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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

Posted in Announcements, Digital Collections, Resources, Services

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

Posted in Announcements, People, Services

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

Posted in Announcements, Services

24/5 schedule to begin September 22

Libraries Hours

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

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

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

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

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

Posted in Services

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,

Posted in Announcements, Services

LSU Libraries and social media

LSU’s Communication across the Curriculum (CxC) recently shared with us that LSU ranked #8 on the recent release of the’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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