Library News

Unmasking Brain Injury moves to the Dental Campus

The Unmasking Brain Injury exhibit from the Brain Injury Association of Louisiana from the Isché Library to the Dental Library. This exhibit of masks made by brain injured individuals promotes awareness of the prevalence of brain injury and gives survivors a voice.

Display of 42 masks in the library commons
Unmasking Brain Injury 2019

It will be on view at the Dental Library October 23rd through November 7th. It was previously on view at the Isché Library from September 21st through October 21st.

New EBooks Added

The Library has added a small collection of new ebooks. These culturally and socially relevant titles are provided through the LOUIS Library Network and the Oxford Scholarship Online Evidence Based Selection program.

The titles are:

If you click on a title it will take you to our catalog listing and give you more information as well as a link to the ebook.

We hope you will find something that interests you.

Research Poster Printing – Downtown

Research poster printing is now available at the Isché Library. This service is free of charge and is funded by the School of Graduate Studies. Please see the webpage linked above for more information or contact email to submit a poster.

Poster Printing Skeleton

Please submit posters at least 3 business days before they are needed; during high demand times (like before Research Day next month), plan for 4 to 5 days.

Unmasking Brain Injury Display

The Isché Library is currently hosting an exhibit from the Brain Injury Association of Louisiana. This exhibit of masks made by brain injured individuals promotes awareness of the prevalence of brain injury and gives survivors a voice.

Display of 42 masks in the library commons
Unmasking Brain Injury 2019

The exhibit will be in the Isché Library from September 27th through October 21st. It will move to the Dental Library and will be on display October 23rd through November 7th.

Four of the masks include QR codes which when scanned display a video of the mask maker discussing their mask and their brain injury.

Mask by Nicole

Labor Day Hours

Both the Isché and Dental Libraries will be closed on Sunday and Monday, September 1st and 2nd for the Labor Day Holiday.

The Isché Library will be open Friday night until 8pm and on Saturday from 9:30am to 6pm for regular hours.

Both Libraries will reopen for the regular hours on Tuesday morning.

Library Breakfast 7:30-10:30am on August 28th

Come have breakfast in the Library Commons!

There will be breakfast pastries, coffee, juice, and Library Information.

New! – AAP EBooks Collection

While you were hopefully enjoying your summer break, the Library has been busy adding ebooks! The new database from American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) adds over 200 ebooks to our collection.   This extensive collection includes a wide range of pediatric topics, from dermatology to parenting.  There are coding manuals and  ebooks on practice management, as well as patient guidelines for new parents.  There are even a few titles in Spanish.

The AAP database platform includes:

  • Advanced search capabilities for easy discoverability
  • Responsive design for mobile optimization
  • Reading app for smartphones and tablets

You can browse the database or search by topic or title.  The titles can also be accessed through the Library catalog.  And we also have access to the AAP database of neonatal resuscitation ebooks.


August 28 Back to School Breakfast at the Isché Library!

Save the date!

On Wednesday, August 28, from 7:30 to 10:30 AM, the Isché Library would like to invite new and returning students to breakfast at the downtown campus!

Stop by the 3rd floor Library Commons in the Resource Center Building for coffee, breakfast, and a chance to meet the librarians and library staff. We hope to see you there!

Pick Your Poison (NLM Exhibit) Moves to the Dental Library

The LSUHSC Libraries are happy to present a National Library of Medicine Traveling Exhibit:

Pick Your Poison: Intoxicating Pleasures & Medical Prescriptions has moved to the Dental Library from August 5th through the 23rd.

It was previously at the Isché Library from July 16th through August 2nd.

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.

