Campus News

August 28 Back to School Breakfast at the Isché Library!

Save the date!

On Wednesday, August 28, from 7:30 to 10:30 AM, the Isché Library would like to invite new and returning students to breakfast at the downtown campus!

Stop by the 3rd floor Library Commons in the Resource Center Building for coffee, breakfast, and a chance to meet the librarians and library staff. We hope to see you there!

Pay Paw Services Down 8/6-7/19

Pay Paw services are currently down for maintenance. The maintenance and outage will continue for the next two days.

This temporary Pay Paw outage means that services like printing and copying will be unavailable, along with the ability to add money or pay using your Pay Paw account.

Libraries and campus closure 7/11-14/19

The LSUHSC New Orleans campuses will remain closed on Thursday, July 11th through Sunday, July 14th ahead of the anticipated tropical weather over the next few days. We plan to reopen on Monday morning.

June Faculty Publications

A new selection of articles have 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.

  1. Bronstone A, Neary JT, Lambert TH, Dasa V. Supartz (sodium hyaluronate) for the treatment of knee osteoarthritis: A review of efficacy and safety. Clin Med Insights Arthritis Musculoskelet Disord. 2019;12:1-10.
  2. Cohen-Rosenblum A, Cui Q. Osteonecrosis of the femoral head. Orthop Clin North Am. 2019;50(2):139-149.
  3. Grodsky JD, Craver RD, Ashoor IF. Early identification of transplant glomerulopathy in pediatric kidney transplant biopsies: A single-center experience with electron microscopy analysis. Pediatr Transplant. 2019;e13459.
  4. Hajirawala L, Barton JS. Diagnosis and management of lynch syndrome. Dis Colon Rectum. 2019;62(4):403-405.
  5. Jolley SE, Welsh DA. Substance use is independently associated with pneumonia severity in persons living with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Subst Abus. 2019;1-6.
  6. Nugent N, Gaston SA, Perry J, Rung AL, Trapido EJ, Peters ES. PTSD symptom profiles among louisiana women affected by the 2010 deepwater horizon oil spill: A latent profile analysis. J Affect Disord. 2019;250:289-297.
  7. Seifu SA, Subramaniam PN, Glancy DL. Electrocardiograms recorded after asystolic cardiac arrest. Am J Cardiol. 2019;.
  8. Zhao Y, Jaber VR, LeBeauf A, Sharfman NM, Lukiw WJ. microRNA-34a (miRNA-34a) mediated down-regulation of the post-synaptic cytoskeletal element SHANK3 in sporadic alzheimer’s disease (AD). Front Neurol. 2019;1028.

Publications cited in the Faculty Publications database are harvested weekly from a variety of sources, such as PubMedSCOPUS, 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.

Eduroam on the road

Our campus is compatible with Eduroam, which can be used when our faculty and students are traveling. Or when visitors who are here from participating campuses.

Eduroam is a global Wi-Fi service enabling connectivity across campuses.

For more information about Eduroam and which campuses are compatible with this service, check out their website.

 

New TVs with HDMI Ports in Library Commons

There are two new televisions in the library commons which allow for computer screens to be shared via HDMI connection. Just stop by the Circulation Desk to checkout HDMI cables! Use of these televisions is available on a first come, first served basis.

Please let the circulation staff know if you have any questions!

Weather Closure 4/18/19

Due to anticipated severe weather in the New Orleans area, the Chancellor has announced an emergency closure at noon today, April 18, 2019. The text of the email is included below:

Due to the hazardous weather conditions forecast for the metropolitan New Orleans area, LSU Health New Orleans academic downtown and dental campuses will close at 12:00 noon today. Classes, patient appointments and events scheduled on campus this afternoon and evening are cancelled.

At this time, this closure applies only to the academic campus of LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans and the LSU Healthcare Network’s Primary Care and Dental Clinic on the Dental School campus. Hospital and Healthcare Network personnel should follow hospital and HCN emergency procedures and check with their leadership for information and instructions. The LSU Healthcare Network plans to issue a separate communication regarding their other clinic locations.

Kids’ Teeth Website Nearing Completion

 

 

 

Kids’ Teeth is a new website in development that will help families of children with special needs find information on the connection between their child’s condition and their oral health.  It was created by LSU School of Dentistry Librarian Julie Schiavo and Pediatric Dentistry Associate Professor Dr. Priyanshi Ritwik after they observed a lack of readily available information on this topic to share with parents at the point of care.

The website can help families decide when special-needs children need to go to a dentist and what to do to make seeing the dentist easier.  As well, health care providers can use the information on this website to inform and educate patients and their families about oral problems that are caused by common diseases.  There are currently ten topics that will be regularly updated and expanded in the future.

The website debuted at the recent annual ADEA conference in Chicago where it was received positively, and it will go live in a matter of weeks after further testing.  Feedback is encouraged, so make sure to complete a survey through the handy links on the website:  https://www.lsusd.lsuhsc.edu/kids_teeth/

This project was funded by a grant award from the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.

April Faculty Publications

A new selection of articles highlighting Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology (MIP) have 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.

