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April 21: Visualization Workshop

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Join Lauren Klein, Assistant Professor in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication at Georgia Tech, for a visualization workshop on April 21, 2016, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Hill Memorial Library lecture hall. The talk is part

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Construction update: April 18

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Construction for the math lab on the third floor of Middleton Library is on schedule and going smoothly. An acoustical ceiling grid and storefront framing is installed, and glazing (glass) is in progress with an expected completion date of the

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Afton Villa: A conversation with Genevieve Munson Trimble

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On Wednesday, April 20 at 5:15 pm (informal pre-talk reception and book signing to begin at 4:30 pm), please join us at the Hill Memorial Library Lecture Hall for a conversation with Genevieve “Gen” Trimble on her beautiful new book,

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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: 1930’s 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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