Monthly Archives: September 2015

Don’t let your laptop walk off

Five unattended laptops have been stolen in Middleton Library over the past two weeks.  Never leave personal belongings unattended in the library, even for a few minutes, including study rooms. Take valuable items with you when you leave your seat,

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Text alerts available for laptop availability

As part of the Gear 2 Geaux program, laptops bought with tech fee money are available for students to check in Middleton Library. This program has been in place for over a decade and has always been popular with students.

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Afternoon in the Archives: A Remembrance of Huey Long

LSU Libraries Special Collections will feature materials related to Governor and Senator Huey P. Long in its next “Afternoon in the Archives,” which will be held 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 30, in Hill Memorial Library. A

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“Curses! Foiled again!” How to keep your books safe, 18th-century style

Librarians love acronyms. One of the best is for Stanford University’s digital preservation program LOCKSS (“Lots of Copies Keep Stuff Safe”). Several hundred years ago, “Lots of Curses Keep Stuff Safe” would have rung true as well. First used in

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Rare books enrich students’ classroom experience

Love Digital, Live Analog. That was the theme of a recent class visit to Special Collections. Doctoral students in Music 7800 (Introduction to Research in Music) have an assignment to research something from our collections that relates to music. Curator

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Middleton Library books reorganized in advance of renovations

In preparation for a math lab on the third floor of Middleton Library, many third floor books are being reorganized within the library. Other library renovations and improvements will also start soon, and may cause some noise and the relocation

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Faster, Greener, and More Reliable

LSU Libraries recently upgraded its online catalog and related library systems by moving them to new servers on the cloud. The move was part of a statewide migration conducted by LOUIS: The Louisiana Library Network, which had been hosting the

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Rachel Tillay, Digital Projects Librarian

Last spring, LSU Libraries welcomed Rachel Tillay as Digital Projects Librarian. Rachel is a Louisiana native, born and raised in Destrehan, Louisiana. She holds a bachelor’s of arts in music from Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi. She discovered a passion

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