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

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

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

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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Students experience the Dutch Golden Age in Special Collections

A little slice of the seventeenth century exists right here on the LSU campus. That’s what students in Professor Christine Kooi’s course on the Dutch Republic and Empire discovered this week when they visited Special Collections. The students worked closely

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Text alerts available for laptop availability

As part of the Gear 2 Geaux program, laptops bought with tech fee money are available for students to check in Middleton Library. This program has been in place for over a decade and has always been popular with students.

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Rare books enrich students’ classroom experience

Love Digital, Live Analog. That was the theme of a recent class visit to Special Collections. Doctoral students in Music 7800 (Introduction to Research in Music) have an assignment to research something from our collections that relates to music. Curator

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Books 2 Geaux

This fall, Middleton Library introduced a book delivery service that is available to faculty and staff who are registered with the Libraries, in good standing, and have an LSU departmental address. Books may be requested for check out and delivery

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New Special Collections Request System (SCRS)

LSU Libraries Special Collections went live with a management software system called Aeon on July 16, 2015. This system allows us to manage collections and requests much more efficiently by closing the typical gap between “discovery” and “delivery” and by enabling

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Interlibrary Loan service point moving to Circulation Services

Effective Monday, June 8th, 2015, Middleton Library’s interlibrary loan service point will be located at the Middleton circulation desk, offering library patrons the convenience of a single location for checking out both Middleton Library and interlibrary loan materials. The Interlibrary

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E-journal hosting offered

LSU Libraries recently implemented an online journal hosting platform and now offers support for journal publishing to LSU faculty members who edit journals. LSU Digital Commons includes is a journal management and publishing system. For each hosted journal, the platform

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24/5 schedule to resume for the fall semester

Libraries Hours

Summer hours are now in effect for Middleton Library and will continue until the fall semester, when the 24/5 schedule will resume. The online schedule lists hours for specific days and offices in the Libraries. Congratulations to the Class of

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E-textbook initiative receives student government support

LSU Libraries has received $10,000 to support e-textbooks through an LSU Student Government Finance bill during this semester’s legislative session. The e-textbook initiative provides students with free access to e-book versions of required textbooks. In the 2014-2015 academic year, the

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