Monthly Archives: July 2013

Fine Frocks and Curious Coiffures: “Centuries of Style” Exhibition opens July 29

Dressed in an eclectic mix of everything from haute couture in Paris to Cajun Mardi Gras chicken-chasing garb, the gallery in Hill Memorial Library is ready for its close-up! Centuries of Style: A RETROspective of Dress features the fashion photography

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Traffic? What traffic? A 1947 aerial view

The LSU campus was still a relatively bucolic location in 1947, a little over a year after World War II ended. “Victory Gardens,” also known as “war gardens” and “food gardens for defense,” were still being maintained in the areas

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Library acquires rare book by Albrecht Dürer

A book that some scholars consider to be the most important book of the artistic Renaissance in northern Europe has made its way onto the shelves of LSU’s Hill Memorial Library. The Institutiones geometricae of Albrecht Dürer was a landmark

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LSU Summer Camp Program Students visit Middleton Library

As part of their two-week program, 21 pre-kindergarten students attending the LSU Summer Camp program visited Middleton Library on Wednesday, July 10th.  Library Associate Robert Bigelow hosted the event in Education Resources, where General Librarian Andrea Hebert read the students

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Document delivery service expanded to include graduate students

LSU Interlibrary Loan department is excited to announce the expansion of our new Document Delivery service to include graduate students beginning Friday, July 5th. What is Document Delivery? It is a new service offered by Interlibrary Loan that electronically delivers

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LSU Libraries participate in freshmen orientations

LSU Libraries are currently participating in freshmen orientations throughout the summer in two ways. Through the Office of Orientation, information fairs are being held in the Cotillion Ballroom for hundreds of freshmen students who are beginning their studies at LSU

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Journal edited by LSU Librarian places third in 2013 Catholic Press Association Awards

The journal Catholic Library World, which is edited by LSU librarian Sigrid Kelsey, has been awarded third place in the Catholic Press Association’s annual awards in the category of “General Excellence – Professional & special-interest magazines including clergy & religious.” 

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Historian presents talk on Lee and Grant on July 9th at Hill Memorial Library

Historian Harry S. Laver, Ph.D., will present “Vicksburg, Gettysburg, and the Art of Command: Generalship and the Decisive Battle,” on Tuesday, July 9, at 5:30 in Hill Memorial Library at LSU. The Siege at Vicksburg, Mississippi, and the Battle of

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