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Parking at Dental Friday 5/15

On Friday, May 15th, the original Visitors Parking Lot at the Dental School Administration and Clinic Buildings (across Florida Avenue by the railroad tracks) will be closed the entire day. This closure is necessary to allow for the placement of modular buildings for the School of Dentistry Inter-Professional Primary Care Clinic. Please see this illustration highlighting the area of the closure.

PayPaw Services Scheduled Maintenance

PayPaw will be down for most of Thursday, May 14th for scheduled maintenance. All printers and photocopiers will be inoperable during this window. This outage will be campus-wide.

Update: JAMA and AMA journals now available

UPDATE: These journals are available now, but please let us know if you have any trouble.

All journals we receive through the JAMA Network are currently unavailable. We will update as soon as the issue has been resolved.

If you need any other assistance, please contact us.

Update: Link resolver now working in PubMed

UPDATE: The link resolver is now working correctly in PubMed. However, please let us know if you have any problems or need any other help.

There is a system-wide problem that causing the link resolver to be unavailable in PubMed. If you need to search MEDLINE and wish to use our link resolver to check the availability of an article, you can do so either through Ovid or EBSCOhost.

If you need any assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Faculty Publications Spotlight for May

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. Barkemeyer BM. Discharge Planning. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2015;62:545-556.
2. Cole MR, Hobden JA, Warner IM. Recycling Antibiotics into GUMBOS: A New Combination Strategy to Combat Multi-Drug-Resistant Bacteria. Molecules. 2015;20:6466-6487.
3. Devier DJ, Lovera JF, Lukiw WJ. Increase in NF-kappaB-sensitive miRNA-146a and miRNA-155 in multiple sclerosis (MS) and pro-inflammatory neurodegeneration. Front Mol Neurosci. 2015;8:5.
4. Drell MJ. My Use of Humor in Therapy: A Performance-in-Practice Self-Study. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2015;54:159-161.
5. Gould HJ3, Paul D. Hydrocodone extended-release: Pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics and behavioral pharmacology of a controversy. Pharmacol Res. 2015;91:99-103.
6. Lemor D, Lazar D, Mazzulla DA. Recurrent hematuria in a patient with a previously undiagnosed transitional cell carcinoma of the right ureter after intravitreal bevacizumab (Avastin) injection: A case report. Retinal Cases Brief Rep. 2015;9:45-46.
7. Paccione R, Remedios P, Gautreaux J, English R. Diffuse Muscle Weakness in an Infant. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2015.
8. Washco V, Engel L, Smith DL, McCarron R. Distended bladder presenting with altered mental status and venous obstruction. Ochsner J. 2015;15:70-73.

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.

Jazz Fest Parking at the Dental School

In case you missed the email from J. Pegues, Vice Chancellor for Administration:

The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival will be held at the New Orleans Fairgrounds this weekend (24 – 26 April) and next week (30 April – 03 May).   Dean Henry Gremillion, DDS, has kindly extended an invitation to LSU Health New Orleans faculty, staff, and students to park at the Dental School, space permitting, with their LSUHSC IDs and parking gate cards.  University Police will accommodate entering and exiting through the Tensas Street Gate (the back walk-thru gate) on the above-referenced dates until 7:30 P.M. each day.  After 7:30 P.M., entering and exiting at the Tensas Street Gate will be via swiping your LSUHSC ID.  Access will also be available through the Florida Avenue drive-in.  All LSUHSC rules and regulations remain in effect regarding proper use and care of our campus properties and facilities.  Please see Chief William Joseph for any other questions.

 

Welcome our new dental librarian

Welcome to our newest dental librarian, Wes!

Wesley Lucas started as the dental reference librarian on March 2, 2015. Wes is originally from Pascagoula, MS, and has lived in New Orleans for the past 3 years. He received his Master of Library and Information Sciences from Louisiana State University and his Bachelor of Arts, History, and Anthropology from the University of Mississippi in Oxford.

Wes comes to the Dental Library from Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, where he was a library technician in the microforms, newspapers, and government documents department. He also was the Special Collections Digital Services graduate assistant at the Hill Memorial Library at LSU in Baton Rouge.  He has worked in a variety of academic and public libraries throughout his education and is happy to start his professional librarian career here at LSUHSC-NO.

We are thrilled to have Wes as part of the Dental Library team!

Library Calendars 2015-2016

The calendars for both the Isché and Dental Libraries for fiscal year 2015-2016 have been posted. As always, the Library Commons adjacent to the Isché Library is open 24/7 unless the building is closed for maintenance or emergency.

