The Isché and Dental Libraries are closed until January 3rd at 8am.
Have a safe and happy winter break!
Both the Dental & Isché Libraries will begin Winter Break hours on Monday, December 19th. The Dental Library will be open from 8am to 5pm and the Isché Library will be open 8am to 6pm.
Both Libraries will closed from Friday, December 23rd through Monday, January 2nd. Both Libraries will reopen on Tuesday, January 3rd at 8am and resume normal hours.
On November 29th, the US Surgeon General‘s Office released the office’s first ever comprehensive report on addiction. The full report, Facing Addiction in America: the Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health, is over 400 pages long. There is an Executive Summary which is 36 pages in length.
The Centers for Disease Control has launched a new resource, VetoViolence. This website offers “free, online, interactive, and engaging violence prevention tools, trainings, and resources based on the best available evidence and research. The tools, trainings, and resources provide practical knowledge and skills to assist and enhance the work of violence prevention practitioners.” The aim of the website is to create safer communities for everyone.
Both the Isché and Dental Libraries will be closed Thursday through Saturday, November 24th – 26th in celebration of the Thanksgiving holiday. Both Libraries will close early on Wednesday, November 23rd; the Dental Library will close at 5pm and the Isché Library will close at 6pm.
The Libraries will reopen on Sunday, November 27th at their normal times, 11:30am at Dental and 12 noon at Isché.
The Library has received the following email from Ovid Support:
On October 12th the U.S. National Library of Medicine requested that Ovid temporarily discontinue MEDLINE/PubMed updates due to technical difficulties. The NLM has also requested that we delete records from October 6th and October 7th. This will mean that the last update for Ovid’s MEDLINE feed will be dated October 3rd. The banners are currently being updated to reflect the most recent data loaded into Ovid MEDLINE.
This request will not affect the EPub Ahead of Print feed. We will notify you as soon as we know when updates will become live again.
For the most up to date database, please use PubMed.
The Libraries will be closed Sunday and Monday, September 4th and 5th for the Labor Day Holiday. The Isché Library will be open Saturday, September 3rd from 9:30 am – 6pm.
Both Libraries will be re-open at 8am on Tuesday, September 6th.
The Dental Library is currently closed due to a power outage. The Library plans on reopening tomorrow morning at 8am.
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!
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.