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Harry Potter and Medicine

St. Mungo's Magical Medical Library

St. Mungo’s Magical Medical Library

The LSUHSC-NO Libraries is pleased to host the National Libraries of Medicine’s traveling exhibit, Harry Potter’s World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine.  The exhibition will be at the Isché Library from September 1 – 18 and at the Dental Library from September 21 – October 6.

 

“IN 1997, BRITISH AUTHOR J. K. ROWLING INTRODUCED THE WORLD TO HARRY POTTER AND A LITERARY PHENOMENON WAS BORN.  Millions of readers have followed Harry to the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry where he discovers his heritage, encounters new plants and animals, and perfects his magical abilities. Although a fantasy story, the magic in the Harry Potter books is partially based on Renaissance traditions that played an important role in the development of Western science, including alchemy, astrology, and natural philosophy. Incorporating the work of several 15th- and 16th-century thinkers, the seven-part series examines important ethical topics such as the desire for knowledge, the effects of prejudice, and the responsibility that comes with power. This exhibition, using materials from the National Library of Medicine, explores Harry Potter’s world and its roots in Renaissance magic, science, and medicine.”1

Display at the Ische Library

Display at the Ische Library

The Exhibition Program at the National Library of Medicine strives to promote greater understanding and awareness of how the past informs the present and can shape the future by creating lively and informative exhibitions and educational resources that enhance awareness of and appreciation for the collections of the National Library of Medicine. These exhibitions and educational resources engage diverse audiences and explore a variety of topics in the history of medicine.

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1.  National Library of Medicine. Harry Potter’s World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine. Bethesda, MD. [cited 1 Sept 2015]. Available at:  http://www.nlm.nih.gov/exhibition/harrypottersworld/exhibition.html.

 

Remembering Katrina: Faculty Publications for September

Now that we have survived the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, we are want to spotlight Faculty Publications about the more long-term effects of the storm and its impact on our schools, hospitals, and community.  While the August display focused primarily on the immediate and short term effects, we now would like to turn the spotlight on the lessons we have learned in the wake of the catastrophe.   After reviewing the scores of articles published by our faculty and researchers, we have selected 24 articles, representing all of our schools, that we feel will give the best overview of the resurgence of our research community and the community we serve.

These 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. 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 articles to be featured, with the LSUHSC-NO researchers in bold print:

