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LSU Libraries to launch new Catalog

LSU Libraries is pleased to announce the launch of a new and improved Library Catalog system. This new system features greatly improved keyword searching, faceted browsing, and more intuitive account management features. While this new search lacks some of the

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LSU Libraries implements Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs)

As a member of CrossRef, LSU Libraries is now assigning Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) to the journal articles in the LSU Digital Commons as part of its journal publishing services offered to LSU faculty. What is a Direct Object Identifier?

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New online library resources

Editor’s note: this post was updated on 8/7/18. New and upgraded databases are now available through the LSU Libraries’ LOUIS Collection. LSU Libraries provides access to hundreds of online databases, providing students and faculty with the resources needed to make groundbreaking

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2018 Senior Gift Campaign funds the purchase of dry-erase boards

New dry-erase boards will be available to students in Middleton Library. LSU Libraries thanks the donors to the 2018 Senior Gift Campaign for funding the purchase of the new boards. Each year, the Senior Gift focuses on a specific area of

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Eclectic selections from the Clarence John Laughlin Book Collection on display

Seeing and “The Eye of the Imagination”: Fantasy, Surrealism, and Horror in the Clarence John Laughlin Book Collection July 2 – September 21, 2018 in Upper and Lower Main Galleries                 LSU Libraries

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4-H University Clover College: Sound, Music, and Thinking Outside the Box

LSU Libraries Music Resources Supervisor Mikel LeDee presented Sound, Music, and Thinking Outside the Box at Clover College, a noncompetitive learning event for Louisiana 4-H University student participants, June 20-21.  LeDee led interactive and fun presentations that focused on the

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LSU librarians present at national American Library Association conference

LSU librarians Emily Frank, Hayley Johnson, Marty Miller, Brittany O’Neill and Sarah Simms presented at the American Library Association Annual Conference, which took place June 21-26 in New Orleans. Frank, Coordinator of Scholarship & Open Access, presented “Textbook Affordability: Practical

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Fourth of July holiday hours

LSU Libraries will have adjusted hours during the Independence Day holiday. Middleton Library will be open July 4 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Hill Memorial Library will be closed July 4. Visit http://lib.lsu.edu/about/hours for more information on LSU Libraries

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Special Collections awards three researchers travel grants

LSU Libraries has selected three scholars to receive travel grants from LSU Libraries to use the extensive historical material in the LSU Special Collections for their respective research and book projects. The purpose of the grant is to support the travel and

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General Syed Ali Zamin Memorial Scholarship recipient

LSU Libraries is pleased to announce Karielle Davis as the recipient of the General Syed Ali Zamin Memorial Scholarship for the fall 2018 and spring 2019 semesters. Davis, a New Orleans native, is a sophomore Kinesiology major. She has worked

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Summer Copyright Workshop series

LSU Libraries Director of Copyright Policy and Education Peggy Hoon will conduct a Summer Copyright Workshop series. The series consists of three workshops, beginning with a Fundamentals of Copyright workshop on June 20 to take a deeper look into copyright,

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Gina Costello named Associate Dean for Technology and Special Collections

Gina Costello has been named LSU Libraries Associate Dean for Technology and Special Collections. She has served as Associate Dean for Technology Initiatives since May 2015 and was appointed as Interim Associate Dean for Special Collections in May 2017. In

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