Library News

E-Books Display!

The Isché Library is kicking off the fall semester by featuring E-book editions of required textbooks! The newest editions of the books on display are available in our online catalog.

The display is located near the 3rd floor elevator along with the links to the current E-book edition. Subjects include physiology, anatomy, dermatology, nursing, biochemistry, pathology, diagnostic examination, anesthesia, obstetrics, and more.

These books and many more are available for online access.

Featured E-books from EBSCOhost:

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EBSCOhost E-books may be printed, saved, or emailed one chapter at a time

 

Featured E-books from AccessMedicine:

AccessMedicine    AccessMedicine E-books may be printed one chapter at a time but may not be saved.

 

Featured E-books from LWW Health Library:

lww    LWW Health Library E-books may be printed one chapter at a time but may not be saved. Emailed chapters are valid for 72 hours only.

 

Other Featured E-books:

Librarian & Photographer

For the 2nd time, the Libraries’ own Hanna Kwasik, Head Cataloging and Serials Librarian, has won prizes in the City Park photo contest. She won 1st place in the Recreation & Sports Category and 3rd place in the Animal Category!

Gondola Ride Under the Clouds - Hanna Kwasik 2016 1st Place - Recreation-Sports

Gondola Ride Under the Clouds – Hanna Kwasik 2016
1st Place – Recreation-Sports

 

Cricket - Hanna Kwasik 2016 3rd Place - Animals

Cricket – Hanna Kwasik 2016
3rd Place – Animals

Hanna has previously won in the 2014 City Park photo contest but this is her first time taking the top prize in a category. She has also had award winning photos in NOLA.com (Spring 2014) and Oak Alley (Fall 2015) contests.

Spotlight on Faculty Publications for August

August plover - vhA 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. Chile N, Clark T, Arana Y, Ortega YR, Palma S, Mejia A, Angulo N, Kosek JC, Kosek M, Gomez-Puerta LA, Garcia HH, Gavidia CM, Gilman RH, Verastegui M, Cysticercosis Working Group in Peru. In vitro study of taenia solium postoncospheral form. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016;10(2):e0004396.
  2. Connor EE, Jackson NR, McGoey RR. Pathology image of the month: Rapidly progressive hemorrhagic cellulitis of bilateral lower extremities with subsequent septic shock and death. J La State Med Soc. 2016;168(3):109-112.
  3. Crabtree JS, Singleton CS, Miele L. Notch signaling in neuroendocrine tumors. Front Oncol. 2016;6:94.[published online April 14, 2016]
  4. Donnarumma E, Ali MJ, Rushing AM, Scarborough AL, Bradley JM, Organ CL, Islam KN, Polhemus DJ, Evangelista S, Cirino G, Jenkins JS, Patel RA, Lefer DJ, Goodchild TT. Zofenopril protects against myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury by increasing nitric oxide and hydrogen sulfide bioavailability. J Am Heart Assoc. 2016;5(7):e003531.
  5. Edwards S. Reinforcement principles for addiction medicine; from recreational drug use to psychiatric disorder. Prog Brain Res. 2016;22363-76.
  6. Headrick LA, Ogrinc G, Hoffman KG, Stevenson KM, Shalaby M, Beard AS, Thorne KE, Coleman MT, Baum KD. Exemplary care and learning sites: A model for achieving continual improvement in care and learning in the clinical setting. Acad Med. 2016;91(3):354-359.
  7. Rice KL, Bennett MJ, Berger L, Jennings B, Eckhardt L, Fabre-LaCoste N, Houghton D, Vidal G, Gropen T, Diggs E, Barry E, St John J, Mathew S, Egger A, Ryan S, Egger R, Galarneau D, Gaines K, Ely EW. A pilot randomized controlled trial of the feasibility of a multicomponent delirium prevention intervention versus usual care in acute stroke. J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2016;[epub ahead of print].
  8. Weiss JS. The Oskar Fehr lecture. Klin Monbl Augenheilkd. 2016;233(6):708-712.

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.

AccessMedicine upgrade, new products

AccessMedicineWe are pleased to announce that our AccessMedicine subscription has been upgraded to an institutional site license with no restrictions on the number of users.  That means no more lock-outs for AccessMedicine.  Many thanks are owed to the School of Medicine for contributing funds to support this upgrade.  We couldn’t have done it without you!

AccessMedicine is a dynamic resource that includes online textbooks, case studies, videos, drug monographs, USMLE review questions, diagnostic tools, and more.  The online book collection is very popular and it includes top titles such as Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, Dr. Michael Levitzky’s Pulmonary Physiology, Dr. Patricia Molina’s Endocrine Physiology, and the Current Diagnosis & Treatment series, just to name a few!

Custom-curriculum

As a bonus, we can now offer expanded access to the Custom Curriculum component of this resource.  Instructors can register their MyAccess profiles for the added capability of developing and managing interactive learning modules where they can assign readings, give quizzes, and track students’ progress.  See the Custom Curriculum web page for more information or contact the School of Medicine Librarian Liaison, Kathy Kerdolff, if you have any other questions.

