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Media Literacy Week 2018

LSU Libraries is celebrating Media Literacy Week from Nov. 5-9. The purpose of Media Literacy Week is to raise awareness of the importance and power of media literacy education and its essential role in education today. There will be events

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Food for Fines: Pay library fines with food donations during November 2018

LSU Libraries’ popular Food for Fines initiative is back. Bring in nonperishable food items to the Access Services desk in Middleton Library, and the food will be accepted as payment of library fines during November 2018. Each eligible food donation

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The Problem with Apu: Film Screening and Panel Discussion

As part of Media Literacy Week, LSU Libraries will be hosting a film screening of “The Problem with Apu” on Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 4:30 p.m. in Hill Memorial Library Lecture Hall. A panel discussion about media representation and stereotypes

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The Haunting of Hill… Memorial Library

Should you find yourself in need of an (antiquarian) fright, a (haunting) delight, or maybe just want a historical dip into the occult and supernatural, be sure to check out the Halloween display on the first floor exhibition space in

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“We Built This City” exhibition explores urban systems

LSU Libraries Special Collections presents the exhibition, “We Built This City: Baton Rouge as a System of Systems,” on display in Hill Memorial Library from Monday, October 15, 2018 through Friday, March 1, 2019. The exhibition examines what constitutes a

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LSU Libraries welcomes Randa Lopez Morgan to a new position

Randa Lopez Morgan is LSU Libraries’ new Events and Programming Librarian. Morgan began working at the Libraries as a Graduate Assistant in Research and Instruction Services in August 2013, then was hired in Research and Instruction Services as the Agriculture

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Fall Break hours

Middleton Library will have reduced hours during Fall Break (Wednesday, Oct. 3 – Sunday, Oct. 7). Wednesday, Oct. 3 12 a.m. – 10 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.

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Music in Middleton Fall 2018

Middleton Library is hosting a concert performed by musicians from the LSU School of Music in the Middleton Library lobby. This is an opportunity for these performers to showcase their talents and for other students to enjoy musical entertainment. Music

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A Coastal Jubilee

LSU Libraries Special Collections is commemorating Sea Grant Louisiana’s 50th anniversary with “Sea Grant Louisiana: 1968-2018” in the lecture hall of Hill Memorial Library. The small exhibition features published works by Sea Grant Louisiana that are part of the LSU

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LSU Libraries introduces evidence-based acquisition system

LSU Libraries is using evidence-based acquisition (EBA) to acquire e-books that users need based on how often titles are used. Evidence-based acquisition allows libraries to pay an upfront access fee that is less than the full cost of a collection

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Three library employees receive 2018 awards

LSU Libraries has bestowed three awards on library employees for 2018. The winners are: Jennifer Abraham Cramer, receiving the Staff Award; Emily Frank, receiving the Early Career Librarian Award; and Linda Smith Griffin, receiving the Carolyn H. Hargrave Senior Leadership

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LSU Libraries partners with LSU Manship School of Mass Communication for The Daily Reveille digitization project

LSU Libraries is partnering with the LSU Manship School of Mass Communication to digitize LSU’s award-winning student newspaper. The Daily Reveille dates back to 1897 and features articles from significant eras of history.  The Daily Reveille’s student-led staff has covered

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Events

Talk: "In Defense of Reading Reductively" by Sarah Allison
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2019 Friends of the LSU Libraries Book Bazaar
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Recent Faculty Publications

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.

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., & 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, & 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 & 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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