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LSU Libraries welcomes new faculty member

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tashanewsletterTasha McClain joins us as the new Government Documents/ Microforms and Circulation Supervisor Librarian in the Government Documents department.

Originally from Alexandria, Louisiana, Tasha earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology from Northwestern State University of Louisiana before moving on to the University of North Texas to earn a Master’s of Library Science, as well as a graduate academic certificate in digital content management.

Previous to joining us at LSU, Tasha worked as a reference and instruction librarian at Prairie View A&M University in Prairie View, Texas. At LSU, she will supervise students, provide reference services, and select library material for Asian Studies. Tasha’s professional interests include digital content management, information retrieval, and information organization. She has been a member of both the American Library Association, and the Texas Library Association since 2010.

Welcome, Tasha!

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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).

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Wilder, Stanley. “Delayed Retirements and the Youth Movement among ARL Library Professionals,” Research Library Issues, no. 295 (2018).

Ziegler, Scott. “PAL: Toward a Recommendation System for Manuscripts,” Information Technology and Libraries, Vol. 37, No. 3 (2018).

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Caminita, C., Cook, M., & 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.

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