New Printer in the Ische Library



The Isché Library has a new printer in the 3rd floor reference area, it prints only in black and white at a cost of 10¢ single sided and 14¢ double sided using only your Pay Paw card. Our new 4th floor printer does color and black and white printing, color is 25¢ a copy.

Blast from the Past: IBM punched card

1960s Computer Punch Card, name removed

1960s Computer Punched Card, name removed

The Isché Circulation Staff found an old IBM punched card in a book this morning. The card was for a medical student who graduated in 1969. Now if we only knew what it was used for…registering for classes, or getting a student ID, or taking a test, or ???

April Shower of Faculty Publications

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. Bradley JM, Organ CL, Lefer DJ. Garlic-derived organic polysulfides and myocardial protection. J Nutr. 2016;146(Suppl):403S-9S.
  2. Buja LM, Vander Heide RS. Pathobiology of ischemic heart disease: Past, present and future. Cardiovasc Pathol. 2016;25(3):214-220.
  3. Charles TP, Shellito JE. Human immunodeficiency virus infection and host defense in the lungs. Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2016;37(2):147-156.
  4. Dehon PM, Hagensee ME, Sutton KJ, Oddo HE, Nelson N, McGowin CL. Histological evidence of chronic mycoplasma genitalium-induced cervicitis in HIV-infected women: A retrospective cohort study. J Infect Dis. 2016;[epub ahead of print].
  5. Hanna EB, Prout DL. Combined radial-pedal access strategy and radial-pedal rendezvous in the revascularization of complex total occlusions of the superficial femoral artery (the “no femoral access” strategy). J Endovasc Ther. 2016;23(2):321-9.
  6. Hsieh MC, Thompson T, Wu XC, Styles T, O’Flarity MB, Morris CR, Chen VW. The effect of comorbidity on the use of adjuvant chemotherapy and type of regimen for curatively resected stage III colon cancer patients. Cancer Med. 2016;[epub ahead of print].
  7. Johnston MJ, Paige JT, Aggarwal R, Stefanidis D, Tsuda S, Khajuria A, Arora S, Assoc Surgical Educ Simulation. An overview of research priorities in surgical simulation: What the literature shows has been achieved during the 21st century and what remains. Am J Surg. 2016;211(1):214-225.
  8. Toler J, Deputy S, Zakris E, Begue RE. Cognitive dysfunction after cranial radiation for a brain tumor. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2016;5(1):96-9.

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.

BrowZine My Bookshelf updates

BrowZine now supports syncing the journals you have saved to My Bookshelf across all devices, including the web version of the service. If you have not yet done so, you will need to create a BrowZine Account in order to see your favorite journals saved to the bookshelf regardless of how you access BrowZine.

Additionally, you will now see the unread issue notifications on the web version of BrowZine as part of this update, whereas these notifications were previously only available through the mobile version:

BZ New Issue Indicator

If you find that journals you saved on one device are no longer available, please refer to this support document from BrowZine to restore the journals you previously saved to your bookshelf.

Need any help with BrowZine or other Library services? Please do not hesitate to contact us.




Hard to believe it’s been 9 years since our little blog project started. Thanks for reading and in case you were wondering the traditional gifts for a 9th anniversary are pottery, willow or leather.

Beware of Bison Selfies

From the latest issue of the USMMWR, “Notes from the Field: Injuries Associated with Bison Encounters — Yellowstone National Park, 2015″ which lets us know that there were 5 pedestrian visitor injuries in 2015 mostly because visitors did not stay the required 75 feet away from a large wild animal. The injured visitors were all gored or “tossed into the air” and all survived.

3D Printing at Dental Library on Wednesdays and Fridays Only

The Dental Library has now designated two weekdays for 3D printing jobs: Wednesday and Friday.

We understand that the noise generated by the 3D printer can be distracting. At the same time, we want this technology to be openly available and conveniently usable for all students and faculty. As a compromise, we will restrict 3D printing to Wednesdays and Fridays so everyone will be guaranteed quality time in the library.

It should be noted that we may not always have 3D print projects going on the designated days; likewise, we may have to start a priority project on an off day. So please bear with us as we try to provide an accessible educational space for everyone to study, learn, and discover.

Come try out our 3D printer on Wednesdays and Fridays!


Easter Hours

Easter Eggs

Easter Eggs

Both the Dental and Isché Libraries will close early on Thursday, March 24th and remain closed Friday, March 25th through Sunday, March 27th. The Dental Library will close at 5 pm and the Isché Library will close at 8 pm.

Both Libraries will reopen on Monday, March 28th at 8 am.

Ische Library – Reference Hours Change

The Isché Library Reference Librarians will be available for patron assistance from 8 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday only, starting on Monday, March 28th. With the current staffing level in that area, we are no longer able to cover the Reference Desk until 8 pm.

Dental Library Closed 3/20/16

Due to a scheduled power outage on the Dental Campus, the Dental Library will be closed on Sunday, March 20th. There will no power to either buildings and no one will be allowed on campus from 7:00 AM – 4:00PM.


Wiley maintenance, Saturday, March 19

Users of the Wiley Online Library—which includes resources such as Cochrane, the Current Protocols, and a number of full-text journals—should be aware that service will be unavailable for up to 3 hours on Saturday, March 19, from 6:00-9:00 CDT for essential maintenance.

UPDATE! DRAW IT TO KNOW IT registration change


The registration form for DRAW IT TO KNOW IT – NEUROANATOMY has changed.

DRAW IT TO KNOW IT – NEUROANATOMY is available through our subscription to STAT!Ref.

Initial registration still must be completed on-campus.

From the “Select an institution” drop-down menu, select LSU New Orleans.  Leave the Group PIN blank.

Check out the following handouts for more information.

Draw it to Know it Neuroanatomy YOU HAVE IT Handout Draw it to Know it Quick Guide for IP Access

Let us know if you have any problems with registration as we are happy to help you get this set up!


Chancellor Hollier in the News

An article entitled, “How health care — not LSU football — turned the tide in Louisiana’s budget debate” was published on on Friday.  It reports on how Chancellor Hollier caused the legislators to understand the current fiscal crisis and its effects on the future of healthcare in Louisiana. Great job!

Campus Closure 3/11/16

The LSUHSC campuses are closed today, Friday, March 11, 2016 due to the wind & rain. Only essential personnel should be on campus.

The Isché Library will reopen on Saturday, March 12th at 9:30 am. The Dental Library will reopen on Sunday, March 13th at 11 am.

Dental Library Closing at 5:30pm 3/3/16

The Dental Library will close tomorrow evening at 5:30pm due to a scheduled power outage on the Dental Campus. There will no power to either buildings and no one will be allowed on campus from 6:00 – 8:00pm.