1.    Abramson DM, Grattan LM, Mayer B, Colten CE, Arosemena FA, Bedimo-Rung AL, Lichtveld M. The resilience activation framework: A conceptual model of how access to social resources promotes adaptation and rapid recovery in post-disaster settings. J Behav Health Serv Res. 2015;42(1):42-57.
2.    Ali M, Englert D, Sharma N, Jain N. An unexpected silver lining to Katrina: Elimination of inter-campus transfer delay in STEMI care. J La State Med Soc. 2012;164(4):216-218.
3.    Armbruster PC, Strother EA, Ballard RW, Hagan JL. Application data as an indicator for post-Katrina recovery of LSU postdoctoral dental programs. J Dent Educ. 2011;75(6):768-774.
4.    Barkemeyer BM. NICU care in the aftermath of hurricane Katrina: 5 years of changes. Pediatrics. 2011;128S8-S11.
5.    Bertrand JT, Dudas E, Goldin MB, Fontenot C. Providing healthcare to New Orleans’ heart and soul: The musicians. Arts Health. 2014;6(2):176-183.
6.    Brown JS, Cherry KE, Marks LD, Jackson EM, Volaufova J, Lefante C, Jazwinski SM. After hurricanes Katrina and Rita: Gender differences in health and religiosity in middle-aged and older adults. Health Care Woman Int. 2010;31(11):997-1012.
7.    Calderon-Abbo J. The long road home: Rebuilding public inpatient psychiatric services in post-Katrina New Orleans. Psychiatr Serv. 2008;59(3):304-309.
8.    Chauvin SW, DiCarlo RP, Lopez FA, Delcarpio JB, Hilton CW. In for the long haul: Sustaining and rebuilding educational operations after hurricane Katrina. Fam Commun Health. 2008;31(1):54-70.
9.    Cieslak R, Benight C, Schmidt N, Luszczynska A, Curtin E, Clark RA, Kissinger P. Predicting posttraumatic growth among hurricane Katrina survivors living with HIV: The role of self-efficacy, social support, and PTSD symptoms. Anxiety Stress Coping. 2009;22(4):449-463.
10.    Danna D, Bernard M, Jones J, Mathews P. Improvements in disaster planning and directions for nursing management. J Nurs Adm. 2009;39(10):423-431.
11.    deBoisblanc BP. Humanism: The legacy of hurricane Katrina. Am J Med Sci. 2006;332(5):298-300.
12.    Geisz-Everson MA, Bennett MJ, Dodd-McCue D, Biddle C. Disrupted by disaster: Shared experiences of student registered nurse anesthetists affected by hurricane Katrina. J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv. 2012;50(1):32-38.
13.    Giarratano G, Harville EW, de Mendoza VB, Savage J, Parent CM. Healthy start: Description of a safety net for perinatal support during disaster recovery. Matern Child Health J. 2014;19(4):819-2.
14.    Goenjian HA, Chiu ES, Alexander ME, Hilaire HS, Moses M. Incidence of cleft pathology in greater New Orleans before and after hurricane Katrina. Cleft Palate-Craniofac J. 2011;48(6):757-761.
15.    Hansel TC, Osofsky JD, Osofsky HJ, Friedrich P. The effect of long-term relocation on child and adolescent survivors of hurricane Katrina. J Trauma Stress. 2013;26(5):613-620.
16.    Loehn B, Pou AM, Nuss DW, Tenney J, McWhorter A, Dileo M, Kakade AC, Walvekar RR. Factors affecting access to head and neck cancer care after a natural disaster: A post-hurricane Katrina survey. Head Neck. 2011;33(1):37-44.
17.    Lopez FA. Almost five years later. Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans health care, and the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. Pharos Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Med Soc. 2010;73(3):8-11.
18.    Osofsky HJ, Osofsky JD, Arey J, Kronenberg ME, Hansel T, Many M. Hurricane Katrina’s first responders: The struggle to protect and serve in the aftermath of the disaster. Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2011;5 Suppl 2S214-9.
19.    Rigby PG, Nelson S, Hilton C, Moerschbaecher J, Hollier L. The proportionate renewal of physician supply: Annual kinetics expressed by a simple formula. J La State Med Soc. 2010;162(2):104-109.
20.    Robinson WT, Wendell D, Gruber D, Foxhood J, Scalco MB, Zapata A. Estimating the return of persons living with HIV/Aids to New Orleans: Methods for conducting disease surveillance in the wake of a natural disaster. Am J Public Health. 2008;98(4):666-668.
21.    Rung AL, Broyles ST, Mowen AJ, Gustat J, Sothern MS. Escaping to and being active in neighbourhood parks: Park use in a post-disaster setting. Disasters. 2011;35(2):383-403.
22.    Sanders CV, Lopez FA. Hurricane Katrina and the Louisiana State University-New Orleans Department of Medicine: Rebuilding, recruiting, and renewing. Am J Med Sci. 2008;336(2):185-190.
23.    Townsend MH. The effect of hurricane Katrina on medical student career choice. Acad Psychiatry. 2012;36(3):258-259.
24.    Wahl GM, Marr AB, Brevard SB, Weintraub SL, Hunt JP, Mcswain NE, Duchesne JC, Baker CC. The changing face of trauma: New Orleans before and after hurricane Katrina. Am Surg. 2009;75(4):284-286.

In October we will resume our regular presentation of recent faculty publications.

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 articles, 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 publications by our research community.

Remembering Katrina: Faculty Publications for August

As we approach the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, we are dedicating our Faculty Publications display for the next two months to articles about the storm and its impact on our schools, hospitals, and community. August’s display will focus on the immediate and short term effects: the damage to the campuses, and the efforts of our community to not only survive the damage left in the wake of catastrophic flooding but to learn from it. After reviewing the scores of articles published by our faculty and researchers, we have selected 24 articles, representing all of our schools, that we feel will give the best overview of the impact of the storm on our research community and on the community we serve.

