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Monday, January 26, 2015   4:30 PM   |   57°F

Forgot your charger?

The library now offers its first charging station, equipped with 4 inter-changeable tips. There is a standard USB tip, a Micro USB tip, an Apple Lightning tip and an Apple 30 pin tip. Not sure which one charges your phone or ipad? Stop by the charging station near the circulation desk on the 3rd floor and figure out which one works for you.

CHARGEALL Charging Station

CHARGEALL Charging Station

MLK, Jr Day Hours

Both the Dental and Isché Libraries will be open regular hours over the weekend of January 17th and 18th. But both Libraries will be closed on Monday, January 19th in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr’s Birthday.

3D printing coming soon!

The LSUHSC-NO Libraries is proud to announce that it has been awarded the first  National Network of Libraries of Medicine South Central Region’s (NN/LM SCR) Emerging Technologies Award.  With the funds provided by this award, the Libraries will purchase two 3 dimensional printers and two 3 dimensional scanners to be placed in the libraries.  This equipment will be available for free to everyone affiliated with LSUHSC-NO.

LSUHSC-NO Libraries’ goal of this project is to provide students with a friendly, welcoming, environment to innovate, create, collaborate, and discover.  The library seeks to give students, staff, and faculty opportunities to explore 3D technology in an accessible location without exorbitant costs.  These scanners and printers will offer the means to build prototypes, create models, improve equipment, and so on, limited only by one’s imagination.

The mission of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) is to advance the progress of medicine and improve the public health by providing all U.S. health professionals with equal access to biomedical information and improving the public’s access to information to enable them to make informed decisions about their health. The Program is coordinated by the National Library of Medicine and carried out through a nationwide network of health science libraries and information centers.  This year, the South Central Region instituted the Emerging Technology Award to to assist libraries in the integration of new and emerging technologies in their institutions to promote health information services.  

Further developments on this project will be announced as available.

What will you make?

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HINARI Training at Tulane Med

On Friday, February 6th the Tulane Health Sciences Center Library and the Center for Continuing Education will offer an all day (8 am to 5 pm) accredited (AMA/CHES/MCHES/CECH/MSW-CE/MLA-CE) training class on Access to Global Health Resources. This training session is partially funded by an award from the National Library of Medicine.

The class will cover using PubMed via HINARI at partner institutions in developing countries. The instructor is Lenny Rhine, PhD, Coordinator of the E-Library Training Initiative, a Librarians Without Borders/Medical Library Association project.

Deadline for registration is Wednesday, February 4th. Cost is $25 for pre-registrants and $50 for day of. For more information, please see the attached flyer.

LibGuides Problems

All the Libraries’ LibGuides are currently experiencing very slow response time OR won’t load at all. We are working with the host company to solve the problem.

*Edit* Monday, January 12th 8:40am.

The issue appears to have been resolved over the weekend.

General Library Orientation Class

 

Come on in if you need assistance navigating through the library’s webpage. You will learn how to:

 

  • Set up a PIN for off-campus access
  • Refworks – web-based bibliography and database manager
  • Explain Interlibrary Loan (ILL) services
  • Catalog searches
  • Databases: PubMed and Ebscohost

 

Date: January 14th 2015

Time: 9-10:30 am

 

To register call 504-568-6100 or e-mail reference@lsuhsc.edu.

ORS Professional Development Series Presents Grants.gov

On Friday January 9th, from 10am – 11:30am, Nicole G. Hammill will present Grants.gov. The presentation will provide an overview of what Grants.gov is and expand on making grant applications to federal agencies. It will be held in Room 303 of the Lions Building.

 

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Patient Education and Consumer Health workshops in January

Start 2015 by refreshing your knowledge about patient education and consumer health by attending the first Library Lunchtime Learning workshop of the new year, when we will be talking about health literacy and why it’s important, sources for science-based patient education, how to evaluate websites for trustworthiness, and guidelines for those creating their own patient education materials.

We hope to see you at Noon on either Wednesday, January 14, in the Wirth Room (2203) on the Dental Campus or Tuesday, January 27, in the Ische Library’s Computer Lab for this important and timely topic. Please RSVP at rpremo@lsuhsc.edu if you can, but remember that drop-ins are always welcome.

January 14, 12-1 p.m., Wirth Room (2203), LSU School of Dentistry

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January 27, 12-1 p.m., Computer Laboratory, 4th floor Library, Resource Center Building

 

 

Faculty Publications Spotlight for January

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:

Avegno J, Leuthauser A, Martinez J, et al. Medical student education in emergency medicine: Do students meet the national standards for clinical encounters of selected core conditions? J Emerg Med. 2014; 47:328-332.

Collins CW, Winters JC. AUA/SUFU adult urodynamics guideline A clinical review. Urol Clin North Am. 2014; 41:353-+.