  1. Echeverri Tirado LC, Ghonim MA, Wang J, Al-Khami AA, Wyczechowska D, Luu HH, Kim H, Sanchez-Pino MD, Yelamos J, Yassin LM, Boulares AH. PARP-1 is critical for recruitment of dendritic cells to the lung in a mouse model of asthma but dispensable for their differentiation and function. Mediators Inflamm. 2019;20191656484.
  2. Giarratano G, Bernard ML, Orlando S. Psychological first aid: A model for disaster psychosocial support for the perinatal population. J Perinat Neonatal Nurs. 2019;33(3):219-228.
  3. Greiffenstein P, Adams E, Scheuermann A, Rogers C. Treatment of symptomatic intercostal heterotopic ossification after surgical stabilization of rib fractures: Report of two cases and review of the literature. J Thorac Dis. 2019;11(Suppl 8):S1106-S1112.
  4. Kelley M, Spieler B, Rouse C, Karl B, Marshall R, Carbonella G. Urinothorax: A rare complication of percutaneous nephrostomy. Radiol Case Rep. 2019;14(6):729-733.
  5. Mamidi TKK, Wu J, Hicks C. Interactions between germline and somatic mutated genes in aggressive prostate cancer. Prostate Cancer. 2019;20194047680.
  6. Mashouri L, Yousefi H, Aref AR, Ahadi AM, Molaei F, Alahari SK. Exosomes: Composition, biogenesis, and mechanisms in cancer metastasis and drug resistance. Mol Cancer. 2019;18(1):75-019-0991-5.
  7. Nugent N, Gaston SA, Perry J, Rung AL, Trapido EJ, Peters ES. PTSD symptom profiles among louisiana women affected by the 2010 deepwater horizon oil spill: A latent profile analysis. J Affect Disord. 2019;250289-297.
  8.  Schiavo JH. PROSPERO: An international register of systematic review protocols. Med Ref Serv Q. 2019;38(2):171-180

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.

Regular Hours Return

Summer Hours ends today at the Isché Library. The Main Library is open until 12 midnight Sunday through Thursday and until 8 pm on Fridays. Opening remains at 7:30 am Monday through Friday.

Summer Hours end tomorrow at the Dental Library. The Dental Library will reopen on Sundays, starting August 4th and will be open until 8 pm Sunday through Thursday.

Holiday Hours may be found on the Libraries’ webpage.

Medical School Portraits on 3rd Floor of Isché Library

The LSUHSC New Orleans Medical School departments of Obstetrics/Gynecology, Urology, and Dermatology have loaned portraits of former department heads to the John P. Isché Library.

The portraits are located on the 3rd floor of the library near the faculty publications display, the reference desk, and the printing station.

These portraits are being displayed on a temporary basis. Come visit the library and take a look!

  1. Abe Mickal, MD
    Department Head, 1959-1981
    Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology
  2. Gilbert Tomskey, MD
    Department Head, 1962-1980
    Department of Urology
  3. Silas O’Quinn, MD
    Department Head, 1968-1973
    Department of Dermatology
    School of Medicine Dean, 1973-1977
  4. Barret Kennedy, MD
    Department Head, 1953-1968
    Department of Dermatology
  5. (Left)
    James K. Howles, MD
    Department Head, 1937-1953
    Department of Dermatology
  6. (Right)
    Lee Nesbitt, MD
    Department Head, 1989-2004
    Department of Dermatology






Pick Your Poison – NLM Exhibit

The LSUHSC Libraries are happy to present a National Library of Medicine Traveling Exhibit:

Pick Your Poison: Intoxicating Pleasures & Medical Prescriptions will be at the Isché Library from July 16th through August 2nd. And at the Dental Library from August 5th through the 23rd.

Libraries and campus closure 7/11-14/19

The LSUHSC New Orleans campuses will remain closed on Thursday, July 11th through Sunday, July 14th ahead of the anticipated tropical weather over the next few days. We plan to reopen on Monday morning.

Campus and Library now closed, July 10th

Due to flooding in the area, the Library and campus is now closed.

Unless notified to the contrary, we will resume normal hours on Thursday, July 11th at 7:30am.