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

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LSU Libraries’ popular Food for Fines initiative is back. Nonperishable food items will be accepted for payment of library fines during November 2016. Non-perishable food items can be brought to the Access Services desk in Middleton Library in exchange for

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LSU launches institutional repository

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LSU Libraries and the Office of Research & Economic Development have collaborated on the establishment of an Institutional Repository though bepress Digital Commons. Digital Commons (DC) is the leading hosted institutional repository software, and is used by more than 400

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New location for borrowing books, reserves, and interlibrary loans

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Middleton Library’s Access Services unit, which includes the Circulation Department, InterLibrary Loan Department, and Reserves, has moved to room 241 on the second floor of Middleton Library. Books can be borrowed at this new location or by using the self-serve

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LSU Libraries ranked 15th in U.S. for articles advancing specialized librarianship

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LSU was recognized on June 13, 2016, at the annual Special Libraries Association (SLA) convention, during an event that presented a countdown of the top U.S. universities, ranked by the number of papers their subject specialist librarians have published over

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InterLibrary Loan becomes faster and more cost efficient

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Requests for materials not held by LSU Libraries will now be fulfilled more quickly. LSU Libraries’ interlibrary loan unit has recently joined the new SEC Consortium of resource sharing libraries, which was formed in early 2016 by the Texas A&M

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

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LSU Libraries’ popular Food for Fines initiative is back. Nonperishable food items will be accepted for payment of library fines during April 2016. Non-perishable food items can be brought to the Access Services desk in Middleton Library in exchange for

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Rare books in action

It has been another busy semester for rare books at LSU. In fact, students are using our collections in all kinds of interesting ways! Here are some photos from three recent class visits to Special Collections. Thirty students in Richard

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Microfilm articles now available by email

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LSU Libraries has added microfilms to its Document Delivery services. Faculty, staff and graduate students can now order pdf files of Middleton Library microfilm articles for delivery by email. Requests can be made by logging on to one’s Interlibrary Loan

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Spring 2016 e-textbooks list posted

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LSU Libraries has updated our list of free textbooks for the Spring 2016 semester. Browse to the E-Textbooks for Students page to see the current list. More titles have been purchased and will be added to the page as they become

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All floors of Middleton Library open for 24/7 studying for Finals

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We are making way for a new math lab that will be built on the third floor of Middleton Library, and students are reporting difficulty studying there because of the noise. Quieter places to study are found on the opposite

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Teaching with Special Collections open house

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Have you considered having your class visit Hill Memorial Library but aren’t sure how to plan a visit? Are you curious about how to give your students an active learning experience with primary sources? Would you like to know more

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Collections in the Classroom: LSU Librarians talk about teaching with archives

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Class visits to Special Collections have skyrocketed over the past several years. In the fall and spring semesters of 2014-15, we reached 2,500 students, almost triple the number of the year before! On October 5, LSU librarians Tara Laver, Jennifer

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“Night at the Museum” will highlight natural history collections
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