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On Passing Time with Harper Lee

Photograph of Harper Lee and  Jessica Lacher-Feldman (off camera, left), from the New York Times, January 30, 2006 (Photo credit: Dana Mixer for the New York Times)

To Kill a Mockingbird was, until today, the only novel published by American author Harper Lee. It is the story of Scout, a young girl, confronting the deep-seated racial prejudice that existed in pre-Civil Rights Alabama. Go Set a Watchman,

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Special Collections Request System (SCRS) goes Live July 16th: Hill Memorial Library Closed July 13-15 for Training

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LSU Libraries Special Collections will go live with a management software system called Aeon on July 16, 2015. This system will allow us to manage collections and requests much more efficiently by closing the typical gap between “discovery” and “delivery” and

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Library Books Shifting

books from flickr labled for reuse

Library staff have been busy this summer moving books in preparation for the Pleasant Hall math lab to move to the third floor of Middleton Library. Books with call numbers beginning with C are moving from the third to second

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Relics of Napoleon

Caricature of Napoleon

Today marks the 200th anniversary of Napoleon’s final defeat at the Battle of Waterloo. To commemorate the occasion, here are some Napoleon-related items from the LSU Libraries’ Special Collections. A document that Napoleon himself touched is a commission dated “11 Fructidor 30″ (September 17,

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Peggy Hoon Joins Libraries as Director of Copyright Policy and Education

Hoon, Peggy (candid)

Peggy Hoon has joined the LSU Libraries as Director of Copyright Policy and Education. Hoon is an accomplished copyright expert with a J.D. from the University of Washington and a B.S. in nursing from the University of Colorado. Prior working

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Updates to Libraries Search Interface

LSU Libraries has updated the search interface on its home page. The biggest change is the addition of a pre-search filter that enables patrons to select print books, e-books or peer-reviewed articles at the beginning of the search process. We developed this

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Interlibrary Loan Service Point Moving to Circulation Services

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Effective Monday, June 8th, 2015, Middleton Library’s interlibrary loan service point will be located at the Middleton circulation desk, offering library patrons the convenience of a single location for checking out both Middleton Library and interlibrary loan materials. The Interlibrary

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E-journal Hosting Offered

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LSU Libraries recently implemented an online journal hosting platform and now offers support for journal publishing to LSU faculty members who edit journals. Open Journal Systems (OJS) is a journal management and publishing system with more than 6500 installations worldwide.

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Pierre Soulé: Histoire d’une mémoire franco-louisianaise retrouvée/Pierre Soulé: The Story of a French-Louisiana Legacy Refound

Photographie originale de Pierre Soulé, ca. 1860 / Pierre Soulé Photograph (ca. 1860), Mss. 2824, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.

For your reading pleasure, here is a bilingual blog post by Hill staff member, Dr. Germain Bienvenu, on a new book which was researched in part in Hill Memorial Library.  Our occasional series of bi-lingual blog posts by Germain speak

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24/5 Schedule to Resume for the Fall Semester

Libraries Hours

Summer hours are now in effect for Middleton Library and will continue until the fall semester, when the 24/5 schedule will resume. The online schedule lists hours for specific days and offices in the Libraries. Congratulations to the Class of

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General Syed Ali Zamin Memorial Scholarship and Inaugural Recipient

The Zamin Family

LSU Libraries is pleased to announce the establishment of the General Syed Ali Zamin Memorial Scholarship. The $500 scholarship, which will be awarded twice a year, was established by means of a gift from the Zamin family. On April 24,

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Student Assistant Awards

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The LSU Libraries Student Assistant Awards recognize outstanding student employees of the LSU Libraries. Student workers play a vital role in the success of the Libraries. They assisting patrons, open and close departments, respond to emergency situations, and much more.

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