Monthly Archives: March 2009

Meet our staff: Elissa Plank

Although Elissa Plank has been the Head of Circulation in Middleton Library only a few short months, she hasn’t wasted time evaluating and enhancing her department’s services.  “One of my goals for my new position is to make the Circulation

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Mariners, Meridians and Monsters

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word “map?” The tattered road atlas stuffed under the seat of your car?  The large wall map in your dreaded high school history class?  Or perhaps more romantic

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“The Peace maker as he really is”

In 1919, shortly after the end of the First World War, President Woodrow Wilson traveled to France to participate in the Paris Peace Conference. Here he helped decide the fate of Germany and her allies and oversaw the creation of

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Government Documents features American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

Check out resources on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 on Middleton Library’s Government Documents webpage.  For more government resources checkout the subject guides or visit Government Documents in Middleton Library room 53.  Their hours are:   Monday-Thursday:

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History in small places

In November 2006, Nancy Sharon Collins, a New Orleans stationer, rescued several cases of steel dies from a stationery shop that flooded during Hurricane Katrina.  Many of the dies date back to the early 1900s and are valuable not only from an artistic standpoint,

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Upcoming patents and trademarks workshops

Trademark Workshop: Tuesday, April 14th 12:30p – 2:30p (Register at 12p) Louisiana Technical College, Room 116 1101 Bertrand Drive in Lafayette SPEAKERS: Jan Thomas – Trademark Librarian, LSU-Baton Rouge Ted Anthony – Trademark Attorney 1st Hour: Trademark Overview Term Limits

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Women’s History Month resources

March 2009 signifies the 23rd annual Women’s History Month. According to the National Women’s History Month Project website (, women’s history has been celebrated since the 1970s, when the first “Women’s History Week” was celebrated in Sonoma County, CA. In

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