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Off-Campus Access

Introducing VisualDx: A New Tool for Clinicians

Thanks to the School of Medicine Office of Student Technology, LSUHSC now has access to a new web-based clinical application designed to aid in visual diagnosis and patient education.

VisualDx?á allows point-of-care assistance for the user. The differential builder, diagnosis search, and medication search provide the information necessary to compare symptoms, visual cues, diagnosis, and treatment options. The VisualDx image bank contains over 25,000 medical images of diseases of the skin, hair, nails, eyes, lungs, etc. and shows variations by age, skin type, and stage.

You can watch a video overview of the application here:?áhttp://www.visualdx.com/features/video-overview.

Access to VisualDx is currently available through August 2014 for use on campus as well as off-campus for those with remote access privileges.?áSupported browsers are Internet Explorer 7+, Google Chrome, Firefox, and Safari. VisualDx also supports mobile wireless devices with a 3G or 4G connection.

How to access Citrix with a Mac

The Library has put together a walk through of the steps you will need to go through in order to use the LSUHSC Citrix Web Interface from your Mac computer.

2 Minute Tips: Off Campus Databases

Our next installment of 2 Minute Tips reveals the steps to access a database like PubMed or CINAHLplus with full text when you are off campus.

View VIDEO: Accessing databases off campus

2 Minute tips is a blog series where we bring you short video tutorials on various tools and resources in the library.

2 Minute Tips: Off Campus Books/Journals

Spring semester is here! Brush up on your tech skills with this short video on accessing books and journals off campus.

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Two Minute tips is a series on our blog where we bring you short video tutorials on various tools and resources in the library.

2 Minute Tips: Create a PIN

Our newest 2 minute tip shows you how to create a PIN number for off campus access.

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2 Minute tips is a blog series where we bring you short video tutorials on various tools and resources in the library.

Holiday Reading from LSUHSC-NO Researchers

po-faculty-researchJust in time for your Winter Break reading, eight articles authored by LSUHSC-NO researchers are being displayed in the Library. The publications on are on view in the Library’s Reference area (near the Library elevator) on the third floor of the Resource Center Building, and are also part of the Library’s Faculty Publications Database.

The Faculty Publications Database includes publications authored by at least one member of the LSUHSC-New Orleans faculty, 1998 – present. Access to this database is available to the public. The database is linked from the Library web page here. This page includes a handy link to a PDF of the monthly bibliography of display articles. To add your faculty publications, or for questions about this database, contact Kathy Kerdolff.

LSUHSC-NO authors are shown in bold print:

Bowman SH, Moreno-Walton L, Ezenkwele UA, Heron SL. “Diversity in emergency medicine education: Expanding the horizon.” Academic Emergency Medicine.?á2011; 18(10 Suppl 2):S104-S109.

Busso CS, Wedgeworth CM, Izumi T. “Ubiquitination of human AP-endonuclease 1 (APE1) enhanced by T233E substitution and by CDK5.”?áNucleic Acids Research.?á2011; 39(18):8017-8028.

Cefalu CA. “Theories and mechanisms of aging.”?áClinics in Geriatric Medicine.?á2011; 27(4):491-506.

Kluka EA. “Emerging dilemmas with methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus infections in children.”?áCurrent Opinion in Otolaryngology & Head & Neck Surgery.?á2011; 19(6):462-466.

Paige JT, Yang T, Suleman R, Chauvin S, Alleyn J, Brewer M, Hoxsey R. “Role of instruction method in novices’ acquisition of minimally invasive surgical basic skills.”?áJournal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques.?á2011; 21(8):711-715.

Rice KL, Bennett M, Gomez M, Theall KP, Knight M, Foreman MD. “Nurses’ recognition of delirium in the hospitalized older adult.”?áClinical Nurse Specialist.?á2011; 25(6):299-311.

Sanchez RL, Ramsay AJ, Foster TP. “Efficient generation and rapid isolation via stoplight recombination of herpes simplex viruses expressing model antigenic and immunological epitopes.”?áJournal of Virological Methods.?á2011; Oct 20(epub).

Walvekar RR, Peters G, Hardy E, Alsfeld L, Stromeyer FW, Anderson D, DiLeo M. “Robotic-assisted transoral removal of a bilateral floor of mouth ranulas.”?áWorld Journal of Surgical Oncology.?á2011; 9:78.

