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Digital project offers access to the history of free people of color in Louisiana

The award-winning 2013 movie 12 Years a Slave about Solomon Northrup, a free man of color from New York who was sold into slavery in Louisiana, brought unprecedented attention to the history of free people of color in the United

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Historical Louisiana newspapers recently added to Chronicling America

The Digitizing Louisiana Newspapers Project (DLNP) is pleased to announce that an additional four historical Louisiana newspapers have recently been uploaded to the Library of Congress’s Chronicling America site. The New Orleans Daily Democrat, The South-Western , The Sugar Planter,

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Historical Louisiana newspapers available online

A new source of information is available for students, scholars, genealogists, and Louisiana history buffs. The LSU Libraries announces the availability of six historical Louisiana newspapers online from its Digitizing Louisiana Newspapers Project.   The six–The Carrollton Sun, the Louisiana Democrat,

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LSU photographs and more on Louisiana Digital Library

The LSU Libraries Special Collections has recently added the University Archives Digital Collections to the LOUISiana Digital Library.  Consisting of the University Archives Photograph Collection and the University Archives Printed Materials Collection, these materials provide a rich look into the

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Open Access Week observed at LSU

Open Access Week 2009, organized by the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) of the Association of Research Libraries, is a week-long event held during the week of October 19-23, 2009. Participants at locations around the world have scheduled

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LSU to host scholarly communication road show

The Scholarly Communication Road Show is coming to LSU! When: Wednesday, June 17, 2009, from 1:00 – 5:00 Where: LSU Faculty Club How Much: Workshop is FREE; Lunch is $15 for ACRL-LA Chapter Members, $35 for non-members (includes membership fee)

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