Library News

Thanksgiving Hours

turkey

 

Both the Dental and Isché Libraries will be open regular hours Monday and Tuesday (November 20th and 21st) of Thanksgiving week. Both Libraries will close early on Wednesday, November 22nd, Dental at 5pm and Isché at 6pm. The Libraries will be closed Thursday through Saturday, November 23rd through 25th. And will reopen on Sunday, November 26th with normal business hours.

Every Necessary Care and Attention: George Washington and Medicine

NLM Banners

 

LSUHealth – New Orleans Libraries is proud to present Every Necessary Care and Attention: George Washington and Medicine. The display includes six banners from the National Library Medicine as well as local articles, books, and archival material. The display will be at Isché Library November 13 – Dec 1 and the Dental Library Dec 4 – Dec 21.

 

 
Local Materials for Review and Checkout

Downtown Library Bookdrop

Due to some maintenance on the elevated walkways this past weekend, the Downtown Library bookdrop has been moved to the other side of the vending machines. When maintenance is complete, it may move back to its original location.

*2:30pm  and the bookdrop is back in its original location.

Cornucopia of Faculty Publications for November

autumn leavesA 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. Barry RA, Fink DS, Pourciau DC, Hayley K, Lanius R, Hayley S, Sims E, McWhorter AJ. Effect of increased body mass index on complication rates during laryngotracheal surgery utilizing jet ventilation. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2017;194599817698679.
  2. Berry S, Barovechio P, Mabile E, Tran T. Enhancing state medical home capacity through a care coordination technical assistance model. Matern Child Health J. 2017;21:1949-1960.
  3. Fortuna G, Aria M, Schiavo JH. Drug-induced oral lichenoid reactions: A real clinical entity? A systematic review. Eur J Clin Pharmacol. 2017;[epub].
  4. Jun B, Mukherjee PK, Asatryan A, Kautzmann MA, Heap J, Gordon WC, Bhattacharjee S, Yang R, Petasis NA, Bazan NG. Elovanoids are novel cell-specific lipid mediators necessary for neuroprotective signaling for photoreceptor cell integrity. Sci Rep. 2017;7(1):5279-017-05433-7.
  5. Middleton JW, Simons DJ, Simmons JW, Clark RSB, Kochanek PM, Shoykhet M. Long-term deficits in cortical circuit function after asphyxial cardiac arrest and resuscitation in developing rats. eNeuro. 2017;4(3):ENEURO.0319-16.2017.
  6. Moulton LJ, Michener CM, Levinson K, Cobb L, Tseng J, Jernigan A. Compliance with research standards within gynecologic oncology fellowship: A gynecologic oncology fellowship research network (GOFRN) study. Gynecol Oncol. 2017;146(3):647-652.
  7. Wilson PG, Killam SG, Stazio LC, Ellis RB, Kiernan NM, Ukachu AN. Post-secondary apprenticeships for youth: Creating opportunities for high demand employment 1. J Vocat Rehabil. 2017;46(3):305-312.
  8. Wood KA, Zambrano RM, Cheek BJ, Arcement C, Haymon M, Steinkampf J, Sampath S, Hyland JC, Lacassie Y. Neonatal mucolipidosis type II alpha/beta due to compound heterozygosity for a known and novel GNPTAB mutation, and a concomitant heterozygous change in SERPINF1 inherited from the mother. Clin Case Rep. 2017;5(4):431-434.

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.

Its Alive! Frankenstein: Penetrating the Secrets of Nature

Frankenstein

It was dark as the wind and the rain tapped on her window in 1816. It was on that night that Mary Shelly acclaimed author of gothic fiction penned Frankenstein. To commemorate that evening, the National Library of Medicine online exhibition, Frankenstein: Penetrating the Secrets of Nature explores the applied discipline of biomedical engineering and its attempt to challenge the understanding of what it means to human. So, check out the National Library of Medicine online exhibition; Frankenstein: Penetrating the Secrets of Nature.

Campus Closure – Nate

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The Isché Library will close at 7pm this evening and remain closed all weekend in preparation for Hurricane Nate.

The Dental Library will close at 5pm as usual and remain closed all weekend as well.

Both Libraries plan on reopening at 8am on Monday, October 9th weather permitting.

Stay safe!

LSU Health Sciences Center Joins The Fight

PINK RIBBON

It can take the lives of both women and men. It does not favor a race or ethnicity. It’s breast cancer, and it affects us all.

The month of October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. It is our time to celebrate the lives taken by this disease and to fight with the survivors and caregivers to find a cure.

So, don’t forget to wear pink, participate in an awareness walk, donate, and show your support toward a disease that affects so many.

For more information about early detection and prevention contact The American Cancer Society and the Susan G. Komen Foundation.

