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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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March 8: Next Steps in Text Mining Workshop

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Join John Laudun, Associate Professor of English at University of Louisiana – Lafayette, for a workshop on text mining on March 8, 2016, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., in Middleton Library room 295. The talk is part of a series

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Rare Books in Action

It has been another busy semester for rare books at LSU. In fact, students are using our collections in all kinds of interesting ways! Here are some photos from three recent class visits to Special Collections. Thirty students in Richard

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InterLibrary Loan Delivery Service

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Material ordered through InterLibrary Loan (ILL) is now available to faculty and staff for delivery to departmental mailboxes.  Items should be requested as usual by submitting an ILLiad request and specifying the preferred delivery method on the form. This new

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Exhibition: A Voyage to the Floating World

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Once isolated and mysterious, Japan captured the world’s imagination when it opened its doors to outsiders in the mid-nineteenth century. The colorful urban lifestyle of this era was chronicled by artists of a genre known as ukiyo-e. From geisha, samurai,

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Construction Update: February 24

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In the next few days, scaffolding will go up along a small portion of the east wall on the outside of Middleton Library, so ventilation for and HVAC system can be installed for the math lab. The work will involve

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Feb. 26: Introduction to Text Mining Workshop

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This workshop is full.  Charles Pence, Assistant Professor of Philosophy at LSU, will give a workshop introducing text mining on February 26, 2016,  from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., in Middleton Library 295. The talk is part of a series hosted

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