Monthly Archives: October 2014

Weird Science: A Renaissance book of monsters

Open your biology textbook and you probably won’t expect to find much information on unicorns, dragons, and sea monsters. But that hasn’t always been the case. In fact, for some of the leading naturalists of the Renaissance, as historian Paula

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Display honoring U.S. Congressman John R. Lewis in Middleton Library

On Tuesday, October 21, the LSU community will welcome noted civil rights leader and U.S. Congressman John R. Lewis to campus for a presentation that will be held at 7:00 p.m. in the LSU Student Union Theater.  In honor of

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Exhibit opening and reception: Cooperative Extention at LSU

LSU Libraries celebrated the opening of Cooperative Extension at LSU: Commemorating the Centennial of the Smith-Lever Act of 1914 on Thursday, October 16 from 5:30-7:30 pm in Hill Memorial Library. A brief program took place at 6 p.m., featuring comments from Provost Stuart

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An LSU Libraries open house: “It Came from the Library!”

LSU Libraries will host “It Came from the Library!”, an open house in Middleton Library on Wednesday, October 29th, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  All students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend.  Information stations will be set up

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“Follow your own star!” Dante in Special Collections

Dante’s Divine Comedy was the runaway hit of medieval and Renaissance Italy. More than 600 manuscript copies of the poem were made within eighty years of Dante’s death in 1321, and after the invention of printing in the mid fifteenth

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Third and Fourth floor library offices close

The third and fourth floor offices in Middleton Library, also known as  stacks offices, will close on Monday, October 6. At that time, all Circulation Services personnel will begin working at the circulation desk on the first floor. Instead of

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LSU Libraries hosted music library conference

LSU Libraries hosted the 2014 annual meeting of the Southeast Music Library Association October 2-4 at Hill Memorial Library. The focus of the meeting was experimental music and digital media, with an emphasis on how music librarians can support and

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