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Finals week events Fall 2019

Below is the schedule of the events LSU Libraries will be hosting during finals week (December 8-13). The Relaxation Room is open from December 3 through December 13 and is open 24/7. Visit here for more information on the events. Sunday ,

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Special Collections Co-Curates the Exhibition Enslaved People in Southeast with ASERL

2019 marks the 400th anniversary of enslaved people landing on the shores of Virginia, thus beginning the Trans-Atlantic Slave trade in North America. To recognize this event, The Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL) Special Collections Interest Group curated its

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Middleton Library extends hours during dead week and finals week

LSU Libraries has extended hours during dead week and finals week. While Hill Memorial Library’s hours will remain unchanged, Middleton Library is open 24/7 the week before finals and throughout the week of finals (Dec. 2-Dec. 13). Visit http://lib.lsu.edu/about/hours for

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This just in: Special Collections acquires a Book of Hours published in 1500

As we head toward the holidays we’re reminded again at just how exciting it is to open packages: slicing through tape, unwrapping paper, shaking and guessing contents, before finally revealing the treasures tightly nestled in each box. This is especially

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LSU Libraries launches Mobile Digitization Lab

LSU Libraries has launched the Mobile Digitization Lab, a new initiative that shares digitization equipment and expertise with small, community-oriented libraries, archives, and museums across Louisiana. For the pilot project, completed this month, faculty and staff from LSU Libraries visited

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Music in Middleton November 2019

Music in Middleton

Music in Middleton will present two performances in the month of November. The first performance will be held Monday, Nov. 18 in the Middleton Library lobby at noon, and the second will be held Monday, Nov. 25. in the Design

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Sparking the Explosion: Perspectives on the Artist’s Book Format by LSU Art Faculty

On October 24th, LSU Libraries Special Collections hosted “Afternoon in the Archives: Book Arts” in conjunction with the “Exploding the Codex: Book Arts in Special Collections” exhibition now open in Hill Memorial Library. The work of three of LSU’s Art

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David Comeaux receives Favorite Learning with LOUIS Award

David Comeaux, Systems and Discovery Librarian, was awarded the Favorite Learning with LOUIS Award at the LOUIS Users Conference (LUC) on October 16, 2019. This award acknowledges the best webinar or training session of the academic year regarding products, services,

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Food for Fines: Pay library fines with food donations during November 2019

LSU Libraries’ popular Food for Fines initiative is back for November 2019. Bring in nonperishable food items to the Access Services desk in Middleton Library, and the food will be accepted as payment of library fines during the entire month.

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Ebony McDonald receives Outstanding Early Career Librarian Award

On October 16, Ebony McDonald, African and African-American Studies (AAAS) Diversity Librarian, was awarded the Outstanding Early Career Librarian Award at the 2019 LOUIS Users Conference (LUC). This award recognizes a librarian who has worked for a LOUIS member library

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Save the date: FrankenFaire Open House October 30, 2019

Open House photo

The Annual LSU Libraries’ Frankenfaire will take place on Wednesday, October 30, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  This is a Halloween-themed event and all LSU students are invited to attend.  Information stations will be set up throughout Middleton Library

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Music in Middleton October 21, 2019

Music in Middleton will conduct its second performance Monday, Oct. 21 at noon in the first floor lobby of Middleton Library. Performances will include spoken word and improvisation highlighting the influences of music, words, and sound. Come out and support

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Events

Recent Faculty Publications

2019

Comeaux, Dave;  Emily Frank; and Mike Waugh. “Supporting Student Success: E-books as Course Materials,” CODEX: Journal of the Louisiana Chapter of the ACRL. Volume 5, Issue 2 (Fall/Winter 2019).

Haber, Natalie, Melissa Cornwell, & Andrea Hebert. “This worksheet works: Making the DLS Standards work for you.” College & Research Libraries News

Lounsberry, Megan. “No Textbooks Allowed! (Unless You’re a Graduate Student!): Louisiana State University Pilots an ILL Textbook Service. Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery & Electronic Reserve.

Miles, John David. “Colfax, Kate Grant, and the Domestication of Reconstruction’s Violence,” Civil War Book Review. Volume 21, Issue 2 (Spring 2019).

