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Library News

Welcome our new dental librarian

Welcome to our newest dental librarian, Wes!

Wesley Lucas started as the dental reference librarian on March 2, 2015. Wes is originally from Pascagoula, MS, and has lived in New Orleans for the past 3 years. He received his Master of Library and Information Sciences from Louisiana State University and his Bachelor of Arts, History, and Anthropology from the University of Mississippi in Oxford.

Wes comes to the Dental Library from Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, where he was a library technician in the microforms, newspapers, and government documents department. He also was the Special Collections Digital Services graduate assistant at the Hill Memorial Library at LSU in Baton Rouge.  He has worked in a variety of academic and public libraries throughout his education and is happy to start his professional librarian career here at LSUHSC-NO.

We are thrilled to have Wes as part of the Dental Library team!

Library Calendars 2015-2016

The calendars for both the Isché and Dental Libraries for fiscal year 2015-2016 have been posted. As always, the Library Commons adjacent to the Isché Library is open 24/7 unless the building is closed for maintenance or emergency.

NLM Shakespeare exhibit at Dental Library

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The National Library of Medicine’s “And there’s the humor of it” Shakespeare and the Four Humors traveling exhibit is now available for viewing at the Dental Library through April 22nd. Come learn about the four humors and how they were believed to dictate a person’s health and demeanor. The Libraries have also put together a selection of books and articles that look at the development and advances of medicine during Shakespeare’s time.

More information about this NLM traveling exhibit can be found at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/about/exhibition/travelingexhibitions/shakespeare.html. This exhibition was developed and produced by the National Library of
Medicine, National Institutes of Health and the Folger Shakespeare Library.

 

 

Easter Hours

Easter Eggs

Easter Eggs

Easter Hours this weekend are as follow:

The Isché Library will be open from 8 am to 8 pm on Thursday, April 2nd and then closed Friday through Sunday. It will reopen on Monday, April 6th at 8 am until 10 pm, resuming regular hours.

The Dental Library  will be open from 8 am to 5 pm on Thursday, April 2nd and then closed from Friday through Sunday. It will reopen on Monday, April 6th at 8 am until 5 pm; regular hours will be resumed on Tuesday, April 7th.

8 years and counting

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It’s hard to believe that the Libraries’ Blog turns 8 today. We’re only 15 posts shy of 1500!

Thanks for your continued readership.

Libraries host NLM Shakespeare exhibit

Shakespearelogowithpicture

The Isché and Dental Libraries are happy to host the National Library of Medicine’s “And there’s the humor of it” Shakespeare and the Four Humors traveling exhibit. Come learn about the four humors and how they were believed to dictate a person’s health and demeanor. The Libraries have also put together a selection of books and articles that look at the development and advances of medicine during Shakespeare’s time.

The exhibit will be available at the Isché Library on the third floor of the Resource Center from March 15th through April 2nd on the Downtown Campus. It will then be at the Dental Library on the third floor of the Administration Building from April 6th through 22nd at the Dental Campus.

More information about this NLM traveling exhibit can be found at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/about/exhibition/travelingexhibitions/shakespeare.html. This exhibition was developed and produced by the National Library of
Medicine, National Institutes of Health and the Folger Shakespeare Library.

 

 

Databases Beyond PubMed: March’s Library Lunchtime Learning

Choosing the right tool for the job is just as important in the library as it is in the clinic. PubMed/MEDLINE is a reliable and extensive resource, but it may not always be the appropriate one for your information need. During March’s Library Lunchtime Learning session, we’ll examine several other databases that could be appropriate to use in different circumstances.

Databases Beyond PubMed

March 17, 12-1 p.m., Computer Laboratory, 4th floor Library, Resource Center Building

March 23, 12-1 p.m., Copping Room (2309), LSU School of Dentistry

If you plan to attend, please RSVP to rpremo@lsuhsc.edu with your name and department; however, drop-ins are welcome!

