Tour the New Website: Nifty Boxes

Our second stop on our tour of the new Library website brings us to another new feature, boxes with quick links to helpful resources:

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These boxes provide quick access to

  • Databases: all subscribed databases, along with many helpful free resources
  • E-Books & E-Journals A to Z: a list of all online books and journals you can access
  • Resources by Subject: Curated guides with subject- and course-specific resources
  • Research and Education: contact your school’s Library Liaison or get research assistance
  • LSU Health Digital Scholar: the new institutional repository
  • Off Campus Access: information about accessing resources when not on campus

When you hover over the images for each box, a description will pop up with more information about that link:

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If you have any questions about our new website or any other Library resources, contact us.

Tour the new Library website: Menus

The revamped Library website now has meany features that should make getting to your favorite and most useful resources much easier. The new menus across many of the pages highlight a number of these resources and tools:

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Hover over each category to explore the sites we’ve put together to assist you. If you find yourself in need of help, the Help option has a selection of links and tools to assist you:

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Stay tuned for the next stop in our tour of the new Library website, but if you need help don’t hesitate to contact us.

ClinicalKey EBooks: New Titles, New Editions, and a Few Removals

ClinicalKey has updated our eBook collection with some new titles and editions, but they have also done a little spring cleaning.
New to the ClinicalKey collection are:
Atlas of Reconstructive Surgery: A Case-Based Approach (Pu) 1st ed.

Cerebrospinal Fluid Rhinorrhea (Sindwani) 1st ed.

Clinical Applications of 3D Printing in Foot and Ankle Surgery (Highlander) 1st ed.

Clinical Decision Support and Beyond (Greenes) 3rd ed.

Contact Lens Practice (Efron) 4th ed.

Differential Diagnoses in Surgical Pathology Tumors and their Mimickers (Abdul-Karim) 1st ed.

Emergency Department Technician Handbook, The (Shesser) 1st ed.

Fetal, Neonatal and Pediatric Neuroradiology (Kralik) 1st ed.

Handbook of Obesity in Obstetrics and Gynecology (Mahmood) 1st ed.

Human Histology: A Text and Atlas for Physicians and Scientists (Dudás) 1st ed.

Kanski’s Clinical Ophthalmology (Salmon) 9th ed.

Low Vision (Dickinson) 1st ed.

Manual of Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation and Cellular Therapies (Bashir) 1st ed.

Molecular Biology Techniques (Carson) 4th ed.

Neuromodulation Techniques for the Spine (Abd-Elsayed) 1st ed.

Palliative Radiation Oncology (Vapiwala) 5th ed.

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Secrets (O’Young) 4th ed.

Procedures in Cosmetic Dermatology: Hair Restoration (Alam) 1st ed.

Spinal Fusion Techniques (Abd-Elsayed) 1st ed.

Treatment of Acetabular Bone Loss and Chronic Pelvic Discontinuity (Sheth) 1st ed.

As is ClinicalKey’s policy with new editions of eBooks, the previous editions are usually still available for a few months after the new editions are published. New editions published this spring are:
Atlas of Clinical Sleep Medicine (Kryger) 3rd ed.

Atlas of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (Tiwana) 2nd ed.

Avery’s Diseases of the Newborn (Gleason) 11th ed.

Basic Immunology (Abbas) 7th ed.

Berne & Levy Physiology (Koeppen) 8th ed.

Bland and Copeland’s The Breast (Klimberg) 6th ed.

Ciottone’s Disaster Medicine (Ciottone) 3rd ed.

Clinical Lipidology: A Companion to Braunwald’s Heart Disease (Ballantyne) 3rd ed.

Comprehensive Clinical Nephrology (Johnson) 7th ed.

Coughlin and Mann’s Surgery of the Foot and Ankle (Haskell) 10th ed.

Diagnosis and Treatment Planning in Dentistry (Stefanac) 4th ed.

Elsevier’s 2024 Intravenous Medications (Collins) 40th ed.

Essentials of Equipment in Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Perioperative Medicine (Al-Shaikh) 6th ed.

Goldberger’s Clinical Electrocardiography (Goldberger) 10th ed.

The Harriet Lane Handbook (Anderson) 23rd ed.

Learning Radiology (Herring) 5th ed.

Little and Falace’s Dental Management of the Medically Compromised Patient (Kerr) 10th ed.

Macleod’s Clinical Examination (Dover) 15th ed.

Penn Clinical Manual of Urology (Guzzo) 3rd ed.

Plotkin’s Vaccines (Plotkin) 8th ed.

Procedures in Cosmetic Dermatology: Soft Tissue Augmentation (Carruthers) 5th ed.

Weedon’s Skin Pathology Essentials (Johnston) 3rd ed.

Ebooks no longer available to us via ClinicalKey are:
Andrews’ Diseases of the Skin Clinical Atlas (Micheletti) 1st ed. We have the 2nd ed.

Atlas of Human Anatomy (Netter) 7th ed.  We have the 8th ed.

Body Contouring and Liposuction (Rubin) 1st ed.

Cardiology Secrets (Levine) 5th ed. We have the 6th ed.

Cornea Atlas (Krachmer) 3rd ed.

Coronary Stenting (Price) 1st ed.

Diagnostic Cytopathology Essentials (Kocjan) 1st ed.

Haematology: An Illustrated Colour Text (Howard) 4tth ed.

Integrative Medicine (Rakel) 4th ed. We have the 5th ed.

Kaufman’s Clinical Neurology for Psychiatrists (Kaufman) 8th ed. We still have access via ScienceDirect.  We also have the 9th ed.

