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LSU Libraries bids farewell to Charles Garbush

Charles Garbush recently retired from LSU Libraries after almost 37 years of service. Garbush worked for Access Services by distributing mail throughout the Libraries. He was hired by LSU Libraries in 1981 in the Circulation Department and began working in Distributions

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Brittany O’Neill receives ATG Media Up and Comer award

LSU Libraries’ Humanities and Social Sciences librarian, Brittany O’Neill, received an Up and Comer award from ATG Media. The 2018 Up and Comer awards were only given to 15 recipients throughout North America. “The award is intended for librarians, library staff,

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Government Documents closed temporarily

Government Documents, located in the basement of Middleton Library, is closed temporarily. LSU Libraries staff members are available to pull items if needed. Email Head of Government Documents Hayley Johnson @hjohnson1@lsu.edu or call 225-578-2570 if you need assistance.  

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Media Literacy Week 2018

LSU Libraries is celebrating Media Literacy Week from Nov. 5-9. The purpose of Media Literacy Week is to raise awareness of the importance and power of media literacy education and its essential role in education today. There will be events

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Food for Fines: Pay library fines with food donations during November 2018

LSU Libraries’ popular Food for Fines initiative is back. Bring in nonperishable food items to the Access Services desk in Middleton Library, and the food will be accepted as payment of library fines during November 2018. Each eligible food donation

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The Problem with Apu: Film Screening and Panel Discussion

As part of Media Literacy Week, LSU Libraries will be hosting a film screening of “The Problem with Apu” on Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 4:30 p.m. in Hill Memorial Library Lecture Hall. A panel discussion about media representation and stereotypes

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“We Built This City” exhibition explores urban systems

LSU Libraries Special Collections presents the exhibition, “We Built This City: Baton Rouge as a System of Systems,” on display in Hill Memorial Library from Monday, October 15, 2018 through Friday, March 1, 2019. The exhibition examines what constitutes a

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LSU Libraries welcomes Randa Lopez Morgan to a new position

Randa Lopez Morgan is LSU Libraries’ new Events and Programming Librarian. Morgan began working at the Libraries as a Graduate Assistant in Research and Instruction Services in August 2013, then was hired in Research and Instruction Services as the Agriculture

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Fall Break hours

Middleton Library will have reduced hours during Fall Break (Wednesday, Oct. 3 – Sunday, Oct. 7). Wednesday, Oct. 3 12 a.m. – 10 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.

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Music in Middleton Fall 2018

Middleton Library is hosting a concert performed by musicians from the LSU School of Music in the Middleton Library lobby. This is an opportunity for these performers to showcase their talents and for other students to enjoy musical entertainment. Music

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A Coastal Jubilee

LSU Libraries Special Collections is commemorating Sea Grant Louisiana’s 50th anniversary with “Sea Grant Louisiana: 1968-2018” in the lecture hall of Hill Memorial Library. The small exhibition features published works by Sea Grant Louisiana that are part of the LSU

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LSU Libraries introduces evidence-based acquisition system

LSU Libraries is using evidence-based acquisition (EBA) to acquire e-books that users need based on how often titles are used. Evidence-based acquisition allows libraries to pay an upfront access fee that is less than the full cost of a collection

Posted in Announcements, Digital Collections, Resources

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