Dental Library

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.

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

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.

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.

MLK, Jr Day Holiday

The Libraries will be closed on Monday, January 17th in honor of the Martin Luther King, Jr Holiday. Both the Dental and the Isché Libraries will reopen at 8am on Tuesday, January 18th. In addition, the Isché Library will be open from 9:30am-6pm on Saturday and 11:30am-8pm on Sunday as usual.

Thanksgiving Hours

The LSUHSC Libraries will be closed Thursday-Friday, November 25-26th for the Thanksgiving holiday.

The Isché Library will close at 6pm on Wednesday, November 24th and will be closed on Saturday, November 27th but will be open on Sunday, November 28th from 11:30am to 8pm.

Both Libraries will be open Monday, November 29th at 8am. And resume their current reduced hours.

Dental Library Re-Open!

The Dental Library reopens today (Monday, October 4th) at 8am and is returning to it’s limited COVID hours of 8am-6pm Monday-Thursday and 8am-5pm on Friday.

The Library still has some damage from Hurricane Ida that will be repaired in the coming months, but all library services and study spaces are available.

Dental Library Closed

We are still available to help you with research and information needs!

The Dental Library is closed until further notice. We will reopen as soon as possible while the damages caused by Hurricane Ida are being repaired.

The library staff are working at the Ische’ Library and are available to answer your questions and fill materials requests. Please contact us through our email,, or chat with us, You can also call us at 504-568-6100 and ask for a dental staff member.

We will keep you updated with tenative dates for reopening as soon as possible.