Fleming ST, Hamilton AS, Sabatino SA, Kimmick GG, Wu XC, Owen JB, Huang B, Hwang W, Patterns Care Study Grp. Treatment patterns for prostate cancer comparison of medicare claims data to medical record review. Med Care. 2014; 52:E58-E64.

Honore PA. Transforming public health economic and financial analytical practices through the affordable care act. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2015; 21:83-86.

Hussain SZ, Hyman PE. Psychotropic medications for pediatric functional gastrointestinal disorders. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2014; 59:280-287.

Mader EC,Jr, Villemarette-Pittman NR, Rogers CT, Torres-Delgado F, Olejniczak PW, England JD. Unihemispheric burst suppression. Neurol Int. 2014; 6:5487.

Maul LV, Morrision JE, Schollmeyer T, Alkatout I, Mettler L. Surgical therapy of ovarian endometrioma: Recurrence and pregnancy rates. JSLS. 2014; 18:10.4293/JSLS.2014.00223.

Mayeux JP, Teng SX, Katz PS, Gilpin NW, Molina PE. Traumatic brain injury induces neuroinflammation and neuronal degeneration that is associated with escalated alcohol self-administration in rats. Behav Brain Res. 2015; 279:22-30.

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.

Winter Break Hours

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Snow in NOLA on Christmas Day 2004

Winter Break is upon us…

The Isché and Dental Libraries will be open regular hours until Monday, December 22nd and Tuesday, December 23rd. On those days, the Isché Library will be open from 8 am to 6 pm and the Dental Library will be open from 8 am to 5 pm.

Both Libraries will be closed from December 24th until January 1st. They will reopen on January 2nd at 8 am and resume normal hours.

Moving Downtown

Rita Premo, Dental Reference Librarian, since August 2013 has made the move downtown to fill the Reference position recently vacated by Jessica Brooks. Rita will continue to work at the Dental Library on Mondays, until a new librarian can be hired. She is now the liaison for the School of Allied Health Professions and School of Graduate Studies. Rita has been offering the Library Lunchtime Learning series downtown (and at the Dental Library) since the summer; topics have included: Predatory Publishers, PubMed Beyond the Basics, and Scientific Writing.

Jessica Brooks worked with the Libraries from March 2013 until last month; she has been on maternity leave since September.

FDA Sets New Standards for Labels

The FDA released a new rule yesterday regarding the labeling of prescriptions and biological products which affect pregnancy, lactation and reproduction.

From the press release: “The final rule replaces the current product letter categories – A, B, C, D and X – used to classify the risks of using prescription drugs during pregnancy with three detailed subsections that describe risks within the real-world context of caring for pregnant women who may need medication.”

The new rule will go into effect by June 20, 2015.

CDC & Healthy Holidays

The CDC wants us to have a Healthy Holiday season…so they posted a webpage and a podcast and three e-cards (1, 2, 3) and …a song, sung to the tune of the 12 Days of Christmas. (The song is also featured in card 1.)

Enjoy!

Faculty Publications Spotlight for December

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:

Crosby RA, Charnigo RJ, Salazar LF, Pasternak R, Terrell IW, Ricks J, Smith RV, Taylor SN. Enhancing condom use among black male youths: A randomized controlled trial. Am J Public Health. 2014;e1-e7.

Diaz JH, Nesbitt LT,Jr. Delusional infestations: Case series, differential diagnoses, and management strategies. J La State Med Soc. 2014;166(4):154-159.

El Hajj SC, Bordelon CJ, Glancy DL. ECG case of the month: Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. J La State Med Soc. 2014;166(4):176-178.

Englert D, Seal P, Parsons C, Arbour A, Roberts E,3rd, Lopez FA. Clinical case of the month: A 22-year-old man with AIDS presenting with shortness of breath and an oral lesion. J La State Med Soc. 2014;166(5):224-230.

France J, McGoey RR. Pathology image of the month: Death in a young adult with sickle cell disease. J La State Med Soc. 2014;166(5):231-234.

Gunaldo TP, Andrieu SC, Garbee D, Giovingo LK, Mercante DE, Tortu S, English R. Student perceptions about interprofessional education after an elective course. J Interprof Care. 2014;1-2.

Hempe JM, Ory-Ascani J. Simultaneous analysis of reduced glutathione and glutathione disulfide by capillary zone electrophoresis. Electrophoresis. 2014;35(7):967-71.

Kwa S, Lai L, Gangadhara S, Siddiqui M, Pillai VB, Labranche C, Yu T, Moss B, Montefiori DC, Robinson HL, Kozlowski PA, Amara RR. CD40L-adjuvanted DNA/MVA SIV239 vaccine enhances SIV-specific humoral and cellular immunity, and improves protection against a heterologous SIVE660 mucosal challenge. J Virol. 2014;88(17):9579-89.

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.

ILLiad Maintenance Scheduled

The Libraries’ ILLiad service will be offline on Saturday, November 22nd from 1 am to approximately 3 am for routine maintenance.