Dental Library

Libraries are Open!

But still on a Winter Break schedule, the Isché Library is open from 7:30am to 8pm on Wednesday, January 2nd and Thursday, January 3rd and then from 7:30am to 6pm on Friday, January 4th.

The Dental Library is open from 8am to 5pm on Wednesday, January 2nd through Friday, January 4th.

Both Libraries resume their regular hours over the weekend.

Libraries are Closed

The Libraries are closed for Winter Break. All online resources are available and the Library Commons, downtown, is available as long as the building is open.

See you in 2019!

Winter Break Hours at the Libraries

Winter break hours begin at the Isché Library on Friday, December 14th and at the Dental Library on Thursday, December 20th. The hours are as follows:

Isché Library
Friday, December 14th 7:30am-6pm
Saturday, December 15th 9:30am-6pm
Sunday, December 16th 12noon-8:30pm
Monday, December 17th – Friday, December 21st 7:30am-6pm
Saturday, December 22nd  – Tuesday, January 1st Closed
Wednesday, January 2nd – Thursday, January 3rd 7:30am-8pm
Friday, January 4th 7:30am-6pm


Dental Library
Thursday, December 20th – Friday, December 21st 8am-5pm
Saturday, December 22nd – Tuesday, January 1st Closed
Wednesday, January 2nd – Thursday, January 3rd 8am-5pm

December Faculty Publications

Image result for Christmas clip artA new selection of holly, jolly 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. Culbertson RA. The impending physician shortage: Policy solutions should allow the U.S. to achieve adequate supply. Healthc Exec. 2018;33(6):44-46.
  2. Davis KG, Orangio GR. Basic science, epidemiology, and screening for anal intraepithelial neoplasia and its relationship to anal squamous cell cancer. Clin Colon Rectal Surg. 2018;31(6):368-378.
  3. 3. Kuhns KJ, Zhang G, Wang Z, Liu W. ARD1/NAA10 acetylation in prostate cancer. Exp Mol Med. 2018;50(7):89-018-0107-0.
  4. Mader EC,Jr, Miller D, Toler JM, Olejniczak PW. Focal epileptiform discharges can mimic electrode artifacts when recorded on the scalp near a skull defect. J Investig Med High Impact Case Rep. 2018;62324709618795305-Dec.
  5. McKown AC, Casey JD, Russell DW, Joffe AM, Janz DR, Rice TW, Semler MW, Pragmatic Critical Care Research Group. Risk factors for and prediction of hypoxemia during tracheal intubation of critically ill adults. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2018;.
  6. Rae G, Newman WP,3rd, McGoey R, Donthamsetty S, Karpinski AC, Green J. The histopathologic reliability of tissue taken from cadavers within the gross anatomy laboratory. Anat Sci Educ. 2018;11(2):207-214.
  7. Schreiber AL, McGinn MA, Edwards S, Gilpin NW. Predator odor stress blunts alcohol conditioned aversion. Neuropharmacology. 2018;14482-90.
  8. Yellott E, Badeaux J, Martin J, Schiavo JH. Effectiveness of sugammadex versus neostigmine on restoration of neuromuscular function in surgical patients with myasthenia gravis undergoing rocuronium-induced neuromuscular blockade: A systematic review protocol. JBI Database System Rev Implement Rep. 2018;16(10):1922-1928.

Publications cited in the Faculty Publications database are harvested weekly from a variety of sources, such as PubMed, SCOPUS, 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.

Please come to the Library and view these recent publications by our research community.

Thanksgiving Hours

The Libraries will be closed Thursday-Saturday, November 22-24th of Thanksgiving week.

Both Libraries will close early on Wednesday, November 21st; the Isché Library will close at 6pm and the Dental Library will close at 5pm.

Both Libraries will reopen on Sunday, November 25th; the Isché Library will be open from 10am to 12 midnight and the Dental Library will be open from 11:30am to 8pm.

Dental School Closure 11/14

Due to a Power Outage, the Dental School will be closed for the rest of the day. All classes and appointments are cancelled.

Normal hours and operations will resume tomorrow.

Dental Library closure – Sunday, October 21st.

The dental library will be closed on Sunday, October 21st due to the scheduled AC shutdown.  All students are welcome to use the Isché Library on the downtown campus.  It is located on the third floor of the Resource Building, 433 Bolivar Street.

We are sorry for any inconvenience.

Dental Library Closed – Sunday, September 9th

Due to HVAC maintenance, the Dental Library will be closed on Sunday, September 9th. There will be no air conditioning in the building on the 8th or 9th.

Labor Day Hours

Both Libraries will be closed Sunday, September 2nd and Monday, September 3rd for the Labor Day holiday. The Isché Library will be open on Saturday, September 1st regular hours from 9:30-6.

Both Libraries will reopen Monday, September 4th; the Dental Library opens at 8am and the Isché Library opens at 7:30am.

Independence Day Hours

The Libraries will be closed on the 4th of July.

Additionally the Isché Library will close at 6pm on Tuesday, July 3rd. Otherwise summer hours remain in effect.

Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn

What happens when health-related issues and cartoons merge? A National Library of Medicine exhibit called, “Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!”.  The exhibit opens this week at the Dental Campus for the following dates of June 13th-29th. Learn about the latest medical oriented graphic novels and their contribution to societal learning. So, check out the National Library of Medicine exhibition; “Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!”.

The Exhibition Program at the National Library of Medicine strives to promote greater understanding and awareness of how the past informs the present and can shape the future by creating lively and informative exhibitions and educational resources that enhance awareness of and appreciation for the collections of the National Library of Medicine. These exhibitions and educational resources engage diverse audiences and explore a variety of topics in the history of medicine.

STAT!Ref Dental ebook Collection Cancelled

We are cancelling the STAT!Ref dental ebook collection due to the very high cost and lack of funds.  This collection will no longer be available in STAT!Ref as of July 1st.  We are currently working on replacing the content in other online formats and/or in print, so some titles from the cancelled collection will eventually be available again.  Please contact the Dental Library for a list of those titles, or for information on other related resources.

Thanks for your patience and understanding!

Summer Hours

Summer hours at both the Dental & Isché Libraries begin June 1 and run through July 31.

The Dental Library will close at 6pm Monday – Thursday and at 5pm on Fridays. The Dental Library will be closed on weekends.

The Isché Library will close at 10pm Sunday – Thursday and at 6pm on Fridays. Saturday hours will remain the same, 9:30am to 6pm.

Opening hours at both Libraries will remain the same, weekdays at 8am and noon on Sundays at Isché.

Easter Hours

Easter Eggs

The Isché & Dental Libraries will be closed Friday, March 30th through Sunday, April 1st for Easter. The Isché Library will close at 6pm on Thursday, March 29th and the Dental Library will close at 5pm on that day.

Both Libraries will reopen on Monday, April 2nd at 8am.

Carnival Hours

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The Libraries will have reduced hours over the final weekend of carnival through Mardi Gras day.

The Isché Library will close at 5pm on Friday, February 9th and will be open regular hours, 9:30am-6pm, on Saturday, February 10th. On Sunday, February 11th the downtown library will be open from 12 noon to 8:30pm and on Monday, February 12th from 8am to 5pm.

The Dental Library will close at 5pm on Friday, February 9th and remain closed on Saturday, February 10th as usual. On Sunday February 11th the Dental Library will be open regular hours from 11:30am to 8pm and on Monday, February 12th from 8am to 5pm.

Both Libraries will be closed on Tuesday, February 13th, a university holiday.