Case-Files-Hem-Onc

Two new collections have been added to our arsenal as well:

AccessMedicine’s HemOnc Collection, which provides online access to top titles in Hematology and Oncology, and the Case Files Collection, which adds over 1,000 case files to our subscription.

AccessEM-Surg

We have also renewed AccessEmergency Medicine at a level of 3 concurrent users, and thanks to continued funding from the Department of Surgery, we are able to maintain our AccessSurgery subscription at a level of 10 concurrent users.  The Department of Surgery has been funding extra users on that subscription since 2008!  We couldn’t have done it without you either! To maximize the usefulness of those limited users, please remember to sign out when you are finished using those databases.

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We hope you find all of these subscriptions useful in your teaching, education, and research!

Faculty Publications for July

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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. Avegno J, Carlisle M. Evaluating the patient with right upper quadrant abdominal pain. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2016;34(2):211-228.
  2. Bender CL, Yang Q, Sun L, Liu SJ. NH125 reduces the level of CPEB3, an RNA binding protein, to promote synaptic GluA2 expression. Neuropharmacology. 2016;101531-7.
  3. Chuang GC, Xia H, Mahne SE, Varner KJ. Environmentally persistent free radicals cause apoptosis in HL-1 cardiomyocytes. Cardiovasc Toxicol. 2016;[published online in April].
  4. Fink DS, Sibley H, Kunduk M, Schexnaildre M, Sutton C, Kakade-Pawar A, McWhorter AJ. Functional outcomes after salvage transoral laser microsurgery for laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2016;[published online in April].
  5. Ozdemir A, Machida K, Imataka H, Catling AD. Identification of the T-complex protein as a binding partner for newly synthesized cytoplasmic dynein intermediate chain 2. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2016;469(1):126-131.
  6. Richard EB, Williamson EA, Jackson SM, Stryjewska BM. A rare form of Hansen’s disease presenting as filiform verrucous papules on the feet. JAAD Case Rep. 2016;2(2):105-107.
  7. Wang YZ, Beyer DT, Hall M. Obturator canal lymph node metastasis from rectal carcinoid tumors: Total mesorectal excision may be insufficient. J Gastrointest Surg. 2016;20(6):1247-52.
  8. Weed PF, Filipeanu CM, Ketchum MJ, Winsauer PJ. Chronic Delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol during adolescence differentially modulates striatal CB1 receptor expression and the acute and chronic effects on learning in adult rats. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2016;356(1):20-31.

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.

Independence Day Hours

Vintage Card

Both the Dental and Isché Libraries will be closed Saturday – Monday, July 2-4 in observance of the Independence Day holiday.  The Isché Library will close at 8pm on Friday, July 1st and the Dental Library will close at 5pm. Both Libraries will reopen on Tuesday, July 5th at 8am.

Happy birthday, PubMed!

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The database everyone loves (and hates at times), PubMed, is turning 20!

“PubMed was first released two decades ago in January 1996 as an experimental database under the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) retrieval system. The word “experimental” was dropped from the Web site in April 1997, and on June 26, 1997, a Capitol Hill Press conference officially announced free MEDLINE access via PubMed.”

Pubmed 1996

It’s gone through several redesigns and refinements since 1997.  The staff at NLM and NCBI are constantly improving access, coverage, and ease of use for PubMed and have come up with several features that help searchers.  This article discusses several of these improvements.  Prior to 1997, access to MEDLINE was only available through paid services, such as GRATEFUL MED, DIALOG or in CD ROM format.  Many times users were charged by the minute, by the search, or by the citation to download.  Users had to have their search strategy planned out exactly, login, type it as quickly as possible and then log off while watching the charges add up.  Things have changed!

PubMed 2016

Happy birthday, PubMed!  You have made health sciences research so much easier in the past 20 years!

NLM exhibit “From DNA to Beer” now at Dental Library!

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The National Library of Medicine’s traveling exhibit “From DNA to Beer: Harnessing Nature in Medicine and Industry” is now at the LSU School of Dentistry Library!  Come explore the history of biotechnology, and peruse our selection of related books and articles.  The Dental Library is located on the third floor of the Administration Building, and the exhibit will be there from June 20th-July 8th.

This exhibition was developed and produced by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.  Additional information about this exhibit can be found online:  https://www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/about/exhibition/fromdnatobeer.html.

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NLM display at Dental Library

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Supplemental Materials Display

MICROBES—tiny organisms too small to be seen with the naked eye—have altered human history. Life forms such as bacteria, yeasts, and molds can cause sickness or restore health, and help produce foods and beverages.

Scientists, in partnership with industry, have developed techniques to harness the powers of these microbes. In recent years, headline-grabbing technologies have used genetically modified bacteria to manufacture new medicines.

A glimpse into the past reveals a history of human enterprise that has adapted these tiny organisms for health and profit. This exhibition explores some of the processes, problems, and potential inherent in technologies that use life.

INNOPAC Maintenance Complete

The migration to our new INNOPAC server is complete. We hope you find speedier service from the system.

