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Teaching with Special Collections Open House


Have you considered having your class visit Hill Memorial Library but aren’t sure how to plan a visit? Are you curious about how to give your students an active learning experience with primary sources? Would you like to know more

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Designing with Audubon

Rare books at LSU are continually inspiring students’ creativity and enriching our community in new and interesting ways. Students in a course on Interior Design Graphics, taught by LSU College of Art & Design instructors Lee Kean and John Campbell,

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Food Donations Accepted for Library Fines


LSU Libraries will accept nonperishable food items for payment of library fines from November 4th, 2015 through November 25, 2015. Non-perishable food items can be brought to the Access Services desk in Middleton Library in exchange for forgiveness of fines

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LSU Libraries Acquires Eighteenth Century Collections Online

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LSU Libraries is pleased to announce that it now provides access to the Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) database. ECCO contains every significant English-language and foreign-language title printed in the United Kingdom during the 18th century, along with thousands of

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Government Publishing Office Honors Louisiana and Texas Libraries


LSU Libraries, together with Louisiana Tech University’s Prescott Memorial Library, have been honored by U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) as 2015 Libraries of the Year. The 2015 Libraries of the Year are regional Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) libraries recognized

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LSU Libraries Survey


LSU Libraries and Ithaka S+R have partnered to field a standardized national survey across LSU’s campus. Today, LSU faculty members and students will receive an email message from the Dean of Libraries, Stanley Wilder, asking for participation in this study,

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Webinar on Copyright Essentials: Rights and Responsibilities

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Join us October 21 at 11:30 a.m. for “Copyright Essentials: Rights and Responsibilities,” a webinar presented by Peggy Hoon, Director of Copyright Policy and Education at LSU Libraries. Understanding rights and responsibilities is crucial to teaching and scholarly efforts for

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The Fine Print: LSU Press and The Southern Review


October 19th marks the opening of the exhibition “Advancing Scholarship & Learning for 80 Years: LSU Press and The Southern Review” at Hill Memorial Library. The timing is particularly appropriate, as October is American Archives month, a celebration of the

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John Miles Joins LSU Libraries


John Miles has joined the LSU Libraries Special Collections as Professional-in-Residence with a joint appointment in the Department of English. Originally from Danville, Kentucky, Miles earned a PhD in American Literature from Duke. Prior to his arrival at LSU, he

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Ebook Ecosystems Talk, October 19


On Monday, October 19th, at 10:00 a.m., October Ivins, Principal and Consultant, Ivins eContent Solutions, will deliver a presentation, “Exploring the eBook Ecosystem and an Overview of the Charlotte Initiative: Permanent Acquisitions of eBooks for Academic Libraries.” The talk will

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Middleton Library Open to LSU Students 24/7 for Midterms

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Middleton Library will be open this weekend, even on game day, for LSU students and staff only. Beginning at 8 p.m. on Friday the 9th, only the first floor will be open and an LSU ID will be required to

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Collections in the Classroom: LSU Librarians Talk about Teaching with Archives


Class visits to Special Collections have skyrocketed over the past several years. In the fall and spring semesters of 2014-15, we reached 2,500 students, almost triple the number of the year before! On October 5, LSU librarians Tara Laver, Jennifer

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