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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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Fall Break hours

Middleton Library will have reduced hours during Fall Break (Wednesday, Oct. 3 – Sunday, Oct. 7). Wednesday, Oct. 3 12 a.m. – 10 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.

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Music in Middleton Fall 2018

Middleton Library is hosting a concert performed by musicians from the LSU School of Music in the Middleton Library lobby. This is an opportunity for these performers to showcase their talents and for other students to enjoy musical entertainment. Music

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LSU Libraries introduces evidence-based acquisition system

LSU Libraries is using evidence-based acquisition (EBA) to acquire e-books that users need based on how often titles are used. Evidence-based acquisition allows libraries to pay an upfront access fee that is less than the full cost of a collection

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LSU Libraries partners with LSU Manship School of Mass Communication for The Daily Reveille digitization project

LSU Libraries is partnering with the LSU Manship School of Mass Communication to digitize LSU’s award-winning student newspaper. The Daily Reveille dates back to 1897 and features articles from significant eras of history.  The Daily Reveille’s student-led staff has covered

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LSU Libraries hosts Library Taster, Aug. 29

LSU Libraries is hosting Library Taster on August 29 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. in 227 Middleton Library for incoming graduate students to learn more about the libraries’ services that can help make their graduate school experience easier. Attendees will

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LSU Libraries implements Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs)

As a member of CrossRef, LSU Libraries is now assigning Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) to the journal articles in the LSU Digital Commons as part of its journal publishing services offered to LSU faculty. What is a Direct Object Identifier?

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New online library resources

Editor’s note: this post was updated on 8/7/18. New and upgraded databases are now available through the LSU Libraries’ LOUIS Collection. LSU Libraries provides access to hundreds of online databases, providing students and faculty with the resources needed to make groundbreaking

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Events

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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).

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., & 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; 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 & 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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