These 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.  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 articles to be featured, with the LSUHSC-NO researchers in bold print:

1.    Aldridge K, Besch CL, Belmares J, Broyles S, Clark RA, DiCarlo RP, Dumestre J, Figueroa J, Gootee P, Hagensee ME, Hull A, Lillis R, Lopez F, Maffei J, Murphy M, Nsuami M, Martin D, Pindaro C, Taylor SN, Wilcox R, Zachary J. Eight months later: Hurricane Katrina aftermath challenges facing the infectious diseases section of the Louisiana State University Health Science Center. Clin Infect Dis. 2006;43(4):485-489.
2.    Barkemeyer BM. Practicing neonatology in a blackout: The university hospital NICU in the midst of hurricane Katrina: Caring for children without power or water. Pediatrics. 2006;117(5):S369-74.
3.    Bedimo-Rung AL, Thomson JL, Mowen AJ, Gustat J, Tompkins BJ, Strikmiller PK, Sothern MS. The condition of neighborhood parks following hurricane Katrina: Development of a post-hurricane assessment instrument. J Phys Act Health. 2008;5(1):45-57.
4.    Bernard M, Mathews PR. Evacuation of a maternal-newborn area during hurricane Katrina. MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs. 2008;33(4):213-223.
5.    Blatz M, Ripps A. Hurricane Katrina from a faculty perspective. Pract Proced Aesthet Dent. 2006;18(2):124.
6.    Brevard SB, Weintraub SL, Aiken JB, Halton EB, Duchesne JC, McSwain Jr. NE, Hunt JP, Marr AB. Analysis of disaster response plans and the aftermath of hurricane Katrina: Lessons learned from a level I trauma center. J Trauma. 2008;65(5):1126-1132.
7.    DiCarlo RP, Hilton CW, Chauvin SW, Delcarpio JB, Lopez FA, McClugage SG, Letourneau JG, Smith R, Hollier LH. Survival and recovery: Maintaining the educational mission of the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in the aftermath of hurricane Katrina. Acad Med. 2007;82(8):745-756.
8.    Dugan EM, Snow MS, Crowe SR. Working with children affected by hurricane Katrina: Two case studies in play therapy. Child Adolesc Ment Health. 2010;15(1):52-55.
9.    Duggal A, Letourneau JG, Bok LR. LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans Department of Radiology: Effects of Hurricane Katrina. Acad Radiol. 2009;16(5):584-592.
10.    Fidel PLJ, Pousson RG. Hurricane Katrina and the LSU Dental School(s): A remarkable encounter of survival. J Dent Res. 2007;86(3):198-201.
11.    Giarratano G, Orlando S, Savage J. Perinatal nursing in uncertain times: The Katrina effect. MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs. 2008;33(4):249-257.
12.    Hoxsey RJ, Smith M, Miller JM,Jr, Nolan TE. Surviving disaster: Assessment of obstetrics and gynecology training at Louisiana State University-New Orleans before and after hurricane Katrina. Am J Med Sci. 2008;336(2):151-155.
13.    Kline DG. Historical vignette: Inside and somewhat outside Charity. J Neurosurg. 2007;106(1):180-188.
14.    Krane NK, DiCarlo RP, Kahn MJ. Medical education in post-Katrina New Orleans: A story of survival and renewal. J Am Med Assoc. 2007;298(9):1052-1055.
15.    Leder HA, Rivera P. Six days in Charity Hospital: Two doctors’ ordeal in hurricane Katrina. Compr Ther. 32(1):2-9.
16.    Martinez JA. Three years after hurricane Katrina: Advancements in ACGME competency-based training in the internal medicine residency program at Louisiana State University in New Orleans, Louisiana. Am J Med Sci. 2008;336(2):161-165.
17.    O’Leary JP. Surgery in a disaster: Assessing the lessons of the Katrina event. Bull Am Coll Surg. 2007;92(9):8-11.
18.    Osofsky HJ. In the eye of Katrina: Surviving the storm and rebuilding an academic department of psychiatry. Acad Psychiatry. 2007;31(3):183-187.
19.    Osofsky HJ, Osofsky JD, Kronenberg M, Brennan A, Hansel TC. Posttraumatic stress symptoms in children after hurricane Katrina: Predicting the need for mental health services. Am J Orthopsychiatry. 2009;79(2):212-220.
20.    Sanders CV. Hurricane Katrina and the LSU-New Orleans Department of Medicine: Impact and lessons learned. Am J Med Sci. 2006;332(5):283-288.
21.    Swartz WJ, Spriggs LL, Oliver PD, Venuti JM, Casey GP, Whitworth Jr. RH. Survival of a gross anatomy course in the wake of hurricane Katrina. Clin Anat. 2007;20(4):357-361.
22.    Taylor E, Jacobs R, Marsh ED. First year post-Katrina: Changes in occupational performance and emotional responses. Occup Ther Ment Health. 2011;27(1):3-25.
23.    Townsend MH. Medical student education in psychiatry after Katrina: Disaster and renewal. Acad Psychiatry. 2007;31(3):205-210.
24.    VanMeter K. Katrina at Charity Hospital: Much ado about something. Am J Med Sci. 2006;332(5):251-254.

