Monthly Archives: November 2013

Centuries of Style: Exhibition Highlights

“Naked people,” Mark Twain once quipped, “have little or no influence on society.” Our recent exhibition, Centuries of Style: A Retrospective of Dress, encouraged visitors to think about whether clothes really do make the man. In case you missed the

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Louisiana’s German Jewish history and one family’s probe into its past

Special Collections provides numerous avenues and opportunities for historical research, with genealogy among them. Recently, a Louisiana native, whose family has a lengthy connection to LSU, discovered a part of his family history among our holdings. Jay Silverberg, a Thibodaux

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Phone charging courtesy of the Student Government

The LSU Student Government recently funded the purchase of 30 new iPhone, iPad, and Android device chargers for student use.  LSU students can now check these out at the Middleton Library Circulation Desk.  Students can check chargers out for up

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LSU Libraries participates in Louisiana Book Festival

On Saturday, November 2, LSU Libraries staffed a booth at the Louisiana Book Festival on the grounds of the State Capitol. Twenty-five thousand people attended the Festival throughout the day, and more than a dozen volunteers from the LSU Libraries’ staff handed

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LSU Librarians assist class in 3D scanning and printing project

Two LSU Librarians will be assisting an LSU architecture class in an exciting project involving both traditional and cutting-edge techniques for modeling and creating physical objects.  The class, ARCH 5004, explores the translation of digital models into physical models through

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La Langue Mondiale: A new exhibit at Hill

LSU Libraries Special Collections, in association with the LSU School of Art, presents a collaborative exhibition titled: La langue mondiale: French as the Language of Art and Thought, November 4, 2013 – March 8, 2014 in Hill Memorial Library. La

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