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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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Welcome Elisa Naquin, Catalog Librarian

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LSU Libraries welcomes Elisa Naquin as a Catalog Librarian.  Although she is new to this position, Naquin  knows about being a Tiger. She holds a BS in geography, an MA in linguistics, and an MLIS, all from LSU. Before earning

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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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Andrea Hebert receives 2016 Distance Library Services Conference Award

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LSU Libraries’ Andrea Hebert received the 17th Distance Library Services Conference Award, presented April 20 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The award is given to a first-time conference attendee with a contributed paper at the conference. Hebert presented her paper, “Hunting and Gathering:

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Stephanie Braunstein honored with leadership award

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On March 22, 2016, in the Hill Memorial Library lecture hall, the LSU Libraries’ Faculty Awards Committee (Tom Diamond, Jessica Lacher-Feldman, Paul Hrycaj) announced Stephanie Braunstein as the first recipient of the Carolyn H. Hargrave Faculty Leadership Award. Dr. Hargrave

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Cara Key joins LSU Libraries

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Cara Key has joined the LSU Libraries as the Metadata Librarian in the Resource Description & Metadata Services department. Key has a master’s degree in library and information science from Florida State University and a BA in anthropology from the

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Kelley contributes expertise to entrepreneurship bootcamp

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For the fourth year in a row, LSU Libraries business librarian Rebecca Kelley contributed her expertise to the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV), a 9-day residency program hosted by Stephenson Entrepreneurial Institute at the E.J. Ourso College of

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John Miles joins LSU Libraries

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John Miles has joined the LSU Libraries Special Collections as Professional-in-Residence with a joint appointment in the Department of English. Originally from Danville, Kentucky, Miles earned a PhD in American Literature from Duke. Prior to his arrival at LSU, he

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Rachel Tillay, Digital Projects Librarian

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Last spring, LSU Libraries welcomed Rachel Tillay as Digital Projects Librarian. Rachel is a Louisiana native, born and raised in Destrehan, Louisiana. She holds a bachelor’s of arts in music from Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi. She discovered a passion

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Randa Lopez joins LSU Libraries

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Randa Lopez joined the LSU Libraries as the Agricultural Support Librarian in early May, after working for two years as a graduate assistant in Middleton Library’s Research and Instruction Services Department. Lopez grew up in Stonewall, Louisiana, and is the

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On passing time with Harper Lee

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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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