Please let us know if you find any errors or problems.

INNOPAC Schedule Maintenance 6/13/16

The server that hosts INNOPAC will be undergoing maintenance on Monday, June 13 beginning about 10am. The server will be down from 3 to 8 hours. Stay tuned for a post on accessing Library materials without using INNOPAC. Thanks for your patience.

New Libguides Version 2 is Now Live!

LSUHSC-NO Libraries are happy to announce that the new Libguides Version 2 is now live!

Check it out here, and from our website:  http://libguides.lsuhsc.edu/

It has the same content you’re accustomed to plus more in a modern and accessible layout.  Use the list of Friendly Librarians if you need assistance navigating the new Libguides!

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Faculty Publications Spotlight for June

To the beachA 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. Adorno M, Garbee D, Marix ML. Advanced literature searches. Clin Nurse Spec. 2016;30(3):141-144.
  2. Gesheva SI, Hastings LH, Wilson JD. The use of aspiration catheter systems for embolic protection during intracranial vertebral artery angioplasty and stenting. Interv Neurol. 2016;4(3-4):113-119.
  3. Itoga CA, Roltsch Hellard EA, Whitaker AM, Lu YL, Schreiber A, Baynes BB, Baiamonte BA, Richardson HN, Gilpin NW. Traumatic stress promotes hyperalgesia via corticotropin-releasing factor-1 receptor (CRFR1) signaling in central amygdala. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2016;1-10.
  4. Jin M, Li S, Hu J, Jin HH, Jacobson SG, Bok D. Functional rescue of retinal degeneration-associated mutant RPE65 proteins. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2016;854525-532.
  5. Knaus TA, Kamps J, Foundas AL. Handedness in children with autism spectrum disorder. Percept Mot Skills. 2016;122(2):542-559.
  6. Osofsky HJ, Speier A, Hansel TC, Wells JH,2nd, Kaliebe KE, Savage NJ. Collaborative health care and emerging trends in a community-based psychiatry residency model. Acad Psychiatry. 2016;[epub ahead of print].
  7. Wang M, Wang Q, Whim MD. Fasting induces a form of autonomic synaptic plasticity that prevents hypoglycemia. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016;[epub ahead of print].
  8. Zozaya M, Ferris MJ, Siren JD, Lillis R, Myers L, Nsuami MJ, Eren AM, Brown J, Taylor CM, Martin DH. Bacterial communities in penile skin, male urethra, and vaginas of heterosexual couples with and without bacterial vaginosis. Microbiome. 2016;416-016-0161-6.

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.

Libraries hosting NLM exhibit “From DNA to Beer”

from dna to beer

 

The LSUHSC-NO Libraries are happy to host the National Library of Medicine’s traveling exhibit “From DNA to Beer: Harnessing Nature in Medicine and Industry.” Come explore the history of biotechnology, and peruse our selection of related books and articles.  The exhibit will be available at the Isché Library on the third floor of the Resource Center from May 30th-June 17th, and then at the Dental Library on the third floor of the Administration Building from June 20th-July 8th.

 

This exhibition was developed and produced by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.  Additional information about this exhibit can be found online:  https://www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/about/exhibition/fromdnatobeer.html.

in the Library Commons downtown

in the Library Commons downtown

Supplemental Materials Display

Supplemental Materials Display

MICROBES—tiny organisms too small to be seen with the naked eye—have altered human history. Life forms such as bacteria, yeasts, and molds can cause sickness or restore health, and help produce foods and beverages.

Scientists, in partnership with industry, have developed techniques to harness the powers of these microbes. In recent years, headline-grabbing technologies have used genetically modified bacteria to manufacture new medicines.

A glimpse into the past reveals a history of human enterprise that has adapted these tiny organisms for health and profit. This exhibition explores some of the processes, problems, and potential inherent in technologies that use life.

Library Commons – Cleaning (5/23-24)

The Library Commons at the Isché Library is currently closed for carpet cleaning. It should be reopen later this evening (after 6pm). Tomorrow the tiled areas will be cleaned so the area will be closed sporadically.

New Display!

There is a new display that highlights the Library’s Digital Collections!

Digital Collections Display

The display gives a preview to all of the collections that are available online, complete with links to the sources. Please note that along with the rest of Louisiana Digital Libraries, our collection will be moving to a new platform this summer. The links that are shown on the displays will not be affected by this change.

The Digital Collections includes:

  • Aristides Agramonte Yellow Fever Collection
  • LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans Newspaper Clippings
  • LSU Medical Center 1991 Commencement address by Lindy Boggs
  • William Branks Stewart Collection
  • Tiger Rag – Student newspapers of LSU School of Medicine, New Orleans
  • U.S. Army 64th General Hospital, organized by LSU Medical School
  • LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans – Catalog and Bulletin
  • The STAR: Radiating the light of truth on Hansen’s disease
  • LSU Medical Center, New Orleans – Graduation Programs
  • LSU School of Dentistry Historic Photographs

Enjoy!