Monthly Archives: January 2014

LSU Libraries to host an open house

On Wednesday, February 5, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., LSU Libraries will host an open house in Middleton Library.  At this event, students will be able to learn some new things about LSU Libraries’ resources and services and have

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Roadmap to the future of libraries facilities

Flying in just ahead of Winter Storm Leon, architects David Moore and Meghan Clemmons of McMillan Pazdan Smith returned to the LSU Libraries on Monday, January 27, to continue work with Libraries staff and other stakeholders on creating a roadmap

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Historical Louisiana newspapers recently added to Chronicling America

The Digitizing Louisiana Newspapers Project (DLNP) is pleased to announce that an additional four historical Louisiana newspapers have recently been uploaded to the Library of Congress’s Chronicling America site. The New Orleans Daily Democrat, The South-Western , The Sugar Planter,

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Hoops and history at Hill Memorial Library

LSU Libraries Special Collections is the place to learn about the university’s history, and on February 1, 2014, was host to a pre-game event about a historical era in Tiger’s basketball. Talk show host Jim Engster interviewed former LSU basketball

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“Created Equal” film series continues with “Slavery by Another Name”

On Monday, January 27, LSU Libraries is hosting the second round of events in its film-based program, Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle (funded by a grant from National Endowment for the Humanities).  First, from noon to 1:30 PM, there

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First events in LSU Libraries’ “Created Equal” film series

To commemorate Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, on Tuesday, January 21, LSU Libraries is hosting two events at the Hill Memorial Library Lecture Hall to launch the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grant funded film-based program, Created Equal: America’s Civil

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Integrating LSU

The story of the integration of LSU transcends black and white. It is a tale of human perseverance; a shared, unwavering belief in the ideals of democracy; and ultimately, justice. The Relentless Pursuit of “Equal:” Integrating LSU commemorates the work

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LSU Librarians meet with new international students

On January 8 at the International Cultural Center, Emily Frank, Instructional Technology & Engineering Librarian, and Mitch Fontenot, Instruction & Outreach Librarian, met with 40 new international students who are beginning their studies at LSU this spring as part of

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“Old Ways No More” on view in Middleton Library

Upon entering Middleton Library for the next few weeks, you will be able to view “Old Ways No More,” a web-based production featuring oral histories and other sources from LSU Libraries Special Collections that document the Baton Rouge Bus Boycott

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