New Systematic Review Service

The LSU Health Libraries are pleased to announce the launch of a new Systematic Review Service available to all LSUHSC faculty, researchers, staff, and students. Our trained librarians are available to partner with you on your comprehensive literature search projects, including scoping and narrative reviews too. We offer two tiers of collaboration, Expert Consultant and Co-Author, to meet the needs of your individual project. Access to our institutional subscription to Covidence, a systematic review management tool, is also available through our new service. Please visit our new LibGuide to learn more about this service. We also have a Form you can submit to request a meeting with a member of our Systematic Review team. 

Labor Day Closure

The Libraries will be closed Saturday, Sunday and Monday for the Labor Day Holiday. The Library Commons will be open all weekend.

The Dental Library will close at 5pm on Friday, September 1st and reopen at 8am on Tuesday, September 4th. The Isché Library will close at 6pm on Friday and reopen at 7:30am on Tuesday.

New LibGuide for Clinical Practice Guidelines

A new LibGuide has been created to help locate Clinical Practice Guidelines online and in databases. Check it out at this link:

Dental Library Hours Extended

The Dental Library will be extending its hours on Monday, May 8th. Our hours will be:

Monday – Thursday   8:00am – 8pm
Friday8:00am – 5pm
Sunday11:30am – 8pm

Mardi Gras Hours

The Libraries will be closed Carnival Weekend and on Mardi Gras.

Both the Isché and Dental Libraries will close at 5pm on Friday, February 17th. Libraries will also be closed on Saturday, February 18th and Sunday, February 19th.

On Monday, February 20th (Lundi Gras), the Isché Library will be open from 7:30am until 5:00pm. The Dental Library will be open from 8:00am until 5:00pm.

Both libraries will be closed all day on Mardi Gras, Tuesday, February 21st, and will return to regular hours on Wednesday, February 22nd.

Mardi Gras parade float from Res 2012 on Napoleon Ave.
Rex 2012 on Napoleon Avenue

History of Dental Education in Louisiana Libguide

Follow the History of Dental Education in Louisiana in a newly published LibGuide. Discover the history from its start at the New Orleans Dental College, read the 1905 Commencement from the New Orleans College of Dentistry, view the class of 1924 from the Tulane School of Dentistry, check out the long history of the Loyola School of Dentistry, and finally understand how dental education came to LSU. Check out the LibGuide here:

Dental Library Re-Opening 9/19!

The Dental Library will re-open at 8:00am on Monday, 9/19. We will resume normal hours at that time.

LSUSD Faculty Publications | September

As an extension of the faculty publication provided by the Ische’ Library, each month the Dental Library will present the published work of the LSUHSC – School of Dentistry community. These articles, as well as those in our comprehensive Faculty Publications database, are authored by at least one member of the LSUHSC – New Orleans research community. Current publications are stored digitally and can be accessed here:

Publications cited in the Faculty Publications database are harvested weekly from a variety of sources, such as PubMed, SCOPUS, and CINAHL. In addition to articles; books, book chapters, papers, editorials, letters to the editor, and meeting abstracts are included. All publications are authored by at least one member of the LSUHSC-NO community. The database is maintained by Metadata & Digital Projects Librarian Andrew Olinik.

View this month’s bibliography here. If you have an article to highlight or questions regarding the display or database, please contact Andrew Olinik.

Dental Library Temporarily Closed

The Dental Library closed today, August 25, 2022, at 10am due to the ongoing window remediation. We expect to re-open around September 7, 2022. The print collection will be unavailable during this time.
Please contact us at or use the chat service on our hompage if you need assistance.
Thank you for understanding and your cooperation.

New Headphones in Dental Library

The Dental Library has NEW HEADPHONES!

M360 | HP5500 Series

The UPGRADE includes:

  • Attractive modern design
  • Clearer sound
  • Noise canceling
  • Pause/play controls
  • Built-in microphone
  • Comfortable earpieces
  • Bluetooth pairing (aux cord available)

A library account is needed to borrow headphones. Headphones are considered reserve items and cannot leave the library.

Independence Day Hours

The Libraries will be closed on Monday, July 4th. In addition the Isché Library will be closed on Saturday, July 2nd and Sunday, July 3rd as well. The Dental Library is closed every weekend.

The Library Commons should be available all weekend for any studying needs.

Construction at the Dental Library

Starting Monday, 6/13/2022, contractors will begin repairing the exterior walls and windows in the Dental Library. The perimeter of the Library will be blocked off and there will be some noise, especially at the beginning of the project. Construction is expected to take 3-4 weeks.

We are sorry for the inconvenience this may cause. If you need a quiet place to study, please use the Isché Library on the downtown campus. It is on the 3rd floor of the Administration and Resource Building at 433 Bolivar St.

Thank you for your cooperation and understanding during this process.

Easter Hours

The Libraries will be closed Friday, April 15-17 for the University Easter Holiday. Both the Isché and Dental Libraries will close at 6pm on Thursday, April 14th. Both Libraries will re-open at 8am on Monday, April 18.

Dental Campus Closed – 2/2/22 at 10am

The Dental Campus including the Dental Library is closed for the day. A water main that is receiving emergency repair by SWB New Orleans has shutdown water to the campus. The Dental Campus plans to reopen tomorrow at regular time.

The Dental Librarians and Dental Library Staff are available via their emails and chat, if assistance is needed.