Spotlight on Faculty Publications for October

cloister-lamppostA 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. Al-Khami AA, Rodriguez PC, Ochoa AC. Energy metabolic pathways control the fate and function of myeloid immune cells. J Leukoc Biol. 2017;102(2):369-380.
  2. Bruni GO, Battle B, Kelly B, Zhang Z, Wang P. Comparative proteomic analysis of Gib2 validating its adaptor function in Cryptococcus neoformans. PLoS One. 2017;12(7):e0180243.
  3. Devier D, Harnar J, Lopez L, Brashear A, Graham G. Rehabilitation plus OnabotulinumtoxinA improves motor function over OnabotulinumtoxinA alone in post-stroke upper limb spasticity: A single-blind, randomized trial. Toxins (Basel). 2017;9(7):10.3390/toxins9070216.
  4. DiGiorgio AM, Edwards CS, Virk MS, Mummaneni PV, Chou D. Stereotactic navigation for the prepsoas oblique lateral lumbar interbody fusion: Technical note and case series. Neurosurg Focus. 2017;43(2):E14.
  5. Helander L, Stark M. Fatal Scopulariopsis brumptii in a pediatric immunocompromised host. Fetal Pediatr Pathol. 2017;36(1):82-86.
  6. Subramaniam V, Chuang G, Xia H, Burn B, Bradley J, Maderdrut JL, Coy DH, Varner KJ. Pituitary adenylate cyclase-activating polypeptide (PACAP) protects against mitoxantrone-induced cardiac injury in mice. Peptides. 2017;9525-32.
  7. Tarakji M, Bartow MJ, Dupin C, Tessler O. Using the venous pectoral branch from the thoracoacromial system as a lifeboat in autologous breast reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2017;5(6):e1367.
  8. Thompson D, Patrick-Esteve J, Surcouf JW, Rivera D, Castellanos B, Desai P, Lilje C, Lacassie Y, Marble M, Zambrano R. RAF1 variants causing biventricular hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in two preterm infants: Further phenotypic delineation and review of literature. Clin Dysmorphol. 2017;[epub].

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.

Ische Library Early Closure Friday 9/8/17

The water will be shut off in the Resource Center Building at 6pm on Friday, September 8th. Both the Isché Library and the Library Commons will be closed during the outage. Water should be restored by 11pm. The Isché Library will be open regular hours on Saturday, September 9th.

Ische Secure Shelving

The Isché Library has a new location of Secure Shelving. Please ask at the Circulation Desk for assistance with this material.

Faculty Publications Spotlight for September

watercolor sunset - vhA 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. Dehon PM, McGowin CL. The immunopathogenesis of mycoplasma genitalium infections in women: A narrative review. Sex Transm Dis. 2017;44(7):428-432.
  2. El Hajj EC, El Hajj MC, Ninh VK, Bradley JM, Claudino MA, Gardner JD. Detrimental role of lysyl oxidase in cardiac remodeling. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2017;109:17-26.
  3. Farris HE, Ryan MJ. Schema vs. primitive perceptual grouping: The relative weighting of sequential vs. spatial cues during an auditory grouping task in frogs. J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol. 2017;203(3):175-182.
  4. Gaston SA, Volaufova J, Peters ES, Ferguson TF, Robinson WT, Nugent N, Trapido EJ, Rung AL. Individual-level exposure to disaster, neighborhood environmental characteristics, and their independent and combined associations with depressive symptoms in women. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2017;[epub].
  5. Malloy KM, Pou AM. Survivorship: Morbidity, mortality, malignancy. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2017;50(4):853-866.
  6. Patel NJ, Van Dyke KW, Espinoza LR. Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy 2B and miyoshi presentations of dysferlinopathy. Am J Med Sci. 2017;353(5):484-491.
  7. Valdin HL, Begue RE. Influenza vaccines effectiveness 2013-14 through 2015-16, a test-negative study in children. Vaccine. 2017;35:4088-4093.
  8. Zhang J, Chen C. Alleviation of neuropathology by inhibition of monoacylglycerol lipase in APP transgenic mice lacking CB2 receptors. Mol Neurobiol. 2017;[epub].

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.

Labor Day Hours

Both the Dental and Isché Libraries will be closed Sunday and Monday, September 3rd and 4th for Labor Day. Both Libraries will reopen Tuesday morning at 8am.

Libraries Closed 8/29/17

Both libraries will be closed tomorrow, Tuesday, August 29, 2017 because of threat of flooding from TS Harvey.

NASA Eclipse Live Stream @ the Isché Library

logo eclipse_logo_wOn Monday, August 21st the Isché Library will stream the NASA broadcast of the 2017 Solar Eclipse on one of the large TVs in the Commons. The NASA broadcast is from 11am to 3pm CDT. We hope see you there!

Debbie Sibley Retiring

Today, August 8th, marks her last day as Director of Libraries. Debbie served as Director of Libraries at LSU Health Sciences Center for almost 10 years. Although she is retiring from LSUHSC New Orleans, Debbie will be completing the last years of her career as Executive Director of Texas Medical Center (TMC) starting August 28.

Jennifer Lloyd has been appointed Interim Director.

We congratulate Debbie on her new position and thank her for all of her contributions to the Libraries!