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Library closures due to tropical storm

Last edited Thursday, July 11 at 3:15 p.m. Middleton Library will close Friday, July 12, Saturday, July 13, and Sunday, July 14 due to the tropical storm. Refer to lsu.edu for future closures. Hill Memorial Library will close Friday, July 12 and

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Middleton Library lobby gets furniture upgrades

This fall, students will return to LSU to find new study spaces and furniture on the first floor of Middleton Library.  The new furniture includes private desks, couches, booths, tables, seating, and dry erase boards. Power outlets and bag hooks

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Special Collections awards travel grants to five researchers

LSU Libraries recently selected five scholars to receive travel grants supporting use of the LSU Special Collections in their research and publication projects. The grant defrays travel and lodging costs associated with a trip to Hill Memorial Library in Baton

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LSU Libraries joins the OCLC Research Library Partnership

LSU Libraries is a new member of the  OCLC Research Library Partnership (RLP), a collaborative venue for research libraries that benefits scholars and researchers everywhere through significant, innovative, and collective action. The affiliated institutions, from 12 countries, collectively identify, analyze, prioritize, and

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LSU Libraries welcomes John Guillory

John Guillory has joined LSU Libraries to help with the Louisiana Digital Library (LDL), including scanning manuscripts and adding metadata to items. After 25 years with LOUIS: The Louisiana Library Network, Guillory retired in 2017. One of his duties while there was

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In memoriam: George Guidry

On June 6, 2019, former Director of LSU Libraries George Guidry passed away at the age of 96. Guidry began his career as a student worker in the Circulation department in 1946 and worked in many capacities during his time

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Resident reflects: An awakening with regional archivists

Ebony McDonald is LSU Libraries’ first Diversity Resident within the framework of the ACRL Diversity Alliance. McDonald’s work will be divided among several departments at LSU Libraries in rotations during her residency, and she will share her reflections in a

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LSU Libraries welcomes Darcée Olson as Copyright and Scholarly Communications Policy Director

Darcée Olson has joined LSU Libraries as Copyright and Scholarly Communications Policy Director. In her position, Olson is responsible for providing instruction in copyright and authors’ rights, reviewing electronic resource licenses, and providing insight into license negotiations. Additionally, she advises the Libraries’

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LSU Libraries welcomes Winnie Schwaid-Lindner as Digital Preservation Librarian

Winnie Schwaid-Lindner has joined LSU Libraries as Digital Preservation Librarian. In her new position, Schwaid-Lindner manages and maintains digital content preservation for LSU Libraries Special Collections. She ensures the usability of digital resources such as computer files, databases, and digital

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LSU Libraries welcomes Marcus Spann as STEM Librarian

Marcus Spann has joined LSU Libraries as the STEM Librarian and liaison to the College of Engineering. A native of Baton Rouge, Spann earned a bachelor’s degree from Southern University and received his Master of Library and Information Science from Louisiana

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General Syed Ali Zamin Memorial Scholarship 2019

Kaitlyn Bealer has been awarded the 2019 General Syed Ali Zamin Memorial Scholarship. Bealer is a junior majoring in Sociology/Criminology. She has worked at LSU Libraries in Circulation since November 2016. “I am honored to be this year’s recipient of the

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Finals week events spring 2019

Below is the schedule of the events LSU Libraries will host during finals week (April 29-May 3). The Relaxation Room in Middleton Library 241A is available April 23-May 3, 24 hours a day. Monday, April 29 Pet Therapy (provided by

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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).

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

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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