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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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LSU Libraries connect with the community at recent events

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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New reading list tool for Moodle users

LSU Libraries has made it easier to access full-text library materials through Moodle. The LSU Libraries Reading List Tool allows instructors to create reading lists in Moodle. First, without leaving Moodle, the instructor can search the library’s holdings, which include

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LSU Libraries celebrates Women’s History Month

In honor of Women’s History Month 2014, LSU Libraries has created a slide show showcasing twenty amazing “firsts” by women beginning in 1849 and ending in 2008.  The timeline represents an international panel of women who broke gender and racial

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Civil Rights program to conclude with Panel Discussion

LSU Libraries and Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church are collaborating on a closing event for the Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle  program, which will feature a panel discussion of the films shown in the Created Equal  series, including Signpost to

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More whiteboards available in Middleton Library

The steady use and popularity of the library’s mobile whiteboards led to the Libraries’ Question of the Month for January: “Do we need more whiteboards on wheels?”  The majority of respondents to this question answered “Yes.”  As a result, the

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Join LSU Libraries for The Abolitionists

At noon on Wednesday, February 19th, in the Hill Memorial Library Lecture Hall, LSU Libraries will present film clips from the Emmy-award nominated documentary The Abolitionists.  Following the film clips, LSU History professor Nancy Isenberg will lead a discussion of

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Join us on Valentine’s Day for The Loving Story

At noon, on Friday, February 14th, at the Hill Memorial Library Lecture Hall, Professor Ray Diamond of the LSU Law School will moderate a discussion of the Emmy Award-winning film The Loving Story, which documents the story of the famous

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Recent Faculty Publications

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).

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).

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).

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.; 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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