  1. Darville T, Albritton HL, Zhong W, Dong L, O’Connell CM, Poston TB, Quayle AJ, Goonetilleke N, Wiesenfeld HC, Hillier SL, Zheng X. Anti-chlamydia IgG and IgA are insufficient to prevent endometrial chlamydia infection in women and increased anti-chlamydia IgG is associated with enhanced risk for incident infection. Am J Reprod Immunol. 2019;e13103.
  2. Li L, Zhou J, Wang W, Huang L, Tu J, Baiamonte L, Stark M, Mills M, Hope TJ, Drobnis EZ, Quayle AJ, Schust DJ. Effects of three long-acting reversible contraceptive methods on HIV target cells in the human uterine cervix and peripheral blood. Reprod Biol Endocrinol. 2019;17(1):26-019-0469-8.
  3. Van Der Pol WJ, Kumar R, Morrow CD, Blanchard EE, Taylor CM, Martin DH, Lefkowitz EJ, Muzny CA. In silico and experimental evaluation of primer sets for species-level resolution of the vaginal microbiota using 16S ribosomal RNA gene sequencing. J Infect Dis. 2019;219(2):305-314.
  4. Xue J, Schmitz BW, Caton K, Zhang B, Zabaleta J, Garai J, Taylor CM, Romanchishina T, Gerba CP, Pepper IL, Sherchan SP. Assessing the spatial and temporal variability of bacterial communities in two bardenpho wastewater treatment systems via illumina MiSeq sequencing. Sci Total Environ. 2019;6571543-1552.
  5. Bruni GO, Zhong K, Lee SC, Wang P. CRISPR-Cas9 induces point mutation in the mucormycosis fungus rhizopus delemar. Fungal Genet Biol. 2018;1241-7.
  6. Ibana JA, Sherchand SP, Fontanilla FL, Nagamatsu T, Schust DJ, Quayle AJ, Aiyar A. Chlamydia trachomatis-infected cells and uninfected-bystander cells exhibit diametrically opposed responses to interferon gamma. Sci Rep. 2018;8(1):8476-018-26765-y.
  7. Ikeh MAC, Fidel PL,Jr, Noverr MC. Identification of specific components of the eicosanoid biosynthetic and signaling pathway involved in pathological inflammation during intra-abdominal infection with candida albicans and staphylococcus aureus. Infect Immun. 2018;.
  8. Rhoads JM, Collins J, Fatheree NY, Hashmi SS, Taylor CM, Luo M, Hoang TK, Gleason WA, Van Arsdall MR, Navarro F, Liu Y. Infant colic represents gut inflammation and dysbiosis. J Pediatr. 2018;20355-61.

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.

LSUHSC-New Orleans Launches New Graphic Medicine Collection

Comics aren’t just for teens! Graphic medicine explores healthcare and medicine while using the comic format as a medium for learning.

Graphic novels can be helpful tools for practitioners and patients to further the discussion about healthcare in the United States.  These books are in fact tools that help bridge the health literacy gap.

To highlight this genre, we have a variety of titles available for check out that explore Alzheimer ’s disease, disabilities, abuse, and mental disorders.

So, come by and check out our new books on the 3rd Floor!

New Year, New Faculty Publications (Jan 2019)

A new, fresh selection of articles have 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.

  1. Cameron JE, Rositch AF, Vielot NA, Mugo NR, Kwatampora JKL, Waweru W, Gilliland AE, Hagensee ME, Smith JS. Epstein-barr virus, high-risk human papillomavirus and abnormal cervical cytology in a prospective cohort of african female sex workers. Sex Transm Dis. 2018;45(10):666-672.
  2. Kanotra SP, Vaitaitis V, Hopkins H, Fletcher M, Gonsoulin CK, Keith B. Impact of supraglottoplasty on parental preception of swallowing using a 10 question swallowing index. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2018;109:122-126.
  3. Li Z, Polhemus DJ, Lefer DJ. Evolution of hydrogen sulfide therapeutics to treat cardiovascular disease. Circ Res. 2018;123(5):590-600.
  4. Marrero CE, Igbokwe LI, Leonardi C. Access to orthopedic care post medicaid expansion through the affordable care act. J Natl Med Assoc. 2018;.
  5. Nanney JT, Conrad EJ, Reuther ET, Wamser-Nanney RA, McCloskey M, Constans JI. Motivational interviewing for victims of armed community violence: A nonexperimental pilot feasibility study. Psychol Violence. 2018;8(2):259-268.
  6. Orangio GR. The economics of colon cancer. Surg Oncol Clin N Am. 2018;27(2):327-347.
  7. Scribner RA, Radix RL, Gilliland AE, Leonardi C, Ferguson TF, Noel TP, Andall RG, Andall NR, Radix C, Frank R, Benjamin J, James J, Benjamin R, Waechter RL, Sothern MS. Absence of adolescent obesity in grenada: Is this a generational effect? Front Public Health. 2018;6204.
  8. Wadhwa P, Yu Q, Zhu H, Townsend JA. Dental age difference in children with ADHD. J Clin Pediatr Dent. 2018;42(3):208-211.

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.

Libraries are Closed

The Libraries are closed for Winter Break. All online resources are available and the Library Commons, downtown, is available as long as the building is open.

See you in 2019!

PayPerPrint Scheduled Downtime

The PayPerPrint system on campus will be down for 1 hour on Thursday, December 20th beginning at 1pm for scheduled maintenance. This affects all PayPerPrint systems across campus.

Winter Break Hours at the Libraries

Winter break hours begin at the Isché Library on Friday, December 14th and at the Dental Library on Thursday, December 20th. The hours are as follows:

Isché Library
Friday, December 14th 7:30am-6pm
Saturday, December 15th 9:30am-6pm
Sunday, December 16th 12noon-8:30pm
Monday, December 17th – Friday, December 21st 7:30am-6pm
Saturday, December 22nd  – Tuesday, January 1st Closed
Wednesday, January 2nd – Thursday, January 3rd 7:30am-8pm
Friday, January 4th 7:30am-6pm

 

Dental Library
Thursday, December 20th – Friday, December 21st 8am-5pm
Saturday, December 22nd – Tuesday, January 1st Closed
Wednesday, January 2nd – Thursday, January 3rd 8am-5pm