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Afton Villa: A conversation with Genevieve Munson Trimble

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Feb. 26: Introduction to Text Mining Workshop

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This workshop is full.  Charles Pence, Assistant Professor of Philosophy at LSU, will give a workshop introducing text mining on February 26, 2016,  from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., in Middleton Library 295. The talk is part of a series hosted

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Oct. 21: Webinar on copyright essentials: Rights and Responsibilities

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Join us October 21 at 11:30 a.m. for “Copyright Essentials: Rights and Responsibilities,” a webinar presented by Peggy Hoon, Director of Copyright Policy and Education at LSU Libraries. Understanding rights and responsibilities is crucial to teaching and scholarly efforts for

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Ebook ecosystems talk, October 19

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On Monday, October 19th, at 10:00 a.m., October Ivins, Principal and Consultant, Ivins eContent Solutions, will deliver a presentation, “Exploring the eBook Ecosystem and an Overview of the Charlotte Initiative: Permanent Acquisitions of eBooks for Academic Libraries.” The talk will

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Digital Scholarship: Upcoming talk and workshop

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What are the digital humanities? How can you start a digital project, and incorporate it into your research or teaching? Join Dr. Emma Annette Wilson from the Alabama Digital Humanities Center to discuss the possibilities, realities, and workflows of digital

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Afternoon in the Archives: A Remembrance of Huey Long

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LSU Libraries Special Collections will feature materials related to Governor and Senator Huey P. Long in its next “Afternoon in the Archives,” which will be held 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 30, in Hill Memorial Library. A

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Comics symposium explores race, gender, and the future of superheroes

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On Tuesday, September 22, 2015, LSU Libraries Special Collections hosted a symposium entitled “New Faces under Old Masks: Race, Gender, and the Future of Superheroes.” Recent years have seen increasing attention from critics, readers, and publishers to issues of diversity

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