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LSU Libraries welcomes Antonia Aultman

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LSU Libraries welcomes Antonia Aultman as the Student Worker Supervisor for the Circulation Department in Access Services. Aultman began her career in librarianship in 1988, where she worked as an acquisitions student worker in the H.T. Sampson Library at Jackson

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2017 Carolyn H. Hargrave Faculty Leadership Award recipient

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Kelly Blessinger, Head of Access Services, is the 2017 recipient of the Carolyn H. Hargrave Faculty Leadership Award. The award recognizes an LSU Libraries faculty member who has demonstrated exceptional leadership to the Libraries through job responsibilities, research, and service.

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Gina Costello named Interim Associate Dean of Special Collections

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Gina Costello was recently named Interim Associate Dean for Special Collections. She currently serves as Associate Dean of Technology Initiatives, and will fulfill both roles at Middleton Library and Hill Memorial Library. While the recent appointment is temporary, Costello has

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Meet LSU Libraries graduating students

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LSU Libraries is the largest academic employer on campus, hiring about 150 students per semester. Every year in May, we wave goodbye to a group of dedicated student employees and graduate assistants. These students come from different academic backgrounds and

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Cristina Caminita wins National Library Week contest

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Cristina Caminita, Head of Research and Instruction Services, was recently recognized as this year’s winner of Wiley’s National Library Week contest: Embedded Librarianship. She was nominated by Emily Frank, Instructional Technologies and Engineering Librarian. “Cristina Caminita’s experience in embedded librarianship

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Sarah Simms and Hayley Johnson awarded grants to complete “Through an Extended Lens”

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LSU Libraries’ Sarah Simms, Undergraduate and Student Success Librarian, and Hayley Johnson, Head of Government Information at Nicholls State University, recently received the ALA Carnegie-Whitney Grant and the NewsBank/ Readex/ GODORT/ ALA Catharine J. Reynolds Award. Both grants will fund

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Sarah Simms joins LSU Libraries

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LSU Libraries welcomes Sarah Simms as the Undergraduate and Student Success Librarian. She holds a BA in international relations from Boston University, and received her MSLIS from the Palmer School at Long Island University. In New York, Simms gained more than eight

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“Who Do You Think You Are?” filmed at Hill Memorial Library

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The TLC reality series, “Who Do You Think You Are,” recently filmed an episode featuring famous actor Noah Wyle at Hill Memorial Library. Wyle is best known for his leading role in NBC’s hit series “ER,” and currently stars in

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Hebert to participate in Institute for Research Design in Librarianship

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Andrea Hebert, Human Sciences, Education, and Distance Learning Librarian, was recently accepted into the 2017 Institute for Research Design in Librarianship. IRDL is a yearlong program designed for academic and research librarians to complete a research project of their design.

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Journal of Web Librarianship names Comeaux to editorial board

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Web Development Librarian, David Comeaux, was recently named to the editorial board for The Journal of Web Librarianship. He joins the board with more than twenty academic and systems librarians from universities worldwide. Comeaux will serve a two-year term as a peer

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Bynum receives travel grant for IACAL Conference

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Shaleesa Bynum, LSU Libraries’ Student Supervisor of Access Services, was recently awarded a travel grant to attend the Identity, Agency, and Culture in Academic Libraries Conference. The conference is aimed at understanding how issues of identity and agency contribute to access, inclusivity,

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Dean’s Advisory Council member, Christel Slaughter

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Seventeen leaders in the Baton Rouge community form The LSU Libraries Deans Advisory Council, a dynamic and diverse group with a great enthusiasm for advancing the LSU Libraries and its mission. One of these members, Dr. Christel Slaughter, recently sat down

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