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Three scholars awarded grants to conduct research in LSU Libraries Special Collections

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The LSU Libraries has awarded research travel grants to three researchers who will use the extensive historical material in the LSU Special Collections for their respective research and book projects. The purpose of the grants is to support the travel

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LSU Libraries welcomes Antonia Aultman

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LSU Libraries welcomes Antonia Aultman as the Student Worker Supervisor for the Circulation Department in Access Services. Aultman began her career in librarianship in 1988, where she worked as an acquisitions student worker in the H.T. Sampson Library at Jackson

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2017 Carolyn H. Hargrave Faculty Leadership Award recipient

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Kelly Blessinger, Head of Access Services, is the 2017 recipient of the Carolyn H. Hargrave Faculty Leadership Award. The award recognizes an LSU Libraries faculty member who has demonstrated exceptional leadership to the Libraries through job responsibilities, research, and service.

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Gina Costello named Interim Associate Dean of Special Collections

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Gina Costello was recently named Interim Associate Dean for Special Collections. She currently serves as Associate Dean of Technology Initiatives, and will fulfill both roles at Middleton Library and Hill Memorial Library. While the recent appointment is temporary, Costello has

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Meet LSU Libraries graduating students

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LSU Libraries is the largest academic employer on campus, hiring about 150 students per semester. Every year in May, we wave goodbye to a group of dedicated student employees and graduate assistants. These students come from different academic backgrounds and

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But Wait, There’s More: Additional WWI Holdings

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Unidentified soldiers in transport train in France, c. 1918.* When discussions began regarding mounting an exhibition to commemorate the First World War, the consensus was that there was not enough related material in LSU Libraries Special Collections to fill both

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Mossville Oral History Project available online

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The Mossville Oral History Project collection, a series of interviews which documented the history of Mossville, Louisiana, is now complete and available online. More than 75 interviews may be watched or heard, in which 58 people shared stories on their

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2017-2018 General Syed Ali Zamin Memorial Scholarship recipient

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Sarah Mahler has been recognized as recipient of the General Syed Ali Zamin Memorial Scholarship for the 2017-2018 school year. Mahler is a junior majoring in International Studies. She has been a student worker in Access Services since 2015. “I

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Cristina Caminita wins National Library Week contest

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Cristina Caminita, Head of Research and Instruction Services, was recently recognized as this year’s winner of Wiley’s National Library Week contest: Embedded Librarianship. She was nominated by Emily Frank, Instructional Technologies and Engineering Librarian. “Cristina Caminita’s experience in embedded librarianship

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Historical dissertations and theses now available through LSU Digital Commons

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Historical dissertations and theses produced by LSU graduate students are now freely available through LSU Historical Dissertations and Theses collection in LSU Digital Commons. The collection consists of more than 7,400 titles produced by graduate students between 1935 and 2001.

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Sarah Simms and Hayley Johnson awarded grants to complete “Through an Extended Lens”

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LSU Libraries’ Sarah Simms, Undergraduate and Student Success Librarian, and Hayley Johnson, Head of Government Information at Nicholls State University, recently received the ALA Carnegie-Whitney Grant and the NewsBank/ Readex/ GODORT/ ALA Catharine J. Reynolds Award. Both grants will fund

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Sarah Simms joins LSU Libraries

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LSU Libraries welcomes Sarah Simms as the Undergraduate and Student Success Librarian. She holds a BA in international relations from Boston University, and received her MSLIS from the Palmer School at Long Island University. In New York, Simms gained more than eight

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