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Gina Costello named Associate Dean for Technology and Special Collections

Gina Costello has been named LSU Libraries Associate Dean for Technology and Special Collections. She has served as Associate Dean for Technology Initiatives since May 2015 and was appointed as Interim Associate Dean for Special Collections in May 2017. In

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Nick Skaggs receives Society of Southwest Archivists scholarship

Nick Skaggs, Manuscripts Processing Archivist in Special Collections, received the 2018 A. Otis Hebert, Jr. Continuing Education Scholarship from the Society of Southwest Archivists (SSA). Skaggs is using the scholarship to attend the DAS (Digital Archives Specialist) Bootcamp at the University of Seattle in June. By

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Through an Extended Lens: A lecture on Japanese internment in Louisiana in WWII

During World War II, Camp Livingston was a bustling US Army base located near Alexandria, Louisiana. It’s mostly remembered for its use during the Louisiana Maneuvers and housing German, Italian, and Japanese POWs, who provided manual labor to area industries,

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Hayley Johnson and Sarah Simms obtain funding for the second phase of World War II project

Hayley Johnson and Sarah Simms were awarded the ALA Carnegie Whitney grant and the NewsBank/Readex/GODORT/ALA Catharine J. Reynolds Award again to fund the second phase of their project, “Through an Extended Lens: Louisiana, Internment, and the Geography of Chance.” “These grants

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Finals week events Spring 2018

Below is the schedule of the events LSU Libraries will be hosting during finals week (April 30-May 4). The Relaxation Room opens on Monday, April 23 and is open 24/7 except on the weekend.  Monday, April 30 Dog Therapy 11

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Marty Miller awarded grant from The Metropolitan Center for Eastern Art Studies

LSU Libraries has received $5,000 from The Metropolitan Center for Eastern Art Studies‘ Library Grant Program for new books to be added to its collection. Art and Design Librarian Marty Miller submitted a formal proposal, along with a list of

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LSU Libraries to install new technology in Middleton Library

LSU Libraries recently received a $30,799.70 Student Technology Fee grant to upgrade resources and services in Middleton Library. Middleton Library is one of the busiest places on campus, and its paper-based signage and lack of other technology can make it

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Connecting Maryland’s Past to Louisiana’s Present: The Georgetown 272

“Connecting Maryland’s Past to Louisiana’s Present: The Georgetown 272” will be on exhibit in the Hill Memorial Library Lecture Hall April 10 through June 30, 2018. LSU Ogden Honors College students Kaitryana M. Leinbach and Hannah N. Richards worked with

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Inventors throughout Louisiana seek out the Patent & Trademark Resource Center

A few years ago, Wayne and Dawn Nix consulted with LSU Libraries’ faculty member David Dunaway about an invention the couple had designed. Dunaway, who then headed the LSU Libraries Patent and Trademark Resource Center, guided them through the complex

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Audubon Day, May 19

The LSU Libraries will host a viewing of the famed folio edition of John James Audubon’s Birds of America on Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Audubon Day events are free and the public is welcome. However, reservations

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Funding available to publish in Open Access journals

LSU Libraries is piloting an Open Access (OA) Author Fund to provide LSU researchers and authors with funds needed to publish their work in fully open access journals that require author fees. The fund, totaling $30,000, will be available over

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LSU Libraries Student Advisory Council

LSU Libraries has implemented a Student Advisory Council that will represent the Libraries to the student body and provide a formal channel for student suggestions related to library needs. The council, an initiative suggested by the LSU Student Government,  is

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