Books

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!

Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) E-book Collection

As part of our New Books Display this month, we are highlighting the Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) E-book Collection from Ovid Books. The Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI), based in Australia and one of the premier evidence-based practice organizations in the world, has developed an evidence-based practice model that is considered a benchmark in the healthcare industry.

This E-book series of 24 titles provides you with the tools you need to:

– Understand the JBI model of evidence-based healthcare

– Appraise qualitative and quantitative research

– Appraise evidence from intervention and diagnostic accuracy studies

– Learn ways to minimize risks from adverse events

Each of these book authors has been carefully selected for their expertise in the topic area.

The following titles are included in the JBI E-book Collection:

  • CAN-Implement©: Planning for Best-Practice Implementation
  • Clinical Wisdom and Evidence-Based Healthcare
  • Comparison of Meta-Aggregation and Meta-Ethnography as Qualitative Review Methods, A
  • Critically Appraising Evidence for Healthcare
  • Guideline Adaptation: Conducting Systematic, Exhaustive, and Reproducible Searches
  • Historical Emergence of Qualitative Synthesis, The
  • Implementing Evidence Using an Action Research Framework
  • International Collaboration in Translational Health Science
  • Knowledge Translation in Healthcare
  • Mixed Methods Approach to Evidence Synthesis, A
  • Public Engagement in Translating Knowledge to Action
  • Stakeholder Engagement: The Role of Tacit Knowledge and Value Statements in Translation Science
  • Statistics for Systematic Review Authors
  • Synthesis of Prevalence and Incidence Data, The
  • Synthesizing Descriptive Evidence
  • Synthesizing Economic Evidence
  • Synthesizing Evidence from Narrative, Text and Opinion
  • Synthesizing Evidence of Diagnostic Accuracy
  • Synthesizing Evidence of Harm
  • Synthesizing Evidence of Risk
  • Synthesizing Qualitative Evidence
  • Synthesizing Quantitative Evidence
  • Translation Science and the JBI Model of Evidence-Based Healthcare
  • Turning Knowledge into Action: Practical Guidance on How to Do Integrated Knowledge Translation Research

If you would like to read any of the E-books from this collection, search for the title in our library catalog (INNOPAC), access Ovid Books, or search our E-Journals & E-Books A to Z List. If you have any questions or would like assistance, do not hesitate to speak to a member of our Circulation Staff.

May Health Observances Display

The Isché Library is featuring books about subjects related to upcoming health observances in the Month of May! Information about these health observances as well as the featured books are in the New Books display. The display is located near the 3rd floor elevator. Subjects include Sports Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Dermatology, Environmental Public Health, and Immunology.

These books and many more are available for checkout and/or online access. If you have questions about checking out a book, do not hesitate to ask a library staff member.

 

May 26 is Heat Safety Awareness Day.
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May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month.

 

May is Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month ®.

 

May 22 – 28 is Healthy and Safe Swimming Week.

 

May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month.

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Reserve Anatomy Book Now Available as an Ebook

developing humanWe are pleased to announce that The Developing Human: Clinically Oriented Embryology, 10th edition, is now available in an Ebook format.

From the record in the library catalog, click on the link for EBSCOhost Ebooks. We have 3 “copies” available, so we are allowed 3 concurrent online users.

The print edition is on reserve for ANAT 100 – Gross Anatomy and ANAT 101 – Human Prenatal Development.  But we think you’ll find the electronic edition to be much lighter.

Print book on Reserve: Prosthetics & orthotics in clinical practice.

Prosthetics & orthotics in clinical practice, by Bella J. May, is now available in print on the Isché Library Reserve shelves, Call Number: WE 172 M45 2011.

As mentioned in a previous post, due to high demand this book is also available online: https://www.lsuhsc.edu/library/news/?p=11484.

This book is required for course PHTH 7234 – Prosthetics and Orthotics in Physical Therapy.  We hope this additional access will be helpful!

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Prosthetics & orthotics in clinical practice, more access available!

pocp-may-bookProsthetics & orthotics in clinical practice, by Bella J. May, is now available online through the EBSCOhost eBooks platform, as well as through the R2 Digital Library.  The Library was able to purchase multiple-user access through EBSCO, so now more than one user can access the book at the same time.  Our R2 Digital Library access for this book allows for one user at a time.

This book is required for course PHTH 7234 – Prosthetics and Orthotics in Physical Therapy.  We hope this additional access will be helpful!

Both platforms offer a variety of options for saving and printing content.

To see our other  EBSCOhost eBooks, visit the full collection through our database page: https://www.lsuhsc.edu/library/databases/ebooks.aspx.

To see our other R2 Digital Library titles, visit the full collection here: https://www.lsuhsc.edu/library/databases/r2library.aspx.

To see a list of all of our ebook collections, please visit the eBooks libguides: http://libguides.lsuhsc.edu/ebooks.

 

 

 

New Year, New Books!

The Isché Library is starting 2017 by featuring new books and E-books! Some of these books are required for Spring 2017 classes, so come and see if one of your textbooks is on display.
The display is located near the 3rd floor elevator. Subjects include nursing research & theory, physiopathology, genetics, data systems, rehabilitation, neuroscience, orthopedics, and more.

