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Open Access Week panel discussion

LSU Libraries will kick off International Open Access Week (Oct. 24-30, 2016) with a panel discussion to focus on implementing Open Access here at LSU. Open Access allows students and researchers to have free and immediate access to scholarly work.

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October 19: graduate student presentation on finding dissertations and theses

Graduate students are invited to a thirty minute presentation on October 19, from 11:30- noon in room 241A of Middleton Library.  Librarian Mitch Fontenot will demonstrate how to find dissertations and theses in the LSU Libraries. No registration is required.

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Special Collections to host book talk and reception for The Golden Band from Tigerland: A History of LSU’s Marching Band

LSU football season is upon us, and that means game-day traditions like the march down Victory Hill, the goosebumps-inducing Pregame Salute, and “Hey Fightin’ Tigers,” all courtesy of the celebrated Golden Band from Tigerland. Kick off Homecoming Week and join

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Reminder: Audubon Day, April 30

231 years ago today, on April 26, 1785, the ornithologist, naturalist, and painter John James Audubon was born. Come help us celebrate Audubon’s birthday (a few days late!) this coming Saturday at our annual Audubon Day. Few works of art

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Middleton Library finals week activities

Library staff members are always ready to help with the stress and long hours that inevitably accompany exam time. Students can contact librarians for help with research; use the millions of books, journal articles, and online resources available through the

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April 21: Visualization Workshop

Join Lauren Klein, Assistant Professor in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication at Georgia Tech, for a visualization workshop on April 21, 2016, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Hill Memorial Library lecture hall. The talk is part

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Afton Villa: A conversation with Genevieve Munson Trimble

On Wednesday, April 20 at 5:15 pm (informal pre-talk reception and book signing to begin at 4:30 pm), please join us at the Hill Memorial Library Lecture Hall for a conversation with Genevieve “Gen” Trimble on her beautiful new book,

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April 15: Historical GIS Workshop

Geoff Cunfer, Associate Professor of History at University of Saskatchewan, will give a talk on April 15, 2016, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., in Old Howe Russell 260 about Historical GIS. Participants will learn how to map information gathered from

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April 30: Audubon Day at LSU Libraries

Save the date! The LSU Libraries Special Collections will host a viewing of the famed double elephant folio edition of John James Audubon’s Birds of America (London, 1827-1838) in Hill Memorial Library’s McIlhenny Room on the LSU campus, on Saturday,

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Mar. 29: Women of Letters lecture and archives showcase

An Afternoon in Celebration of Women’s History Month Join us at 12:30 pm in Special Collections in the Hill Memorial Library Lecture Hall on Tuesday, March 29, for “Women of Letters,” an afternoon exploring female literary figures and letters by

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Mar. 15: Historical GIS Workshop

Andrew Sluyter, Associate Professor of Geography at LSU, will give a talk on March 15, 2016, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., in New Howe-Rusell 220 about Historical GIS Participants will learn how to map information gathered from various historical sources

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March 8: Next steps in text mining workshop

Join John Laudun, Associate Professor of English at University of Louisiana – Lafayette, for a workshop on text mining on March 8, 2016, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., in Middleton Library room 295. The talk is part of a series

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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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