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“We Built This City” exhibition explores urban systems

LSU Libraries Special Collections presents the exhibition, “We Built This City: Baton Rouge as a System of Systems,” on display in Hill Memorial Library from Monday, October 15, 2018 through Friday, March 1, 2019. The exhibition examines what constitutes a

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LSU Libraries welcomes Randa Lopez Morgan to a new position

Randa Lopez Morgan is LSU Libraries’ new Events and Programming Librarian. Morgan began working at the Libraries as a Graduate Assistant in Research and Instruction Services in August 2013, then was hired in Research and Instruction Services as the Agriculture

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Fall Break hours

Middleton Library will have reduced hours during Fall Break (Wednesday, Oct. 3 – Sunday, Oct. 7). Wednesday, Oct. 3 12 a.m. – 10 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.

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Music in Middleton Fall 2018

Middleton Library is hosting a concert performed by musicians from the LSU School of Music in the Middleton Library lobby. This is an opportunity for these performers to showcase their talents and for other students to enjoy musical entertainment. Music

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A Coastal Jubilee

LSU Libraries Special Collections is commemorating Sea Grant Louisiana’s 50th anniversary with “Sea Grant Louisiana: 1968-2018” in the lecture hall of Hill Memorial Library. The small exhibition features published works by Sea Grant Louisiana that are part of the LSU

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LSU Libraries introduces evidence-based acquisition system

LSU Libraries is using evidence-based acquisition (EBA) to acquire e-books that users need based on how often titles are used. Evidence-based acquisition allows libraries to pay an upfront access fee that is less than the full cost of a collection

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Three library employees receive 2018 awards

LSU Libraries has bestowed three awards on library employees for 2018. The winners are: Jennifer Abraham Cramer, receiving the Staff Award; Emily Frank, receiving the Early Career Librarian Award; and Linda Smith Griffin, receiving the Carolyn H. Hargrave Senior Leadership

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LSU Libraries partners with LSU Manship School of Mass Communication for The Daily Reveille digitization project

LSU Libraries is partnering with the LSU Manship School of Mass Communication to digitize LSU’s award-winning student newspaper. The Daily Reveille dates back to 1897 and features articles from significant eras of history.  The Daily Reveille’s student-led staff has covered

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LSU Libraries hosts Library Taster, Aug. 29

LSU Libraries is hosting Library Taster on August 29 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. in 227 Middleton Library for incoming graduate students to learn more about the libraries’ services that can help make their graduate school experience easier. Attendees will

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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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