. [by] Steven A. Cole [and] Julian Bird. 3rd edition. WB 290 C67m 2014
  3. Occupational therapy for physical dysfunction / editors, Mary Vining Radomski, Catherine A. Trombly Latham. 7th ed. WB 555 T75o 2014
  4. Hassink, Sandra Gibson.                Pediatric obesity: prevention, intervention, and treatment strategies for primary care. 2nd ed. WD 210 H27 2014
  5. McKinnis, Lynn N., 1959- Fundamentals of musculoskeletal imaging. 4th ed.  WE 141 M21 2014
  6. Garrard, Judith. Health sciences literature review made easy: the matrix method. 4th ed. W 20.5 G19h 2014
  7. Innovations in nursing education: building the future of nursing. Edited by Linda Caputi.  WY 18 C175b 2014
  8. Corr, Charles A. Death & dying, life & living. Charles A. Corr & Donna M. Corr ; with contributions from Tashel C. Bordere.           7th ed. BF 789.D4 C81d 2013
  9. Irwin, David (David L.)    Clinical research methods in speech-language pathology and audiology. Mary Pannbacker, Norman J. Lass.      2nd ed. W 20.5 Ir9 2014
  10. Jones, David S. (David Shumway) Broken hearts: the tangled history of cardiac care. WG 300 J71 2013
  11. Iserson, Kenneth V. Iserson’s getting into a residency: a guide for medical students. 8th ed. W 20 Is2g 2013
  12. Fundamentals of hand therapy: clinical reasoning and treatment guidelines for common diagnoses of the upper extremity. Edited by Cynthia Cooper. 2nd ed. WE 830 C784 2014
  13. Fink, Sheri. Five days at Memorial: life and death in a storm-ravaged hospital. WX 28 AL6 F49 2013
  14. Tille, Patricia M. Bailey & Scott’s diagnostic microbiology. 13th ed. QW 25 B15d 2014
  15. Weiss, Donna (Donna F.) The interprofessional health care team: leadership and development. Donna Weiss, Felice J. Tilin, and Marlene J. Morgan. W 84.8 W43 2014
  16. Introduction to research in education.  {by] Donald Ary [and others]. 9th ed.  W 20.5 Ar9 2014
  17. Dysphagia assessment and treatment planning: a team approach / [Edited by] Rebecca Leonard [and] Katherine A. Kendall.  3rd ed.  WI 250 L58 2014
  18. Adult audiologic rehabilitiation. [Edited by] Joseph J. Montano [and] Jaclyn B. Spitzer. 2nd ed.  WV 270 M76 2014
  19. Alfaro-LeFevre, Rosalinda. Applying nursing process: the foundation for clinical reasoning / Rosalinda Alfaro-LeFevre. 8th ed. WY 100 AL28 2014
  20. Ralph, Sheila Sparks. Sparks and Taylor’s nursing diagnosis reference manual.  Sheila Sparks Ralph [and] Cynthia M. Taylor. 9th ed. WY 100 Sp2n 2014

 

Happy Reading!

It came from the stacks

While moving the dental books and journals we came across several books we’d like to tell everyone about in a series of posts in the continuing saga of “It Came From The Stacks” (insert foreboding music here…)

Our first book is a classic of dentistry from the Dental Library’s Old and Rare Collection.  This over sized book, published in 1844, is by Paul B Goddard and is titled The Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology of the Human Teeth; with the most approved methods of treatment, including operations, and the method of making and setting artifical teeth; with thirty plates, also known as “Goddard on the Teeth”.

Goddard on the Teeth

Goddard on the Teeth

When “Goodard on the Teeth” was published, it was described in a review in American Journal of Medical Sciences as a “practical treatment on the subject of the teeth”.  It is praised by the reviewer: “… the work is got up in the handsomest manner.  The plates are indeed the best specimens of lithography we have seen executed in this country.”  This book contains some remarkable images head and neck anatomy, microscopic structure of teeth. dental equipment, a four step pictorial description of extracting teeth using a key, and various forms of artificial teeth and plates, among others.

