Labor Day Hours

Both Libraries will be closed Sunday, September 2nd and Monday, September 3rd for the Labor Day holiday. The Isché Library will be open on Saturday, September 1st regular hours from 9:30-6.

Both Libraries will reopen Monday, September 4th; the Dental Library opens at 8am and the Isché Library opens at 7:30am.

New Books Display to Start the School Year!

The first New Books display for Fall 2018 is now posted on the New Books Shelf (3rd floor of the Ische Library)! This display highlights some course textbooks for medical students as well as other titles of interest for faculty, students, and staff on two of our newest e-book resources: Access Neurology and ClinicalKey!

(* denotes course textbook for medicine)

Access Neurology Titles:


ClinicalKey Titles: 


Breakfast in the Isché Library- Wednesday, August 22!

From 7:30 to 9:30 AM on Wednesday, August 22, the Isché Library would like to invite new and returning students to breakfast!

Stop by the Library Commons for pastries and coffee and a chance to chat with the librarians and library staff.

Happy fall semester!

ScienceDirect EBS Books: technical difficulties – FIXED!

Our ScienceDirect EBS Book Collection access is not working right. Hopefully they will fix it soon! Sorry for the inconvenience!

UPDATE!  This problem has been fixed.  If you have problems accessing our ScienceDirect EBS Book Collection, please contact a library staff member.

ProQuest Maintenance This Weekend

Attention Weekend Research Warriors! ProQuest will be taking down their site for product maintenance this weekend. This will affect our access of their database Saturday night beginning at 9pm until Sunday morning at about 5am. Of course these times may vary slightly as with any database maintenance. Hopefully the upgrades will run smoothly and we will be up and running for our Sunday warriors.

The notice from ProQuest:
To maintain the currency and security of ProQuest products, we are performing maintenance on many ProQuest products beginning on August 18, 2018 U.S. Eastern Time.

The following ProQuest products will be temporarily offline:

Research databases

ProQuest platform (

Dissertation publishing

ProQuest/UMI ETD Administrator

Reference management/Research support tools


We would like to add our apologies, as well, and hope that your research efforts will not be adversely impacted.

Benumof and Hagberg’s Airway Management new edition available!

Looking for Benumof and Hagberg’s Airway Management? The authors have changed the name on the new edition! Aren’t they collegial taking turns on whose name goes first?  The 2018, 4th edition is now Hagberg and Benumof’s Airway Management, and we have it online through our ClinicalKey subscription. We also have the previous edition (3rd, 2012) online via ScienceDirect and in good ol’ fashioned print.

Link resolver now back for Google Scholar

After close to two months since disappearing, the WebBridge LR Link Resolver is available once again for Google Scholar. If you’d like more information about how the link resolver works with Google Scholar, click here.

If you need help with this or any other Library resource or service, contact us.

Ische Library Opens at 7:30am on weekdays

As a pilot project, the Isché Library will open at 7:30am Monday-Friday. We will offer limited services during this extra 30 minutes.

Ische Early Closure 8/3/18

The water in the Resource Center Building will be turned off from 6pm until 11pm on Friday, August 3rd. Because of the lack of plumbing. The Isché Library will close at 6pm.

August Faculty Publication

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

  1. Eastlack SC, Dong S, Mo YY, Alahari SK. Expression of long noncoding RNA MALAT1 correlates with increased levels of nischarin and inhibits oncogenic cell functions in breast cancer. PLoS One. 2018;13(6):1-13.
  2. Frawley A, Powell L, McQuiston JR, Gulvik CA, Begue RE. Necrotizing pneumonia caused by chromobacterium violaceum soil bacterium: Report of a rare human pathogen causing disease in a previously undiagnosed immunodeficient child. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2018;99(1):164-167.
  3. Korah-Sedgwick MM, Wall LA. EBV infection in XLP1 manifested solely by behavioral aggression and effective treatment using rituximab. Case Reports Immunol. 2018;20183705376.
  4. Lin WT, Lin PC, Lee CY, Chen YL, Chan TF, Tsai S, Huang HL, Wu PW, Chin YT, Lin HY, Lee CH. Effects of insulin resistance on the association between the circulating retinol-binding protein 4 level and clustering of pediatric cardiometabolic risk factors. Pediatr Diabetes. 2018;19(4):611-621.
  5. Martin JB, Douglas DH. Faculty mentorship: Making it work across the career continuum through development, implementation, and evaluation of a formal mentorship program. Nurs Educ Perspect. 2018;.
  6. May D, Gills J, Delacroix SE J. Robotic cystectomy. Urol Clin North Am. 2018;45(2):183-188.
  7. Mettler JA, Magee DM, Doucet BM. Low-frequency electrical stimulation with variable intensity preserves torque. J Electromyogr Kinesiol. 2018;4249-56.
  8. Paige JT, Terry Fairbanks RJ, Gaba DM. Priorities related to improving healthcare safety through simulation. Simul Healthc. 2018;13(3S Suppl 1):S41-S50.

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.

Library Catalog Being Upgraded 7/31/18

The Library Catalog/INNOPAC is being upgraded tomorrow morning from 9am until 11am.

*Edit* 10am 7/31/18 – and we’re back up an hour early!

ClinicalKey is here!

We are pleased to announce that the library recently subscribed to ClinicalKey, one of Elsevier’s ebook and online journal platforms.  ClinicalKey includes over 1,000 books including some of the most popular and well-known textbooks in health sciences.  Regardless of  your department or program, there is probably a book for you in here!  Below is just a tiny snapshot of titles to pique your interest:


ClinicalKey’s journal collection includes over 650 titles including the famed Clinics (aka Clinics of North America). AND ClinicalKey is also a decision support and point-of-care tool that includes Patient Education, Guidelines, Procedures, and Clinical Overviews. Register for free to create your personalized profile where you can access Continuing Medical Education, save your searches, and create presentations.

Please check it out and familiarize yourself with this amazing resource.  If you need any assistance please contact your Librarian Liaison for further assistance.

Water issues downtown

There is an unexpected water outage on the downtown campus began at 3:45pm because of a Sewerage and Water Board issue. Since the water has not been restored by 5pm, we have closed the library for the evening. We hope it will be restored overnight.

*Edit* Water pressure was restored by 10pm on July 25, 2018.

*Edit* Water pressure issues recurred later afternoon on July 26, 2018.

*Edit* Water pressure issues are still a problem as of 8am July 27, 2018. For now the Library is open, as water pressure is coming and going.

Library now offers NEJM Resident 360

As part of our New England Journal of Medicine subscription, LSUHSC New Orleans Library patrons now have access to NEJM Resident 360. This product is designed to give students and residents the information, resources, and support they need to approach their rotations – and life as a resident – with confidence.

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With Resident 360, residents can supplement their residency curricula and build foundational knowledge with articles, teaching tools, and community members.

In order to use LSUHSC New Orleans’s institutional subscription, log in to NEJM Resident 360 on the LSUHSC school campus, and the LSUHSC IP address will be recognized. After logging in on campus, you will be able to sign on from anywhere, on any device.

If you have questions about Resident 360 or any of our other resources, do not hesitate to call, chat, or email a library staff member.

Unlimited Users on All Access Products!

The Libraries are happy to announce that all Access products: AccessMedicine, AccessEmergencyMedicine, AccessNeurology and AccessSurgery. Previously we had a limited number of seats to some of these products which prevented more than a few users at once. The access databases provide books (including core textbooks), journals, testing, multimedia, case studies, patient education and study tools. They are also integrated with AccessMedicine – Case Files Collection, with cases in both basic sciences and clinical rotations.