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24/5 Schedule to Begin September 22

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Beginning Monday, September 22 at midnight, Middleton Library will remain open 24 hours, 5 days a week, in addition to its regular Saturday hours. Students have been expressing the need for a 24 hour study space on campus, and so

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Braunstein Elected to National Assembly

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At this summer’s American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference, LSU Librarian and Louisiana Library Association’s Councilor to the ALA, Stephanie Braunstein was elected to a two-year term on the ALA Planning and Budget Assembly. The charge of this Assembly is

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Journal Transformation

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In recent years, LSU Libraries has purchased electronic backfiles of journals from major publishers Elsevier, Springer, Wiley, and the American Chemical Society, providing wider, 24/7 access to scientific literature, filling in missing and damaged journal issues, and freeing up physical

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LSU Libraries Welcomes New Faculty Member

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Tasha McClain joins us as the new Government Documents/ Microforms and Circulation Supervisor Librarian in the Government Documents department. Originally from Alexandria, Louisiana, Tasha earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology from Northwestern State University of Louisiana before moving

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Coverage of JSTOR Titles Triples

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LSU Libraries’ JSTOR titles have tripled this fall, with access to six additional collections. LSU students, faculty and staff now have access to Arts & Sciences VI, Arts & Sciences VIII, Arts & Sciences IX, Arts & Sciences X, Arts

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Second Floor Computer Lab Closes

Last spring, the Student Technology Fee Committee announced a decision to close the ITS-run computer lab on the second floor of Middleton Library. Students returning in the fall will have roomy area for studying and plugging in. The computer lab

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LSU Librarian Delivers Workshop for 4-H University

On June 18th and 19th, 25 Louisiana 4-H students attended Info U: Developing Your Personal Brand with Information Skills and Social Media, an LSU 4-H University/Clover College workshop designed to introduce students to responsible digital citizenship and the size and

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LSU Libraries Receives Funding for Agricultural Publications Digitization Project

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LSU Libraries faculty members Cristina Caminita and Gina Costello have secured a Project Ceres grant for the LSU Libraries, which will support the digitization of the LSU Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletins and Annual Reports. The “Louisiana Digital BibliAGraphy: 100 Years

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Middleton Library to Close Early on May 20 for Emergency Exercise

Libraries Hours

Middleton Library will be closed to the public beginning at noon on Tuesday, May 20.  The Hill reading room and lecture hall will be open to the public between noon and 5 p.m. to provide library assistance and study space.

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Stanley Wilder Named Dean of LSU Libraries

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LSU has named Stanley Wilder as the new dean of LSU Libraries. Wilder is university librarian at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte. He previously served at the University of Rochester as associate dean of information management services, following 10 years

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LSU Libraries Receive Donation from Friends Group

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Friends of the LSU Libraries volunteer Judy Noland presented a check for $75,000 to Interim Dean of Libraries Elaine Smyth, at an April 27 reception held to thank them for their efforts in supporting the Libraries. The check represents the

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Revolutionary War Documents Discovered in LSU Libraries

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Fifty-seven original letters and other signed documents related to the American Revolution have been discovered in the LSU Libraries’ Special Collections. The materials include documents signed by or sent to several members of the Continental Congress, three signers of the Declaration

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  • Timeline Photos
    The oral history project to document Louisiana Cooperative Extension (LCES) continues! In his Abbeville office last week, Mark Shirley sat down with the Center's Graduate Assistant, Chelsea Arseneault, for an interview. Mark is an area agent for Aquaculture & Coastal Resources/Natural Resources in the Southwest Region for LCES. Mr. Shirley reflects on growing up in New Orleans, attending LSU, his career in Extension, and some of the physical, social, and political changes he has seen in the communities he serves. He discusses some of the issues that are most important to him: particularly marsh preservation, his work with the 4-H camp Marsh Maneuvers and of course, crawfish aquaculture. Mr. Shirley wraps up the interview discussing the resilience of the community in the aftermath of hurricanes Katrina and Rita. The number one cattle parish before the hurricanes, Vermilion suffered a devastating loss of 40,000 cows drowned by the flood waters during the 2005 storm season. Mr. Shirley highlights how LCES is a valuable resource in times of crisis, being able to provide practical items people need to rebuild their lives. Photo by Kyle Tanglao.
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    Special Collections Open House: STEM and Beyond!
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    On Tuesday October 7 from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm, LSU Libraries Special Collections will host an open house. Located in Hill Memorial Library, this event is an opportunity to meet the staff, see...
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