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Middleton Library hours modified for MLK weekend

LSU Libraries will have modified hours for Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend. Middleton Library will be: CLOSED on Saturday, January 18, OPEN noon-6 p.m. on Sunday, January 19, and OPEN 2 p.m. to 12 a.m. on Monday, January 20. Regular

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LSU Libraries awarded digital collections grant

LSU Libraries has been awarded a grant from Collections as Data: Part to Whole, an effort made possible by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to encourage the computational use of digital collections. The grant will allow librarians, archivists, and curators

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In memoriam: Margaret “Sissy” Albertine

On November 22, 2019, Margaret “Sissy” Albertine passed away at the age of 62. She joined LSU Libraries Special Collections in 1986. During her 33 years in the Libraries, Albertine was widely known for her professionalism, generosity, and friendship. An

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Zach Tompkins joins LSU Libraries as University Archivist

LSU Libraries welcomes Zach Tompkins as University Archivist. With this position, Tompkins will be collecting the university’s primary source materials that document the diverse and historically significant academic, scholarly, social, and cultural activities of LSU. A goal that Tompkins has for

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LSU celebrates Linda Smith Griffin on the occasion of her retirement

On December 11, Linda Smith Griffin’s colleagues, friends, and family celebrated her and wished her the best for her retirement, which will begin in 2020.  Community leaders and colleagues reflected on her tremendous impact at LSU and on its students,

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Winter break and New Year’s holiday hours 2019-2020

Middleton Library and Hill Memorial Library will have adjusted hours for the winter break and New Year’s holiday. Visit http://lib.lsu.edu/about/hours for more information.

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Finals week events Fall 2019

Below is the schedule of the events LSU Libraries will be hosting during finals week (December 8-13). The Relaxation Room is open from December 3 through December 13 and is open 24/7. Visit here for more information on the events. Sunday ,

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Middleton Library extends hours during dead week and finals week

LSU Libraries has extended hours during dead week and finals week. While Hill Memorial Library’s hours will remain unchanged, Middleton Library is open 24/7 the week before finals and throughout the week of finals (Dec. 2-Dec. 13). Visit http://lib.lsu.edu/about/hours for

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LSU Libraries launches Mobile Digitization Lab

LSU Libraries has launched the Mobile Digitization Lab, a new initiative that shares digitization equipment and expertise with small, community-oriented libraries, archives, and museums across Louisiana. For the pilot project, completed this month, faculty and staff from LSU Libraries visited

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Music in Middleton November 2019

Music in Middleton

Music in Middleton will present two performances in the month of November. The first performance will be held Monday, Nov. 18 in the Middleton Library lobby at noon, and the second will be held Monday, Nov. 25. in the Design

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David Comeaux receives Favorite Learning with LOUIS Award

David Comeaux, Systems and Discovery Librarian, was awarded the Favorite Learning with LOUIS Award at the LOUIS Users Conference (LUC) on October 16, 2019. This award acknowledges the best webinar or training session of the academic year regarding products, services,

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Food for Fines: Pay library fines with food donations during November 2019

LSU Libraries’ popular Food for Fines initiative is back for November 2019. 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 the entire month.

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Events

All events are canceled until further notice.

Recent Faculty Publications

2019

Batte, Elizabeth; David Dunaway; Emily Frank; Sarah Mazur; and Laurie Phillips. “LOUIS Membership with Open Textbook Network Brings Incentive for Faculty OER Advocacy on Campuses,” CODEX: Journal of the Louisiana Chapter of the ACRL. Volume 5, Issue 3 (Fall/Winter 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).

Dunaway, David. “Bibliometrics for Faculty Evaluation: A Stastical Comparison of h-indexes Generated Using Google Scholar and Web of Science Data,” CODEX: Journal of the Louisiana Chapter of the ACRL. Volume 5, Issue 3 (Fall/Winter 2019).

Haber, Natalie, Melissa Cornwell, & Andrea Hebert. “This worksheet works: Making the DLS Standards work for you,” College & Research Libraries News. 

Hawk, Amanda K. “Implementing Standardized Statistical Measures and Metrics for Public Services in Archival Repositories and Special Collections Libraries,” Proceedings of the 2018 Library Assessment Conference, (Association of Research Libraries, 2019): 836-843. https://doi.org/10.29242/lac.2018.78

Hebert, Andrea and Jodi Duet. “’I’m Really Confident I Can Find the Exact IKEA Pillow’: A Qualitative Look at the Search Self-Efficacy of Graduating MLIS Students,” Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian. https://doi.org/10.1080/01639269.2017.1690891.

Lounsberry, Megan. “No Textbooks Allowed! (Unless You’re a Graduate Student!): Louisiana State University Pilots an ILL Textbook Service. Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery & Electronic Reserve, 28 (3/4): 61–73. https://doi.org/10.1080/1072303X.2019.1676862

Miles, John David. “Colfax, Kate Grant, and the Domestication of Reconstruction’s Violence,” Civil War Book Review. Volume 21, Issue 2 (Spring 2019).

Miles, John David. “The Loyalty of West Point’s Graduates Debated,” Civil War Book Review. Volume 21, Issue 1 (Winter 2019).

Miller, Marty. “Curriculum, Departmental, and Faculty Mapping in the Visual Arts Department,” Art Documentation, Volume 38, Issue 1 (March 2019): 159-173.

Morgan, Randa L. “Libraries and Gardens: Growing Together.” Catholic Library World, Volume 90, Issue 1 (September 2019): 68.

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).

Russo, Michael, “The Moon Belongs to Everyone:  ResearchGate and Subscription Databases Compared.”  Louisiana Libraries. Volume 81, Issue 3, (Winter 2019).

Russo, Michael, “Information Literacy through Service Learning” in Library Collaborations and Community Partnerships: Enhancing Health and Quality of Life.  Fannie M. Cox, Henry R. Cunningham, and Vickie Hines-Martin, eds., 2019.

Simms, Sarah; Hayley Johnson. “Hidden in Plain Sight,” 64 Parishes (Magazine of the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities). Issue 4 (Summer 2019). https://64parishes.org/hidden-in-plain-sight.

Simms, S., & Johnson, H. Subtle activism: Using the library exhibit as a social justice tool, Alexandria, Volume 29, Issue 1-2 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1177/0955749019876119.

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).

Ziegler, S.L. “Digitization Selection Criteria as Anti-Racist Action,” Code4Lib Journal. Issue 45 (2019). https://journal.code4lib.org/articles/14667

Ziegler, S.L. and Steve Martin. “A Hidden Gem Becomes a Fertile Mining Ground: Historic Prison Admission Books and Data-Driven Digital Projects,” The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography Volume 143, Issue 3 (October 2019): 363-373.

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.

Rasmussen, Hans. “The Life and Death of Raquette in Nineteenth-Century New Orleans,” Sport History Review 49 (May 2018): 23-38.

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.

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