News & Notes

LSU Libraries ranked 15th in U.S. for articles advancing specialized librarianship

blogpost

LSU was recognized on June 13, 2016, at the annual Special Libraries Association (SLA) convention, during an event that presented a countdown of the top U.S. universities, ranked by the number of papers their subject specialist librarians have published over

Posted in Announcements, People, Services Tagged with:

Exhibition: “From Grand Village to Bluff City: 300 Years of Natchez History”

Print

The Mississippi River’s fertile flood plain coupled with its role as a major economic artery connecting north and south firmly established the links between Natchez, Miss., and Louisiana early in their development as outposts of the colonial empires of multiple

Posted in Announcements, Exhibitions, Special Collections Tagged with: , , ,

Construction update: Math lab opens in Middleton Library

mathlab

Students in Math 1021, 1022, and 1023 are now able to do their required lab hours in rooms 300X and 300Y Middleton Library, in the newly-opened math lab on the third floor. Formerly located in Pleasant Hall, the math lab’s

Posted in Announcements Tagged with:

Studying Sherlock: The Russell Mann Sherlock Holmes Research Collection

A large selection of Sherlock Holmes fiction, scholarship, and memorabilia was recently donated to the LSU Libraries’ Special Collections by Russell Mann, a retired professor of journalism at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Mann started building the collection in

Posted in Announcements, Resources, Special Collections Tagged with: ,

Special Collections summer hours

Libraries Hours

Special Collections has begun its summer schedule without Terrific Tuesdays (Tuesday evening hours). Hill Memorial Library will close each day at 5 p.m. throughout the Summer, and remain closed on Sundays.  The complete schedule is available on the Special Collections

Posted in Announcements, Special Collections

LSU Libraries Instagram Contest results

instagramslide

LSU Libraries hosted an Instagram contest as part of the Spring 2016 finals week activities. The winner, Amrat Gandhi, will receive a gift bag. His photo of the finals’ week Relaxation Room, and the daily winners and runners up are

Posted in Announcements

InterLibrary Loan becomes faster and more cost efficient

books from flickr labled for reuse

Requests for materials not held by LSU Libraries will now be fulfilled more quickly. LSU Libraries’ interlibrary loan unit has recently joined the new SEC Consortium of resource sharing libraries, which was formed in early 2016 by the Texas A&M

Posted in Announcements, Services

Construction update: Quiet space available in Hill Memorial Library for finals week

Fun fact- scenes from The Fantastic Four were filmed in this room.

Construction projects in Middleton Library continue as students study for finals this week. Stopping the construction during finals was not negotiable, so a quiet study hall is set up in Hill Memorial Library and the construction company has been asked

Posted in Announcements Tagged with:

Reminder: Audubon Day, April 30

231 years ago today, on April 26, 1785, the ornithologist, naturalist, and painter John James Audubon was born. Come help us celebrate Audubon’s birthday (a few days late!) this coming Saturday at our annual Audubon Day. Few works of art

Posted in Events, Special Collections Tagged with: , ,

Middleton Library finals week activities

Jigsaw_puzzle_01_by_Scouten

Library staff members are always ready to help with the stress and long hours that inevitably accompany exam time. Students can contact librarians for help with research; use the millions of books, journal articles, and online resources available through the

Posted in Announcements, Events

Andrea Hebert receives 2016 Distance Library Services Conference Award

Hebert, Andrea LSU0618

LSU Libraries’ Andrea Hebert received the 17th Distance Library Services Conference Award, presented April 20 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The award is given to a first-time conference attendee with a contributed paper at the conference. Hebert presented her paper, “Hunting and Gathering:

Posted in Announcements, People Tagged with:

April 21: Visualization Workshop

Lauren_Klein_500x500

Join Lauren Klein, Assistant Professor in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication at Georgia Tech, for a visualization workshop on April 21, 2016, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Hill Memorial Library lecture hall. The talk is part

Posted in Announcements, Events

$1,417,369

potential savings to students who have used library e-textbooks

Special Collections Hours

Upcoming Events

Contact Special Collections

Public Services Desk: (225) 578-6544



Reference Desk: (225) 578-6568



Fax: (225) 578-9425



Email: special@lsu.edu



Reference via e-mail




RSS Feed
 RSS - Special Collections Posts

Special Collections on Twitter: @whatintheHill