Frequently Asked Questions
What are the Library hours?
The Isché & Dental Libraries hours differ.
Where is the Library located?
Both the Isché & Dental Libraries are located on the 3rd floor of their buildings. The Isché Library is located in the Resource Center Building on the downtown campus and the Dental Library is located in the Dental Administration Building on the City Park Campus.
Is there public parking available near the Library?
Public parking for a fee is available at the Downtown Campus. Guest parking is available without cost at the City Park Campus.
Are the Libraries open to the public?
LSU Health Sciences Center Libraries are part of a state university and are open to the public with restrictions. After normal business hours, all non-LSUHSC visitors are asked to sign in with security and must have a valid driver's license or state ID is required for access.
Are there public-use computers in the Library?
If a patron is directly affiliated with LSUHSC New Orleans, Academic Unit, their LSUHSC UserID and password will enable full access to computers in the Library Computer Labs and in the Library Commons area downtown. Outside patrons may use the Public Use Computers in the Libraries for searching Library resources only.
How do I connect to the Wireless?
Wireless access is available to patrons with LSUHSC UserIDs and passwords.
the Akenhead Library?
The Akenhead Library is a conference room on the 4th floor in the Clinical Education Building (1542 Tulane Ave) in Room A416-2
There are 2 Bookstores for LSUHSC. The Health Sciences Bookstore is located on the 2nd floor in the Resource Center Building and the Dental Bookstore is located on the 3rd floor in the Dental Administration Building.
the Bursar's / Business Office?
The Bursar or Business Office is on the 1st floor of the Resource Center Building.
the Financial Aid Office?
The Financial Aid Office is located on the 2nd floor of the Resource Center Building.
the Parking Office?
The Parking Office is located on the 1st floor of the Resource Center Building.
the Registrar's Office?
The Registrar's Office is located on the 1st floor of the Resource Center Building.
the Student Health Services Office?
The Student Health Services Office is located on the 7th floor of the Lions Eye Center at 2020 Gravier St.
the Student Housing Office?
The Student Housing Office is located on the 2nd floor of the Residence Hall at 1900 Perdido St.
for a departmental copy card?
Departmental Copy Cards are issued by Auxiliary Enterprises.
to reserve the Library Conference Room in the Isché Library?
Contact the Libraries' Business Manager, Mike Fallon at firstname.lastname@example.org or 504-568-6105.
Library Barcode - access all Library services and resources: check-out materials, off campus access to resources & full text
- 14 digit barcode sticker on back of LSUHSC ID
- Register anytime during Libraries' hours at the Circulation Desk
LSUHSC Academic Unit Photo ID - critical campus identification, after hours access to LSUHSC campus, security, PayPaw
- Student photo IDs are taken the day of your school's registration
- All others contact the Office of the Registrar to make arrangements to have a photo ID made
Network ID and password - access to LSUHSC email account, some Library resources, and Moodle
- Register for Network privileges with Office of Computer Services; Network password changes monthly
- Contact your computer support group for problems, or the Help Desk: (504) 568-HELP (4357)
Pay Paw number - Pay Paw account access (allows LSUHSC ID to work like a debit card)
- 10 digit number on the back of LSUHSC ID
- Your account may have been set up at automatically, if not set it up at the Health Sciences Bookstore or Dental Bookstore
- LSUHSC PayPaw Services and online card office
- PayPaw guest cards offering similar services are available to Library patrons not affiliated with LSUHSC. Available for $1 in the Isché Library or for sale in the bookstores.
Pay for Print Popup Client (printing on campus) - retrieve print jobs around campus for a fee.
- Printing prompts for an ID and password
- Identifies your printouts from others
- Use the same username & password for all printouts, or create a new one every time
- Printing Charges in the Library
- Does not need to be your network LSUHSC ID & password
PIN (WAM) - password for off campus access to Library resources and full-text (Web Access Management)
- Used in conjunction with Library barcode for remote access
- You create a PIN (You must have a Library barcode to create a PIN)
RefWorks log-in and password - to web-based bibliography and database manager
- Create your own log-in and password that does not change
- Create a personal database of references by either importing citations from online databases or entering manually