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But Wait, There’s More: Additional WWI Holdings

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Unidentified soldiers in transport train in France, c. 1918.* When discussions began regarding mounting an exhibition to commemorate the First World War, the consensus was that there was not enough related material in LSU Libraries Special Collections to fill both

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Mossville Oral History Project available online

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The Mossville Oral History Project collection, a series of interviews which documented the history of Mossville, Louisiana, is now complete and available online. More than 75 interviews may be watched or heard, in which 58 people shared stories on their

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2017-2018 General Syed Ali Zamin Memorial Scholarship recipient

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Sarah Mahler has been recognized as recipient of the General Syed Ali Zamin Memorial Scholarship for the 2017-2018 school year. Mahler is a junior majoring in International Studies. She has been a student worker in Access Services since 2015. “I

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Cristina Caminita wins National Library Week contest

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Cristina Caminita, Head of Research and Instruction Services, was recently recognized as this year’s winner of Wiley’s National Library Week contest: Embedded Librarianship. She was nominated by Emily Frank, Instructional Technologies and Engineering Librarian. “Cristina Caminita’s experience in embedded librarianship

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Historical dissertations and theses now available through LSU Digital Commons

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Historical dissertations and theses produced by LSU graduate students are now freely available through LSU Historical Dissertations and Theses collection in LSU Digital Commons. The collection consists of more than 7,400 titles produced by graduate students between 1935 and 2001.

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Music in Middleton, Monday, April 24th, 12:30 PM

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The ordinarily quiet lobby of Middleton Library will briefly become a music recital hall at 12:30 PM on Monday, April 24th, as the library hosts “Music in Middleton,” a concert event featuring musicians from the LSU School of Music. The

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Sarah Simms and Hayley Johnson awarded grants to complete “Through an Extended Lens”

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LSU Libraries’ Sarah Simms, Undergraduate and Student Success Librarian, and Hayley Johnson, Head of Government Information at Nicholls State University, recently received the ALA Carnegie-Whitney Grant and the NewsBank/ Readex/ GODORT/ ALA Catharine J. Reynolds Award. Both grants will fund

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Sarah Simms joins LSU Libraries

Sarah Simms, Undergraduate and Student Success Librarian

LSU Libraries welcomes Sarah Simms as the Undergraduate and Student Success Librarian. She holds a BA in international relations from Boston University, and received her MSLIS from the Palmer School at Long Island University. In New York, Simms gained more than eight

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Middleton and Hill Memorial Library closed on April 14

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Both Middleton Library and Hill Memorial Library will be closed Friday, April 14 (Good Friday). Middleton Library will be open on Saturday and Sunday, and Hill Memorial Library will reopen on Monday. See the website for a full listing of

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The American Library Association’s training camp libraries in World War I

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In observance of National Library Week (April 9-15) and the centenary of America’s entry into World War I in April 1917, this blog post explores the efforts of the American Library Association to provide books and periodicals to U.S. military

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Omohundro Institute awards Lauren Coats and Andrew Sluyter grants to digitize collections

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Lauren Coats, Director of the Digital Scholarship Lab, and Andrew Sluyter (Geography and Anthropology), have been awarded a grant by the Omohundro Institute to fund the digitization of the Carlos Trudeau papers and the Vincente Sebastian Pintado papers. The Lapidus Fellowship

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Civil War Book Review to host lecture on Civil War diary of Louisiana Confederate chaplain

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The Civil War Book Review will sponsor a lecture on April 10, 2017, at 11 a.m. in Hill Memorial Library. Dr. Patrick Hayes will deliver a lecture about his most recent publication, The Civil War Diary of Rev. James Sheeran, C.S.s.R.

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