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Audubon Day, May 18, 2019

The LSU Libraries will host a viewing of the famed folio edition of John James Audubon’s Birds of America on Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Audubon Day events are free and the public is welcome.

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Spring Break 2019 schedule

Below is the Middleton Library schedule for spring break. Saturday, April 13 Closed Sunday, April 14 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. Monday, April 15 – Thursday, April 18 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. Friday, April 19 Closed Saturday, April 20

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Hayley Johnson receives research grant and research author award from ALA

Hayley Johnson, LSU Libraries Head of Government Documents and Microforms, has been awarded the 2019 NewsBank/Readex/GODORT/ALA Catharine J. Reynolds Research Grant and is one of the recipients of the 2019 Margaret T. Lane/Virginia F. Saunders Memorial Research Award for the

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Digital Scholarship Institute 2019: Digital Methods in the Undergraduate Classroom

The Digital Scholarship Lab will host a short institute from May 20-23 for LSU faculty and graduate students who are interested in incorporating digital scholarship methods and tools in their undergraduate teaching. The 3 ½-day institute will feature hands-on workshops

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LSU Libraries, Faculty Senate consider responses to rising journal costs

With LSU Libraries’ Elsevier journal package up for renewal at the end of 2019, librarians and teaching and research faculty across LSU are in dialogue about the costs of keeping—or cancelling—the subscription bundle.  If renewed, the 1846 journals in the

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Open Textbook Adoption Workshop to be held on April 1

LSU Libraries invites faculty to attend an Open Textbook Adoption Workshop on Monday, April 1st from 1-2:30. This workshop will discuss the impact of high textbook costs on students and possible solutions through open textbooks. It will be useful to

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Journey to the Moon

The moon has captured our imaginations for millennia: generations have pondered and puzzled over it, measured and illustrated it. This unflagging curiosity through the centuries and across the world drove efforts to reach out and touch the moon on July

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Afternoon in the Archives: 100 Years of Women’s History (1919-2019)

 LSU Libraries Special Collections and LSU Office of Multicultural Affairs are hosting Afternoon in the Archives: 100 Years of Women’s History (1919-2019) on March 26 from 3-6 p.m. in Hill Memorial Library. On display will be documents, photographs, and publications showcasing

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Aline Prochaska: The last Queen of Consus

The tableaux society Consus, named after the Roman god of secret counsel, lasted a scant decade; yet, both its birth and its demise are steeped in New Orleans Carnival lore. No records relating to the tableaux society have ever been

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Mardi Gras holiday 2019 hours

LSU Libraries will have adjusted hours during Mardi Gras holiday. Middleton Library will close March 2 and March 5. Middleton Library will open from 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. on March 3 and from 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. on

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LSU Libraries provides research guide for student veterans

LSU Libraries has partnered with The LSU William A. Brookshire Military & Veterans Student Center to present information sessions and to talk about library resources available to student veterans. The center is dedicated to helping veterans, service members, dependents and

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Marty Miller, embedded librarian

Art & Design Librarian Marty Miller is serving as an embedded librarian this semester for courses ID 1051— Intro to Interior Design and ARTH 1440— Historical Survey of the Arts. LSU Libraries subject librarians frequently embed in courses pertaining to

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Recent Faculty Publications

2019

Comeaux, Dave;  Emily Frank; and Mike Waugh. “Supporting Student Success: E-books as Course Materials,” CODEX: Journal of the Louisiana Chapter of the ACRL. Volume 5, Issue 2 (Fall/Winter 2019).

Miles, John David. “Colfax, Kate Grant, and the Domestication of Reconstruction’s Violence,” Civil War Book Review. Volume 21, Issue 2 (Spring 2019).

Miles, John David. “The Loyalty of West Point’s Graduates Debated,” Civil War Book Review. Volume 21, Issue 1 (Winter 2019).

Miller, Marty. “Curriculum, Departmental, and Faculty Mapping in the Visual Arts Department,” Art Documentation, Volume 38, p 159-173 Issue 1 (March 2019).

O’Neill, Brittany; and  Allen LeBlanc. “Evaluating Trends in Instruction Scheduling Management: A Survey of Louisiana’s Academic Libraries,” CODEX: Journal of the Louisiana Chapter of the ACRL. Volume 5, Issue 2 (Fall/Winter 2019).

Russo, Michael, “The Moon Belongs to Everyone:  ResearchGate and Subscription Databases Compared.”  Louisiana Libraries. Winter 2019 (v. 81, no. 3).

Russo, Michael, “Information Literacy through Service Learning”  in Library Collaborations and Community Partnerships: Enhancing Health and Quality of Life.  Fannie M. Cox, Henry R. Cunningham, and Vickie Hines-Martin, eds., 2019.

Simms, Sarah; Hayley Johnson. “Hidden in Plain Sight,” 64 Parishes (Magazine of the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities). Issue 4, Summer 2019. https://64parishes.org/hidden-in-plain-sight

Ziegler, Scott; and Cara Key. “More Than a Pretty Interface: The Louisiana Digital Library as a Data Hub,” CODEX: Journal of the Louisiana Chapter of the ACRL. Volume 5, Issue 2 (Fall/Winter 2019).

2018

Hebert, Andrea. “Information Literacy Skills of First-Year Library and Information Science Graduate Students: An Exploratory Study,” Evidence Based Library and Information Practice Volume 13, Issue 3 (September 2018).

Miller, Marty. “Sacred vs. Profane in The Great War: A Neutral’s Indictment: Louis Raemaekers’s Use of Religious Imagery in Adoration of the Magi and Our Lady of Antwerp.” Catholic Library World, vol. 89, no. 1, Sept. 2018, pp. 20–32.

Rasmussen, Hans. “The Life and Death of Raquette in Nineteenth-Century New Orleans,” Sport History Review 49 (May 2018): 23-38.

Wilder, Stanley. “Delayed Retirements and the Youth Movement among ARL Library Professionals,” Research Library Issues, no. 295 (2018).

Wilder, Stanley. “Hiring and Staffing Trends in ARL Libraries,” Research Library Issues, no. 295 (2018).

Wilder, Stanley. “Selected Demographic Trends in the ARL Professional Population,” Research Library Issues, no. 295 (2018).

Ziegler, Scott; and Richard Shrake. “PAL: Toward a Recommendation System for Manuscripts,” Information Technology and Libraries, Vol. 37, No. 3 (2018).

2017

Caminita, C.; Cook, M.; and Paster, A. (2017). Thirty years of preserving, discovering, and accessing U.S. agricultural information: Past progress and current challenges. Library Trends, 65(3), 293-315.

Dauterive, Sarah; John Bourgeois; and Sarah Simms. “How little is too little? An examination of information literacy instruction duration for freshmen.” Journal of Information Literacy, 11.1 (2017): 204-219.

Fontenot, Mitch; Emily Frank; and Andrea Hebert. “Going Where the Users Are: Three Variations on a Theme,” Louisiana Libraries, Fall 2017.

Hawk, Amanda K. “Highflying Crowdfunding: Creating a Successful Partnership with a Campus Donor,” Archival Outlook, July/August 2017: 12-13, 19. https://www.bluetoad.com/publication/?i=422988.

Hebert, Andrea; and Marty Miller. (2017). Using FSA-OWI photographs to teach information and visual literacy. Louisiana Libraries, 79(3), 19–25.

Johnson, Hayley. “#NoDAPL: Social Media, Empowerment, and Civic Participation at Standing Rock,” Library Trends, Fall 2017.

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