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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!

TEDMED 2014

On September 10-12, the library will host a live streaming broadcast of TEDMED 2014: Unlocking Imagination in Service of Health and Medicine in the Library Commons.

TEDMED is an annual gathering of innovative pioneers in different disciplines and industries brought together to address the the big problems in healthcare. Speakers tell engaging personal stories in short segments, each focused on the future of health and medicine.

The 2014 conference will be broadcast from both Washington DC and San Francisco and co-hosted by eight individuals, including Sheri Fink, author of Five Days at Memorial: life and death in a storm-ravaged hospital. For a full list of sessions and speakers, the Stage Program is available here.

Stay tuned for more details. In the meantime, here are a few of the most viewed TEDMED talks from previous years:
How did GenX inspire next-gen medical imaging? Lee Stein, TEDMED 2011.
When is a hacksaw a necessary medical device? Mark Hyman, TEDMED 2010.
Can we end aging? Aubrey de Grey, TEDMED 2009.

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

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.

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. 

NEW EBOOKS TO ADD TO YOUR SUMMER READING LIST!

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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)

Independence Day Hours

Vintage Card

Vintage Card

 

 

On Thursday, July 3rd, the Isché Library will close at 6 pm and the Dental Library will close at 5 pm. Both the Dental & Isché Libraries will be closed on Friday, July 4th and remain closed on Saturday, July 5th.

The Dental Library will reopen on Sunday, July 6th at 11:30 am and the Isché Library will reopen at 1:30 pm; they will resume their normal schedules.

Happy 4th and watch out for the heat & the fireworks.

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.

wit love

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!

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

Problem with INNOPAC – Resolved

*Edit* 11:10 am and the problem has been fixed!

We noticed at just before 10 am this morning that our catalog, INNOPAC is acting up. Searching by New Orleans Collection by anything besides keyword is giving bad results.

While we work on the issue, please search using keyword only or search by the Entire Collection.

Example of Searching Entire Collection

Example of Searching Entire 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!

Easter Library Hours

Easter Eggs

Easter Eggs

 

The Libraries will closed for the Easter Holiday from Friday, April 18th through Sunday, April 20th. Additionally, the Isché Library will close at 8 pm on Thursday, April 17th.

Both Libraries will re-open on Monday, April 21st at 8 am.