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Winter break and New Year’s holiday hours 2018-2019

Middleton Library will have adjusted hours for the winter break and New Year’s holiday. Dec. 8 12 a.m. – 6 p.m. Dec. 9 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. Dec. 10 – 14 7 a.m. – 6 p.m, Dec. 15 12

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A gift from Dr. James “Jim” Bishop: Part I

Dr. James “Jim” Bishop (Science, ’74) has traveled the world as a research scientist, leading projects and contributing to the identification of hundreds of different species. Bishop’s primary interest is in assessing and managing renewable coastal marine resources, particularly shrimp

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Digital Scholarship Start-Up grants

The Digital Scholarship Lab is pleased to announce the Digital Scholarship Start-Up program, supported by the Center for Computation & Technology (CCT). Funds are available to hire a graduate student to advance a digital scholarship project related to research or

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Finals week events

Below is the schedule of the events LSU Libraries will be hosting during finals week (December 3-7). The Relaxation Room opens on Tuesday, November 27 and is open 24/7 with the exception of Thursday, November 29 from 9 a.m. –

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LSU Libraries bids farewell to Charles Garbush

Charles Garbush recently retired from LSU Libraries after almost 37 years of service. Garbush worked for Access Services by distributing mail throughout the Libraries. He was hired by LSU Libraries in 1981 in the Circulation Department and began working in Distributions

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Brittany O’Neill receives ATG Media Up and Comer award

LSU Libraries’ Humanities and Social Sciences librarian, Brittany O’Neill, received an Up and Comer award from ATG Media. The 2018 Up and Comer awards were only given to 15 recipients throughout North America. “The award is intended for librarians, library staff,

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Government Documents closed temporarily

Government Documents, located in the basement of Middleton Library, is closed temporarily. LSU Libraries staff members are available to pull items if needed. Email Head of Government Documents Hayley Johnson @hjohnson1@lsu.edu or call 225-578-2570 if you need assistance.  

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Media Literacy Week 2018

LSU Libraries is celebrating Media Literacy Week from Nov. 5-9. The purpose of Media Literacy Week is to raise awareness of the importance and power of media literacy education and its essential role in education today. There will be events

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Food for Fines: Pay library fines with food donations during November 2018

LSU Libraries’ popular Food for Fines initiative is back. Bring in nonperishable food items to the Access Services desk in Middleton Library, and the food will be accepted as payment of library fines during November 2018. Each eligible food donation

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The Problem with Apu: Film Screening and Panel Discussion

As part of Media Literacy Week, LSU Libraries will be hosting a film screening of “The Problem with Apu” on Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 4:30 p.m. in Hill Memorial Library Lecture Hall. A panel discussion about media representation and stereotypes

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The Haunting of Hill… Memorial Library

Should you find yourself in need of an (antiquarian) fright, a (haunting) delight, or maybe just want a historical dip into the occult and supernatural, be sure to check out the Halloween display on the first floor exhibition space in

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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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Recent Faculty Publications

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).

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

2017

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.

Dauterive, Sarah, John Bourgeois, & 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. “Going Where the Users Are: Three Variations on a Theme,” Louisiana Libraries, Fall 2017.

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

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