Kirk’s General Surgical Operations (Novell) 6th ed.

Laboratory Tests and Diagnostic Procedures (Chernecky) 6th ed. While we do not have ebook access, we do have a print copy for this edition and the 7th and 8th eds. [QY 4 C81L 2013]

Nelson Essentials of Pediatrics (Marcdante) 8th ed. We have the 9th ed.

Netter’s Clinical Anatomy (Hansen) 4th ed. We have the 5th ed.

Netter’s Sports Medicine (Madden) 2nd ed. We have the 3rd ed.

Oncologic Imaging (Silverman) 1st ed. We have the 2nd ed.

The Ophthalmic Assistant (Stein) 10th ed. We have the 11th ed.

Otologic Surgery (Chernecky) 4th ed. We have the 5th ed.

Practical Skin Pathology: A Diagnostic Approach (Patterson) 1st ed.

Surgical Techniques of the Shoulder, Elbow, and Knee in Sports Medicine (Cole) 2nd ed. We have the 3rd ed.

New look for the website!

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The Libraries’ website has been updated to use the new institutional template, and there are new links to get you to the resources you need.

You will now see a menu that has links to resources for students, researchers, clinicians, and residents, along with popular links:

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The Databases listing has also been updated with even more quick links to popular resources:

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We hope you find these changes helpful, but if you have any questions please contact us.

Special thanks goes out to all Library Staff who offered their suggestions, and especially David Nelson and Akriti Karki for their help in making this change.

Power Blips? May 11th RCB and May 12th Dental

Facilities is conducting its annual emergency generator load bank testing from May 8th through the 16th. The Isché Library will be affected on May 11th from 8am to 12 noon. The Dental Library will be affected on May 12th either in the morning or the afternoon; there are 2 generators at the Dental Campus and they are each being tested. We are unclear which one is connected to the Administration building.

During testing, the system is supposed to automatically switch to generator power with no disruption to users. However, if something fails, generator power will be restored within 30 minutes.

Here’s the full schedule:

Sister Stanislaus Hall
Monday, May 8th
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Seton Building
Monday, May 8th
8:00 AM –12:00 PM

Student Residence Hall
Monday, May 8th
1:00pm – 5:00pm

Clinical Education Building (1542 Tulane)
Tuesday, May 9th
8:00 AM –12:00 PM

Clinical Sciences Research Building
Tuesday, May 9th
8:00 AM –12:00 PM

Central Utility Plant
Tuesday, May 9th
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Medical Education Building
Wednesday, May 10th
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Lions Eye / LSU Clinics Building
Wednesday, May 10th
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Allied Health / Nursing Building
Wednesday, May 10th
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Resource Center Building
Thursday, May 11th
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Human Development Center
Thursday, May 11th
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

School of Dentistry Campus
Friday, May 12th
Generator # 1: 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Generator # 2: 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

East Campus Standby Generating Plant
Monday, May 15th
Generator # 1: 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Generator # 2: 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Generator # 3: 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Center for Advanced Learning & Simulation
Tuesday, May 16th
Generator # 1: 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Generator # 2: 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

New LibGuide for Clinical Practice Guidelines

A new LibGuide has been created to help locate Clinical Practice Guidelines online and in databases. Check it out at this link:

New Poster Printing Request Process

The Isché Library has a new process for requesting Research Posters. Please check out our Poster Printing page for policies and procedures, and our NEW Poster Printing Libguide for more information and detailed helps and design tips.

Dental Library Hours Extended

The Dental Library will be extending its hours on Monday, May 8th. Our hours will be:

Monday – Thursday   8:00am – 8pm
Friday8:00am – 5pm
Sunday11:30am – 8pm

FIXED: Problems with Thieme journals

UPDATE April 25, 2023: The issues with Thieme journals has been fixed.

Original post April 24, 2023: Thieme is having problems with the online versions of the journals we get from them, and at present only the tables of contents of the issues and abstracts of the articles are available.

We will update when we have more information.

If you need any help with this or any other Library resources, please contact us.

Saturday, 04/15 – Elevators in Parking Garage

The Library will be open our normal hours this weekend but please be aware of the following if you are coming on campus that day:

On Saturday, April 15th, from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM there will be intermittent power outages at the Central Utility Plant which will affect our campus. During these intermittent power outages, Elevators in the Roman Street Parking Garage and on the walkway will not be operational. Please plan accordingly.

April Faculty Publications

A new selection of articles have 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. Check out the Display below:

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 our Librarians at

Library Catalog unavailable 11 pm 4/10/23

INNOPAC, the Library Catalog, will be unavailable for approximately an hour starting at 11pm on Monday, April 10, 2023. The outage is necessary for a system update.

The majority of Library resources will still be available during this time.

Please contact us if you need any assistance.

All JoVE Research videos now available

The Library now provides access to all sections and videos from JoVE/Journal of Visualized Experiments Research.

You now have access to the following video journals:

The Research section also includes the JoVE Encyclopedia of Experiments. This resource has techniques and demonstrations of laboratory processes for:

These new subscriptions are thanks in large part to Marlene Bishop, Head, Collection Development, who was responsible for negotiating and finalizing the agreement for this resource, as well as the bulk of the Library’s offerings.

If you have any questions about this or any other Library resources, please contact us.

Easter Hours

The Libraries will be closed Friday, April 7 through Sunday, April 9 for the University Easter Holiday. Both the Isché and Dental Libraries will close at 6pm on Thursday, April 6. Both Libraries will re-open on Monday, April 10 with their regular hours.