E-Journal News

Update: Problems accessing JAMA Network journals off campus

Update: As of Friday, August 27, the error that was preventing access to any JAMA Network journal content from off campus via a Library EZproxy link has been resolved, but we are still seeing odd page displays.

When you follow one of the Library’s link to any JAMA Network title, you may see some icons on page not displaying correctly. Fortunately, the link to download PDFs of articles is displaying properly:

Screenshot of article download options

Until this issue is completely fixed you may encounter other problems, so please don’t hesitate to contact us if you need help. You may also continue to access JAMA Network titles directly via OpenAthens as described below.

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There is an issue that is affecting all subscribers to titles included in the JAMA Network family of journals when trying to access off campus via EZproxy. For us this means that you will encounter this error message when trying to access any JAMA title off campus from the Library’s Catalog, E-Journals & E-Books A to Z List, EDS Health Discovery service, and any LibKey products:

Screenshot of error message

JAMA Network is aware of the issue and is currently working to resolve it. If you are on campus via a wired connection you will not see this problem, but if you are connected via the LSUHSC-Secure wireless network you will still have this issue although you are on campus. This same issue also extends to any connections via the VPN.

Until it is fixed, you can access JAMA Network journals from off campus by going directly to https://jamanetwork.com/ and logging in via Open Athens.

First, when at the site’s home page, click on “Sign In” to the right of the screen:

Screenshot of sign in page

Then, click the link to “OpenAthens” :

Screenshot of login options

At the next screen, enter “LSU” in the box to the right and then click the link for “LSU Health Sciences Center” :

Screenshot of OpenAthens login options

Then, on the next screen enter your full LSUHSC-NO e-mail address and current password:

Screenshot of ADFS login

If you need any assistance accessing articles from the JAMA Network journals or if you need help with any other Library resources, please contact us.

ASHA Perspectives now available

The Library was able to add a current subscription to and purchase the available backfiles for ASHA Perspectives. You can now read all of the Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups from 2016 to present.

You can also access the archives of all 19 sections of the ASHA Special Interest Groups. Most are available for 1997 through 2015.

We hope these additions will be of help, but if you have any questions about this or any other Library resources please contact us.

January 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. With the currently changes, we’ve decided to post the publications digitally. Check out the display below:

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. A PDF of a bibliography of this month’s additions will soon be available 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.

UPDATE: JAPMA now available

Update: As of Monday, January 25, we are able to access JAPMA for 1996 to present.

Original post: We have lost all online access to articles for the Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association. The Library does have print issues for 1985 through 2005, and we are working to have the problem resolved.

If you need help with this or any other Library resources, contact us.

UPDATE: Access to Genetics 2020 issues

UPDATE: As of January 11, 2021, we now have access to 2020 issues of Genetics via the new publisher’s site. You should now see articles available from the Oxford University Press Medicine Collection. Our access to 2020 issues from the Society’s page is still not available.

We have lost access to all 2020 issues of the journal Genetics. We are currently working to notify the publisher to get our access restored. All issues older than one year are available to anyone.

This journal is moving to Oxford University Press for 2021, but the content is not available on their site yet. As soon as the issues are posted, you will see a link to the Oxford site.

If you have any questions about this or any other Library resources please contact us.

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. With the currently changes, we’ve decided to post the publications digitally. Check out the display below:

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.

The Chronicle of Higher Education Data Breach

The Chronicle of Higher Education has reported a data security incident. Some account holder names, email addresses, usernames, and passwords for some online accounts to chronicle.com, philanthropy.com, and/or chroniclevitae.com were posted online by unauthorized parties. Account holders should have received notification from the Chronicle, and the Chronicle reset all passwords. If account holders use the same usernames and passwords for any other online account, The Chronicle recommends that they change the passwords to those accounts as well. Complete information about what happened can be read at https://www.chronicle.com/page/notice-of-data-breach.

Resolved: Most ScienceDirect articles currently unavailable

UPDATE 2: As of June 2nd, this problem has been fixed. If you encounter any issues with this or any other Library resource, contact us.

UPDATE: if you need an article from a ScienceDirect journal and are unable to download it yourself, please contact us. Library staff have a workaround to get articles until this problem is resolved.

We are currently experiencing issues getting articles from ScienceDirect journals both on- and off-campus.

We will update as soon as we have more information about this problem. If you need any assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Trial access to T&F Expert Opinions and Expert Reviews

Taylor & Francis has very generously opened up access to the Expert Opinions and Expert Reviews series through the end of September 2020.

All are available on and off campus for 1997 to the present. A list of the individual titles included can be found on the Trial Access LibGuide.

If you need any help with these or any other Library resources, please contact us.

April 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. With the currently changes, we’ve decided to post the publications digitally. Check out the display below:

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.

November 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. Croughan P, Gee RE. How should physicians steward limited resources while ensuring that patients can access needed medicines? AMA J Ethics. 2019;21(8):E630-635.

2. Everett A, Sugarman O, Wennerstrom A, Pollock M, True G, Haywood C, Meyers D, Raines A, Wells K, Johnson A, Arevian AC, Sato J, Springgate B. Community-informed strategies to address trauma and enhance resilience in climate-affected communities. Traumatology (Tallahass Fla). 2019;.