Faculty Publications Display for March

A new selection of articles has 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. They can be viewed in the Reference area, on the wall between the main entrance and the Library elevator, on the third floor of the Resource Center Building.
Here is a list of the newest articles to be featured, with the LSUHSC-NO researchers in bold print:

  1. Breslin JW, Zhang XE, Worthylake RA, Souza-Smith FM. Involvement of local lamellipodia in endothelial barrier function. PLoS One. 2015;10(2):e0117970.
  2. Calandria JM, Asatryan A, Balaszczuk V, Knott EJ, Jun BK, Mukherjee PK, Belayev L, Bazan NG. NPD1-mediated stereoselective regulation of BIRC3 expression through cREL is decisive for neural cell survival. Cell Death Differ. 2015;.
  3. Hong SH, Khoutorova L, Bazan NG, Belayev L. Docosahexaenoic acid improves behavior and attenuates blood-brain barrier injury induced by focal cerebral ischemia in rats. Exp Transl Stroke Med. 2015;7(1):3-014-0012-0. eCollection 2015.
  4. Koski ME, Chamberlain J, Rosoff J, Vaughan T, Kaufman MR, Winters JC, Rovner ES. Patient perception of transvaginal mesh and the media. Urology. 2014;84(3):575-581.
  5. Leiva LE, Monjure H, Sorensen RU. Modulatory role of intravenous gammaglobulin (IgIV) on the in vitro antibody response to a pneumococcal polysaccharide antigen. J Clin Immunol. 2014;.
  6. Martin DA, Marona-Lewicka D, Nichols DE, Nichols CD. Chronic LSD alters gene expression profiles in the mPFC relevant to schizophrenia. Neuropharmacology. 2014;831-8.
  7. Zabaleta J, Velasco-Gonzalez C, Estrada J, Ravussin E, Pelligrino N, Mohler MC, Larson-Meyer E, Boulares AH, Powell-Young Y, Bennett B, Happel K, Cefalu W, Scribner R, Tseng TS, Sothern M. Inverse correlation of serum inflammatory markers with metabolic parameters in healthy, black and white prepubertal youth. Int J Obes (Lond). 2014;38(4):563-568.
  8. Zhang J, Teng Z, Song Y, Hu M, Chen C. Inhibition of monoacylglycerol lipase prevents chronic traumatic encephalopathy-like neuropathology in a mouse model of repetitive mild closed head injury. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2014;.

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.

Abstract Writing workshop

In scholarly writing, abstracts and citations have a great deal of impact in terms of touching the outside research community (after all, when was the last time you did not use abstracts to select which search results or conference posters you wanted to read in entirety). Yet, authors often spare them little attention, throwing together a few sentences before submitting a manuscript.

As part of the monthly Library Lunchtime Learning series, next week we will focusing on how to write strong abstracts that accurately represent your research while attracting potential readers. Additionally, we will cover a few guiding principles for citing sources.

If you plan to attend, please RSVP to rpremo@lsuhsc.edu; however, drop-ins are welcome!

 

 

Writing Abstracts and Citations

February 24, 12-1 p.m., Wirth Room (2203), LSU School of Dentistry

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February 26, 12-1 p.m., Computer Laboratory, 4th floor Library, Resource Center Building

Ische Elevator

The Isché Library internal elevator is out of order. And will remain out of order indefinitely while a part is ordered. Access to the 4th and 5th floors of the Library are via the staircase or the freight elevator with a staff escort. Check with the Circulation Desk for more information.

*Edit* 2/20/15 3:45 pm – And the elevator is back in action!

Carnival Time Hours

Rex 2012 on Napoleon Avenue

Rex 2012 on Napoleon Avenue

 

It’s parade time and that means holiday hours at the Libraries. Both Libraries (Isché and Dental) will be open regular hours on Friday, February 13th.

Saturday, February 14th, the Isché Library will be open from 9:30 am – 3 pm; the Dental Library will be closed as usual.

Sunday, February 15th, the Dental Library will be open it’s regular hours of 11:30 am – 8 pm; the Isché Library will be open from 12 noon – 5:30 pm.

Monday, February 16th, both the Isché and  Dental Libraries will be open 8 am – 5 pm.

