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Display of architecture projects in Middleton Library

A display of ARCH 2001 projects is currently on view in the Middleton Library lobby. Six groups of undergraduate architecture students each constructed a 1:1 (full scale) study kiosk and presentation board. They spent two weeks researching and designing, and

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LSU Librarian participates in 2014 Harvard Leadership Institute

Jessica Lacher-Feldman, Head of LSU Libraries’ Special Collections, was selected to participate in this year’s Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Leadership Institute for Academic Librarians. This year’s Institute was held at Harvard University from July 27 to August 1 and

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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

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

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

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

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

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! 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 welcomes Dave Comeaux

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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