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Citation management workshops

LSU Libraries will host a series of workshops in February, March and April to teach about three citation management platforms and how to organize research and easily format citations in a variety of styles. Register at lsu.libcal.com/calendar/citation. Mendeley Feb. 19

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Carnival 1935

Rex Parade 1935.  Floats designed by Léda Hincks Plauché.  Float title: “Where Gay Flowers Come to Life” [No. 14].  Date: March 5, 1935.  Location: New Orleans, LA.  On the Corner of St. Charles Avenue and Julia Street. Mardi Gras day

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LSU Libraries welcomes Scott Ziegler

Scott Ziegler has joined LSU Libraries faculty as Head of Digital Programs & Services. In his new role, Ziegler will develop strategies for the Libraries’ digitization and preservation operations, ensuring access to and preservation of the library’s digital assets.  Ziegler

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2018 Friends of the LSU Libraries Book Bazaar

Friends of the LSU Libraries will hold its 2018 Book Bazaar on March 1 and 2 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and March 3 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the 4-H Mini Barn & Nelson Memorial on

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Mardi Gras hours

LSU Libraries will have reduced hours during Mardi Gras Holiday. Middleton Library will open February 10 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and February 12 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Middleton Library will be closed February 11 and February

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Safe spaces in LSU Libraries

LSU Safe Space

Editor’s note: this post was updated on 6/18/18. As a resource for everyone on campus as well as our surrounding community, the Libraries is committed to being safe, inclusive and welcoming to everyone. Several LSU Libraries staff members from both Middleton

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LSU Libraries welcomes Matthew Jordan

Matthew Jordan has joined LSU Libraries as Technical Services Cataloging Associate in Special Collections. Jordan has worked for The Center for Southeast Louisiana Studies and Archives and the Department of History and Political Science as a Graduate Assistant while at

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LSU Libraries to install and improve water filling stations

LSU Libraries has received approval of a student sustainability project for Middleton Library. The Student Sustainability Fund is supporting the concept of new water-filling stations throughout Middleton Library. Students have expressed concerns about several existing water filling stations, and a

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LSU Libraries bids goodbye to Stephen J. Bensman

LSU Libraries is saddened to note the passing of Dr. Stephen J. Bensman on Thursday, January 4, 2018.  Bensman worked for 37 years for LSU Libraries in a variety of positions, most significantly as bibliographer for the social sciences and

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LSU Libraries closed Jan. 19

Because of problems with water pressure related to freezing temperatures this week, LSU Libraries will be closed tomorrow, Friday, January 19.

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MLK holiday hours

LSU Libraries will have adjusted hours during MLK holiday. Middleton Library will be open January 13 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. and January 14 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Middleton Library will open at 2 p.m. on Monday

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LSU Libraries joins Islandora Foundation

LSU Libraries has recently become a member of the Islandora Foundation, joining institutions such as the American Philosophical Society and the Smithsonian Institution in an effort to support and further the Islandora project. Islandora is an open source digital library/digital repository

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