The Network Center in Baton Rouge unexpectedly lost power around 7:30 am this morning. Systems have been slowly coming back online as the IT department finds alternatives. Full power will not be restored until the end of the day (fingers crossed).
At this moment, we do not have access to our online catalog, INNOPAC, but the Libraries’ webpages have been restored. Please contact us for work arounds.
Our chat and email services do seem to be back up. And telephone service was unaffected.
UPDATE: These journals are available now, but please let us know if you have any trouble.
All journals we receive through the JAMA Network are currently unavailable. We will update as soon as the issue has been resolved.
If you need any other assistance, please contact us.
UPDATE: The link resolver is now working correctly in PubMed. However, please let us know if you have any problems or need any other help.
There is a system-wide problem that causing the link resolver to be unavailable in PubMed. If you need to search MEDLINE and wish to use our link resolver to check the availability of an article, you can do so either through Ovid or EBSCOhost.
If you need any assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Natural Medicines is the new name of the Natural Standard database. Natural Medicines is an authoritative resource on dietary supplements, natural medicines, and complementary alternative and integrative therapies. Access is available on and off campus.
All the Libraries’ LibGuides are currently experiencing very slow response time OR won’t load at all. We are working with the host company to solve the problem.
*Edit* Monday, January 12th 8:40am.
The issue appears to have been resolved over the weekend.
UPDATE: The earlier problems accessing PubMed have been resolved. Please do not hesitate to let us know if you are still having troubles with this or any other Library resource.
We are currently experiencing problems accessing PubMed both on- and off-campus. In addition, the WebBridge Link Resolver is not working from PubMed, so you will not see links to articles when you check the availability from the citations.
If you wish to continue searching PubMed, you will need to check for the availability of articles by looking up the journal titles in the Library’s catalog, INNOPAC.
The link resolver is still working correctly in other databases that also search MEDLINE. You can search Ovid or MEDLINE through EBSCOhost, and you will see any available links to the articles in the citations when you click the “Check Full Text” link.
We will update as soon as we have more information. If you need any more information, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Although the previous problems with the E-Journals & E-Books A to Z List were thought to have been fixed, they are still lingering today with the list being unavailable or running slow. There is no estimate as to when the issues will be resolved.
In the meantime, if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.
After an outage earlier today, the E-Journals & E-Books A to Z List is now available again.
If you need any other assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Digital Sanborn Maps 1867-1970 has returned to our collection. It is a useful historical tool that helps people learn the history, advancement and development of American cities. Founded in 1867, Sanborn Maps had been the primary publisher of fire insurance maps. Discover old New Orleans in a new way, see if you can locate your area.
Access is provided through a consortial agreement with LOUIS, the Louisiana Library Network.
Start the new academic year by learning how technology can help make your life easier. The Library Lunchtime Learning program will be coming to the downtown campus for a Hands-on Technology Expo on July 21. We’ll be rounding up some of your favorite gadgets, demonstrating how to access library resources from your mobile device, and talking about education apps. Bring your own tech tool too!
If you plan to attend, please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. However, we welcome drop-ins. And if you can’t make it, send an e-mail and we’ll send the handouts to you.
July 21, 12-1 p.m.
Computer Laboratory, 4th floor Library, Resource Center Building
The WebBridge Link Resolver is once again working correctly for Web of Science. We apologize for what was hopefully a slight interruption in the service, but please do not hesitate to contact us if you need any assistance.
The Libraries have lost access to the Micromedex database as of July 1, 2014. We were included in a contract from the Healthcare Services Division that wasn’t renewed.
Alternative Databases include:
For additional assistance, please contact a Reference Librarian.
We are happy to announce the addition of 10 new eBooks to our electronic collection.
The first four ebooks are available Rittenhouse R2 Digital Library:
Advancing your career: concepts of professional nursing, by Rose Kearney-Nunnery. (5th ed. 2012) [The print edition is on reserve at the Circulation Desk: WY 16 K21a 2012]
Essentials of nursing research: appraising evidence for nursing practice, by Denise F. Polit and Cheryl Tatano Beck. (8th ed. 2014)
Urinalysis and body fluids, by Susan King Strasinger and Marjorie Schaub Di Lorenzo. (6th ed. 2014)
Foundations of aural rehabilitation: children, adults, and their family members, by Nancy Tye-Murray. (4th ed. 2015)
The remaining 6 ebooks are available from EBSCOhost:
How to read a paper: the basics of evidence-based medicine, by Trisha Greenhalgh. (5th ed. 2014)
Health sciences librarianship, edited by M. Sandra Wood. (1st ed. 2014)
Health Promotion and Aging: Practical Applications for Health Professionals, by David Haber. (6th ed. 2013)
Project planning and management: a guide for CNLs, DNPs, and nurse executives, edited by James L. Harris [and others]. (1st ed. 2011)
Teach beyond your reach: an instructor’s guide to developing and running successful distance learning classes, workshops, training sessions, and more, by Robin Neidorf. (2nd ed. 2012)
Select OCLC databases have recently been configured to work with the Library’s WebBridge Link Resolver. If you perform a search in ArticleFirst, ECO (Electronic Collections Online), ERIC, or MEDLINE from the list of available databases in OCLC, you now have the opportunity to check whether the library has access to that particular article or resource.
Once you perform a search for a topic, click the title for the desired reference:
On the subsequent summary screen, you will see the Library’s link resolver icon along with “LSUHSC-NO Check Full Text:”
After clicking on the icon or text, you will then see a page with any available sources for the citation:
If you need more information about the WebBridge Link Resolver, a handout and LibGuide are available.
This is just a gentle reminder that our MDConsult access will expire on Sunday, 5/11/2014.
See our previous blog post here for more information: https://www.lsuhsc.edu/library/news/?p=9481.