Dental Library Closed

We are still available to help you with research and information needs!

The Dental Library is closed until further notice. We will reopen as soon as possible while the damages caused by Hurricane Ida are being repaired.

The library staff are working at the Ische’ Library and are available to answer your questions and fill materials requests. Please contact us through our email,, or chat with us, You can also call us at 504-568-6100 and ask for a dental staff member.

We will keep you updated with tenative dates for reopening as soon as possible.

Library Closure – Hurricane Ida

*Update 2* The Libraries will remain closed the week of September 6th. We hope to announce reopening soon.

*Update* because of the power situation in New Orleans, the Libraries will be closed until September 6th. Hope everyone stayed safe.

In anticipation of Hurricane Ida, the downtown Isché Library will close at 5pm today, Friday, August 27th. Both the Dental and Downtown campuses will be closed Saturday, August 28th through Monday, August 30th.

Hopefully all will be well, and we will reopen on Tuesday, August 31st at 8am at both the Dental and Isché Libraries.

Downtown Campus Closed 2/17

*Update 11am* The heat is still not on so campus is closed today. Hopefully it will be warmer and the heat will be on so we can open tomorrow, Thursday, February 18th.

Due to a power failure overnight (and a lack of heat) the downtown campus is delaying opening until 12 noon today. This includes the Isché Library. Stay warm!

Libraries closing at noon 2/15

The Libraries will close at noon on Monday, February 15th due to weather conditions.

The Libraries are also already scheduled to be closed on Tuesday, February 16th for Mardi Gras in an LSU System-mandated holiday.

Both Libraries will reopen on Wednesday, February 17th at 8am.

Libraries are Closed for Winter Break

Both the Libraries are now closed for Winter Break. We will reopen on Monday, January 4th at 8am with our Phase 3 hours.

Electronic Resources are available while we are closed, refer to our Off Campus Access page for assistance.

Winter Break Hours

The Isché Library will begin Winter Break hours on Monday, December 21st. The Library will close at 6pm from the 21st through the 23rd. The Dental Library will maintain its shorter Phase 3 hours.

Both the Isché and Dental Libraries will be closed December 24th through January 3rd. Both Libraries will resume Phase 3 hours when we reopen in January.

Libraries Early Closure 10/28/2020 – Hurricane Zeta

Another week, another Hurricane… the Libraries will close at noon on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 due to threat from Hurricane Zeta. We hope to reopen on Thursday, October 29th at our regular time of 8am.

Libraries closing at 3pm, October 9th

The Libraries will close at 3pm on October 9, 2020, as a result of expected conditions with the approach and landfall of Hurricane Delta.

The Dental Library is closed on Saturday per their current LSUHSC-NO Phase 2 schedule, but the Isché Library anticipates being open as usual at 9:30am on Saturday, October 10th.

Campus Closure 9/15/2020 – Hurricane Sally

LSUHSC New Orleans campuses (both downtown and Dental) will be closed tomorrow, Tuesday September 15th, in advance of Hurricane Sally.

Additionally the Isché Library will close at 6pm this evening.

We hope to reopen on Wednesday, September 16th at 8am at both Libraries.

Dental Library closed Sept. 9th

Due to a water outage at the School of Dentistry campus, the Dental Library is closed for the remainder of the day, September 9, 2020.

The Isché Medical Library on the Downtown campus is open its usual hours for today until 8pm. If you wish to come to the Downtown campus, please remember you will need your LSUHSC-NO i.d. to enter any buildings.

Library staff are available to assist you.

Library Closure – Hurricane Laura

*Edit* Both Libraries reopened at 8am on 8/27/2020

The Libraries will close at 3pm today (8/26/2020) in advance of Hurricane Laura. We hope to reopen at 8am tomorrow morning.

Campus Closure 8/24/2020 – Hurricane Marco

*edit* Libraries and both campuses reopened at 8am on Tuesday, August 25th for badgeholders only.

The LSUHSC Libraries and the LSUHSC campuses will be closed on Monday, August 24th in advance of Hurricane Marco. We hope to reopen both locations at 8am on Tuesday, weather permitting.

Ische Library Closed 6/7-8/2020

*Updated: The campus is closed on Monday, June 8th

Due to TS Cristobal, the Ische Library will be closed on Sunday, June 7, 2020. Both Libraries will reopen on Monday, June 8th at 8am.

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.