Monthly Archives: January 2012

Archives and Public Policy: Coastal Louisiana, Energy and the Environment topic of Jan. 30 Talk

Environmental historian Jason Theriot will present “Building America’s Energy Corridor: Pipelines, Wetlands, and the Breaux Act” on Monday, January 30, at 4:00 in the Holliday Forum of the Journalism Building. Theriot, a native of Louisiana, is a graduate of LSU’s

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Special Collections featured on C-SPAN Book TV

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles stopped in at LSU Libraries Special Collections in early December to film segments for C-SPAN2 BookTV with Interim Assistant Dean of Libraries Elaine Smyth and Interim Head of Special Collections Tara Laver. The pieces aired December

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LSU Libraries’ Faye Phillips to retire

LSU Libraries’ Associate Dean Faye Phillips will retire at the end of January, after twenty-six years of service to the university. Phillips’ prestigious career began in 1972, when she joined the staff of the Georgia State University archives department within

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SOPA, PIPA, and libraries

Today, webistes like Wikipedia, Reddit, and the Internet Archive will go dark in protest of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Protect IP Act (PIPA). The Google doodle for today recognizes the protest as well. How does SOPA

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“Charles Dickens at 200” exhibit

This year marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Dickens, one of English literature’s most beloved authors. No other writer has had so great an impact on our perception of Victorian England, and few can claim to have

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Libraries’ staff member volunteers with ALA on St. Bernard Project

LSU Libraries’ Head of Acquisitions Services Marsha Arrighi’s volunteer work is a topic in the December 2011 newsletter of the Library Support Staff Interests Round Table (LSSIRT) of the American Library Association. The 2011 ALA Conference was hosted in New

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