Monthly Archives: March 2014

Making a difference in coastal restoration: CWPPRA traveling exhibition at Hill includes archival materials from Special Collections

What do Father Louis Hennepin (member of La Salle’s first expedition), naturalist John James Audubon, celebrated poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and former U.S. Senator John B. Breaux all have in common? Evidence of their work documenting, illustrating, and preserving the

Posted in Exhibitions, Special Collections

Reminder: Extended library hours Saturday, Mar. 29

Libraries Hours

As noted in a previous post, Middleton Library will be open from 8:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 29.  The extended hours are to accommodate a make-up class day for class days that were lost due to inclement

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New reading list tool for Moodle users

LSU Libraries has made it easier to access full-text library materials through Moodle. The LSU Libraries Reading List Tool allows instructors to create reading lists in Moodle. First, without leaving Moodle, the instructor can search the library’s holdings, which include

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Humorous maps of Europe in 1870

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word “map”? Most of us would probably think of road maps. There are, however, many different kinds of maps, ranging from maps of historical events and time periods to maps of

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LSU Libraries celebrates Women’s History Month

In honor of Women’s History Month 2014, LSU Libraries has created a slide show showcasing twenty amazing “firsts” by women beginning in 1849 and ending in 2008.  The timeline represents an international panel of women who broke gender and racial

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Consultation room available for research help

Multi-Purpose Room Serves Users with Disabilities LSU Libraries recently converted an existing space in Middleton Library to create the Consultation Room. Located in room 141, the Consultation Room offers a place for librarians to provide in-depth research support to students.

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Lacher-Feldman’s new book receives accolades

Jessica Lacher-Feldman, Head of LSU Libraries Special Collections, is the author of a recently-published book entitled Exhibits in Archives and Special Collections Libraries (Society of American Archivists, 2013).  The book is a culmination of years of actively developing and executing

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LSU Discover Research Day

You’re Invited! LSU Discover Research Day An Undergraduate Research Symposium for all Colleges and Programs Monday, March 10, 2014 Free and open to the public 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Presentations 1:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. Provost Bell to speak

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