Dental Library

Thanksgiving Hours

The Libraries (both Dental and Isché) will be closed Thursday-Saturday, November, 26-28. Additionally, the Isché Library will be closing at 6pm on Wednesday, November 25. The Isché Library will be open on Sunday, November 29.

The Libraries continue to be in Phase 3 for our regular hours. Also, the Libraries continue to be open to badge holders only.

Libraries Open

The LSUHSC Libraries (both downtown and Dental) are open today, their normal hours. Because of COVID-19 restrictions, all campuses continue to be limited to badge holders.

Libraries Early Closure 10/28/2020 – Hurricane Zeta

Another week, another Hurricane… the Libraries will close at noon on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 due to threat from Hurricane Zeta. We hope to reopen on Thursday, October 29th at our regular time of 8am.

Dental Library closed Sept. 9th

Due to a water outage at the School of Dentistry campus, the Dental Library is closed for the remainder of the day, September 9, 2020.

The Isché Medical Library on the Downtown campus is open its usual hours for today until 8pm. If you wish to come to the Downtown campus, please remember you will need your LSUHSC-NO i.d. to enter any buildings.

Library staff are available to assist you.

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

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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.”