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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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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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Linda Smith Griffin receives Anthony H. Benoit Mid-Career Award

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Linda Smith Griffin, Head of Cataloging at LSU Libraries, is the 2014 recipient of the Louisiana Library Association (LLA) Anthony H. Benoit Mid-Career Award, presented annually to a member in the middle of his or her career to recognize outstanding

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LSU Discover Research Day

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You’re Invited! LSU Discover Research Day An Undergraduate Research Symposium for all Colleges and Programs Monday, March 10, 2014 Free and open to the public 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Presentations 1:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. Provost Bell to speak

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Elaine Smyth receives Outstanding Academic Librarian Award

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Elaine Smyth is the recipient of the 2014 Outstanding Academic Librarian Award presented by the Louisiana Library Association’s Academic Section. Smyth serves as Interim Dean of LSU Libraries and Kathleen and Joel Ory Endowed Professor. From July 2011 to February

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Reserve a Room, Book a Librarian Consultation

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It Is Easier than Ever with LibCal When LSU Student Government requested an easier way for students to reserve study rooms, we listened.  After reviewing available products this fall, Middleton Library implemented LibCal from SpringShare. Reserving spaces in Middleton Library

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The Relentless Pursuit of “Equal”: Integrating LSU

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On Exhibition January 21 – March 29, 2014 in the Hill Memorial Library Lecture Hall To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, LSU Libraries Special Collections presents an exhibition tracing LSU’s evolution from an institution embracing

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Library cards for all state residents

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Borrowing Privileges at Middleton Library Extend to All Louisiana Residents All residents of Louisiana who present proof of residence (Louisiana driver’s license or other state-issued photo identification card) and a Visa or MasterCard credit card can receive a temporary library

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