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Middleton Library reflection space now available for use

Middleton Library now includes a reflection space for students to pray, meditate, or reflect silently. Through research and input from students, the Diversity Committee of LSU Libraries initiated this project for the southwest corner of the fourth floor in Middleton

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LSU School of Art to host talk by Matthew Carter, November 15

The LSU School of Art will host a talk by internationally renowned British type designer, Matthew Carter, on Wednesday, November 15 at 5 p.m. with a reception to follow at Hill Memorial Library. Carter is best known for his bridging

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Music in Middleton

Join us for the popular Music in Middleton series in room 126 Middleton Library on November 27.

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Book talk and signing with Donna Brazile, Nov. 17

LSU Libraries Special Collections will host a book talk and signing with Donna Brazile on Friday, November 17th at 5:30 in Hill Memorial Library. Brazile will be discussing her most recent publication, Hacks: the Inside Story of the Break-ins and

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

LSU Libraries’ popular Food for Fines initiative is back. Nonperishable food items will be accepted for payment of library fines during November 2017. Each eligible food donation brought to the Access Services desk in Middleton Library will qualify for $1

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The LSU student press: an annotated bibliography (part 3)

Note: This is the third in a five-part occasional series on LSU’s official and unofficial student newspapers, yearbooks, magazines, and literary journals.   LSU ’78   |   1978 Hill Memorial Library LLMVC — LH1 .L55 L78 FLAT, MICROFILM 6193 & MICROFILM

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Haunting reads

Trick or treat! LSU Libraries gives you something good to read. Do you need some sweet reads to get you through those dark and stormy nights? LSU Libraries recommends the following books for particularly spine-tingling experiences. Each book is available

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New platform for Louisiana Digital Library

The LSU Libraries has developed a new online platform for the Louisiana Digital Library (LDL). Based on the open-source Islandora digital library software, the LSU Libraries Technology Initiatives team developed the updates to include enhanced features, allowing for greater access

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LSU Libraries welcomes Hayley Johnson

Hayley Johnson has joined LSU Libraries faculty as Head, Government Documents and Microforms. Johnson began working in academic libraries in 2012. She started as the Government Information Librarian at Nicholls State University where she was in charge of a small

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Middleton Library waterproofing project underway

Starting Monday, Oct. 16, students coming to Middleton Library will need to take a small detour to enter the building. Fencing and plywood along the front of Middleton Library will block direct access from the Quad, with a detour available

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Ligatures to Lichen: Gravestone Letterforms

LSU Graphic Design Professor Lynne Baggett describes her research, the focus of a new exhibition at Hill Memorial Library, “Letterform Characters: From Stone Carver to Type Designer,” on display through February 17, 2018. What is your background? I am originally

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How did library research contribute to a Nobel Prize winning discovery?

LSU Adjunct Professor and MIT Professor Emeritus Rainer Weiss and California Institute of Technology professors emeriti Kip Thorn and Barry Barish received the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics for the first detection of gravitational waves. The recipients are the leaders

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