NLM Shakespeare exhibit at Dental Library

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The National Library of Medicine’s “And there’s the humor of it” Shakespeare and the Four Humors traveling exhibit is now available for viewing at the Dental Library through April 22nd. Come learn about the four humors and how they were believed to dictate a person’s health and demeanor. The Libraries have also put together a selection of books and articles that look at the development and advances of medicine during Shakespeare’s time.

More information about this NLM traveling exhibit can be found at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/about/exhibition/travelingexhibitions/shakespeare.html. This exhibition was developed and produced by the National Library of
Medicine, National Institutes of Health and the Folger Shakespeare Library.

 

 

Faculty Publications Spotlight for April

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.     Crawford RR, Higdon AN, Casey DB, Good DE, Mungrue IN. Multiple lithium-dependent brugada syndrome unmasking events in a bipolar patient. Clin Case Rep. 2015; 3:14-18.

2.     Luna-Tapia A, Kerns ME, Eberle KE, Jursic BS, Palmer GE. Trafficking through the late endosome significantly impacts candida albicans tolerance of the azole antifungals. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2015; 59(4)2410-2420.

3.     Musto AE, Walker CP, Petasis NA, Bazan NG. Hippocampal neuro-networks and dendritic spine perturbations in epileptogenesis are attenuated by neuroprotectin d1. PLoS One. 2015; 10:e0116543.

4.     Nau F Jr; Miller J; Saravia J; Ahlert T; Yu B; Happel KI; Cormier SA; Nichols CD. Serotonin 5-HT2 receptor activation prevents allergic asthma in a mouse model. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2015; 38:L191-L198.

5.     Paige JT, Arora S, Fernandez G, Seymour N. Debriefing 101: Training faculty to promote learning in simulation-based training. Am J Surg. 2015; 209:126-131.

6.     Smart SE, Crosby T, Jeyakumar A. An adolescent with a skin lesion. squamous cell carcinoma of the skin secondary to voriconazole-induced photosensitivity. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014; 140:979-980.

7.     Sriramula S, Xia H, Xu P, Lazartigues E. Brain-targeted angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 overexpression attenuates neurogenic hypertension by inhibiting cyclooxygenase-mediated inflammation. Hypertension. 2015; 65:577-86.

8.     Wilk A, Wyczechowska D, Zapata A, Dean M; Mullinax J; Marrero L; Parsons C; Peruzzi F; Culicchia F; Ochoa A; Grabacka M; Reiss K. Molecular mechanisms of fenofibrate-induced metabolic catastrophe and glioblastoma cell death. Mol Cell Biol. 2015; 35:182-198.

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.

Easter Hours

Easter Eggs

Easter Eggs

Easter Hours this weekend are as follow:

The Isché Library will be open from 8 am to 8 pm on Thursday, April 2nd and then closed Friday through Sunday. It will reopen on Monday, April 6th at 8 am until 10 pm, resuming regular hours.

The Dental Library  will be open from 8 am to 5 pm on Thursday, April 2nd and then closed from Friday through Sunday. It will reopen on Monday, April 6th at 8 am until 5 pm; regular hours will be resumed on Tuesday, April 7th.

8 years and counting

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It’s hard to believe that the Libraries’ Blog turns 8 today. We’re only 15 posts shy of 1500!

Thanks for your continued readership.

Hyperbaric – Brain Injury Trial in the News

Dr. Paul Harch‘s latest clinical trial on the effects of hyperbaric oxygen treatments on brain injured patients is in the news. The study is seeking 50 patients to undergo 40 treatments.

 

Libraries host NLM Shakespeare exhibit

Shakespearelogowithpicture

The Isché and Dental Libraries are happy to host the National Library of Medicine’s “And there’s the humor of it” Shakespeare and the Four Humors traveling exhibit. Come learn about the four humors and how they were believed to dictate a person’s health and demeanor. The Libraries have also put together a selection of books and articles that look at the development and advances of medicine during Shakespeare’s time.

The exhibit will be available at the Isché Library on the third floor of the Resource Center from March 15th through April 2nd on the Downtown Campus. It will then be at the Dental Library on the third floor of the Administration Building from April 6th through 22nd at the Dental Campus.

More information about this NLM traveling exhibit can be found at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/about/exhibition/travelingexhibitions/shakespeare.html. This exhibition was developed and produced by the National Library of
Medicine, National Institutes of Health and the Folger Shakespeare Library.

 

 

Ische Library Access 3/7 & 3/8

Due to maintenance on the downtown campus elevated walkways, access to the Isché Library is via LSUHSC ID on the 1st floor of the Resource Center Building. Those without IDs can contact University Police (504-568-8999) or the Isché Circulation Desk (504-568-6100) for assistance.