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La Langue Mondiale: A New Exhibit at Hill

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LSU Libraries Special Collections, in association with the LSU School of Art, presents a collaborative exhibition titled: La langue mondiale: French as the Language of Art and Thought, November 4, 2013 – March 8, 2014 in Hill Memorial Library. La

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Ghost Stories at Hill! Join us!

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Join us on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 for a talk and reading with Folklorist and LSU Professor Emeritus Frank Decaro. A book signing and halloween candy reception will follow. The talk will begin at 5:30 pm. This event is free

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Shake It Up and Read All About It!

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    Join us at Hill Memorial Library for a fascinating night of football and earthquake talk with two speakers! Sam King, longtime Baton Rouge sportswriter, and LSU Associate Professor of Geology and Geophysics Juan Lorenzo will come together to

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Earthquake Game Anniversary Button Giveaway

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In honor of the 25th anniversary of the famed “Earthquake Game”, and our new exhibit opening Monday, “Saturday Night in Tiger Stadium”, LSU Libraries Special Collections is giving away some commemorative buttons and magnets today and tomorrow. Spread the word.

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Special Collections Open House

On Tuesday October 1, 2013 from 2:30-5:30 pm, LSU Libraries Special Collections will host an Open House event.  This is an opportunity for students, faculty, staff, and the general public to stop by and visit the Hill Memorial Library, meet

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Sigma Alpha Iota (International Music Fraternity) Holds Sale to Benefit Middleton Library’s Music Resources Library

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Sigma Alpha Iota (SAI) is a national organization that promotes interaction among those who share a commitment to music. The LSU Chapter, Sigma Phi, will hold its annual used music, book and recording sale in the School of Music Lobby

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Special Collections Co-Sponsors 2013 Historic Natchez Conference, April 17-20

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LSU Special Collections is proud to co-sponsor “From Civil War to Civil Rights,” the 2013 Historic Natchez Conference, April 17-20, 2013. Headquartered at the Eola Hotel in downtown Natchez, the meeting offers a full program of free lectures on centuries

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LSU Film Series: Stolen

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The LSU Libraries Film Series is set to have its third film showing on Wednesday, March 13th, at 2:00 PM, in the Hill Memorial Library Lecture Hall. The third film, Stolen, is an Australian documentary that allegedly uncovers slavery in

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Exhibition Lagniappe: Looking at “Late Bloomers”

Leopard Lily, watercolor drawing by Margaret Stones

The LSU Libraries invites you to “Looking at Late Bloomers,” a gallery talk and reception in Hill Memorial Library on the LSU campus, Wednesday, February 20, at 5 p.m. The event marks the end of the current exhibition, “Late Bloomers,”

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LSU Libraries Film Series

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Come join us for the LSU Libraries Film Series, a series of four films being shown in the Spring 2013 semester. The line-up is:         January 23 The September Issue, about Vogue magazine’s editor-in-chief, Anna Wintour February

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Books for Tots

Books for Tots

The LSU Libraries is collecting “Books for Tots” – new, unwrapped children’s books to be given to disadvantaged children in our community.  This effort is part of the Toys for Tots Literacy Program, sponsored by the Marine Toys for Tots

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Career Workshop for Science Students, November 15-16

An initiative from the American Chemical Society

The LSU Libraries and the LSU Chemistry Department have partnered with the American Chemical Society (ACS) to bring a free series of seminars to the LSU campus. The seminars are for students in any field of science who are interested

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  • During the Great Depression, students devised creative ways to pay their fees. At the start of the 1932 session, Elena Carter Percy (on horseback) drove nine head of cattle from her family’s farm near St. Francisville to trade for her room and board. Tuition was free for Louisiana residents, but students were required to live on campus and purchase a meal plan. Accepting the cattle is President James Monroe Smith.

    LSU Photograph Collection, RG #A5000, Louisiana State University Archives, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, LA.


  • Join us on Tuesday, August 26th at 5:30 pm for a talk with Craig Colton. "Lessons Learned, Lessons Lost: Sustaining Resilience Between Disasters in Louisiana." a talk by Craig Colten, Ph.D., Carl O. Sauer Professor of Geography, LSU & Director of Human Dimensions, The Water Institute of the Gulf


  • We heard that you want more JSTOR titles...


    Coverage of JSTOR Titles Triples
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    LSU Libraries’ JSTOR titles have tripled this fall, with access to six additional JSTOR collections. LSU students, faculty and staff now have access to The Arts & Sciences VI, The Arts & Sc...
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