WAM access

**Edit @ 6:30 pm** The off campus access screen is back to being pretty; please take a look at the office campus access webpage for screenshots. Please contact the Library if you have any problems.

*Edit @ 10:30 am* WAM access is back online, but it looks a little wonky. Functionality over beauty wins right now. We are continuing to work on the issue.

Unfortunately, with the launch of the new catalog look, off-campus access to full-text materials was accidentally disabled. We are working to fix this ASAP.

eBooks: We Have Them!

This month, the Library’s books display features our eBook databases, and some of the popular, recent editions of titles that can be accessed through our website. eBooks can be located in the following online resources:

AccessEmergency Medicine
AccessMedicine
AccessSurgery
Books@Ovid
MDConsult
NursingConsult
PsychiatryOnline
R2 Digital Library
Stat!Ref
Thieme ElectronicBook Library

These databases have been assembled on the Library’s website at:
http://www.lsuhsc.edu/no/library/resources/guides/EbooksRG.html
Read more >

Accessing Journal Articles Online class

The dental library will be presenting a class, Accessing Journal Articles Online, tomorrow as part of our celebration of National Medical Libraries Month. Please join us in the dental library conference room from noon-1:00pm. For more information or to reserve your space for this class please email us.
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Certificate Error & Remote Access

A number of patrons have been receiving a certificate error when attempting to use the Library’s Remote Access system (WAM).

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The certificate was renewed by LSU-Baton Rouge but is not propigating properly for some reason. To install the certificate, click on the from the following link. And then choose Open and then Install. Accept any other default settings. *Please note that this certificate only works with Internet Explorer & not Firefox.*

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Once installation is complete (takes about 10 seconds), attempt the off-campus link from the Library’s webpages again.

~EDIT~ This issue is now resolved thanks to the efforts of the IT staff.

Off Campus Access

Just a quick reminder that most LSUHSC-New Orleans resources are available off campus (any where not on the LSUHSC network). This includes full-text materials, books & journals. Check out our handy tutorial.

Off-Campus Access Available

Off Campus Access to the catalog is available once again. Thanks for your patience.

Tutorials for Full-Text Journals

Molly Knapp has completed a Windows Media Video tutorial for accessing full-text journals via the Libraries’ catalog, Innopac. Don’t forget there is also a video for accessing materials remotely.

VPN Changes

The LSUHSC Office of Computer Services provides secure remote access through a VPN (virtual private network) . Last summer, a new VPN client, SSLVPN was rolled out.

On July 29th, users who are still using the old VPN client, SecuRemote, will no longer have access to the Library’s catalog, Innopac. If you have SecuRemote (old client) installed, it must be uninstalled before installing SSLVPN (new client) (directions are available). Please contact your local computer supporter for more information.

Barcode & PIN (WAM) access will be unaffected.

New this semester? Handy info here!

Welcome to LSUHSC and thanks for reading our blog! Here’s some useful tips to get a good start to your studies.

GET YOUR LSUHSC ID & LIBRARY BARCODE
As you stop by the Registrars office (Library ?óÔé¼ÔÇØ 4th floor) for your official university ID, make sure to drop by our Circulation desk for a library bar code. You?óÔé¼Ôäóll need it to check out books & get off-campus access to our many online resources.

SET UP YOUR PAYPAW ACCOUNT
Once you have your ID & library barcode, drop by the LSUHSC bookstore on the 2nd floor of the Resource Center Building (433 Bolivar St) to set up your PayPaw account. You can use it in the cafeteria (for food) & the library (to print). You can also add money to it online.

QUESTIONS ABOUT LOGINS, PASSWORDS, EMAIL ACCOUNTS?
See our handout explaining campus logins.
Contact the LSUHSC help desk at 568-HELP for any questions you might have concerning access to WebCT, Blackboard, email, or other computer related services. You can also contact your school?óÔé¼Ôäós computer support directly.

WANT WIRELESS?
We have directions for that for XP, Vista and Intel Proset on our homepage.

COMMON CAMPUS LOCATIONS
Cafeteria & Atrium – 3rd floor of the Nursing & Allied Health Building
Campus Bookstore – 2nd floor of the Resource Center Building
Elevated Walkway/Walk to Wellness – access this from the 2nd floor of any campus buildings
Student Financial Aid Office – 2nd floor of the Resource Center Building (around the corner from the Credit Union)
Wellness Center – 3rd floor of the Stanislaus Hall Dormitory
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