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LSU Libraries hosts Library Taster, Aug. 29

LSU Libraries is hosting Library Taster on August 29 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. in 227 Middleton Library for incoming graduate students to learn more about the libraries’ services that can help make their graduate school experience easier. Attendees will

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LSU librarians present at national American Library Association conference

LSU librarians Emily Frank, Hayley Johnson, Marty Miller, Brittany O’Neill and Sarah Simms presented at the American Library Association Annual Conference, which took place June 21-26 in New Orleans. Frank, Coordinator of Scholarship & Open Access, presented “Textbook Affordability: Practical

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Special Collections awards three researchers travel grants

LSU Libraries has selected three scholars to receive travel grants from LSU Libraries to use the extensive historical material in the LSU Special Collections for their respective research and book projects. The purpose of the grant is to support the travel and

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Gina Costello named Associate Dean for Technology and Special Collections

Gina Costello has been named LSU Libraries Associate Dean for Technology and Special Collections. She has served as Associate Dean for Technology Initiatives since May 2015 and was appointed as Interim Associate Dean for Special Collections in May 2017. In

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Nick Skaggs receives Society of Southwest Archivists scholarship

Nick Skaggs, Manuscripts Processing Archivist in Special Collections, received the 2018 A. Otis Hebert, Jr. Continuing Education Scholarship from the Society of Southwest Archivists (SSA). Skaggs is using the scholarship to attend the DAS (Digital Archives Specialist) Bootcamp at the University of Seattle in June. By

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Hayley Johnson and Sarah Simms obtain funding for the second phase of World War II project

Hayley Johnson and Sarah Simms were awarded the ALA Carnegie Whitney grant and the NewsBank/Readex/GODORT/ALA Catharine J. Reynolds Award again to fund the second phase of their project, “Through an Extended Lens: Louisiana, Internment, and the Geography of Chance.” “These grants

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LSU Libraries Student Advisory Council

LSU Libraries has implemented a Student Advisory Council that will represent the Libraries to the student body and provide a formal channel for student suggestions related to library needs. The council, an initiative suggested by the LSU Student Government,  is

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LSU Libraries welcomes Amanda Hawk

Amanda Hawk has joined LSU Libraries faculty as Special Collections Head of Public & Research Services. In her new position, Hawk will manage and coordinate all aspects of the LSU Libraries Special Collections’ reference services and public services.  She will

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LSU Libraries welcomes Scott Ziegler

Scott Ziegler has joined LSU Libraries faculty as Head of Digital Programs & Services. In his new role, Ziegler will develop strategies for the Libraries’ digitization and preservation operations, ensuring access to and preservation of the library’s digital assets.  Ziegler

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Safe spaces in LSU Libraries

LSU Safe Space

Editor’s note: this post was updated on 12/11/18. As a resource for everyone on campus as well as our surrounding community, the Libraries is committed to being safe, inclusive and welcoming to everyone. Several LSU Libraries staff members from both Middleton

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LSU Libraries welcomes Matthew Jordan

Matthew Jordan has joined LSU Libraries as Technical Services Cataloging Associate in Special Collections. Jordan has worked for The Center for Southeast Louisiana Studies and Archives and the Department of History and Political Science as a Graduate Assistant while at

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LSU Libraries bids goodbye to Stephen J. Bensman

LSU Libraries is saddened to note the passing of Dr. Stephen J. Bensman on Thursday, January 4, 2018.  Bensman worked for 37 years for LSU Libraries in a variety of positions, most significantly as bibliographer for the social sciences and

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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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