Goddard plate

This is a very interesting book that is exemplary of the beginnings of modern dentistry.  If you would like to take a look at it in person, please contact the Dental Library and make arrangements to come see it.  We’d love to share our old and rare treasures with you.

Dental Collections Back in Place

The Dental Library’s?áshelving repair project, which required that all print materials be removed from the shelves, has been completed more than 2 weeks ahead of schedule. Staff from Dental and Ische have worked diligently over the past 3 weeks to remove?áitems?ábefore repair work began and?áreturn them to their proper places (ie, ?ábooks in call number order and journals are alphabetical).

Happy Belated Birthday, Andeas Vesalius

Page 164 of Andreas Vesalius: De corporis humani fabrica libri septem

 

We missed the 499th birthday?áof Andreas Vesalius who was born on December 31, 1514. 500th year?ácelebrations of the man and his accomplishments are in the works.

The LSUHSC Libraries is lucky enough to own a 1568 edition?áof his De humani corporis fabrica libri septem which is housed in the Isch?® Library Rare Books Room (and is available by appointment only). The first edition of this title is from 1543.

For more information, see this post from NLM’s Circulating Now blog.

Also, you can view the digitized?á1543 edition of De humani corporis fabrica libri septemat the NLM’s Historical Anatomies on the Web?ápage.

 

New eBooks Power Up the Spring Semester

100_2466smThe Library is currently showcasing twenty new eBook titles that are available through nine of our subscription collections.

Library users also have the option of linking directly to the individual items at the New Books display shelves when visiting the Library, by scanning QR codes with their mobile device (code reader app required). The shelves are located in the Reference area (near the Library elevator), on the third floor of the Resource Center Building.

These titles include:

Books@OVID (LWW):
1. Barash, Paul G. Clinical Anesthesia (also: Ische Reserve, WO 200 B23c 2013).

EBSCOhost:
2. DiClemente, Ralph J. Health Behavior Theory for Public Health.
3. Moore, Keith L. The Developing Human: clinically oriented embryology (also: Ische Reserve, QS 604 M78d 2013).

McGraw-Hill AccessMedicine:
4. Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment 2013.
5. DeCherney, Alan H. Current Diagnosis & Treatment: obstetrics & gynecology.
6. Mattox, Kenneth L. Trauma [AccessSurgery] (also: Ische Stacks, WO 700 M436 2013).

Mosby’s NursingConsult:
7. Burns, Catherine E. Pediatric Primary Care (also: Ische Reserve, WS 100 B93p 2013).
8. Gahart, Betty L. Intravenous Medications: a handbook for nurses & allied health professionals.

PsychiatryOnline:
9. Diagnostic & Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: DSM-5 (also: Ische Reserve, WM 15 Am3 2013).

Rittenhouse R2 Digital Library:
10. Allen, Hugh D. Moss & Adams’ Heart Disease in Infants, Children, & Adolescents (also: Ische Stacks, WS 290 M85h 2013?á v1-2).
11. Klatt, Edward C. Robbins & Cotran Atlas of Pathology.
12. Kummer, Ann W. Cleft Palate & Craniofacial Anomalies: effects on speech & resonance (also: Ische Reserve, WV 440 K96 2014).
13. Lo, Bernard. Resolving Ethical Dilemmas: a guide for clinicians (also: Ische Reserve, WB 60 L78r 2013).
14. Mitchell, Richard N. Pocket Companion to Robbins & Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease.
15. Physician Assistant: a guide to clinical practice (also: Ische Reserve, W 21.5 B21 2013).

ScienceDirect:
16. McGee, Steven R. Evidence-Based Physical Diagnosis.digital-book

Stat!Ref:
17. Adams, Michael. Pharmacology for Nurses: a pathophysiologic approach.
18. Domino, Frank. The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2014.
19. Taber’s Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary.

Thieme Electronic Book Library:
20. Koolman, Jan. Color Atlas of Biochemistry.