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The LSU student press: an annotated bibliography (part 1)

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Note: This is the first in a five-part occasional series on LSU’s official and unofficial student newspapers, yearbooks, magazines, and literary journals.   Since 1897, The Daily Reveille has served as LSU’s official voice for student news and opinion, joined

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Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh My!

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We invite you to take a walk on the wild side with the new exhibition, “Paper Tigers & Biblio-Beasts: Creatures in the Collections,” now open through September 16th at Hill Memorial Library. Featuring a wide variety of rare books, historical

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Three scholars awarded grants to conduct research in LSU Libraries Special Collections

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The LSU Libraries has awarded research travel grants to three researchers who will use the extensive historical material in the LSU Special Collections for their respective research and book projects. The purpose of the grants is to support the travel

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LSU Libraries welcomes Antonia Aultman

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LSU Libraries welcomes Antonia Aultman as the Student Worker Supervisor for the Circulation Department in Access Services. Aultman began her career in librarianship in 1988, where she worked as an acquisitions student worker in the H.T. Sampson Library at Jackson

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Remembering Ray Bradbury: 1920-2012

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The prolific, prophetic and ever popular works of Ray Bradbury have delighted, frightened and amazed audiences for nearly 80 years.  From short stories to novels, poetry to screenplays, children’s books to non-fiction, he possessed an imagination unmatched coupled with a

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2017 Carolyn H. Hargrave Faculty Leadership Award recipient

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Kelly Blessinger, Head of Access Services, is the 2017 recipient of the Carolyn H. Hargrave Faculty Leadership Award. The award recognizes an LSU Libraries faculty member who has demonstrated exceptional leadership to the Libraries through job responsibilities, research, and service.

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Gina Costello named Interim Associate Dean of Special Collections

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Gina Costello was recently named Interim Associate Dean for Special Collections. She currently serves as Associate Dean of Technology Initiatives, and will fulfill both roles at Middleton Library and Hill Memorial Library. While the recent appointment is temporary, Costello has

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Meet LSU Libraries graduating students

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LSU Libraries is the largest academic employer on campus, hiring about 150 students per semester. Every year in May, we wave goodbye to a group of dedicated student employees and graduate assistants. These students come from different academic backgrounds and

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But Wait, There’s More: Additional WWI Holdings

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Unidentified soldiers in transport train in France, c. 1918.* When discussions began regarding mounting an exhibition to commemorate the First World War, the consensus was that there was not enough related material in LSU Libraries Special Collections to fill both

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Mossville Oral History Project available online

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The Mossville Oral History Project collection, a series of interviews which documented the history of Mossville, Louisiana, is now complete and available online. More than 75 interviews may be watched or heard, in which 58 people shared stories on their

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2017-2018 General Syed Ali Zamin Memorial Scholarship recipient

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Sarah Mahler has been recognized as recipient of the General Syed Ali Zamin Memorial Scholarship for the 2017-2018 school year. Mahler is a junior majoring in International Studies. She has been a student worker in Access Services since 2015. “I

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Cristina Caminita wins National Library Week contest

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Cristina Caminita, Head of Research and Instruction Services, was recently recognized as this year’s winner of Wiley’s National Library Week contest: Embedded Librarianship. She was nominated by Emily Frank, Instructional Technologies and Engineering Librarian. “Cristina Caminita’s experience in embedded librarianship

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