These books and many more are available for checkout or online access. If you have questions about checking out a book or accessing an E-book, do not hesitate to ask a library staff member.

Two course books added online!

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The Library is pleased to announce that we have received special funding from the Board of Regents e-Textbook Project, Affordable Learning LOUISiana, to purchase 2 required textbooks for Spring 2017:

Analyzing and conceptualizing the theoretical foundations of nursing by Janice Morse (2017) for NURS 7307 taught by Dr. Gloria Giarratano

Vestibular disorders: a case-study approach to diagnosis and treatment, 3rd ed., by Joseph Furman (2010) for SPTHAUD 7323 taught by Rachel Wood.

These books are available with unlimited users and can be accessed anytime and from anywhere (on or off campus) through the EBSCO eBook Collection.

Dr. Joseph C. Rallo, Commissioner of Higher Education, directed the Board of Regents to find ways that the state could help students with the increasing costs of education and, in particular, textbooks.  The Affordable Learning LOUISiana program is coordinated by LOUIS: the Louisiana Library Network, a consortium of higher education libraries in the state. Through LOUIS, member libraries can participate in a variety of collaborative purchases that help reduce the costs of library resources such as databases, online journals, and ebooks.  LSUHSC-NO has been a member library for many years, and we are grateful for the LOUIS staff and all of their efforts to help improve higher education in the state of Louisiana.

The Library has a large collection of ebooks through a variety of sources, so be sure to check the INNOPAC catalog and our eBooks LibGuide for more information.  For help with remote access, please consult our Off-Campus Access Information.

 

New Books 2016!

The Isché Library is featuring 17 recently published books on display near the 3rd floor elevator. Subjects include physiology, epidemiology, respiratory care, nursing, psychology, speech-language pathology, audiology, cardiology, physical therapy, and more.

These books are now available for check-out.

Featured titles:

  1. Netter’s Essential Physiology, 2nd ed., by Susan E. Mulroney (Call no.: QS 4 M26 2016)
  2. Teaching Epidemiology : A Guide for Teachers in Epidemiology, Public Health, and Clinical Medicine, 4th ed.edited by Jørn Olsen, Naomi Greene, Rodolfo Saracci, Dimitrios Trichopoulos (Call no.: WA 18 OL8t 2015)
  3. Disaster Medicine, 2nd ed.edited by Gregory R. Ciottone (Call no.:  WA 295 C49 2016)
  4. Foundations of Epidemiology, 4th ed., by Dona Schneider, David E. Lilienfeld (Call no.: WA 950 L627 2015)
  5. Rau’s Respiratory Care Pharmacology, 9th ed.by Douglas S. Gardenhire (Call no.: WB 342 R239r 2016)
  6. Braddom’s Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 5th ed.by Randall L. Braddom (Call no.: WB 460 B72p 2016)
  7. Physical Therapy Case Files: Pediatricsby Eric S. Pelletier (Call no.: WB 460 P36 2016)
  8. A Practical Approach to Musculoskeletal Medicine: Assessment, Diagnosis, Treatment, 4th ed., by Elaine Atkins (Call no.: WE 103 At5 2016)
  9. Textbook of Interventional Cardiology, 7th ed., by Eric J. Topol (Call no.: WG 168 T62t 2016)
  10. Management of Swallowing and Feeding Disorders in Schools, by Emily M. Homer (Call no.: WI 250 H75 2016)
  11. Supporting Family Caregivers of Adults with Communication Disorders: A Resource Guide for Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologistsby Joan C. Payne (Call no.: WL 340.2 P34 2015)
  12. Clinical Dermatology: A Color Guide to Diagnosis and Therapy, 6th ed.by Thomas P. Habif (Call no.: WR 17 H11c 2016E-book also available.
  13. Avery’s Neonatology: Pathophysiology and Management of the Newborn, 7th ed.by Gordon Bennett Avery (Call no.: WS 420 Av3n 2016)
  14. Innovations in Nursing Education, Volume 3: Building the Future of Nursingby Linda Caputi (Call no.: WY 18 C175b 2016)
  15. The NLN Jeffries Simulation Theoryedited by Pamela R. Jeffries (Call no.: WY 18 J38n 2016)
  16. Manual of Critical Care Nursing: Nursing Interventions and Collaborative Management, 7th ed.(Call no.: WY 154 Sw3m 2016)  E-book also available.
  17. A Practical Guide to Forensic Nursing: Incorporating Forensic Principles Into Nursing Practiceedited by Angela Amar and L. Kathleen Sekula (Call no.: WY 170 Am3 2016)

History of Louisiana Medicine Collection

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The Isché Library has created a mini-collection highlighting the History of Louisiana Medicine. This collection is located on the 3rd floor near the copy machine and is available for checkout.

LWW Health Library – Anatomy and Basic Sciences Collection

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The Library is pleased to announce that we now have access to over 40 anatomy and basic sciences books from Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins online through the LWW Health Library platform.

