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Going viral, 16th century style: Luther, the Protestant Reformation, and the printed word

Whether or not Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses to the door of the Wittenberg Castle church in October 1517 is up for debate. However, the publications Luther produced for lay audiences in later years contributed to a “pamphlet explosion”

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Palpable passion: Bensman makes charitable bequest to LSU Libraries

Accomplished informetics scholar and retired LSU librarian Dr. Stephen Bensman has empowered LSU Libraries to build a unique collection of Southern Jewish history and cultural materials, with opportunities for related educational programming. Bensman hopes the gift, to be made through

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A legacy of reading

In the summer of 2015, the LSU Libraries lost a great friend when an accident took the life of English professor Elizabeth “Lisi” Oliver. Oliver always took an active interest in the library, offering helpful input into the status of

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LSU Libraries welcomes Clint Bordelon

Clint Bordelon has joined LSU Libraries’ professional staff as the Facilities Coordinator for Middleton Library, bringing with him IT and operational experience in facilities and experience with graduate-level research. Before coming to Middleton Library, Bordelon completed an academic internship at

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Music in Middleton, September 20, 12 p.m.

“Music in Middleton” is back by popular demand. After a successful concert in April 2017, Middleton Library will host another concert performed by musicians from the LSU School of Music in the Middleton Library lobby on Monday, September 20, at

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LSU Libraries welcomes Brittany O’Neill

Brittany O’Neill has joined LSU Libraries as a humanities and social sciences librarian in the Research and Instruction Services department. O’Neill earned her BA in English with a focus in Technical Communication from the University of Central Florida and her

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Math journal launched on LSU Libraries ejournal platform

In collaboration with LSU Mathematics Professor emeritus Hui-Hsiung Kuo, LSU Libraries has launched the journal Communications on Stochastic Analysis (COSA) on its journal hosting platform on LSU Digital Commons. COSA joins Journal of Latin American Geography on the platform, with

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NEH grant awarded to director of LSU Libraries’ Digital Scholarship Lab

Lauren Coats, director of LSU Libraries’ Digital Scholarship Lab and associate professor of English, was recently awarded an NEH Institutes for the Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities grant with co-principal investigator Emily McGinn, Digital Humanities Coordinator at the University

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Raptors at the library

On Monday, August 28, from 11 a.m. until noon, visitors to the Paper Tigers & Biblio-Beasts: Creatures in the Collections exhibit in Hill Memorial Library will get to meet more than paper and biblio-animals. The Wildlife Hospital of Louisiana at

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Save the date: FrankenFaire Open House

LSU Libraries’ FrankenFaire will take place on Wednesday, October 25, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  This Halloween-themed Open House event is open to all LSU students and features information stations, games, prizes, pizza, and Trick or Treats.  In the

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New subscriptions to The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal

Thanks to a partnership between LSU Student Government and the Libraries, students, faculty and staff now have full access to The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times through the respective native web sites, and for The Wall Street

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Updates for fall 2017: hours, textbooks, and a new study space

Beginning on Monday, August 21st, the second, third, and fourth floors of Middleton Library will close at 10:00 PM, Sunday through Thursday.  (In the spring 2017 semester, these floors closed at midnight.)  These floors will continue to close at 8:00

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