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LSU Libraries welcomes Amanda Hawk

Amanda Hawk has joined LSU Libraries faculty as Special Collections Head of Public & Research Services. In her new position, Hawk will manage and coordinate all aspects of the LSU Libraries Special Collections’ reference services and public services.  She will

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Afternoon in the Archives: Women in Music

After you enjoy Wednesday’s Music in Middleton concert at noon, join us in Hill Memorial Library for an Afternoon in the Archives event showcasing a few of our treasures on women in music from the Middle Ages to the twentieth

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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 7/20/18. 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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