Both Libraries will be closed on Mardi Gras, February 17th.

The Dental Library will be open 8 am – 5 pm Wednesday, February 18th – Friday, February 20th for Dental School Spring Break. The Isché Library will return to regular hours.

Faculty Publications Spotlight for February

A new selection of articles has 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. They can be viewed in the Reference area, on the wall between the main entrance and the Library elevator, on the third floor of the Resource Center Building.
Here is a list of the newest articles to be featured, with the LSUHSC-NO researchers in bold print:

1. Clarke, S.; Horeczko, T.; Carlisle, M.; Barton, J.D.; Ng, V.; Al-Somali, S.; Bair, A.E. Emergency medicine resident crisis resource management ability: a simulation-based longitudinal study. Med Educ Online, 2014, 19, 25771.

2. Gasser, R.F.; Cork, R.J.; Stillwell, B.J.; McWilliams, D.T. Rebirth of human embryology. Dev Dyn, 2014, 243(5):621-628.

3. Giannitti, F.; Higgins, R.J.; Pesavento, P.A.; Dela Cruz, F.; Clifford, D.L.; Piazza, M.; Struckhoff, A.P.; Del Valle, L.; Bollen, A.W.; Puschner, B.; Kerr, E.; Gelberg, H.; Mete, A.; McGraw, S.; Woods ,L.W. Temporal and Geographic Clustering of Polyomavirus-Associated Olfactory Tumors in 10 Free-Ranging Raccoons (Procyon lotor). Vet Pathol, 2014, 51(4):832-845.

4. Hou,H.; Chavez,A.E.; Wang,C.C.; Yang,H.; Gu,H.; Siddoway,B.A.; Hall,B.J.; Castillo,P.E.; Xia,H. The Rac1 Inhibitor NSC23766 Suppresses CREB Signaling by Targeting NMDA Receptor Function. J Neurosci, 2014, 34(42):14006-14012.

5. Jackson,N.M.; Allen,L.M.; Morell,B.; Carpenter,C.C.; Givens,V.B.; Kakade,A.; Jeyakumar,A.; Arcement,C.; Arriaga,M.A.; Ying,Y.L. The Relationship of Age and Radiographic Incidence of Superior Semicircular Canal Dehiscence in Pediatric Patients. Otol Neurotol, 2014.

6. Lammi,M.R.; Marchetti,N.; Criner,G.J. Reduced dynamic hyperinflation after LVRS is associated with improved exercise tolerance. Respir Med, 2014, 108(10):1491-1497.

7. Mabry,C.; Yandle,G.; Erbil,J.; Happel,K.; Neitzschman,H.R.. Radiology case of the month: abnormally dilated arteries in an asymptomatic male. J La State Med Soc, 2014, 166(5):221-223.

8. Moreau,N.G.; Gannotti,M.E. Addressing muscle performance impairments in cerebral palsy: Implications for upper extremity resistance training. J Hand Ther, 2014.

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.

General Library Orientation Class

Come on in if you need assistance navigating through the library’s webpage. You will learn how to:

  • Set up a PIN for off-campus access
  • Refworks - web-based bibliography and database manager
  • Explain Interlibrary Loan (ILL) services
  • Catalog searches
  • Databases: PubMed and Ebscohost

 

Date: January 30th 2015

Time: 10-11:30 am

 

To register call 504-568-6100 or e-mail reference@lsuhsc.edu.

Forgot your charger?

The Isché Library now offers its first charging station, equipped with 4 inter-changeable tips. There is a standard USB tip, a Micro USB tip, an Apple Lightning tip and an Apple 30 pin tip. Not sure which one charges your phone or ipad? Stop by the charging station near the circulation desk on the 3rd floor and figure out which one works for you.

CHARGEALL Charging Station

CHARGEALL Charging Station

MLK, Jr Day Hours

Both the Dental and Isché Libraries will be open regular hours over the weekend of January 17th and 18th. But both Libraries will be closed on Monday, January 19th in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr’s Birthday.