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24/5 schedule to begin September 22

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Beginning Monday, September 22 at midnight, Middleton Library will remain open 24 hours, 5 days a week, in addition to its regular Saturday hours. Students have been expressing the need for a 24 hour study space on campus, and so

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Consultation room available for research help

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Multi-Purpose Room Serves Users with Disabilities LSU Libraries recently converted an existing space in Middleton Library to create the Consultation Room. Located in room 141, the Consultation Room offers a place for librarians to provide in-depth research support to students.

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Reserve a Room, Book a Librarian Consultation

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It Is Easier than Ever with LibCal When LSU Student Government requested an easier way for students to reserve study rooms, we listened.  After reviewing available products this fall, Middleton Library implemented LibCal from SpringShare. Reserving spaces in Middleton Library

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Library cards for all state residents

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Borrowing Privileges at Middleton Library Extend to All Louisiana Residents All residents of Louisiana who present proof of residence (Louisiana driver’s license or other state-issued photo identification card) and a Visa or MasterCard credit card can receive a temporary library

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Document delivery service expanded to include graduate students

LSU Interlibrary Loan department is excited to announce the expansion of our new Document Delivery service to include graduate students beginning Friday, July 5th. What is Document Delivery? It is a new service offered by Interlibrary Loan that electronically delivers

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ARTstor travel grants available to LSU faculty and students

ARTstor, one of the many resources that LSU Libraries subscribes to, is offering faculty and students at LSU and other universities with ARTstor subscriptions the chance to receive a research travel award. Each of the five ARTstor $1500 Travel Awards

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Become a savvy voter

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November 6 is just around the corner; and if you haven’t registered to vote yet, time is running out!  You have until Tuesday, October 9 to register for this general election.   For information on registration and other aspects of the

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Discovery service coming this Fall

Beginning this fall, research at LSU Libraries will be a whole lot easier. That’s because on August 13, LSU Libraries will fully implement its Discovery tool, a Google-like interface that searches much of the Libraries’ content, including e-books, journal articles,

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LSU Libraries and social media

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LSU’s Communication across the Curriculum (CxC) recently shared with us that LSU ranked #8 on the recent release of the StudentAdvisor.com’s “Top 100 Social Media Colleges,” citing the CxC Digital Media Fest as this year’s driving factor in the ranking.

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SOPA, PIPA, and libraries

Today, webistes like Wikipedia, Reddit, and the Internet Archive will go dark in protest of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Protect IP Act (PIPA). The Google doodle for today recognizes the protest as well. How does SOPA

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LSU Libraries granted additional funding for digitizing Louisiana newspapers

In July, the LSU Libraries’ Special Collections division was awarded $285,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to digitize an additional 100,000 pages of Louisiana newspapers published from 1836 through 1922.  This renewal grant continues support for the

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Maps of the Mississippi from the Cartographic Information Center

1764 Carte reduite des costs de la Louisana et de la Floride, by Jacques Nicolas Bellin

Consisting of maps, globes, journals, monographs, photographs, slides, and atlases, the Cartographic Information Center (CIC), is part of the Department of Geography and Anthropology under the College of Humanities & Social Sciences of LSU. The CIC serves patrons from the

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Going viral, 16th century style: Luther, the Protestant Reformation, and the printed word
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Ligatures to Lichen: Gravestone Letterforms
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Food for Fines: Pay library fines with food donations during November
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