Monthly Archives: May 2013

LSU Libraries participates in World Book Night

On April 23, LSU Libraries took part in World Book Night (http://www.us.worldbooknight.org/), an event to promote literacy and reading around the world to those who may not normally read or have access to books. Barnes and Noble provided 20 copies

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LSU Libraries Special Collections and partners win NEH Grant to digitize History of Louisiana’s Free People of Color

The National Endowment for the Humanities recently awarded a grant of $194,152 to the LSU Libraries Special Collections to digitize, index, and provide free access to family papers, business records, and public documents pertaining to free people of color in

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LSU Libraries participates in SpringFest 2013 and Preview LSU

On April 27, LSU Libraries participated in SpringFest (Spring Invitational Information Fair) in the Atchafalaya Room of the LSU Student Union. Forty-six high school students (who are, of course, also prospective LSU students) were in attendance for the weekend and

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New digital collection of historic postcards

LSU Special Collections has digitized two collections of historical postcards: the Mississippi and Louisiana postcard collection, 1906-1939 and the Louisiana postcard collection, 1904-1951. Both of which contain a large number of images of Louisiana landmarks and handwritten messages. Postcards sometimes

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LSU Libraries says goodbye to Glenn Walden

Glenn Walden, Ph.D. retired on April 2, which marked 34 years of service as a Library Associate at LSU. Following graduation with Special Honors from Jacksonville State University, Glenn came to LSU in the summer of 1969 to begin a

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ARTstor travel grants available to LSU faculty and students

ARTstor, one of the many resources that LSU Libraries subscribes to, is offering faculty and students at LSU and other universities with ARTstor subscriptions the chance to receive a research travel award. Each of the five ARTstor $1500 Travel Awards

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