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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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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

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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

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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)

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Public Services at Middleton Library

With a strong commitment to public service, LSU Libraries Dean Stanley Wilder has extended Middleton Library hours to 24/5, purchased thousands of new e-books, and now, created two new positions to further public services at LSU Libraries. Award-winning faculty member

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Third and Fourth floor library offices close

The third and fourth floor offices in Middleton Library, also known as  stacks offices, will close on Monday, October 6. At that time, all Circulation Services personnel will begin working at the circulation desk on the first floor. Instead of

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