At the beginning of September we will be spotlighting 24 faculty publications exploring how far we have come since the storm and the long term effects of the devastation.

In October we will resume our regular presentation of recent faculty publications.

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 articles, 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 publications by our research community.

Faculty Publications Spotlight for July

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. Bentzley JP, Coker-Bolt P, Moreau NG, Hope K, Ramakrishnan V, Brown T, Mulvihill D, Jenkins D. Kinematic measurement of 12-week head control correlates with 12-month neurodevelopment in preterm infants. Early Hum Dev. 2015;91(2):159-164.
  2. Burn BR, Varner KJ. Environmentally persistent free radicals (EPFRs) compromise left ventricular function during ischemia/reperfusion injury. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2015;308(9):H998-H1006.
  3. DeVos EL, Totten VY, Moreno-Walton L, Holliman CJ, Mulligan T, Jacquet GA, Bodiwalla G. How to start and operate a national emergency medicine specialty organisation. Afr J Emerg Med. 2015;4(4):200-205.
  4. Gilpin NW, Herman MA, Roberto M. The central amygdala as an integrative hub for anxiety and alcohol use disorders. Biol Psychiatry. 2015;77(10):859-869.
  5. Hulin MW, Lawrence MN, Amato RJ, Weed PF, Winsauer PJ. Comparison of dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) and pregnanolone with existing pharmacotherapies for alcohol abuse on ethanol- and food-maintained responding in male rats. Alcohol. 2015;49(2):127-38.
  6. Mader EC,Jr, Richeh W, Ochoa JM, Sullivan LL, Gutierrez AN, Lovera JF. Tumefactive multiple sclerosis and hepatitis C virus 2a/2C infection: Dual benefit of long-term interferon beta-1a therapy? J Neurol Sci. 2015;349(1-2):239-42.
  7. Moody-Thomas S, Nasuti L, Yi Y, Celestin MD, Horswell R, Land TG. Effect of systems change and use of electronic health records on quit rates among tobacco users in a public hospital system. Am J Public Health. 2015;(Suppl 2):e1-e7.
  8. Trommelen RD, Hebert L, Nelson TK. Impact on physical therapy and audiology students of an interprofessional case-based learning experience in education of vestibular disorders. J Allied Health. 2014;43(4):194-200.

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.

Faculty Publications Spotlight for June

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. Bankhead S, Jackson J, Brodell R. Annular plaques on the back and flanks. J Fam Pract. 2015;64:47-49.

2. Brickman TM, Stark MW, Jeyakumar A. Unusual case of neonatal hypercalcemia. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2015;79:758-9.

3. Bruce-Keller AJ, Salbaum JM, Luo M, Blanchard E IV, Taylor CM, Welsh DA, Berthoud H-R. Obese-type gut microbiota induce neurobehavioral changes in the absence of obesity. Biol Psychiatry. 2015;77:607-615.