The Premium Basic Sciences Collection includes classic course textbooks, review guides, case studies, and videos.  All of the books have been cataloged and can be accessed from the Library’s INNOPAC catalog.  The LWW Health Library can also be found on the Library’s list of databases.

Below is a quick look at some of these essential resources:

  • Bates’ Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking
  • Clinically Oriented Anatomy (Moore)
  • Color Atlas and Text of Histology (Gartner)
  • Grant’s Atlas of Anatomy
  • Grant’s Dissector
  • Histology: a Text and Atlas (Ross)
  • Lippincott’s Illustrated Reviews: Biochemistry
  • Lippincott’s Illustrated Reviews: Pharmacology
  • Neuroanatomy: an Atlas of Structures… (Haines)
  • Neuroanatomy in Clinical Context (Haines)
  • Physiology: Cases and Problems (Costanzo)
  • Principles of Pharmacology (Golan)

Be sure to check out the full product!  We hope these will be useful in your studies!

New Books!

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The Isché Library is featuring 16 new books on display near the 3rd floor elevator. Subjects include anatomy, occupational health, respiratory care, nuclear medicine, nursing, and more.  A special shout-out goes to “Medicine’s Michelangelo: the life & art of Frank H. Netter, MD,” which was donated to the Library by our very own Reference Librarian, Mary Marix.  These books are available for check-out.

Featured titles:

  1. Wilderness medicine, 6th ed., by Paul S. Auerbach. (Call no.: QT 250 Au3 2012)
  2. Principles of virology, 4th ed., by S. Jane Flint (Call no.: QW 160 F64p 2015, 2 vols.)
  3. The Netter collection of medical illustrations, v.8: Cardiovascular System, 2nd ed. (Call no.: QZ 17 N38n 2014)
  4. Introduction to research: understanding and applying multiple strategies, 5th ed., by Elizabeth DePoy (Call no.: W 20.5 D44 2016)
  5. Occupational safety and health for technologists, engineers, and managers, 8th ed., by David L. Goetsch (Call no.: WA 440 G55 2015)
  6. Complementary & alternative therapies in nursing, 6th ed., by Mariah Snyder (Call no.: WB 890 Sn9c 2010)
  7. Duchenne muscular dystrophy, 4th ed., by Alan E.H. Emery (Call no.: WE 559 Em3d 2015)
  8. Radiotherapy for head and neck cancers: indications and techniques, 4th ed., by K. Kian Ang (Call no.: WE 707 An4 2012)
  9. Respiratory care: principles and practice, 3rd ed., by Dean R. Hess (Call no.: WF 145 H46 2016)
  10. MacSween’s pathology of the liver, 6th ed., by Alastair D. Burt (Call no.: WI 700 M24p 2012)
  11. Brain tumors: an encyclopedic approach, 3rd ed., by Andrew H. Kaye (Call no.: WL 100 K18b 2012)
  12. Essentials of nuclear medicine imaging, 6th ed., by Fred A. Mettler (Call no.: WN 445 M56 2012)
  13. Te Linde’s operative gynecology, 11th ed., by Howard W. Jones (Call no.: WP 660 T23o 2015)
  14. Fundamentals of nursing: active learning for collaborative practice, by Barbara L. Yoost (Call no.: WY 100.1 Yo8 2016)
  15. Rural nursing: concepts, theory, and practice, 3rd ed., by Charlene A. Winters (Call no.: WY 106 W734 2010)
  16. Medicine’s Michelangelo: the life & art of Frank H. Netter, MD, by Francine Mary Netter (Call no.: WZ 100 N387 2013)

EBSCO eBooks collection direct link

EBSCO is one of the Library’s many eBook providers, and over the past two years, we have been able to substantially increase our eBook offerings through the EBSCOhost platform.  We currently have over 100 titles in a variety of disciplines that support each of our 6 schools.

All of the EBSCO eBooks are accessible through our library catalog and E-Journals & E-Books A to Z List, but now we have added another access point through our list of databases under ebooks (EBSCOhost).  This option will allow the user to browse and search all of the EBSCO eBooks in one place.  To see a complete listing of our EBSCO eBooks, be sure to click on the “eBooks” link on the top banner of the database and then select “View All” on the “Highlights” bar.

Don’t forget to check out all of our eBook collections.  We have created a handy-dandy ebooks LibGuides to help you navigate all the different options.

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New edition online: “Cancer: Principles and Practice of Oncology”

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The Library is pleased to announce that we have purchased the latest edition of Devita, Hellman, and Rosenberg’s Cancer: Principles and Practice of Oncology (10th ed., 2015) online through our Books@Ovid platform.  Vincent Devita and his colleagues have been publishing this classic text since 1982!  The 10th edition of this definitive oncology resource includes several new chapters, and this online book will be updated quarterly with new content.

This title can be found via our library catalog: http://innopac.lsuhsc.edu/, and it can be accessed directly from the Books@Ovid platform.  For off campus access, be sure to log in through our Web Access Management system (WAM) using your library barcode number and PIN.