Monthly Archives: March 2011

Louisiana Connecting to Collections Statewide Preservation Planning Survey

The Louisiana Libraries, Archives, and Museums Preservation Project (LA LAMPP) formed as a collaboration among the with Louisiana Archives and Manuscripts Association (LAMA) Le Comité des Archives de la Louisiane, Inc., Louisiana Association of Museums (LAM), and LYRASIS (regional library

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Award-Winning novelist Susan Straight to present lecture and reading at Special Collections, March 24th

Susan Straight, an award-winning novelist and author, will present a reading and lecture Thursday, March 24, at 4 p.m. in the Hill Memorial Library lecture hall on the LSU campus. The event is free and open to the public. A

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The 18th century in 3-D

Special Collections recently acquired an eighteenth-century “view book” of six hand-colored cards showing a scene on a Caribbean plantation. The item is meant to be viewed with each card set slightly apart from the others, creating a three-dimensional effect. In

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LSU Libraries employee receives scholarship

LSU Libraries employee Jordan Signater is recipient of the 2011 Ollie Burns Scholarship. Jordan is from Morganza, Louisiana, and began working in the LSU Libraries as a student worker in 2002. Upon graduating in 2007, he became a full time

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LSU Librarian receives two grants

LSU Libraries Art and Design Librarian Hillary Veeder is recipient of two grants. The first is the H.W. Wilson Research Award in the amount of $850 to support Veeder’s upcoming research project, Title Histories of Art & Design Periodical Literature.

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