Miles, John David. “The Loyalty of West Point’s Graduates Debated,” Civil War Book Review. Volume 21, Issue 1 (Winter 2019).

Miller, Marty. “Curriculum, Departmental, and Faculty Mapping in the Visual Arts Department,” Art Documentation, Volume 38, p 159-173 Issue 1 (March 2019).

O’Neill, Brittany; and  Allen LeBlanc. “Evaluating Trends in Instruction Scheduling Management: A Survey of Louisiana’s Academic Libraries,” CODEX: Journal of the Louisiana Chapter of the ACRL. Volume 5, Issue 2 (Fall/Winter 2019).

Russo, Michael, “The Moon Belongs to Everyone:  ResearchGate and Subscription Databases Compared.”  Louisiana Libraries. Winter 2019 (v. 81, no. 3).

Russo, Michael, “Information Literacy through Service Learning”  in Library Collaborations and Community Partnerships: Enhancing Health and Quality of Life.  Fannie M. Cox, Henry R. Cunningham, and Vickie Hines-Martin, eds., 2019.

Simms, Sarah; Hayley Johnson. “Hidden in Plain Sight,” 64 Parishes (Magazine of the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities). Issue 4, Summer 2019. https://64parishes.org/hidden-in-plain-sight

Simms, S., & Johnson, H. (2019). Subtle activism: Using the library exhibit as a social justice tool. Alexandria. https://doi.org/10.1177/0955749019876119

Ziegler, Scott; and Cara Key. “More Than a Pretty Interface: The Louisiana Digital Library as a Data Hub,” CODEX: Journal of the Louisiana Chapter of the ACRL. Volume 5, Issue 2 (Fall/Winter 2019).

2018

Hebert, Andrea. “Information Literacy Skills of First-Year Library and Information Science Graduate Students: An Exploratory Study,” Evidence Based Library and Information Practice Volume 13, Issue 3 (September 2018).

Miller, Marty. “Sacred vs. Profane in The Great War: A Neutral’s Indictment: Louis Raemaekers’s Use of Religious Imagery in Adoration of the Magi and Our Lady of Antwerp.” Catholic Library World, vol. 89, no. 1, Sept. 2018, pp. 20–32.

Rasmussen, Hans. “The Life and Death of Raquette in Nineteenth-Century New Orleans,” Sport History Review 49 (May 2018): 23-38.

Wilder, Stanley. “Delayed Retirements and the Youth Movement among ARL Library Professionals,” Research Library Issues, no. 295 (2018).

Wilder, Stanley. “Hiring and Staffing Trends in ARL Libraries,” Research Library Issues, no. 295 (2018).

Wilder, Stanley. “Selected Demographic Trends in the ARL Professional Population,” Research Library Issues, no. 295 (2018).

Ziegler, Scott; and Richard Shrake. “PAL: Toward a Recommendation System for Manuscripts,” Information Technology and Libraries, Vol. 37, No. 3 (2018).

2017

Caminita, C.; Cook, M.; and Paster, A. (2017). Thirty years of preserving, discovering, and accessing U.S. agricultural information: Past progress and current challenges. Library Trends, 65(3), 293-315.

Dauterive, Sarah; John Bourgeois; and Sarah Simms. “How little is too little? An examination of information literacy instruction duration for freshmen.” Journal of Information Literacy, 11.1 (2017): 204-219.

Fontenot, Mitch; Emily Frank; and Andrea Hebert. “Going Where the Users Are: Three Variations on a Theme,” Louisiana Libraries, Fall 2017.

Hawk, Amanda K. “Highflying Crowdfunding: Creating a Successful Partnership with a Campus Donor,” Archival Outlook, July/August 2017: 12-13, 19. https://www.bluetoad.com/publication/?i=422988.

Hebert, Andrea; and Marty Miller. (2017). Using FSA-OWI photographs to teach information and visual literacy. Louisiana Libraries, 79(3), 19–25.

Johnson, Hayley. “#NoDAPL: Social Media, Empowerment, and Civic Participation at Standing Rock,” Library Trends, Fall 2017.

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