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InterLibrary Loan becomes faster and more cost efficient

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Requests for materials not held by LSU Libraries will now be fulfilled more quickly. LSU Libraries’ interlibrary loan unit has recently joined the new SEC Consortium of resource sharing libraries, which was formed in early 2016 by the Texas A&M

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Construction update: Quiet space available in Hill Memorial Library for finals week

Fun fact- scenes from The Fantastic Four were filmed in this room.

Construction projects in Middleton Library continue as students study for finals this week. Stopping the construction during finals was not negotiable, so a quiet study hall is set up in Hill Memorial Library and the construction company has been asked

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Reminder: Audubon Day, April 30

231 years ago today, on April 26, 1785, the ornithologist, naturalist, and painter John James Audubon was born. Come help us celebrate Audubon’s birthday (a few days late!) this coming Saturday at our annual Audubon Day. Few works of art

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Middleton Library finals week activities

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Library staff members are always ready to help with the stress and long hours that inevitably accompany exam time. Students can contact librarians for help with research; use the millions of books, journal articles, and online resources available through the

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Andrea Hebert receives 2016 Distance Library Services Conference Award

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LSU Libraries’ Andrea Hebert received the 17th Distance Library Services Conference Award, presented April 20 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The award is given to a first-time conference attendee with a contributed paper at the conference. Hebert presented her paper, “Hunting and Gathering:

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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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