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Gina Costello named Associate Dean for Technology and Special Collections

Gina Costello has been named LSU Libraries Associate Dean for Technology and Special Collections. She has served as Associate Dean for Technology Initiatives since May 2015 and was appointed as Interim Associate Dean for Special Collections in May 2017. In

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Nick Skaggs receives Society of Southwest Archivists scholarship

Nick Skaggs, Manuscripts Processing Archivist in Special Collections, received the 2018 A. Otis Hebert, Jr. Continuing Education Scholarship from the Society of Southwest Archivists (SSA). Skaggs is using the scholarship to attend the DAS (Digital Archives Specialist) Bootcamp at the University of Seattle in June. By

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Audubon Day, May 19

The LSU Libraries will host a viewing of the famed folio edition of John James Audubon’s Birds of America on Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Audubon Day events are free and the public is welcome. However, reservations

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Buildings of New Orleans book signing

Hill Memorial Library will host a presentation by LSU professor Lake Douglas and Tulane professor emerita Karen Kingsley on their recently-published Buildings of New Orleans. The book signing will be held on April 4 at 5:30 p.m. Read more about the

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Exhibition: Made in New Orleans: The Past in Print

LSU Libraries Special Collections presents the exhibition, “Made in New Orleans: The Past in Print,” on display in Hill Memorial Library from March 19 through June 8, 2018. The exhibition commemorates the 300th anniversary of the founding of the Crescent

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LSU Libraries welcomes Amanda Hawk

Amanda Hawk has joined LSU Libraries faculty as Special Collections Head of Public & Research Services. In her new position, Hawk will manage and coordinate all aspects of the LSU Libraries Special Collections’ reference services and public services.  She will

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Afternoon in the Archives: Women in Music

After you enjoy Wednesday’s Music in Middleton concert at noon, join us in Hill Memorial Library for an Afternoon in the Archives event showcasing a few of our treasures on women in music from the Middle Ages to the twentieth

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Carnival 1935

Rex Parade 1935.  Floats designed by Léda Hincks Plauché.  Float title: “Where Gay Flowers Come to Life” [No. 14].  Date: March 5, 1935.  Location: New Orleans, LA.  On the Corner of St. Charles Avenue and Julia Street. Mardi Gras day

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LSU Libraries welcomes Matthew Jordan

Matthew Jordan has joined LSU Libraries as Technical Services Cataloging Associate in Special Collections. Jordan has worked for The Center for Southeast Louisiana Studies and Archives and the Department of History and Political Science as a Graduate Assistant while at

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The LSU student press: an annotated bibliography (part 5)

Note: This is the fifth in a five-part occasional series on LSU’s official and unofficial student newspapers, yearbooks, magazines, and literary journals.   The Civilian   |   1970-1987, 1998, 2001-2003, 2004-present Law Library (ask at reference desk) Hill Memorial Library UARCHIVES

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LSU Libraries welcomes Nick Skaggs to a new position

Nick Skaggs recently became LSU Libraries’ new Manuscripts Processing Archivist for Special Collections. Skaggs has worked for LSU Libraries since July 2016 when he accepted his first position as a library associate in the Public and Research Services Department at

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LSU Libraries welcomes Melissa Smith

Melissa Smith has joined LSU Libraries faculty as Assistant Curator of Manuscripts for Special Collections. Smith has worked as a Processing Archivist beginning with her first internship at Historic New Orleans Collection in the mid-1990s and professionally for the past

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