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April 15: Historical GIS Workshop

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Geoff Cunfer, Associate Professor of History at University of Saskatchewan, will give a talk on April 15, 2016, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., in Old Howe Russell 260 about Historical GIS. Participants will learn how to map information gathered from

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Reading Room Exhibit Features Recently Processed Collections

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Visitors to the reading room at Hill Memorial Library can now view a selection of materials from several recently processed collections. These collections, while small, contain a wealth of information for researchers, and provide an example of the many new

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Stephanie Braunstein Honored with Leadership Award

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On March 22, 2016, in the Hill Memorial Library lecture hall, the LSU Libraries’ Faculty Awards Committee (Tom Diamond, Jessica Lacher-Feldman, Paul Hrycaj) announced Stephanie Braunstein as the first recipient of the Carolyn H. Hargrave Faculty Leadership Award. Dr. Hargrave

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Cara Key Joins LSU Libraries

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Cara Key has joined the LSU Libraries as the Metadata Librarian in the Resource Description & Metadata Services department. Key has a master’s degree in library and information science from Florida State University and a BA in anthropology from the

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April 30: Audubon Day at LSU Libraries

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Save the date! The LSU Libraries Special Collections will host a viewing of the famed double elephant folio edition of John James Audubon’s Birds of America (London, 1827-1838) in Hill Memorial Library’s McIlhenny Room on the LSU campus, on Saturday,

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Food for Fines: Pay Library Fines with Food Donations During April

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LSU Libraries’ popular Food for Fines initiative is back. Nonperishable food items will be accepted for payment of library fines during April 2016. Non-perishable food items can be brought to the Access Services desk in Middleton Library in exchange for

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LSU Libraries Staff in the Spotlight at Louisiana Sinfonietta Concert

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LSU Libraries will be well represented at the final performance of the 2015/2016 season of the Louisiana Sinfonietta.  Under the direction of LSU Boyd Professor Dinos Constantinides, the Louisiana Sinfonietta will present a concert on Sunday, April 3, 2016, at

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Pell-Mell Magazine: 1930s Graphic Design at LSU

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The 1930s were a golden age of graphic design. From Paris to Peking, artists and advertisers turned out images unlike anything the world had ever seen. At LSU, the campus humor publication Pell-Mell caught readers’ eyes with innovative and at

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Mar. 29: Women of Letters Lecture and Archives Showcase

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An Afternoon in Celebration of Women’s History Month Join us at 12:30 pm in Special Collections in the Hill Memorial Library Lecture Hall on Tuesday, March 29, for “Women of Letters,” an afternoon exploring female literary figures and letters by

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Mar. 15: Historical GIS Workshop

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Andrew Sluyter, Associate Professor of Geography at LSU, will give a talk on March 15, 2016, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., in New Howe-Rusell 220 about Historical GIS Participants will learn how to map information gathered from various historical sources

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Kelley Contributes Expertise to Entrepreneurship Bootcamp

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For the fourth year in a row, LSU Libraries business librarian Rebecca Kelley contributed her expertise to the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV), a 9-day residency program hosted by Stephenson Entrepreneurial Institute at the E.J. Ourso College of

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Midterm “De-Stress” Room Opens in Middleton Library

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Middleton Library room 241A has transformed into the de-stress room for the week of midterms. It is open 24 hours for all students to enjoy. Located on the second floor of the library in room 241A, students can take a

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