Monthly Archives: November 2010

Special Collections hosts talk about Louisiana’s new flag

On Monday, December 6, Glen Duncan gave an illustrated talk on “A Modern History of the Louisiana Pelican Flag; or, a Tale of the Surprisingly Difficult Quest for the Official State Flag” in the Hill Memorial Library lecture hall on

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More than just books: Part One

When members of the LSU community think of the LSU Libraries, they think “research.” But what exactly does “research” entail? What resources do students and faculty actually use? As a former LSU undergraduate student, I’ve heard many individuals refer to

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Vote for LSU Libraries in “Focus on Your Library” contest

Thomson Reuters, the company behind the Web of Knowledge databases, is holding an essay competition for libraries to showcase how their “library is helping students and researchers achieve their goals.”  LSU Libraries is in the top eight finalists and now

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LSU Libraries flagship faculty

Congratulations Linda Smith Griffin, for being named the most recent LSU Today Flagship Faculty member! Linda Smith Griffin is an Associate Librarian and Head of Cataloging at the LSU Libraries. Read more about her in the LSU Today Flagship Faculty

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A special salute on Veterans Day

On Veterans Day, we want to call special attention to the resources we have for learning more about the men and women who have served our country in the military.    Hundreds of books found in Special Collections deal with veterans’

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