Dental Library

Dental Library Expands Hours

Beginning Monday, July 6th the Dental Library will be open 5 days a week from 8am to 5pm, Monday through Friday. The Dental Library will be closed on weekends.

The Isché Library continues to be open from 8am to 8pm Monday through Thursday, from 8am to 6pm on Fridays, from 9:30am to 6pm on Saturdays and from 11:30am to 8pm on Sundays.

July 4th Weekend Hours

The Isché Library will close at 6pm on Thursday, July 2nd and will be closed Friday, July 3rd through Sunday, July 5th.

The Dental Library continues to be open Monday-Thursday from 8am to 2pm.

Both Libraries will reopen at 8am on Monday, July 6th.

Dental Library Expanding Hours on June 1

The Dental Library will expand its Phase 1 hours to Monday-Thursday from 8am to 2pm.

The Ische Library continues to be open Monday-Friday from 8am to 6pm and Saturdays from 9:30am to 6pm and Sundays from 11:30am to 8pm.

Libraries Reducing Hours Again

The Libraries are reducing hours again in response to the COVID-19 threat in the city of New Orleans.

The Ische Library will be open from 8am to 6pm Monday through Friday.

The Dental Library will be open on Mondays and Wednesdays only from 8am to 12noon.

The Library staff is available via Chat, Email or Telephone.

Libraries Reducing Hours

Starting today, Friday, March 20th, the Libraries will reduce their hours open.

The Ische Library will be open Monday – Thursday from 7:30am to 10 pm and on Fridays from 7:30am to 6pm.

The Dental Library will be open Monday – Friday from 8am to 5pm.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

Libraries to Remain Open

As of this moment, the Libraries (both Isché and Dental) plan to maintain their regular hours.

We ask that our patrons follow the CDC Guidelines on preventing illness.

Carnival Hours

The Libraries will have reduced hours over the last weekend of carnival and will be closed on Mardi Gras.

Isché Library

  • Friday, February 21st 7:30am – 5pm
  • Saturday, February 22nd Closed
  • Sunday, February 23rd Closed
  • Monday, February 24th 7:30am – 5pm
  • Tuesday, February 25th Closed

Dental Library

  • Sunday, February 23rd Closed
  • Monday, February 24th 8am – 5pm
  • Tuesday, February 25th Closed
  • Wednesday, February 26th 8am – 5pm
  • Thursday, February 27th 8am – 5pm

If a date isn’t listed we’re open our regular hours.

And we’re back!

Both Libraries re-open today, Wednesday, January 2nd. The Isché Library opened at 7:30am and the Dental Library opens at 8am.

The Libraries will continue their Winter Break hours through Sunday, January 5th. The Isché Library will be open from 7:30am to 6pm today and tomorrow, from 9:30am to 6pm on Saturday, January 4th and from 11:30pm to 8pm on Sunday, January 5th. The Dental Library will be open until 6pm today and then regular hours starting tomorrow. Regular hours at the Isché Library begin on Monday, January 6th.

Happy 2020!

Libraries are Closed until 1/2/2020

Both the Isché and Dental Libraries are now closed until 7:30am or 8am on Wednesday, January 2nd.

Happy and safe holidays to everyone!

Dental Library – Winter Break Hours

blue snowflake

The Dental Library has begun Winter Break Hours. The hours are as follows:

  • Friday, December 20th 8am – 5pm
  • Saturday, December 21st & Sunday, December 22nd Closed
  • Monday, December 23rd 8am – 5pm
  • Tuesday, December 24th – Wednesday, January 1st Closed
  • Thursday, January 2nd 8am – 6pm

The Dental Library will return to regular hours on Friday, January 3, 2020.


Welcome to our new librarian!

The LSUHSC-NO Libraries would like to welcome our newest librarian, Andrew Olinik, MLIS!

Andrew Olinik, MLIS, has joined the LSUHSC-NO libraries as the Metadata and Digital Projects Librarian. Andrew most recently worked with Northshore Technical Community College as their Electronic Resources Librarian. While at Northshore, Andrew was the Systems Administrator for all campuses where he lead cataloging of material, management of electronic resources, compilation of statistics on database use, and trialing of new electronic resources from vendors and publishers. He also achieved a level 1 certification in the Medical Library Association Consumer Health Information Specialization. Andrew’s previous work, education, and professional development includes special interest in archives, digital projects, and managerial experience.

Andrew is originally from Pennsylvania, just outside Philadelphia and is an avid sports fan. He is a member of the American Library Association (ALA) and the Society of American Baseball Researchers (SABR). In his spare time, Andrew enjoys researching baseball history and sports analytics.”

Unmasking Brain Injury moves to the Dental Campus

The Unmasking Brain Injury exhibit from the Brain Injury Association of Louisiana from the Isché Library to the Dental Library. This exhibit of masks made by brain injured individuals promotes awareness of the prevalence of brain injury and gives survivors a voice.

Display of 42 masks in the library commons
Unmasking Brain Injury 2019

It will be on view at the Dental Library October 23rd through November 7th. It was previously on view at the Isché Library from September 21st through October 21st.

Labor Day Hours

Both the Isché and Dental Libraries will be closed on Sunday and Monday, September 1st and 2nd for the Labor Day Holiday.

The Isché Library will be open Friday night until 8pm and on Saturday from 9:30am to 6pm for regular hours.

Both Libraries will reopen for the regular hours on Tuesday morning.

Pick Your Poison (NLM Exhibit) Moves to the Dental Library

The LSUHSC Libraries are happy to present a National Library of Medicine Traveling Exhibit:

Pick Your Poison: Intoxicating Pleasures & Medical Prescriptions has moved to the Dental Library from August 5th through the 23rd.

It was previously at the Isché Library from July 16th through August 2nd.

August 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. Echeverri Tirado LC, Ghonim MA, Wang J, Al-Khami AA, Wyczechowska D, Luu HH, Kim H, Sanchez-Pino MD, Yelamos J, Yassin LM, Boulares AH. PARP-1 is critical for recruitment of dendritic cells to the lung in a mouse model of asthma but dispensable for their differentiation and function. Mediators Inflamm. 2019;20191656484.
  2. Giarratano G, Bernard ML, Orlando S. Psychological first aid: A model for disaster psychosocial support for the perinatal population. J Perinat Neonatal Nurs. 2019;33(3):219-228.
  3. Greiffenstein P, Adams E, Scheuermann A, Rogers C. Treatment of symptomatic intercostal heterotopic ossification after surgical stabilization of rib fractures: Report of two cases and review of the literature. J Thorac Dis. 2019;11(Suppl 8):S1106-S1112.
  4. Kelley M, Spieler B, Rouse C, Karl B, Marshall R, Carbonella G. Urinothorax: A rare complication of percutaneous nephrostomy. Radiol Case Rep. 2019;14(6):729-733.
  5. Mamidi TKK, Wu J, Hicks C. Interactions between germline and somatic mutated genes in aggressive prostate cancer. Prostate Cancer. 2019;20194047680.
  6. Mashouri L, Yousefi H, Aref AR, Ahadi AM, Molaei F, Alahari SK. Exosomes: Composition, biogenesis, and mechanisms in cancer metastasis and drug resistance. Mol Cancer. 2019;18(1):75-019-0991-5.
  7. 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;250289-297.
  8.  Schiavo JH. PROSPERO: An international register of systematic review protocols. Med Ref Serv Q. 2019;38(2):171-180

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.