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LSU Libraries participates in summer outreach events

2014 Student Orientation

Over the summer, LSU Libraries has participated in twenty-one freshman, parent, and transfer student orientation events coordinated by the Office of Orientation in two separate venues, as well as the LSU Summer Scholars Program held near the end of the

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LSU Libraries’ Elaine Smyth to retire

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LSU Libraries’ assistant dean Elaine Smyth will retire on July 31 after more than 26 years of service to Louisiana State University. After earning her Master of Librarianship degree in 1979 from the University of Washington, Seattle, Smyth began her

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LSU Librarian wins “Outstanding Paper” Award

David Comeaux

LSU Libraries’ Web Development Librarian, Dave Comeaux, been awarded the 2014 Literati Award for “Outstanding Paper” of 2013 by the journal Library Hi Tech for his paper, “Accessibility of academic library web sites in North America: Current status and trends

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Pre-Doctoral Scholars Institute visits LSU Libraries

On June 10, 11 students from across the United States visited LSU Libraries as part of LSU’s Pre-Doctoral Scholars Institute (PDSI) being held during the month of June and coordinated by Ms. Clovier Torry, Director of Graduate Recruitment, Retention, and

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LSU Libraries bestows 2014 student assistant awards

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The LSU Libraries Student Assistant Awards honor outstanding student employees of the LSU Libraries. The awards were established to acknowledge the vital role student workers play in the success of LSU Libraries. They open and close departments, assist patrons in

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New Orleans charter school students visit LSU Libraries

On May 1st, 125 first graders of KIPP New Orleans Leadership Primary, a charter school based in New Orleans, visited the LSU Campus and toured the LSU Libraries. The students were hosted by Andrea Hebert, General Librarian, Robert Bigelow, Library

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LSU Libraries confers two new staff awards

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On Monday, May 12th, at a reception hosted by the LSU Library Staff Association in the Hill Memorial Library lecture hall, two new staff awards were conferred. The first award, entitled the LSU Libraries Top Resource of the Year Award,

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LSU Libraries staff participate in World Book Night

World Book Night 4-23-14

On Wednesday, April 23, four members of the LSU Libraries staff participated in World Book Night (www.worldbooknight.org). World Book Night is a nation-wide event where over half a million free books are distributed to people who would benefit from increased

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“Ask Us!” Service now available

Ask Us!

Ask Us! is a service that enables you to connect with a LSU research librarian by chat, text, telephone, and email, as well as search a “frequently asked questions” database.  So if you run into any library research problems, you

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LSU Libraries welcome Dave Comeaux

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Dave Comeaux has joined the LSU Libraries as Web Development Librarian. Dave brings extensive knowledge of web development technologies, user-centered design, and instructional design to his new position. Dave has over ten years’ experience working on corporate web and intranet

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LSU Libraries connect with the community at recent events

Book Bazaar 2014

The Friends of the LSU Libraries Book Bazaar was held March 20th through March 22nd on the LSU campus at the 4-H Mini Farm Building. Thousands of buyers visited over the three days to purchase used books, sets, collectors’ items,

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Reminder: Extended library hours Saturday, Mar. 29

Libraries Hours

As noted in a previous post, Middleton Library will be open from 8:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 29.  The extended hours are to accommodate a make-up class day for class days that were lost due to inclement

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