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Meet John Miles, Curator of Books

John Miles has joined LSU Libraries Special Collections as Associate Librarian, Curator of Books and Head of Instruction Services. Miles previously worked as a professional-in-residence in Special Collections from 2015-2016. Miles returned to Special Collections because he is both drawn to

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2019 Friends of the LSU Libraries Book Bazaar

Friends of the LSU Libraries will hold its 2019 Book Bazaar on January 24 and 25 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and January 26 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the 4-H Mini Farm & Nelson Memorial on the

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Talk: “In Defense of Reading Reductively” by Sarah Allison

The Digital Scholarship Lab (DSL) is pleased to announce a talk by Sarah Allison, Assistant Professor of English at Loyola University in New Orleans, on January 23, 2019 at 1:00pm in the Hill Memorial Library lecture hall.  Allison will discuss In Defense

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MLK holiday hours

LSU Libraries will have adjusted hours during MLK holiday. Middleton Library will be closed on January 19. Middleton Library will open on January 20 from 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. and January 21 from 2 p.m. – 12 a.m. Hill

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A gift from Dr. James “Jim” Bishop: Part II

In addition to Poissons, Ecrevisses et Crabes, Dr. James Bishop’s generous donation to the LSU Libraries included Pieter Bleeker’s Atlas ichthyologique des Indes orientales néerlandaises: publié sous les auspices du gouvernement colonial néerlandais. Atlas ichthyologique contains over 400 color plates illustrating far more than

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Remembering Margaret Stones

News of the death of internationally renowned botanical artist Margaret Stones on December 26, 2018 in her native Australia at age 98 sent ripples of grateful memories of her special relationship with LSU, the LSU Libraries, and Louisiana, spanning several

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Winter break and New Year’s holiday hours 2018-2019

Middleton Library will have adjusted hours for the winter break and New Year’s holiday. Dec. 8 12 a.m. – 6 p.m. Dec. 9 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. Dec. 10 – 14 7 a.m. – 6 p.m, Dec. 15 12

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A gift from Dr. James “Jim” Bishop: Part I

Dr. James “Jim” Bishop (Science, ’74) has traveled the world as a research scientist, leading projects and contributing to the identification of hundreds of different species. Bishop’s primary interest is in assessing and managing renewable coastal marine resources, particularly shrimp

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Digital Scholarship Start-Up grants

The Digital Scholarship Lab is pleased to announce the Digital Scholarship Start-Up program, supported by the Center for Computation & Technology (CCT). Funds are available to hire a graduate student to advance a digital scholarship project related to research or

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Finals week events

Below is the schedule of the events LSU Libraries will be hosting during finals week (December 3-7). The Relaxation Room opens on Tuesday, November 27 and is open 24/7 with the exception of Thursday, November 29 from 9 a.m. –

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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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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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