4. Cardenas D, Carter PM, Nation CS, Pizarro JC, Guidry J, Aiyar A, Kelly BL. LACK, a RACK1 ortholog, facilitates cytochrome c oxidase subunit expression to promote Leishmania major fitness. Mol Microbiol. 2015;96:95-109.

5. Diaz JH. Increasing risks of human dirofilariasis in travelers. J Travel Med. 2015;22:116-123.

6. Ghonim MA, Pyakurel K, Ju J, Rodriguez PC, Lammi MR, Davis C, Abughazleh MQ, Mansy MS, Naura AS, Boulares AH. DNA-dependent protein kinase inhibition blocks asthma in mice and modulates human endothelial and CD4+ T-cell function without causing severe combined immunodeficiency. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2015;135:425-440.

7. Janz DR, Bastarache JA, Rice TW, Bernard GR, Warren MA, Wickersham N, Sills G, Oates JA, Roberts LJ II, Ware LB. Randomized, placebo-controlled trial of acetaminophen for the reduction of oxidative injury in severe sepsis: The acetaminophen for the reduction of oxidative injury in severe sepsis trial. Crit Care Med. 2015;43:534-541.

8. Katner A, Lackovic M, Streva K, Paul V, Trachtman WC. Evaluation of available data sources to prioritize parishes for arsenic monitoring and outreach related to private well drinking water. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2015;21 Suppl 2:S93-S101.

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.

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.

 

 

Libraries host NLM Shakespeare exhibit

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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.

 

 

Databases Beyond PubMed: March’s Library Lunchtime Learning

Choosing the right tool for the job is just as important in the library as it is in the clinic. PubMed/MEDLINE is a reliable and extensive resource, but it may not always be the appropriate one for your information need. During March’s Library Lunchtime Learning session, we’ll examine several other databases that could be appropriate to use in different circumstances.

Databases Beyond PubMed

March 17, 12-1 p.m., Computer Laboratory, 4th floor Library, Resource Center Building

March 23, 12-1 p.m., Copping Room (2309), LSU School of Dentistry

If you plan to attend, please RSVP to rpremo@lsuhsc.edu with your name and department; however, drop-ins are welcome!

Abstract Writing workshop

In scholarly writing, abstracts and citations have a great deal of impact in terms of touching the outside research community (after all, when was the last time you did not use abstracts to select which search results or conference posters you wanted to read in entirety). Yet, authors often spare them little attention, throwing together a few sentences before submitting a manuscript.

As part of the monthly Library Lunchtime Learning series, next week we will focusing on how to write strong abstracts that accurately represent your research while attracting potential readers. Additionally, we will cover a few guiding principles for citing sources.

If you plan to attend, please RSVP to rpremo@lsuhsc.edu; however, drop-ins are welcome!

 

 

Writing Abstracts and Citations

February 24, 12-1 p.m., Wirth Room (2203), LSU School of Dentistry

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February 26, 12-1 p.m., Computer Laboratory, 4th floor Library, Resource Center Building

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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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 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.

Become a Better PubMed User

Teaching, clinic, committees, research, mentoring, continuing education, administrative duties: With all that on your plate, do you really have time for inefficient literature searches?

The November Library Lunchtime Learning presentation—PubMed Beyond the Basics—is designed to help you get the most out of the premier biomedical citation database. Join us and learn how to more effectively and efficiently search PubMed using advanced features such as Medical Subject Headings, filters, index terms, and the Related Citations and Clinical Queries functions to more easily find the research you need. In addition, we’ll show you how to personalize your PubMed experience via MyNCBI, which will allow you to create bibliographies, automated searches, and separate collections.

The session will be held once at the Dental Campus and once Downtown. If you plan to attend, please RSVP to dentlib@lsuhsc.edu.  But remember, we always welcome drop-in attendees. We hope to see you there!

PubMed Beyond the Basics

November 5, 12-1 p.m.
Copping Room (2309), LSU School of Dentistry

and

November 18, 12-1 p.m.
Computer Laboratory, 4th floor Library, Resource Center Building