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LSU librarians present at national American Library Association conference

LSU librarians Emily Frank, Hayley Johnson, Marty Miller, Brittany O’Neill and Sarah Simms presented at the American Library Association Annual Conference, which took place June 21-26 in New Orleans. Frank, Coordinator of Scholarship & Open Access, presented “Textbook Affordability: Practical

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Special Collections awards three researchers travel grants

LSU Libraries has selected three scholars to receive travel grants from LSU Libraries to use the extensive historical material in the LSU Special Collections for their respective research and book projects. The purpose of the grant is to support the travel and

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Gina Costello named Associate Dean for Technology and Special Collections

Gina Costello has been named LSU Libraries Associate Dean for Technology and Special Collections. She has served as Associate Dean for Technology Initiatives since May 2015 and was appointed as Interim Associate Dean for Special Collections in May 2017. In

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LSU Libraries to install new technology in Middleton Library

LSU Libraries recently received a $30,799.70 Student Technology Fee grant to upgrade resources and services in Middleton Library. Middleton Library is one of the busiest places on campus, and its paper-based signage and lack of other technology can make it

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Inventors throughout Louisiana seek out the Patent & Trademark Resource Center

A few years ago, Wayne and Dawn Nix consulted with LSU Libraries’ faculty member David Dunaway about an invention the couple had designed. Dunaway, who then headed the LSU Libraries Patent and Trademark Resource Center, guided them through the complex

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Funding available to publish in Open Access journals

LSU Libraries is piloting an Open Access (OA) Author Fund to provide LSU researchers and authors with funds needed to publish their work in fully open access journals that require author fees. The fund, totaling $30,000, will be available over

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LSU Libraries Student Advisory Council

LSU Libraries has implemented a Student Advisory Council that will represent the Libraries to the student body and provide a formal channel for student suggestions related to library needs. The council, an initiative suggested by the LSU Student Government,  is

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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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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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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 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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Jacob Fontenot is the new head of Interlibrary Loan

Jacob Fontenot is the new head of the Interlibrary Loan Department (ILL) at LSU Libraries. The ILL Department enables LSU students, faculty, and staff to borrow books, articles, CDs, DVDs, and other materials from academic libraries throughout the world to

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