3. Giarratano GP, Barcelona V, Savage J, Harville E. Mental health and worries of pregnant women living through disaster recovery. Health Care Women Int. 2019;40(3):259-277.

4. Lin HY, Callan CY, Fang Z, Tung HY, Park JY. Interactions of PVT1 and CASC11 on prostate cancer risk in african americans. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2019;28(6):1067-1075.

5. Paige J, Garbee D, Yu Q, Kiselov V, Rusnak V, Detiege P. Moving along: Team training for emergency room trauma transfers (T(2)ERT(2)). J Surg Educ. 2019;76(5):1402-1412.

6. Phillippi SW, Beiter K, Thomas CL, Sugarman OK, Wennerstrom A, Wells KB, Trapido E. Medicaid utilization before and after a natural disaster in the 2016 baton rouge-area flood. Am J Public Health. 2019;109(S4):S316-S321.

7. Schroll R, Smith A, Martin MS, Zeoli T, Hoof M, Duchesne J, Greiffenstein P, Avegno J. Stop the bleed training: Rescuer skills, knowledge, and attitudes of hemorrhage control techniques. J Surg Res. 2019;245636-642.

8. Wang H, Garcia JW, Sabottke CF, Spencer DJ, Sejnowski TJ. Feedforward thalamocortical connectivity preserves stimulus timing information in sensory pathways. J Neurosci. 2019;39(39):7674-7688.

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.

LibKey Nomad now available!

We are happy to announce LibKey Nomad is now available! This Chrome extension (for the desktop version only) brings the Library’s journal holdings to you, guiding you to get the full-text of articles. It works both on- and off-campus, and hopefully it will become your go-to tool for getting articles.

First, start by downloading the extension from the Chrome Web Store. Then, when asked to select your institution, search for LSU and choose LSU Health Sciences Center:

Although we would prefer you follow links from the Library’s web site as it helps with making sure you are able to access the resources to which we subscribe, with LibKey Nomad you will now be able to go pretty much anywhere and get access to articles or see options for retrieving them on each page.

For example, if you go directly to ScienceDirect and locate an article you would like to read, you will see an icon on the lower right of the screen providing you with access options:

In this case, clicking on the Download PDF icon will bring you directly to the article. You will be asked to authenticate using either your LSUHSC-NO e-mail and password or Library barcode and PIN if you had not done so already if off-campus, but you will not be asked to do so again for the rest of your session.

LibKey Nomad also brings increased and easier functionality to PubMed. Not only will you see journal covers bringing a bit more color to the results summary screen, you can now get to the article directly from the search results list! Look for the icons next to the citations:

Now you no longer have to go into the abstract view of each article to see the options you have to get the full-text!

These are just a few of the highlights of what LibKey Nomad can do. More information can be found on the LibKey Nomad page of our BrowZine LibGuide, or you can contact us for more help. We hope you will find this new tool helpful for your research needs, so please download it and give it a try!

Karger journals unavailable Aug. 31st

If you’re planning on doing some early morning research, please be advised that all Karger journals will be unavailable on Saturday, August 31, 2019, from 2am until 4am. The publisher is performing maintenance on their site during this time.

If you have any problems accessing these or any other Library resources, please contact us.

PubMed: now with one-click PDFs!

Thanks to our subscription to BrowZine and their new tool LibKey Link, we are happy to announce that starting today for many articles in PubMed you can get to the PDF with just one click!

You will need to follow the link to PubMed with a special code that turns on our link resolver. When viewing the abstract of a particular citation, click our “Check Full Text” icon:

When available, you will be taken directly to the PDF of the article. If that is not possible, you will be brought instead to our WebBridge Link Resolver results page with the available options to retrieve that article.

If you are off-campus, you will be asked to authenticate either through OpenAthens or with your Library barcode and PIN.

For more information about BrowZine, see our LibGuide. We also have LibGuides available for Off Campus access, the link resolver, and OpenAthens.

Elsevier Products at LSUHSC-NO

Joining a growing number of universities and government entities who find themselves at odds with Elsevier’s pricing or policies, LSU has recently announced that it will terminate its “big deal” with Elsevier at the end of the year. Understandably, some are asking how this will affect LSUHSC-NO.

LSU’s action is no cause for alarm on our own campus. Our collections are not directly connected with those of LSU. And we recently entered a deal with Elsevier for the Freedom Collection, adding several hundred relevant journals to our collection and many more that may appeal to the “long tail” users of our community. Our Elsevier agreement is one of our most cost-effective and, because of a three-year controlled-cost agreement, likely to stay that way for a while.

We feel solidarity with the librarians at LSU and the University of California.  We recognize that the rising costs of biomedical literature access far outstrips the costs of inflation. And we acknowledge that the current system in which those who produce the literature must also pay to use it is greatly flawed. These are concerns LSUHSC-NO faculty may wish to address on multiple fronts such as tenure and promotion and scholarly communication processes before we find ourselves in crises mode.