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LSU Libraries welcomes Nick Skaggs to a new position

Nick Skaggs recently became LSU Libraries’ new Manuscripts Processing Archivist for Special Collections. Skaggs has worked for LSU Libraries since July 2016 when he accepted his first position as a library associate in the Public and Research Services Department at

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LSU Libraries welcomes Emily Frank to a new position

Emily Frank is LSU Libraries’ new Coordinator of Scholarship and Open Access. Frank has been with LSU Libraries since August 2013 when she started as the Instructional Technologies and Engineering Librarian. As the Coordinator of Scholarship and Open Access, Frank

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LSU Libraries welcomes Melissa Smith

Melissa Smith has joined LSU Libraries faculty as Assistant Curator of Manuscripts for Special Collections. Smith has worked as a Processing Archivist beginning with her first internship at Historic New Orleans Collection in the mid-1990s and professionally for the past

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LSU Libraries welcomes Megan Lounsberry to a new position

Megan Lounsberry is now Middleton Library’s Electronic Resources Librarian. Prior to this position, Lounsberry worked as the head of Interlibrary Loan Services in Middleton for 2 years. She acquired a job in interlibrary loan as a student worker while in undergraduate

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Food for Fines: Pay library fines with food donations during November

LSU Libraries’ popular Food for Fines initiative is back. Nonperishable food items will be accepted for payment of library fines during November 2017. Each eligible food donation brought to the Access Services desk in Middleton Library will qualify for $1

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New platform for Louisiana Digital Library

The LSU Libraries has developed a new online platform for the Louisiana Digital Library (LDL). Based on the open-source Islandora digital library software, the LSU Libraries Technology Initiatives team developed the updates to include enhanced features, allowing for greater access

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LSU Libraries welcomes Hayley Johnson

Hayley Johnson has joined LSU Libraries faculty as Head, Government Documents and Microforms. Johnson began working in academic libraries in 2012. She started as the Government Information Librarian at Nicholls State University where she was in charge of a small

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How did library research contribute to a Nobel Prize winning discovery?

LSU Adjunct Professor and MIT Professor Emeritus Rainer Weiss and California Institute of Technology professors emeriti Kip Thorn and Barry Barish received the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics for the first detection of gravitational waves. The recipients are the leaders

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LSU Libraries welcomes Clint Bordelon

Clint Bordelon has joined LSU Libraries’ professional staff as the Facilities Coordinator for Middleton Library, bringing with him IT and operational experience in facilities and experience with graduate-level research. Before coming to Middleton Library, Bordelon completed an academic internship at

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LSU Libraries welcomes Brittany O’Neill

Brittany O’Neill has joined LSU Libraries as a humanities and social sciences librarian in the Research and Instruction Services department. O’Neill earned her BA in English with a focus in Technical Communication from the University of Central Florida and her

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New subscriptions to The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal

Thanks to a partnership between LSU Student Government and the Libraries, students, faculty and staff now have full access to The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times through the respective native web sites, and for The Wall Street

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Updates for fall 2017: hours, textbooks, and a new study space

Beginning on Monday, August 21st, the second, third, and fourth floors of Middleton Library will close at 10:00 PM, Sunday through Thursday.  (In the spring 2017 semester, these floors closed at midnight.)  These floors will continue to close at 8:00

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