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Book talk and signing with Donna Brazile, Nov. 17

LSU Libraries Special Collections will host a book talk and signing with Donna Brazile on Friday, November 17th at 5:30 in Hill Memorial Library. Brazile will be discussing her most recent publication, Hacks: the Inside Story of the Break-ins and

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

LSU Libraries’ popular Food for Fines initiative is back. Nonperishable food items will be accepted for payment of library fines during November 2017. Each eligible food donation brought to the Access Services desk in Middleton Library will qualify for $1

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Haunting reads

Trick or treat! LSU Libraries gives you something good to read. Do you need some sweet reads to get you through those dark and stormy nights? LSU Libraries recommends the following books for particularly spine-tingling experiences. Each book is available

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New platform for Louisiana Digital Library

The LSU Libraries has developed a new online platform for the Louisiana Digital Library (LDL). Based on the open-source Islandora digital library software, the LSU Libraries Technology Initiatives team developed the updates to include enhanced features, allowing for greater access

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LSU Libraries welcomes Hayley Johnson

Hayley Johnson has joined LSU Libraries faculty as Head, Government Documents and Microforms. Johnson began working in academic libraries in 2012. She started as the Government Information Librarian at Nicholls State University where she was in charge of a small

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Middleton Library waterproofing project underway

Starting Monday, Oct. 16, students coming to Middleton Library will need to take a small detour to enter the building. Fencing and plywood along the front of Middleton Library will block direct access from the Quad, with a detour available

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How did library research contribute to a Nobel Prize winning discovery?

LSU Adjunct Professor and MIT Professor Emeritus Rainer Weiss and California Institute of Technology professors emeriti Kip Thorn and Barry Barish received the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics for the first detection of gravitational waves. The recipients are the leaders

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Going viral, 16th century style: Luther, the Protestant Reformation, and the printed word

Whether or not Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses to the door of the Wittenberg Castle church in October 1517 is up for debate. However, the publications Luther produced for lay audiences in later years contributed to a “pamphlet explosion”

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Palpable passion: Bensman makes charitable bequest to LSU Libraries

Accomplished informetics scholar and retired LSU librarian Dr. Stephen Bensman has empowered LSU Libraries to build a unique collection of Southern Jewish history and cultural materials, with opportunities for related educational programming. Bensman hopes the gift, to be made through

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A legacy of reading

In the summer of 2015, the LSU Libraries lost a great friend when an accident took the life of English professor Elizabeth “Lisi” Oliver. Oliver always took an active interest in the library, offering helpful input into the status of

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LSU Libraries welcomes Clint Bordelon

Clint Bordelon has joined LSU Libraries’ professional staff as the Facilities Coordinator for Middleton Library, bringing with him IT and operational experience in facilities and experience with graduate-level research. Before coming to Middleton Library, Bordelon completed an academic internship at

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Music in Middleton, September 20, 12 p.m.

“Music in Middleton” is back by popular demand. After a successful concert in April 2017, Middleton Library will host another concert performed by musicians from the LSU School of Music in the Middleton Library lobby on Monday, September 20, at

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