News & Notes

Middleton Library finals week activities

Posted in Announcements, Events

Jigsaw_puzzle_01_by_ScoutenLibrary 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 Libraries; and, when they are ready for a break, look no further than the second floor.

Instagram Challenge

Take a photo and share it on Instagram- tag @lsulibraries and use #LSUfinals16 and #clubmid for a chance to win a gift basket. The themes for the challenge are:

  • Monday, May 2nd: Dog Therapy from 11 am-1 pm in 1st floor lobby or your favorite view from 3rd or 4th floor windows
  • Tuesday, May 3rd: Book from the Young People’s Collection or Exhibit in Special Collections-Hill Memorial Library (no flash photography)
  • Wednesday, May 4th: FREE PIZZA at Circulation desk at 9pm or a record player in Music Resources (2nd floor)
  • Thursday, May 5th: Relaxation Room (Room 241A) or a picture with bust of Troy Middleton (1st floor)
  • Friday, May 6th: LSU Libraries staff member or YOUR favorite part of the library

24 Hour Relaxation Room

Middleton Library room 241A will transform into a 24 hour relaxation room during finals week, open for all students to enjoy. Located on the second floor of the library in room 241A, the room will have activities available such as coloring, origami, jigsaw puzzles,  and games. Bubble wrap for popping and postcards to write home on will also be available.

Additional Finals Activities

  • Monday, May 2, 11:00 am- 1:00 pm: LSU Vet School will bring dogs to the library for pet therapy.
  • Wednesday, May 4, 9:00 pm: Free pizza!
  • Thursday, May 5, 3:30 pm, room 241A: Hallie Dozier from UREC will guide a 30-40-minute meditation session. 20 yoga mats will be provided, but students are encouraged to bring their own.

Added Quiet Space in Hill Memorial Library

Additional quiet study space will be available in the Hill Memorial Library lecture hall this semester, from 8:00 am- 5:00 pm on April 27, 28 and 29, and May 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6.

 

ChiyW1qWMAAH83Z

 

 

Posted in Announcements, Events

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

Events

Recent Faculty Publications

2019

Comeaux, Dave;  Emily Frank; and Mike Waugh. “Supporting Student Success: E-books as Course Materials,” CODEX: Journal of the Louisiana Chapter of the ACRL. Volume 5, Issue 2 (Fall/Winter 2019).

O’Neill, Brittany; and  Allen LeBlanc. “Evaluating Trends in Instruction Scheduling Management: A Survey of Louisiana’s Academic Libraries,” CODEX: Journal of the Louisiana Chapter of the ACRL. Volume 5, Issue 2 (Fall/Winter 2019).

Ziegler, Scott; and Cara Key. “More Than a Pretty Interface: The Louisiana Digital Library as a Data Hub,” CODEX: Journal of the Louisiana Chapter of the ACRL. Volume 5, Issue 2 (Fall/Winter 2019).

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).

Miller, Marty. “Sacred vs. Profane in The Great War: A Neutral’s Indictment: Louis Raemaekers’s Use of Religious Imagery in Adoration of the Magi and Our Lady of Antwerp.” Catholic Library World, vol. 89, no. 1, Sept. 2018, pp. 20–32.

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

Wilder, Stanley. “Hiring and Staffing Trends in ARL Libraries,” Research Library Issues, no. 295 (2018).

Wilder, Stanley. “Selected Demographic Trends in the ARL Professional Population,” Research Library Issues, no. 295 (2018).

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

2017

Caminita, C.; Cook, M.; and 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.

Dauterive, Sarah; John Bourgeois; and Sarah Simms. “How little is too little? An examination of information literacy instruction duration for freshmen.” Journal of Information Literacy, 11.1 (2017): 204-219.

Fontenot, Mitch; Emily Frank; and Andrea Hebert. “Going Where the Users Are: Three Variations on a Theme,” Louisiana Libraries, Fall 2017.

Hawk, Amanda K. “Highflying Crowdfunding: Creating a Successful Partnership with a Campus Donor,” Archival Outlook, July/August 2017: 12-13, 19. https://www.bluetoad.com/publication/?i=422988.

Hebert, Andrea; and Marty Miller. (2017). Using FSA-OWI photographs to teach information and visual literacy. Louisiana Libraries, 79(3), 19–25.

Johnson, Hayley. “#NoDAPL: Social Media, Empowerment, and Civic Participation at Standing Rock,” Library Trends, Fall 2017.

More…

Special Collections Hours

Contact Special Collections

Public Services Desk: (225) 578-6544

Reference Desk: (225) 578-6568

Fax: (225) 578-9425

Email: special@lsu.edu

Submit a reference question

RSS Feed RSS - Special Collections Posts