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Dean’s Advisory Council formed

Ty Hingle, chair of the Dean's Advisory Council

LSU Libraries announces the formation of a Dean’s Advisory Council (DAC). Seventeen Baton Rouge community leaders, listed below, have been chosen to voluntarily serve on the council, which will advise on, assist with, and support the Dean’s efforts to promote

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Fall 2016 General Syed Ali Zamin Memorial Scholarship Recipient

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Rachel Shirley has been recognized as the Fall 2016 recipient of the General Syed Ali Zamin Memorial Scholarship. Shirley is a junior majoring in Theatre with a concentration in film. She has been a student worker in Circulation Services since

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LSU Libraries ranked 15th in U.S. for articles advancing specialized librarianship

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LSU was recognized on June 13, 2016, at the annual Special Libraries Association (SLA) convention, during an event that presented a countdown of the top U.S. universities, ranked by the number of papers their subject specialist librarians have published over

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InterLibrary Loan delivery service

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Material ordered through InterLibrary Loan (ILL) is now available to faculty and staff for delivery to departmental mailboxes.  Items should be requested as usual by submitting an ILLiad request and specifying the preferred delivery method on the form. This new

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Libraries digitizes agriculture station bulletins and reports

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LSU Research Works for Louisiana A grant-funded digitization project has made it possible for 807 LSU Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletins and Annual Reports titles to be digitized and made available to the public.  The bulletins date back to 1890 and

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LSU Libraries receives national recognition

:  Portrait of Rosemarie Aldometer Mather, ca. 1899, born in 1851to free people of color Jane Giddings and George Mather, all of Baton Rouge.  (Dudley Turnbull Family Papers, Mss. 2907, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections)

LSU Libraries received national recognition at the annual Book & Media Awards Ceremony at the midwinter meeting of the American Library Association (ALA) on Sunday. “Free People of Color in Louisiana: Revealing an Unknown Past,” a collaborative digital project led

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Ebook ecosystems talk, October 19

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On Monday, October 19th, at 10:00 a.m., October Ivins, Principal and Consultant, Ivins eContent Solutions, will deliver a presentation, “Exploring the eBook Ecosystem and an Overview of the Charlotte Initiative: Permanent Acquisitions of eBooks for Academic Libraries.” The talk will

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Middleton Library open to LSU Students 24/7 for midterms

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Middleton Library will be open this weekend, even on game day, for LSU students and staff only. Beginning at 8 p.m. on Friday the 9th, only the first floor will be open and an LSU ID will be required to

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On passing time with Harper Lee

Photograph of Harper Lee and  Jessica Lacher-Feldman (off camera, left), from the New York Times, January 30, 2006 (Photo credit: Dana Mixer for the New York Times)

To Kill a Mockingbird was, until today, the only novel published by American author Harper Lee. It is the story of Scout, a young girl, confronting the deep-seated racial prejudice that existed in pre-Civil Rights Alabama. Go Set a Watchman,

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Peggy Hoon joins Libraries as Director of Copyright Policy and Education

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Peggy Hoon has joined the LSU Libraries as Director of Copyright Policy and Education. Hoon is an accomplished copyright expert with a J.D. from the University of Washington and a B.S. in nursing from the University of Colorado. Prior working

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E-journal hosting offered

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LSU Libraries recently implemented an online journal hosting platform and now offers support for journal publishing to LSU faculty members who edit journals. Open Journal Systems (OJS) is a journal management and publishing system with more than 6500 installations worldwide.

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24/5 schedule to resume for the fall semester

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Summer hours are now in effect for Middleton Library and will continue until the fall semester, when the 24/5 schedule will resume. The online schedule lists hours for specific days and offices in the Libraries. Congratulations to the Class of

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